Corvette C6 2009 Owners Manual PDF

Service ............................................................5-3
Accessories and Modifications ..........................5-3
California Proposition 65 Warning .....................5-4
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements .....5-4
Doing Your Own Service Work .........................5-4
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the
Vehicle ......................................................5-5
Fuel ................................................................5-5
Gasoline Octane ............................................5-5
Gasoline Specifications ....................................5-6
California Fuel ...............................................5-6
Additives .......................................................5-7
Fuels in Foreign Countries ...............................5-8
Filling the Tank ..............................................5-8
Filling a Portable Fuel Container .....................5-11
Checking Things Under the Hood ....................5-12
Hood Release ..............................................5-13
Engine Compartment Overview .......................5-14
Engine Oil ...................................................5-19
Engine Oil Life System ..................................5-26
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter ................................5-28
Automatic Transmission Fluid .........................5-31
Manual Transmission Fluid .............................5-31
Hydraulic Clutch ...........................................5-31
Cooling System (Engine) ................................5-32
Cooling System (Intercooler) ...........................5-33
Engine Coolant .............................................5-34
Engine Overheating .......................................5-39
Overheated Engine Protection
Operating Mode .........................................5-41
Power Steering Fluid .....................................5-41
Windshield Washer Fluid ................................5-42
Brakes ........................................................5-43
Battery ........................................................5-49
Jump Starting ...............................................5-50
Rear Axle .......................................................5-54
Headlamp Aiming ...........................................5-55
Bulb Replacement ..........................................5-56
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting ............5-56
Halogen Bulbs ..............................................5-56
Headlamps, Front Turn Signal, and Parking
Lamps .....................................................5-57
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps ............5-58
Replacement Bulbs .......................................5-59
Windshield Replacement .................................5-59
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement ..............5-59
Tires ..............................................................5-62
Winter Tires .................................................5-63
Tire Sidewall Labeling ...................................5-64
Tire Terminology and Definitions .....................5-66
Run-Flat Tires ..............................................5-69
Section 5 Service and Appearance Care
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