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Index To quickly locate information about the vehicle, use the index in the back of the manual. It is an alphabetical list of what is in the manual and silveeado page number where it can be found. Safety Warnings and Symbols A circle with a slash through it is a safety symbol which means Vehicle Symbol Chart Here are some additional symbols that may be found on the vehicle and what they mean.

For more information on the symbol, refer to the index. Brake System Warning Light ” Section 1 Head Restraints Head Restraints The front seats have adjustable head restraints in the outboard seating positions. Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly.

Pull the head restraint up to raise it.

To lower the head restraint, press the button, silvefado on the top of the seatback, and push the restraint down. Push down on the head restraint after the button is released to make sure that it is locked in place. The head restraints are not designed to be removed. If the vehicle has a manual seat, it can be moved forward or rearward. Lift the bar to silveraco the seat. Slide the seat to the desired position and release the bar.

Try to move the seat with your body to be sure the seat is locked in place.

Move the seat forward or rearward by sliding the control forward or rearward. Power Lumbar On seats with power lumbar, the controls used to operate this feature are located on the outboard side of the seats. Heated Seats On vehicles with heated front seats, the controls are located on the driver and passenger doors. Press to turn on the heated seatback. Heated Seat and Seatback: Press to turn on the heated seat and seatback. The light on the button will come on to indicate that the feature is working.

To save seating positions in memory: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts cannot do their job when you are reclined like this.

The shoulder belt cannot do its job. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. Manual Reclining Seatbacks On seats with manual reclining seatbacks, the lever used to operate them is located on the outboard side of the seat s.

Lift the recline lever. Move the seatback to the desired position, then release the lever to lock the seatback in place. Power Reclining Seatbacks If the seats have power reclining seatbacks, the control used to recline them is located on the outboard side of the seat behind the power seat control.


Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may cause damage to the seat or the safety belts. Always unbuckle the safety belts and return them to their normal stowed position before folding a rear seat.

Safety Belts Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. Do not let anyone ride where a safety belt cannot be worn properly. Your vehicle has indicators as a reminder to buckle your safety belts. See Safety Belt Reminders on page In most states and in all Canadian provinces, the law requires wearing safety belts.

You never know if you will be in a crash. If you do have a crash, you do not know if it will be a serious one. The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does.

You get more time to stop. You stop over more distance, and your strongest bones take the forces.

That is why safety belts make such good sense. If I am a good driver, and I never drive far from home, why should I wear safety belts? You may be an excellent driver, but if you are in a crash — even one that is not your fault — you and your passenger s can be hurt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs.

In a crash, this applies force to the strong pelvic bones and you would be less likely to slide under the lap belt. What is wrong with this? The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not give as much protection this way. You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose.

In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The lap belt is too loose. It will not give nearly as much protection this way. You can be seriously hurt if your lap belt is too loose. In a crash, you could slide under the lap belt and apply force on your abdomen. The belt is buckled in the wrong buckle. You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not on the pelvic bones.

The belt is over an armrest. You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under manuap belt.

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The belt force would then be applied silvefado the abdomen, not on the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or fatal injuries. The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. It should be worn over the shoulder at all times. You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury.


The belt is behind the body. You can be seriously injured by not wearing the lap-shoulder belt properly. In a crash, you would not be restrained by the shoulder belt.

Your body could move too far forward increasing the chance of head and neck injury. The belt is twisted across the body. You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you would not have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. Lap-Shoulder Belt If your vehicle is a regular cab, then all seating positions in the vehicle have a lap-shoulder belt.

If your vehicle is a crew or extended cab, then all seating positions in the vehicle have a lap-shoulder belt except for the center front passenger position if equippedwhich has a lap belt. Push the latch plate into the buckle until it clicks.

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Pull up on the latch plate to make sure it is secure. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page If the latch plate will not go fully into the buckle, check solverado the correct buckle is being used.

To unlatch the belt, push the button on the buckle. The belt should return to its stowed position. Before a door is closed, be sure the safety belt is out of the way.

If a door is slammed against a safety belt, damage can occur to both the safety belt and the vehicle. On the extended cab, push down on the release button A and move the height adjuster to the desired position. Extended Cab You can move the adjuster up just by pushing xilverado on the shoulder belt guide.

After you move the adjuster to where you want it, try to move it down, without squeezing the buttons for the regular and crew cabs, or without pushing the release button for manyal cabs, to make sure it has locked Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides Rear 209 belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt comfort for older children who have outgrown booster seats and for some adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort mabual positions the belt away from the neck and head. A safety belt that is not properly worn may not provide the protection needed in a crash.