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Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Keys, Doors, and Windows . . . . . 32
Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Instruments and Controls . . . . . . 103
Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . . 155
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . . 191
Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248
Service and Maintenance . . . . . 310
Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319
Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . 321
Customer Information . . . . . . . . . 323
Reporting Safety Defects . . . . . . 336
OnStar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 340
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350

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2 Introduction

Introduction This manual describes features that Canadian Vehicle Owners
may or may not be on the vehicle
because of optional equipment that A French language manual can be
was not purchased on the vehicle, obtained from your dealer, at
model variants, country www.helminc.com, or from:
specifications, features/applications Propriétaires Canadiens
that may not be available in your
region, or changes subsequent to On peut obtenir un exemplaire de
the printing of this owner’s manual. ce guide en français auprès du
The names, logos, emblems, concessionnaire ou à l'adresse
Refer to the purchase suivante:
slogans, vehicle model names, and documentation relating to your
vehicle body designs appearing in specific vehicle to confirm the Helm, Incorporated
this manual including, but not limited features. Attention: Customer Service
to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET, 47911 Halyard Drive
the CHEVROLET Emblem, and Keep this manual in the vehicle for Plymouth, MI 48170
BOLT are trademarks and/or service quick reference. USA
marks of General Motors LLC, its
subsidiaries, affiliates, or licensors. Using this Manual
For vehicles first sold in Canada, To quickly locate information about
substitute the name “General the vehicle, use the Index in the
Motors of Canada Company” for back of the manual. It is an
Chevrolet Motor Division wherever it alphabetical list of what is in the
appears in this manual. manual and the page number where
it can be found.

Litho in U.S.A.
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Part No. 23375969 A First Printing 2016 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Introduction 3

Danger, Warning, and Vehicle Symbol Chart
Caution Here are some additional symbols
that may be found on the vehicle
Warning messages found on vehicle and what they mean. For more
labels and in this manual describe information on the symbol, refer to
hazards and what to do to avoid or the Index.
reduce them. A circle with a slash through it is a
safety symbol which means “Do
9 : Airbag Readiness Light
{ Danger Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let ! : Antilock Brake System (ABS)
this happen.” G : Air Conditioning Refrigerant Oil
Danger indicates a hazard with a
high level of risk which will result Symbols 5/g : Audio Steering
®
Wheel
in serious injury or death. Controls or OnStar (if equipped)
The vehicle has components and
labels that use symbols instead of $ : Brake System Warning Light
text. Symbols are shown along with " : Charging System (12-Volt
{ Warning the text describing the operation or Battery)
information relating to a specific I : Cruise Control
Warning indicates a hazard that component, control, message,
could result in injury or death. gauge, or indicator. ` : Do Not Puncture
M : Shown when the owner’s ^ : Do Not Service
manual has additional instructions O : Exterior Lamps
Caution or information.
_ : Flame/Fire Prohibited
* : Shown when the service
Caution indicates a hazard that manual has additional instructions # : Fog Lamps
could result in property or vehicle or information. g : First Responder
damage.
0 : Shown when there is more + : Fuses
information on another page —
“see page.” 3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam
Changer

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_ : High Voltage
[ : Home
j : LATCH System Child Restraints
[ : Energy Usage and Charge
Mode Selection
~ : Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
O : Power
/ : Remote Start
> : Safety Belt Reminders
Z : Service Vehicle Soon
g : StabiliTrak® Off
7 : Tire Pressure Monitor
d : Traction Control/StabiliTrak®
i : Traction Control Off
a : Under Pressure
] : Vehicle Ready
M : Windshield Washer Fluid

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In Brief 5

In Brief Vehicle Features
Radio(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Battery and Efficiency
High Voltage Safety
Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Instrument Panel Portable Audio Devices . . . . . . . . 18 Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Bluetooth® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Regenerative Braking . . . . . . . . . . 28
Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . . . 18 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Initial Drive Information Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . . . 8 Driver Information Performance and Maintenance
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Traction Control/Electronic
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Stability Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Remote Start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Tire Pressure Monitor . . . . . . . . . . 29
Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Forward Automatic Driving for Better Energy
Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Braking (FAB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) Roadside Assistance
Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Heated Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Lane Keep Assist (LKA) . . . . . . . 21
Head Restraint Adjustment . . . . 13 Lane Change Alert (LCA) . . . . . . 21
Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Rear Vision Camera (RVC) . . . . 21
Passenger Sensing System . . . 13 Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . . 14 Parking Assist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Power Outlets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . . . 16
Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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6 In Brief

Instrument Panel

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Instrument Cluster 0 111. Indicator Light and Solar 21. 6. Lane Keep Assist (LKA) 0 229 0 236. Heated Steering Wheel 0 105 0 133. 3.2017 . Driver Information Center (DIC) 11. 18. Steering Wheel Controls 0 104 (Out of View). System 0 222 (If Equipped). Windshield Wiper/Washer 0 151. Driver Selected Operating Automatic Headlamp System Modes 0 205. See Regenerative 0 151. See Electric Drive View). 15. Turn and Lane-Change Signals 9. Control 0 152. Power Button 0 201. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 148. Unit 0 206. Storage Compartments 0 100. Regen on Demand® (Out of 2. See 16. Air Vents 0 188. (If Equipped). Automatic Climate Control System 0 184. 20. Heated Front Seats 0 58 (If 17.CRC . Steering Wheel Adjustment 23. 0 104. 8. 13. Steering Wheel Controls 0 104 Equipped).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See “Sensors” (If Equipped). Cruise Control 0 215. under Automatic Climate Vehicle Soon Light 0 118. Instrument Panel Illumination AM-FM Radio 0 160. 7. Shift Lever.10/3/16 In Brief 7 1. Forward Collision Alert (FCA) 0 106. Hazard Warning Flashers 4. 22. Traction Control/Electronic 5. See Service Sensor (ILSS). Electric Parking Brake 0 210. Data Link Connector (DLC) 14. Infotainment System. 10. Horn 0 105. Instrument Panel Fuse Block 0 150.S. 0 268. . 19. Control System 0 184. (If Equipped). (If Equipped). Charging Status Feedback Stability Control 0 213. 12. Power Outlets 0 109. Braking 0 212.

refer utilizing electricity from the electrical to each of the features which can be outlet. Information This section provides a brief Remote Start overview about some of the Use remote start to heat or cool the important features that may or may interior when the vehicle is plugged not be on your specific vehicle. The key can be Use remote start to heat or cool the The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) used for all locks.10/3/16 8 In Brief Initial Drive See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 33. three seconds to sound the panic alarm./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Press and release Q on the RKE transmitter. . system will return after the vehicle has been turned on.2017 . Immediately press and hold / immediately press and hold / for at for at least four seconds or until least four seconds to start the the turn signal lamps flash. or all doors. system will return after the vehicle 7 : Press and hold 7 for at least has been turned on. Normal operation of the Q : Press to lock all doors. in to maximize electric range by For more detailed information. Normal operation of the found later in this owner’s manual. 1. vehicle's heating or air conditioning systems and rear window defogger from outside the vehicle using the RKE transmitter. interior when the vehicle is plugged transmitter may work up to 60 m K : Press to unlock the driver door in to maximize electric range by (197 ft) away from the vehicle. Remote Keyless Entry Press the key release button to Remote Starting the Vehicle (RKE) System extend the key. utilizing electricity from the electrical outlet.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S.CRC . / : Press and release Q and then 2.

When the vehicle starts. Q : Press to lock the doors.CRC . Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter to lock and unlock the doors.2017 .S. parking lamps turn off. Press Q or K on the Remote time can be extended. See Remote Start 0 39. press To lock or unlock the doors from POWER O with the brake outside the vehicle: pedal applied to operate as normal.10/3/16 In Brief 9 3. then press POWER O again to turn the vehicle off. . K : Press to unlock the doors. do any of inside the vehicle: the following: . Press and hold / until the . Use the lock knob on the top of . . flashers./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . After entering the vehicle Door Locks Power Door Locks during a remote start. Turn on the hazard warning the door panel. Use the key in the driver door to lock and unlock the door. Canceling Remote Start To lock or unlock the doors from To cancel a remote start. Press Q or K. Remote start run . the parking lamps will turn on.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . . Press POWER O with the brake pedal applied.

S.10/3/16 10 In Brief Keyless Access Liftgate To lock or unlock the liftgate from the outside./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . press Q or K on the RKE transmitter. See Door Locks 0 41. .CRC . of the door being opened. doors and liftgate to be locked and When closing the liftgate. transmitter button.2017 . To open the liftgate. If the the inside. use the unlocked without pressing the RKE pull cup. vehicle has this feature. there will be a button on both outside front and rear door handles The Keyless Access can be programmed to unlock all doors on the first unlock/lock button press from the driver door. press the touch pad on the underside of the hatch Keyless Access system allows the and lift up. press Q or K. The RKE transmitter must be within 1m (3 ft) To lock or unlock the liftgate from See Liftgate 0 46.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

to raise it. feature allow the window to be lowered without holding the switch. 1.S. Pull the handle at the front of Windows with an express-down the seat. Seat Height Adjuster Seat Adjustment Seat Position The window switches on the driver door control all windows.2017 . 2.CRC . express-up feature. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. (RAP) 0 203 and Power Windows 0 52. Press the switch to lower the See “Seat Height Adjuster” under window. Pull the front of the switch To adjust a manual seat: Seat Adjustment 0 56. Try to move the seat back and forth to be sure it is locked in place. passenger./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and rear position and release the windows may also have an handle. 3. Each Move the lever on the outboard side passenger door has a switch that of the seat up or down to manually controls only that window. Slide the seat to the desired The driver. adjust the seat height.10/3/16 In Brief 11 Windows See Retained Accessory Power See Seat Adjustment 0 56.

The passenger seat may take longer to heat up. this feature will automatically activate the To recline the seatback: heated seats at the level required by 1.10/3/16 12 In Brief Reclining Seatbacks 2. To operate.S. The auto heated seats feature can 2. and then off. the vehicle’s interior temperature. and then enabled when the vehicle is on. With each touch of See Reclining Seatbacks 0 57. Auto Heated Seats When the vehicle is on. Move the seatback to the be programmed to always be desired position. highest setting. seatback in place. Lift the lever. To return the seatback to the upright position: Touch M or L to heat the driver or 1. the heated seat will change to the next lower setting. and the seatback will show the current setting. the screen. See release the lever to lock the Vehicle Personalization 0 142. Push and pull on the seatback Touch the screen once for the to make sure it is locked. Lift the lever fully without passenger seat cushion./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . .2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Push and pull on the seatback controls are on the infotainment to make sure it is locked. See Heated Front Seats 0 58.CRC . The lights indicate Heated Seats three for the highest setting and one Front Heated Seats for the lowest. display. Indicator applying pressure to the lights on the infotainment display seatback. the vehicle must be on. return to the upright position. the heated seat 3. If equipped.

How to Wear Safety Belts position.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. No other airbag is affected by the ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Passenger Sensing System Safety Belts If equipped. the rear heated seat buttons are on the rear doors. United States Press L or M to heat the left outboard or right outboard seat cushion.10/3/16 In Brief 13 Rear Heated Seats To achieve a comfortable seating . change the seatback Properly 0 63. Head Restraint Adjustment Refer to the following sections for Canada and Mexico important information on how to use The passenger sensing system Do not drive until the head restraints safety belts properly: for all occupants are installed and turns off the front outboard adjusted properly. Safety Belts 0 62. recline angle as little as necessary . passenger frontal airbag and knee airbag under certain conditions. while keeping the seat and the head restraint height in the proper .CRC . See Heated Rear Seats 0 62.S. See Head Restraints 0 55 and Seat Adjustment 0 56.2017 . Children (LATCH System) 0 87. Lower Anchors and Tethers for position. . Lap-Shoulder Belt 0 64.

Status Indicator 0 117.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Do not adjust the steering wheel overhead console when the vehicle while driving. important information. driver or passenger mirror. . Press the arrows on the control 3. indicator will be visible on the deselect the mirror. Pull or push the steering wheel Passenger Sensing System 0 74 for pad to move each mirror in the closer or away from you. Pull the lever up to lock the The passenger airbag status 3./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. is started.10/3/16 14 In Brief passenger sensing system. 2. See Passenger Airbag See Power Mirrors 0 49. Steering Wheel Interior Lighting Mirror Adjustment Adjustment Dome Lamps Power Mirrors To adjust the steering wheel: The dome lamp controls are in the overhead console above the front 1. 4. Pull the lever down. Press } or | again to steering wheel in place. Move the steering wheel up or down. * OFF : Press to turn the lamps off. desired position.CRC . Press } or | to choose the 1. See 2. even when a door is open. seats.2017 .

+ ON : Press to turn the lamp on. + ON : Press to turn on the dome lamps. For more information on interior lighting. * OFF : Press to turn the lamp off. . depending on overhead console.CRC . AUTO : Turns the exterior lamps on The front reading lamps are in the and off automatically. : Turns on the parking lamps reading lamps on or off. outside lighting. except the headlamps. the lamps turn on automatically when a door is Exterior Lamp Controls opened.10/3/16 In Brief 15 1 : When the button is returned to Exterior Lighting the middle position. see Instrument Panel Illumination Control 0 152.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. including all lamps./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The exterior lamp control is on the instrument panel to the left of the steering column. Front and Rear Reading Lamps The rear reading lamps are in the headliner. O : Turns the exterior lamps on and off.S. Press the lamp lenses to turn the .2017 .

washer fluid and activate the wipers.S. less frequent wipes. See: . . move the windshield f : Pull the windshield wiper See Windshield Wiper/Washer lever toward you to spray windshield 0 106. briefly move 1 : Push the windshield wiper The windshield wiper/washer lever the lever down. lever to spray washer fluid on the is on the side of the steering hold the lever down. Exterior Lamp Controls 0 148. . lever to INT. column. wipes. Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) 0 150. Move the INT : If equipped with intermittent control to: wipes. instrument panel lights.10/3/16 16 In Brief 5 : Turns on the headlamps HI : Use for fast wipes. 1X : For a single wipe. With the vehicle on or in Service Mode.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 . rear window.CRC . Turn the band up for more frequent wipes or down for OFF : To turn off. Windshield Wiper/Washer The controls are on the end of the windshield wiper lever. INT : To turn on intermittent rear OFF : Use to turn the wipers off. For multiple wipes. move the windshield wiper ON : To turn on. wiper lever to select the wiper speed. Rear Window Wiper/Washer together with the parking lamps and LO : Use for slow wipes.

AUTO (Automatic Operation) 7. decrease the volume. if equipped. Fan Speed and Temperature See Overview 0 156. Seats (If Equipped) press to seek the previous or next 2. Defrost/Defog Power forward music. and ventilation.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 1. Air Delivery Mode Controls 5. press to go to the 3. Driver and Passenger Heated g or d : For radio and SirusXM. Climate On-Off strongest station or channel. 5.10/3/16 In Brief 17 Climate Controls Climate Touch Screen Controls Vehicle Features The climate control buttons on the center stack and the touch screen Radio(s) are used to adjust the heating. Press and hold to launch Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™. 3. For USB content.CRC . 2. Manual Fan Control Buttons See Automatic Climate Control System 0 184. Press to mute/unmute the audio when the system is on. Volume Knob : Turn to increase or cooling. Heat & A/C (Air Conditioning) and hold to fast rewind or fast 1. { : Press to go to the Home Page. Max Defrost Status 4.S. Climate Control Buttons O : Press and hold to turn the power on/off. Recirculation previous or next content or press 4. Temperature Control Knob 6. Rear Window Defogger .2017 .

S. Bluetooth system. a SiriusXM® satellite This vehicle has a 3. in-vehicle Bluetooth system before it can be used in the vehicle.S. 1-877-438-9677 (Canada). system when not on a call. External devices Service such as iPods®. and in digital-quality sound.2017 . See Auxiliary Devices 0 170 and SiriusXM satellite radio has a wide USB Port 0 164. with those systems. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.ca or call phone must be paired with the Bluetooth 0 173.siriusxm. www. MP3 players. charging. some audio controls A fee is required to receive the The Bluetooth® system allows users can be adjusted at the steering SiriusXM service. w or x : Press to go to the previous or next selection.). call or end a current call.5 mm (1/8 in) radio tuner and a valid SiriusXM auxiliary input and two USB ports in satellite radio subscription can the center console for data and receive SiriusXM programming. phone to make and receive Refer to: hands-free calls using the vehicle g : If equipped ® with OnStar® or a . coast to Bluetooth® coast. Press to phones will support all functions. mute or unmute the infotainment See Bluetooth 0 173. and SiriusXM is a satellite radio service USB storage devices may be based in the 48 contiguous United connected.siriusxm. press to interact 1-888-601-6296 (U. variety of programming and commercial-free music. with a Bluetooth-enabled mobile wheel. www./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 18 In Brief Satellite Radio Portable Audio Devices Steering Wheel Controls If equipped. States and 10 Canadian provinces. If equipped. If equipped. Not all c : Press to decline an incoming See Satellite Radio 0 162. there are two USB charge ports in the rear of the SiriusXM Satellite Radio center console. The Bluetooth-enabled mobile See OnStar Overview 0 340 or .com or call audio system and controls.CRC .

press to resume that Press to increase or decrease the speed or press and hold to volume. The volume switches are on the +RES : If there is a set speed in right rear side of the steering wheel. A white indicator comes on in the instrument cluster when cruise is turned on.10/3/16 In Brief 19 o or p : Press to move between Cruise Control the interactive display zones in the cluster.2017 . yFAV or FAVz : Press to display a list of favorites and select the next or previous favorite when listening to the radio. memory. accelerate. J : Press to turn the cruise control system on and off.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. If cruise control is already active.CRC . * : Press to disengage cruise control without erasing the set speed from memory. @ : Press to select a highlighted menu option. use to increase vehicle speed. See Regenerative Braking 0 212./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . There is a paddle on the left rear side of the steering wheel for regenerative braking.S. .

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. When If equipped. Press and hold to Assist (IBA). which V : Press to open a menu or select includes Intelligent Brake a menu item.S. This can help avoid or Forward Collision Alert lessen the severity of crashes when (FCA) System driving in a forward gear. pedestrian is detected directly ahead. front-end crashes. . crash into. When approaching a detected pedestrian too quickly. FPB displays an w or x : Press to go to the See Forward Collision Alert (FCA) amber indicator. FCA provides a red flashing caused by front-end crashes with alert on the windshield and rapidly nearby pedestrians when driving in beeps.10/3/16 20 In Brief −SET : Press briefly to set the o or p : Press to move between Forward Automatic speed and activate cruise control. When the system Driver Information reset values on certain screens. when a nearby previous or next selection. detects a vehicle ahead in your path Center (DIC) See Instrument Cluster 0 111 and that is traveling in the same The DIC display is in the instrument Driver Information Center (DIC) direction that you may be about to cluster. Braking (FAB) cluster. If equipped.2017 . braking or automatically brake the vehicle. Alert (FCA). the interactive display zones in the If cruise control is already active. when a vehicle Front Pedestrian Braking is detected ahead. FCA provides a green indicator. V. the FPB system may approaching a vehicle ahead too help avoid or reduce the harm quickly. it also has FAB. FCA may help avoid or See Forward Automatic Braking reduce the harm caused by (FAB) 0 224. it can provide a boost to vehicle systems. System 0 222. It shows the status of many 0 133.CRC . ~. This indicator (FPB) System displays amber if you follow a vehicle much too closely. a forward gear. Press o to go back to the use to decrease vehicle speed. See Cruise Control 0 215. If the vehicle has Forward Collision previous menu.

It may also provide See Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) If equipped.2017 . backing maneuvers. the LCA system is a (RCTA) System or automatically brake the vehicle. RVC shows a view of infotainment display and/or a between 60 km/h (37 mph) and the area behind the vehicle on the graphic on the instrument cluster to 150 km/h (93 mph). the RCTA system uses drivers with avoiding lane change a triangle with an arrow on the See Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) crashes that occur with moving System 0 225.S. See Assistance Systems for Parking See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing 0 219./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . crashes due to unintentional lane will light up in the corresponding outside mirror and will flash if the See Assistance Systems for Parking departures. infotainment display when the provide the object distance.10/3/16 In Brief 21 FPB provides a red flashing alert on Lane Change Alert (LCA) Rear Cross Traffic Alert the windshield and rapidly beeps. turning the steering wheel if the turn signal is on. LKA may help avoid behind. beeps will If equipped. LKA uses a Camera (RVC) show a warning triangle on the camera to detect lane markings If equipped.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. 0 229. bumper to assist with parking and The system will not assist or alert if avoiding objects while in it detects that you are actively Rear Vision R (Reverse). Rear Parking Assist a Lane Departure Warning (LDW) 0 227 and Lane Change Alert (LCA) (RPA) uses sensors on the rear alert as the lane marking is crossed. It may assist by gently or Backing 0 219. . lane-changing aid that assists If equipped. Override LKA by turning less than 8 km/h (5 mph). The Side Blind vehicle approaches a detected lane Zone Alert (SBZA) system is marking without using a turn signal included as part of the LCA system. It operates at speeds steering. Parking Assist in that direction. infotainment display to warn of vehicles in the side blind zone (or traffic behind your vehicle that may spot) areas or with vehicles rapidly cross your vehicle's path while in Lane Keep Assist (LKA) approaching these areas from R (Reverse). In addition. multiple beeps may occur 0 229 and Lane Keep Assist (LKA) aid with parking and low-speed if very close to an object.CRC . In See Lane Departure Warning (LDW) vehicle is shifted into R (Reverse) to addition. FPB can provide a boost to braking If equipped. The LCA warning display sound. or Backing 0 219. RPA may the steering wheel. 0 227.

Do not moderate to severe crash. The accessory power outlet not start./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . the sensing system may shut down the The accessory power outlet can be high voltage system. The SERVICE VEHICLE only works with the vehicle turned on. burn. open.10/3/16 22 In Brief Power Outlets Battery and Efficiency If the vehicle is in a crash. only be serviced by technicians { Warning with special training. or fire. probe. { Warning SOON message in the Driver Information Center (DIC) will be The vehicle has an accessory Exposure to high voltage can displayed. store it outside at This vehicle has a high voltage least 15 m (50 ft) from any battery and a standard 12-volt structure or anything that can battery.CRC . The high voltage at your dealer. it must be serviced stack below the climate control. High Voltage Safety occurs. See Power Outlets 0 109. Before the vehicle can be power outlet on the lower center cause shock. the vehicle high voltage cable or wiring. Do not can create a risk of electric shock. remove. overheating. When this used to plug in electrical equipment. cut. tamper with. or modify these components. Damage to the high voltage High voltage components are battery or high voltage system identified by labels. and even operated again.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. death. the high voltage battery is such as a mobile phone or MP3 Information disconnected and the vehicle will player. Open the cover to access and components in the vehicle can replace when not in use. High voltage cable or wiring has If the vehicle is damaged from a orange covering or labels. should be inspected as soon as possible.2017 . Ventilate the vehicle by opening a window or a door.S. burns. flood. take apart. Until the vehicle has been inspected. or modify fire. or other event. (Continued) .

2017 .5 hours to charge the vehicle with AC Charging Inflates? 0 73. or replace the Charge times will vary based on high voltage battery. should inspect.North America 0 257 for every hour of charging./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . selection.North America 0 257. interruption has occurred. allowing Only a trained service technician approximately 40 km (25 mi) for with the proper knowledge and tools every hour of charging. See Plug-In Charging 0 231 and If an airbag has inflated. When using a 120-volt AC electrical outlet. It is recommended that .CRC . cargo area. temperature. See Programmable Charging 0 124 for charge mode See Battery . plugged in. it will take approximately A CHARGING OVERRIDE/ See Customer Assistance Offices INTERRUPTION OCCURRED 0 325. 50 hours to charge the vehicle with the 12 amp AC current setting. Additional unexpected clicking A portable charge cord used to Do not allow the vehicle to remain in sounds may be caused by the charge the vehicle high voltage temperature extremes for long electrical devices used while battery is stored in the rear periods without being driven or charging. Contact Customer Assistance as maximize high voltage battery life. for important safety information. soon as possible to determine Charging Override whether an inspection is needed. the 32 amp setting. see What When using a 240-volt charging Programmable Charging 0 124. the vehicle cannot and above 32 °C (90 °F) to be driven. test. The charging system may run fans AC Charge Cord Vehicle Plug Charging and pumps that result in sounds This section explains the process from the vehicle while it is turned Start Charge for charging the high voltage battery. it will take approximately 9. off. See your dealer if the high voltage battery battery condition and outside needs service.10/3/16 In Brief 23 the vehicle be plugged in when While the charge cord is plugged Warning (Continued) temperatures are below 0 °C (32 °F) into the vehicle. Will You See after an Airbag station. message may display to indicate allowing approximately 6 km (4 mi) that a charging override or See Battery .S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

See the instrument panel and an or close the charge port door. 3. Push the rearward edge of the 4.10/3/16 24 In Brief 1.CRC . Verify the the charge may not occur. ice may form around the charge charge cord status. Make sure 2. Plug in the AC vehicle plug of floor cover. and remove the the charge cord into the charge charge cord. “Charge Limit Selection” under audible chirp occurs. .2017 . In cold weather conditions. port on the vehicle. lift the load 5. Charging 0 246. See 6. If it is not properly seated. Remove ice from the Charge Cord 0 239. Charging Status Feedback 0 236. Select the Indicator illuminates on top of area before attempting to open appropriate charge level. Verify that the Charging Status port door. Make sure the vehicle is parked.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Requirements for Battery port. Plug the charge cord into the the AC vehicle plug is fully charge port door and release to electrical outlet. Open the liftgate. See Programmable Charging 0 124. See Electrical connected to the AC charge open the door./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .

Unplug the vehicle plug of the charging station to perform a DC charge cord from the vehicle. To disarm DC Charging Station Hardware open the charge port door. Push the rearward edge of the to the DC charge port. Close the charge port door by charge process.CRC . Place the charge cord into the not properly seated then the storage compartment. the DC charge port on this vehicle. lock the vehicle twice with area and repeat attempting to the RKE transmitter. charge cord theft alert. charge port door and release to open the door.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Unplug to restart the DC 3. this feature. pressing firmly in the center 4. vehicle plug is fully connected 2. parked.10/3/16 In Brief 25 7. charge may not occur. When recharging at a DC fast End Charge charge station. Unplug the charge cord from 1. Start Charge the DC charge port on the 4. Unlock the vehicle with the connected to the vehicle must be RKE transmitter to disarm the less than 10 m (33 ft) in length. Unlatch the DC charging dust messages. port door. the power cable 1. Proper plug connection can be can be In cold weather conditions. Make sure the vehicle is vehicle. Unlock the vehicle plug of the If for any reason DC charging does charge cord from the vehicle by not begin or is interrupted. To arm the charge cord theft DC Charging (If Equipped) attempt. The charge port door may not open on the first .S. vehicle charge. Make sure that the DC the electrical outlet. Follow the steps listed on the 2. If it is 5./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 3. ice checked by information on may form around the charge the DIC. cover and lower it fully. check pressing the button on the top the DC charge station display for of the charge cord plug.2017 . Remove ice from the alert. Plug in the DC vehicle plug into until it latches. see “Energy Check the charge station DC Settings” under Energy vehicle plug for compatibility with Information 0 131.

10/3/16 26 In Brief 5.S. it will stop charging and the vehicle. disengaged before driving the station. 3. DC vehicle plug will be unlocked Caution from the DC charge port. To start another DC charge. the DC vehicle charging button on the Charging 2. Close the charge port door by 7. The Electric Parking be used to stop the charge process has been fully stopped. DC vehicle plug while charging is the charging station when the active.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 6. See 4. Wait until the charging process charging. and once the charge process has the Charging Status Indicator is been started. the instrument panel and an Stop Charge — Automatic audible chirp occurs. Once charging. the Brake will automatically apply at any time. Unplug the DC vehicle plug plug will be locked to the DC screen. vehicle and close the dust disconnected while charging is cover.CRC . Verify that the Charging Status See KeyPass 0 44. The Electric Parking Brake When the vehicle no longer needs should be manually Charging Status Feedback to use power from the charging 0 236. To stop the charge when inside the vehicle. This is to ensure the hardware. pressing firmly in the center Indicator illuminates on top of until it latches. 0 336. There is also an available mobile app with several charging functions.2017 . See Programmable Charging 0 124. you may use the stop solid green or off. active. See Programmable from the DC charge port on the charge port and cannot be Charging 0 124. This action may damage vehicle’s displays and indicators Charge Cord vehicle or charging station show that the battery is fully See Radio Frequency Statement charged. remove the DC vehicle plug Do not attempt to disconnect the Energy can still be consumed from and reconnect. Follow the steps listed on the Stop Charge End Charge charging station to start Controls on the charging station can 1. battery is in optimal temperature operating range to maximize vehicle range. 5. vehicle plug is unlocked.

electrical circuit capacity. Use the electrical outlet that is (Continued) (Continued) weatherproof while in use. junctions. When outdoors. surge protectors. or death. household appliance. . plug into an grounded. making splitters. damage the electrical circuit. electrical shock. be submerged in water. outlet that is not properly qualified electrician inspects the .10/3/16 In Brief 27 Important Information about . Do not use an electrical Using a charge level that exceeds while charging and discontinue outlet that is worn or the electrical circuit or electrical use if the electrical outlet/plug is damaged. { Warning .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Charge level selection can be made heavy-duty service at a 12 amp and may result in damage to using the Charge Mode tab on the continuous load. Charging an electric vehicle can outlet/plug. Mount the charge cord to reduce Portable Electric Vehicle Charging strain on the electrical Danger (Continued) . Use outlet serviced by a qualified . Charging 0 124. Electrical outlets may wear out Selection” under Programmable with normal usage or may be multi-outlet power strips. Do not use an electrical the lowest charge level until a electrician. have a qualified { Danger electrician inspect and verify the See Charge Cord 0 239. vehicle charging. Check the electrical outlet/plug . serious injury.CRC . then have the electrical the plug firmly in place. Before plugging into any Charge Cord Status Indicators electrical outlet. display.S./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Do not use extension cords. Do not place the charge cord in outlet that is on a circuit with system more than a typical a position where it is expected to other electrical loads. damaged over time. wiring. or will not hold outlet capacity may start a fire or hot. or similar devices. Charging screen on the infotainment . See “Charge Limit . or burns. grounding them unsuitable for electric adaptors. property. . Do not use an electrical stress a building’s electrical . . electrical system (electrical Improper use of portable electric vehicle charge cords may cause Charge Level Selection outlet. and protection devices) for a fire.2017 .

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Service the energy from the moving vehicle and repair of these high voltage and turns it back into electrical components should only be energy. . This feature will slow the vehicle by Your Own Service Work 0 250. See Doing efficiency. recapturing energy using the steering wheel paddle.CRC . Never try to do your own service on high voltage components. See Regenerative Braking 0 212. This energy is then stored in performed by a trained service the high voltage battery system. technician with the proper contributing to increased energy knowledge and tools. You can be injured and the vehicle Regenerative Braking can be damaged if you try to do Regenerative braking takes some of your own service work.10/3/16 28 In Brief Regen on Demand® Service Warning (Continued) lowest charge level if the { Warning electrical circuit or electrical outlet capacity is not known./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 .S.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. displayed. The low tire pressure warning light Traction Control/ . The 0 277. the electric the tires to the recommended . the vehicle is first started. i illuminates and the The low tire pressure warning light Use the following tips to help appropriate Driver Information alerts to a significant loss in maximize energy efficiency and Center (DIC) message is pressure of one of the vehicle's range. See until i and g come on and stay . while these System Messages 0 140. See Ride Control tires. This See Traction Control/Electronic may be an early indicator that the The Traction Control System (TCS) Stability Control 0 213. stop as soon as possible and inflate efficiency tips will help. Maintain system called StabiliTrak assists the correct tire pressures. See Ride Control tire pressure is corrected. tire pressures are getting low and limits wheel spin.2017 . Press and release g to turn on may come on in cool weather when Electronic Stability both systems.10/3/16 In Brief 29 Performance and on in the instrument cluster and the appropriate DIC message is Vehicle Load Limits 0 197.CRC . To turn off both TCS and vehicle driving range may be lower pressure shown on the Tire and due to higher energy usage. system turns on automatically every time the vehicle is on./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and then Control turn off as the vehicle is driven. In colder temperatures. monthly tire maintenance. Driving for Better Energy . with directional control of the vehicle See Tire Pressure Monitor System in difficult driving conditions. System Messages 0 140. The warning light will remain on until the Maintenance displayed. vehicle is powered up. press and hold g. The system turns the tires need to be inflated to the on automatically every time the Tire Pressure Monitor proper pressure.S. Loading Information label. If the warning light comes on. This vehicle may have a Tire The TPMS does not replace normal The Electronic Stability Control Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). To turn off TCS. press and Efficiency release g. on the center stack. StabiliTrak.

defog/defrost when they are no Avoid unnecessary use of electrical longer needed. avoid parking in direct sunlight or use sunshades The weight of excess cargo in the Do not shift to N (Neutral) to coast.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. do not rush to traffic aligned. vehicle interior. Higher of climate settings.2017 . In hot weather. systems decreases the energy Using a rooftop carrier will reduce available for electric driving. inside the vehicle. and fan turned off. vehicle affects efficiency and range. The vehicle recovers energy while Avoid carrying more than is needed. For outlet.CRC .S. appropriate. air conditioning. efficiency due to additional weight Optimal energy efficiency is and drag. to keep the 80 km/h (50 mph) and below. This is important when significantly reduce electric range. even Electric range is maximized at when fully charged. signals./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . accessories. . Use the heated seat feature instead Keep the vehicle plugged in. Heating the seat uses less energy than heating the battery temperature ready for the speeds use more energy and can next drive. outside temperatures are extremely Use cruise control when Use remote start to heat or cool the hot or cold. Power used for Climate Setting Avoid driving with the windows open functions other than propelling the Using the heat and air conditioning at highway speeds.10/3/16 30 In Brief Acceleration/Braking/Coasting Operating with the climate control Vehicle Charging/Maintenance Avoid unnecessary rapid system off is the most energy efficient climate setting. vehicle will reduce EV range. achieved with the heat. interior when the vehicle is plugged in to maximize the electric range by Maintenance Plan ahead for decelerations and utilizing electricity from the electrical Always keep the tires properly coast whenever possible. inflated and the vehicle properly example. Charging accelerations and decelerations. coasting and braking in D (Drive) Turn off the front and rear window or L (Low).

10/3/16 In Brief 31 Roadside Assistance Program U. Service is provided 24 hours a day.S. you are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Assistance program. See Roadside Assistance Program 0 327 or Roadside Assistance Program 0 329.: 1-888-811-1926 TTY Users (U.2017 .S. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. This program provides security and convenience in the event of an on-road failure or emergency situation.CRC . 365 days a year for the duration of the vehicle’s powertrain warranty. Only): 1-888-889-2438 Canada: 1-800-268-6800 As the owner of a new Chevrolet.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vehicle Security Vehicle Security . . . . . . . . . . 33 Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is dangerous and Rear Camera Mirror . . . . . . . . . . . . . . and Exterior Mirrors Convex Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . 51 could operate the power windows Power Door Locks . . . 50 children or others could be System Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . .CRC . . . . . . and Windows Keys. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 . . . . . 46 Vehicle Alarm System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . Do not leave Doors children in a vehicle with an RKE Liftgate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Folding Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . .2017 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Immobilizer . . . . . . . 44 of a closing window. . . . 46 transmitter. . . . . . . . . . Doors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Power Windows . . . . . . 42 function with the RKE transmitter Lockout Protection . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Windows . . . 53 vehicle move. . . . . . and children or Safety Locks . . 43 in the vehicle. . . . . . . . . The windows will Automatic Door Locks . . . . . 32 Manual Rearview Mirror . . . . 43 others could be caught in the path KeyPass . . . . . . . 52 or other controls or make the Delayed Locking . . . . . . .10/3/16 32 Keys. . . . . . . . . They Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Keys and Locks Windows Power Mirrors . . . . . . . . 33 Remote Start . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Keys Keys and Locks Interior Mirrors Interior Rearview Mirrors . . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 { Warning Keys . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Windows seriously injured or killed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Immobilizer Operation . . . . . . . Doors. . .S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Sun Visors . . . . . . . . . . 49 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Leaving children in a vehicle with Automatic Dimming Rearview a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System . . . . . .

such as those Keyless Entry (RKE) operating previously stated. Other near the bottom of the transmitter. The Keyless Access system allows for vehicle entry when the Remote Keyless Entry transmitter is within range. Check the distance. in this section. Check the location. key out without pressing the button.2017 . . If the transmitter is still not Roadside Assistance Program working correctly. See OnStar (RKE) System Operation be used for all locks. see ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Doors. If there is a decrease in the Remote Other conditions. With an active OnStar subscription. If locked out of the vehicle. press the button . The transmitter may be too far from the vehicle. an OnStar Advisor may remotely Remote Keyless Entry The key that is part of the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter can unlock the vehicle. vehicles or objects may be and pull the key out. can impact the range: performance of the transmitter.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Check the transmitter's battery. .CRC . Overview 0 340. vehicle. See your dealer if a new key is See “Battery Replacement” later needed.S.10/3/16 Keys. for service. Never pull the blocking the signal. and Windows 33 To remove the key. (RKE) System The transmitter functions may work See Radio Frequency Statement up to 60 m (197 ft) away from the 0 336. . see your 0 327 or Roadside Assistance dealer or a qualified technician Program 0 329.

turn signals flash for about from the Driver Door 30 seconds until 7 is pressed again When the doors are locked and the If the driver door is open when Q is or the vehicle is started.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See Vehicle Alarm System vehicle has this feature. See Vehicle The turn signal indicators may flash Press and hold 7 for at least Personalization 0 142. RKE transmitter button. from the driver door. The horn sounds and the Keyless Unlocking/Locking See Vehicle Personalization 0 142. there will be 0 46. . 0 46. The exterior Keyless Access can be lamps flash and the horn chirps programmed to unlock all doors on three times. See Vehicle immediately press and hold / for at Personalization 0 142. all doors lock except the RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft) of driver door. and/or the horn may sound on the three seconds to sound the panic second press to indicate locking. all doors lock. See Vehicle and unlocked without pressing the Personalization 0 142. all Q is pressed. if enabled through / : Press and release Q and then the driver door handle.10/3/16 34 Keys. If the system.CRC . systems and rear window defogger passenger doors will unlock. See Vehicle Alarm System 0 39. pressing the lock/unlock button on the driver door vehicle personalization. See Remote Start system. pressed. and Windows K : Press to unlock the driver door Keyless Access Operation or all doors. Pressing Q may also arm the alarm RKE transmitter. a button on both outside front and 7 : Press and release one time to rear door handles. Pull from outside the vehicle using the the door handle to unlatch the door. least four seconds to start the If the lock/unlock button is pressed If the passenger door is open when vehicle's heating or air conditioning again within five seconds. alarm. the first unlock/lock button press Q : Press to lock all doors. handle will unlock the driver door. Doors. The Keyless Access system allows The turn signal indicators may flash the doors and liftgate to be locked to indicate unlocking. initiate vehicle locator./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. The RKE transmitter must be within 1 m (3 ft) Pressing K will disarm the alarm of the door being opened.

after all doors are closed. Pressing the lock/unlock button will cause all doors to lock if any of the Temporary Disable of the following occur: Passive Locking Feature . Any vehicle door has opened transmitter has been removed from Remote Left In Vehicle Alert and all doors are now closed. vehicle is off and at least one RKE . the from Passenger Doors doors may lock with the RKE transmitter inside the vehicle. if the started. Doors./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and Windows 35 Keyless Unlocking/Locking If passive locking is enabled. It has been more than three chimes are heard. Do When the doors are locked and the not leave the RKE transmitter in an RKE transmitter is within 1 m (3 ft) unattended vehicle. Two lock/unlock button presses lock the vehicle several seconds pressed. the times after all doors are closed. pressing the lock/unlock button on that door To customize doors to automatically handle will unlock all doors. an RKE transmitter is left in the If other electronic devices interfere vehicle. interior.S. Any vehicle door has opened interior door switch with a door open following occur: and all doors are now closed. of the door handle. for at least four seconds. vehicle may not detect the RKE To turn on or off see Vehicle transmitter inside the vehicle. The Keyless Access system will until Q on the interior door is . .2017 . The lock/unlock button was used Temporarily disable passive locking Pressing the lock/unlock button will to unlock all doors. by pressing and holding K on the cause all doors to lock if any of the . Personalization 0 142. lock when exiting the vehicle. Passive five seconds since the first lock/ Passive Locking locking will then remain disabled unlock button press. the horn will chirp three with the RKE transmitter signal. or until . see Vehicle Personalization 0 142. or until the vehicle is were used to unlock all doors.CRC .10/3/16 Keys.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the interior or none remain in the When the vehicle is turned off and See Vehicle Personalization 0 142.

Each vehicle can REMOTE # 3.2017 . Doors. and then all doors are closed. To program. transmitter battery. or 8. must be off and all of the Keyed Access transmitters.10/3/16 36 Keys. 6. 1. must be To access a vehicle with a weak with you. there are two recognized the transmitter is not required to transmitters. 4. Any remaining The Driver Information Center vehicle is driven. unlock position five times within DETECTED and the horn will chirp The vehicle can be reprogrammed three times. See Liftgate 0 46. Remove the key lock cylinder If the vehicle is on. have up to eight transmitters Keyless Liftgate Opening matched to it. See Vehicle Personalization 0 142. the DIC replacement can be purchased and will display NO REMOTE handle and turn the key to the programmed through your dealer.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. with a door the Vehicle cover on the driver door open. the vehicle open the liftgate./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If the doors are unlocked. If a transmitter(s) inside. Place the two recognized 3. 5. See Door Locks 0 41. handle. and Windows Remote No Longer In Vehicle Alert Programming Transmitters to 2.CRC .S. Open the center console and transmitters in the cupholder. Place the . Only RKE transmitters programmed Insert the vehicle key of the the vehicle will check for RKE to the vehicle will work. see Door Locks 0 41. 10 seconds. Press the touch pad on the Programming with Two underside of the liftgate glass and Recognized Transmitters lift up to open if the RKE transmitter A new transmitter can be is within 1 m (3 ft) and the doors are programmed to the vehicle when locked. so that lost or stolen transmitters no This occurs only once each time the longer work. take the small tray out of the center console. 7. If an RKE new transmitter into the key transmitter is lost or stolen. both currently recognized and new. transmitters will need to be (DIC) displays READY FOR reprogrammed. a lock cylinder on the driver door transmitter is not detected.

Open the center console and 6. Wait for 10 minutes until the DIC displays PRESS ENGINE 4. transmitters to be programmed must next steps.2017 . . follow 5. the DIC will show that previously known transmitters it is ready to program the next not available in Canada.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. and Windows 37 transmitter in the transmitter 30 minutes to complete. Remaining transmitters pocket with the buttons facing must be off and all of the can be relearned during the the bottom of the vehicle. center console. If two currently recognized PLEASE WAIT. When the transmitter is this procedure to program up to times. are programmed. press and PLEASE WAIT. learned. Doors. Remove the key lock cylinder READY FOR REMOTE # 1. This will no longer work with the procedure will take approximately transmitter.CRC . repeat Steps 3–5. When the transmitter is 1. Remove the transmitter from cylinder on the driver door the transmitter pocket and handle and turn the key to the press K or Q. Insert the vehicle key of the transmitter into the key lock 5. transmitter. The Driver Information Center (DIC) displays REMOTE When all additional transmitters LEARN PENDING. Press POWER O to start the 3. transmitter in the transmitter Programming without Two The DIC will again show pocket with the buttons facing Recognized Transmitters REMOTE LEARN PENDING. Repeat Step 2 two additional vehicle. all eight transmitters. To program additional transmitters./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . This feature is learned. 2. 4. be with you. Put the key back into the START BUTTON TO LEARN take the small tray out of the transmitter. After the third time. transmitters are not available. See Door Locks 0 41.S. the bottom of the vehicle. hold POWER O for 12 seconds to exit programming mode. Press POWER O to start the The DIC should now show vehicle. unlock position five times within 10 seconds.10/3/16 Keys. The vehicle vehicle. the DIC will show that cover on the driver door it is ready to program the next handle. Place the and then press POWER O.

press the brake START./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Replace the transmitter battery as soon as possible. When all additional transmitters Caution are programmed.CRC . do hold POWER O for 12 seconds not touch any of the circuitry on to exit programming mode. transmitters. Put the key back into the body could damage the transmitter.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See Key and Lock Messages 0 137.2017 .10/3/16 38 Keys. Starting the Vehicle with a Low Transmitter Battery 1. Remove the transmitter from To start the vehicle: Battery Replacement the transmitter pocket and Replace the battery if the REPLACE press K or Q. DETECTED or USE 2. the transmitter. . BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY To program additional message displays in the DIC. transmitter. Place the if the transmitter battery is weak or if transmitter in the pocket with there is interference with the signal. Static from your 7. Open the center console and The battery is not rechargeable. and Windows 6. To take the small tray out of the replace the battery: While trying to start the vehicle. IN REMOTE KEY message may also be displayed at this time. the buttons facing the bottom the DIC may display NO REMOTE of the vehicle. The REPLACE BATTERY pedal and press POWER O. press and When replacing the battery. Doors. With the vehicle in P (Park) or TRANSMITTER POCKET TO N (Neutral). center console. repeat Steps 4–6.

Replace with a come on during remote start based CR2032 or equivalent battery./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Separate the two halves of the 4. on cold ambient conditions. This feature starts the heating or air conditioning systems and the rear window defogger from outside the vehicle.2017 . on the battery and sliding it / : This button will be on the RKE toward the bottom of the transmitter if the vehicle has remote transmitter. held in place. Remove the battery by pushing has been turned on. Normal operation of the system will return after the vehicle 3. Press the button on the side of Remote Start the transmitter near the bottom and pull the key out. Use remote start to heat or cool the interior when the vehicle is plugged in to maximize electric range by utilizing electricity from the electrical outlet.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. For example.10/3/16 Keys.CRC . 2. Insert the new battery. positive The climate control system will use transmitter using a flat tool side facing the back cover. Laws in some local communities may restrict the use of remote starters. and Windows 39 1. The 5. the previous settings during a inserted into the area near the Push the battery down until it is remote start. come on during a remote start. Snap the battery cover back on rear defog indicator light does not to the transmitter. Doors. The rear defog may key slot.S. start. some laws require a person using remote start .

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Remote start run flashers. See lamps will turn on. then press Starting the Vehicle The vehicle run time can also be POWER O again to turn the Use remote start to heat or cool the extended by another 20 minutes. the turn signal lamps flash. The malfunction indicator lamp is on. The hood is not closed. POWER O with the brake If the vehicle is low on energy. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) time can be extended. .S. or a single start with an extension. The hazard warning flashers for at least four seconds or until are on. The RKE transmitter is in the 1. Check 3. Press and release Q on the extended once. press POWER O first. and Windows to have the vehicle in view. Remote start will automatically shut the following: The RKE transmitter range may be off after 20 minutes unless a time . The remote start can only be .10/3/16 40 Keys. vehicle. Immediately press and hold / are allowed between ignition cycles . vehicle and operate as normal. Press POWER O with the brake Extending Vehicle Run Time pedal applied. requirements. RKE transmitter. not operate if: has been turned on. . Press and hold / until the less while the vehicle is running. To cancel a remote start.2017 . do any of The vehicle may run out of energy. vehicle off. the parking ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . interior when the vehicle is plugged if after 30 seconds and during the in to maximize electric range by first 20 minutes Steps 1 and 2 are Conditions in Which Remote utilizing electricity from the electrical repeated while the vehicle is Start Will Not Work outlet. System 0 33. Doors. 2. After entering the vehicle For additional remote starts press local regulations for any during a remote start. extension is done.CRC . do pedal applied to start the Canceling Remote Start not use the remote start feature. Other conditions can affect the When the vehicle starts. using POWER O. parking lamps turn off. A maximum of two remote starts. This provides a total of The remote vehicle start feature will system will return after the vehicle 40 minutes. . Turn on the hazard warning performance of the transmitter. . Normal operation of the running.

whenever leaving it. The electric drive unit coolant . unlocked vehicles may be unable to get out. the handle doors can help prevent this inside the vehicle: will not open it. can easily open through an unlocked door the doors and fall out of a when you slow down or stop moving vehicle. The chance from happening. Two remote vehicle starts. and Windows 41 . Young children who get into . Passengers.CRC .S. Press Q or K on the Remote temperature is too high.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Press Q or K. Doors.10/3/16 Keys. Pull the door handle. increased if the doors are outside the vehicle: not locked. The vehicle is not in P (Park). Warning (Continued) Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter . When a the vehicle. 1 m (3 ft) of the door being opened. single remote start with an whenever the vehicle is See “Key Lock Cylinder Access” extension. have already driven. or a doors should be locked to lock and unlock the doors. Unlocked doors can be Always lock the vehicle dangerous. especially . Locking the To lock or unlock the doors from door is locked. . Use the key in the driver door to lock and unlock the door without The RKE transmitter must be within safety belts properly and the the RKE.2017 . . been used. So. following. A child Door Locks can be overcome by extreme heat and can suffer { Warning permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. (Continued) Press the button on the door handle . of being thrown out of the . vehicle in a crash is To lock or unlock the doors from . Outsiders can easily enter children. all Keyless Access passengers should wear ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .

and the shift lever is closed. See Vehicle bottom of the door handle. and lock the doors immediately. Locking and unlocking the doors will Delayed locking can be insert the key into the slot on the also unlock the liftgate.2017 . transmitter to override this feature Q : Press to lock the doors. the five seconds after all doors are vehicle is on. Key Lock Cylinder Access Press Q on the power door lock switch with the door open. the five-second timer will reset once all the doors are closed again. Lockout feature has been turned off.10/3/16 42 Keys. To access the key lock cylinder. moved out of P (Park). Personalization 0 142. and Windows to open. See Liftgate programmed./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Press Q on the door lock switch again or press Q on the RKE K : Press to unlock the doors. Replace the cover by snapping on Delayed Locking Automatic Door Locks the tabs. This feature delays the actual The doors will lock automatically locking of the doors until when all doors are closed. Open the 0 46. See “Keyless Access Power Door Locks Delayed locking can only be turned Operation” in Remote Keyless Entry on when the Unlocked Door Anti (RKE) System Operation 0 33.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S.CRC . Doors. handle and pry the cover off. . If a door is reopened before five seconds have elapsed. The doors will then lock automatically five seconds after all doors are closed.

vehicle will check for RKE To cancel the safety lock: transmitters inside. enable the doors to open from the when all doors are closed the inside.2017 . power door lock switch. If an RKE transmitter is detected and the 1. Press K on a door. able to open the rear door from the If the vehicle is off and locking is inside. driver door is open. Move the lever rearward to unlock and the horn will chirp three If equipped. If the vehicle is on or in Service 2. Open the door from the Mode and the power door lock outside. 2. Close the door. and Windows 43 To unlock the doors: If Unlocked Door Anti Lockout is 3.10/3/16 Keys./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Move the lever forward to the by pressing and holding Q on the lock position. The Automatic door unlocking can be Unlocked Door Anti Lockout feature 1. inside edge of the rear doors. Doors. See Vehicle inside handle. requested. and locking is To open a rear door when the safety . the rear door. all the doors will lock and lock is on: only the driver door will unlock. Personalization 0 142. Lockout Protection can be manually use the safety lock: overridden with the driver door open 1. door open. Cancel the safety locks to requested while a door is open. all the doors will lock adults and older children will not be and only the driver door will unlock. the driver door will 2.CRC . . the safety lock is on the unlock. or the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Lockout Protection Safety Locks transmitter. Shift the vehicle into P (Park). Unlock the door by using the programmed. Do the same for the other turned on and the vehicle is off. Do the same for the times. has not reduced. the power door Personalization 0 142. To other door. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See Vehicle can be turned on or off. lock switch.S. Unlock the door and open it number of RKE transmitters inside from the outside. switch is pressed with the driver When the safety lock is enabled.

KeyPass Setup door handle while the rear door Approach Detection/Welcome safety locks are engaged. and tire ‐ Update Departure Time pressure. Hood Status start for the cabin climate. Welcome lighting – Request light ‐ High Voltage Priority Charging ‐ Charge Start and End Times when approaching the vehicle. Door Lock/Unlock . Features vary depending on availability. Schedule ‐ Available Mileage ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . this feature allows a Active Remote Function . Remote Start/Stop . Remote commands – Use to . Panic Alarm Activation/ . while the rear door safety locks . Routing w/Available Mileage are engaged could damage your Setup Function vehicle.10/3/16 44 Keys.2017 .S. Activate and De-activate Status . ‐ Managing Priority Setting Lighting ‐ Modifying Priority Setting Visual Display for Vehicle KeyPass . Odometer Reading Features include: Termination . Electric Parking Brake Status lock/unlock the vehicle. ‐ Temporary Charging Override or sound or cancel the horn and . Vehicle Locator Pulling the inside door handle coordinates. ‐ Change the Charging Mode .CRC . GPS Signal for End of Trip .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Location services – Save the ‐ Select Charge Level/Limit Caution parked location or start Preference Screen navigation at the vehicle’s GPS . remote . High Voltage Charge Functions . Tire Pressure vehicle and remote vehicle functions . Do not pull the inside Passive Function . Rear Closure Ajar Switch Status . . and Windows . Remote Charge Termination . Low Battery Indication smartphone to be connected to the . . Remote Engine Start Status to be requested. Doors. Vehicle status – View the Permanently vehicle’s range and battery level. Revocation Information If equipped. High Voltage Battery State of Update Charge Status flash the lights. Charge Mode Status charging status.

Doors. 4.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.CRC .10/3/16 Keys. Range appropriate app store. the QR code vehicle. Select KeyPass. Enable the KeyPass function . display. Level 1. Aim the smartphone camera at Setup Information the QR code on the infotainment display to scan . ‐ Usable State of Charge 1. can be entered manually.S. Select Settings from the Home ‐ High Voltage Charging System Fault (Unable to Charge) the smartphone changes or the Page on the infotainment smartphone is deleted. . Up to three smartphones can be the security key. Select KeyPass./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The infotainment display Delayed Charging Status vehicle is moving. Select Manage KeyPass ‐ High Voltage Battery Charge Cord Connected Indication through vehicle Devices.2017 . can be used. ‐ High Voltage Charger Power Setup Process . 6. See Vehicle Deleting a Paired Smartphone ‐ Charge Complete Personalization 0 142. be connected to the vehicle before it touch Done. Pairing only needs to be pairing process was completed Delayed Charging Status completed once per smartphone. personalization. and Windows 45 ‐ Full Week of Time Based . 2. Choose your vehicle and follow the prompts. Touch Delete next to the A smartphone must be paired to the smartphone to be deleted. successfully. Select Settings from the Home 2. If the camera set up and connected to the is not working. ‐ High Voltage Battery State of 3. unless the pairing information on . provides confirmation that the ‐ Disable Rate Based and . 3. Select Manage KeyPass Devices. and KeyPass Module and then it must 5. Download the myChevrolet app Page on the infotainment ‐ High Voltage Depletion Mode to the smartphone from the display. Pairing 4. Open the App and touch Search for New Vehicles. Setup is disabled when the 7. The vehicle must be on and in Charge Status P (Park).

CRC . Caution Vehicle Alarm System To avoid damage to the liftgate or liftgate glass. time will bypass the 30-second the transmitter is not required to delay and immediately arm the open the liftgate. clear before opening it. pad and lift up. . . With a door open. Use the Keyless Access When closing the liftgate.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 46 Keys. however. make sure the area This vehicle has an anti-theft alarm above and behind the liftgate is system. alarm system. and Windows Doors To lock or unlock the liftgate from Vehicle Security the inside.2017 . press Q or K./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . press the Keyless Liftgate Opening inside Q. . Pressing Q on is within 1 m (3 ft) and the doors are the RKE transmitter a second locked. three ways: To open the liftgate. Press the touch pad on the underside of the liftgate glass and 3. press the touch . system. After 30 seconds the alarm lift up to open if the RKE transmitter system will arm. If the doors are unlocked. Arming the Alarm System 1. Close the liftgate. Doors. use the pull cup. Use the RKE transmitter. then turn off To lock or unlock the liftgate from the vehicle. This vehicle has theft-deterrent Liftgate features. Lock the vehicle in one of RKE transmitter. the outside. press Q or K on the 2. they do not make the vehicle impossible to steal.

S. transmitters matched to an . the horn will chirp and the lights will flash to indicate . vehicle. transmitter. unauthorized event. Only a correctly matched .2017 . How to Detect a Tamper pressed and a valid transmitter is Condition found in the vehicle. If a door or the liftgate is opened without first disarming the system. 0 336. manually armed or disarmed. Immobilizer Operation arm if the doors are locked with To avoid setting off the alarm by the key. Doors. an alarm 30 seconds. Lock the vehicle after all first unlocking with the RKE The system does not have to be occupants have left the vehicle. a Disarming the System message will appear on the DIC./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If the driver door is opened without . or the door is not unlocked Unlocking the driver door with the leaves the vehicle.CRC . If K is pressed on the RKE the turn signals will flash and the transmitter and the horn chirps and horn will sound for about the lights flash three times. and Windows 47 The vehicle alarm system will not . If the alarm has been activated. If the vehicle is not RKE transmitter.10/3/16 Keys. Always unlock a door with the The vehicle is automatically pre-alarm. immobilized when the transmitter started. Press K on the RKE transmitter. The alarm system will occurred previously while the alarm then re-arm to monitor for the next system was armed.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. cluster comes on when there is a Do one of the following to disarm problem with arming or disarming the alarm system or turn off the alarm if it has been activated: Immobilizer the theft-deterrent system. by pressing K on the RKE key will not disarm the system or The immobilization system is transmitter during the 10-second turn off the alarm. Start the vehicle. Unlock the vehicle using the immobilizer control unit in the Keyless Access system. This vehicle has a passive accident: theft-deterrent system. the alarm will be activated. See Radio Frequency Statement The system has one or more . The security light on the instrument See Security Messages 0 140. disarmed when POWERO is pre-alarm.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. and Windows transmitter will start the vehicle. other transmitter or with the { Warning If the vehicle does not start and the transmitter placed in the transmitter A convex mirror can make things. look farther problem with the system. like other vehicles. device that disarms or deactivates changing lanes. security light stays on. A convex mirror's surface is curved so more can be seen from the driver seat. See “Starting the Vehicle with a Low Exterior Mirrors If the transmitter is damaged. If the RKE transmitter appears to be a new transmitter programmed to you could hit a vehicle on the undamaged. try another transmitter. Check the inside mirror or or place the transmitter in the Do not leave the transmitter or glance over your shoulder before transmitter pocket. there is a pocket. the theft-deterrent system and have cut too sharply into the right lane.2017 ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . The passenger side mirror is convex shaped. Convex Mirrors When trying to start the vehicle. you Transmitter Battery” under Remote may not be able to start the vehicle.S. Doors. the security light comes on briefly when If the vehicle does not start with the the vehicle is turned on. Turn the See your dealer who can service away than they really are. the vehicle needs service. Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation 0 33. right. the vehicle. If you vehicle off and try again.10/3/16 48 Keys. the theft-deterrent system in the vehicle.CRC .

automatic dimming pad to move each mirror in the reduces the glare of headlamps desired position. pull the mirror toward Do not spray glass cleaner directly the vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Press } or | to choose the headlamps from behind.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Push the mirror outward on the mirror. Manual Rearview Mirror Push the tab forward for daytime use and pull it rearward for To adjust the mirrors: nighttime use to avoid glare of the 1. Press the arrows on the control If equipped. wash. and Windows 49 Power Mirrors Folding Mirrors Interior Mirrors Manual Folding Mirrors Interior Rearview Mirrors The vehicle has manual folding mirrors. dampened with water. . To fold. from behind.2017 .S. The dimming feature comes on when the vehicle is 3. Use a soft towel to return it to the original position. Doors. deselect the mirror. driver or passenger mirror. An indicator will show the selected Automatic Dimming mirror.CRC . These mirrors can be folded Adjust the rearview mirror for a clear inward to prevent damage when view of the area behind your going through an automatic car vehicle. Press } or | again to started. Rearview Mirror 2.10/3/16 Keys.

has a limited view. may not be seen. your shoulder when making lane Each button press cycles the changes or merging. Do not drive or Push the tab to turn it off.10/3/16 50 Keys. . or vehicle damage.CRC . and Windows Rear Camera Mirror If equipped. When off. this automatic dimming mirror provides a wide angle camera view of the area behind the vehicle. park the vehicle using only this the mirror is automatic dimming. death. and other objects Pull the tab to turn on the display. vehicles. Doors.S. press the button (1) on the back of the { Warning rearview mirror without covering the The Rear Camera Mirror (RCM) light sensor (2).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. camera. Check the the area behind the vehicle while outside mirrors or glance over the display is off. Portions of the road. use proper care may result in injury. Failure to brightness between five settings. To adjust the brightness./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 . Objects may appear Adjust the mirror for a clear view of closer than they are.

There is glare from the sun or They can be overcome by the headlamps.10/3/16 Keys. . or a pet alone in a vehicle.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Rear Vision Camera (RVC). permanent injuries or even death The camera that provides the Rear from heat stroke. snow./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . see been damaged and the position Windshield Wiper/Washer 0 106. and Windows 51 Troubleshooting Windows If the tab is in the rearward position and a blue screen and d are { Warning displayed in the mirror and the display shuts off. or other debris blocks Camera Mirror (RCM) image is the camera lens. . The RCM may not work properly or especially with the windows display a clear image if: closed in warm or hot weather. This may obstruct extreme heat and suffer objects from view.2017 . see your dealer for Never leave a child.S. . Dirt. a helpless service. The back of the vehicle has To clean the rear camera. and mounting angle of the camera has changed. Doors. adult.CRC . next to the with a soft damp cloth. Clean the lens above the license plate. .

operation of the windows. children or all the way and release.10/3/16 52 Keys.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. door control all windows.CRC . Doors. up to close it./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . or by briefly operating the power windows or other the switch to the first position in controls or even make the vehicle either direction. Weather conditions may cause the window to auto-reverse. window is down and the front rear seat. The windows will function with the RKE transmitter in the Safety Function vehicle and they could be Press the switch to open the window. Pull the front of the switch This is for vehicles with the seriously injured or killed if caught express-up feature.S. Stop the others could be badly injured or window by pressing or pulling the even killed. and Windows The vehicle aerodynamics are The power windows only operate designed to improve electric range Warning (Continued) with the vehicle on or in Service performance. window will stop and auto-reverse to (Continued) a preset position. use the window lockout windows are up. The driver. in the path of the window when the Do not leave the RKE transmitter The window switches on the driver express-up feature is active. Windows with an express-down feature allow the window to be Power Windows lowered without holding the switch. the in a vehicle with children. or when Retained Accessory pulsing sound when either rear When there are children in the Power (RAP) is active. To automatically Leaving children in a vehicle with raise or lower the window. and rear Warning windows may also have an express-up feature. To reduce the switch to prevent unintentional Express Window Operation sound. open a front window. If any object is in the path of a closing window. They could operate switch in the same direction a second time. passenger. This may result in a Mode. move.2017 . pull a the RKE transmitter is dangerous window switch up or press it down for many reasons. The window switch .

The sun visors.S. If the battery on except from the driver position.CRC .10/3/16 Keys. Pull the power window switch up until the window is fully closed. reprogramming. 3. window lockout. or is not working. Detach the sun visor from the condition is removed. replace or recharge Press 2 again to deactivate the the vehicle's battery. Continue holding the switch up Sun Visors position to close the window. and Windows 53 may be held up to the second 4. Close all doors with the vehicle on or in Service Mode.2017 . The for approximately two seconds window will return to normal after the window is completely Pull the sun visor down to block out operation once the obstruction or closed. Before illuminate when activated./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . center mount and swing it to the Window Lockout side to block glare from the side Safety Function Override This feature prevents the rear windows. To program the driver window: 1. glare. This is for vehicles with the passenger windows from operating. . the Press 2 on the driver door to and card holders on the back of the windows will need to be activate the window lockout. Press and hold the power window switch until the window is fully open. feature to work. Swing down the sun reprogrammed for the express-up indicator light in the switch will visor to expose the vanity mirror. Visor Vanity Mirror express-up feature. the vehicle has been recharged or The vehicle may have vanity mirrors disconnected. 2. Doors.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

. . . . . .2017 . . . . . . . . 87 Safety Belt Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Pregnancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Passenger Sensing System . . . . . . 80 How to Wear Safety Belts Child Restraints Properly . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 after a Crash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Rear Seats Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 When Should an Airbag Rear Seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Adding Equipment to the Rear Seat Armrest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Safety Belts Replacing Airbag System Parts Safety Belts . . 67 Lower Anchors and Tethers for Safety System Check . 72 How Does an Airbag Front Seats Restrain? . . 82 Safety Belt Use During Child Restraint Systems . . 64 Infants and Young Children . . .10/3/16 54 Seats and Restraints Seats and Airbag System Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Where to Put the Restraint . . . . .CRC . . . . . 67 Replacing LATCH System Parts Replacing Safety Belt System After a Crash . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Lap-Shoulder Belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 What Will You See after an Reclining Seatbacks ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Older Children . . . . . . . 73 Heated Front Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Inflate? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Children (LATCH System) . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Seat Adjustment . 61 Airbag-Equipped Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Rear Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S. . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Airbag Inflates? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . 71 the Safety Belt in the Head Restraints What Makes an Airbag Front Seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Heated Rear Seats . . . 86 Safety Belt Extender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Parts after a Crash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 . . . . . . . . . 97 Head Restraints . 68 Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Restraints Where Are the Airbags? . . . . . . . 95 Securing Child Restraints (With Inflate? . . . . 62 Airbag System Check .

drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 55 Head Restraints Adjust the head restraint so that the top of the restraint is at the same The front seat outboard head restraints are not removable. and pull up or push the head restraint down. chance of a neck injury in a crash./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. The vehicle’s rear seats have adjustable head restraints in the Front Seats { Warning outboard seating positions. The height of the head restraint can be adjusted. This position reduces the Rear Seats the outboard seating positions. Do not make sure it is locked in place. occupants will suffer a neck/ Try to move the head restraint to spinal injury in a crash. The height of the head restraint can With head restraints that are not be adjusted. Try to move the . Pull and push on the To lower the head restraint. To raise or lower the head restraint. The vehicle's front and rear seats height as the top of the occupant's have adjustable head restraints in head. and release the button.2017 . press head restraint after the button is the button on the top of the released to make sure that it is seatback and push the head locked in place.CRC . restraint down. press the button located on the side of the head restraint. there is a greater chance that Pull the head restraint up to raise it. installed and adjusted properly.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

. Always adjust the head restraint so that the top of the restraint is at the same height as the top of the occupant's head. When an occupant or child restraint is in the seat.2017 ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . always return the Seat Position head restraint to the full upright position. Pull head restraint up and forward until it locks into place. see “Securing a Child Manual Seats Restraint Designed for the LATCH System” under Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH { Warning System) 0 87. automatically.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. when the rear seat is unoccupied. Seat Adjustment If installing a child restraint in the rear seat. The head restraint can be folded Adjust the driver seat only when rearward to allow for better visibility The head restraint will fold rearward the vehicle is not moving.S.CRC .10/3/16 56 Seats and Restraints head restraint after the button is Front Seats released to make sure it is locked in place. Push and pull on the head restraint to make sure that it is locked. press the button on the side of the head restraint. You can lose control of the Folding the Rear Head Restraint vehicle if you try to adjust a driver seat while the vehicle is moving. To fold the head restraint.

(Continued) Move the lever on the outboard side of the seat up or down to manually To recline the seatback: adjust the seat height.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the safety belts cannot do their job. applying pressure to the Seat Height Adjuster seatback. Try to move the seat back and injury to the person sitting there.CRC . { Warning seatback in place./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 2. stop or crash. Move the seatback to the 1.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 57 To adjust the seat: Reclining Seatbacks 2. Slide the seat to the desired If either seatback is not locked. could move forward in a sudden to make sure it is locked. Lift the lever. . Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked.2017 . Pull the handle at the front of desired position. 1. Even when buckled up. That could cause To return the seatback to the upright 3. it 3. and the seatback will return to the upright position.S. 2. Push and pull on the seatback position and release the handle. forth to be sure it is locked in position: Always push and pull on the place. and then release the lever to lock the the seat. seatbacks to be sure they are 1. Lift the lever fully without locked. { Warning Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in motion can be dangerous.

2017 . such as a blanket. The belt forces would be there. { Warning If you cannot feel temperature change or pain to the skin.S. Do not have a seatback reclined if For proper protection when the the vehicle is moving.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Instead. not at your pelvic bones. This may be in front of you. vehicle is in motion. receiving neck or overheat. This could cause serious internal injuries. To reduce the risk of burns. Then sit well Heated Front Seats back in the seat and wear the safety belt properly. cushion. you cause the seat heater to could go into it. the seat heater may cause burns. the heated seat care when using the seat heater. the vehicle must time. An overheated seat other injuries. have the seatback upright. controls are on the infotainment especially for long periods of display. your abdomen. In a crash. or similar item. the seat that insulates against (Continued) .CRC . it will cover. against your body./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . people Heated Seat Buttons with such a condition should use If equipped. To operate. heater may cause a burn or may The lap belt could go up over damage the seat.10/3/16 58 Seats and Restraints Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) The shoulder belt will not be heat. Do not place anything on be on.

change to the next lower setting. Vehicle Personalization 0 142. be programmed to always be heated seat feature is enabled. the auto heated seats feature will This is normal. In vehicle start.CRC . Touch the screen once for the touching M or L. and then to the off setting. Once when the vehicle is started. In change to the level required by the or low. longer to heat up. With each touch of the screen.2017 . See Vehicle Personalization 0 142. next time the vehicle is started. . the AUTO text is displayed without any indicators. auto mode. The heated seats will not turn on lights indicate three for the highest The auto heated seats feature can during a remote start unless the setting and one for the lowest. the heated will automatically activate the seats can be turned on heated seats at the level required by automatically during a remote the vehicle’s interior temperature. Auto Heated Seats Remote Start Heated Seats When the vehicle is on. medium. If the lights on the infotainment display this feature is turned off. the controls can be vehicle's interior temperature when accessed while the vehicle is on by the vehicle is on.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . the show the current setting with three heated seats will be activated the seat heating level will automatically level indicators for high.S. the heated seat will If the passenger seat is unoccupied. The temperature performance of an highest setting. Indicator to turn auto heated seats off. unoccupied seat may be reduced. The not activate that seat. manual mode. See The passenger seat may take enabled when the vehicle is on. this feature When it is cold outside. the auto vehicle has auto heated seats.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 59 Touch M or L to heat the driver or Use the manual heated seat buttons The heated seats will be canceled passenger seat cushion.

The feature is active only once each time the vehicle is turned on and off. SEAT displays under certain See Vehicle Personalization 0 142. normal stowed position before indicating that there may be folding a rear seat. There will be an alert Folding a rear seat with the safety the retainer hook./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The belts still fastened may cause alert does not directly detect objects damage to the seat or the safety in the rear seat. Check before exiting the Either side of the seatback can be vehicle. Fold a seatback only when the This feature will activate when a vehicle is not moving. when the vehicle is turned off. the message REAR SEAT REMINDER LOOK IN REAR The feature can be turned on or off. instead. and will require reactivation by opening and closing the second row doors. second row door is opened while the vehicle is on or up to 10 minutes before the vehicle is turned on. Caution including if the vehicle was started 1. for example.CRC . something in the rear seat. if a child entered the vehicle through the rear door To fold the seatback down: Rear Seat Reminder and left the vehicle without the vehicle being shut off.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. it detects when a belts and return them to their rear door is opened and closed. conditions indicating there may be Folding the Seatback an item or passenger in the rear seat. folded down for more cargo space. Always unbuckle the safety certain conditions. There may be an alert even when there is nothing in the rear . If equipped.S.10/3/16 60 Seats and Restraints Rear Seats seat. Make sure the safety belt is in remotely. under belts.

{ Warning To raise a seatback: If either seatback is not locked. Lift the seatback up and push it stop or crash. After raising the position.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. not properly attached. always check to be sure that the safety belts are Rear Seat Armrest Raising the Seatback properly routed and attached./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The rear seat has an armrest in the The center rear safety belt may center of the seatback. it could move forward in a sudden 1. and are not twisted. injury to the person sitting there. . Fold the seatback down. rear seatback. That could cause rearward to lock it in place. if desired.2017 . person wearing the belt could be should be kept in the upright.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 61 2. protection needed in a crash. 3. If this happens. let cupholders. the belt go back all the way and start again. it 3. A safety belt that is improperly A red indicator near the routed. seatback.S. A tab near the seatback lever retracts when the seatback is locked in place. locked Repeat Steps 1–3 for the other seriously injured. seatback. Make sure the safety belt is in Always push and pull on the the retainer hook and is not seatbacks to be sure they are twisted or caught in the locked. if necessary.CRC . The When the seat is not in use. when the seatback is unlocked. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 for the seatback lever is exposed or twisted will not provide the other seatback. Pull the lever on top of the 2. into position. Lower the lock when you raise the armrest to access the two seatback. Push and pull the top of the seatback to unlock the { Warning seatback to be sure it is locked seatback.

inside or outside of a vehicle.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. In a collision. In cover. the safety belt cannot be worn seat heater may cause burns. worse than if you are wearing especially for long periods of safety belts./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . You can be seriously time. cushion. heater may cause a burn or may It is extremely dangerous to ride damage the seat. buttons are on the rear doors. or similar item. This may addition. being ejected from the vehicle. cushion.S. the rear heated seat safety belts. Do not allow (Continued) . In a crash. in a cargo area. injuries can be much care when using the seat heater. This section describes how to use safety belts properly. passengers riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. such as a blanket. Do not place anything on Press L or M to heat the left injured or killed by hitting things the seat that insulates against outboard or right outboard seat inside the vehicle harder or by heat. An overheated seat passengers in the vehicle. lift the armrest up and push Safety Belts it rearward until it is flush with the seatback. people passenger(s) are not wearing with such a condition should use If equipped. { Warning { Warning If you cannot feel temperature Do not let anyone ride where a change or pain to the skin.2017 . To properly. and some Heated Rear Seats things not to do.CRC .10/3/16 62 Seats and Restraints To fold. anyone who is not cause the seat heater to buckled up can strike other overheat. if you or your reduce the risk of burns.

all occupants still restrained properly too. so you Children 0 81 or Infants and Young can unbuckle and get out. you travel Q: If my vehicle has airbags. bones take the forces from the all Canadian provinces. why Warning (Continued) as fast as the vehicle does.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. is provided. see Older during and after a crash.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 63 When riding in a vehicle. Whether or not an airbag check that all passenger(s) are and the vehicle slow down together.S.CRC . is Children 0 82. in nearly all states and in reminder to buckle the safety belts. instrument panel. your strongest Also./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . you keep belts? passengers to ride in any area of going until something stops you. Follow those rules for much greater if you are belted. you them. . safety belts makes such good Why Safety Belts Work sense. most protection.2017 . the systems only. That is why wearing requires wearing safety belts. safety belts. the vehicle that is not equipped A: Airbags are supplemental It could be the windshield. And A: You could be — whether you are there are different rules for smaller wearing a safety belt or not. They work with with seats and safety belts. If a child will be Your chance of being conscious riding in the vehicle. the law See Safety Belt Reminders 0 116. children and infants. or the safety belts! safety belts — not instead of Always wear a safety belt. There is more time to stop because have to buckle up to get the you stop over a longer distance and. everyone's protection. and When you wear a safety belt. after a crash if I am wearing a There are special things to know safety belt? about safety belts and children. If the should I have to wear safety vehicle stops suddenly. How to Wear Safety Belts Questions and Answers About Properly Safety Belts This section is only for people of Q: Will I be trapped in the vehicle adult size. This vehicle has indicators as a when worn properly.

10/3/16 64 Seats and Restraints It is very important for all occupants pelvic bones and you would be to buckle up. if the seat is shoulder belt to become adjustable. about wearing a safety belt properly. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Always wear the shoulder in crashes than those who are would apply force on your wearing safety belts. by not wearing how to wear a lap-shoulder belt your safety belt properly. Always use the correct buckle behind your back. touching the thighs. The shoulder belt locks if there is a sudden stop or crash. If you slid under it. the belt .2017 . Lap-Shoulder Belt All seating positions in the vehicle { Warning have a lap-shoulder belt. . This could cause belt over the shoulder and serious or even fatal injuries. In a crash. of you. abdomen. . Never allow the lap or 1./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. able to take belt restraining forces. across the chest. properly. Wear the lap part of the belt low shoulder belt over an and snug on the hips.CRC . The following instructions explain or even killed. if needed. Statistics show that less likely to slide under the lap Warning (Continued) unbelted people are hurt more often belt. so you can sit up . straight. . Sit up straight and always keep loose or twisted. this applies force to the strong (Continued) . just armrest. Never wear the shoulder belt under both arms or . Never route the lap or . You can be seriously injured. Use the There are important things to know safety belt guide. over the shoulder and These parts of the body are best across the chest. see your feet on the floor in front “Seats” in the Index. To see how. for your seating position. Adjust the seat. Wear the shoulder belt over the to position the shoulder belt shoulder and across the chest.

If the shoulder portion of a Pull up on the latch plate to passenger belt is pulled out all make sure it is secure. See Passenger Sensing System 0 74.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. If the the way. 2. If this happens. pull the belt across you. Then pull the belt 3. buckle until it clicks.2017 .S. To make the lap part tight. The lap-shoulder belt may lock if you pull the belt across you very quickly. If this happens. let the belt go back slightly to unlock it./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . engaged.CRC .10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 65 Engaging the child restraint locking feature in the front outboard seating position may affect the passenger sensing system. Pick up the latch plate and pull 4. the child restraint belt is not long enough. let Position the release button on the belt go back all the way the buckle so that the safety and start again. belt could be quickly unbuckled if necessary. see locking feature may be Safety Belt Extender 0 67. Do not let up on the shoulder belt. it get twisted. Push the latch plate into the across you more slowly.

quickly to the stowed position. Rear Safety Belt Comfort Safety Belt Pretensioners Guides This vehicle has safety belt Rear safety belt comfort guides may pretensioners for the front outboard provide added safety belt comfort occupants. and then See Replacing Safety Belt System including pregnant women. rollover event.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S. retractor may lock and cannot be the pretensioners and probably Safety Belt Use During pulled out. Although the safety belt for older children who have pretensioners cannot be seen. If the webbing is still Parts after a Crash 0 68. Safety belt Comfort guides are available on the buckle. safety belt and the vehicle. If the guide.2017 .10/3/16 66 Seats and Restraints To unlatch the belt. Like all release it. see your Do not sit on the outboard safety be seriously injured if they do not dealer. If a door is the seat. If this happens. When installed on a They can help tighten the safety shoulder belt. occupants. Before a door is closed. near from the neck and head. Sitting on the safety belt slammed against a safety belt. or rear crash if the threshold conditions for pretensioner . the comfort guide belts during the early stages of a positions the shoulder belt away moderate to severe frontal. belt while entering or exiting the wear safety belts./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . some adults. unlock the webbing. push the button activation are met. they are more likely to locked in the retractor. be sure the vehicle or at any time while sitting in belt is out of the way. pull the other parts of the vehicle's safety Pregnancy safety belt straight out firmly to belt system will need to be replaced. the pretensioners activate in a crash. the safety belts in a side crash or a outboard seating positions. The belt should pretensioners can also help tighten through your dealer for the rear return to its stowed position. can damage the webbing and damage can occur to both the hardware. frontal. Instructions are included with the If the safety belt webbing returns Pretensioners work only once. Always stow the safety belt slowly. they outgrown booster seats and for are part of the safety belt assembly. Safety belts work for everyone.

and use it only for the Safety Belt Care seat it is made to fit. order it. Do not bleach or dye safety belt webbing. Ensure there is not excessive an extender. please see the dealer. latch plates. See your properly. Torn or Safety belts should be properly frayed safety belts may not protect cared for and maintained. If dust or debris exists in the system will wear. do not let someone proper functionality of the system. As around you. dealer to have it repaired. If a belt is torn dry and free of dust or debris. have it replaced necessary exterior hard surfaces immediately. Safety System Check the webbing. and safety belt webbing may be But if a safety belt is not long lightly cleaned with mild soap and enough. When you go in to dust or debris in the mechanism. take the heaviest coat you Reminders 0 116. anyone. It may severely weaken throughout the pregnancy. The extender has been designed for adults. adequate protection. When a safety safety belts. your dealer will order you Make sure the safety belt reminder light is working.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 67 A pregnant woman should wear a safety belt. buckles. use it for securing child restraints. To wear it. or frayed. In a crash. are all working rinse safety belt webbing only that the fetus will not be hurt in a properly. Clean and belt is worn properly.2017 . Look for any other loose or with mild soap and lukewarm crash. need to be replaced to ensure personal injury.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. might not be able to provide to protect the mother. it is more likely and retractors. you should use it. as for damaged safety belt system parts water. Parts may long enough for you.S. attach it to the regular ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Never Keep belts clean and dry. To help avoid See Safety Belt Care 0 67. and the lap see the instruction sheet that comes { Warning portion should be worn as low as with the extender. lap-shoulder belt. below the rounding. See Safety Belt water. They can rip apart Safety belt hardware should be kept If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten under impact forces.CRC . Allow the webbing to dry. they The best way to protect the fetus is Check that the safety belt reminder. possible. For more information. else use it. Safety Belt Extender you in a crash. the key to making safety that might keep a safety belt system belts effective is wearing them from performing properly. For pregnant women. so the extender will be Keep safety belts clean and dry.

A seat-mounted side impact crash.10/3/16 68 Seats and Restraints Replacing Safety Belt After a minor crash. System Parts after a But the safety belt assemblies that The vehicle has the following Crash were used during any crash may airbags: have been stressed or damaged. New parts and repairs may be . belt system in the vehicle. Seat-mounted side impact possible. serious injury or even death in a . airbags for the second row outboard passengers.CRC . { Warning See your dealer to have the safety belt assemblies inspected or . . resulting in time of the crash. A roof-rail airbag for the front outboard passenger and the passenger seated directly behind the front outboard passenger. A knee airbag for the front may not properly protect the system was not being used at the outboard passenger. . replacement of Airbag System safety belts may not be necessary. A roof-rail airbag for the driver and the passenger seated directly behind the driver. To help make sure the checked if the vehicle has been in a safety belt systems are working . crash. or if the airbag readiness light properly after a crash. A knee airbag for the driver. . person using it. A frontal airbag for the front A crash can damage the safety replaced.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. replacements made as soon as Readiness Light 0 117. .S. have them stays on after you start the vehicle airbag for the front outboard inspected and any necessary or while you are driving. A seat-mounted side impact Have the safety belt pretensioners airbag for the driver. . A frontal airbag for the driver.2017 . outboard passenger. See Airbag passenger. A damaged safety belt system necessary even if the safety belt ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . seriously injured or killed. Airbags are against. Airbags while still maintaining control of Airbags are designed to supplement the vehicle.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 69 All vehicle airbags have the word AIRBAG on the trim or on a label { Warning { Warning near the deployment opening.CRC . The driver For roof-rail airbags. Occupants should not lean on or Here are the most important things to know about the airbag system: sleep against the door or side windows in seating positions with seat-mounted side impact airbags and/or roof-rail airbags.2017 . the word AIRBAG is on the Inflate? 0 71. Always wear a safety crash helps reduce your chance belt.S. even an eye. The safety belts and the protection provided by safety are “supplemental restraints” to the safety belts. as you would be if sitting instrument panel. the word of hitting things inside the vehicle should sit as far back as possible AIRBAG is on the ceiling or trim. anyone who is up steering wheel for the driver and on with airbags. Wearing your safety belt during a a crash. the word AIRBAG airbags are not designed to inflate sit unnecessarily close to any is on the lower part of the in every crash. Even though today's airbags airbags are most effective when are also designed to help reduce vehicle should wear a safety belt properly. very quickly to do their job. safety belts are the only restraint. or being ejected from it. In some crashes airbag. Do not For knee airbags. Safety belts help keep airbags. even with airbags. the word killed in a crash if you are not force and faster than the blink of AIRBAG is on the center of the wearing your safety belt. or very close to any the instrument panel for the front designed to work with safety airbag when it inflates can be outboard passenger. on the floor. you in position before and during side of the seat closest to the door. all airbags must inflate an airbag for that person. Everyone in the the front outboard passenger belts. whether or not there is you are sitting well back and the risk of injury from the force of an upright in the seat with both feet inflating bag. not replace them. on the edge of the seat or leaning For seat-mounted side impact See When Should an Airbag forward. You can be severely injured or Because airbags inflate with great For frontal airbags.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Also. . belts.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.CRC . The front outboard passenger There is an airbag readiness light frontal airbag is in the passenger on the instrument cluster. Always secure children properly in the vehicle.10/3/16 70 Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? { Warning Children who are up against. The driver knee airbag is below the steering column. see Older Children 0 81 or Infants and Young Children 0 82. glove box.2017 . any airbag when it inflates can be seriously injured or killed. The system checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. See Airbag Readiness Light 0 117 for more information. or very close to. shows the airbag symbol. The front outboard The driver frontal airbag is in the passenger knee airbag is below the center of the steering wheel. which side instrument panel./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . To read how. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem.S. .

occupant and an airbag. front outboard passenger. the path of an seatbacks closest to the door.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. inflating roof-rail airbag will be The roof-rail airbags for the driver. If you do. blocked. Deployment thresholds (Continued) are used to predict how severe a . the Inflate? airbag might not inflate properly or it might force the object into This vehicle is equipped with that person causing severe injury airbags. Never secure anything to the roof Side Similar Passenger Side Similar of a vehicle with roof-rail airbags The driver and front outboard On vehicles with second row by routing a rope or tie‐down passenger seat-mounted side seat-mounted side impact airbags.S. The path of an specific airbag system's deployment inflating airbag must be kept threshold. and { Warning second row outboard passengers are in the ceiling above the side If something is between an When Should an Airbag windows.2017 . Airbags are designed to inflate if the impact exceeds the or even death. closest to the door. through any door or window impact airbags are in the side of the they are in the sides of the seatback opening.CRC .10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 71 Warning (Continued) clear. and do not attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other airbag covering. Do not put anything between an occupant and an airbag. Do not use seat accessories that block the inflation path of a seat-mounted side impact airbag. Passenger Rear Seat Driver Side Shown./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Driver Side Shown.

vehicle damage or repair costs. mainly to the driver's or vehicle rollovers. in rear impacts. severe frontal impact. The vehicle has impacts. or in a Knee airbags are designed to inflate severe frontal impact. Gas from the inflator fills the Frontal airbags may inflate at rollovers. inflate in moderate to severe frontal in moderate to severe frontal or or near frontal crashes to help near frontal impacts. In addition. no one can reduce the potential for severe are not designed to inflate during say whether an airbag should have injuries. rigid or deformable. The inflator. airbag causing the bag to break out different crash speeds depending on A seat-mounted side impact airbag of the cover. on the location of the impact. Advanced technology will inflate when either side of the thresholds can vary with specific frontal airbags adjust the restraint vehicle is struck or if the sensing vehicle design.2017 . and how are not designed to inflate in frontal triggering a release of gas from the quickly the vehicle slows down.S. or wide. whether the vehicle hits an object is designed to inflate on the side of and related hardware are all part of straight on or at an angle. inflated simply because of the front outboard passenger's head or in many side impacts. the vehicle has airbags are not designed to inflate in airbag system determine the advanced technology frontal rear impacts.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. and the vehicle that is struck. whether the object is fixed or Roof-rail airbags are designed to For airbag locations. Seat-mounted side impact airbags What Makes an Airbag Whether the frontal airbags will or are designed to inflate in moderate should inflate is not based primarily to severe side crashes depending Inflate? on how fast the vehicle is traveling. these . or in many side impacts. crashes depending on the location of the impact.10/3/16 72 Seats and Restraints crash is likely to be in time for the Frontal airbags are not intended to roof-rail airbags are designed to airbags to inflate and help restrain inflate during vehicle rollovers. Roof-rail electronic sensors that help the In addition.CRC . according to crash severity. Deployment airbags. system predicts that the vehicle is Frontal airbags are designed to about to roll over on its side. the airbag module. Knee airbags In any particular crash./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . narrow inflate in moderate to severe side the Airbags? 0 70. and chest. the Seat-mounted side impact airbags system sends an electrical signal direction of the impact. inflator. the airbag. Both roof-rail airbags severity of the impact. or rear impacts. see Where Are moving. near frontal impacts. the sensing It depends on what is hit. rear inflate during a rollover or in a the occupants. impacts. In a deployment event.

When an airbag inflates. they quickly deflate. If you have quickly that some people may not breathing problems but cannot Rollover capable roof-rail airbags even realize the airbags inflated./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. distributing the force of the impact After the frontal.CRC . Airbags? 0 70. events. The feature may also airbags. could cause breathing problems What Will You See after Airbags supplement the protection for people with a history of provided by safety belts by an Airbag Inflates? asthma or other breathing trouble. outboard seating positions in the they inflate. everyone in the more evenly over the seat-mounted side impact airbags vehicle should get out as soon as occupant's body. Airbag inflation does not . turn but not too hot to touch. there even belted occupants can contact may be dust in the air.S. automatically unlock the doors. The parts of the airbag that come The vehicle has a feature that may into contact with you may be warm. In Airbags should never be regarded { Warning as anything more than a supplement moderate to severe side collisions. There may on the interior lamps and hazard be some smoke and dust coming warning flashers after the airbags from the vents in the deflated inflate. Some components of If you experience breathing first and second rows.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 73 How Does an Airbag But airbags would not help in many prevent the driver from seeing out of types of collisions. get out of the vehicle after an are designed to help contain the Roof-rail airbags may still be at least airbag inflates. to safety belts. even belted Should an Airbag Inflate? 0 71. you should seek designed to help reduce the risk of airbags. see Where Are the full or partial ejection in rollover medical attention. This dust the inside of the vehicle. near frontal collisions.2017 . knee. The rollover the airbag module may be hot for problems following an airbag capable roof-rail airbags are several minutes. See When people from leaving the vehicle. inflate. primarily the windshield or being able to steer Restrain? because the occupant's motion is the vehicle. although no system can prevent all such ejections. and To avoid this. so it is safe to do so. then get fresh air head and chest of occupants in the partially inflated for some time after by opening a window or a door. For location of the deployment. nor does it prevent In moderate to severe frontal or not toward those airbags.

the sensing system may shut down the high voltage system.CRC . such as the brake . other parts. A new system will include will light on the overhead console restart the vehicle after a crash airbag modules and possibly when the vehicle is started. be concealed damage that could The vehicle has a passenger If you do not get them.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. it must be serviced and Event Data Recorders controls for those features. Let only qualified technicians { Warning inflate the airbag. windshields are work on the airbag systems. disconnected and the vehicle will . The SERVICE VEHICLE and diagnostic module which predetermined threshold. Airbags are designed to inflate and steering systems. broken by vehicle deformation./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . After an airbag the vehicle appears to be drivable after a moderate crash. turn off the interior Information Center (DIC) will be crash.10/3/16 74 Seats and Restraints activate. Improper service can mean that A crash severe enough to inflate Additional windshield breakage may an airbag system will not work the airbags may have also also occur from the front outboard properly. there may inflates. etc. Even if Passenger Sensing only once. without airbag inflation. and turn off the hazard displayed. you will need some new System parts for the airbag system. the make it difficult to safely operate sensing system for the front airbag system will not be there the vehicle. See your dealer for damaged important functions in passenger airbag. In many crashes severe enough to . If an airbag inflates or the vehicle has been in a crash. the high voltage battery is . service. at your dealer.2017 . The to help protect you in another passenger airbag status indicator Use caution if attempting to crash. The service manual for the vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. The vehicle has a crash sensing after an event that exceeds a not start. has occurred. When this occurs. You can SOON message in the Driver records information after a lock the doors. Before the vehicle can be Recording and Privacy 0 338 warning flashers by using the operated again.S. 0 338. See Vehicle Data lamps. the vehicle. outboard passenger position.

forward position. This is because the risk to guarantee that an airbag will not on or off. even if passenger frontal airbag and knee the airbag is off. will be visible 12 and under should be secured in system has turned off the front during the system check. A child in a forward-facing child restraint can According to accident statistics. The passenger sensing system Never put a rear-facing child turns off the front outboard restraint in the front seat. even though the 0 117. or the symbol for Never put a rear-facing child seat in the front. No forward-facing child restraint in other airbag is affected by the passenger sensing system. circumstance.CRC . children are safer when properly be seriously injured or killed if the secured in a rear seat in the correct passenger frontal airbag inflates child restraint for their weight and the passenger seat is in a Canada and Mexico and size. children aged Even if the passenger sensing symbol for on and off. When the a rear seating position. If securing a airbag under certain conditions. airbag(s) are off. No one can word ON or OFF. See deploy under some unusual Passenger Airbag Status Indicator the rear-facing child is so great.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 75 The passenger sensing system works with sensors that are part of { Warning the front outboard passenger seat and safety belt. The sensors are A child in a rear-facing child designed to detect the presence of restraint can be seriously injured a properly seated occupant and or killed if the passenger frontal determine if the front outboard airbag inflates./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . will be visible. no system check is complete.2017 . the inflating airbag. (Continued) . or the Whenever possible. either the system is fail-safe. The words ON and OFF. This is because United States the back of the rear-facing child passenger frontal airbag and knee airbag should be allowed to inflate restraint would be very close to or not. outboard passenger airbag(s). if the airbag inflates.

sitting properly in the front outboard The passenger sensing system is passenger seat. See the front outboard passenger Passenger Airbag Status Indicator If the airbag readiness light ever seat. away. including designed to turn off the front is present in a child restraint.2017 . When the including important safety designed to turn off the front passenger sensing system has information. active. . To help seat. passenger sensing system. The front outboard passenger as a reminder that the airbags are Child Restraint seat is unoccupied. Turn the vehicle off. There is a critical problem with depending upon the person's indicator is lit: the airbag system or the seating posture and body build. children in child restraints. The passenger sensing system is . outgrown child restraints should 2. Consider using another designed to turn on the front avoid injury to yourself or others. Remove the child restraint from When the passenger sensing wear a safety belt properly — the vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . outboard passenger frontal airbag allowed the airbags to be enabled. has been installed and the on . vehicle to transport the child outboard passenger frontal airbag have the vehicle serviced right and knee airbag anytime the system when a rear seat is not available. It is better to that something may be wrong secure child restraints in the rear The passenger sensing system is with the airbag system. See Airbag Readiness senses that a person of adult size is Light 0 117 for more information. the off indicator Warning (Continued) will light and stay lit as a reminder { Warning that the airbags are off. and for outboard passenger frontal airbag very small adults. If a child restraint seat for a period of time. system has turned off the front whether or not there is an airbag for outboard passenger frontal airbag that person.CRC . it means back as it will go. the passenger and knee airbag if the system . comes on and stays on.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. always move the seat as far 0 117. frontal airbag and knee airbag. Everyone in the vehicle who has 1. A front outboard passenger sensing system may or may not turn determines that an infant is present takes his/her weight off of the off the front outboard passenger in a child restraint.10/3/16 76 Seats and Restraints and knee airbag. and knee airbag if: the on indicator will light and stay lit If the On Indicator Is Lit for a . The system determines an infant For some children.S.

Restart the vehicle. restraint and restarting the Adult-Sized Occupant cushions. it could be even if the child restraint is or may not turn off the airbags for a because that person is not sitting equipped with a safety belt lock child in a child restraint depending properly in the seat or that the child off. Reinstall the child restraint slightly recline the vehicle following the directions seatback and adjust the seat provided by the child restraint cushion. seat covers.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 77 3. installing the child restraint.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. if adjustable. . the front outboard passenger seat. the vehicle head restraint. adjust the head Make sure the safety belt restraint. frontal airbag and knee airbag: 1. Remove any additional items 5.2017 . restraint in the front seat. Seat) 0 97 or Securing Child Also make sure the child Restraints (With the Safety Belt restraint is not trapped under in the Rear Seat) 0 95. See Head Restraints retractor is locked by pulling 0 55./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . after reinstalling the child If the Off Indicator Is Lit for an from the seat such as blankets. The passenger sensing system may but the off indicator is lit. set. If. to make manufacturer and refer to sure that the vehicle seatback Securing Child Restraints (With is not pushing the child the Safety Belt in the Front restraint into the seat cushion. If this happens. seat vehicle. or seat massagers. It is better to restraint locking feature is engaged. lit. the belt can be tightened secure the child restraint in a rear Use the following steps to allow the but not pulled out of the seat. turn the vehicle off. the shoulder belt all the way If a person of adult size is sitting in out of the retractor when 6. Then 4. Never put a rear-facing child system to detect that person and retractor. the on indicator is still heaters. When the retractor lock is upon the child’s size. Turn the vehicle off.S. even if the enable the front outboard passenger on indicator is not lit.

or seat If the front outboard passenger seat covers. airbag is turned off for an massagers can affect how well the adult-sized occupant. cushions. blankets. and then buckle the belt again sensing system maintain the passenger airbag status. “Safety Belts” and “Child Restraints” { Warning in the Index for additional Stowing of articles under the 6. seat heaters.S. such as { Warning such as a blanket or cushion./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . which helps the passenger the seat. and seat massagers. with legs comfortably adult-sized occupant should not vehicle. If the shoulder portion of the passenger seat.2017 . laptop. We recommend that you protect that person in a crash. modifications that can affect how the child restraint locking the system operates. See without pulling the belt out all the way. the airbag passenger sensing system 3. turn the airbag off for some Safety belts help keep the or other electronic device is put on adult-sized occupants. if the passenger for more information about belt is pulled out all the way. braking. seat heaters. If this is not happens. from the seat. Restart the vehicle and have information about the importance of passenger seat or between the the person remain in this proper restraint use. airbag off indicator is lit. centered on the seat serious injury or even death. . Remove any additional material A thick layer of additional material. operates. System Operation passenger sensing system to handbag. seat or aftermarket equipment such as covers.CRC . grocery bag. remove the object from let the belt go back all the way. ride in the front outboard the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle 0 79 5. not use seat covers or other 4. Place the seatback in the fully will not be able to inflate and help upright position. If this passenger in position on the seat an unoccupied seat. Have the person sit upright in resulting in an increased risk of aftermarket equipment except when the seat. This Additional Factors Affecting The on indicator may be lit if an may unintentionally cause the object. An approved by GM for your specific cushion.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. feature will be engaged. such as a briefcase. passenger seat cushion and position for two to three minutes after the on (Continued) indicator is lit. See Adding Equipment to extended. unbuckle the belt and during vehicle maneuvers and desired.10/3/16 78 Seats and Restraints 2.

There are parts operate properly if the original seat of the airbag system in several Adding Equipment to the trim is replaced with non-GM places around the vehicle. Be sure to follow proper passenger sensing system for the Servicing the service procedures. .CRC . sensing system. or trim. sensing system from properly airbag can still inflate during ceiling or pillar garnish trim. front sensors. such as an aftermarket seat purchase a service manual.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. front end. turning off the passenger airbag(s). You can be overhead console. See Passenger Sensing System side impact sensors. or airbag 0 74. Avoid wiring. any of the airbag modules.S. or side sheet heater or a comfort-enhancing pad Service Publications Ordering metal. from working properly. instrument airbag(s) or prevent the passenger volt battery is disconnected. see height. (Continued) wiring. could also operation of the airbag system can interfere with the operation of the { Warning also be affected by changing any passenger sensing system. Any vehicle and the airbag system. and airbag proper operation of the passenger airbag when it inflates. the vehicle has a system. bumper system. or trim information about servicing the Adding accessories that change the designed for a different vehicle. upholstery. improper service. sensing and seatback may interfere with the injured if you are close to an diagnostic module./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . This parts of the front seats.2017 . could either prevent proper For up to 10 seconds after the airbag sensing and diagnostic deployment of the passenger vehicle is turned off and the 12‐ module. installed under or on top Information 0 335. Your covers. upholstery. object. passenger sensing system may not should be serviced. yellow connectors. an panel. may keep the airbag system or device. steering wheel. or with dealer and the service manual have Airbag-Equipped Vehicle GM covers. and make front outboard passenger position.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 79 Your dealer and the service manual Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) have information about the location of the airbag sensors. The Airbags affect how the vehicle for you is qualified to do so. safety belts. Airbag-Equipped Vehicle which includes sensors that are part sure the person performing work of the passenger seat. They are probably part of the airbag In addition. The of the seat fabric. To vehicle's frame.

Have 0 325. you will need to replaced. the airbag after a crash.S. after the vehicle is started or comes reason. the vehicle serviced right away. systems are working properly opened. have them may not work properly. or if you airbags. see Where Are the your dealer for service. readiness light is working.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. not properly protect you and your passenger(s) in a crash. because you have a disability and coverings. or broken./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . open or break the airbag inspected and any necessary coverings. See vehicle's airbag system.CRC . on when you are driving. If there are any replacements made as soon as If you have to modify your vehicle opened or broken airbag possible. See Parts after a Crash Airbag Readiness Light 0 117. have the airbag you have questions about whether covering and/or airbag module the modifications will affect the If an airbag inflates. To help make sure the airbag If an airbag covering is damaged. call Customer Assistance. Do not (Continued) (Continued) . See your dealer airbag system will be affected if the If the airbag readiness light stays on vehicle is modified for any other for service.2017 .10/3/16 80 Seats and Restraints If the vehicle has rollover roof-rail airbags. the airbag See Customer Assistance Offices Replacing Airbag System system may not work properly. See A damaged airbag system may Airbag Readiness Light 0 117. Make sure the airbag systems in the vehicle. see Different Size Tires Caution (Continued) Warning (Continued) and Wheels 0 284 for additional important information. resulting Caution in serious injury or even death. For the location of the replace airbag system parts. have questions about whether the Airbags? 0 70. Airbag System Check The airbag system does not need { Warning regularly scheduled maintenance or A crash can damage the airbag replacement.

The shoulder the shoulder? If yes. . . If no. belt should not cross the face or If no.CRC . additional restraint a shoulder Does the shoulder belt rest on belt can provide. The lap belt should fit belt comfort guide. children who are not booster. or if the shoulder belt It should never be worn over the still does not rest on the abdomen. if available. If no. Older children need to use safety belts properly. touching the Guides” under Lap-Shoulder Belt booster seats should wear the thighs? If yes. If no. snugly below the hips. vehicle’s safety belts. Q: What is the proper way to Child Restraints Sit all the way back on the seat. return to the booster seat. then return to the severe or even fatal internal booster seat. buckled up can strike other people lap-shoulder belt until the child passes the fit test below: who are buckled up.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 81 . According to accident statistics.S. Do the knees bend at the seat wear safety belts? edge? If yes. Can proper safety belt fit be children are safer when properly come with the booster seat state the maintained for the length of the restrained in a rear seating position. weight and height limitations for that trip? If yes. continue. A: An older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the . continue. injuries in a crash. Buckle the lap-shoulder belt. Older Children return to the booster seat. In a crash. try using the rear safety neck. Use a booster seat with a return to the booster seat. If a comfort guide is not child's pelvic bones in a crash. just See “Rear Safety Belt Comfort touching the top of the thighs./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Does the lap belt fit low and Also see “Rear Safety Belt Comfort Older children who have outgrown snug on the hips. which could cause shoulder. The manufacturer instructions that . continue. 0 64.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 . or can be thrown out of the vehicle. Guides” under Lap-Shoulder Belt This applies belt force to the 0 64. available. continue.

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the child would not be must be used by only one person restrained by the shoulder belt. A safety belt crash. In fact. The shoulder belt should all other children. for everyone. The belt force would then be Children applied right on the abdomen. at a time. they seriously injured by not wearing can be crushed together and the lap-shoulder belt properly. size of the traveler changes the need. That could cause serious or fatal Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and injuries.CRC .2017 . In a crash. to use safety restraints.10/3/16 82 Seats and Restraints { Warning { Warning Never allow more than one child Never allow a child to wear the to wear the same safety belt. The child could move too far forward increasing the chance of head and neck injury. the law in every state in the United States and in every Canadian province says children up to some age must be restrained while in a vehicle. The safety belt with the shoulder belt safety belt cannot properly spread behind their back. The child might also slide under the lap Infants and Young belt. Neither the go over the shoulder and across distance traveled nor the age and the chest.S. In a seriously injured. A child can be the impact forces. .

CRC . in a crash at only Children who are up against. crash forces. . forward-facing child restraint in a rear seat.5 kg (12 lb) or very close to./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 . Secure a in a vehicle and never allow restraint.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 83 the vehicle's safety belt system nor { Warning its airbag system is designed for them. Neither far back as it will go. Never put a rear-facing arms. Due to the way back into the retractor. cannot be loosened if it is locked. shoulder belt can tighten but or can be thrown out of the vehicle. It is also better to secure a belts. tightened around a child’s neck. 110 kg (240 lb) force on a person's or killed. they should the front outboard seat.S. The properly can strike other people. An infant or child should be child restraint in the front Never leave children unattended secured in an appropriate outboard seat. 40 km/h (25 mph). rear-facing child restraint in a rear children to play with the safety seat. always have the protection provided by move the front passenger seat as appropriate child restraints. any airbag when the only way to loosen the belt is infant will suddenly become a it inflates can be seriously injured to cut it. Children can be seriously injured or strangled if a shoulder belt is Children who are not restrained wrapped around their neck. It unlocks when the Never hold an infant or a child shoulder belt is allowed to go all while riding in a vehicle.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. { Warning wrapped around a child’s neck. an infant or a child will become so heavy it is not but it cannot do this if it is possible to hold it during a crash. The shoulder belt locks when it is { Warning pulled all the way out of the retractor. a 5. If you must secure a Every time infants and young forward-facing child restraint in children ride in vehicles. If the shoulder belt is locked and For example.

. it may settle up around manufacturer's instructions that the child's abdomen. infants and toddlers should be secured in a .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Rearward-facing child restraints rear-facing child restraint until age . standards. The restraint Instead. To reduce the risk of restrain. young children should { Warning always be secured in appropriate There are three basic types of child restraints. or position children in needs. This alone there are many kinds of restraints could cause serious or fatal Child restraints are devices used to available for children with special injuries. In addition. crash. child restraints: To reduce the risk of neck and .2017 . there are many different models { Warning available. seat. and also on whether the child restraint is compatible with the vehicle in which it will be used. the so small that the vehicle's regular restraint will have a label saying that safety belt may not remain low on it meets federal motor vehicle safety the hip bones. come with the restraint state the the belt would apply force on a weight and height limitations for a body area that is unprotected by particular child restraint. Forward-facing child restraints head injury in a crash. the vehicle and are sometimes serious or fatal injuries during a called child seats or car seats.S. as it should./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If it is. weight. or until they reach the maximum height and weight limits The proper child restraint for your of their child restraint.10/3/16 84 Seats and Restraints For each type of child restraint.CRC . In a crash. any bony structure. Belt-positioning booster seats two. child depends on their size. When purchasing a child restraint. be sure it is designed to be A young child's hip bones are still used in a motor vehicle. and age.

outgrown their forward-facing child restraint with the seating surface restraint.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. in a crash. . acts to enough for the vehicle safety belts keep the infant positioned in the to fit properly without a booster seat./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. Boosters are designed to against the back of the infant. improve the fit of the vehicle's safety The harness system holds the infant belt system until the child is large in place and. See the safety belt fit test in Older Children 0 81.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 85 Child Restraint Systems Forward-Facing Child Seat Booster Seats Rear-Facing Infant Seat A forward-facing child restraint A belt-positioning booster seat is provides restraint for the child's used for children who have A rear-facing child restraint provides body with the harness. restraint.2017 .CRC .

This is because endangered in a crash if the child inspection station. To help reduce the chance of injury.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. check with great if the airbag deploys. obtain a replacement properly secured in the child copy from the manufacturer. For CPST the risk to the rear-facing child is so restraint is not properly secured in availability in Canada. the vehicle — even when no child is Restraint in it. In some areas of the United States children and infants are safer when the child restraint must be secured and Canada. refer to the instructions Child Restraint that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a { Warning booklet. the vehicle. and to this manual. Child restraint Passenger Safety Technicians child restraint secured in a rear systems must be secured in vehicle (CPSTs) are available to inspect seating position.S. . the vehicle. Secure the child restraint properly in the vehicle Keep in mind that an unsecured properly following the instructions using the vehicle’s safety belt or child restraint can move around in a that came with that child restraint. { Warning A child can be seriously injured or The child restraint instructions are A child can be seriously injured or killed in a crash if the child important. so if they are not killed in a crash if the child is not restraint is not properly secured in available.CRC . seats by lap belts or the lap belt and demonstrate how to correctly use and install child restraints. Secure the child restraint.10/3/16 86 Seats and Restraints Securing an Add-On Child When securing an add-on child Securing the Child Within the Restraint in the Vehicle restraint. Children can be locate the nearest child safety seat restraint in the front. refer to the National Highway Traffic Safety a rear seating position. According to accident statistics. Be sure to child restraint and the instructions properly secure any child restraint in Where to Put the in this manual. following the collision or sudden stop and injure instructions that came with that people in the vehicle. or both. Certified Child properly restrained in an appropriate in the vehicle.2017 ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . In Whenever possible. LATCH system. Transport Canada or the Provincial Ministry of Transportation office. children aged portion of a lap-shoulder belt. or by 12 and under should be secured in the LATCH system..S. Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) 0 87 for more Administration (NHTSA) website to Never put a rear-facing child information. See Lower the U.

Tethers for Children Even if the passenger sensing system has turned off the front Child restraints and booster seats (LATCH System) vary considerably in size. This is because the child restraint in a rear seat. . child restraint. or killed if the front passenger as it will go.S. Be sure to the inflating airbag. no The LATCH system secures a child may fit in certain seating positions system is fail-safe. guarantee that an airbag will not LATCH attachments on the child deploy under some unusual Depending on where you place the restraint are used to attach the child circumstance. The LATCH system is to access adjacent safety belts or designed to make installation of a Secure rear-facing child restraints LATCH anchors for additional child restraint easier.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 . and some passenger frontal airbag. study the and the passenger seat is in a instructions that came with the child forward position. front passenger airbag inflates rear seating position. always move the restraint system and secure the restraint can be seriously injured front passenger seat as far back child restraint system properly. It is better to secure airbag inflates. If you secure a Adjacent seating positions should forward-facing child restraint in not be used if the child restraint (Continued) prevents access to or interferes with the routing of the safety belt. No one can restraint during driving or in a crash. better than others. is off. A child in a properly secure any child restraint in forward-facing child restraint can When securing a child restraint in a the vehicle — even when no child is be seriously injured or killed if the in it. even if the airbag passengers or child restraints. in a rear seat. restraint to make sure it is Lower Anchors and compatible with this vehicle.CRC . people in the vehicle. Keep in mind that an unsecured the back of the rear-facing child child restraint can move around in a See Passenger Sensing System collision or sudden stop and injure restraint would be very close to 0 74 for additional information./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 87 Wherever a child restraint is { Warning Warning (Continued) installed. you may not be able vehicle. be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child A child in a rear-facing child the front seat. even though it is child restraint and the size of the restraint to the anchors in the turned off.

built into the vehicle. The following explains how to attach a child restraint with these Lower anchors (1) are metal bars attachments in the vehicle. Booster seats use the vehicle’s anchorage system once the Lower Anchors safety belts to secure the child in combined weight is more than the booster seat. you must also use child restraints have lower anchors restraint that has LATCH either the lower anchors or the and attachments or top tether attachments. Child restraints built after March 2014 will be labeled with the Make sure to follow the instructions specific child weight up to which the that came with the child restraint. manual.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. A child restraint must case.5 kg (65 lbs). LATCH system can be used to and also the instructions in this install the restraint./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .5 kg (65 lbs). with the proper positioning of the lap-shoulder belt on the child. Do not The LATCH anchorage system can See Securing Child Restraints (With use both the safety belts and the be used until the combined weight the Safety Belt in the Front Seat) LATCH anchorage system to secure of the child plus the child restraint is 0 97 or Securing Child Restraints a rear-facing or forward-facing child 29. the safety belt must be used restraints can be properly installed never be attached using only the top (with top tether where available) to using either the LATCH anchors or tether. you need a child a top tether. secure the child restraint. the Safety Belt in the Front Seat) this can be done as long as the 0 97 or Securing Child Restraints booster seat can be positioned (With the Safety Belt in the Rear properly and there is no interference Seat) 0 95. If the manufacturer 29. Use the safety belt (With the Safety Belt in the Rear restraint.CRC . There are two lower anchors for each LATCH . recommends that the booster seat See Securing Child Restraints (With be secured with the LATCH system. the vehicle’s safety belts.10/3/16 88 Seats and Restraints In order to use the LATCH system in When installing a child restraint with Not all vehicle seating positions or your vehicle. alone instead of the LATCH Seat) 0 95.S.2017 . In this rear-facing and forward-facing child child restraint. LATCH-compatible safety belts to properly secure the anchors and attachments.

Anchor Locations lower attachments (2). A top tether (3. Others require the top tether always to be attached. In Canada.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 89 seating position that will The child restraint may have a Lower Anchor and Top Tether accommodate a child restraint with single tether (3) or a dual tether (4). vehicle.2017 . the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have a top tether. H : Seating positions with two A top tether anchor is built into the lower anchors. The top tether attachment hook (2) on the child restraint connects to the top tether anchor in the vehicle in order to reduce the forward movement and rotation of the child restraint during driving or in a crash. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. 4) anchors the top of the child restraint to the vehicle. Either will have a single attachment hook (2) to secure the top tether to Top Tether Anchor the anchor. I : Seating positions with top tether anchors./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . Some child restraints with top tether are designed for use with or without the top tether being attached. and that the tether be attached.S.

See Where to Put the Restraint 0 86 for additional information. safety belt. or if . that the top tether be attached. A child could be seriously injured behind the vertical openings in the or killed in a crash if the child Be sure to use an anchor on the restraint is not properly attached seat trim. the top tether anchor child restraint say that the top tether lower anchors has two labels. Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System { Warning The top tether anchors are behind The outboard lower anchors are the rear seats. and the seat cushion.2017 .CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. According to accident statistics. each seating position with anchors.S.10/3/16 90 Seats and Restraints To assist in locating the lower To assist in locating the top tether the instructions that come with the anchors. children and infants are safer when properly restrained in a child restraint system or infant restraint system secured in a rear seating position. near symbol is on the trim near the must be attached./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Follow the instructions Do not secure a child restraint in a that came with the child restraint position without a top tether anchor and the instructions in this if a national or local law requires manual. same side of the vehicle as the to the vehicle using either the seating position where the child LATCH anchors or the vehicle restraint will be placed. the crease between the seatback anchor.

S. to come loose or even break children cannot reach them.CRC . Unbuckle and return the cause the anchor or attachment behind the child restraint so safety belt to its stowed position. (Continued) (Continued) . damage the safety belt or the restraint to a single anchor could Buckle any unused safety belts seat.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Do not fold the rear seatback fatal injuries during a crash. fold the empty rear seat with a restraint to a single anchor. do If the shoulder belt is locked and when the seat is occupied. The Caution does not have lower shoulder belt can tighten but Do not let the LATCH attachments or the desired cannot be loosened if it is locked. of the retractor to set the lock. If necessary./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . This may lower anchors. during a crash. secure the child pulled all the way out of the restraint with the top tether and damage these parts. Refer to your move buckled safety belts to shoulder belt is allowed to go all child restraint manufacturer avoid rubbing the LATCH instructions and the the way back into the retractor. A child or others the shoulder belt all the way out could be injured. see child restraint after the child Where to Put the Restraint 0 86 for { Warning restraint has been installed. Do not not attach more than one child tightened around a child’s neck. If you need to secure more than one and tighten the belt behind the child restraint in the rear seat. 1. retractor. but it cannot do this if it is instructions in this manual. the only way to loosen the belt is safety belt buckled.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 91 { Warning Warning (Continued) Caution (Continued) To reduce the risk of serious or wrapped around a child’s neck. It unlocks when the the safety belts. attachments rub against the seating position does not have The shoulder belt locks when it is vehicle’s safety belts. If the child restraint wrapped around their neck. attachments. This could Attaching more than one child to cut it. additional information. Attach and tighten the lower Children can be seriously injured attachments to the lower or strangled if a shoulder belt is anchors. Pull before folding the seat.

Put the child restraint on attach and tighten the top the seat. If the child restraint for the desired seating manufacturer recommends that position. Find the top tether anchor.2.2017 . Remove the cargo cover headrest or head restraint removed.1. following instructions: 1.1.3. 1.10/3/16 92 Seats and Restraints 1. tether to the top tether anchor. Route. route the Reinstallation” at the end cover in its original tether over the seatback. the head restraint is it may be necessary to removed. location after installing When installing a your child restraint when rear-facing child restraint. If the position you are the child restraint. Attach and tighten the lower attachments on the If the position you are child restraint to the lower using does not have a anchors.2. attach. and tighten forward to properly install the top tether according the child restraint per the to your child restraint child restraint instructions and the manufacturer instructions. the using does not have a head restraint may be 2. Find the lower anchors 2. Refer to the child For rear outboard seating restraint instructions and the positions./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . See “Head before installing the top and you are using a Restraint Removal and tether.S. if equipped.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Place the cargo single tether. move the front seat 2. the top tether be attached. headrest or head restraint .3. if the head following steps: restraint interferes with the proper installation of 2. of this section.

5 cm (1 in) of restraint. grasp the child restraint at the LATCH path and attempt 2. securely held in place.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 93 and you are using a dual Head Restraint Removal and tether. raise the headrest head restraint and in or head restraint and between the headrest or route the tether under the head restraint posts. Press both buttons on the head to move it side to side and restraint posts at the same back and forth. raise the using has an adjustable headrest or head restraint headrest or head restraint and route the tether and you are using a dual under the headrest or tether. Before placing a child in the and around the headrest child restraint. make sure it is or head restraint posts.CRC . headrest or head restraint 3. headrest or head restraint and you are using a If the position you are single tether.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. There should time.S.2017 . See Rear Seats 0 60 using has an adjustable for additional information. movement for proper installation. Partially fold the seatback If the position you are forward. route the tether Reinstallation over the seatback. The rear outboard head restraints can be removed if they interfere with the proper installation of the child restraint. . To remove the head restraint: 1. To check./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and pull up on the head be no more than 2.

See Rear Seats 0 60. 2. all occupants are installed and adjusted properly. reinstall the head restraint before the seating position is used.10/3/16 94 Seats and Restraints 3. Try to move the head restraint into the holes in the top of the in all directions to make sure seatback./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . { Warning With head restraints that are not installed and adjusted properly.CRC . Partially fold the seatback Pull the head restraint up and drive until the head restraints for forward. . Return the head restraint to the spinal injury in a crash. See Head Restraints adjustment release button to 0 55. Push the head restraint down. 1. The notches on the that it is locked in place. Do not full upright position if folded. 4.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See Head Restraints 0 55. Store the head restraint in a To reinstall the head restraint: secure place. further lower the head restraint. press the height head. restraint is at the same height as the top of the occupant's If necessary.2017 . posts must face the driver side Always adjust the head of the vehicle. restraint so that the top of the 3. there is a greater chance that occupants will suffer a neck/ 4.S. Insert the head restraint posts 5. When the child restraint is removed. forward until it locks into place.

must be anchored. the lap and shoulder portions if a national or local law requires of the vehicle's safety belt New parts and repairs may be that the top tether be anchored. you will be using the safety the Rear Seat) belt to secure the child restraint.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. soon as possible. “Head Restraint Removal and see Lower Anchors and Tethers for Reinstallation” under Lower Children (LATCH System) 0 87 for Anchors and Tethers for If the vehicle has the LATCH system top tether anchor locations. and run position without a top tether anchor may be needed. working properly after a crash. See safety belt and it uses a top tether. time of the crash. or if through or around the restraint. To help make system. Put the child restraint on sure the LATCH system is Tethers for Children (LATCH the seat. { Warning When securing a child restraint in a Be sure to follow the instructions rear seating position.2017 . A damaged instructions that came with the child If more than one child restraint LATCH system may not properly restraint to make sure it is needs to be installed in the rear compatible with this vehicle. see Lower Anchors and 1. If the child restraint has the LATCH the Restraint 0 86. Children (LATCH System) 0 87. If a child restraint is the child restraint. Pick up the latch plate. seat. study the that came with the child restraint./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . resulting in serious injury or even death in a crash. be sure to read Where to Put secure the child restraint. the head necessary replacements made as secured in the vehicle using a restraint may be removed.S. new LATCH system parts 2.CRC . . System) 0 87 for how and where to If the head restraint interferes see your dealer to have the install the child restraint using with the proper installation of system inspected and any LATCH. and it was being used during a Do not secure a child seat in a crash. A crash can damage the LATCH system in the vehicle. necessary even if the LATCH the instructions that come with the The child restraint instructions system was not being used at the child restraint say that the top strap will show you how.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 95 Replacing LATCH System Securing Child Restraints If the child restraint or vehicle seat position does not have the LATCH Parts After a Crash (With the Safety Belt in system.

so that the tightened but not pulled out of belt.10/3/16 96 Seats and Restraints 3. back into the retractor. and feed the shoulder belt safety belt could be quickly the retractor./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . To tighten the belt. way out of the retractor to set on the child restraint. If the retractor is not locked. When the retractor shoulder portion of the belt to the buckle. . push down buckle until it clicks. Push the latch plate into the 4. installing a forward-facing child restraint.S. repeat Steps 4 and 5. Try to pull the belt out of the retractor to make sure the retractor is locked. away from the child lock is set. pull the Position the release button on the lock. the belt can be tighten the lap portion of the restraint system. Pull the shoulder belt all the 5.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. it may be helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the belt.2017 . When unbuckled if necessary.CRC .

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and seat is a safer place to secure a child restraint can be seriously attempt to move it side to side forward-facing child restraint. If the information. there should be no in a forward position. To This vehicle has airbags. follow the child restraint and Tethers for Children (LATCH { Warning manufacturer's instructions System) 0 87 for additional regarding the use of the top information on installing the head A child in a rear-facing child tether. No one can let it return to the stowed position. passenger sensing system which is more than 2. airbag(s) are off.5 cm (1 in) of designed to turn off the front Even if the passenger sensing movement. outboard passenger frontal airbag child restraint is properly inflates and the passenger seat is In addition.2017 . even if the Restraint Removal and the rear-facing child is so great if the airbag(s) are off. Securing Child Restraints passenger frontal airbag inflates. This is because the back of the 7. System 0 74 and Passenger Airbag guarantee that an airbag will not If the top tether is attached to a top Status Indicator 0 117 for more deploy under some unusual tether anchor. outboard passenger frontal airbag system has turned off the front To remove the child restraint. disconnect it. When the Where to Put the Restraint 0 86. (Continued) . See Passenger Sensing system is fail-safe. If the child restraint has a top Reinstallation” under Lower Anchors tether. A rear airbag. See Lower Anchors and restraint properly.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See “Head Secure rear-facing child restraints the front. and knee airbag under certain outboard passenger airbag(s). A child in a forward-facing check. Before placing a child in the (With the Safety Belt in rear-facing child restraint would child restraint. make sure it is the Front Seat) be very close to the inflating securely held in place.S. the vehicle has a installed. no unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and conditions. including important circumstance. safety information. reinstall it before the seating Never put a rear-facing child seat in position is used.CRC .10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 97 6. If you secure a airbag deploys. This is because the risk to in a rear seat. See injured or killed if the front and back and forth. even though the head restraint was removed. restraint can be seriously injured Tethers for Children (LATCH or killed if the front outboard System) 0 87.

and run forward-facing child restraints have the lap and shoulder portions a top tether. Pick up the latch plate. must be anchored. 0 74 for additional information. follow the instructions that will show you how. see Lower Anchors and When the passenger sensing Tethers for Children (LATCH system has turned off the front System) 0 87 for top tether anchor outboard passenger frontal locations. Push the latch plate into the indicator on the passenger buckle until it clicks. to get a tight installation of the child restraint. forward-facing child restraint. Do not secure a child seat in a airbag status indicator should Position the release button on position without a top tether anchor light and stay lit when you start the buckle. If the child restraint uses a top tether.2017 . the law requires that 3. airbag and knee airbag. safety belt could be quickly the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap 2. Put the child restraint on unbuckled if necessary. if needed. away from the child if a national or local law requires the vehicle. In Canada.CRC . It is better to 1. always move the seat as far back as it will go. the off 4. so that the that the top tether be anchored.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Move the seat upward or the See Passenger Sensing System seatback to an upright position./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and that the tether be of the vehicle's safety belt attached. the seat. Warning (Continued) secure the child restraint in this The child restraint instructions position.10/3/16 98 Seats and Restraints When using the lap-shoulder belt to through or around the restraint.S. forward-facing child restraint in came with the child restraint and the the front outboard passenger following instructions: seat. See Passenger restraint system. Move the seat as far back as it secure the child restraint in a will go before securing the rear seat. or if Airbag Status Indicator 0 117. .

it may be helpful to System 0 74. push down indicator in the passenger airbag way out of the retractor to set on the child restraint. To check. tighten the belt. Pull the shoulder belt all the 6.10/3/16 Seats and Restraints 99 7.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. back into the retractor. . the off 5. When On Indicator Is Lit for a Child installing a forward-facing child Restraint” under Passenger Sensing restraint. there should be no more than 2. see “If the the retractor. the belt can be tighten the lap portion of the If a child restraint has been installed tightened but not pulled out of belt. If the retractor is not locked. When the child restraint is properly installed. When the retractor shoulder portion of the belt to stay on when the vehicle is started.S. make sure it is securely held in place. grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth. use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you To remove the child restraint. unbuckle the vehicle safety belt and let it return to the stowed position.CRC .2017 . If the airbags are off. To tighten the belt./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Before placing a child in the child restraint. and feed the shoulder belt and the on indicator is lit. repeat Steps 5 and 6. lock is set. pull the status indicator will come on and the lock. Try to pull the belt out of the retractor to make sure the retractor is locked.5 cm (1 in) of movement.

S. . . . . . .CRC . . The instrument panel storage is near the power outlet. . 100 Cupholders . 100 { Warning Instrument Panel Storage . . . . . . . The liner is removable for cleaning. . . . 101 could result in injury. . these objects may Additional Storage Features cause the cover to open and Cargo Cover . . . . 101 objects in storage compartments. 100 Do not store heavy or sharp Center Console Storage . . . . .2017 . . . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . In a crash. . . . . . . . . . . . . lower the armrest to access the rear cupholders.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Instrument Panel Storage If equipped. .10/3/16 100 Storage Storage Storage Cupholders Compartments The front cupholders are near the shift lever. Cargo Management System . Storage Compartments Storage Compartments . . . . .

. 2. Lift the lever on the front cover items in the rear of the liftgate. to open. Remove both of the cords from There is storage in the center The cargo cover can be used to the hooks at the top of the console. Store the cargo cover securely or remove it from the vehicle. Lift the cargo cover. vehicle.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 . or in a crash.10/3/16 Storage 101 Center Console Storage Additional Storage Features Cargo Cover { Warning An unsecured cargo cover could strike people in a sudden stop or turn.CRC . To remove the cargo cover: 1./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . There may be a small tray and additional storage when the small tray is detached.

access the cargo management 2.10/3/16 102 Storage Cargo Management System To install the cargo cover: 1.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the hooks at the top of the liftgate.S.2017 . Reconnect both of the cords to system. Align the cargo cover on the trim panel edge on both sides and lower downward.CRC . locking Pull up on the load floor cover to the cargo cover into the hooks./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Vehicle Ready Light . . . . . . . . . . . .CRC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Programmable Charging . . . . . . 139 Speedometer . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Service Electric Parking Brake Light . .S. . . . . . . 140 Battery Gauge (High High-Beam On Light . . . . . . . 105 Vehicle Messages . . . 105 Electric Parking Brake Light . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Controls Passenger Airbag Status Indicator . . . . . . . . 121 Lamp Messages . . . . 136 Rear Window Wiper/ Compass Messages . . . . 111 Traction Control System (TCS)/ Propulsion Power Instrument Cluster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Information Displays Power Flows . . . . . . . . 121 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Sport Mode Light . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Object Detection System Warning Lights. . . . . . . 133 Steering Wheel Controls . . . . . . . and Pedestrian Ahead Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Warning Lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . and StabiliTrak® OFF Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Cruise Control Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Energy Information . 115 Lamps On Reminder . . . . 140 Driver Efficiency Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Wireless Charging . . . .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . 119 Battery and Charging Pedestrian Safety Signal . 123 Starting the Vehicle Power Indicator Gauge . . . . . . Gauges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Cruise Control Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Vehicle Ahead Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Horn . 138 Indicators Traction Off Light . 136 Compass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light . . . . 110 Light . . . . . . . . . . .10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 103 Instruments and Safety Belt Reminders ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . 123 Messages . . . . . . 123 Security Messages . . . 118 Center (DIC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Security Light . 140 Voltage) . . . . . 121 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Controls Battery) . . . . . 122 Airbag System Messages . . . . . . . . . 105 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Tire Pressure Light . . Gauges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 Clock . . . 122 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Key and Lock Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 Service Vehicle Messages . . 109 Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2017 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 131 Charging System Light (12-Volt Energy Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 Driver Information Steering Wheel Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 Vehicle Messages Heated Steering Wheel . . . . . . . . 116 Airbag Readiness Light . . . 116 Door Ajar Light . . . 122 Ride Control System Odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Trip Odometer . . . . . . . . . 135 Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Brake System Warning Light . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Door Ajar Messages . . . . 111 StabiliTrak® Light . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 Brake System Messages . . . 104 Service Vehicle Soon Light . . 120 Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Electric Drive Unit Power Outlets . . .

Pull or push the steering wheel c : Press to decline an incoming closer or away from you. . . . .10/3/16 104 Instruments and Controls Tire Messages . . . . Move the steering wheel up See OnStar Overview 0 340 or or down. 141 Steering Wheel Vehicle Personalization Adjustment Vehicle Personalization . . . . . Pull the lever up to lock the system when not on a call. Bluetooth 0 173. . . . . . . . Do not adjust the steering wheel w or x : Press to go to the previous or next selection. . .S. . Pull the lever down. . .2017 . . . . . 141 Controls Steering Wheel Controls Vehicle Reminder Messages . Press to mute or unmute the infotainment 4. steering wheel in place. . some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel. call or end a current call. . 2. . . To adjust the steering wheel: g : If equipped ® with OnStar® or a Bluetooth system. with those systems.CRC . while driving. . . press to interact 1./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . 3. . . . 142 If equipped.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

A light on the button displays when the feature is turned on.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Pedestrian Safety Signal The vehicle is equipped with automatic sound generation. Press to increase or decrease the volume. Horn The volume switches are on the Press a on the steering wheel pad right rear side of the steering wheel. to sound the horn.CRC .10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 105 o or p : Press to move between Heated Steering Wheel the interactive display zones in the cluster. press to turn on or off. ( : If equipped. @ : Press to select a highlighted menu option. See Regenerative Braking 0 212.2017 . The steering wheel takes about three minutes to start heating.S. yFAV or FAVz : Press to display a list of favorites and select the next or previous favorite when listening to the radio. There is a paddle on the left rear side of the steering wheel for regenerative braking. .

they will immediately stop.2017 . It is activated when wiper motor. If the windshield wiper lever is then moved to OFF before the driver INT : If equipped with intermittent door is opened or within 10 minutes. lever toward you to spray windshield Service Mode. continue to run until they reach the The windshield wiper/washer lever 1X : For a single wipe. briefly move base of the windshield. With the vehicle on or in hold the lever down. move the windshield Clear snow and ice from the wiper washer fluid and activate the wipers.10/3/16 106 Instruments and Controls The automatic sound is generated HI : Use for fast wipes. them. The sound changes if Replacement 0 259. or INT. are performing wipes due to windshield washing. . Windshield Wiper/Washer Wiper Parking If the vehicle Is turned off while the wipers are on LO. If the more frequent wipes or down for vehicle is turned off while the wipers less frequent wipes. wiper lever to select the wiper blades and windshield before using speed. up to 23 km/h stop until the motor cools and the (14 mph). wipes.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the windshield wipers will gear or R (Reverse). replaced. move the windshield wiper the wipers will restart and move to lever to INT. See Wiper Blade pedestrians. the wipers OFF : Use to turn the wipers off. Damaged blades should be to indicate the vehicle presence to LO : Use for slow wipes./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .CRC . f : Pull the windshield wiper column. If frozen to the windshield. HI. Turn the band up for the base of the windshield. carefully loosen or thaw them. is on the side of the steering the lever down. For multiple wipes. wiper control is turned off. the vehicle is speeding up or Heavy snow or ice can overload the slowing down.S. See Electrical System Overload 0 263. If the wiper motor the vehicle is shifted into a forward overheats.

2017 . the washer windshield.S. do not use wipes. additional wipes may occur depending on how long the windshield washer had been activated. ON : To turn on. { Warning INT : To turn on intermittent rear In freezing weather.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 107 The wipers will continue until the Rear Window Wiper/ lever is released or the maximum wash time is reached. The controls are on the end of the fluid is sprayed on the rear camera windshield wiper lever. If equipped with fluid can form ice on the the rear camera mirror. When the Washer lever is released. Otherwise the washer fluid can form ice on the windshield. blocking your vision. do not use 1 : Push the windshield wiper the washer until the windshield is lever forward to spray washer fluid warmed. at the same time. blocking your vision. See Washer Fluid 0 255 for information on filling the windshield washer fluid reservoir. { Warning In freezing weather. The lever returns Move the control to: to its starting position when released. Otherwise the washer on the rear window. .CRC . the washer until the windshield is warmed. OFF : To turn off./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .

5. This feature can be turned on or off. 2. intermittent wipes. Positioning System (GPS) antenna 3. then touch T. Compass touching the clock. reservoir if either washer is not are used to access the time and working.CRC . then and vehicle speed information. If the rear ability to receive a satellite signal. See Vehicle Personalization 0 142. and the front long periods of time with objects windshield wiper is performing low that may interfere with the antenna's 0 : Touch to exit or return to the or high speed wipes. previous screen or menu. then touch Set Time. R or Q : Touch to set up continuously when the shift lever is Avoid covering the GPS antenna for items. Touch D. a heading. 3. and the front operate for a certain number of windshield wiper is performing miles or degrees of turn before When Auto Set is enabled. wiper automatically performs satellites. then touch T. Touch Time and Date. then the rear needing a signal from the GPS cannot be manually set. in R (Reverse). the calibration and zone adjustment the list. the time intermittent wipes.2017 . Setting the Date in the instrument cluster above the speedometer. receives its heading and other Home Page. Check the fluid level in the The infotainment system controls value. Touch D.S. Touch 0. wiper control is off. information from the Global T : Touch to access the Icon View. date settings through the menu. The compass system will 1. Touch R or Q to adjust This can also be changed by AM or PM for 12 hour format. Touch + or − to adjust the window. the shift lever is The compass system is designed to Setting the Time in R (Reverse). touch Set Date. automatically determine when a GPS signal is restored and provide 2. . Touch Time and Date./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. rear wiper will automatically operate features. Touch Settings. The windshield washer reservoir is Clock used for the windshield and the rear 4. Touch Settings.10/3/16 108 Instruments and Controls Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear The compass system has automatic Y : Drag the scroll bar to navigate If the rear wiper control is off. The compass D : Press to access the 1. then touch 8 to 6. go to the Time and Date The vehicle has a compass display Settings menu.

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . see Auto Set player. 20 amp rating. Touch Time and Date. Touch Settings. 4. Touch D. used to plug in electrical equipment. Touch D. not be compatible with the The accessory power outlet can be accessory power outlet and could 5.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.CRC . of time while the vehicle is off will outlets are designed for drain the battery. then as mobile phone charge cords.2017 . then touch T. . Electrical Equipment 0 247. Select from the available Open the cover to access and options. then power outlet on the lower center the equipment. only works with the vehicle turned on. Touch Time and Date. such as a mobile phone or MP3 If a problem is experienced. 2. be sure to follow the proper The vehicle has an accessory installation instructions included with 3.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 109 4. Hanging heavy equipment from Caution Setting the 12/24 Hour Format the power outlet can cause Leaving electrical equipment damage not covered by the 1. replace when not in use. See Add-On touch Auto Set. The accessory power outlet your dealer. plugged in for an extended period vehicle warranty. Caution 5. that exceeds the maximum 5. Always unplug accessory power plugs only. stack below the climate control. Touch Settings. use and do not plug in equipment 4. electrical equipment when not in touch Set Time. Select 12 hr or 24 hr format. Touch + or − to adjust the Power Outlets Certain accessory power plugs may value. Touch 0. Touch 0. overload vehicle or adapter fuses. then touch T.S. Touch 0. When adding electrical equipment. The power 2. such 3. 1.

In Canada. Remove all objects from the charging pocket before charging { Warning your mobile phone. In the U. . see gmtotalconnect. The system charging when the vehicle is in RAP. rings.chevrolet. or in Retained Accessory The vehicle may have a wireless Power (RAP). { Warning . pocket. see your dealer for details. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. (RAP) 0 203. allow the object to cool before wirelessly charges one PMA or Qi See Retained Accessory Power removing it from the charging compatible mobile device.S. and the 1. it is occasion that the charging system To charge a mobile phone: recommended to consult with does not detect an object. Objects. On the rare devices.com/learn.CRC .. Wireless charging can affect the or cards.ca. Or. Remove all objects from the your doctor before using the object gets wedged between the charging pocket. such as coins. The wireless charging charging pocket outside the armrest feature may not correctly indicate remove the mobile phone and of the center console. 35 °C (95 °F) for the mobile phone. may not charge if there are any (Continued) objects between the phone and charging pocket. to prevent burns. between the mobile operation of an implanted phone and the charger will pacemaker or other medical become very hot. paper clips. The system wireless charging system.10/3/16 110 Instruments and Controls Wireless Charging The vehicle must be on. mobile phone and the charger./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . To check for mobile phone or other The operating temperature is −20 °C device compatibility: (−4 °F) to 60 °C (140 °F) for the .2017 . in Service Warning (Continued) Mode. If you have one.S. keys. see charging system and 0 °C (32 °F) to my.

With the mobile phone screen Warning Lights. Instrument Cluster facing the driver side. infotainment display. This and battery status.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 111 2. Turn the mobile phone when the propulsion system is 180 degrees and insert it back started to indicate they are working. check the section that explains what to do. This happens indicates that the mobile phone Warning lights and gauges can signal that something is wrong upon entry when the driver door is is properly positioned and opened.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. odometer. charging. Remove the phone from the prevent injury. 1. insert the device into the charging pocket Gauges. and The instrument cluster displays a preview of information that includes and W will appear on the Indicators electric range. Some warning lights come on briefly 2. before it becomes serious enough to cause an expensive repair or This preview will dismiss after If W does not appear on the replacement. or when one of the gauges shows there may be a problem. .S. into the pocket with the screen When one of the warning lights facing the driver side. pocket and wait three seconds. Waiting to do repairs can be costly and even dangerous.2017 . comes on and stays on while driving. Paying attention to the starting the vehicle or soon after infotainment display: warning lights and gauges could closing the driver door.CRC ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . charging. before starting the vehicle.

S.10/3/16 112 Instruments and Controls Modern English Cluster Shown.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Others and Metric Similar ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 .

press w or x to scroll the speedometer with a battery applications. Classic configuration displays Use the right steering wheel control . Phone different displays. Audio app.CRC .2017 . Use the steering wheel control to . Exit the menu power gauge. and the application menu. the Audio menu. See configurations to choose from: Driver Information Center (DIC) Classic. Onstar Navigation under “Cluster Menu” following. Options the speedometer with a to open and scroll through the simplified battery gauge and Audio different items and displays. See “Layout” . Modern configuration displays Press o to access the cluster application. Press V to select the Bluetooth device that is connected the speedometer with battery application. efficiency ring. or change the audio in the center of the instrument source. Enhanced configuration displays applications. 0 133. then press p to enter by pressing o.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Layout . Audio move between the different display zones and scroll through the . efficiency light. In the Audio menu Cluster Menu Not all applications will be available browse for music. . Driver Information Center (DIC) There are three display displays can be viewed. Modern. . This is where the The cluster layout can be changed. favorites. then press p to enter to the vehicle. select from the There is an interactive display area on all vehicles.S. Use w or x to scroll through radio stations or move to gauge and efficiency gauge.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 113 Reconfigurable Instrument Cluster Menu Applications Cluster ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . cluster. In the main view of the Audio . and Enhanced. Press V to select the gauge. through the list of available the next/previous track of a USB/ . Vehicle info.

view recent calls.CRC . To set the speed warning. displayed to enter the Help menu.S. per hour (km/h) or miles per from the favorites./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Metric.S. mute or unmute the desired item is highlighted. off by pressing V while viewing this while the desired item is highlighted.2017 . If there is an or Imperial by pressing V while the hour (mph). if there is no displayed to enter the Units menu. this feature can be turned or Enhanced layout by pressing V the trip odometer was last reset. Speed Warning : The speed warning display allows the driver to The odometer shows how far the Onstar Navigation set a speed that they do not want to vehicle has been driven. Options Help : Press p while Help is PressV to select the Options app. . Choose U. if equipped. Use w or x to scroll through the Use w or x to scroll through the items in the Help menu. the vehicle has been driven since Once set. If the selected speed limit is Exit the Layout menu by reset through the Driver Information exceeded. Turn-by-Turn guidance. while Open Source Software is highlighted to display open source software information. Press V to set the speed. phone or switch to handset or Odometer handsfree operation. in either This display is used for OnStar exceed. press V when Speed Warning is displayed. items in the Options menu. The trip odometer is accessed and page. See Driver Information Center (DIC) 0 133. The trip odometer shows how far Choose Classic. or select items. a pop-up warning is pressing o. active call. The speedometer shows the active phone call. Modern. Press w or x to adjust Trip Odometer Layout the value. Use w or x to scroll through the vehicle's speed in either kilometers scroll through contacts. Center (DIC).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. displayed and a chime may sound.. kilometers or miles.10/3/16 114 Instruments and Controls Phone Units : Press p while Units is Speedometer In the Phone menu. Exit the Open Source Software : Press V Options menu by pressing o.

The mileage estimate and Max and Min numbers are affected by climate control system usage.2017 . Max and Min ranges gauge./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . layout. Classic Similar Enhanced Battery Gauge When the high voltage battery state This gauge is a guide to driving in This displays the high voltage of charge is very low the estimated an efficient manner by keeping the battery state of charge.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. The value in range value in the center will ball green and in the center of the the center is an estimate of how far change to Low. Accel : If the ball turns yellow and travels above the center of the gauge.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 115 Battery Gauge (High The Max and Min values above and Driver Efficiency Gauge below the display indicate the Voltage) longest and shortest possible range as estimated from current vehicle conditions and climate settings. The outer ring of the the vehicle can be driven on the will no longer be displayed. A trend bar on the far left indicates how recent vehicle conditions and climate settings are affecting the Modern Efficiency Gauge Shown.S. . Driving fast also uses more energy than driving slowly. learned range prediction. state of charge. Estimated range may increase or decrease based upon changes in climate control energy consumption.CRC . acceleration is too aggressive to optimize efficiency. speedometer may also change color remaining charge as estimated from Additional alerts may display and a to match the color of the efficiency driving habits and conditions sound may also be heard at low gauge depending on the display learned over several days.

The regen power limit is also displayed Passenger Safety Belt Power Indicator Gauge as a horizontal bar on the gauge.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. this light flashes and a chime may come on to remind passengers to fasten The power indicator gauge displays their safety belt. . If the passenger safety belt is normal operation. battery is fully charged. light flashes and a chime may come the passenger remains or becomes Maximum discharge power is on to remind the driver to fasten unbuckled while the vehicle is available when the high voltage their safety belt.10/3/16 116 Instruments and Controls Brake : If the ball turns yellow and Regenerative power may be limited If the driver safety belt is buckled. Then the light stays the instantaneous charge and on solid until the belt is buckled.S. the high voltage battery state of becomes unbuckled while the charge decreases.2017 . Reminder Light There is a passenger safety belt Safety Belt Reminders reminder light near the passenger airbag status indicator. neither the chime nor the in discharge power may occur as times if the driver remains or light comes on.CRC . When the vehicle is started. discharge power flowing either into When the vehicle is started. Driver Safety Belt Reminder Light There is a driver safety belt reminder light on the instrument cluster. vehicle is moving./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . During on solid until the belt is buckled. The regen battery icon will comes on. Then the light stays moving. a slight reduction This cycle may continue several buckled. appear gray when limited. this This cycle continues several times if or out of the high voltage battery. optimize efficiency. braking is too aggressive to or cold. travels below the center of the when the battery is near full charge neither the light nor the chime gauge.

To turn off the reminder light and/or chime. device.2017 . for on and off. or they could even inflate sensing system. Canada and Mexico and diagnostic module. Then. or the symbol (DIC) message may also come on./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The system check includes the vehicle might not inflate in a the airbag sensor(s). it means This light shows if there is an the airbag system might not be electrical problem with the airbag working properly. When the vehicle is started. passenger crash.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. injury. If the light does status indicator.CRC . such as a briefcase. and the crash sensing right away. the pretensioners without a crash. To help avoid (if equipped). The overhead reminder light and chime may turn for several seconds when the console has a passenger airbag on if an object is put on the seat vehicle is started. have it fixed grocery bag.S. or the on or off symbol to let you The vehicle has a passenger know the status of the front sensing system. the status Indicator indicator will light either ON or OFF. the airbag modules. for several seconds as a system check.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 117 The front passenger safety belt The airbag readiness light comes on safety information. handbag. the If there is a problem with the airbag passenger airbag status indicator system. have the vehicle serviced the wiring. . See Passenger outboard passenger frontal airbag Sensing System 0 74 for important and knee airbag. or other electronic immediately. If the airbag readiness light stays on after the vehicle is started or Airbag Readiness Light United States comes on while driving. The airbags in system. a Driver Information Center will light ON and OFF. remove the object from the seat or buckle the { Warning safety belt. after Passenger Airbag Status several seconds. not come on then.

after several seconds.CRC . the remaining avoid injury to yourself or others. See Airbag Readiness Light 0 117 for more information. both status This light comes on if a condition indicator lights remain on.10/3/16 118 Instruments and Controls If the word ON or the on symbol is If a short distance must be driven lit on the passenger airbag status Warning (Continued) with the light on.S.2017 . it means while driving.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. or comes on Light comes on and stays on. To help system. and knee airbag are allowed to including important safety Service Vehicle Soon inflate. briefly when the vehicle is started. have the vehicle serviced right (Continued) . If one with the airbag system. such as the radio. it means that the Charging System Light passenger sensing system has (12-Volt Battery) turned off the front outboard passenger frontal airbag and knee airbag. If. information. be sure to turn off indicator. or if there exists that may require the vehicle are no lights at all. there could be a problem with the electrical charging The vehicle brake system consists that something may be wrong of two hydraulic circuits. Driving while this light is on circuit is not working. there may be a to be taken in for service./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . problem with the lights or the If the light comes on. as a check to show the light is { Warning working. soon as possible. Brake System Warning If the airbag readiness light ever If the light stays on. it means that the front all accessories. Light If the word OFF or the off symbol is lit on the passenger airbag status indicator. take the passenger sensing system. circuit can still work to stop the could drain the 12-volt battery. See The charging system light comes on vehicle to your dealer for service as your dealer for service. outboard passenger frontal airbag away. Have it checked by your dealer.

there is a brake problem. Metric English . starting the vehicle. crash. or remains flashing. If it be working does not come on then. For normal braking This light should come on briefly Service Electric Parking performance. see your Brake Light If the warning light comes on.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 119 vehicle. have the vehicle serviced warning light on can lead to a by your dealer.S. The vehicle can still be driven. level. If it does not Driving with the brake system come on. there is a problem with the soon as possible. see Brake System If the light does not come on. or while but should be taken to a dealer as driving. If a message Electric Parking Brake system.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. This light comes on when the vehicle that is causing the parking have the vehicle towed for parking brake is applied. there dealer for service. see your dealer. displays in the Driver Information Center (DIC). system inspected right away. If the light is still on after the vehicle has been pulled off If this light stays on. there is a Metric English problem with a system on the the road and carefully stopped. { Warning Electric Parking Brake Light The brake system might not be The service electric parking brake working properly if the brake light should come on briefly when system warning light is on. Have the brake If the light comes on and stays on.CRC . flashes and stays on after the parking brake is released. If the light brake system to work at a reduced service.2017 . is a brake problem. both circuits need to when the vehicle is started./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Messages 0 136.

If the regular brake system display green when a vehicle is warning light is not on.CRC . See your If equipped. or comes on again while driving.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. much too closely system warning light is also on. this indicator will dealer. come on then.10/3/16 120 Instruments and Controls Antilock Brake System antilock brakes will not work and This light is green if LKA is available there is a problem with the regular to assist. stop as soon as Light possible and turn the vehicle off.S. . If the light still stays on. but the antilock brakes If available. Vehicle Ahead Indicator problem. this light comes on you are following a vehicle ahead will not work. The LKA light will turn amber. If the light does not marking has been crossed./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . have the vehicle serviced. Then start the vehicle again to reset the system. If the regular brake briefly while starting the vehicle. alert. This light is amber and flashes as a The ABS warning light will come on Lane Departure Warning (LDW) briefly when the vehicle is started.2017 . LKA may assist by gently turning the steering wheel if the vehicle Sport Mode Light approaches a detected lane marking without using the turn signal in that direction. (ABS) Warning Light brakes. Lane Keep Assist (LKA) If the light stays on or comes on while driving. the brakes detected ahead and amber when will still work. the vehicle needs service. the If it does not come on. have it fixed so it will This light comes on when Sport be ready to warn if there is a Mode is selected. to indicate that the lane This is normal.

. have This light comes on briefly while have the vehicle serviced by your the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the system is working This light comes on when the normally. Traction Control System See Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light System 0 225. dealer.CRC . starting the vehicle. StabiliTrak® OFF Light Traction Off Light This light comes on briefly when the This light comes on briefly while vehicle is started.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 121 Pedestrian Ahead dealer. Indicator turns off. have the vehicle serviced by your the indicator light turns off. the Traction The traction off light comes on when Control System (TCS) is also off. the Traction Control System (TCS) If StabiliTrak and TCS are off. and the This light and the StabiliTrak OFF warning light turns off.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the has been turned off by pressing and system does not assist in controlling releasing the TCS/StabiliTrak the vehicle.S. the StabiliTrak systems.2017 . Stability Control 0 213./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If equipped. wheel spin is not front of the vehicle. the indicator light then StabiliTrak system is turned off. Adjust driving accordingly. starting the vehicle. pedestrian is detected directly in If the TCS is off. If it does not. If StabiliTrak is off. this indicator will light come on when StabiliTrak is See Traction Control/Electronic display amber when a nearby turned off. If the light does not come on. limited. Turn on the TCS and button. If it does not. If the system is working normally.

This sequence repeats each time the vehicle is started.10/3/16 122 Instruments and Controls If the light is on and not flashing. does not start. there could be a tires to the pressure value shown on If the indicator/warning light is on the Tire and Loading Information problem with the theft-deterrent and flashing. If the DIC messages to determine which system is working normally.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Monitor System (TPMS). A DIC the tires are significantly does not come on. . and whether the vehicle requires Center (DIC) may also display. the feature(s) is no longer functioning A message in the Driver Information indicator light turns off. serviced by your dealer. and potentially the StabiliTrak This indicates that one or more of briefly as the vehicle is started. Check the underinflated. Stop as soon as possible. and inflate the If the light stays on and the vehicle service. If it system have been disabled. When the Light Flashes First and Vehicle Ready Light Then Is On Steady Tire Pressure Light This indicates that there may be a problem with the TPMS.CRC . The light flashes for about one minute and stays on steady until the vehicle is off. the TCS and/or the label. StabiliTrak system is actively working. The vehicle ready light comes on Security Light whenever the vehicle is ready to be For vehicles with the Tire Pressure driven. have the vehicle message may display. the When the Light is On Steady The security light should come on TCS./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . It provides information about tire pressures and the TPMS.S. system.2017 . this light comes on briefly when the vehicle is started.

open or not securely latched. is enabled.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 123 High-Beam On Light Lamps On Reminder Door Ajar Light This light comes on when the This light comes on when the This light comes on when a door is high-beam headlamps are in use. IntelliBeam® Light Cruise Control Light This light comes on when the The cruise control light is white IntelliBeam system.CRC . . when the cruise control is on and ready./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. if equipped. See Cruise Control 0 215. exterior lamps are in use. The light turns off when the cruise control is turned off. and turns green when the cruise control is set and active.

The with normal usage or may be . or will not hold outlet serviced by a qualified the plug firmly in place. or death.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. serious injury. Power Flows Portable Electric Vehicle Charging . (Continued) . screens show energy flow to and damaged over time. adaptors. Check the electrical outlet/plug or similar devices. electrician. Before you plug in to any be submerged in water. and may result in damage to The Power Flow screens indicate . Energy and then touch Flow. Electrical outlets may wear out property. have a qualified electrician inspect and verify the electrical system (electrical { Danger outlet. making multi-outlet power strips. wiring. grounding the vehicle is being driven.CRC . Do not place the charge cord in household appliance. junctions. and Improper use of portable electric protection devices) for vehicle charge cords may cause heavy-duty service at a 12 amp a fire. Do not use an electrical use if the electrical outlet/plug is outlet that is worn or hot. when they are active. then have the electrical damaged. system more than a typical ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . while charging and discontinue . plug into an Information Displays electrical outlet that is Important Information About weatherproof while in use. These vehicle charging. Charging an electric vehicle can strain on the electrical the infotainment display. Mount the charge cord to reduce To view the Power Flow screens on . components will be highlighted . continuous load. or burns. Do not use extension cords.S. the current operating condition.2017 . electrical shock. surge protectors.10/3/16 124 Instruments and Controls Programmable Charging . electrical outlet. from the high voltage battery while them unsuitable for electric splitters. touch stress a building’s electrical outlet/plug. a position where it is expected to . When outdoors.

Do not use an electrical plugged in. day of the week to be edited. 2. The charge Start and charge Complete time estimations are also displayed on the screen. charge rate limits. These estimations are most accurate when the vehicle is plugged in and in 1./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . touch Edit.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 125 Charge Mode Selection schedule based on programmed Danger (Continued) departure times. Modes charging as soon as it is connected to an electrical outlet. selected. touch Energy on the infotainment display. the vehicle will not be outlet that is on a circuit with fully charged by the departure time.S. If there is not sufficient grounded. and priority charging outlet that is not properly settings. Do not use an electrical schedule. status.CRC . With Departure charge mode moderate temperature conditions. See Plug-In To view the current charge mode Charging 0 231. The vehicle estimates the charging . for the departure time to be entered Programmable Charging Immediate : The vehicle starts to match your personal schedule. The current programmed departure time is displayed on Departure : The vehicle will the tab with the day of the schedule charging to complete by week. and then touch Charging. Departure Time Entry The Departure charge mode allows See Charge Cord 0 239.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. time after the charge cord is . other electrical loads. Select the tab for the the programmed departure time. electric rate preference and .

. 8 amps electrical circuit or electrical outlet capacity is not known. schedule.S. Touch 0 to exit the screen. is connected to. the values shown in this manual. The vehicle estimates the charging Check the vehicle for the available start time based on the utility rate 4. change the Charge Limit the lowest charge level until a selection between: qualified electrician inspects the . 12 amps electrical circuit capacity. Use Preference. The vehicle Charging settings. then electric rate a circuit breaker continues to trip. If the selected charge mode is charging after being plugged in.10/3/16 126 Instruments and Controls 3. touch More electrical current rating for the outlet capacity may start a fire or to select the Electric Rate electrical outlet that the charge cord damage the electrical circuit. preference selection will display. and The charge limit can be changed programmed departure time for the 5. Touch + or − to change the Exact current levels may vary from Electric Rate Preference hours and minutes. { Warning From the Charge Mode tab on the The charge current limit setting Using a charge level that exceeds Charging screen with Departure should be configured to match the the electrical circuit or electrical charge mode selected.2017 . Use the lowest charge level if the . If the vehicle consistently stops and set to retain this preference. and saved using Location Based current day of the week. The default value will charge during the least Charge Current Limit Selection is the lower current limit. or if See “Location Based Charging” later Departure. On the Charge Mode tab. reducing to a lower charge current Electric Rate Preference Selection limit setting may resolve the issue. or PM. utility rate preference. Electrical rate information from to be selected so it matches the from P (Park) unless the Location the utility company for the charging capability of the charging location.CRC ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Touch y or z to change AM levels. The charge expensive rate periods to achieve a The charge current limit setting current limit will reset to the lower full battery charge by the departure allows the vehicle’s charge current value when the vehicle is shifted time. in this section. Based Charging feature is active location is required for this mode.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

the rates are usually higher . Latest Possible rates and the rate preference is to .CRC . Also. and season. low. Off-Peak Only: Charge during charge during Off-Peak rates only. may . a Mid-Peak rate is offered. Electric rates. if the electric . In some and is complete by the departure areas. if the vehicle is plugged in for only one hour prior to the departure time. Mid-Peak. At night Charge during Peak. .and vary based on time. time only if sufficient time is allowed after the charge cord is plugged in.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 127 For example. if the selected electric rate settings result in a very long charge Touch one of the following options Select one of the following for the completion time. the rates are usually lower and Charging begins at the start time called Off-Peak rates. touch Edit next to Electric Rate Preference. . For example. or cost per unit. From the Charge Mode tab on the day when the demand for electricity Charging screen. and the battery is completely discharged. Preference selected. Off: Delay charging based on rate table is set up with all Peak departure. Edit Electric Rate Schedule Off-Peak Rates. Cost Optimized Off. the vehicle will not be fully charged by the departure time regardless of the rate selection. Cost Optimized All Rates: charge mode and an Electric Rate and called Peak rates. the vehicle will to select the Electric Rate Charge Completion option: start charging immediately upon Preference: plug-in.S. with Departure is high. Earliest Possible .2017 . During the Mid-Peak and Off-Peak Rates./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . weekday/ Mid-Peak: Charge during Electric Rate Schedule weekend. then the vehicle will start charging immediately upon plug-in. when the demand for electricity is and Off-Peak Rates.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

schedule. Weekdays are Monday Touch Edit Electric Rate Schedule Winter. Summer/Winter month and day for the start of Similar Summer. and ending at 12 AM. starting at 12 AM on the Summer tab next to the select the desired schedule.10/3/16 128 Instruments and Controls Contact the utility company to obtain the rate schedule for your area. Touch Edit in the lower right 2. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. 2. . touch Edit Rate Schedule screen and period./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Select the Winter tab. weekend schedules must Date Editing 1. Weekends are Saturday Electric Rate Schedule Editing and Sunday and use the . . screen and select the desired 4. corner of the screen to edit the 3. not all must be used. month and day for the start of . The summer and winter start dates must be established to use a summer/ winter schedule. There dates. through Friday and use the from the Electric Rate Schedule same rate schedule.CRC . Yearly Electric rate information from the same rate schedule. Touch + or − to change the Yearly Shown. can be five rate changes for each day. 1.2017 .S. Summer/Winter utility company for the charging Both weekday and Summer/Winter Schedule Start location is required. Touch Edit Electric Rate be set. The rate schedule With Summer/Winter as the Schedule from the Electric only applies for a 24-hour preferred rate schedule. Touch + or − to change the electric rate schedule. Touch 0 to exit the screen.

Touch the Temporary Override Yearly Shown.S. amount of energy prior to delaying a Temporary Override of a Delayed charge.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 129 Select Weekday or Priority Charging addition to the in-vehicle overrides Weekend. the vehicle will return to normal Programmable Charging The Temporary Override provides operation. The priority charging feature will through the programmable charging 3. If a finish time does not follow a start time. or Off-Peak. consecutive. there are other ways to edited. Override and Cancel 2. The feature can be enabled/ disabled by selecting On/Off from 1. battery is recharged from a depleted The finish times must be state to a 40% state of charge. Use + or − to When enabled. In ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Similar Charging screen when the 4. Mid-Peak. mode is selected. Immediate: Charge Immediate charge mode for one immediately at plug in. Upon completion of priority Charge Mode charging. Programmed delayed charge modes can be temporarily overridden to an . the ability to set temporary charge items for the next charge cycle. Priority Charging will only prevent Programmable enter the time. Select: 5. the next planned departure time can be temporarily overridden for one charge cycle.CRC . Select Peak. charge cycle. and y or z to Charging while the high voltage change AM or PM. Also. Summer/Winter the Charge Mode tab on the tab on the Charging screen.2017 . Departure charge mode is selected. Touch Set next to the row to be work when the Departure charge screens. Touch OK.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. This feature is temporarily override a delayed designed to ensure that the high charge mode. See Plug-In Charging voltage battery has a minimal 0 231. an Temporary Charge Mode error message displays.

and Location Based Charging will To override or cancel an active DC Charging Interrupted or be disabled until the GPS is charging cycle. Touch OK. preference every time the vehicle is touch Energy Settings. Touch Set Home Location [. returned to the saved home 2. Touch Update Home Location Override. Charging is on and the vehicle is To change the stored home location: . Charging screen. See Important changes. [ on the Location Based mode will be disabled and the selection will be grayed out. enabled.CRC . Off: Cancel the Temporary away from the saved home location. Touch On to enable Location the temporary Immediate.S. a With Location Based Charging home location must first be stored. dashes will be displayed Based Charging off. Temporary Departure: Set Charge Mode will be set to 5. Information earlier in this section. Overridden Pop-Up Using Location Based Charging Location Based Charging To use location based charging. Preference will need to be reset for . departure time. . then the selection for the charge 1. the saved home location. From the Energy Home screen. When Location Based Based Charging. a notification will 2. Touch Remove to clear the When the GPS location is not location and turn Location available. the Charge Mode and To store a home location: Charge Limit Preference are saved and set back to the customer’s 1./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. then OK to set display and the Charge Limit the new home location.2017 .10/3/16 130 Instruments and Controls . of Charge Limit Preference and the 4. touch Stop on the charging screen. After 90 days. Touch Location Based location. Touch Cancel to make no the next 90 days. restored. . Touch Update. then the vehicle will default to the lower limit 3. When the vehicle is not at Charging.

rating. the Unable to Battery Conditioning. and then touch Information. Technique includes accelerating 0 245. Climate Settings. Energy Usage Score. and snow and Disabled charged. interrupted by the utility company through OnStar as Energy Detail authorized by the vehicle owner (available in select regions). the high voltage battery. The charge process was screen. . rain. This screen displays how energy is and braking. Climate Settings includes how Charge screen will display. For example. and Efficiency History.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Programmable Charging high voltage battery was fully such as hills. Terrain includes road conditions. Touch h or k to go to the next . the heat and air conditioning Energy Used and Distance Traveled are also displayed on the screen. display. . The charging options have been touch Energy on the infotainment updated through the mobile app. This screen provides an estimate of . . The circle graph displays these percentages. are used. See KeyPass 0 44. There was an unintended loss of the factors that influence energy AC power during the plug-in usage since the last full charge of charge event. and pressure. See Utility Interruption of Charging . It includes Driving and may be affected by wind and tire When the Programmable Charging Accessories.CRC . being used since the last time the . A positive there was a power outage or the Score is desired to reach the charge cord was unplugged from vehicle’s optimal energy usage the wall. system is disabled.2017 ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 131 The Charging Interrupted or Energy Information Energy Usage Score Overridden pop-up will appear if any of the following conditions occur: To view Energy Detail.

a bar graph feature allows the charging charging and loses power at the shows the average amount of settings to be remembered at electrical outlet. . See “Hill Top understanding of how energy usage Energy Settings Reserve” in Regenerative is different from day to day. armed. when traveling the same route. or 5 mi. .CRC . Use the charge cord and the system is arrows to scroll through the list. On .Home Only. . Charge Power Loss Alert : This feature allows an alert to . Hill Top Reserve : Select Off. individual scores. approximately 16 km (10 mi) have .S. history data./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Set the charge cord theft alert feature to On or Off. Efficiency History .10/3/16 132 Instruments and Controls . The following list of menu items may be available: . Score is the sum of the Touch Reset to clear the . On. Location Based Charging This sound when the vehicle is With Efficiency History. even Braking 0 212. See “Location the effect that hot or cold air has efficiency for the current 5 km Based Charging” in on vehicle aerodynamics. Charge Cord Theft Alert : This feature allows the theft alert to To view and change the Energy sound when there is an attempt Settings. Programmable Charging 0 124. The Present or Off. the charge status feedback feature to Horn Chirps or Off.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Set the charge energy that has been used over the the saved GPS coordinates for power loss alert feature to On last 50 km or 50 mi. Charge Status Feedback : Set been driven. or On - The individual scores provide an Away Only. Outside Temperature includes bar provides the average energy the home location.2017 . Energy Summary Pop-up : Set All values are reset after a complete the energy summary pop-up charge and may not be stable until feature to On or Off. touch Energy and then to remove the 120V portable touch Energy Settings.

Press and hold to possible DIC info page displays. Press w or x to scroll to the allows high voltage battery Options application. then Energy Settings. power to be conserved. Some items may Center (DIC) DIC Info Page Options not be turned on by default but can The DIC is displayed in the The info pages on the DIC can be be turned on through the Options instrument cluster. Press V while an item is This allows high voltage battery power to be conserved. a checkmark will appear next to it. Touch Yes. Options menu. Scroll to Info Pages and level for Radio Power Down. then Radio Power Down.S. When an 1.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 133 . controls for the DIC are on the right 1. Some may not be available for your Driver Information particular vehicle. To set high voltage battery charge 4. touch press p. The screen will turn the interactive display zones in the off. Press w or x to move 4%. Press and hold O. V : Press to open a menu or select The following is the list of all a menu item. 6%. Instrument Cluster 0 111. 8%. 2%. 5. Select Off.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. o or p : Press to move between item is selected. earlier in this section. See “DIC Info Page Options” status of many vehicle systems. See applications. w or x : Press to move up or highlighted to select or down in a list. It shows the turned on or off through the app. Radio Power Down : This 2./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 2. DIC Info Pages 3. and the audio is paused. Energy. through the list of possible information displays. deselect that item. 3. The Options menu. cluster.2017 . Low Power Mode 6. or 10%. reset values on certain screens. Press V to enter the Set the value for the reminder to be displayed. .CRC . Press O again to turn radio on. Press o to access the cluster steering wheel control.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. This active. To start the timer. Economy display shows the per hour (mph)./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . press and hold V The Average Electrical Energy kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles while this display is active. If the pressure that has passed since the timer was was last reset. The trip odometer is low. To reset active. Tire pressure is displayed in while this display is active.10/3/16 134 Instruments and Controls Trip and Average Electrical Tire Pressure : Shows the Timer : This display can be used as Energy Economy : The Trip display approximate pressures of all four a timer. The in either kilometers (km) or either kilopascal (kPa) or in pounds display will show the amount of time miles (mi). tires. The Average Electrical Energy Economy can be reset along with the trip odometer by pressing and holding V while this display is active. This average is approximate average kWh per calculated based on the various Follow Distance Indicator : The 100 kilometers (kWh/100 km) or vehicle speeds recorded since the current follow time and distance to miles per kWh. . briefly while this display is active holding V while this display is Average Speed : Shows the and the timer is running. average speed of the vehicle in the timer to zero. has right now. To stop the timer. since the trip odometer per square inch (psi). press V shows the current distance traveled.2017 . and will change as driving conditions change. time this menu item was reset. the value for that tire is last reset.S.CRC . The average the vehicle ahead is displayed as a calculated based on the number of speed can be reset by pressing and time and distance value on kWh/100 km recorded since the last holding V while this display is this page. press V can be reset by pressing and shown in amber. This number is last reset of this value. Blank Page : The Blank Page number reflects only the display allows for no information to approximate average electrical be displayed in the cluster info energy economy that the vehicle display areas.

The messages that do not require the vehicle will not start until the The 12-volt battery saver system immediate action can be high voltage battery is warm starts reducing certain features acknowledged and cleared by enough. trying to save the charge of the pressing V.2017 . . battery voltage has dropped and extremely cold temperatures.S. This message displays when the battery. voltage battery. Turn off unnecessary Plug the vehicle in to an AC features to allow the battery to charging station and make sure The messages that require immediate action cannot be cleared recharge. PLUG IN correct a condition.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 135 Vehicle Messages Battery and Charging The charge port door should be kept fully closed when the vehicle is not Messages displayed in the DIC Messages charging.CRC . shifted out of P (Park) with the This message displays when the charge cord connected. This message may also POWER O is off to allow the until that action is performed. 12-volt battery. when vehicle features are being disabled. The following are the possible charge cord is connected to the messages and some information vehicle. display when the high voltage charging system to warm the high battery is very low. Multiple This message displays when the TO WARM messages may display one after the vehicle has detected that the 12-volt This message displays during other. DC charging cannot be seriously. indicate the status of the vehicle or BATTERY SAVER ACTIVE some action that may be needed to BATTERY TOO COLD. The vehicle cannot be CHARGE VEHICLE SOON about them.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. clearing the message CHARGE CORD CONNECTED used to recover a cold high voltage does not correct the problem./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . then the vehicle can All messages should be taken be started. This message displays when the charge port door is open and the vehicle is shifted out of P (Park). high voltage battery is low and the CHARGE DOOR OPEN vehicle needs to be charged.

Parking Brake without the brake RELEASE PARKING BRAKE pedal applied. PROBLEM DETECTED WITH CHARGING STATION This message displays if the Electric Compass Messages This message displays when there Parking Brake is on while the vehicle is in motion. CHARGE Brake System Messages STEP ON BRAKE TO VEHICLE NOW ! RELEASE PARK BRAKE BRAKE FLUID LOW This message displays when the This message displays when high voltage battery is out of energy.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S. . See Cruise CHARGING SYSTEM Control 0 215. When this message displays. CHARGING SYSTEM This message displays when there is a problem with the brake boost Cruise Control Messages This message displays when there is a fault in the 12-volt battery system. brake fluid level is low. communication with the Global SERVICE BATTERY SERVICE BRAKE ASSIST Positioning System (GPS). See your dealer for for service. This message displays when the attempting to release the Electric The vehicle must be charged. SERVICE PARKING BRAKE This message displays when there is a problem with the high voltage This message displays when there Door Ajar Messages is a problem with the Electric charging system./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 . speed it was set to. the brake pedal may be CRUISE SET TO XXX charging system.10/3/16 136 Instruments and Controls OUT OF ENERGY. See your cruise control is set and shows the SERVICE HIGH VOLTAGE dealer for service. Release it Dashes may be displayed if the is a problem with the high voltage vehicle temporarily loses charging station. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service. service. See your dealer DOOR(S) OPEN Parking Brake. harder to push and the stopping This message displays when the distance may be longer.CRC . before attempting to drive. A door open symbol will be displayed on the DIC showing which door is open.

REAR ACCESS OPEN transmitter is not detected. NO REMOTE DETECTED This message displays when Close the liftgate completely. See “Starting the Vehicle with SHIFT TO PARK a Low Transmitter Battery” under This message displays when the This message displays when the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) battery in the RKE transmitter needs vehicle should be shifted to System Operation 0 33. This message displays when trying programming new keys to the to start the vehicle if an RKE vehicle. P (Park). DETECTED PLACE KEY IN HOOD OPEN NUMBER OF KEYS TRANSMITTER POCKET. to be replaced. RKE transmitter is not detected Electric Drive Unit while attempting to start the vehicle. and POWER O to restart the vehicle. Press the brake pedal service.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 137 This symbol will be displayed if the Key and Lock Messages vehicle off.2017 . Close the hood completely. This message displays if the RKE This message displays when the transmitter is no longer detected in pushbutton start system needs the vehicle. or press POWER O without pressing the brake pedal to turn the . the vehicle will not restart. Take the vehicle to your dealer. REPLACE BATTERY IN Messages The transmitter battery may be REMOTE KEY weak. Close the off and a valid transmitter is not door completely. The transmitter battery may be weak. This may appear when SERVICE KEYLESS START attempting to turn off the vehicle NO REMOTE DETECTED./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . leaving the vehicle with the RKE This message displays when the transmitter still inside.S. If the vehicle is turned vehicle is out of P (Park). NO REMOTE KEY WAS available.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. PRESS BRAKE TO RESTART SYSTEM when it is not in P (Park). REMOTE LEFT IN VEHICLE This message will display along with a symbol when the liftgate is open. THEN This message will display along with PROGRAMMED START YOUR VEHICLE a hood open symbol when the hood This message displays when is open.

S. LANE KEEP ASSIST SYSTEM This messages displays when the turn signal has gone out and needs FORWARD COLLISION or LANE DEPARTURE to be replaced. Clean the windshield is not clean. TURN INDICATORS FAILURE has been set to the Alert setting. Heavy rain or snow is interfering with the object detection AUTO LIGHT CONTROL Messages performance. one of SYSTEM REDUCED driver has turned the Side Blind these messages may display. following conditions: This message could be due to the . Take the vehicle to SYSTEM UNAVAILABLE WARNING UNAVAILABLE your dealer. and slush. Turn off the message can display under the system does not need service.CRC . ice. ON/OFF FORWARD COLLISION This message may also be A message will display when the SYSTEM OFF displayed if there is a problem with automatic light control has been This message displays when the StabiliTrak system. This message displays when This message displays when the Forward Automatic Braking (FAB) Lane Keep Assist (LKA) and Lane TURN SIGNAL ON Departure Warning (LDW) system is has been unavailable for some time.2017 . turn signal. mud. The front of the vehicle or camera being blocked. snow. This message displays if the turn FAB does not need service./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . turned on or off.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Forward Automatic Braking (FAB) LANE CHANGE ALERT CHECK LAMP or LAMP has been turned off. This message displays when Zone Alert (SBZA) and Lane Forward Automatic Braking (FAB) Change Alert (LCA) systems off. dirt. This temporarily unavailable.10/3/16 138 Instruments and Controls Lamp Messages Object Detection System . The LKA signal has been left on. . Keep outside of the windshield behind the these areas clean and free of rearview mirror. SYSTEM OFF FAILURE FORWARD COLLISION This message indicates that the Depending on the lamp.

maximum acceleration and speed vehicle is passing through an open SERVICE FRONT CAMERA area.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Lane This message displays when the If LKA does not detect active driver Keep Assist (LKA). see your (SBZA). Do not use this system to vehicle may be driven at a reduced is blocked and cannot detect help you park. dealer for service. the vehicle needs displayed when the high voltage activate during heavy rain or due to battery charge level is low. See your dealer for speed while this message is on. Pedestrian Braking (FPB). SIDE DETECTION can affect the ability to accelerate. The vehicle does not dealer. and Rear to your destination. See your Automatic Braking (FAB) may not dealer for service.S./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . This message may also continued driving. but vehicles in the blind zone. The This message displays if there is a performance may be reduced the Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) are problem with the Parking Assist next time the vehicle is driven. Forward Collision and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) PROPULSION POWER IS Alert (FCA) and/or Forward REDUCED features will not work.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 139 PARK ASSIST OFF Collision Alert (FCA).CRC . Do not use the Front vehicle is limiting power to maximize need service. SERVICE FORWARD If this message remains on after Propulsion Power COLLISION SYSTEM continued driving.2017 . Forward TAKE STEERING Automatic Braking (FAB). such as the desert. there is insufficient data for This message is most commonly If this message remains on after operation. Take the vehicle to your road spray. Move the steering wheel temporary condition causing the SERVICE SIDE DETECTION to dismiss. an alert and chime may be Departure Warning (LDW) features. range. SYSTEM (LKA) 0 229. This message displays when the work. The disabled either because the sensor system. See Lane Keep Assist system to be disabled. and Lane Parking Assist system has been steering. or the service. SERVICE PARK ASSIST TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE If this message is on. the vehicle needs service. proceed Change Alert (LCA). Lane Change Alert (LCA). The service. Side Blind Zone Alert Messages If this message displays. Do not use these systems propulsion power is reduced and until the vehicle has been repaired. but there is no SYSTEM This message indicates that Lane reduction in performance. turned off or when there is a provided. where may be reduced. Forward .

The vehicle is This message displays if there is a safe to drive. SERVICE HEATER StabiliTrak system.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. accordingly. . Adjust your This message displays if there is a driving accordingly. Take the vehicle to your dealer for service. system is not operational. problem with the theft-deterrent SERVICE STABILITRAK system.CRC . See your LOW TRACTION dealer for service. The vehicle is safe to drive.2017 . See vehicle speed may be reduced until Traction Control System (TCS). but the StabiliTrak problem with the heater system. the high voltage battery is conditioned. This message displays when the TRACTION CONTROL OFF Antilock Brake System (ABS) is This message displays when the SERVICE THEFT DETERRENT active and is working to assist the Traction Control System (TCS) is SYSTEM driver with control of the vehicle in turned off. problem with the alarm. TRACTION CONTROL ON or ESC This message displays when the Service Vehicle Messages This message displays when there Traction Control System (TCS) is is a problem detected with the turned on. Adjust your driving This message displays if there is a difficult driving conditions. See your dealer for service.S. While driving the vehicle This message displays when there is a problem detected with the This message displays if there is a with this message displayed.10/3/16 140 Instruments and Controls This message can display when the SERVICE TRACTION Airbag System Messages vehicle is parked during extreme CONTROL cold conditions without being SERVICE AIRBAG plugged in. the problem with the airbag system. Security Messages STABILITRAK or ESC OFF Ride Control System This message displays when SERVICE THEFT ALARM Messages StabiliTrak is turned off. but the TCS your dealer for service./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . is not operational.

applied. See Tires This message displays if there is a This message displays if there is a 0 270. See Center (DIC) 0 133. Take the and Tire Pressure 0 276. One of these two messages reminder to press POWER O to turn displays and a chime may sound The low tire pressure warning light the vehicle off when an attempt is when there may be a problem with will also come on. See Tire made to turn off the vehicle while it the power steering system. LEFT REDUCED DRIVE WITH CARE REAR.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 141 SERVICE POWER STEERING PRESS BUTTON AGAIN TO This message also displays LEFT or STEERING ASSIST IS TURN VEHICLE OFF FRONT. Monitor System (TPMS). this message may come on TIRE LEARNING ACTIVE DIC also shows the tire pressure along with the airbag readiness This message displays when the values.2017 . Inflate the tires by adding noticed. RIGHT FRONT. SERVICE TIRE MONITOR air until the tire pressure is equal to SERVICE VEHICLE SOON SYSTEM the values shown on the Tire and Loading Information label. More than one tire pressure Depending on the severity of a message can appear at a time. stop as soon as loss of power steering assist is possible. . is in motion. system is learning new tires. or RIGHT REAR to indicate This message displays as a the location of the low tire.CRC ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . See Driver Information light. see your dealer. The crash. If one of Pressure Light 0 122. See Tire vehicle to your dealer for service. Vehicle Load Limits 0 197. conditions are possible. problem with the Tire Pressure problem with the vehicle. these messages displays and a If a tire pressure message appears reduction in steering performance or Tire Messages on the DIC. Vehicle Reminder Messages Messages TIRE PRESSURE LOW ADD PRESS BRAKE TO START AIR TO TIRE ICE POSSIBLE DRIVE This message displays when This message displays when the WITH CARE attempting to start the vehicle pressure in one or more of the tires without having the brake pedal This message is displayed when ice is low. Tire Pressure Monitor Operation Starting the Vehicle 0 278. Pressure Monitor Operation 0 278.

10/3/16 142 Instruments and Controls Personalization Menu . Device Remote Access vehicle. . USB Auto Launch Language (Language) 1. Vehicle Software Information The following list of menu items may Each menu is detailed in the Personalization be available: following information. Touch T. . . Check before exiting the T : Touch to access the Icon view. Rear Seat Reminder Manually set the time and date. Use the audio system controls to . . See The following are all possible . Text Scroll . . To access the menu: . Time and Date access the personalization menus Time and Date for customizing vehicle features. . KeyPass Select Off or On. Audible Touch Feedback ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . Radio Settings This message displays under .S. some may not be available. Android Auto previous screen or menu. the available language(s). Apple CarPlay been opened before or during 0 : Touch to exit or return to the operation of the vehicle.2017 . Depending .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . Teen Driver Rear Seat Reminder on the vehicle. . Language (Language) “Time and Date” in Clock 0 108. certain conditions indicating there { : Touch to access the Vehicle may be an item or passenger in the Home Page. Return to Factory Settings See Teen Driver 0 178. Wi-Fi Select Language. Touch the menu item to select it. Touch Settings. a message when the rear door has . Display Settings 3. . then select from 2. Devices rear seat. personalization features. following information. Bluetooth Phone This feature allows for a chime and the list. Rear Camera Teen Driver Each of the menus is detailed in the . Y : Drag the scroll bar to navigate .CRC .

Lane Change Alert display: Forward Collision System Climate and Air Quality . Remote Lock / Unlock / Start Select and the following may . . This feature will set the maximum auto fan speed. With the Alert and . Auto Heated Seats This allows the selection of the FAB functions. Select and the following may Collision / Detection Systems display: Auto Defog Select and the following may . . Park Assist ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Front Pedestrian Detection . or Alert and Brake.S. or High. Select Off or On. See Automatic . the front defog will display: automatically come on when the . Climate and Air Quality When set to On. Brake setting. See Rear Window Wiper/ 0 177. The Alert setting Select + or − to adjust the volume.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. chime volume level. Select Low. Climate Control System 0 184. Alert. Vehicle Select Off or On. Rear Cross Traffic Alert . Lighting Select Off or On. the heated seats This allows the feature to be turned “Radio Settings” under Settings will automatically come on when the on or off. Comfort and Convenience vehicle is started. see When set to On. vehicle is started. See Forward Auto Fan Speed Automatic Braking (FAB) 0 224. See Automatic Washer 0 107. Collision / Detection Systems Climate Control System 0 184. Chime Volume This feature will turn on or off the Select and the following may display: . Medium.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 143 Radio Settings Auto Heated Seats Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear To manage the radio features. Select Off. Forward Collision System . Auto Fan Speed Chime Volume The Off setting disables all FCA and . Power Door Locks Comfort and Convenience . . .CRC . Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear Forward Collision Alert (FCA) and Forward Automatic Braking (FAB). disables FAB. both FCA and FAB Auto Defog are available.

Remote Unlock Light Feedback display: . See Assistance Delayed Door Lock dark outside. press the power door lock Power Door Locks switch on the door. this feature will delay the Seconds. See Lane Change Remote Lock / Unlock / Start Alert (LCA) 0 227. lamps and allows some of the driver door from locking when the Select Off. Remote Lock Feedback . Select Off. locking of the doors./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . when leaving the vehicle when it is Select Off or On.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Auto Door Unlock display: Select and the following may . .CRC . This allows selection of which of the Rear Cross Traffic Alert Exit Lighting doors will automatically unlock when This allows the Rear Cross Traffic This allows the selection of how the vehicle is shifted into P (Park). Systems for Parking or Backing 0 219. Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out Select and the following may Lighting . If Off is selected. This allows the feature to be turned Entry (RKE) transmitter is pressed Select Off or On. 30 Seconds. Exit Lighting . or 120 Seconds. or Alert and Brake. Alert feature to be turned on or off.S. Select and the following may Select Off or On. to locate the vehicle.2017 . exterior lamps and most of the door is open.10/3/16 144 Instruments and Controls Front Pedestrian Detection Vehicle Locator Lights Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out This allows the feature’s notification This feature will flash the exterior When on. Auto Door Unlock Select Off or On. the interior lamps to turn on briefly Delayed Door Lock menu will be Park Assist when K on the Remote Keyless available. Remote Door Unlock . Alert. To override the Lane Change Alert delay. or Driver Door. Select Off or On. 60 When on. display: Select Off or On. All Doors. long the exterior lamps stay on Select Off. This allows the Lane Change Alert feature to be turned on or off. this feature will keep the to be customized. Vehicle Locator Lights . Delayed Door Lock . on or off.

turned on or off and selects ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Select Off or On.2017 . Remote Left in Vehicle Alert Touch Add Device if a device needs cold days. Remote Left in Vehicle Alert My Number Select All Doors or Driver Door. Device Remote Access When on. Resync Device Contacts RKE transmitter. Lights and Horn. the connected Bluetooth device. or Horn Only.S. This allows the connected Bluetooth vehicle with the RKE transmitter. . See “Bluetooth Phone” in Settings 0 177. This allows the selection of what system functionality and doors will unlock when using the access data. to be added. On with Horn . Remote Start Auto Heat Seats Remote Start Auto Heat Seats Devices . My Number Remote Door Unlock feedback.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Remote Lock Feedback Select All Doors or Driver Bluetooth Phone This allows selection of what type of feedback is given when locking the Door Only. Select Off or On.10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 145 . Passive Door Lock phone to be configured. . Select Off or Flash Lights button on the outside driver door handle to unlock the vehicle. will unlock when pressing K on the . Remote Unlock Light Feedback Select Off or On. the exterior lamps will Passive Door Unlock flash when unlocking the vehicle This will allow devices to control with the RKE transmitter. This feature sounds an alert when the RKE transmitter is left in the This displays the phone number of vehicle. or On. Privacy This allows selection of which doors Select Off. Select Off. Lights This allows passive locking to be Only. this This shows status of the connected . Passive Door Unlock If equipped and turned on.CRC . when using remote start on . Passive Door Lock feature will turn the heated seats on device. Sort Contacts Chirp.

.CRC . Select Off or On. feature to be accessed. Guidelines . . Wi-Fi must be phone. Manage KeyPass Devices Wi-Fi This allows call alerts to appear on KeyPass This feature allows for a connection the infotainment display.10/3/16 146 Instruments and Controls Privacy . Select Off or On. Blue Sky Select Off or On. set to On for this feature to be USB Auto Launch accessed. be connected to the vehicle. Manage KeyPass Devices Manage Wi-Fi Networks Resync Device Contacts Select to manage smartphones. Black Eclipse to be connected to the infotainment Select and the following may display: Choose one of these options to system through a USB port. Select to manage a list of available This resyncs the contacts on the Smartphones must be on for this protected networks. Touch to sort by first or last name. to available protected Wi-Fi This feature allows smartphones to networks in range of the vehicle to Select Off or On./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 . change the display settings. Sort Contacts Select to turn Off or On. KeyPass . Sunset Orange Wi-Fi This feature allows Android devices . be turned off or on.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Symbols . Apple CarPlay™ This feature allows Apple devices to This allows Android and Apple Display Settings be connected to the infotainment CarPlay devices to automatically Select and the following choices will system through a USB port. Wi-Fi Select Off or On. connect when plugged into the display: USB port. Rear Camera . Android Auto™ .S. Manage Wi-Fi Networks KeyPass Select and the following may Select and the following may display: display: .

default. Restore Radio Settings . Software Update Clear All Private Data This allows the ability to search for This allows all private information updates when connected to Wi-Fi if from the vehicle to be cleared. Open Source . Update Preference Reset Vehicle Settings Open Source This allows vehicle settings to be Select to view the infotainment reset. Select Continue or Cancel. Select Continue or Cancel. . Clear All Private Data ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .CRC . system current software information.S. updates are available.2017 . This allows radio settings preferences to be restored to the Select Off or On. Update Preference Restore Radio Settings Select to download new software updates in the background.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Select to turn Off or On. Select to turn Off or On. Software Update . Reset Vehicle Settings .10/3/16 Instruments and Controls 147 Symbols Audible Touch Feedback Select to turn Off or On. Guidelines Lines Text Scroll Select to turn Off or On. Return to Factory Settings Software Information Select and the following may Select and the following may display: display: . Select Continue or Cancel.

. . 153 AUTO : Turns the exterior lamps on IntelliBeam system is enabled. . . . . . . . . . . 153 Exit Lighting . 150 enough and there is no other traffic Automatic Headlamp present. . . . 153 . . . except the headlamps. . 152 Courtesy Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 traffic conditions. . 150 vehicle's high-beam headlamps on Headlamp High/Low-Beam and off according to surrounding Changer . Exterior Lighting IntelliBeam® System Exterior Lamp Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Exterior Lamps Off If equipped. . . 151 The exterior lamp control is on the Interior Lighting instrument panel to the left of the Instrument Panel Illumination steering column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : Turns on the parking lamps Battery Power Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CRC . . . . . . . . . Flash-to-Pass . . . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . . . . . . 154 including all lamps. . . . . . . . . . . . .10/3/16 148 Lighting Lighting Exterior Lighting 5 : Turns on the headlamps together with the parking lamps and Exterior Lamp Controls instrument panel lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S. . . . 152 P : Turns the exterior lamps on This light comes on in the Dome Lamps . . . . . . . . . . . . . this system turns the Reminder . . . Control . System . . . . . . . . . and off automatically depending on Lighting Features outside lighting.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . . . . Entry Lighting . . . . . . 150 The system turns the high-beam Daytime Running headlamps on when it is dark Lamps (DRL) . . instrument cluster when the Reading Lamps . . . . . 152 and off. The instrument panel lights also turn on. . . . . . . . . . 151 Turn and Lane-Change Signals . . . . . . .2017 . . 150 Hazard Warning Flashers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

missing. Driving with IntelliBeam changer or the flash-to-pass . beams when driving over 40 km/h cracked. automatically controls the system. To enable the IntelliBeam system. press b on the turn signal lever . snow. headlamps are not required. The other vehicle’s lamps are headlamps.CRC . IntelliBeam system is The high-beam headlamps remain reactivated. lever when the exterior of the light sensor. under the automatic control. smoke. The IntelliBeam system is spray.S. obstructed . snow.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The other vehicle’s lamps cannot The blue high-beam on light be detected due to dense appears on the instrument cluster 20 km/h (12 mph). damaged.2017 . The system detects an because of any of the following: approaching vehicle’s . fog. or other airborne disabled by the high/low-beam obstructions. The other vehicle‘s lamps are when the exterior lamp control is in enough that high-beam covered with dirt. . The high beams may not turn off until one of the following situations automatically if the system cannot occurs: detect another vehicle's lamps . or otherwise vehicle’s taillamps. and/or road spray. The vehicle's speed drops below . . The system detects a preceding from view. on. The vehicle's windshield is dirty. undetected. or obstructed by press b on the turn signal something that blocks the view (25 mph).10/3/16 Lighting 149 Turning On and Enabling Keep this area of the windshield The instrument cluster light will IntelliBeam clear of debris to allow for best come on to indicate the system performance. mist. . exhaust. road when the high beams are on. The outside light is bright . If this happens. There is a sensor near the top lamp control is in the AUTO center of the windshield that or 5 position. The system only activates the high feature. the AUTO or 5 position.

The light sensor determines it is high and not detect headlamps daytime. push the lever again or pull automatically when the exterior it toward you and release. off and the exterior lamps are on.2017 . conditions are met: . The IntelliBeam system may need to sidemarker lamps. causing the light sensor to aim . instrument panel instrument cluster when the be disabled if any of the above lights. Exterior Lamps Off Flash-to-Pass The DRL turn off when the Reminder To flash the high beams. pull the headlamps are turned to P or the turn signal lever toward you. Fully functional DRL are System from you and release. the taillamps. To return to low The headlamps come on Canada. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. be on. in AUTO. and other lamps will not high-beam headlamps are on. Driving on winding or hilly roads. This indicator light turns on in the When the DRL are on. Low-Beam Changer DRL can make it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during Automatic Headlamp Push the turn signal lever away the day. . door is opened while the vehicle is For vehicles first sold in Canada. The vehicle is not in P (Park).S. The exterior lamp control is the front end points upward. conditions exist. and vehicle is off. the DRL can only be turned off Daytime Running when the electric drive unit is in Headlamp High/ Lamps (DRL) P (Park). and taillamps. The vehicle is loaded such that . The DRL system comes on in lamp control is set to AUTO and it is daylight when the following dark enough outside. to turn the required on all vehicles first sold in high beams on.CRC .10/3/16 150 Lighting . beams. ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The power button is on. A warning chime sounds if the driver release.

control is turned to P or the vehicle is off. the headlamps. to disable this feature. Turn and Lane-Change Move the exterior lamp control to P Signals or . This warns others that you are on. and the exterior lamp control is having trouble. lamps. these lamps turn off.S.CRC . the headlamps will turn off or may Move the lever all the way up or change to Daytime Running down to signal a turn. wiper speed. . The system may also turn on the headlamps when driving through a parking garage or tunnel. The transition time for the are on. Press the button in AUTO. and other exterior lamps When the hazard warning flashers come on. There is a light sensor on top of the instrument panel./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Lamps (DRL). otherwise the headlamps Hazard Warning Flashers will come on when they are not needed. parking again to turn the flashers off. When the wipers are not operating.2017 . When it is bright enough outside. the turn signals will lamps coming on varies based on not work. Do not cover the sensor.10/3/16 Lighting 151 Lights On with Wipers | : Press to make the front and If the windshield wipers are rear turn signal lamps flash on and activated in daylight with the vehicle off.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. The hazard warning flasher button is on the center stack. An arrow on the instrument cluster The automatic headlamp system flashes in the direction of the turn or turns off when the exterior lamp lane change.

the arrow flashes rapidly or does not come on.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. a signal bulb may be burned out. The brightness of the instrument The dome lamp controls are in the cluster display. column. indicators can be adjusted. infotainment display headliner above the front seats. as well as feature status Fuse Block 0 264.S. check the and controls. the turn signal flashes three times. Hold it there until the lane change is completed. The turn and lane-change signal can be turned off manually by moving the lever back to its original position.2017 . See Underhood Compartment controls. fuse. + ON : Press to turn on the dome lamps. If a bulb is not burned out. even when a door is open. steering wheel R OFF : Press to turn the lamps controls. and all other illuminated off. .10/3/16 152 Lighting Raise or lower the lever until the Interior Lighting Dome Lamps arrow starts to flash to signal a lane change./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If after signaling a turn or lane change. Courtesy Lamps The courtesy lamps come on when any door is opened and the dome lamp is in the 1 position. 1 : When the button is returned to the middle position. Replace any burned out bulbs.CRC . Instrument Panel If the lever is briefly pressed and Illumination Control released. the lamps turn The knob for this feature is on the on automatically when a door is instrument panel beside the steering opened.

See Vehicle Personalization 0 142. + ON : Press to turn the lamp on.CRC . See “Vehicle Locator Lights” under Vehicle Personalization 0 142. The lights headliner. The front reading lamps are in the overhead console. turn off immediately when the * OFF : Press to turn the lamp off. Entry Lighting Some exterior lamps and the interior lamps turn on briefly at night when the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter K is pressed.2017 . Some interior lamps also come on when the vehicle is turned off. This feature can be turned on or off. . Exit Lighting Press the lamp lenses to turn the Some exterior lamps come on at reading lamps on or off. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) The rear reading lamps are in the System Operation 0 33. night when the vehicle is turned off and the driver door is opened. The exterior lamps and interior lamps remain on after the door is closed for a brief period and then turn off. This feature can be turned on or off.S./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Lighting 153 Reading Lamps Lighting Features There are front and rear reading lamps. vehicle is started or automatically after a brief period.

.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .CRC . the battery rundown protection system automatically turns the lamp off after some time.S. If some interior lamps and/or the headlamps are left on and the vehicle is turned off.10/3/16 154 Lighting Battery Power Protection The battery saver feature is designed to protect the vehicle's 12-volt battery.

. 159 cause a crash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 infotainment tasks while driving. Satellite Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 Theft-Deterrent Feature . . . . Agreements Introduction Trademarks and License Agreements . . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . 163 displays and focus your attention Audio Players on driving. . . .S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 whenever possible. . . . . . . . 177 wheel controls. . 162 Limit your glances at the vehicle Multi-Band Antenna . . . . . 170 The infotainment system has built-in OnStar System features intended to help avoid OnStar System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10/3/16 Infotainment System 155 Infotainment Downloadable Applications Downloading Apps . . . 156 too long or too often while using Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2017 . . . . Do not Radio give extended attention to AM-FM Radio . 181 Introduction System Trademarks and License Read the following pages to become familiar with the features. You or others could be injured or killed. 173 are unavailable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 distraction by disabling some functions when driving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Taking your eyes off the road for Overview .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . . . . . . . .CRC . 182 { Warning Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 any infotainment feature can Software Updates . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175 features are also available through Settings the instrument cluster and steering Settings . . . . . 178 . These Phone functions may gray out when they Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Bluetooth Audio . Auxiliary Devices . . . . . . . . . Use voice commands USB Port . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Many infotainment Hands-Free Phone . . . . . . . . . . Teen Driver . . . . . . .

Accessory Power (RAP) 0 203. Press and hold to turn the power on/off. {: system. Display for Play/Reception/ Operation Theft-Deterrent Feature Menu information. 3. favorite stations. . . see Retained 1. setting the tone. Become familiar with the in the vehicle in which it was first audio when the system operation of the center stack installed. Press to mute/unmute the . Press to go to the . if equipped. and adjusting the .10/3/16 156 Infotainment System Before driving: The infotainment system only works .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Overview . the to prevent theft. controls and the infotainment 4./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and cannot be used in is on. Turn the volume knob to When the vehicle is on. Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™. Infotainment Display: fast rewind or fast forward. to go to the previous or next To play the infotainment system with content.CRC . adjust the volume. Volume Knob: Turning On/Off Automatically The infotainment system has an electronic security system installed . Radio: Press to seek the control or by using a single voice previous or next strongest command if equipped with station or channel. Press and hold to launch speakers.S. O: . . USB/Music/Pictures: Press See Defensive Driving 0 192. another vehicle. g or d : easily by pressing a single . Bluetooth phone capability. Press and hold to the vehicle off. 2. . infotainment system turns on automatically. Set up the audio by presetting Home Page. Set up phone numbers in advance so they can be called 5.2017 .

The current volume is displayed on the Home Page. screen to display a full screen of 2. The system will the maximum starting volume turn off automatically after level when the infotainment approximately 10 minutes. See Steering Wheel Controls 0 104. the infotainment system is adjusted Full Screen Clock automatically to the maximum . system is turned on. If O is pressed and held when the vehicle is off. Select the desired layout: Edit Home Page Layout the clock. . Home Page. If equipped. the infotainment .S. Touch the time display on the starting volume level. . Eco.CRC .10/3/16 Infotainment System 157 When the vehicle is off and the . If the volume level is louder than system will turn on. selection if it is lower than the maximum starting volume level.2017 . Family. Standard. Touch 0 to return to the touch { Edit on the If Custom is selected. system power will set the the infotainment system turns off volume level to its previous automatically./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . When the vehicle is stationary. indicated. use the volume switches on the back of the steering wheel to adjust the volume. or Custom. 1. . display will switch to custom Volume Control layout editing. This allows the changing of location and Turn the volume knob to adjust the content of information volume.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the previous screen. Turning on the infotainment driver door of the vehicle is opened.

then touch T. Touch Audio.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. USB1 music. . See OnStar Overview Bluetooth music. or USB/ 2. See Vehicle music. USB2 music.CRC . Touch SXM to select phone to the infotainment system. To operate Bluetooth Hands-Free radio. Touch USB2 to select Function” following. Vision Camera. then Source. then touch T. 1. 1. Icon view may vary depending on Audio Audio source availability may vary vehicle options. SiriusXM radio (if See USB Port 0 164. this Press {. Personalization 0 142. Touch USB1 to select Gallery : Touch to view a picture. supported devices when connected. 0 340.S. . Touch Bluetooth to select function. Press {./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . depending on the region.10/3/16 158 Infotainment System Using Icon View Settings : Touch to access the . Selecting a Function function is not available. connect the Bluetooth Projection : Touch to access . support two USB devices for the iPod/Bluetooth Audio. Touch FM to select FM 0 173. Touch iPod to select iPod Personalization menu. equipped). Touch AM to select AM front USB ports. . Audio : Touch to select AM. FM. Phone phone features. Touch AUX to select Camera : Touch to access the Rear auxiliary sound input. then touch T. See Bluetooth . function. . Phone : Touch to activate the radio. Press {. AUX/Bluetooth) is not connected to the infotainment system. AUX. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing If the playback source (iPod/USB/ 0 219. OnStar : Touch to use the OnStar® . See “Gallery” under “Selecting a .2017 . The infotainment system can only SXM (if equipped).

1. 2. Mobile the settings by selecting from Steps for downloading and Hotspot. then touch 5 on installed. updates varies by vehicle and Gallery Downloading Over-the-Air software country. a menu to view picture files secured Wi-Fi hotspot such as a contained in the USB storage mobile device hotspot. Settings 2. To connect the infotainment Software Updates system to a secured mobile device hotspot.ca. which can be accessed see my.chevrolet. then touch T.2017 . then touch T.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.chevrolet. if equipped. Touch Settings. or similar. In Canada. the infotainment display. Touch Software Update and is in the Settings menu under 2. while others can be 3. To manually then select the appropriate check for updates: Wi-Fi network and follow the or press g on the steering on-screen prompts. Touch Gallery. the infotainment system 1. item from the menu and adjust Personal Hotspot. In Mexico see through the vehicle’s OnStar Wi-Fi your dealer. Availability of Over-the-Air software Settings 0 177.10/3/16 Infotainment System 159 2. Touch Settings. then touch ' hotspot. 1. activation of the Wi-Fi hotspot 1. see updates requires Internet my.com/learn. 2. Optionally. In the U. can download and install software updates over a wireless connection. wheel controls. then Software On most mobile devices. Touch Manage Wi-Fi Networks. then touch T. or a public hotspot can be used. then Wi-Fi. Press {. hotspot. The system will prompt high priority updates to be downloaded and ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . connectivity. Download speeds may vary.. Touch Phone. home hotspot. a home device. then select an follow the on-screen prompts. 3. See installing updates may vary by vehicle. Touch Settings.S. Press {.S. manually accessed. Press {. or public Over-the-Air Software Updates hotspot: If equipped. Mobile Network Sharing. Press {. Information. then touch T. the available options.CRC .

Touch q or touch and hold the Automatically favorite in the Favorites list to Current Station Information overwrite. search for an available station with good reception. it will tune to station information. See 1. Information to display the If RDS is supported. Searching for Stations 3. Touch Current Station station from the list on the right. support this function. Steering Wheel Controls 0 104. is only available in countries that 1. touch q. Touch Menu. Press {. Touch FM or AM.2017 . Touch q Now Playing to return to the previous menu. 4. then Source. Touch the desired station. Using the AM or FM Listening to AM-FM Radio Radio Menu Touching the period between digits 1. recently listened to AM or FM Favorite Preset Operation radio station is displayed. location. enter the desired station number. list. 2. AM-FM Radio 2. Touch the desired menu to Saving Favorites select the item or to display the RDS (Radio Data System) function item’s detailed menu. Select the desired station. Touch Tune. Touch Favorites to see the list of favorites. then touch T. AM or FM Stations station identification. Select the band. Select the desired band. Using the keypad.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. information. Touch Audio. 3. 1. is not necessary. 2. From the AM or FM Menu. Press g or d to automatically 4. or swipe the 2. the station and may include Up to 15 radio stations can be additional information such as time. 1. Listening to Favorites Directly touch Browse Audio. 3.CRC .10/3/16 160 Infotainment System Radio Searching for Stations Directly The steering wheel control can also be used to select favorites. The radio will add General Operation of the Menu 2. and program 1. it automatically at the correct 1. The most 2.S. From the AM or FM Menu. . saved in the Favorites list./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . To delete it from the Favorites touch Browse Audio.

available. Bass : Touch . Auto Volume . Pop. Touch 0 to return to the the sound setup mode. 1. .CRC . Update AM or FM Stations Talk and Custom are touch Audio Settings. turn off the sound style: The FM category list is only Talk. FM Categories .or speed to offset the noise from + to adjust the midrange outside. Touch Update AM Stations or Tone settings menu is previous menu. level manually. displayed. Mid (Midrange) : Touch . Touch AM Stations or FM Tone Settings . or Custom. dragging the dot in the vehicle interior image. only 1.or + to When Auto Volume is turned on. System). Touch Auto Volume. From the FM or AM Menu. Treble : Touch . controlled according to the vehicle . manually. Fade : Adjust the front/rear Stations./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . From the AM or FM Menu. Classical. 2. Jazz. vehicle interior image.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. EQ (Equalizer) : Select or station. the adjust the bass level volume will automatically be manually. Touch the desired category and .S. touch right speaker balance by Browse Audio. adjust the treble level 2.10/3/16 Infotainment System 161 2. 1. The AM List or FM speaker balance by List is displayed. The 2. From the FM Menu. Touch FM Categories. Update FM Stations. available for RDS (Radio Data Country. .or + to touch Audio Settings. dragging the dot in the 2. If equipped with Bose® premium audio. From the AM or FM Menu. 3. Rock. 3. Balance : Adjust the left/ 1.2017 . Touch Tone Settings to enter touch Browse Audio.

coast to coast. Saving Favorites RDS . From the FM Menu. General Operation of the Menu SiriusXM satellite radio has a wide 2./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Medium-Low. Select the desired option: Off. enter the 1. or swipe the channel from the list on the 3. 1.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. To delete a channel from 2. screen. SiriusXM is a satellite radio service Searching for Channels Directly Using the SXM Radio Menu based in the 48 contiguous United States and 10 Canadian provinces. www. of favorites. Press {. Select the desired channel. 1-888-601-6296 (U. for FM. the item’s detailed menu. 1.com or call Favorites Medium-High. 2. or High. Touch Menu on the SXM radio variety of programming and desired channel.CRC . Medium. 2. 1.S. Touch Browse Audio or Audio A fee is required to receive the Settings to select and display SiriusXM service. Up to 15 channels can be satellite radio tuner and a valid saved in the Favorites list.S. Refer to: Searching for Channels Using Low. 2. 1. Using the keypad.). Service 2. .10/3/16 162 Infotainment System 3. The RDS function can be set 1-877-438-9677 (Canada). . Touch SXM. www. Touch q or touch and hold the Listening to SXM Radio favorite in the list to overwrite. Touch the desired channel.siriusxm. Set RDS to On or Off. Touch Tune. 3. and in digital-quality sound. Favorites. touch q. Searching for Channels SiriusXM satellite radio subscription Automatically Listening to Favorites Directly can receive SiriusXM programming. listened to SXM channel is Vehicles equipped with a SiriusXM® displayed.siriusxm. then touch T. The most recently Satellite Radio right. commercial-free music. touch Audio Settings.ca or call 1.2017 . then Source. Touch Audio. Touch Favorites to see the list Press g or d to automatically SiriusXM Satellite Radio search for available channels.

or Off. the roof antenna is for . interfere with radio reception. Touch the desired category and channel. The channel On or Off the filtering of explicit information is displayed. a filtered list of channels.2017 . channels from SXM. selected. Current Channel Information . See “Auto Volume” Mobile phone usage can cause under “AM-FM Radio” previously Browse Audio interference with the vehicle's radio. Set up sound features from the Keep clear of obstructions for clear Tone Settings menu. Multi-Band Antenna Audio Settings If equipped. touch things like storms and power lines Audio Settings.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. each other. Touch Current Channel Choose this menu item to turn AM Information. The SXM and a list item can be set to On station frequencies to interfere with List is displayed. . When SXM categories are defined by Set Explicit Content Filter this happens. feature to On or Off to allow for on the radio. this item will give a greater than for FM. See “Tone reception. Explicit Content Filter off if this occurs./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 Infotainment System 163 3. Auto Volume . try reducing the treble the SiriusXM service provider. Unplug the mobile phone or turn it . controlled.S. Touch q Now Playing to return Volume will be automatically Mobile Phone Usage to the previous screen. Touch SXM Categories. SXM Categories From the SXM Menu. The longer range can cause Touch SXM Channels. When The range for most AM stations is . Static can occur when . Tone Settings GPS (Global Positioning System). in this section. especially at SXM Channels brief description of the feature night. Settings” under “AM-FM Radio” previously in this section.

. If equipped. WMA. 16. 11. The infotainment Sampling frequencies of 8. or higher according to when connecting or charging. there are two Microsoft specifications disconnecting the USB. Do not touch the USB connecting terminal with an Constant Bit Rate (CBR) . Guidelines for Using a USB HFS+. and 48 kHz are repeated many times in a system can play the music files short time. exFAT and other file 44. 44. 22. Audio Interchange File MPEG-2 Layer 3) Format (AIFF) . .10/3/16 164 Infotainment System . Operation cannot be guaranteed if the HDD built-in USB mass storage device or CF or SD . Avoid static electricity discharge console and are for data and Lossless. AAC (MPEG-4 AAC. and 48 kHz Storage Device and iPod/iPhone systems cannot be recognized. AA) formatted in FAT16/32.1. Use a Windows Media Audio 10 USB or flash memory type USB Port CBR between 32 and 768 kbps storage device.S.025. 16. .1. this may cause a contained in the USB storage . MP3 (MPEG-1 Layer 3. USB charge ports in the rear of the If connection and disconnection center console. . Sampling frequencies of 8. only be recognized when it is AAC. Connection with i-Stick Type Waveform (WAV – PCM Supported Audio File Formats Windows format) USB storage devices may be faulty due to vehicle vibration. The USB storage device can Variable Bit Rate (VBR) . Operation is not guaranteed if CBR between 8 and 320 kbps the connecting terminal of the Before Using the Audio . between 8 and 320 kbps mobile devices) ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .05. Audio Players Windows Media Audio memory card is connected by using a USB adaptor.2017 . 3GPP (Generally used for object or any part of your body. System .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. .CRC . The USB ports are in the center VBR (Standard). 32. NTFS. 12. 22. 32. 24. Low problem in using the device. OGG Vorbis USB device is not metal. device or a device that supports Complexity Profile) and AAC+ MTP or iPod/iPhone devices. Professional. . 12. Audio Books (MP3.

the time it takes to recognize the heat generation using the The iPod/iPhone can play all the files may differ. Only connect the iPod/iPhone . with connection cables only support two USB devices Music files in a particular USB supported by iPod/iPhone for the front USB ports. system. store music files to be played in the . storage device may not play devices. Files in some USB storage performance issues or damage file lists display up to 5. USB storage devices can only support USB storage devices not being used. .S.10/3/16 Infotainment System 165 . The USB terminal of the device structure. when the vehicle is off. the iPod/iPhone is off. For this reason. viewing photo files. on the screen in alphabetical due to compatibility problems. device may be damaged if the while the USB storage device is . performance of the USB device. USB terminal may cause music files supported. . Some iPod/iPhone devices may storage device while it is being storage device.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the USB storage Right Management) is applied connected to the infotainment device may be damaged or may cannot be played. When the logical drive is order.000 files (music and photo). . Music files to which DRM (Digital power is turned on when it is connected. only the files not support the connectivity or played. files. The infotainment system can top-level drive of the device. In rare cases. Other connection . Do not disconnect the USB separated from a mass USB ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . not operate normally. Normal usage cannot capacity of the USB storage should not be used to charge be guaranteed for storage device and the type of the stored USB accessory equipment since devices that exceed this limit. Disconnect the connected USB normally if an application is cables cannot be used. When the iPod/iPhone device is . If the vehicle is turned on drive inside the USB device. 5.000 files devices may not be recognized to the device. and 15 stages of folder or upgrading. The infotainment system can . This may cause damage from the top-level logical drive functionality of the infotainment to the device or may affect the can be played for USB music system. storage device when the vehicle loaded by partitioning a separate . The music .2017 . keep it be connected to this device for that are in capacity with a limit of disconnected from the USB port the purpose of playing music. file. According to the type and .

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Touch the desired option. From the USB music menu. current file repeatedly.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Repeat Song: Plays a previously in this section.S.2017 .10/3/16 Infotainment System 167 Scanning Forward or Backward 2. Release g or d to list. Playlists. Select the desired file. Songs. and . Genres. forward. Repeat All: Plays all files Music Menu Set up sound features from the repeatedly. 2. playback to rewind or fast 3.CRC . Touch q Now Playing to return Radio” previously in this section. Touch the desired music to Listening to Favorites Directly listen. 3./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . recognize playlist files by the Playing Files Repeatedly extensions . Playing Files Randomly saved in the Favorites list. See “Auto Volume” under “AM-FM repeat function. Touch the desired item: resume playback at normal from the list on the right. 1. wpl. Touch Z again to return to normal playback. or swipe the file 2. Artists. or touch and hold the Browse Music Touch and hold g or d during favorite in the list to overwrite. Saving Favorites 1. Touch " during playback. Touch the desired menu to . speed. Touch the Favorites menu to The Infotainment Module will see the Favorites list.asx. Folders. Settings” under “AM-FM Radio” . 1. Touch the desired favorite to 1. 1.xspf. and Up to 15 media files can be Composers. 2. Searching for a File by Using the Favorites to the previous screen. b4s. Touch Menu on the USB music Tone Settings menu. 2. listen. 3. Albums. General Operation of the USB Tone Settings . touch q. pls. See “Tone screen. To delete it from the Favorites touch Browse Music. Touch Z during playback. . m3u. Touch q. Repeat Off: Cancels the select the item or to display the Auto Volume item’s detailed menu.

Touch Source. . disappears even if the audio file played. See “USB Settings. Once the infotainment system finishes reading the information . When connecting the MTP . the infotainment system finishes reading the information scans audio files first. and then on the iPod/iPhone.CRC . press {. it may be Audio. supports MTP is connected. If a non-readable device that . or unplug the an error message will appear changed to MTP. If USB . If the iPod/iPhone is already . containing music files to the indicator on the audio screen it will not be automatically USB port. previously in this section. some files may not play. AUX. If Auto Connect the supported MTP device be available until the loading Launch in Settings is set to Off. it will not be Player” under “USB Port” 1. then the device may need to be or Bluetooth. automatically played. then touch T. Depending on the connected the iPod/iPhone connection. Source./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . device. and then remove previous audio function. on the device that supports MTP has external memory. If connecting an MTP device that connected. these files may not previously played point. Other operations are the same Auto Launch is set to Off in Ending iPod/iPhone Playback as the USB player. iPod/iPhone.10/3/16 168 Infotainment System MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) . files/folders stored in the MTP device. Select another function by . While scanning automatically played from the MTP Device picture files.S. File loading may take a few Use an Apple certified cord to Touch r to resume playback. it will be Playing Music from a Supported picture files. FM. in the MTP device is playing. it will recognized as USB1/USB2.2017 . Pause Playing iPod/iPhone Music Files Touch j during playback. Once the infotainment system Player device. select automatically switch to the another function. 2. This is limited to devices supporting the iPod/iPhone. minutes depending on the type connect the iPod/iPhone containing of MTP device or the number of Playing the Next Song the music files to the USB port. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. iPod/iPhone. . Touch d to play the next song. The USB connection setting on touching AM. and the infotainment system will iPod/iPhone Player To remove the iPod/iPhone. be automatically played. then iPod to play the (Media Transfer Protocol).

*. Touch the desired music. Touch the desired menu to Before Using the Picture . See “Tone 2. then select the previously in this section. General Operation of the iPod Music Menu The infotainment system can view Viewing a Slide Show picture files contained in the USB 1.gif. 1. . Returning to the Beginning of the touch Browse Music. Hold g or d during playback to rewind or fast forward. 2.S. Viewing a Picture Current Song 2. See “Auto Volume” under control bar. Connect the USB storage Touch g after two seconds of device containing the picture playback time./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Scanning Forward or Backward Set up sound features from the Tone Settings menu. Release g or d to resume playback at normal speed. Some files may not operate due playback time to play the to a different format or the previous song. Touch Menu on the iPod music . Touch q Now Playing to return . *. Touch g within two seconds of to the previous screen.bmp. Tone Settings files to the USB port. Touch the screen to hide the controlled. From the iPod music menu. Auto Volume 4. again to show the control bar. Touch z from the picture screen storage device.jpg. desired picture folder. Gallery (Pictures) while the vehicle is in motion.2017 . Select the desired file. Playing Files Randomly Volume will be automatically . Only the following file extensions playback. Press {. . Browse Music condition of the file.png. Touch the screen to cancel the select the item or to display the System slide show during slide show item’s detailed menu. then T.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Infotainment System 169 Playing the Previous Song 3. Touch the screen Touch Z during playback. *.CRC . Settings” under “AM-FM Radio” 3. are supported: *. Touch Gallery. 1. “AM-FM Radio” previously in this Touch Z again to return to section. Animated GIF is not supported. . screen. Some features are disabled normal playback. . and the slide show will play.

The infotainment system Rotating a Picture pairing a device. connected. Connect the auxiliary device From the picture screen. After the setting is complete.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. A ♪ will appear on the screen to the slide show interval. From the mobile phone or touch Menu. picture.10/3/16 170 Infotainment System Viewing a Previous or Next 3. music may be played T to view the previous or next from a paired Bluetooth device. If the auxiliary device is already Bluetooth device. Slide Show Time: Select AUX to play music from the . . Bluetooth music may not be enlarge the picture. display the clock and 3. touch w to by the auxiliary device. auxiliary device. AUX port. Audio. 1.2017 . then connect the item. From the AUX screen. The AUX port is in the center Refer to the Phone section for help console. select On or Off. .5 mm (1/8 in) type connector. See “Tone Settings” under “AM-FM Radio” previously in this section./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . music can be mobile phone or Bluetooth Using the USB Picture Menu device. Display Settings: Adjust the through the infotainment system.CRC . touch T to containing the music source to the . Playing Music from an . find the 2. Bluetooth Music From the picture screen. Touch the desired menu. Use an AUX cable with a Bluetooth connection.S. Tone Settings Bluetooth device is delivered . brightness and contrast. From the picture screen. Clock/Temp Display: To indicate a successful Audio . . touch Tone. Source. The sound played by the temperature on the full screen. Once connected with the supported depending on the infotainment system. The paired bluetooth device Auxiliary Device must support Bluetooth profiles: Enlarging a Picture A2DP or AVRCP. press {. Before Playing Bluetooth Music rotate the picture. then Bluetooth device type to set/ touch T. played from the device. can play auxiliary music connected From the picture screen. Bluetooth Audio Picture touch 0. . touch S or Auxiliary Devices If equipped. . .

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Touch Bluetooth to select the function. .CRC . device is not in the waiting Scanning Forward or Backward . the music 2. Repeat All: Plays all files discontinued. Touch Audio. and it will be Current Music has been connected. For example. For Bluetooth music to play. playback. Repeat Off: Cancels repeat Bluetooth device after Playing the Previous Music function. Press {. Touch the desired option. Playing Files Randomly phones. Only one function can Touch Z during playback. connecting as a stereo headset. Touch r again to resume repeatedly. playback time to play the the music player will be previous music. To play automatically stopped when the Touch g after two seconds of Bluetooth music. The audio Playing Bluetooth Music playback at normal speed. . the . streaming function will be . Release g or d to resume discontinued. the music is Bluetooth music play mode. connect the music player mode ends. If the playback time. 1. function or the Phone music 3. Touch g within two seconds of After being played at least once. 2. music. If the Bluetooth device is screen mode.2017 . Touch " during playback.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Bluetooth phone to the mobile phone or Bluetooth infotainment system. hands-free phone mode while Pause playing Phone music. some devices may Hold g or d during playback disconnected while playing not automatically play in to rewind or fast forward. then touch T. Bluetooth music can be played automatically played upon Returning to the Beginning of the only when a Bluetooth device entering play mode. Touch Z again to return to Bluetooth hands-free phone normal playback. connected Bluetooth device Playing Files Repeatedly if switching to Bluetooth music play mode. streaming function may not be supported in some Bluetooth 1.10/3/16 Infotainment System 171 . then Source on be used at a time between the the screen. mode of the mobile phone or . Repeat Song: Plays a music must be played at least Playing the Next Music current file repeatedly.S. Touch j during playback. once from the music player Touch d to play the next music.

The playback. this delete. Touch Manage Bluetooth Bluetooth music play mode. The infotainment system item’s detailed menu. 2. Playing Bluetooth Music . from the Bluetooth music 2. Devices. then the device transmits This function may not be supported 3. The not functioning. Touch the desired item. It takes some time to transmit . See “Auto Volume” under mode. 1. See audio from the mobile phone or “Tone Settings” under “AM-FM Bluetooth device as it is Radio” previously in this section. Touch the desired music to . transmitted. If Bluetooth music playback is 2. If the mobile phone or Bluetooth Bluetooth Music Menu Volume will be automatically device is not in the idle screen 1. data from the mobile phone or Bluetooth device to the off during Bluetooth music Tone Settings infotainment system. order to play/stop may some 1. it may not automatically music screen. Touch q Now Playing to return menu. Select the desired device and the order to stop. Touch Menu on the Bluetooth controlled. From the Bluetooth music take time to activate. From the Bluetooth music transmits the order to play from 3. then check to number of relevant songs is quickly when playing Bluetooth music. see if the mobile phone is in the displayed. touch Audio Settings.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. touch Browse Music. sounds may be cut listen. then connect/disconnect or the mobile phone’s options./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Depending on depending on the mobile phone.10/3/16 172 Infotainment System General Operation of the Auto Volume . select the item or to display the Manage Bluetooth Devices . Touch the desired menu to play mode. If this is done in a different Browse Music mode. idle screen mode. Do not change the track too . . 3.2017 . From the Bluetooth music menu. the mobile phone in the to the previous menu. Sometimes.S. “AM-FM Radio” previously in this play despite being carried out section.CRC . menu. infotainment system outputs the sound features can be set up.

Within this vehicle. vehicle availability. users can make hands-free calls. Bluetooth wireless technology model. performance is based on industry the two devices can connect If equipped with OnStar 4G LTE. and play audio streaming files by connecting a mobile phone with the system. 4G LTE Bluetooth. carrier.45 GHz frequency short-distance wireless telecommunication technologies. After the initial pairing. availability. tablets./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . transmit hands-free data.com for a detailed instruction guide. and establishes a wireless link between conditions. Bluetooth Wireless Technology details.S. See OnStar with 4G LTE Bluetooth www. Services and apps vary by make. 4G LTE service is two devices supported with available in select markets. There may be restrictions on using Bluetooth wireless technology in some locations. and system limitations.10/3/16 Infotainment System 173 OnStar System Call 1-888-4-ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) to connect to an Phone ® OnStar Advisor for assistance. data plan. such as design. transmission of information among can be connected to high-speed Bluetooth phones. . year. and laptops.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 . 2. or other Internet through the vehicle’s built-in devices within close range by using Wi-Fi hotspot.CRC .onstar. to seven devices. PDAs. up averages and vehicle systems automatically when turned on. . Some services require a Bluetooth allows wireless smartphones.

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . From the device’s Bluetooth on the initial pairing of the 1. then Devices list downloads automatically. make 2. functionality. 3. infotainment display. failure message displays on the infotainment system. the MyLink. displayed. . From the device’s Bluetooth settings list. the contact To use the Bluetooth feature. is highlighted by a 5 mark. Bluetooth device’s user guide. and then follow Step 5. display. When There Is a Paired Device on Bluetooth music is enabled. Press {.10/3/16 174 Infotainment System . See the not download automatically. 2. Always When There Is no Paired Device touch Add Device. If the contact list does 3. When the connection fails. Touch the device to pair from discoverable mode. Touch Settings. 5. select Chevrolet mobile phone. the mobile phone. Verify phone matches. depending on the type of mobile turned on and the device is in phone. 4. then Add MyLink. ‐ The connected mobile phone 5. the list. When the Bluetooth device and Pairing and Connecting the infotainment system are Bluetooth 1.S. successfully paired. When the Bluetooth device and register up to 10 Bluetooth the infotainment system are devices.CRC . Touch Code Matches. respond differently when screen appears on the infotainment performing over Bluetooth. then touch T. The Infotainment system can Device. Due to the variety of Bluetooth When the Bluetooth device and ‐ The e / 5 mark indicates the devices and their firmware infotainment system are hands-free and mobile phone versions. . the Phone music function are enabled.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. on the Infotainment System accept the contact list request 4. ‐ The e mark indicates only .2017 . the Infotainment System . settings list. sure the Bluetooth on the device is on the display. the device may successfully paired. Press {. then touch T. Touch Phone. Multi-pairing is not supported. proceed with the download on To add a device not in the list. e / 5 is . a failure Hands-Free function is questions about Bluetooth message appears on the enabled. ‐ The 5 mark indicates only . See the device’s user guide for When the connection fails. select Chevrolet successfully paired.

Enter the phone number using Switch the microphone on/off by the keypad on the Phone touching 3. then touch T. Touch Settings.CRC . 3. Taking Calls Connecting the Bluetooth 1. Press {. Touch Settings. Bluetooth mobile phone.000 contacts. Calling by Re-Dial 3. then Devices. the . Touch the device to connect. Disconnecting the Bluetooth 1. Touch Settings. To switch the call back to the 3. touch 0. Depending on the number of 1. Switching the Microphone Device On/Off 2. 2. 2. then Devices. then touch T. When a phone call comes Device through the connected 1. Touch Delete next to the device Phone (Private Mode) Checking the Connected to delete.S. touch z to delete the entered system may not properly list the number one digit at a time. Touch Settings. then Devices. Or touch remaining entries. If the wrong number is entered. Touch the name of the device to disconnect. pairing time may vary. Phone Number again. If the contact list has more than 2. The connected device will be Making a Call by Entering the Bluetooth hands-free. To switch the call to the mobile Bluetooth Device 4.2017 . 4./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 Infotainment System 175 . then touch T. 1. Press {. screen. Touch Disconnect Device. Press {. then touch T. 4. Touch Delete. Press {. 2. the phone number. then Devices. then touch T. Touch Phone. 1. touch 0 displayed on the top of the list. contact entries. numbers. phone instead of the Bluetooth 1. Press {.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Switching a Call to the Mobile 3. Deleting the Bluetooth Device and hold z to delete all entered . the infotainment 3. Touch 5 on the display to call Touch 5 on the display. 5. hands-free. Hands-Free Phone 2.

Touch Phone. Making a Call from Call History touch K on the display. touch 5 on the display. . connected mobile phone. Voice Mail 1. mail number can be changed in . Bluetooth settings. to remove the contact from favorites. To talk on the phone. The voice the Phone screen.2017 . the desired phone number. touch More in the 1. synchronized with the mobile phone touch and hold the second digit to To reject the call. Contacts screen and touch Making a Call with Speed Dial 2. then touch T. make a call to the speed dial the steering wheel control or number. Touch and hold a speed dial number touch q to add the contact using the keypad on the Phone to favorites. Touch the contacts menu on 2.S. on the steering wheel control or The Favorites list is not For two-digit speed dial numbers. 9: Incoming call 2. In the Contacts screen. 2: Outgoing call To dial a voice mail number: number in the same . Numbers . . 4: Missed call contacts. Select the contact to call. Touch W RECENT on the Using the Contacts Menu Phone screen. used for speed dial calls. Touch q again screen. Up to the Phone screen. Select the contact entry to call. two-digit speed dial numbers are 2.CRC . supported. The default voice mail number is the phone number of the currently 1./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 176 Infotainment System playing track will be cut off and Making a Call from Favorites Only speed dial numbers already the phone will ring with the stored on the mobile phone can be 1. then Voice Mail.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Press {. Touch the favorites menu on relevant information displayed. press g 2. To call another phone . press c on and is stored separately. Select the contact to call.

Touch Settings. Press {. mobile phone. then touch T. then Bluetooth Phone and touch Y to scroll to Operation of the Settings Menu volume from 13 to 37. Devices. 2./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Resync Device Contacts: 3. Select the desired device and Radio Settings Resync the contacts list for connect/disconnect or delete. then touch T. To add a new Bluetooth device. surname or Settings menus and functions may 2. Press {. Audio Cues: Set the Audio is only available when the customized to make it easier to use. shown on the infotainment Devices display. then touch T. This The infotainment system can be . then touch Surname. Touch Settings. then touch T. “AM-FM Radio” previously in this section. Select On or Off. first name. Touch Settings. . the Audio Cues Volume current connected phone 2. from 10 to 63.S. 3. Touch the desired menu to Audio Cues Volume is only available . . . device is connected. Press {. incoming call alerts are item’s detailed menu. then touch T. Touch Settings and find Apple See “Auto Volume” under CarPlay. 1. Auto Volume: Volume will 1. Apple CarPlay Radio Settings. be automatically controlled. 2. vary depending on vehicle options. the current connected 1. Audio Cues Volume: Set .CRC . 4. Sort Contacts: Set to First name. Bluetooth Phone . Touch Settings.10/3/16 Infotainment System 177 . the desired mobile phone. Cues feature to On or Off.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. My Number: Displays the 1. Press {. 3. Settings Maximum Start-up volume: Set the Maximum start-up 2. Touch 0 to return to the previous menu. 1. then touch touch Add Device. Press {.2017 . Privacy: Set whether or not select the item or to display the when Audio Cues is set to On. . number.

make sure the mobile phone’s USB select Change PIN.10/3/16 178 Infotainment System Android Auto If the device has not previously The PIN is required to: been paired. Access or delete Report Even if Projection is set to Off. For Android Auto function: data about driving behavior that can 1. displays a message that Teen Driver the device projection privacy 3. select is active. Press {. then touch Teen Driver. .2017 . 2. “While active. connection mode is set to MTP. Select On or Off. Apple CarPlay will features. Touch Settings and find Android Auto. display when touching continue.” The Report Card will record vehicle other keys. then touch T. Start the vehicle. When the vehicle is started Projection on the Home Page will Register keys to activate: with a Teen Driver key. Register or unregister keys. and limit the use of others. Touch Settings on the Home 5. From the Settings menu.S. Entry (RKE) transmitter key in . . Re-enter the PIN System Operation 0 33 for the If Android Auto is not activated. Create a Personal Identification the transmitter pocket.CRC . transmitter pocket location. drivers. connecting the device and touching habits.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the 2. “While active. allow setting of some up to a maximum of eight keys. Label the key to tell it apart from the be displayed on this screen. ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Teen Driver. . to confirm. When the device is first connected. to encourage safe driving Card data.” started with a registered key. Page. Change Teen Driver settings. Enter the PIN. Android Auto will be viewed later. it will display a pop-up message: automatically activate certain safety Any vehicle key can be registered. this allows multiple Driver PIN. See charging only. Touch Continue to activate the 1. the consent pop-up will . If equipped. To access: 4. For Apple CarPlay function: systems. Number (PIN) by choosing a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) four-digit PIN. Change or clear the Teen 3. keys to be registered for beginner . Teen Driver . . 1. consent pop-up message will be displayed. To change the PIN. Place the Remote Keyless projection feature. The vehicle must be in Driver Information Center (DIC) P (Park). When the vehicle is be displayed on this screen. Touch Disable and the device is 2.

speed of the vehicle to be limited to cannot be turned off. If Unregister is speed warning does not limit the 0 74. If the transmitter key is not maximum level for the audio will also be muted. Use the PIN to change the following .S. right front passenger safety belt transmitter key is registered Turn the audio volume limit On or is not fastened.2017 . the transmitter speed of the vehicle. and a confirmation Equipped) : Allows the maximum if equipped and supported. audible warning when a certain sensing system to falsely sense . The speed an unbuckled front passenger already registered. Manage Settings When Teen Driver is Active: select Key Registration. when the identify whether the maximum radio volume to be set. The gap setting for the Forward a non-Teen Driver transmitter key limiter is turned On and the vehicle Collision Alert. Some safety systems.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Certain electronic devices register displays. . When the speed . it will Audio Volume Limit : Allows a and in some vehicles. The radio will mute when the .CRC . If a Teen Driver transmitter key and 137 km/h (85 mph). . selected. will not be active. From the Teen Driver Menu. . the transmitter pocket. vehicle will recognize the non-Teen DIC displays a message that the top Driver transmitter key to start the speed is limited to 137 km/h vehicle. are both present at start up. Select Teen Driver Speed Warning : placed on the front passenger Register and a confirmation Allows for setting a visual and seat could cause the passenger message displays. The Passenger Sensing System displays. such as key is no longer registered Teen Driver Speed Limiter (If Forward Automatic Braking. the cannot be changed. message displays./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and if equipped.10/3/16 Infotainment System 179 6. If the transmitter key is in settings: driver safety belt is not fastened. the warning is selectable from 64 km/h and mute the radio. If the transmitter key is speed is exceeded. See option to unregister (40 mph) to 121 km/h (75 mph). registered. the option to volume. The audio from or unregistered. Off. the is started with a Teen Driver key. The Teen Driver settings (85 mph). choose the any device paired to the vehicle . if equipped.

Select Clear All Teen Keys/PIN .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . Distance Driven – the total . .10/3/16 180 Infotainment System Report Card . Wide Open Throttle – the number of times the driver was notified when approaching a number of times the accelerator vehicle ahead too quickly and at pedal was pressed nearly all the potential risk for a crash. From the Report Card display. The Report Card data is collected events which required the use of To delete Report Card data. There is one Report Card per referred to as Forward Automatic 1. ABS Active – the number of . times the driver was alerted for will also unregister any Teen .374 km Teen Driver is not active. Traction Control – the number of Forgotten PIN .S. The distance driven vehicle. do one from the time Teen Driver is electronic stability control. The following items Antilock Brake System select Reset. . Stability Control – the number of (40. Data is not recorded when Braking. way down.2017 . Card was reset.000 mi). driven with a registered Teen Driver and applied the brakes. . System activated to reduce wheel spin or loss of traction./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . closely.CRC . Forward Collision Avoidance Delete Report Card Data The vehicle owner must secure the Braking – the number of times Data is saved for all trips until the driver’s consent to record certain the vehicle detected that a data is deleted using the PIN or until vehicle data when the vehicle is forward collision was imminent the maximum count is exceeded.000 counts. This distance driven. Tailgating Alerts – the number of from the Teen Driver menu. Forward Collision Alerts – the . of the following: activated or the last time the Report . . warning setting was exceeded. Maximum Speed – the maximum following the vehicle ahead too Driver keys and delete the PIN. may be recorded: activations. Also Each item will report a maximum of key. vehicle speed recorded. will report a maximum of 64. Overspeed Warnings – the number of times the speed times the Traction Control See your dealer to reset the PIN.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 .. Connect your Android Phone or Apple iPhone by using the Android Auto is provided by Google and is subject to Google’s terms Applications compatible smartphone USB and privacy policy. Download the Android Auto launch. Android Auto™ and/or third-party cables may androidauto or Apple CarPlay Apple CarPlay™ capability may be not work. smartphone. There is to set up Android Auto and Apple no app required for Apple CarPlay in the vehicle. and Canada only or Customer Assistance Offices 0 325. Aftermarket or https://support. For best performance. a will change to Android Auto or Apple Apple or Google may change or Projection icon will appear in the CarPlay depending on the suspend availability at any time. app to your smartphone from For further information on how the Google Play store. Apple CarPlay™ is a launch upon USB connection. CarPlay is cable and plugging into a USB provided by Apple and is subject to Downloading Apps port. www. Apple CarPlay USB cable.S. Icon view of the infotainment smartphone. If not. .CRC . your device’s factory-provided For Android Auto support see Android Auto. trademark of Apple Inc./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If available.apple.com/ If equipped. Android Auto and/or Android Auto™ is a trademark of display. Apple CarPlay may automatically Google Inc.google.chevrolet.com for U. support at https://www.10/3/16 Infotainment System 181 Downloadable 2. see CarPlay.S.my.com/ available through a compatible The Projection icon in the Icon view legal/sla/ for more information. Using Android Auto and/or Apple touch the Android Auto and/or Apple CarPlay CarPlay icon on the Home Page to 1. use Apple’s terms and privacy policy.

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. . . . . . . . . . . . 189 Air Conditioning Regular Operation . . . . Fan Speed and Temperature 2. . . . . . . . . . 189 Passenger Compartment Air Filter . . . Temperature Control Knob 6. . . . Heat & A/C (Air Conditioning) Power 1. 190 Service . . . . . . and ventilation. . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . . . . Driver and Passenger Heated Seats (If Equipped) 2. . . . . . Manual Fan Control Buttons . . 184 Control System Air Vents The climate control buttons on the Air Vents . .CRC . .10/3/16 184 Climate Controls Climate Controls Climate Control 5. . . . . . . Recirculation Climate Control Buttons 4. Air Intake . . . . . .S. . . . . . . . . . . .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Rear Window Defogger Climate Control Systems Automatic Climate Control Automatic Climate System . . . . . Air Delivery Mode Controls Status 3. . . . . . . . Max Defrost 4. . . . . . . . Defrost/Defog 5. . . 188 center stack and the touch screen are used to adjust the heating. . . . . . . . 190 Climate Touch Screen Controls 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AUTO (Automatic Operation) Systems 7. Climate On-Off 3. . .2017 . . Maintenance cooling. . . . . .

recirculation. When AUTO is lit.S. d : Air is directed to the instrument D or C : Press the buttons to panel outlets.CRC . it will use the operate automatically. or 0 on the A selection can then be made on ON : Touch to turn the climate center stack to change the direction the climate settings page. The system automatically controls is pressed on the center stack or the fan speed. touch ON again recirculation to heat or cool the the direction of the airflow can be or lower the fan speed until off. press the button selected setting is displayed or the indicator is lit. Set the temperature. from the windshield more quickly. To 0 : Air is directed to the can also be manually set and the windshield. vehicle to the selected temperature. Press AUTO to When the climate control system is return to automatic operation. Manually For automatic operation: adjusting the fan speed cancels 0 MAX : Air is directed to the windshield and the fan runs at a 1. recommended. air delivery. and automatic air delivery control and turn the system off. system time to stabilize. Press AUTO. Allow the to increase or decrease the climate on/off. manually set will continue to be automatically controlled. change the setting./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 . An initial Temperature Control : Turn the setting of 22 °C (72 °F) is knob clockwise or counterclockwise The heated seats.10/3/16 Climate Controls 185 Climate Control Touch Screen 2. even if the increase or decrease the fan speed. d. Manual Operation Press c. automatic fan control. Touch ON to turn off the fan and the climate control system. of airflow. and air conditioning can be the temperature as needed. electric heating. Press AUTO higher speed. Functions not again. control system on and off. controlled manually. Air Delivery Mode Control : controlled by touching Climate Settings on the infotainment display. c : Air is directed to the floor AUTO indicator is not lit. Any combination of the three buttons can be selected. if equipped. Fog or frost is cleared to return to automatic operation.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . Adjust temperature setting. the infotainment display. The fan speed setting appears on outlets. air Pressing any button cancels touched on the touch screen. The Automatic Operation The climate control system will turn selected air delivery mode button on when any climate control button indicator is lit. heat. all five functions turned on again. To conditioning. Each function previous climate control settings.

2017 . seats will be activated the next time defrosting.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. see “Climate and defogger on or off. In auto mode. will automatically activate the off if the vehicle is turned off. To prevent this from happening. medium.10/3/16 186 Climate Controls When the button is pressed again. Air is indicators high. If this happens. v HEAT & A/C : Touch to turn the the vehicle is turned on. turn the recirculation when the vehicle is on. Touching this button cancels Use the manual heated seat buttons the system returns to the previous automatic recirculation. Personalization 0 142.S. the entry of outside air and odors. clear all snow and recirculation runs automatically as feature is turned off. select the Vehicle Personalization 0 142. the system will return to Rear Window Defogger recirculation together for long its prior operation. the auto heated ice from the windshield before needed. . Press AUTO on the infotainment display to turn mode setting. periods may cause the windows to turn on the air conditioner or the heater. L : Touch to turn on air conditioning and heater on when In manual mode.CRC . low or off recirculated to quickly cool the monitor high humidity inside the vehicle. the climate control system may adjust to outside air supply and auto heated seats feature will not the recirculation mode for extended activate that seat. The defogger will turn mode off. after the air in the vehicle has Auto Heated Seats : If equipped. the AUTO text is displayed without any indications. An indicator light inside the vehicle to become too Air Quality” under Vehicle on the button comes on to show that dry. The fan speed may slightly See Heated Front Seats 0 58 and fog. this feature vehicle is on./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Using detected. the controls can recirculation. increase to help prevent fogging. heated seats at the level required by the vehicle’s interior temperature. If the inside of the vehicle or to reduce the passenger seat is unoccupied. When high humidity is on the infotainment display. auto heated seats off. When high humidity is no longer Using air conditioning and detected. The defogger only works when the cooled. to return to automatic operation. defrost mode. To turn Auto K : Press to turn the rear window periods of time may cause the air Defog off or on. be accessed while the vehicle is on Auto Defog : The system will by touching ( or M with three level An indicator light comes on. the rear window defogger is on. Once this For best results. the fan is on.

The rear window defogger turns on if it is cold outside. See Remote Start 0 39. otherwise temperature. material from the inside of the The climate control system uses the The ILSS is on top of the instrument sensor information to adjust the front windshield and rear window panel. where it with a razor blade or anything temperature and recirculation for monitors solar intensity. . The climate control system will default to an appropriate heating or cooling mode. This may damage the rear window The climate control system uses the Outside Air Temperature Sensor defogger grid and affect the sensor information to adjust the temperature.S. The climate control the automatic climate control system Remote Start : The climate control system uses the information to may not work properly. The outside air temperature sensor radio's ability to pick up stations recirculation.10/3/16 Climate Controls 187 Sensors Humidity Sensor Caution Indicator Light and Solar The humidity sensor is near the Do not try to clear frost or other Sensor (ILSS) base of the inside rearview mirror. system may be started by using the adjust the climate system operation. covered by the vehicle warranty.CRC . else that is sharp. information to display outside air Do not cover the sensor. The repairs would not be vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . fan speed. and air delivery mode is behind the front grille of the clearly. The vehicle uses the sensor for best comfort.2017 . Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. best comfort.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. near the windshield.

2017 . Keep the path under all seats clear of objects to help circulate the air inside the vehicle more effectively. This restricts Move the slats to change the Additional air vents are located airflow and may cause damage direction of the airflow. These are fixed and cannot be adjusted. The center beneath the windshield and the to the air vents. driver and passenger side door windows. . and in the footwells.10/3/16 188 Climate Controls Air Vents Operation Tips . air vent does not close completely. . instrument panel. Move the slats to change the ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . Use of non-GM approved hood deflectors can adversely affect the performance of the system. Keep all outlets open whenever Adjustable air vents are in the possible for best system center and on the side of the performance.S.CRC . air vent slats.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Do not attach any devices to the direction of the airflow.

snow. 2. 1. Reinstall the filter cover. Hold the right side of the filter kept clear to allow the flow of air cover. 6. Open the glove box. Install the new air filter. Passenger Compartment 7. Air Intake 3.10/3/16 Climate Controls 189 Maintenance Replace the filter as part of routine scheduled maintenance. Reconnect the glove box Air Filter damper.2017 . remove it./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . pollen.S. Reinstall the glove box. . Lower the glove box completely. 5. or leaves.CRC . Pull the damper and push the side wall to unlock the stopper. Clear away any ice. 8. assistance is needed. The air intake at the base of the windshield under the hood must be 4.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. and other airborne irritants from outside air that is pulled into the See your dealer if additional vehicle. The filter reduces the dust. and then pull and into the vehicle.

10/3/16 190 Climate Controls Air Conditioning Regular Warning (Continued) Operation To ensure continuous efficient to the vehicle. The air costly repairs and may not be conditioning evaporator should covered by the vehicle warranty. All vehicles have a label underhood Caution that identifies the refrigerant used in the vehicle.S. cause personal injury or damage or other health-based concerns. Venting refrigerants { Warning directly to the atmosphere is harmful to the environment and may also Performing service work to the create unsafe conditions based on climate control system could inhalation. Climate control performance. (Continued) . never be repaired or replaced by Refrigerant systems should only one from a salvage vehicle. frostbite. operate the air systems are serviced by qualified conditioning for a few minutes once personnel only. Always use the correct safe operation.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. The refrigerant system Damage caused by improper should only be serviced by trained refrigerant usage could lead to and certified technicians. a month. During service.2017 . The air conditioning will not operate if the outside Service temperature is too low./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . refrigerant. all refrigerants should be reclaimed with proper equipment. be serviced by qualified It should only be replaced by a new evaporator to ensure proper and personnel. combustion.CRC .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218 General Towing Starting and Stopping the Information . . . 193 Brake Assist . 239 Winter Driving . . . . . . . . . . 203 Assistance Systems for Add-On Electrical Shifting Into Park . 229 Drunk Driving . . . . . . 225 Modes .10/3/16 Driving and Operating 191 Driving and Electric Vehicle Operating Modes Forward Automatic Braking (FAB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2017 . . .CRC . . . . . . . . . . . 193 Lane Keep Assist (LKA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201 Driver Assistance Systems Driver Assistance Systems . . . 197 Electrical Requirements for Cruise Control Starting and Operating Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . 204 Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Extended Parking . . . . . . . . . . 246 New Vehicle Break-In . . . . . . . . . . 222 . . . . . . . . . . . 215 Battery Charging . . 227 Defensive Driving . . . . . 194 Hill Start Assist (HSA) . 210 Charging Steering . . . . . 201 Trailer Towing Power Button . 193 Electric Parking Brake . . . . 210 Braking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231 Loss of Control . . . . . . . . . 219 Conversions and Add-Ons Power (RAP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 Stability Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245 Vehicle Load Limits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 System (ABS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 Traction Control/Electronic Utility Interruption of If the Vehicle Is Stuck . . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222 Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236 Hill and Mountain Roads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 Ride Control Systems Charge Cord . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . . . . . . . . 192 Lane Departure Brakes Warning (LDW) . . . . . . . . . . . 213 Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231 Off-Road Recovery . . . . . . . . 192 Electric Drive Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 Plug-In Charging . . . . . . 224 Operating Driver Selected Operating Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 Vehicle . . . . . . . . 227 Distracted Driving . . . . . . . . . . 235 Driving on Wet Roads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 Assistance Systems for Retained Accessory Parking or Backing . . . . . 204 Driving . . . 206 Lane Change Alert (LCA) . . . . 212 When to Charge . . . . . . . . . . . 194 Regenerative Braking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 Antilock Brake Control of a Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 System . 212 Delayed Charging Override . . . . . . . . . .S. 195 Charging Status Feedback . . . . . . . 205 Side Blind Zone Driving Information Electric Drive Unit Alert (SBZA) . . . . 247 Shifting out of Park . . . .

Exercise good stations and adjusting climate judgment and do not let other control and seat settings. task of driving.CRC . Assume that other road users demanding driving situations. such as and can take your focus from the crash resulting in injury or death./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .” The first hands on the steering wheel. Do not use a mobile phone in carrier or restraint. Become familiar with vehicle long or too often could cause a Distraction comes in many forms features before driving. familiar with the local laws in . bicyclists. expect the unexpected. front of you. or look up . Focus on the task of driving. . system. . Allow enough following distance information on mobile phones or between you and the driver in other electronic devices. whether with a other drivers) are going to be place or receive necessary passenger or on a mobile careless and make mistakes. Stop or park the vehicle to tend to children. Designate a front seat Driving Information passenger to handle potential { Warning distractions. Many local any navigation device prior to more information on using that governments have enacted laws driving. programming favorite radio Focus your attention on driving. Become a mobile phone.10/3/16 192 Driving and Operating . Wait until the vehicle is parked your area. . Do not read. . and be ready. activities divert your attention away Program all trip information into Refer to the Infotainment section for from the road. Avoid stressful conversations (pedestrians. and step in driving defensively is to wear focus your attention on driving. Keep pets in an appropriate the safety belt. phone. Defensive Driving To avoid distracted driving. keep your . keep Defensive driving means “always your eyes on the road. Distracted Driving Taking your eyes off the road too . and Use a hands-free method to while driving. Anticipate what they might do . .S.2017 . including pairing and using regarding driver distraction. . Watch the road. take notes.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. phone calls. to retrieve items that have fallen to the floor.

CRC . the vehicle Death and injury associated with Braking action involves perception can be steered. that time. If the power steering assist is used can have a serious — or even for an extended period of time. Helpful braking tips to keep in mind fatal — collision if you drive after power steering assist may be include: drinking. In reaches the end of its travel and is dangerous. problem./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . of you. steering fluid. Deciding to increased effort. Keep pace with traffic. steering. Your reflexes. Keep enough distance between Do not drink and drive or ride with you and the vehicle in front Normal use of the power steering a driver who has been drinking. designate a driver See your dealer if there is a who will not drink. are important factors in helping to The vehicle has electric power . attentiveness. but may require drinking and driving is a global time and reaction time. Regular maintenance is not required. If the steering wheel is turned until it Average driver reaction time is Drinking and then driving is very about three-quarters of a second. Actually doing it is See your dealer if there is a problem. . Reduce speed before entering a control a vehicle while driving. You distance in an emergency. with a group. Steering Curve Tips Control of a Vehicle . . power judgment can be affected by even (66 ft).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. reduced. Avoid needless heavy braking. tragedy. a vehicle moving at held against that position for an perceptions. which could be a lot of steering assist may be reduced.S. push the brake pedal is perception time. It does not have power curve. a small amount of alcohol. or if you are system cools down.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 193 Drunk Driving Braking If power steering assist is lost due to a system malfunction.2017 . and 100 km/h (60 mph) travels 20 m extended period of time. Take curves at a reasonable Braking. steering. assist should return when the Ride home in a cab. { Warning reaction time. and accelerating Electric Power Steering speed. .

There are some situations when correspond to the vehicle's three steering around a problem may control systems: be more effective than braking. Wait until the vehicle is out of the curve before accelerating Loss of Control gently into the straightaway. throttle causes the driving these tips: wheels to spin.S. Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn. until the If the vehicle starts to slide./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . straight down the roadway. . (ABS) allows steering while off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. curve causes tires to slip and . Ease off the accelerator and then.10/3/16 194 Driving and Operating . Steering or Cornering Skid — 180 degrees without removing too much speed or steering in a a hand. and by not pavement. steering wheel allows you to turn . steer the vehicle so that it by taking reasonable care suited to straddles the edge of the existing conditions.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. if there is nothing in the Defensive drivers avoid most skids way. Skidding Steering in Emergencies There are three types of skids that . 1.CRC . Turn the steering wheel to go speed through the curve. 2. Follow . Braking Skid — wheels are not . overdriving those conditions. But skids are always possible. follow right front tire contacts the these suggestions: pavement edge. . Maintain a reasonable steady Off-Road Recovery 3. . . Acceleration Skid — too much braking. Holding both sides of the rolling.2017 . The Antilock Brake System The vehicle's right wheels can drop lose cornering force. Ease your foot off the accelerator pedal and steer the way you want the vehicle to go.

This can happen if the road is conditions. or packed After driving through a large snow on the road to make a puddle of water or a car/vehicle Other Rainy Weather Tips mirrored surface — and slow wash. you and other vehicle . If this equipment in good shape. Besides slowing down. Pass with caution.S. ice.2017 . happens. Have good tires with proper very cautious about trying to drive tread depth. avoid only the braking skid. . ice. Rain and wet roads can reduce . the tires to slide. . The best advice is to recognize warning clues — such slow down when the road is wet.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 195 The vehicle may straighten out. Keep the windshield washer fluid Remember: Antilock brakes help occupants could drown. vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. acceleration. Do not reservoir filled. When the vehicle is control can be affected when Wet brakes can cause crashes. hydroplaning. Slow down and adjust your deep-standing or flowing water. Any strong forces. gravel. by shifting to a lower gear. Always drive slower in these types Hydroplaning Be ready for a second skid if it of driving conditions and avoid Hydroplaning is dangerous. or other quick stop and could cause pulling to one side. Water occurs. Turn off cruise control. Try to avoid sudden steering. Driving on Wet Roads through flowing water. tires so they actually ride on the driving according to weather water. other wet pedal until the brakes work weather driving tips include: .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. They might not work as well in a contact with the road. or braking. it has little or no traction is reduced by water. Keep windshield wiping sudden changes could cause vehicle to be carried away. Learn to lose control of the vehicle. You could There is no hard and fast rule about material on the road. Driving through flowing water could cause the . Allow extra following distance. including reducing vehicle speed Flowing or rushing water creates . as enough water. hydroplaning./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Stopping distance { Warning wet enough and you are going fast can be longer and vehicle enough. normally. lightly apply the brake down when you have any doubt. snow.CRC . ignore police warnings and be . driving through large puddles and can build up under the vehicle's .

g. See Roadside vehicle running and in gear when Assistance Program 0 31. overpass can remain icy when the surrounding roads are clear. during hard stops.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. The brakes will have the road creates less traction or to do all the work of slowing down grip. . Check all fluid levels and brakes. .. but the on flat or rolling terrain. patches can occur on otherwise electric drive unit. . (e. clear roads in shaded areas. If possible. Pay attention to special road and watch for slippery spots. Wet ice can Blizzard Conditions the vehicle and could become too occur at about 0 °C (32 °F) when Being stuck in snow can be a hot. Be alert on top of hills. use Roadside could crash. Always have the For Slippery Road Driving: Assistance. dangerous.. Drive at speeds to keep the .CRC . long grades. and take appropriate action. under the tires slick. . . Hot brakes may not be able freezing rain begins to fall. Do not . Turn off cruise control. Avoid serious situation. ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Keep the vehicle in gear when passing or no-passing zones) The surface of a curve or an going down steep or long hills. Accelerate gently. Keep the vehicle serviced and in Something could be in your lane than when on dry pavement. You until roads can be treated. This will allow the too quickly causes the wheels to vehicle safe: electric drive unit to assist in spin and makes the surface slowing and maintaining speed. cooling system.S. or with the vehicle turned off is Snow or ice between the tires and . Turn on the hazard warning flashers. Stay with the to slow the vehicle enough to driving on wet ice or in freezing rain vehicle unless there is help nearby. winding roads.10/3/16 196 Driving and Operating Hill and Mountain Roads . Accelerating help and keep everyone in the going downhill. stalled car. falling rocks area.g. { Warning Winter Driving Avoid sudden steering maneuvers and braking while Coasting downhill in N (Neutral) Driving on Snow or Ice on ice. Turn on TCS. The Antilock Brake System Driving on steep hills or through swing wide or cross the mountains is different than driving (ABS) improves vehicle stability center line. accident). maintain speed and control.2017 . Allow greater following distance . so drive carefully. vehicle in its own lane. To get . and signs (e. brakes should be applied sooner . Icy tires. good shape.

vehicle capacity weight and push the accelerator pedal slightly includes the weight of all so the vehicle runs faster than the occupants. front wheels. and all idle speed./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Shift properly carry: the Tire and back and forth between R (Reverse) Loading Information label and If the Vehicle Is Stuck and a low forward gear. Release the Do not load the vehicle any The Traction Control System (TCS) accelerator pedal while shifting.CRC . This keeps the battery Rocking the Vehicle to Get it Out nonfactory-installed options. but will only in gear. directions causes a rocking motion (Continued) . Two labels on the vehicle may Turn the steering wheel left and show how much weight it may Do this as little as possible to save right to clear the area around the electricity. mud. or either the not completely off. and heavier than the Gross must be turned off by pressing the press lightly on the accelerator Vehicle Weight Rating TCS/ESC button. If that mirror. spinning the the Certification label. Tie a red cloth to an outside that could free the vehicle. they can explode. cargo. The vehicle off and partially close the Vehicle Load Limits vehicle can overheat. See Towing the Vehicle 0 299. above 56 km/h (35 mph).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S. wait { Warning stuck in sand. when running the vehicle.2017 . Slowly and cautiously spin the wheels as little as possible. it might need to be towed If the vehicle's tires spin at high out. other damage.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 197 . Turn off TCS. only short periods as needed to speed. causing an window. ice. and you warm the vehicle and then shut the or others could be injured. Traction control is pedal when the electric drive unit is (GVWR). Slowly spinning the wheels maximum front or rear Gross engage if the maneuver can cause in the forward and reverse damage to the electric drive unit. or snow. This weight is called the arrive. To wheels to free the vehicle when prevent electric drive unit wear. { Warning does not get the vehicle out after a To save energy. charged to restart the vehicle and to signal for help with the headlamps. run the vehicle for few tries. Moving about to keep warm underhood compartment fire or It is very important to know how also helps. until the wheels stop spinning before shifting gears. Spin the wheels as much weight the vehicle can If it takes some time for help to little as possible and avoid going carry.

. It may show the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) Label Example and the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for the front and A vehicle-specific Tire and rear axle. Overloading can also see Tires 0 270 and Tire reduce stopping distance. The Tire and “Steps for Determining Correct Loading Information label shows Load Limit– the number of occupant seating 1. attached to the vehicle's center pillar (B-pillar). Locate the statement "The positions (1)./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and the maximum combined weight of vehicle capacity weight (2) in occupants and cargo should kilograms and pounds. This could pressures (4). never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs. See “Certification Loading Information label is Label” later in this section.S. information on the Certification label. damage the tires.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 . and shorten There is also important loading the life of the vehicle.10/3/16 198 Driving and Operating Tire and Loading Information The Tire and Loading Warning (Continued) Label Information label also shows the Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). Pressure 0 276." on your vehicle’s placard. tire size of the original This can cause systems to equipment tires (3) and the break and change the way the recommended cold tire inflation vehicle handles. For more cause loss of control and a information on tires and inflation crash.CRC .

10/3/16 Driving and Operating 199 2.S. Available Occupant and 650 lbs. For example. (1400-750 (5 x 150) = 3. your vehicle. That weight may not safely 3. XXX lbs. 6. Consult this manual to determine how Example 1 capacity. Determine the combined 5.” (1.) Cargo Weight = 317 kg (700 lbs).2017 . × 2 = 136 kg (300 lbs). and there will be cargo and luggage load for Example 1 = 453 kg five 150 lb passengers in capacity of your vehicle. The resulting figure equals a trailer. the amount of This vehicle is neither designed 2. load from your the available amount of trailer will be transferred to cargo and luggage load your vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Determine the combined weight of the driver and weight of luggage and cargo passengers that will be being loaded on the vehicle. if the "XXX" amount equals this reduces the available 1. riding in your vehicle. Subtract Occupant available cargo and luggage nor intended to tow a trailer.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . Weight @ 68 kg (150 lbs) load capacity is 650 lbs. Vehicle Capacity Weight 1400 lbs. If your vehicle will be towing 4.000 lbs). Subtract the combined exceed the available cargo weight of the driver and and luggage load capacity passengers from XXX kg or calculated in Step 4.CRC .

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. called Refer to the vehicle's Tire and the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Loading Information label for (GVWR). Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 2 = 453 kg for Example 3 = 453 kg (1. seating positions. Vehicle Capacity Weight 1.10/3/16 200 Driving and Operating weight of the driver. 2.S. Subtract Occupant Label Example Weight @ 68 kg (150 lbs) Weight @ 91 kg A vehicle-specific Certification × 5 = 340 kg (750 lbs). The GVWR includes specific information about the the weight of the vehicle. all vehicle's capacity weight and occupants. fuel. and cargo should never exceed the vehicle's capacity weight. (200 lbs) × 5 = 453 kg label is attached to the vehicle's 3. and cargo. capacity of the vehicle. Available Cargo Weight may show the gross weight = 0 kg (0 lbs).2017 .000 lbs). (1./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 3. Available Cargo Weight (1. Subtract Occupant 2. passengers.000 lbs).000 lbs). The label = 113 kg (250 lbs). The combined .CRC . Certification Label Example 2 Example 3 1. center pillar (B-pillar).

Do not leave a seat pressing POWER O once will place folded down unless the vehicle in ON/RUN. every time you get new brake pushbutton start. If the vehicle . . When the needed. vehicle ready light is on in the . Hard stops with evenly./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Following break-in. . Never stack heavier Follow this breaking-in guideline The vehicle has an electronic things. During this far forward as possible. . off. place the RKE unsecured child restraint transmitter in the transmitter pocket. new linings can mean premature wear and earlier replacement. in the vehicle. Do not leave an will not start. inside the center console. like suitcases. Caution .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 . With the vehicle vehicle.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 201 Starting and Power Button { Warning Operating Things inside the vehicle can strike and injure people in a New Vehicle Break-In sudden stop or turn.S. gradually increased. In the Avoid making hard stops for the cargo area. The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) some of them are above vehicle speed and load can be transmitter must be in the vehicle for the tops of the seats. the system to operate.CRC . Secure loose items in the ON/RUN : This position is for starting and driving. and the brake pedal applied. put them as first 322 km (200 mi). or in a crash. Put things in the cargo area of the vehicle. inside the vehicle so that linings. time the new brake linings are not Try to spread the weight yet broken in.

The off the vehicle. but and then power off automatically. the vehicle will not be able to be If the vehicle cannot be pulled over. 2. 4. driven. Retained Accessory Power pressing and holding POWER O for (RAP) will remain active until the While driving. service and diagnostics. With the vehicle off. and to may not start. and Turning off the vehicle while POWER O with the vehicle in the brake pedal not applied. verify the proper operation of the malfunction indicator lamp as may be required for emission inspection STOPPING THE VEHICLE/OFF : { Warning To turn the vehicle off. This can be done while the vehicle is moving. After shifting . P (Park). Do not pump the twice in five seconds. temperatures./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Placing the vehicle in Service Mode will use the 12-volt battery. This may deplete power assist.CRC . instruments and audio systems will P (Park). pressure. shift Service Mode Do not use Service Mode for an to P (Park). press purposes. if the vehicle is not in emergency.10/3/16 202 Driving and Operating instrument cluster.2017 . the vehicle is to N (Neutral).S. the gear will go to P (Park) operate as they do in ON/RUN. When turning propulsion system off in an the vehicle in Service Mode. requiring increased brake pedal force. Brake using a firm and steady longer than two seconds. Press emergency: press and hold POWER O for POWER O again to turn the 1. The propulsion system will If the vehicle must be shut off in an and must be shut off while driving. Set the parking brake. Come to a complete stop. This could take Caution brakes and steer the vehicle to up to 15 seconds at extremely cold a safe location. moving may disable the airbags.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. only shut the more than five seconds will place driver door is opened. 3. and turn the vehicle This power mode is available for extended period. firmly apply the ready to be driven. brakes repeatedly. or the vehicle off by pressing POWER O. Shift the vehicle to N (Neutral). not start in Service Mode. or press vehicle off.

you could change for up to 10 minutes or until the the way the vehicle operates. cluster when the vehicle is ready to be driven.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See Key turn the vehicle off before exiting. . A chime will sound if the driver door Caution If the vehicle will not start due to a is opened while the vehicle is in ON/ Do not try to shift to P (Park) if the low RKE transmitter battery.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 203 Starting and Stopping the The Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Restarting Procedure transmitter must be in the vehicle. see Power Button 0 201. The propulsion N (Neutral).S. Always press POWER O to vehicle can still be driven. displays in the Driver Information position. the RUN. For information on how to turn the vehicle is stopped./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . vehicle off. then press If the vehicle must be restarted while it is still moving. Vehicle Press the brake pedal. .2017 .CRC . Accessory Power Outlets The instrument cluster also displays . Any A vehicle ready light displays in the driver door is opened: resulting damage would not be lower right corner of the instrument . move the shift Starting Procedure and release POWER O. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Stopping Procedure Shift to P (Park) only when the System Operation 0 33. a message system will not restart in any other will not start in any other position. Audio System covered by the vehicle warranty. The propulsion system with the transmitter. vehicle is moving or the electric and Lock Messages 0 137 and drive unit could be damaged. Center (DIC). lever to N (Neutral) and press Press the P (Park) button on the If the RKE transmitter is not in the POWER O twice without pressing shifter. or move the shift lever into vehicle or something is interfering the brake pedal. Power Windows an active battery gauge when the vehicle is ready to be driven. Retained Accessory Caution Power (RAP) If you add electrical parts or The following features will operate accessories.

You or others 1. The shift lever leave it. and the charge cord sufficiently. Turn the vehicle off.2017 . parking brake is set before you electronic drive unit. The vehicle can roll. The vehicle will brake set. The P indicator on the shift If you have to leave the vehicle with lever will turn red when the the propulsion system on. it means that the unlock button is pressed. be sure vehicle is in P (Park). Parking the vehicle in extreme cold vehicle if the P (Park) button is for several days without the charge cord connected may cause the not pressed with the parking Shifting out of Park vehicle not to start.S. even when Electric Parking Brake 0 210. press the P (Park) button. Press the button on top of the always set the parking brake and shift lever to shift into P (Park). 2. the brake see the P (Park) indicator in pedal is applied. After you have pressed the unlock button is designed to prevent Leaving the Vehicle with the P (Park) button. system running. See vehicle will not move. To shift out of P (Park). be applied.10/3/16 204 Driving and Operating Shifting Into Park Warning (Continued) To shift into P (Park): move suddenly. shift lever was not locked into It is dangerous to get out of the P (Park). To be sure the set the parking brake. the vehicle is in P (Park) and the This vehicle is equipped with an 4. If you cannot unless the ignition is on. If you have left the propulsion must be unplugged. 3. Hold the brake pedal down and could be injured. See Electric Drive Unit 0 206. the brake pedal must high voltage battery to be warmed propulsion system is running. the vehicle need to be plugged in to allow the Do not leave the vehicle when the must be on.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. hold down the inadvertent shifting out of P (Park) Propulsion System On regular brake pedal. the vehicle can (Continued) . and the shift lever { Warning instrument cluster./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .CRC . you are on fairly level ground.

See Shifting Into Park Normal Mode. the 3. but can reduce 2. the vehicle will turn off. running and the RKE transmitter is inside. unplugged and the vehicle Entry (RKE) transmitter is outside ready light is on. hour. Verify that the vehicle is vehicle is in Normal Mode. follow the proper Sport Mode To shift out of P (Park): steps to be sure the vehicle will not Sport Mode provides more move and there is adequate responsive acceleration than 1. When the running and the Remote Keyless SPORT indicator is not on. If the vehicle has an uncharged Extended Parking Driver Selected Operating 12-volt battery or a 12-volt battery It is better not to park with the Modes with low voltage. try charging or vehicle running./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .CRC . Press the shift lock release button on the side of the shift If the vehicle is left in P (Park) while lever. Apply the brake pedal. while running. the vehicle will turn off after one hour. the vehicle will run for two 5. Press POWER O to start the 0 204. If the vehicle is left jump starting the 12-volt battery. At the end of the second desired position. If the vehicle is left in P (Park) while whenever possible. it Electric Vehicle except in the case of an uncharged will return to the center or low charged 12-volt battery (less position. the vehicle. . The indicator will turn white The timer will reset if the vehicle is and the gear indicator on the taken out of P (Park) while it is shift lever will turn red when running.S. 4.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Operating Modes than 9 volts). After releasing the shift lever. ventilation. efficiency.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 205 The shift lock is always functional 7. Move the shift lever into the hours. Use Normal Mode vehicle. 6. the vehicle is no longer in P (Park).2017 .

It is dangerous to get out of the An indicator will display in the vehicle if the P (Park) button is instrument cluster. . it will The shift lock release button is return to the center position. the battery charge is too low. and the shift lock because the vehicle cannot move release button is pressed. It is the best position to use vehicle has been started. An amber press the P (Park) button. press POWER O to turn off the vehicle. even when you are on fairly level ground. The vehicle can roll. the brake when starting the propulsion system pedal is applied. Each time the vehicle is started. The shift lever always starts from a center position.2017 . the vehicle can move suddenly. easily. The electric drive unit will shift to P (Park) automatically. The vehicle uses an electric drive always set the parking brake and unit.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S. dot is displayed on the shift pattern. If you have left the propulsion system running. After releasing the shift lever. You or others could be injured. To be sure the vehicle will not move. When the vehicle is stopped. designed to prevent inadvertent P : This position locks the front shifting out of P (Park) unless the wheels. Do not leave the vehicle when the Sport Mode may be unavailable if propulsion system is running. it will return to Normal Mode. not pressed with the parking brake set./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 206 Driving and Operating Press SPORT to select Sport Mode.CRC . Electric Drive Unit Press SPORT again to return to { Warning Normal Mode.

pressing the shift lever back. the shift lever forward.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. If the vehicle is shifted from either To shift into N (Neutral): 3. the vehicle will vehicle is in P (Park) press the shift to N (Neutral). position. After releasing the shift lever. It will out of Park 0 204. use N (Neutral) only.2017 . button on the side of the shift the wheels. Shift to the desired gear. From the center position. After releasing the shift lever. The shifter indicator is ice. Press the shift lock release system does not transfer torque to position. move or D (Drive) to R (Reverse) while the position. N : In this position. R : Use this gear to back up. electric drive unit. it P (Park) if it is moving too fast. see To shift out of R (Reverse): stay in N (Neutral) for extended Shifting Into Park 0 204 and Shifting 1. the shift lever forward. automatically shift into P (Park). Bring the vehicle to a Is Stuck 0 197.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 207 The vehicle will not shift into 4. system when the vehicle is already 3. 2. From the center position. again. move moving. complete stop. will return to the center 1.S. Reduce the At low vehicle speeds. Stop will return to the center Caution the vehicle and shift into P (Park).CRC . the propulsion will return to the center 2. The vehicle is not designed to To shift in and out of P (Park). R is illuminated in red. it complete stop. If the speed is too high. and then to the left./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . or sand without damaging the To shift into R (Reverse): illuminated in red. See If the Vehicle 1. . After releasing the shift lever. it R (Reverse) to D (Drive). To restart the propulsion lever. R (Reverse) shift lock release button while vehicle speed and try the shift can be used to rock the vehicle back and forth to get out of snow. Bring the vehicle to a periods of time. 2.

it Car Wash Mode (Vehicle Off) the brake. The indicator should now show To shift out of D (Drive): N.2017 . position. After releasing the shift lever. . When N (Neutral) is no longer 2.10/3/16 208 Driving and Operating To shift out of N (Neutral): 5. 1. If it does not. and then shift to position. Shift to the desired gear.CRC . Open the door while pressing driving. turn the vehicle off. vehicle is in P (Park) press the shift lock release button on the 2. shift into P (Park) and the shift lever back. repeat the complete stop. move 1. Shift to the desired gear. N (Neutral). Place the vehicle in Service 3. To shift into D (Drive): 4. then shift to will return to the center N (Neutral). After releasing the shift lever. 3.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. D is will return to the center with the vehicle running: illuminated in red. complete stop. The indicator should now show 1. it D : This position is for normal will return to the center 3. the brake. select 1. If it does not. it To place the vehicle in N (Neutral) the shift lever back. Turn the vehicle off.S. position. If the complete stop. 0 201. 2. Car Wash Mode (Vehicle On) side of the shifter. Bring the vehicle to a needed. N (Neutral) again. After releasing the shift lever. Open the door while pressing 3. Shift into P (Park) upon Mode. See Power Button 2./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . returning to the vehicle. procedure. Bring the vehicle to a 1. From the center position. while moving 3. Bring the vehicle to a N. To place the vehicle in N (Neutral) with the vehicle off: 2.

Use While driving on grades. following: covered by the vehicle warranty. This can be caused by the unit. deep Driving may not be able to bring the snow. . If you are stuck. or if Spinning the tires excessively accelerator pedal will allow the stopped. L : This position reduces vehicle increase energy efficiency.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Slowly lifting off the continue to creep forward. may apply the EPB or shift may damage the electric drive deceleration of the vehicle to be to park. and the EPB will automatically disengage. To drive again./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . To use One-Pedal Driving.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 209 Completely lifting off the accelerator One-Pedal Driving may become Caution pedal will result in aggressive disabled and the vehicle may deceleration. Demand paddle. use the brakes to hold the speed. Press the . . place .CRC .2017 . There is a problem with the speed without using the brakes. The drivers safety belt is accelerator pedal to the desired unbuckled. vehicle stationary. With One-Pedal Driving.S. The vehicle has remained One-Pedal Driving provides full regenerative braking and helps stationary for five minutes. One-Pedal propulsion system. the vehicle at a stop. When stopping on a steep vehicle in L (Low). hill. do not spin the tires. The drivers door is open. the grade while using One-Pedal accelerator pedal can be used to Driving. L (Low) on very steep hills. See Regenerative One-Pedal Driving If the vehicle cannot maintain the Braking 0 212. the Electric Parking control the deceleration of the Brake (EPB) may apply to hold the vehicle down to a complete stop. The repair will not be adjusted as desired. in mud. or in stop-and-go Additional deceleration can be vehicle to a complete stop or hold achieved by using the Regen on traffic. press the accelerator pedal. . The deceleration provided by vehicle in place.

steering can help checks itself.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. this there will not be enough time to warning light stays on.2017 . A momentary motor or the driver steer around the obstacle more than even the very best clicking noise might be heard while while braking hard. faster brake at the same time. the System (ABS). a the brake pedal down firmly and let System (ABS) ABS work. an advanced normal. In many vehicle begins to drive away. even with ABS. If you get too close to the vehicle in front of you./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. This can help emergencies. See Antilock apply the brakes if that vehicle Brake System (ABS) Warning Light suddenly slows or stops. computer will separately work the electronic braking system that helps brakes at each wheel. Always 0 120. Remember: ABS does not change the time needed to get a foot up to the brake pedal or always decrease stopping distance. but this is wheels is about to stop rolling. this test is going on. the pedal moves a little. as required. Braking in Emergencies prevent a braking skid. If one of the This vehicle has an Antilock Brake the brake pedal pulsate. ABS can change the brake pressure ABS allows the driver to steer and When propulsion is active and the to each wheel. Just hold brakes and continue braking to Antilock Brake avoid a sudden obstacle.CRC . ABS than any driver could. computer keeps receiving updates Electric Parking Brake on wheel speed and controls braking pressure accordingly. braking. If there is a problem with ABS. . and it might even be noticed that the brake As the brakes are applied. leave enough room up ahead to stop.10/3/16 210 Driving and Operating Brakes If driving safely on a wet road and it becomes necessary to slam on the Using ABS Do not pump the brakes. This is normal. You might hear the ABS computer senses that the wheels pump or motor operating and feel are slowing down.

block the The system has a red parking brake message will display. see your dealer. or keeps flashing. light does not come on. Continue to hold the pedal.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. lift up on the EPB switch 2. If the red .2017 . the vehicle will If the amber parking brake warning To apply the EPB: decelerate as long as the switch is light is on. EPB Release There are also parking brake-related Do not drive the vehicle if the red Driver Information Center (DIC) To release the EPB: parking brake status light is flashing. 1. This is see your dealer. See your dealer. check switch until the red parking brake status light remains on. The red parking brake status light the vehicle is not moving. Pull the EPB switch brake status light is off.CRC . The vehicle may automatically apply the EPB in some situations when stays on after release is attempted. power. If the switch is held up until pressing down on the EPB switch complete stop. will flash and then stay on once the EPB is fully applied. problem with the EPB. EPB Apply vehicle is moving. A DIC If the EPB fails to apply. Be sure the vehicle is at a held up. Apply and hold the brake or released. Press POWER O to start the In case of insufficient electrical If the amber parking brake warning vehicle. If the movement. the and holding it down. brake warning light. messages. is off. the EPB cannot be applied light is on. even if the vehicle partially applied or there is a EPB system. The EPB is released when the red If the EPB is applied while the parking brake status light is off. the vehicle comes to a stop.S. Press momentarily on the EPB the red parking brake status light to switch./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and is done to periodically Brake (EPB).10/3/16 Driving and Operating 211 The vehicle has an Electric Parking parking brake status light flashes normal. The EPB can always continuously. then the EPB is only check the correct operation of the be activated. hold the switch until the red parking 2. ensure that the parking brake is parking brake warning light is still applied. release the EPB by 1. Release the rear wheels to prevent vehicle status light and an amber parking EPB and try to apply it again. Before leaving the vehicle. If the amber 3. Continue to EPB will remain applied. have the vehicle serviced. and hold it up. on. If either light momentarily.

The energy efficiency. Driving with the parking brake on stability system hydraulic brake can overheat the brake system and cause premature wear or control module increases brake Regenerative Braking pressure at each corner of the damage to brake system parts. or if the battery is when the EPB is applied. Avoid rapid acceleration decreased. placed into brake pedal is released or brake vehicle once the energy generated gear./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . been maximized. HSA uses braking control module to supplement the pressure to hold the vehicle power brake system under stationary.10/3/16 212 Driving and Operating quickly and forcefully applied the HSA will not activate in a forward Caution brake pedal in an attempt to quickly drive gear when facing downhill. If HSA is holding the conditions where the driver has vehicle. a DIC message displays. Automatic EPB Release Brake Assist feature will The hydraulic disc brakes will The EPB will automatically release if automatically disengage when the become active and work to slow the the vehicle is running. and an attempt is made to pedal pressure is quickly from the regenerative braking has drive away. Some braking energy from the Make sure that the parking brake Minor brake pedal pulsation or moving vehicle is turned back into is fully released and the brake pedal movement during this time is electrical energy. vehicle until the ABS activates. preserve parking brake lining life. . increasing the driving situation dictates. After the speed in emergency driving brake pedal has been released and conditions.CRC . This feature uses the before the accelerator pedal has stability system hydraulic brake been pressed. The or in R (Reverse) when facing uphill.S. normal and the driver should then stored back into the high continue to apply the brake pedal as voltage battery system. Hill Start Assist (HSA) Brake Assist The Hill Start Assist (HSA) feature will activate when the vehicle is The Brake Assist feature is stopped on a moderate to steep designed to assist the driver in grade to help prevent it from rolling stopping or decreasing vehicle in an unintended direction.2017 . This energy is warning light is off before driving. to fully charged.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. stop or slow down the vehicle.

2017 . maximized when driving from a These systems help limit wheel slip higher elevation immediately after and assist the driver in maintaining charging. Regen on Demand paddle is held. energy from regenerative braking. happens. The .Away Only).Home Only) or wheel spin. this control. “Location Based Charging” under vehicle senses a difference between Programmable Charging 0 124.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 213 Regen on Demand® accelerator pedal must be pressed Ride Control Systems to move the vehicle forward. See StabiliTrak activates when the this feature is activated. an regenerative braking efficiency to be electronic stability control system. of the drive wheels are spinning or It works in D (Drive) and L (Low). StabiliTrak selectively applies the vehicle will not creep forward braking pressure to any one of the when the paddle is released. See “One-Pedal Driving” under Electric Drive Unit 0 206. Traction Control/ If the vehicle is on a steep grade. System Operation Hill Top Reserve The vehicle has a Traction Control Hill Top Reserve enables System (TCS) and StabiliTrak®. deceleration by pressing and the battery is full. When this The accelerator pedal can be used Location Based Charging feature./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . allowing space for TCS activates if it senses that any holding the steering wheel paddle. TCS applies the brakes to to manage deceleration while using allowing the system to be the spinning wheels and reduces Regen on Demand. the intended path and the direction If the vehicle is in D (Drive) and is brought to a complete stop while the the vehicle is actually traveling.S.CRC . especially on slippery road Regen on Demand allows increased feature will stop the charge before conditions.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. When turned on. brake lamps may come on when away (On . configured so it is enabled when at propulsion system power to limit Cruise control will turn off and the home (On . Electronic Stability the brake pedal must be used to Control hold the vehicle. This feature also integrates with the beginning to lose traction.

If either system fails to turn on or to It is recommended to leave both activate. and is not assisting the driver in See “Turning the Systems Off and maintaining control. If d comes on wheel spin. Turn on and stay on when either is normal and does not mean there system is not working. Flash when StabiliTrak is systems may be heard or felt while activated. Flash when TCS is limiting Turning the Systems Off automatically when the vehicle is wheel spin. is a problem with the vehicle. If cruise control is being used and TCS or StabiliTrak begins to limit Drive the vehicle. light will: dealer. This . and On started and begins to move. Stop the vehicle. mud. they are operating or while performing diagnostic checks. Start the vehicle. but it may be necessary and d comes on and stays on to to turn TCS off if the vehicle gets indicate that the system is inactive stuck in sand.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. or snow.S. This If the condition persists. Turn the vehicle off and wait driver in keeping the vehicle on the 15 seconds. intended path. The vehicle is On” later in this section. ice. If d comes on and stays on: 1. but driving should be adjusted accordingly. . 3. The . safe to drive. conditions./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Both systems come on .10/3/16 214 Driving and Operating vehicle wheel brakes to assist the 2. turned back on when road is in the instrument cluster. the vehicle may need disengage. see your conditions allow. a message displays in the systems on for normal driving Driver Information Center (DIC). Cruise control may be The indicator light for both systems more time to diagnose the problem.CRC . cruise control will and stays on.

See Ride traction off light i and StabiliTrak Control System Messages 0 140.CRC . The traction off light i disabled below 56 km/h (35 mph). press and 0 140.2017 . cruise control on slippery roads. press and release g. release g. a steady speed. StabiliTrak can only be release g. The appropriate your foot on the accelerator. control does not work at speeds See Ride Control System Messages below 40 km/h (25 mph). cause excessive wheel slip. .10/3/16 Driving and Operating 215 To turn off both TCS and StabiliTrak. To turn off only TCS. messages are displayed in the DIC.S. { Warning displays in the instrument cluster. The where you cannot drive safely at displayed in the DIC. the system will not turn you could lose control. in heavy traffic. Cruise damaged. and is pressed. On such roads.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. will turn off. The vehicle driveline could be instrument cluster. Do not use OFF light g in the instrument cluster cruise control on winding roads or To turn TCS on again./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . To turn TCS and StabiliTrak on Cruise control can be dangerous and the appropriate message is again. press and turn off. See on slippery roads. The traction off light i Adding accessories can affect the Cruise control can be dangerous displayed in the instrument cluster vehicle performance. Cruise Control Caution press and hold g until the traction The cruise control lets the vehicle Do not repeatedly brake or off light i and StabiliTrak OFF maintain a speed of about 40 km/h accelerate heavily when TCS is light g come on and stay on in the (25 mph) or more without keeping off. Accessories and Modifications fast changes in tire traction can If TCS is limiting wheel spin when g 0 250. Do not use off until the wheels stop spinning.

can be turned back on. cruise when cruise is turned on. Demand paddle are applied./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Remove foot from the memory. press briefly to resume that accelerator pedal. cruise control 1. (ESC). * : Press to disengage cruise desired set speed briefly Cruise control will disengage if control without erasing the set appears in the instrument either TCS or StabiliTrak is speed from memory. +RES : If there is a set speed in 4.2017 . limit wheel spin while you are using use to decrease vehicle speed.S. +RES could get bumped and go into If a collision alert occurs when cruise when not desired. If this happens. Get up to the desired speed. Press and release −SET. . speed or press and hold to The cruise control indicator on the accelerate. the cruise control will automatically Setting Cruise Control disengage. Keep 5 cruise control is activated. If cruise control is instrument cluster turns green after already active. −SET or Electronic Stability Control 0 213. use to increase cruise control has been set to the vehicle speed.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the system may begin to If cruise control is already active. See Traction Control/ If 5 is on when not in use. 3. To set a speed: When road conditions allow you to safely use it again. Press 5 to turn the cruise 5 : Press to turn the cruise control system on.CRC . A white indicator If the brakes or the Regen on comes on in the instrument cluster 2. Collision Alert (FCA) System 0 222. See Forward off when cruise is not being used. desired speed. system on and off. cruise control is disengaged. cruise control. See Instrument Cluster 0 111. turned off. The control disengages. cluster.10/3/16 216 Driving and Operating With the Traction Control System −SET : Press briefly to set the (TCS) or Electronic Stability Control speed and activate cruise control.

. See Instrument Cluster 0 111. To increase the speed in small units. cruise control is disengaged without you take your foot off the pedal. To slow down in small Using Cruise Control on Hills already activated: increments. accelerator pedal to maintain the increments. shift to a lower gear to keep your speed down. Press and hold +RES until the about 1 km/h (1 mph) slower. . you might have to brake or about 1 km/h (1 mph) faster.CRC . cruise control will disengage. When are applied or * is pressed. For each press. speed. The increment value used depends vehicle speed. If the cruise control system is shortly following the release to briefly press +RES. If the cruise control system is . Press and hold −SET until the pressing −SET will result in cruise Increasing Speed While Using desired lower speed is reached. The vehicle already activated: override cruise control. control set to the current vehicle Cruise Control then release it. The speedometer reading can be the hills. briefly press +RES. See Instrument Cluster 0 111. Reducing Speed While Using vehicle will slow down to the Cruise Control previous set cruise speed. load. the vehicle goes on the units displayed.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 217 Resuming a Set Speed The speedometer reading can be Passing Another Vehicle While If the cruise control is set at a displayed in either English or metric Using Cruise Control desired speed and then the brakes units. briefly press −SET. then release it. the on the units displayed. downhill./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . While Once the vehicle speed reaches pressing the accelerator pedal or about 40 km/h (25 mph) or more.2017 . briefly returns to the previous set speed. displayed in either English or metric you might have to step on the . and the steepness of desired speed. When going up steep hills. When going For each press. the erasing the set speed from memory.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the vehicle goes How well the cruise control works . on hills depends upon the vehicle vehicle accelerates to the speed.S. Use the accelerator pedal to The increment value used depends increase the vehicle speed. If the brake pedal is applied.

0 192. N (Neutral). Detect children. erased from memory if 5 is pressed Work under poor visibility or alerts or warnings provided by bad weather conditions. magnet. Step lightly on the brake pedal. Press *. Press 5 to turn the cruise outside the area monitored control system off completely. . or reduce crash damage while . . Pull the Regen on Demand . Assistance Systems. Work if the detection sensor (Continued) is covered up. Warn you or provide you Erasing Speed Memory systems do not replace the need with enough time to avoid a The cruise control set speed is for paying attention and driving crash. these systems. See Defensive Driving by ice.S. These . Work if the detection sensor result in injury. Failure to use proper care when driving may . these . You may not hear or see .2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. such as with a sticker. . Shift the electric drive unit to this entire section before using or animals. Work at all driving speeds.10/3/16 218 Driving and Operating Ending Cruise Control Driver Assistance Warning (Continued) There are five ways to end cruise control: Systems Under many conditions. bicyclists. Do not rely on the Driver paddle. death. these systems. (Continued) .CRC . or vehicle is not cleaned or is covered damage. { Warning by the system. and parking. or if the vehicle is turned off. or dirt./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . mud. driving. backing. Read pedestrians. or metal plate. This vehicle may have features that work together to help avoid crashes systems will not: . snow. Detect vehicles or objects . . safely.

/Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . the Rear Vision Camera Camera (RVC). shift into Camera Audible Alert P (Park). press { on 1. View Displayed by the If equipped. R (Reverse). Work if the area surrounding the detection sensor is Rear Vision Camera (RVC) damaged or not properly When the vehicle is shifted into repaired. Rear Parking Assist (RPA). or reach a vehicle speed Some driver assistance features of 8 km/h (5 mph).S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. To change the volume of brightness while viewing the the warning chime. 2. and Convenience” under Vehicle Personalization 0 142. see “Comfort infotainment display. Corners of the Rear Bumper and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) .10/3/16 Driving and Operating 219 may help the driver park or avoid Warning (Continued) objects. View Displayed by the the infotainment display. The required while driving.2017 . Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing 1. alert the driver of obstacles by Turn D to adjust the display beeping. the RVC displays an image of the area behind the vehicle Complete attention is always in the infotainment display.CRC . previous screen sooner. Always check around the vehicle when parking or backing. . To return to the the vehicle to avoid crashes. and you previous screen displays when the should be ready to take action vehicle is shifted out of R (Reverse) and apply the brakes and/or steer after a short delay.

Area Not Shown surrounding the vehicle. The front view ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . the side cameras are on the bottom of the outside mirrors. and the rear camera is above the license plate. 1. Surround Vision 1. along with the front or rear camera views in the Front Vision Camera infotainment display. The front camera is in the grille or near the front emblem.CRC . Surround Vision Surround Vision Cameras displays an image of the area 2.2017 . Views Displayed by the If equipped. Views Displayed by the Surround Vision Cameras If equipped.S. a view of the area in 2. Folding A warning triangle may display to side mirrors that are out of show that RPA has detected an position will not display surround object.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Always check amber to red and increases in size around the vehicle when parking the closer the object. display all objects near the corners of the vehicle. Area Not Shown front of the vehicle appears in the infotainment display. The area { Warning displayed is limited and objects that are close to either corner of the The Surround Vision Cameras bumper or under the bumper do not have blind spots and will not display.10/3/16 220 Driving and Operating Displayed images may be farther or closer than they appear. or backing. This triangle changes from view correctly.

or any in freezing temperatures. Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) speeds of less than 8 km/h (5 mph) the sensors on the bumpers may If equipped. always check the <0. To prevent injury. bicyclists. below the { Warning bumper. pedestrians. injury.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. snow.S.3 m (7. animals. death. other object outside of the cameras’ field of view. pedestrians. when the vehicle is detect objects up to 2./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Keep the sensors clean The camera(s) do not display of mud. (RPA). five Parking Assist area around the vehicle and beeps will sound from the rear If equipped with Rear Parking Assist check all mirrors before moving depending on object location. dirt. When an use proper care may result in speeds greater than 8 km/h object is first detected in the rear. RCTA uses behind the vehicle within a zone of a red warning triangle with a left or . even with rear. These the vehicle is moving forward slower detection distances may be shorter than 8 km/h (5 mph). (5 mph). ice.2017 . one beep will be heard from the or vehicle damage. as the vehicle moves at forward or backing. parking assist. and clean sensors after a car wash crossing traffic.6 m (2 ft) in the vehicle rear. or objects location information for RPA. show “distance to object” and object drive or park the vehicle using bicyclists.5 ft) shifted into R (Reverse). As the only these camera(s). Failure to vehicle. animals. and slush. children.CRC . Do not not detect children. It is not available at yellow to amber to red. Blocked sensors will not detect { Warning objects and can also cause false detections. or under the vehicle. more bars light check behind and around the are too close or too far from the up and the bars change color from vehicle before driving. The instrument cluster may have a Shown distances may be different The Parking Assist system does Parking Assist display with bars that from actual distances. Always located below the bumper or that object gets closer. during warmer or humid weather. When an object is very close.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 221 shows after shifting from 25 cm (10 in) high off the ground R (Reverse) to D (Drive) and when and below bumper level. or vehicle damage. death.

FCA will not detect another provide any warning at all. avoid a crash or reduce crash detected on curves. due to poor visibility.10/3/16 222 Driving and Operating right pointing arrow on the Forward Collision Alert Warning (Continued) infotainment display to warn of traffic coming from the left or right. Be ready to take sound from the left or right. .2017 . FCA vehicle ahead until it is completely (Continued) in the driving lane. Lane Keep Assist (LKA). When an caused by front-end crashes. FCA provides a red flashing action and apply the brakes. or hills. Lane Departure Warning (LDW). When ahead. FCA may not provide a or if a vehicle ahead is partially warning with enough time to help blocked by pedestrians or other avoid a crash. closely. object is detected. from up to 20 m (65 ft) from the left help to avoid or reduce the harm animals. Forward Automatic Braking does not apply the brakes. Collision Alert (FCA). and/or the Front Pedestrian the vehicle ahead indicator will approaching a slower-moving or Braking (FPB) System can help to display green. highway exit or when following a vehicle too ramps. When bridges. Forward 8 km/h (5 mph). depending on the direction of the alert on the windshield and rapidly detected vehicle.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. FCA also lights an amber Detecting the Vehicle Ahead visual alert if following another Assistance Systems for vehicle much too closely. FCA Driving detects vehicles within a distance of approximately 60 m (197 ft) and If equipped. It also may not objects. damage./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Side Blind Zone { Warning FCA warnings will not occur unless Alert (SBZA). (FAB). (FCA) System This system detects objects coming If equipped. three beeps approaching a vehicle ahead too or other objects. when driving the operates at speeds above vehicle in a forward gear. quickly.S. signs. the FCA system may does not warn of pedestrians. beeps. Vehicles may not be stopped vehicle ahead too rapidly. Lane Change Alert FCA is a warning system and the FCA system detects a vehicle (LCA). or right side of the vehicle. guardrails. When a vehicle is detected.CRC . construction barrels.

and FCA The vehicle ahead indicator will seconds on the Driver Information sensors clean and in good repair. detects a vehicle.5 seconds away. headlamps. unless it high-pitched beeps will sound from speed. or in conditions that can limit situation dictates. When this Collision Alert the farther away the alert will occur. The chosen setting will remain until it is changed . dashes will be displayed. objects that are not change this setting. display amber when you are Center (DIC)./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If there is no Collision Alert Selecting the Alert Timing vehicle detected ahead. following a detected vehicle ahead The minimum following time is much too closely. Collision Alert and the Tailgating the red FCA display will flash on the Alert features.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 223 When your vehicle approaches and will affect the timing of both the { Warning another detected vehicle too rapidly.CRC . rain. Keep the windshield. steering wheel. Continue to timing may not be appropriate for all vehicle on winding or hilly roads. Cruise control visibility such as fog. The first button press shows FCA may provide unnecessary the current control setting on the alerts to turning vehicles. snow.2017 . The following distance to a moving windshield are not cleaned or in vehicle you are following is Tailgating Alert indicated in following time in proper condition. eight rapid alerts will vary based on vehicle to help avoid a crash.S. or if the headlamps or Collision Alert occurs. may be disengaged when the Following Distance Indication or snow. The timing of both FCA does not provide a warning windshield. The range of selectable alert damaged. Also. or if the windshield is more rapidly which can cause a timing. prepare for driver braking to occur conditions when selecting the alert or ice. medium. FCA may not the front. Unnecessary Alerts or off. near. mild deceleration. vehicles in DIC. The faster the vehicle speed. detect a vehicle ahead if the FCA occurs. the brake system may Consider traffic and weather sensor is blocked by dirt. 0. Additional button presses will other lanes. Press [ to set the FCA timing to far. It may also not detect a brief. or the vehicle ahead is out of sensor The Collision Alert control is on the range. apply the brake pedal as the driving drivers and driving conditions.

These alerts detected. the vehicle may especially vehicles with a FAB may automatically brake the automatically brake moderately or trailer. When the system vehicle. cleaning the .10/3/16 224 Driving and Operating vehicles. If the FCA system does not seem to forward gear between 8 km/h operate properly. etc.CRC . Brake (EPB) to hold the vehicle at a crash into. outside of the windshield in front of It can detect vehicles up to is partially blocked by the camera sensor may correct the approximately 60 m (197 ft). Complete attention is always Forward Automatic { Warning required while driving. See Forward Collision Alert (FCA) . { Warning on the situation. Depending . rain. If this happens. muddy vehicle suddenly in situations hard. Warning (Continued) vehicle does not need service. Cleaning the System weather limits visibility. FAB that is traveling in the same range and only responds to may engage the Electric Parking direction that you may be about to detected vehicles. and you should be ready to take action Braking (FAB) FAB is an emergency crash and apply the brakes and/or steer preparation feature and is not the vehicle to avoid crashes. issue. This forward automatic vehicles. lessen the severity of crashes when driving in a forward gear. Release the EPB or firmly braking or automatically brake the press the accelerator pedal. This can help avoid or . or snow. it also has FAB. Detect all vehicles.S. vehicle. This is shown by the FCA are normal operation and the vehicle ahead indicator being lit. pedestrians or other objects. it can provide a boost to FAB may not: stop. Detect a vehicle ahead if it (5 mph) and 80 km/h (50 mph). such The system works when driving in a as in fog. where it is unexpected and braking can only occur if a vehicle is (Continued) (Continued) ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . which designed to avoid crashes. or shadows. Detect a vehicle ahead on winding or hilly roads. If the vehicle has Forward Collision Alert (FCA).2017 . Detect a vehicle when System 0 222. FAB will not brake complete stop to try to avoid a detects a vehicle ahead in your path outside of its operating speed potential crash. tractors. Do includes Intelligent Brake not rely on FAB to brake the FAB may slow the vehicle to a Assist (IBA).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

and the Forward undesired. detected pedestrian too quickly. When the pedestrian is not ahead. It could respond to a IBA may increase vehicle braking Automatic Braking (FAB) System turning vehicle ahead. through vehicle personalization. a boost to braking based on the During nighttime driving. IBA will automatically disengage nearby pedestrians when driving in unless it detects a pedestrian. or when FPB provides a red flashing alert on part of a group. firmly flow of traffic. if it is your foot off the brake pedal and safe to do so. Front Pedestrian Braking performance is very limited. (FPB) System Minor brake pedal pulsations or pedal movement during this time is If equipped. released. To override FAB. FPB can provide a boost to braking (Continued) ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . ~. FPB displays an FPB may not detect pedestrians. and other non-moving necessary. The FPB system can detect and alert to pedestrians in a forward gear at speeds between 8 km/h Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA) FAB and IBA can be disabled (5 mph) and 80 km/h (50 mph).10/3/16 Driving and Operating 225 or automatically brake the vehicle. When approaching a directly ahead. in situations when it may not be may also respond to pedestrians. of approximately 40 m (131 ft). the FPB system may { Warning normal and the brake pedal should help avoid or reduce the harm FPB does not provide an alert or continue to be applied as needed. If this occurs. guardrails. signs. Warning (Continued) { Warning This system includes Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA). then apply the brakes as needed. system speed of approach and distance to a vehicle ahead. press the accelerator pedal. when a nearby including children: pedestrian is detected directly .2017 . You could block the See Forward Automatic Braking objects. fully visible. the system IBA may activate when the brake “Collision/Detection Systems” under detects pedestrians up to a distance pedal is applied quickly by providing Vehicle Personalization 0 142.S.CRC . the windshield and rapidly beeps. take (FAB) 0 224. See During daytime driving. only when the brake pedal is a forward gear. or standing upright.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. amber indicator. caused by front-end crashes with automatically brake the vehicle.

Continue to conditions. mild deceleration. When the vehicle approaches a If this happens. and Be ready to take action and apply a nearby pedestrian is detected the brakes have not been applied. the may engage the Electric Parking red FPB alert display will flash on Brake (EPB) to hold the vehicle at a the windshield.CRC . rain. If the headlamps or FPB alerts and automatic braking Automatic Braking windshield are not cleaned will not occur unless the FPB or in proper condition. occurs. Alert. the brake system may prepare for driver braking to occur . more rapidly which can cause a including nighttime brief. Keep the windshield. the brakes.10/3/16 226 Driving and Operating Detecting the Pedestrian the front. Personalization 0 142. such as Detection Systems” under Vehicle higher speeds. This can display amber. If FPB detects it is about to crash system detects a pedestrian. fog. snow. FPB can automatically brake to detected pedestrians between 8 km/h (5 mph) FPB can be set to Off. or ice.S. help to avoid some very low speed and FPB sensor clean and in Front Pedestrian Alert pedestrian crashes or reduce good repair. A firm press high-pitched beeps will sound from . Automatic Braking pedestrian ahead too rapidly. For more information. or snow. Cruise control may be disengaged . When this Pedestrian Alert Warning (Continued) Ahead occurs. pedestrian ahead indicator will moderately or brake hard. directly in front of the vehicle. See “Collision/ under certain conditions. If the FPB sensor is blocked when the Front Pedestrian Alert by dirt. or Alert and 80 km/h (50 mph). Eight rapid stop. . pedestrian injury.2017 . apply the brake pedal as needed. Due to poor visibility. When into a pedestrian directly ahead. Automatic and Brake through vehicle braking levels may be reduced personalization./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Release the EPB.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. the FPB may automatically brake see Defensive Driving 0 192. headlamps.

The LCA warning display and undesired.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. It may not and a vehicle is also detected on Automatic Braking can be disabled provide alerts when changing the same side. properly. read the entire LCA section injury. system. It could falsely If equipped. if it is safe display will light up if a moving vehicles outside of the system to do so. or animals. the LCA system is a the EPB. To override When the vehicle is in a forward { Warning Automatic Braking.S. This is normal occur with moving vehicles in the operation and the vehicle does side blind zone (or spot) areas. not need service. “Front Pedestrian Detection” in lanes. or vehicle damage. crashes that occur with moving FPB may alert or automatically vehicles in the side blind zone (or brake the vehicle suddenly in Side Blind Zone spot) areas or with vehicles rapidly Alert (SBZA) approaching these areas from situations where it is unexpected behind. always check mirrors. vehicle is detected in that blind detection zones. the display will flash through vehicle personalization. glance over your shoulder. See as an extra warning not to change lanes under all driving conditions./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Since this system is part of Failure to use proper care when “Collision/Detection Systems” under the Lane Change Alert (LCA) changing lanes may result in Vehicle Personalization 0 142. cleaning the outside of the lane-changing aid that assists windshield in front of the rearview drivers with avoiding lane change { Warning mirror may correct the issue.CRC . before using this feature.2017 . zone.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 227 of the accelerator pedal will also Cleaning the System Lane Change Alert (LCA) release Automatic Braking and If FPB does not seem to operate If equipped. the SBZA system is a will light up in the corresponding alert or brake for objects similar in lane-changing aid that assists outside mirror and will flash if the shape or size to pedestrians. the left or right side mirror LCA does not alert the driver to the accelerator pedal. Before making a lane change. If the turn signal is activated bicyclists. firmly press gear. drivers with avoiding crashes that turn signal is on. . pedestrians. and use the turn signals. including shadows. death.

the left LCA displays may not come on behind the vehicle. the LCA the middle of the vehicle and goes When the vehicle is started. A lit LCA symbol “Collision/Detection Systems” under indicates it may be unsafe to Vehicle Personalization 0 142. When the vehicle is in a forward gear. or object or rapidly approaching that zone. warning area starts at approximately barriers). check mirrors.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. change lanes. LCA Detection Zone Seem to Work Properly The LCA sensor covers a zone of The LCA system requires some approximately one lane over from driving for the system to calibrate to both sides of the vehicle.5 m (1. glance over your 1. check the LCA display. approaching from up to 25 m (82 ft) system is operating. extending out to either side of the . or 3.2017 .10/3/16 228 Driving and Operating LCA Detection Zones How the System Works If the turn signal is activated in the same direction as a detected The LCA symbol lights up in the vehicle. such as a bicycle.. detects a moving vehicle in the next lane over that is in the side blind LCA can be disabled through zone or rapidly approaching that vehicle personalization.S. and use the turn signals. this display will flash as an side mirrors when the system extra warning not to change lanes. the change. The height of the zone is calibration may occur more quickly if approximately between 0. See zone from behind./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . LCA mirror displays will not light up.5 m maximum performance. Drivers are also outside mirror LCA displays will vehicle first reaches a speed of warned of vehicles rapidly briefly come on to indicate the 24 km/h (15 mph). when passing a vehicle quickly or or right side mirror display will light up if a moving vehicle is detected in for a stopped vehicle. guardrails. The Left Side Mirror Right Side Mirror highway road with traffic and Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) Display Display roadside objects (e. During a trip. When the System Does Not 2. SBZA Detection Zone shoulder.CRC . both system is not operational until the back 5 m (16 ft). LCA may alert the next lane over in that blind zone to objects attached to the vehicle. This (11 ft).g.5 ft) the vehicle is driven on a straight and 2 m (6 ft) off the ground. Before making a lane If LCA is disabled by the driver.

snow. ice. trees. signs. Since this system is part Warning (LDW) alert. Override LKA by turning to vehicles in the next lane over. It may provide a The LKA system does not normal system operation. The system Lane Departure between 60 km/h (37 mph) and 150 km/h (93 mph). shrubs.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 229 vehicle. Take the vehicle to steering. the warning if the vehicle is crossing a continuously steer the vehicle. LDW may help avoid crashes due to unintentional lane { Warning other non-moving objects. Detect lane markings under both sides of the vehicle toward the poor weather or visibility rear corners of the vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . unavailable message after cleaning If equipped. LKA uses a especially in wet conditions or when camera to detect lane markings driving on sharp curves. or in system. read the entire LKA section LKA and LDW systems may not: heavy rainstorms. dirt. The mud. For cleaning before using this feature. the system may detects that you are actively LCA may not always alert the driver need service. even if a the rear bumper are covered with of the Lane Keep Assist (LKA) lane marking is detected. LKA may help avoid crashes due to unintentional lane . It may assist by gently turning the steering wheel if the conditions. The LKA system will not operation. or slush. This is normal system side blind zone or rapidly crossed. and If equipped. It may also provide (Continued) . see your departures. Provide an alert or enough Vehicle" under Exterior Care 0 301. instructions. The Warning (LDW) system may light up due to guardrails. does not need to be serviced.CRC . This can occur if dealer.S. vehicle does not need service. the steering wheel. your dealer. Lane Keep Assist (LKA) steering assist to avoid a If the DIC still displays the system lane departure or crash. Attached objects may also If the LCA displays do not light up a Lane Departure Warning (LDW) interfere with the detection of when moving vehicles are in the system alert as the lane marking is vehicles. see "Washing the . This is departures. the windshield or vehicle approaches a detected lane marking without using a turn signal headlamps are blocked by in that direction.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. detected lane marking without using It may not keep the vehicle in the LCA may not operate when the LCA a turn signal in the lane departure lane or give a Lane Departure sensors in the left or right corners of direction. the vehicle does not need approaching this zone and the assist or provide an LDW alert if it service.2017 . system is clean.

system off. snow. The LKA camera sensor is on the When the System Does Not If LKA only detects lane markings windshield ahead of the rearview Seem to Work Properly on one side of the road. on the side where it has detected a lane marking. Sudden lighting changes. if they are Using LKA on slippery roads not in proper condition. Do not use LKA in bad weather conditions./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . good repair. or ice. you must steer the available to assist and provide LDW as when driving through tunnels. dirt. or vehicle approaches a detected lane marking such as two-lane roads. Move the steering wheel . Detect road edges.2017 . it will mirror.10/3/16 230 Driving and Operating Additionally. A is green if LKA is . or death could without using a turn signal in that occur. provided. . Turn the continuously steer the vehicle. Close vehicles ahead. press A affected by: alert when approaching the lane on the steering wheel. an alert and chime may be . attention on the road and maintain proper vehicle position display A as amber if the vehicle .S. the camera.CRC . such and LDW. hilly roads. Always keep your alerts. It may assist by gently turning the steering wheel and . damage. Banked roads. depending on the lane departure direction. injury. . Detect lanes on winding or How the System Works to dismiss. headlamps. within the lane. It may also provide an windshield. If LKA does not detect active driver steering. only assist or provide an LDW The system performance may be To turn LKA on and off. and LDW alert by flashing A amber camera sensors clean and in as the lane marking is crossed. Always keep the direction.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. or if could cause loss of control of the The LKA system does not the sun shines directly into vehicle and a crash. Roads with poor lane markings. vehicle. there may be three Warning (Continued) { Warning beeps on the right or left. Even with LKA When on.

Turn LKA off if these level drops. CHARGE When using a 240-volt charging VEHICLE NOW message displays station. charging messages may display.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. turn the vehicle off. cracks in the road./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . service. or other road message indicates that the driving temperatures are below 0 °C (32 °F) imperfections. When the energy is fully depleted. POWER IS REDUCED message is When using a 120-volt AC electrical displayed and the accelerator pedal outlet.2017 . . approximately 6 km (4 mi) for every hour of charging. getting low. the 50 hours to charge the vehicle from remaining range value will change a fully depleted battery with the to LOW indicating the vehicle 12 amp AC current setting.CRC . When the high voltage battery is Do not allow the vehicle to remain in LKA assistance and/or LDW alerts temperature extremes for long may occur due to tar marks. allowing should be charged immediately. plugged in. the OUT OF ENERGY. allowing operate.S. charge level. In addition. and Power Messages 0 139. cleaning the This section explains the process windshield may help. See Programmable Charging 0 124 for charge mode selection. it will take approximately and the vehicle slows to a stop.5 hours to charge the vehicle with Brake and steering assist will still the 32 amp setting. As the charge maximize high voltage battery life. When to Charge for charging the high voltage battery. It is recommended that temporary or construction lane The CHARGE VEHICLE SOON the vehicle be plugged in when markings. it will take approximately response is reduced. every hour of charging. See Battery and Charging Charge times will vary based on Messages 0 135 and Propulsion battery condition. periods without being driven or shadows. the vehicle does not need to be charged soon. the PROPULSION conditions continue. outside temperature. This is normal system range is low and the vehicle needs and above 32 °C (90 °F) to operation.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 231 If the LKA system is not functioning Charging Plug-In Charging properly when lane markings are clearly visible. 9. Once the vehicle has approximately 40 km (25 mi) for stopped.

In power at the vehicle's extreme hot or cold conditions. Additionally. See Programmable may be caused by the electrical Charging 0 124. Interruption of charging by the 1. Unintended interruption of AC AC Charge Cord Vehicle Plug nominal temperature ranges.S.2017 . The charging system may run fans authorized by the vehicle owner. Make sure the vehicle is charge will take additional time.CRC . message may display to indicate When using a DC charging station that a charging override or with at least 80 kW of available interruption has occurred due to one power. 145 km (90 mi) of driving range.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 232 Driving and Operating If equipped. the vehicle can be Charging Override AC Charging charged using DC charging A CHARGING OVERRIDE/ equipment typically found at service INTERRUPTION OCCURRED stations and other public locations. utility company using OnStar as parked. Override of the charge settings depleted battery to an estimated by the owner using OnStar. See Vehicle Personalization 0 142. this charge port. and pumps that result in sounds There are several screens that will from the vehicle while it is turned display depending on the current off. clicking sounds charging status. Start Charge time may be lengthened./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . A loss of AC power alert may sound The vehicle cannot be driven while for a short time if AC power is lost the charge cord is plugged into the for over one minute. it will take approximately or more of the following events: 30 minutes to recharge from a . devices used while charging. A full . This time estimate is applicable to . This sound vehicle. . alert can be turned off.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. “Charge Limit Selection” under alert. 2. charge cord status and select the instrument panel and an In cold weather conditions. Close the charge port door by the AC vehicle plug is fully pressing firmly in the center connected to the AC charge until it latches. To disarm this feature. . Remove ice from the for Battery Charging 0 246. Plug the charge cord into the 6. see “Energy Settings” under Energy Information 0 131. Verify that the Charging Status charge port door and release to electrical outlet. See may form around the charge See Electrical Requirements Charging Status Feedback port door. If it is not properly seated. lift the load pressing the button on the top floor cover. Verify the Indicator illuminates on top of open the door. audible chirp occurs. See 7. the RKE transmitter. To arm the charge cord theft or close the charge port door. port. Make sure 3.S. Open the liftgate.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 233 2. and remove the 5./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Unplug the vehicle plug of the charge cord from the vehicle.CRC . ice the appropriate charge level. area before attempting to open See Charge Cord 0 239. charge cord. End Charge 1. Unplug the charge cord from the charge may not occur. Push the rearward edge of the 4.2017 . the electrical outlet. 0 236. the charge cord into the charge port on the vehicle. 4. Unlock the vehicle plug of the charge cord from the vehicle by 3. Unlock the vehicle with the RKE transmitter to disarm the charge cord theft alert. lock the vehicle twice with Programmable Charging 0 124. Plug in the AC vehicle plug of of the charge cord plug.

7. DC Charging (If Equipped) may not open on the first 5. the DC charge port on the Do not attempt to disconnect the vehicle. See messages. Start Charge cover and lower it fully. Proper . The charge port door the DIC. vehicle plug for compatibility with Brake will automatically apply the DC charge port on this vehicle. 3./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 . 4. Verify that the Charging Status If for any reason DC charging does Indicator illuminates on top of not begin or is interrupted. Unlatch the DC charging dust 0 236. Remove ice from the charging station to start area and repeat attempting to charging. This action may damage to the DC charge port. vehicle charge. Follow the steps listed on the DC Charging Station Hardware attempt.CRC . Place the charge cord into the In cold weather conditions.S. Make sure that the DC DC vehicle plug while charging is 2. vehicle or charging station not properly seated then the hardware. Once charging. Make sure the vehicle is parked. Push the rearward edge of the vehicle plug is fully connected charge port door and release to active. check the instrument panel and an the DC charge station display for audible chirp occurs. the DC vehicle connected to the vehicle must be plug will be locked to the DC less than 10 m (33 ft) in length. The Electric Parking Check the charge station DC open the charge port door. the power cable 6. Plug in the DC vehicle plug into Caution 1. may form around the charge checked by information on port door. charge port and cannot be Follow the steps listed on the disconnected while charging is charging station to perform a DC active. If it is open the door. ice plug connection can be can be storage compartment. Unplug to restart the DC Charging Status Feedback charge process. once the charge process has When recharging at a DC fast been started. charge may not occur. charge station.10/3/16 234 Driving and Operating 5.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

To cancel a temporary override. Charging 0 124. Unplug the DC vehicle plug A single audible chirp will sound screen. There is also an available mobile unplug the charge cord. wait for app with several charging functions. vehicle plug is unlocked. When the vehicle no longer needs should be manually to use power from the charging See Programmable Charging 0 124 disengaged before driving the for advanced charge scheduling station. 5. 3. A double until it latches. To start another DC charge. See Programmable from the DC charge port on the and charging will begin immediately. it will stop charging and the vehicle. unplug the charge To stop the charge when inside the cord from the charge port and then vehicle. you may use the stop solid green or off. plug it back in within five seconds. the at any time.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. remove the DC vehicle plug Energy can still be consumed from and reconnect.2017 . from the DC charge port. .S. This is to ensure the battery is in optimal temperature operating range to maximize vehicle range.10/3/16 Driving and Operating 235 Stop Charge End Charge Delayed Charging Controls on the charging station can 1. The Electric Parking Brake charging will be delayed. See Programmable Charging 0 124. audible chirp will sound and Stop Charge — Automatic 4. charging button on the Charging 2./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . and To temporarily override a delayed the Charging Status Indicator is charge event. Wait until the charging process Override be used to stop the charge process has been fully stopped. Close the charge port door by 10 seconds. DC vehicle plug will be unlocked options. vehicle and close the dust cover.CRC . pressing firmly in the center charge cord back in. and then plug the See KeyPass 0 44. the charging station when the vehicle’s displays and indicators show that the battery is fully charged.

. Flash rate increases from one to four flashes as battery charges. See plugged in and the vehicle power is “Charge Cord Status Indicators” off. . The solid yellow may be Charge Cord 0 239. Solid Yellow – Vehicle is plugged using OnStar or a charging fault has in. utility interruption via OnStar. The vehicle has a Charging Status Charging 0 245. Solid Green – Vehicle is plugged If the vehicle is plugged in and the in. the CSI indicates the following: in Charge Cord 0 239. Battery charging is flash or will be solid green. Battery is not fully charged. See Utility yellow for a few seconds after Interruption of Charging 0 245 or plugging in a compatible charge “Charge Cord Status Indicators” in cord.S. When the vehicle is will not charge the battery. a total utility interruption . Battery is not fully vehicle power is on. Battery is fully charged./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Following is the vehicle feedback See Utility Interruption of when the charge cord is plugged in.CRC .2017 . It is normal for the CSI to turn been detected. the CSI will Feedback charged. Short Flashing Green – Vehicle is plugged in. delayed. extended depending on the A message displays if the vehicle is vehicle and if there is a total not able to charge.10/3/16 236 Driving and Operating Charging Status . depending on the charge level. CSI is off. This may also Indicator (CSI) at the center of the indicate that the charging instrument panel near the system has detected a fault and windshield. Long Flashing Green – Vehicle If the vehicle is plugged in and is plugged in.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. .

10/3/16 Driving and Operating 237 Charging Status Sound Action/Reason Indicator Short Flashing Green One audible chirp Vehicle is charging.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Yellow (Upon Plug-in) None Charge cord is OK and the vehicle is preparing to charge.CRC . Yellow (For Extended None Charge cord is OK.2017 . charge level) Solid Green None Charging is complete. (Flash rate increases from one to four as the battery charges) Long Flashing Green Two audible chirps Charging is delayed by Programmable Charging or. by a total utility interruption via OnStar. if the vehicle is equipped accordingly. Charging will begin later. . See Utility Interruption of Charging 0 245 or Service Vehicle Soon Light 0 118. This may be due to a total utility Plug-in) interruption via Onstar and charging will begin later. See Utility Interruption of Charging 0 245. Short Flashing Green Two audible chirps Vehicle is charging but will delay by (From one to four Programmable Charging at least once flashes depending on before the charge is complete. but the vehicle is not Time Period after charging./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . This may also occur if the vehicle has detected a high voltage charging system fault.

S. None (After Green or None Charge cord connection should be checked. This may also occur if the vehicle has detected a high voltage charging system fault. flashes depending on To increase the battery state of charge at charge level) or Long the departure time perform a delayed Flashing Green charging override. None Repeated audible chirps Electricity has been interrupted before charging was complete. . See Utility Interruption of Charging 0 245 or Service Vehicle Soon Light 0 118.CRC . this may be due to a Observed) power failure or a total utility interruption via OnStar and charging will begin later. None Three audible chirps Charge port door is open.10/3/16 238 Driving and Operating Charging Status Sound Action/Reason Indicator Short Flashing Green Four audible chirps Insufficient time to fully charge by departure (From one to four time due to the selected rate preference. None (Upon Plug-in) None Charge cord connection should be checked. Yellow CSI Indication If connection is good./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Repeated chirps will stop if power is restored within 90 seconds. See Delayed Charging Override 0 235.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

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To disable this feature, see “Charge A portable charge cord used to Important Information about
Power Loss Alert” in Energy charge the vehicle high voltage Portable Electric Vehicle Charging
Information 0 131. battery is stored under the load floor . Charging an electric vehicle can
To stop this alert, do one of the in the rear cargo area. stress a building’s electrical
following: system more than a typical
. Unplug the charge cord. household appliance.
. Before plugging into any
. Press K on the RKE transmitter. electrical outlet, have a qualified
. Press and hold 7 on the RKE electrician inspect and verify the
electrical system (electrical
transmitter, then press again to
outlet, wiring, junctions, and
stop the panic alarm.
protection devices) for
. Press the horn pad. heavy-duty service at a 12 amp
continuous load.
Charge Cord . Electrical outlets may wear out
IMPORTANT SAFETY with normal usage or may be
INSTRUCTIONS damaged over time, making
1. Wall Plug
them unsuitable for electric
2. Status Indicators vehicle charging.
3. Vehicle Plug
4. Release Button . Check the electrical outlet/plug
while charging and discontinue
use if the electrical outlet/plug is
hot, then have the electrical
outlet serviced by a qualified
This symbol indicates risk of electrician.
electrical shock if misused.
See Radio Frequency Statement
0 336.

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. When outdoors, plug into an
electrical outlet that is Danger (Continued) Warning (Continued)
weatherproof while in use.
. Do not use an electrical . Never leave children
. Mount the charge cord to reduce outlet that is not properly unattended near the vehicle
strain on the electrical grounded. while the vehicle is charging
outlet/plug. and never allow children to
. Do not use an electrical
. Do not place the charge cord in outlet that is on a circuit with play with the charge cord.
a position where it is expected to other electrical loads. . If the plug provided does
be submerged in water. not fit the electrical outlet,
do not modify the plug.
{ Danger { Warning
Arrange for a qualified
electrician to inspect the
Improper use of portable electric electrical outlet.
vehicle charge cords may cause When using electric products,
basic precautions should always . Do not put fingers into the
a fire, electrical shock, or burns, electric vehicle connector.
and may result in damage to be followed, including the
property, serious injury, or death. following:
. Do not use extension cords, . Read all the safety warnings
multi-outlet power strips, and instructions before
splitters, grounding using this product. Failure to
adaptors, surge protectors, follow the warnings and the
or similar devices. instructions may result in
electric shock, fire, and/or
. Do not use an electrical serious injury.
outlet that is worn or
(Continued)
damaged, or will not hold
the plug firmly in place.
(Continued)

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Charge Cord Status Indicators
{ Warning Warning (Continued)
After plugging in the charge cord, it
. To reduce the risk of fire, . Do not use this product if will perform a quick self test.
installations shall comply the enclosure or the vehicle Verify the charge cord status.
with the requirements of plug is broken, cracked,
When the O indicator is lit solid
National Electric Code, open, or shows any other
ANSI/NFPA 70 (USA), indication of damage. green, the charge cord is ready to
Canadian Electrical Code charge the vehicle.
. The plug must be plugged
CSA 22.1 and IEC 60364 – into an appropriate electrical The charge cord utilizes a
Electrical installations in outlet that is properly combination of the O and P
buildings, depending on the installed in accordance with indicators to display the status of
region in which the unit is all local codes and the charge cord per the following
being installed. The installer ordinances. Do not modify table.
shall comply with any the plug provided with the
additional local product. If the plug does not
requirements mandated by fit the electrical outlet, have
the country and/or a proper electrical outlet
municipality. installed by a qualified
. Do not use this product if electrician. If ground is
the flexible power cord or missing, the charge cord
the electric vehicle cable is indicators will indicate an
frayed, has broken electrical system fault and
insulation, or shows any the vehicle may not charge.
other signs of damage.
. For Canada only: Not for
use in commercial garages.
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O P Symbol Fault/Condition/Event

O ( No Faults: The charge cord is receiving power from the
@
Solid Green Off (No Light) electrical outlet and is ready to supply it to the vehicle.

Electrical Outlet/Plug Fault: The charge cord has detected
that the electrical outlet/plug overheated. Electrical outlets
may wear out with normal usage or may be damaged over
time, making them unsuitable for electric vehicle charging.
n O
Rpb Do not use an electrical outlet that is worn, damaged, or one
Flashing Green Solid Red
that will not hold the plug firmly in place. Use another
electrical outlet or have the electrical outlet serviced by a
qualified electrician. Reset the charge cord by unplugging
the charge cord from the electrical outlet and re-plugging it.
Electrical System Fault: The charge cord has detected a
missing or improper ground within the building's electrical
( O
R o system. Do not use an electrical outlet that is not properly
Off (No Light) Solid Red
grounded. Use another electrical outlet or have a qualified
electrician inspect and verify the building's electrical system.

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O P Symbol Fault/Condition/Event

Vehicle Fault: The charge cord ground-fault circuit interrupter
(GFCI) has tripped. Ensure that there is no physical damage
to the charge cord, and that the vehicle plug is seated
( n
Rb completely and making a good connection. Reset the charge
Off (No Light) Flashing Red
cord by unplugging it from the electrical outlet and
re-plugging it. If the fault remains, see an authorized dealer
for service.
Charge Cord Fault: The charge cord has detected a potential
O n problem with the charge cord. Reset the charge cord by
Rm
Solid Green Flashing Red unplugging it from the electrical outlet and re-plugging it.
If the fault remains, see an authorized dealer for service.

If no status indicators are lit, ensure
the electrical outlet is powered. { Warning Warning (Continued)
Charge Limit Selection Using a charge level that exceeds lowest charge level if the
the electrical circuit or electrical electrical circuit or electrical outlet
Charge level selection can be made
outlet capacity may start a fire or capacity is not known.
using the Charge Mode tab on the
Charging screen on the infotainment damage the electrical circuit. Use
display. See “Charge Limit the lowest charge level until a
Grounding Instructions
Selection” under Programmable qualified electrician inspects the
Charging 0 124. electrical circuit capacity. Use the The charge circuit must be
grounded. If this charge circuit
(Continued)
should malfunction or break down,
grounding provides a path of least

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resistance for electric current to Mounting Instructions
reduce the risk of electric shock.
This product is equipped with a cord
that has an equipment grounding
conductor and a grounding plug.
The plug must be plugged into an
appropriate outlet that is properly
installed and grounded in
accordance with all local codes and
ordinances.

{ Warning
3. Mark and drill the mounting
Improper connection of the
holes in a wall stud or suitable
charge cord ground may cause structure. Stay away from any
1. Identify an appropriate location
electrical shock. Check with a power source.
for the charge cord.
qualified electrician if there is
doubt as to whether the charge 2. Locate a mounting support, Space the holes 18.7 cm
circuit is properly grounded. Do such as a wall stud. (7 3/8 in) apart.
not modify the plug provided with The appropriate height for 4. Install the mounting screws in
the product. If it will not fit the mounting the charge cord is the wall surface leaving the
electrical outlet, have a proper 91 cm (36 in) from the floor. head of the screws 5 mm
electrical outlet installed by a (3/16 in) from the surface.
qualified electrician.

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Lock Feature When electrical grid power is
completely blocked, the vehicle will
delay charging until the utility
interruption has expired. The vehicle
should be left plugged in so that the
vehicle can automatically begin
charging.
Changing the charge mode to
Immediate or performing a delayed
charging override will not disable a
utility interruption.
A lock can be added to the vehicle
plug for additional security. A pop-up will appear in the
5. Securely mount the charge infotainment display while starting
cord on to the screws. FCC Information the vehicle following any utility
6. Connect the wall plug to the interruption. See “Charging
See Radio Frequency Statement
electrical outlet. Interrupted or Overridden Pop-Up”
0 336. under Programmable Charging
7. Connect the vehicle plug to the 0 124.
charge port. Utility Interruption of
A message will display on the
Charging instrument cluster indicating that a
This vehicle will respond to requests utility interruption has occurred.
through the utility company to limit
or completely block electrical power Charging Station
grid usage. This feature is inactive Troubleshooting
during DC charging. A utility If the vehicle does not charge after
interruption of charging will lengthen being plugged in to a residential
the vehicle charge time. 240-volt charging station:
1. Verify that the charge mode is
set to Immediate.

. IEC 61851-22 Information the indicator light on the charge . such as a public station.2017 . and intended to tow a trailer. Verify that the charging . IEC 62196-3 4. IEC 62196-1 Indicators” in Charge Cord . IEC 61851-1 General Towing 3. If the vehicle charges with the portable charge cord. IEC 62196-2 0 239. charging equipment that complies with one or more of the following: . Only charge the This vehicle is capable of being vehicle from utility supplied charged with most standard vehicle power. connect it to the vehicle.CRC . IEC 61851-23 The vehicle is neither designed nor cord is solid green. Try to charge minimum circuit capacity of the vehicle with a different 120 volts and 15 amps. SAE J2847-2 been tripped./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . there . ISO 15118 may be a problem with the The portable charge cord requires a charging station. If both attempts charge the vehicle. Plug the portable charge cord into the wall outlet. . 240-volt charging station. This may Electrical Requirements cause damage to the vehicle's for Battery Charging charging system. See . Caution contact the charging station Do not use portable or stationary manufacturer. IEC 61851-24 “Charge Cord Status . backup generating equipment to charge the vehicle. SAE J1772 station’s circuit breaker has not Trailer Towing . verify that .10/3/16 246 Driving and Operating 2.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

outlet or spread across all three is Such devices may also access 200 watts or 15 amps. Exceeding 200 watts or 15 amps may cause information stored in the vehicle’s erratic vehicle operation. see Servicing the Airbag-Equipped damage the vehicle or cause Add-On Electrical components to not work and Vehicle 0 79 and Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle Equipment would not be covered by the 0 79. systems. Light 0 118. .S. it aftermarket fleet or should only be connected using the driver-behavior tracking device — accessory power outlets.CRC .10/3/16 Driving and Operating 247 Conversions and Caution The vehicle has an airbag system. The Data Link Connector (DLC) is used for vehicle service and Emission Inspection/Maintenance Add-on equipment can drain the testing. The may interfere with vehicle maximum power that can be systems./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . vehicle warranty. A device connected to the DLC — such as an When adding electrical equipment. This could affect vehicle supplied by one accessory power operation and cause a crash. Before attempting to add anything Add-Ons Some electrical equipment can electrical to the vehicle. See Service Vehicle Soon vehicle's 12-volt battery. even if the vehicle is not operating.2017 . Always check { Warning with your dealer before adding electrical equipment.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276 General Information Tire Pressure Monitor Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2017 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286 Washer Fluid . . . . . . . . . . . .10/3/16 248 Vehicle Care Vehicle Care Bulb Replacement Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 281 License Plate Lamp . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 Block . . . . 282 Vehicle Checks Electrical System Buying New Tires . . . . . . 272 Headlamp Aiming . . . . 284 Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 Compressor Kit . . . . . . . . . . . 270 Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273 Tire Terminology and Halogen Bulbs . . 295 Tire Sidewall Labeling . 270 Wiper Blade Replacement . . . . . 261 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256 Wheels and Tires Tire Chains . . . . . . . . . . . 249 Tire Rotation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CRC . . . . . 271 Storing the Tire Sealant and Headlamp Aiming Self-Sealing Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . 254 Block . . 277 LED Lighting . . . . . 263 Wheels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 Compressor Kit . . . . . . . . .S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 Uniform Tire Quality Underhood Compartment Underhood Compartment Fuse Grading . . . . . . . . . 257 If a Tire Goes Flat . . . . . . . . 268 Wheel Replacement . . 287 Brake Fluid . . . . . . . . .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . and Back-Up California Perchlorate Tire Inspection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262 Materials Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 262 California Proposition Tire Pressure Monitor Taillamps. . . . . . 249 System . 262 Accessories and When It Is Time for New Replacement Bulbs . . . . 261 Tire Designations . 249 Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 Modifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273 High Intensity Discharge (HID) Tire Pressure . . . . . 251 Electrical System Overload . . . . . . . 262 General Information . . . . . . . . . . 286 Cooling System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289 Winter Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 Wiring . . . 250 Tires . . . . . 65 Warning . Turn Signal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281 Lamps . . . . . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . . . . . . . .North America . . . . . . . . . . 255 Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . 278 Stoplamps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288 Tires . . . . . 283 Doing Your Own High Voltage Devices and Different Size Tires and Service Work . . . . . . . . . 264 Wheel Alignment and Tire Overview . . . . . . 257 Tire Sealant and All-Season Tires . . . 261 Definitions . . . . . . . . . 253 Instrument Panel Fuse Balance . . . . . . . . . . .

. WARNING: Most motor vehicles. . . . may contain perchlorate materials. . . . . . . 295 For service and parts needs. . . . . . . such as airbag initiators. . . . . . . . . .2017 . as well as many of its service parts and fluids. 299 and supported service people. . . . .CRC . . many fluids. . . . . . . . . . You will receive other reproductive harm. . . . . . . 305 0 295. . . .North America 0 257 Exterior Care . . . . Many parts Towing the Vehicle genuine GM parts and GM-trained and systems. and lithium batteries contained in Remote Keyless Entry transmitters. . some component wear by-products Recreational Vehicle contain and/or emit these Towing . . .S. . .gov/hazardouswaste/ perchlorate. . ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . . .North known to the State of California to America . . . and Towing the Vehicle . including this one. . .ca. . . 299 Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: chemicals. . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor Mats . . . . . . . .North America Interior Care . 308 California Perchlorate Materials Requirements Certain types of automotive applications. . . . . safety belt pretensioners. . . . . Special handling may be necessary. . . . see 65 Warning www. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. California Proposition For additional information. .10/3/16 Vehicle Care 249 Jump Starting General Information contain and/or emit chemicals Jump Starting . . . visit cause cancer and birth defects or your dealer. . 301 and Jump Starting . Appearance Care See Battery . . . .dtsc.

high voltage battery components by the vehicle warranty./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . High voltage components are identified by labels. trained dealer technician with the caused by modifying vehicle height proper knowledge and tools. burns. traction control. affected parts. These accessories or dealer to accessorize the vehicle if you try to do your own service modifications could even cause using genuine GM Accessories work. (Continued) . ride and vehicle warranty and may affect remaining warranty coverage for { Warning handling. is Service Work can affect vehicle performance and not covered under the terms of the safety. stability. should only be performed by a Also. Exposure to high voltage can cause shock. outside of factory settings will not be covered by the vehicle warranty. take apart.2017 . including such things as airbags. and even death. and GM Accessories are designed to on high voltage battery electronic systems like antilock complement and function with other components. and stability systems on the vehicle.10/3/16 250 Vehicle Care Accessories and Damage to vehicle components Vehicle Checks resulting from modifications or the Modifications installation or use of non-GM Adding non-dealer accessories or certified parts. You can be injured brakes. Service and repair of these malfunction or damage not covered installed by a dealer technician. The high voltage components in the vehicle can only be serviced by technicians with special training. Never try to do your own service aerodynamics. braking. see Adding Equipment to the Damage to suspension components Airbag-Equipped Vehicle 0 79. open. durability. including control Doing Your Own making modifications to the vehicle module or software modifications. Do not remove. emissions systems.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. See your and the vehicle can be damaged control.S.CRC .

CRC . This vehicle has an airbag system. your vehicle if you do not have and list the mileage and the date of the proper knowledge. cut. It is below the instrument panel outboard of It can be dangerous to work on Keep a record with all parts receipts the steering wheel. See manual. To order the orange covering./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. or parts. Before attempting to do your own 1. about how to service the vehicle High voltage cable or wiring has than this manual can. use the proper service manual. It tells you much more To open the hood: or modify these components.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 251 Warning (Continued) If doing some of your own service Hood work. Pull the release handle with { Warning service work. Always Maintenance Records 0 318.2017 . proper service manual. or modify high Publications Ordering Information voltage cable or wiring.S. tools. see Service tamper with. service any service work performed. Do not probe. follow owner’s manual procedures and consult the service manual for your vehicle before doing any service work. see Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle 0 79. . 0 335. this symbol.

. Go to the front of the vehicle 3. Repeat the process if necessary. 2. and locate the secondary hood prop rod from its retainer release lever under the front above the radiator support. lift the hood to relieve pressure on the hood prop.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Push the Place the prop rod securely above the vehicle and release secondary hood release lever into the slot in the hood. Then. it so it fully latches. check that all filler caps are properly installed.S. Lift the hood and release the prevent hood damage. 3.CRC . Remove the hood prop from the slot in the hood and return it to its retainer above the radiator support. Lower the hood 20 cm (8 in) center of the hood. Before closing the hood. Check to to the right to disengage./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 .10/3/16 252 Vehicle Care To close the hood: 1. The prop rod must lock into place when returning it to the retainer to 2. make sure the hood is firmly closed.

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system turns on the air conditioning pressure caps. APM. Windshield Washer Fluid Cooling System reached. Single Power Inverter Module Reservoir. Underhood Compartment Fuse temperature range. See Module temperature. . If the Pressure Caps Block. See Cooling System The following explains the cooling (SPIM). and Charger 4. systems and how to check coolant Module (APM). During vehicle operation and also The cabin heating coolant is cooled during charging. See Cooling System 0 254. 0 254. the electric cooling fan Brake Fluid 0 257. Brake Fluid Reservoir. Accessory Power kept below a maximum temperature. 8. APM (Accessory Power module are cooled using a separate . . Module Module). and Charger If the temperature rises above this 6. It is not necessary to regularly voltage heater. a problem.10/3/16 254 Vehicle Care 1. OBCM (On-Board coolant loop. located outside the check coolant unless a leak is battery on a cradle. See Battery . Battery. Cabin Heating Coolant suspected or an unusual noise is Reservoir. Charging Module). Underhood temperature rises above this The hybrid cooling system Compartment Fuse Block temperature.2017 . 7. High Voltage Battery Coolant repaired by your dealer. battery cells in the vehicle are kept within a normal operating Hybrid Cooling System 9.North America 0 257./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Single Power Inverter Module Module). heats the 2. High Voltage Battery The SPIM. If the temperature falls Reservoir. SPIM.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. A coolant loss could indicate is reached. . a high 0 255. Module (APM). See Cooling System coolant until the correct temperature heard. Cabin Heating will turn on to cool the coolant.S. Have it inspected and 3. and Charger High Voltage Battery Cabin Heating Module Coolant Reservoir. APM. The coolant should compressor and cools the coolant only be serviced by a qualified until the correct temperature is technician. and charger 5. HPDM (High Power Distribution levels. See Washer Fluid below this temperature. the high voltage using a separate coolant loop. Accessory Power 0 254. These modules are (SPIM). the battery cooling reservoirs have tamper resistant 0 264.CRC .

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Checking Coolant 1. Park on a level surface and Adding Washer Fluid
turn vehicle off.
The coolant needs to be replaced at
the appropriate interval. See 2. After the system has
Maintenance Schedule 0 311. completely cooled, check that
the coolant level is at the
The coolant reservoirs are in the
COLD fill mark on the reservoir.
underhood compartment. See
Underhood Compartment Overview 3. If coolant level is not visible or
0 253. needs to be adjusted within the
reservoirs, contact your dealer. Open the cap with the washer
symbol on it. Add washer fluid until
the tank is full. See Underhood
Washer Fluid Compartment Overview 0 253 for
What to Use reservoir location.
When windshield washer fluid is
needed, be sure to read the Caution
manufacturer's instructions before . Do not use washer fluid that
use. If operating the vehicle in an contains any type of water
area where the temperature may fall repellent coating. This can
below freezing, use a fluid that has cause the wiper blades to
sufficient protection against chatter or skip.
freezing.
. Do not use engine coolant
1. Cabin Heating Coolant (antifreeze) in the
Reservoir windshield washer. It can
2. High Voltage Battery damage the windshield
Coolant Reservoir washer system and paint.
3. SPIM, APM, and Charger (Continued)
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be heard all the time when the evenly tighten wheel nuts in the
Caution (Continued) vehicle is moving, except when proper sequence to torque
applying the brake pedal firmly. specifications. See Capacities and
. Do not mix water with Specifications 0 320.
ready-to-use washer fluid.
Water can cause the { Warning Brake pads should be replaced as
solution to freeze and complete sets.
The brake wear warning sound
damage the washer fluid
tank and other parts of the means that soon the brakes will Brake Pedal Travel
washer system. not work well. That could lead to See your dealer if the brake pedal
a crash. When the brake wear does not return to normal height,
. When using concentrated warning sound is heard, have the or if there is a rapid increase in
washer fluid, follow the vehicle serviced. pedal travel. This could be a sign
manufacturer instructions for
that brake service may be required.
adding water.
. Fill the washer fluid tank Replacing Brake System Parts
only three-quarters full when Caution Always replace brake system parts
it is very cold. This allows with new, approved replacement
Continuing to drive with worn-out
for fluid expansion if parts. If this is not done, the brakes
freezing occurs, which could brake pads could result in costly
brake repair. may not work properly. The braking
damage the tank if it is performance expected can change
completely full. in many other ways if the wrong
Some driving conditions or climates replacement brake parts are
can cause a brake squeal when the installed or if parts are improperly
Brakes brakes are first applied or lightly installed.
Disc brake pads have built-in wear applied. This does not mean
indicators that make a high-pitched something is wrong with the brakes.
warning sound when the brake pads Properly torqued wheel nuts are
are worn and new pads are needed. necessary to help prevent brake
The sound can come and go or can pulsation. When tires are rotated,
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Brake Fluid . A fluid leak in the brake What to Add
hydraulic system. Have the Use only GM approved DOT 3
brake hydraulic system fixed. brake fluid from a clean, sealed
With a leak, the brakes will not container. See Recommended
work well. Fluids and Lubricants 0 316.
Always clean the brake fluid
reservoir cap and the area around
the cap before removing it.
{ Warning
The brake master cylinder reservoir Do not top off the brake fluid. The wrong or contaminated brake
is filled with GM approved DOT 3 Adding fluid does not correct a leak. fluid could result in damage to the
brake fluid as indicated on the If fluid is added when the linings are brake system. This could result in
reservoir cap. See Underhood worn, there will be too much fluid the loss of braking leading to a
Compartment Overview 0 253 for when new brake linings are possible injury. Always use the
the location of the reservoir. installed. Add or remove fluid, as proper GM approved brake fluid.
Checking Brake Fluid necessary, only when work is done
on the brake hydraulic system.
With the vehicle in P (Park) on a
level surface, the brake fluid level When the brake fluid falls to a low Caution
should be between the minimum level, the brake warning light comes
and maximum marks on the brake on. See Brake System Warning If brake fluid is spilled on the
fluid reservoir. Light 0 118. vehicle's painted surfaces, the
Brake fluid absorbs water over time paint finish can be damaged.
There are only two reasons why the Immediately wash off any painted
brake fluid level in the reservoir may which degrades the effectiveness of
the brake fluid. Replace brake fluid surface.
go down:
at the specified intervals to prevent
. Normal brake lining wear. When increased stopping distance. See
new linings are installed, the Maintenance Schedule 0 311. Battery - North America
fluid level goes back up. The original equipment battery is
maintenance free. Do not remove
the cap and do not add fluid.

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This vehicle has a high voltage If the vehicle is in a crash, the for the next drive. This is important
battery and a standard 12-volt sensing system may shut down the when outside temperatures are
battery. high voltage system. When this extremely hot or cold.
occurs, the high voltage battery is Propulsion power may be reduced
{ Warning disconnected and the vehicle will
not start. The SERVICE VEHICLE
in extremely cold temperatures, or if
the high voltage battery is too cold.
Damage to the high voltage SOON message in the Driver BATTERY TOO COLD, PLUG IN
battery or high voltage system Information Center (DIC) will be TO WARM will display. See Battery
can create a risk of electric shock, displayed. Before the vehicle can be and Charging Messages 0 135.
overheating, or fire. operated again, it must be serviced
at your dealer. A vehicle cover, which can reduce
If the vehicle is damaged from a sun loading on the vehicle and
moderate to severe crash, flood, See “If a Crash Occurs” under improve high voltage battery life, is
fire, or other event, the vehicle Collision Damage Repair 0 333 for available from your dealer.
should be inspected as soon as additional information. If an airbag
has inflated, see What Will You See Refer to the replacement number
possible. Until the vehicle has shown on the original battery label
after an Airbag Inflates? 0 73.
been inspected, store it outside at when a new 12-volt battery is
least 15 m (50 ft) from any Only a trained service technician needed. The vehicle has an
structure or anything that can with the proper knowledge and tools Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) 12-volt
burn. Ventilate the vehicle by should inspect, test, or replace the battery. Installation of a standard
opening a window or a door. high voltage battery. See your 12-volt battery will result in reduced
dealer if either the 12-volt or high 12-volt battery life.
Contact Customer Assistance as voltage battery needs service. The
soon as possible to determine dealer has information on how to When using a 12-volt battery
whether an inspection is needed. recycle the high voltage battery. charger on the 12-volt AGM battery,
See Customer Assistance Offices There is also information available some chargers have an AGM
0 325. at http://www.recyclemybattery.com. battery setting on the charger.
If available, use the AGM setting on
Keep the vehicle plugged in, even the charger, to limit charge voltage
when fully charged, to keep the high to 14.8 volts.
voltage battery temperature ready

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Up to Four Weeks
{ Warning . Plug in the charge cord.
Caution (Continued)
WARNING: Battery posts, Four Weeks to 12 Months incorrect type of trickle charger.
terminals, and related An AGM/VRLA-compatible
accessories contain lead and lead . Discharge the high voltage charger must be used, with the
compounds, chemicals known to battery until two or three bars appropriate setting selected.
the State of California to cause remain on the battery range Follow the trickle charger
cancer and birth defects or other indicator (Battery symbol) on the manufacturer instructions.
instrument cluster.
reproductive harm. Batteries also
contain other chemicals known to . Do not plug in the charge cord.
After the battery cable is
the State of California to cause . Remove the black negative (−) reconnected, it is possible that the
cancer. WASH HANDS AFTER cable from the 12-volt battery vehicle may not operate. If this
HANDLING. and attach a trickle charger to happens, the high voltage battery
See California Proposition the battery terminals or keep the may need to be charged.
65 Warning 0 249. 12-volt battery cables connected
and trickle charge from the Wiper Blade Replacement
underhood remote positive (+)
Vehicle Storage and negative (−) terminals. See Front Wiper Blade
Jump Starting - North America Replacement
{ Warning 0 295 for the location of these
terminals.
Windshield wiper blades should be
inspected for wear and cracking.
Batteries have acid that can burn See the Maintenance Schedule
you and gas that can explode. Caution 0 311.
You can be badly hurt if you are
not careful. See Jump Starting - The vehicle is equipped with an Replacement blades come in
North America 0 295 for tips on AGM/VRLA 12-volt battery, which different types and are removed in
working around a battery without can be damaged by using the different ways. For proper type and
getting hurt. length, see Maintenance
(Continued) Replacement Parts 0 317.

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To remove the cover:
Caution
Allowing the wiper arm to touch
the windshield when no wiper
blade is installed could damage
the windshield. Any damage that
occurs would not be covered by
the vehicle warranty. Do not allow
the wiper arm to touch the 1. Slide a plastic tool under the
windshield. cover and push upward to
unsnap.

To replace the windshield wiper 2. Slide the cover toward the
2. Press the button in the middle
blade: wiper blade tip to unhook it
of the wiper arm connector,
from the blade assembly.
1. Pull the windshield wiper and pull the wiper blade away
assembly away from the from the arm connector. 3. Remove the cover.
windshield. 3. Remove the wiper blade. 4. After wiper blade replacement,
ensure that the cover hook
4. Reverse Steps 1–3 for wiper
slides into the slot in the blade
blade replacement.
assembly.
Rear Wiper Blade Replacement 5. Snap the cover down to
The rear wiper blade and wiper arm secure.
have a cover for protection. The To replace the wiper blade:
cover must be removed before the
wiper blade can be replaced. 1. Lift the wiper arm away from
the windshield.

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Headlamp Aiming Bulb Replacement
Headlamp aim has been preset and For the proper type of replacement
should need no further adjustment. bulbs, see Replacement Bulbs
If the vehicle is damaged in a crash, 0 263.
the headlamp aim may be affected. For any bulb-changing procedure
If adjustment to the headlamps is not listed in this section, contact
necessary, see your dealer. your dealer.

2. Push the release lever (2) to Halogen Bulbs
disengage the hook and push
the wiper arm (1) out of the
blade assembly (3). { Warning
3. Push the new blade assembly Halogen bulbs have pressurized
securely on the wiper arm until gas inside and can burst if you
the release lever clicks into drop or scratch the bulb. You or
place. others could be injured. Be sure
4. Replace the wiper cover. to read and follow the instructions
on the bulb package.

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High Intensity Discharge Taillamps, Turn Signal, 2. Press the new bulb in and turn
clockwise to install the bulb
(HID) Lighting Stoplamps, and Back-Up into the socket.
Lamps 3. Turn the bulb socket clockwise
{ Warning to reinstall.
The High Intensity Discharge
(HID) lighting system operates at License Plate Lamp
a very high voltage. If you try to
service any of the system
components, you could be
seriously injured. Have your
dealer or a qualified technician
service them.

This vehicle has several HID lamps.
For replacement of any HID lighting
assembly, contact your dealer. 1. Back-up Lamp
2. Turn Signal Lamp
After an HID headlamp bulb has 3. Stoplamp/Taillamp
been replaced, the beam might be a
slightly different shade than it was To access the bulbs, reach up 1. Press the spring clip on the
originally. This is normal. behind the rear bumper. To replace right end of the lamp assembly
a back-up bulb, turn signal lamp, to the left to unlock the lamp
taillamp, or stoplamp: assembly.
LED Lighting
1. Turn the bulb socket 2. Pull down on the lamp
This vehicle has several LED lamps. assembly to remove it from the
counterclockwise and remove it
For replacement of any LED lighting from the socket. The lamps are fascia.
assembly, contact your dealer. in the rear bumper.

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Replacement Bulbs Electrical System
Bulb
Exterior Lamp
Number High Voltage Devices and
Back-Up Lamps 921 Wiring
License W5W LL
Plate Lamp { Warning
Rear Turn Signal WY21W Exposure to high voltage can
Lamps cause shock, burns, and even
Stoplamp/ 7440 death. The high voltage
Taillamps components in the vehicle can
4. Turn the bulb socket (1) only be serviced by technicians
counterclockwise to remove it For replacement bulbs not listed with special training.
from the lamp assembly (3). here, contact your dealer. High voltage components are
5. Pull the bulb (2) straight out of identified by labels. Do not
the bulb socket (1). remove, open, take apart,
6. Push the replacement bulb or modify these components.
straight into the bulb socket (1) High voltage cable or wiring has
and turn the bulb socket (1) orange covering or labels. Do not
clockwise to install it into the probe, tamper with, cut, or modify
lamp assembly (3). high voltage cable or wiring.
7. Reinstall the lamp assembly (3)
into the fascia by inserting the Electrical System
left side first.
Overload
8. Push the spring clip into place.
The vehicle has fuses and circuit
breakers to protect against an
electrical system overload.

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When the current electrical load is headlamp wiring checked right away Underhood Compartment
too heavy, the circuit breaker opens if the lamps go on and off or
and closes, protecting the circuit remain off.
Fuse Block
until the current load returns to
normal or the problem is fixed. This Windshield Wipers
greatly reduces the chance of circuit If the wiper motor overheats due to
overload and fire caused by heavy snow or ice, the windshield
electrical problems. wipers will stop until the motor cools
Fuses and circuit breakers protect and the wiper control is turned off.
the following in the vehicle: After removal of the blockage, the
wiper motor will restart when the
. Headlamp wiring control is then moved to the desired
. Windshield wiper motor operating position.
. Power windows and other power Although the circuit is protected
accessories from electrical overload, overload
due to heavy snow or ice, may
Replace a bad fuse with a new one cause wiper damage. Always clear To open the fuse block cover, press
of the identical size and rating. ice and heavy snow from the the clips at the side and back and
If there is a problem on the road and windshield before using the pull the cover up.
a fuse needs to be replaced, the windshield wipers.
same amperage fuse can be If the overload is caused by an Caution
borrowed. Choose some feature of electrical problem and not snow or
the vehicle that is not needed to use Spilling liquid on any electrical
ice, be sure to get it fixed. component on the vehicle may
and replace it as soon as possible.
damage it. Always keep the
Headlamp Wiring covers on any electrical
An electrical overload may cause component.
the lamps to go on and off, or in
some cases to remain off. Have the

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A fuse puller is in the underhood Fuses Usage Fuses Usage
compartment fuse block.
Front wiper motor 28 Auxiliary oil pump
The vehicle may not be equipped 13
driver Electric brake boost
with all of the fuses, relays, and 29
features shown. 14 Liftgate motor source
Fuses Usage Front wiper motor 30 Front power windows
15
co-driver In-panel bussed
1 – 31
Electronic brake electrical center
2 Power window rear
16 control module supply Rear window
3 – electronics 32
defogger
Rechargeable energy 17 Rear wiper
4 Heated exterior
storage system 1 33
18 Liftgate rearview mirror
5 –
19 Seat module front Pedestrian friendly
6 – 34
20 Washer alert function
Left high-beam 35 –
7 21 HID lamp
headlamp
22 Linear power module 36 –
Right high-beam
8 Electronic brake 37 Current sensor
headlamp
23 control module supply 38 Rain sensor
Left low-beam
9 motor 39 –
headlamp
24 Seat module rear Electric brake
Right low-beam 40
10 25 Powertrain boost (ECU)
headlamp
11 Horn Transmission range Power line
26
control module 41 communication
12 –
27 Aeroshutter module

CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 .10/3/16 Vehicle Care 267 Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Infant occupant 56 – Transmission range 42 72 sensing Power electronics control module 57 43 Window switch coolant pump Single power inverter 73 Rechargeable energy 58 Engine control module module 44 storage system Electric steering 74 – 59 Vehicle integration column lock 45 control module 60 HVAC electric heater Integrated chassis On-board charging 46 61 control module module Headlamp leveling Transmission range 47 62 device control module 1 Integrated chassis 63 Electric cooling fan 48 control module 64 Engine control module Interior rearview 49 65 Auxiliary heater pump mirror 50 – 66 Powertrain relay 51 Electric brake boost 67 Drive unit controller 52 Rear camera Rear window 68 defogger 53 Run/Crank relay Second run/Crank 54 A/C control module 69 relay Rechargeable energy 70 A/C control module 55 storage system coolant pump 71 – .S./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .

F15 Data link connector 2 Fuses Usage Single power inverter Video processing F16 F01 module 1 module F17 Body control module 6 Indicator light solar F02 F18 Body control module 5 sensor F03 Side blind zone alert F19 – Passive entry.2017 . passive F20 – F04 start F21 – Central gateway F22 – F05 module F23 USB F06 Body control module 4 Wireless charging F07 Body control module 3 F24 module F08 Body control module 2 Reflected LED alert F25 F09 Body control module 1 display Trailer interface F26 Heated steering wheel F10 module 1 F27 – F11 Amplifier F28 Instrument cluster 2 . insert the top Automatic parking tab first.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.CRC . then push the door back F14 assist into its original location./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 268 Vehicle Care Instrument Panel Fuse The instrument panel fuse block is Fuses Usage on the left side of the instrument Block panel.S. open F12 Body control module 8 the fuse panel door by pulling out. F13 Data link connector 1 To reinstall the door. To access the fuses.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 269 Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Fuses Usage Trailer interface F42 – F54 – F29 module 2 F43 Body control module 7 F55 Logistic Headlamp leveling Sensing and F56 – F30 F44 device diagnostic module F57 – F31 OnStar F45 Front camera module F58 Logistics relay F32 – Vehicle integration F46 F59 – Heating.CRC .S. control module F33 and air conditioning Accessory/Retained Single power inverter F60 module F47 accessory power relay module 2 F34 – Electric steering F48 F35 Instrument cluster 1 column lock Radio (Silverbox F49 Auxiliary jack F36 radio) Steering wheel F50 F37 – controls F38 – Steering wheel F51 F39 – controls backlighting F40 – Smartphone remote F52 function module F41 – F53 Auxiliary power outlet . ventilation./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .2017 .

See Vehicle Load replace them./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . tires to explode. authorized tire service information refer to the tire Tire pressure should be center should repair.S. Overloading the tires can Keep tires at the spinning may cause the cause overheating as a recommended pressure.10/3/16 270 Vehicle Care Wheels and Tires Warning (Continued) Warning (Continued) Tires . mud. Excessive . { Warning . Worn or old tires can flexing. There could be a cause a crash. The impacts with potholes.CRC .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. checked when the tires replace. All-Season Tires crash. dismount. . or broken by improperly used tires are (35 mph) on slippery a sudden impact — such surfaces such as snow. dangerous. This vehicle may come with Limits 0 197. manufacturer. mount the tires. These tires are (Continued) designed to provide good overall performance on most road surfaces . Improperly repaired tires information regarding the tire Check all tires frequently can cause a crash. Overinflated tires are . Do not spin the tires in more likely to be cut. Only warranty and where to get to maintain the the dealer or an service. etc. If the blowout and a serious tread is badly worn. excess of 56 km/h . For additional recommended pressure. etc. and are cold. (Continued) all-season tires. Poorly maintained and punctured. Underinflated tires pose . See resulting crash could curbs. result of too much . ice. as when hitting a pothole.2017 . the warranty manual for cause serious injury. Replace any tires that Every new GM vehicle has the same danger as have been damaged by high-quality tires made by a overloaded tires. leading tire manufacturer.

damage the tire. and shorter The tire may lose air pressure if the identified by the last two characters tread life. load range. W. Consider installing winter tire is inflated to the tires on the vehicle if frequent recommended pressure or have it driving on ice or snow covered immediately repaired or replaced. After changing to winter of this TPC code. To locate tires on snow or ice-covered roads. Use tires of the same brand and recommended pressure. Winter tires with the same speed Winter Tires rating as the original equipment tires may not be available for H. but they . These tires have a material With winter tires./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . never exceed the tire's self-sealing tire as this could traction on snow and ice-covered maximum speed capability. See your dealer . Pressure Monitor System indicates Consider installing winter tires on If using winter tires: the tire pressure is low. there may be inside that can seal punctures up to molded onto the sidewall. and facility immediately for inspection traction or performance as winter speed rating as the original and repair or replacement. Original for details regarding winter tire Self-Sealing Tires equipment tires designed to GM's availability and proper tire selection.25 in) in the tread area. Original decreased dry road traction. contact the winter driving conditions. See Winter Tires 0 271.2017 . the nearest GM servicing facility. Use only radial ply tires of the nearest authorized GM servicing may not offer the same level of same size. If the Tire be “MS. be alert for changes in vehicle puncture is too large. If winter equipped with winter tires. Winter tires with a lower speed rating are Do not drive on a deflated tires are designed for increased chosen. Y.” handling and braking. call GM Customer Assistance. see Buying New Tires 0 283. roads is expected. which will sidewall is damaged or the tread tires. specific tire performance criteria Also. If the tire is expected. inspect the the vehicle if frequent driving on tire for damage and inflate it to the snow or ice-covered roads is . equipment tires. equipment all-season tires can be 6 mm (0. recommended pressure. increased road noise. V. Caution This vehicle was not originally and ZR speed rated tires.CRC . Make sure the roads.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 271 and weather conditions. All-season tires provide tread type on all four wheel unable to maintain the adequate performance for most positions. This vehicle may have self-sealing have a TPC specification code tires.

S. replace with a self-sealing tire. The TIN is guidelines. Department of (6) Uniform Tire Quality Transportation Motor Vehicle Grading (UTQG) : Tire Safety Standards.CRC . GM's TPC specifications meet or tire size. manufacturers are required to Passenger (P-Metric) Tire Example DOT Tire Date of grade tires based on three (1) Tire Size : The tire size is a Manufacture : The last four performance factors: treadwear. digits represent the week ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. height. and temperature numbers used to define a manufactured date. code molded onto the sidewall. molded onto both sides of the (3) DOT (Department of tire. (2) TPC Spec (Tire of 0310. examples show a typical criteria have a TPC specification The TIN shows the passenger tire sidewall. the third because the vehicle does not come “Tire Size” illustration later in this week of the year 2010 would with a spare tire or tire changing section for more detail. See the the year. Department of Transportation (5) Tire Ply Material : The type (DOT) code indicates that the of cord and number of plies in tire is in compliance with the the sidewall and under the tread. and date the tire was exceed all federal safety manufactured.S. The first two particular tire's width. have a four-digit DOT date equipment. Tire Sidewall Labeling Performance Criteria (4) Tire Identification Number Specification) : Original (TIN) : The letters and numbers Useful information about a tire is equipment tires designed to following the DOT code are the molded into its sidewall.2017 . construction type. although only one side may Transportation) : The have the date of manufacture. For example. manufacturer and plant code.10/3/16 272 Vehicle Care When tire replacement is needed aspect ratio. and service description. combination of letters and digits of the TIN indicate the tire traction. U. The GM's specific tire performance Tire Identification Number (TIN). (01-52) and the last two digits.

rating is the maximum speed a support that load. and Rim Association. it would typical passenger vehicle outward on each square inch of mean that the tire's sidewall is tire size. (3) Aspect Ratio : A two-digit number that indicates the tire Tire Terminology and Tire Designations height-to-width measurements. and the letter B drive unit./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . if the tire size aspect ratio is 60. power windows. Some examples of diagonal or bias ply optional accessories are.S.CRC . Tire characters represent the load Grading 0 285. Air pressure is 60 percent as high as it is wide. the letter D means accessories. as shown in Air Pressure : The amount of The following is an example of a air inside the tire pressing item 3 of the illustration. index and speed rating of the (7) Maximum Cold Inflation (2) Tire Width : The three-digit tire.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. letter P as the first character in Aspect Ratio : The relationship the tire size means a passenger (5) Rim Diameter : Diameter of the wheel in inches. The load index represents Load Limit : Maximum load that number indicates the tire section the load carrying capacity a tire can be carried and the width in millimeters from is certified to carry. conditioning. code is used to indicate the type of ply construction in the tire. the tire. Definitions Tire Size For example. and air metric tire sizing system. of a tire's height to its width.2017 . expressed in kPa (kilopascal) (4) Construction Code : A letter or psi (pounds per square inch). . tire is certified to carry a load. For more information vehicle tire engineered to (6) Service Description : These see Uniform Tire Quality standards set by the U. The United States version of a means belted-bias ply power seats. electric (1) Passenger (P-Metric) Tire : construction.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 273 resistance. Accessory Weight : The The letter R means radial ply combined weight of optional construction. The speed maximum pressure needed to sidewall to sidewall.S. The construction.

but without The side of an asymmetrical tire. from driving. .2017 . optional equipment including the Rating. production plant. Rating for the rear axle. The maximum air pressure to measured in kPa (kilopascal) GAWR FRT : Gross Axle Weight Rating for the front axle. load rating for a tire at the Curb Weight : The weight of a maximum permissible inflation motor vehicle with standard and GVWR : Gross Vehicle Weight pressure for that tire. See Tire Pressure GAWR RR : Gross Axle Weight 0 276. an alphanumeric Load Index : An assigned alternate angles less than number ranging from 1 to 279 90 degrees to the centerline of designator which can also identify the tire manufacturer.CRC . The DOT code vehicles.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. brand. oil. steel wires wrapped by steel compliance with the U. the plies and the tread. that must always face outward may be made from steel or other DOT Markings : A code molded when mounted on a vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Cords passengers and cargo. Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire : A cords that hold the tire onto Department of Transportation tire used on light duty trucks and the rim. and Cold Tire Pressure : The date of production. Intended Outboard Sidewall : cords that is located between and coolant. See Maximum Load Rating : The Vehicle Load Limits 0 197.S. carrying capacity of a tire. molded onto the sidewall. Maximum Inflation Pressure : amount of air pressure in a tire. or psi (pounds per square inch) The maximum air pressure is before a tire has built up heat Vehicle Load Limits 0 197.S. in which the plies are laid at includes the Tire Identification Number (TIN). reinforcing materials. that corresponds to the load the tread. See which a cold tire can be inflated. into the sidewall of a tire Kilopascal (kPa) : The metric Bead : The tire bead contains signifying that the tire is in unit for air pressure. See Vehicle Load Limits 0 197. (DOT) Motor Vehicle Safety some multipurpose passenger Bias Ply Tire : A pneumatic tire Standards.10/3/16 274 Vehicle Care Belt : A rubber coated layer of maximum capacity of fuel.

Tread : The portion of a tire that production options weight. temperature. Recommended Inflation comes into contact with Normal Occupant Weight : The Pressure : Vehicle the road. See Vehicle shown on the tire placard. See Tire Pressure 0 276 and of a tire when only 1. manufacturers using higher or deeper than the same government testing procedures. side of an asymmetrical tire that extend to the beads are laid at UTQGS (Uniform Tire Quality has a particular side that faces 90 degrees to the centerline of Grading Standards) : A tire outward when mounted on a the tread. and white lettering. . speed at which a tire can operate. See Designated seating positions. number of occupants a vehicle manufacturer's recommended Treadwear Indicators : Narrow is designed to seat multiplied by tire inflation pressure as bands. (1/16 in) of tread remains./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . some light duty trucks and The amount of grip provided. and/or Sidewall : The portion of a tire determined by tire model name molding that is between the tread and the bead.6 mm Occupant Distribution : Vehicle Load Limits 0 197. sometimes called wear 68 kg (150 lbs). and multipurpose vehicles. alphanumeric code assigned to sidewall of the tire.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. weight. Radial Ply Tire : A pneumatic When It Is Time for New Tires Outward Facing Sidewall : The tire in which the ply cords that 0 282. See Uniform a tire indicating the maximum Tire Quality Grading 0 285. bears and upon which the tire beads tire's traction. information system that provides vehicle. Ratings are manufacturer. treadwear. accessory weight.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 275 Maximum Loaded Vehicle Passenger (P-Metric) Tire : A Traction : The friction between Weight : The sum of curb tire used on passenger cars and the tire and the road surface. bars. or bears are seated. brand. that show across the tread Load Limits 0 197.CRC . The side of the tire that Rim : A metal support for a tire consumers with ratings for a contains a whitewall. vehicle capacity weight.S.2017 . moldings on the other sidewall Speed Rating : An The ratings are molded into the of the tire.

lead to a blowout. See due to curb weight. Information Label” under Vehicle Load Limits 0 197. The Limits 0 197. permanently attached to a comfort. tires and the correct cold tire cargo load. with more weight than it was capacity weight and the original designed to carry. gauge to check the tire Tires need the correct amount of .S. that do not have enough air. Never load the vehicle vehicle showing the vehicle's . How the vehicle is loaded . cargo weight. Poor handling. occupant weight. Rough ride.10/3/16 276 Vehicle Care Vehicle Capacity Weight : The The Tire and Loading number of designated seating Caution Information label on the vehicle positions multiplied by Neither tire underinflation nor indicates the original equipment 68 kg (150 lbs) plus the rated overinflation is good. pressure./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . When to Check recommended inflation pressure.2017 .CRC . inflation pressure when the tires are cold. Poor handling. Check the tire road hazards. and Vehicle Load Limits 0 197. Proper tire inflation air pressure to operate cannot be determined by looking effectively. or tires inflation pressures. Premature or affects vehicle handling and ride Vehicle Placard : A label irregular wear. result in: How to Check . Use a good quality pocket-type Tire Pressure . See Vehicle Load Underinflated tires. or tires that Check the tires once a month See “Tire and Loading have too much air. recommended pressure is the Vehicle Maximum Load on the can result in: minimum air pressure needed to Tire : Load on an individual tire support the vehicle's maximum . Reduced battery-electric equipment tire size and range. Tire overloading and load carrying capacity. . accessory overheating which could weight. Unusual wear. Overinflated tires. can or more. meaning the vehicle .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. . Needless damage from at the tire.

(If your vehicle has pressure. TPMS sensors vehicle has been equipped with a system is not operating properly. transmit tire pressure readings to a also reduces fuel efficiency and tire receiver located in the vehicle. no the air pressure in your tires and lead to tire failure. tread life. of your tires is significantly under-inflated. Use inflation pressure for those tires.CRC . you pressure telltale. even if under-inflation has the tire gauge./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . tires of a different size than the size not reached the level to trigger indicated on the vehicle placard or illumination of the TPMS low tire Put the valve caps back on the tire inflation pressure label. vehicle's handling and stopping Each tire. The TPMS sensors monitor causes the tire to overheat and can Loading Information label. and inflate them If the cold tire inflation pressure (TPMS) uses radio and sensor to the proper pressure. The Tire Pressure Monitor System soon as possible. Driving on a matches the recommended technology to check tire pressure significantly under-inflated tire pressure on the Tire and levels. your indicator to indicate when the vehicle by GM. and may affect the If the inflation pressure is low. valve stems to keep out dirt and should determine the proper tire moisture and prevent leaks.S. you gauge firmly onto the valve to should stop and check your tires as get the pressure measurement. press the inflation pressure recommended substitute for proper tire on the metal stem in the center by the vehicle manufacturer on the maintenance. Remove the valve cap from the tire valve stem. should be checked ability. pressure is reached. when the low tire System pressure telltale illuminates. Under-inflation further adjustment is necessary. and it is the driver's of the tire valve to release air. tire pressure monitoring system The TPMS malfunction indicator is .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. including the spare (if add air until the recommended provided).10/3/16 Vehicle Care 277 has not been driven for at least could be damaged and would (TPMS) that illuminates a low tire three hours or no more than not be covered by the vehicle pressure telltale when one or more 1.) Your vehicle has also been only valve caps designed for the equipped with a TPMS malfunction As an added safety feature. If the monthly when cold and inflated to Please note that the TPMS is not a inflation pressure in high.2017 .6 km (1 mi). Press the tire Tire Pressure Monitor Accordingly. vehicle placard or tire inflation responsibility to maintain correct tire Re-check the tire pressure with pressure label. warranty.

stop pressure. The low When the malfunction indicator is mounted onto each tire and wheel tire pressure warning light and the illuminated.CRC . Using the of reasons. including the installation DIC. excluding the spare tire DIC warning message come on at and wheel assembly./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . viewed. See Radio Frequency Statement 0 336. TPMS until the tires are inflated to the malfunctions may occur for a variety the tires and transmits the tire pressure readings to a receiver correct inflation pressure. The TPMS able to detect or signal low tire sensors monitor the air pressure in each ignition cycle using POWER O pressure as intended. This sequence will continue upon The TPMS is designed to warn the A message to check the pressure in subsequent vehicle start-ups as driver when a low tire pressure a specific tire displays in the Driver long as the malfunction exists. located on the instrument cluster. This properly. the TPMS illuminates could be an early indicator that the the low tire pressure warning light air pressure is getting low and See Tire Pressure Monitor needs to be inflated to the proper Operation 0 278.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S. condition exists. Limits 0 197. and displays see Driver Information Always check the TPMS malfunction Center (DIC) 0 133. TPMS sensors are Information Center (DIC). When the system detects a tires to the recommended pressure malfunction.2017 . the system may not be assembly. Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). telltale after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to The low tire pressure warning light ensure that the replacement or may come on in cool weather when alternate tires and wheels allow the the vehicle is first started.10/3/16 278 Vehicle Care combined with the low tire pressure Tire Pressure Monitor as soon as possible and inflate the telltale. and then TPMS to continue to function When a low tire pressure condition turn off as the vehicle is driven. is detected. . For additional information wheels on the vehicle that prevent and details about the DIC operation the TPMS from functioning properly. tire pressure levels can be of replacement or alternate tires or located in the vehicle. If the warning light comes on. the telltale will flash for Operation shown on the Tire and Loading approximately one minute and then This vehicle may have a Tire Information label. See Vehicle Load remain continuously illuminated.

and its location. Replacement tires or wheels do available through your dealer or replaced with the spare tire. TPMS sensor damage cycle using POWER O until the TPMS sensors are installed and caused by using an incorrect tire problem is corrected. the successfully completing the 0 270. See Tire Inspection are missing or inoperable.S. Caution cycle using POWER O. See Vehicle Load Compressor Kit 0 289 for successfully. A DIC . use a GM-approved liquid tire light and DIC message should shows the size of the original sealant.2017 . Always use only come on are: your dealer for service. the GM approved tire sealant ./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The not match the original equipment included in the vehicle. The malfunction label. Tires and wheels . Some of the the sensor matching process is sealant is not covered by the conditions that can cause these to performed successfully.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 279 A Tire and Loading Information Factory-installed Tire Inflator Kits TPMS sensor. Tire Rotation 0 281 and Tires system detects a malfunction. section. A non-approved tire malfunction light and DIC warning malfunction light and the DIC sealant could damage the TPMS message come on at each ignition message should go off when the sensors. The the same. for an example of the information regarding the inflator kit Matching Process” later in this Tire and Loading Information label materials and instructions. The TPMS sensor matching Pressure 0 276. The missing or damaged. attached to your vehicle.CRC . TPMS Malfunction Light and Message process was not done or not The TPMS can warn about a completed successfully after low tire pressure condition but it The TPMS will not function properly rotating the tires. Using non-approved tire go off after the road tire is equipment tires and the correct sealants could damage the TPMS replaced and the sensor inflation pressure for the tires when sensors. See “TPMS Sensor Limits 0 197. See Tire Sealant and matching process is performed they are cold. One or more TPMS sensors are Tire sealant materials are not all warning message also displays. spare tire does not have a tires or wheels. One of the road tires has been . The does not replace normal tire if one or more of the TPMS sensors malfunction light and the DIC maintenance. See vehicle warranty.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. When the message should go off after 0 281. Also see Tire . See about one minute and then stays on "TPMS Sensor Matching for the remainder of the ignition Process" later in this section. low tire warning light flashes for sensor matching process.

and driver side rear. There are two minutes to match the signal the receiver is in relearn TPMS Sensor Matching first tire/wheel position./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . properly it cannot detect or signal a Sensor Activation Tool at low tire condition.2017 . using a TPMS The info pages on the DIC can New Tires 0 283. should also be performed after 2. Each TPMS sensor has a unique identification code. 0 201.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Use the DIC controls on the TPMS could cause the TPMS See your dealer for service or to right side of the steering wheel sensors to malfunction. or call 1-800-GM TOOLS light and DIC message comes on (1-800-468-6657). The identification longer. Press POWER O to start the A horn chirp confirms that the replacing a spare tire with a road vehicle.CRC .S. Then press the button to 1. A TPMS to scroll to the Tire Pressure relearn tool can also be purchased. message should go off at the next . near the valve more of the TPMS sensors. passenger Information Center (DIC) 0 133. See Power Button sensor identification code has tire containing the TPMS sensor. in the following be turned on and off through . See Driver being near facilities using radio passenger side front tire.10/3/16 280 Vehicle Care other than those recommended ignition cycle using POWER O. and mode and the TIRE Process five minutes overall to match all four LEARNING ACTIVE message tire/wheel positions. Start with the driver side code needs to be matched to a new and must be restarted. wave frequencies similar to the side rear tire. Place the relearn tool against vehicle’s tires or replacing one or process is: the tire sidewall. See Buying wheel positions. the matching process stops 6. Set the parking brake. screen under the DIC If the TPMS is not functioning See Tire Pressure Monitor info page. TPMS sensor matching process activate the TPMS sensor. relearn tool. the Settings menu. 4.gmtoolsandequipment. The stem. 3. been matched to this tire and The malfunction light and the DIC wheel position. If it takes displays on the DIC screen.com 5. Press and hold V in the center for service if the TPMS malfunction of the DIC controls. tire/wheel position after rotating the The TPMS sensor matching 7. Make sure the Tire Pressure could prevent the TPMS from The sensors are matched to the tire/ info page option is turned on. See your dealer www. front tire. Operating electronic devices or order: driver side front tire. The horn sounds twice to and stays on. purchase a relearn tool. functioning properly.

for signs of wear or damage at Tires are rotated to achieve a least once a month. recommended air pressure Replacement 0 286. . and repeat the procedure in Step 7. Proceed to the passenger side rear tire. The 10. See When It Is Time deep enough to show cord or for New Tires 0 282 and Wheel 12. Set all four tires to the fabric. or split. and repeat the procedure Replace the tire if: first rotation is the most in Step 7.S. There is cord or fabric as possible. rotate the tires as soon tire.CRC . We recommend that the tires.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Turn the vehicle off. The TIRE LEARNING rubber. check the wheel 11. be inspected Maintenance Schedule 0 311. cracked. check for proper tire matching process is no longer showing through the tire's inflation pressure. cut./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . procedure in Step 7. The horn sounds two . and check for active. . bulge. cut.2017 . level as indicated on the Tire . See 9. and the TPMS sensor . . uniform wear for all tires. Tires should be rotated every including the spare tire.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 281 8. times to indicate the sensor identification code has been more places around the tire Anytime unusual wear is matched to the driver side rear can be seen. and Loading Information label. Proceed to the passenger side Tire Inspection Tire Rotation front tire. or other damage that cannot be repaired well because of the size or location of the damage. noticed. damaged tires or wheels. and repeat the vehicle has one. if the 12 000 km (7. Proceed to the driver side rear tire. The tire has a bump. If the ACTIVE message on the DIC unusual wear continues after the display screen goes off. The tire has a puncture. The indicators at three or important. or snagged alignment. The tread or sidewall is rotation.500 mi).

or on the parts to which it is fastened. vehicle loading. use tire rotation. Factors such as maintenance. or rust build-up. In an emergency. wheel nuts or bolts. See Tire Pressure mounting surface or on the Monitor Operation 0 278. and road conditions { Warning affect the wear rate of the tires.CRC . Vehicle Load Limits 0 197./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . can make wheel nuts become loose after time.6 mm (1/16 in) See Tire Pressure 0 276 and tire rotation to prevent corrosion or less of tread remaining.2017 . See “Wheel Tires Nut Torque” under Capacities and Specifications 0 320. the recommended inflation Treadwear indicators are one way to pressure on the Tire and Lightly coat the center of the tell when it is time for new tires. Loading Information label after wheel hub with wheel bearing Treadwear indicators appear when the tires have been rotated. Reset the Tire Pressure Monitor System.10/3/16 282 Vehicle Care Check that all wheel nuts are When It Is Time for New properly tightened. . When Use this rotation pattern when changing a wheel.S. temperatures. do not include it in the towel can be used. grease after a wheel change or the tires have only 1. Do not get See Tire Inspection 0 281 and Tire grease on the flat wheel Rotation 0 281. remove any rotating the tires. The wheel could come off and cause an accident. rust or dirt from places where the If the vehicle has a compact wheel attaches to the vehicle. a scraper or wire brush later to Adjust the front and rear tires to remove all rust or dirt. driving speeds. a cloth or a paper spare tire. however. Rust or dirt on a wheel.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.

Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. slow aging. including the spare if tires have an all-season tread raise the vehicle to reduce the design.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 283 The rubber in tires ages over time. even if it is rubber. Park buying tires with the same TPC replaced at the same time. If the takes place. years. one side of the tire sidewall. the third week of Uniform tread depth on all tires the year 2010 would have a Motors Tire Performance Criteria will help to maintain the four-digit DOT date of 0310. clean If proper rotation and area away from direct sunlight to GM's exclusive TPC Spec maintenance have been done. regardless of tread wear. This area should be free system considers over a dozen all four tires should wear out at critical specifications that impact about the same time. GM recommends that at least a month. including brake system This also applies to the spare tire. substances that can deteriorate performance. See Tire Sidewall digits of the DOT Tire Identification Labeling 0 272. Multiple factors Parking for an extended period can pressure monitoring including temperatures. the TPC Spec number equipped. a vehicle that will be stored for at Spec rating. For example. remove the tires or tires. performance may be adversely Tires age when stored normally GM strongly recommends affected if all the tires are not mounted on a parked vehicle. be replaced after six weight from the tires.CRC . GM's TPC Spec conditions. The will be followed by MS for mud tire manufacture date is the last four Buying New Tires and snow. if the vehicle has one. or other vehicle. the tires in complete sets of four. When storing a vehicle for sidewall near the tire size. least a month in a cool. and tire never used. ride and handling. gasoline. for additional Number (TIN) which is molded into GM has developed and matched information. dry./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . See Tire the overall performance of the Rotation 0 281 for information . The first two digits represent the week GM recommends replacing worn original equipment tires installed (01–52) and the last two digits.2017 . and inflation pressure may result in vibrations while maintenance affect how fast aging number is molded onto the tire's driving. of grease. system rating. The specific tires for the vehicle. were designed to meet General year. Specification (TPC Spec) performance of the vehicle.S. When Vehicle Storage Braking and handling replacement tires are needed. traction control. loading cause flat spots on the tires that performance.

S. brakes. including its braking. a crash or other vehicle damage. and ZR speed rated tires. pressure monitoring system rating as the original equipment or types may cause loss of could give an inaccurate tires may not be available for H. Never exceed the winter tire's Use the correct size. using winter tires with a lower The Tire and Loading speed rating. Information label indicates the { Warning original equipment tires on the { Warning Using bias-ply tires on the vehicle. control of the vehicle. and if it is necessary to replace only { Warning construction (radial) as the one axle set of worn tires.2017 . Operation 0 278. Different Size Tires and could cause injury or death.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. resulting in low-pressure warning if non-TPC V. the wheels on the vehicle. load range. place Mixing tires of different sizes original tires. equipment wheels and tires. speed rating. If wheels or tires are installed that tire service center should Use only radial-ply tires with are a different size than the original mount or dismount the tires. vehicle performance. make electronic systems such as antilock sure they are the same size. brand. W. and See Tire Pressure Monitor maximum speed capability when type of tire on all four wheels. and resistance to rollover replaced with a tire that does not may be affected. If the vehicle tires must be stability. A tire and/or wheel could fail Wheels Only your dealer or authorized suddenly and cause a crash. If the vehicle has have a TPC Spec number. However. See Vehicle Load Limits Tires could explode during vehicle may cause the wheel 0 197./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . (other than those originally Vehicles that have a tire Winter tires with the same speed installed on the vehicle). traction . Spec rated tires are installed.10/3/16 284 Vehicle Care on proper tire rotation.CRC . ride and handling characteristics. improper service. rollover airbags. the new tires on the rear axle. Attempting rim flanges to develop cracks to mount or dismount a tire after many miles of driving. brands.

2017 . For example. Only use GM nominal rim diameters of Treadwear specific wheel and tire systems 10 to 12 inches (25 to 30 cm). For applies only to vehicles sold in example: { Warning the United States. temperature performance.S.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 285 control. traction. electronic stability control. the performance (NHTSA). upon the actual conditions of to the system developed by the their use. This compact spare tires. wear rate of the tire when tested While the tires available on under controlled conditions on a General Motors passenger cars specified government test See Buying New Tires 0 283 and and light trucks may vary with course. and sidewall between tread shoulder affected. increases the chance of a crash and serious injury. which grades tires by where applicable on the tire of these systems can also be treadwear./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . The Uniform Tire Quality Grading All Passenger Car Tires Must level of performance and safety if (UTQG) system does not apply Conform to Federal Safety tires not recommended for those to deep tread. The grades Treadwear 200 Traction AA If different sized wheels are used. however. tires with These Grades. are molded on the sidewalls of Temperature A there may not be an acceptable most passenger car tires. Traffic Safety Administration Quality grades can be found or All-Wheel Drive. and may United States National Highway depart significantly from the .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. This and maximum section width. The relative Grading Performance Criteria (TPC) performance of tires depends The following information relates standards. comparative rating based on the GM certified technician. they 0 250.CRC . Requirements In Addition To wheels are selected. graded 150 would wear one and must also conform to federal one-half (1½) times as well on safety requirements and the government course as a tire Uniform Tire Quality additional General Motors Tire graded 100. and or to some limited-production The treadwear grade is a have them properly installed by a tires. a tire Accessories and Modifications respect to these grades. developed for the vehicle. winter tires.

tests. cracked. and does not include temperature grade for this tire is acceleration. Excessive speed. conditions on a specified indoor The tires and wheels were aligned laboratory test wheel.CRC . A. If wheel nuts keep coming loading. service practices and ability to dissipate heat when Balance differences in road tested under controlled characteristics and climate. or badly rusted or Temperature underinflation. the wheel. established for a tire that is Wheel Replacement hydroplaning. is normal. and C. buildup and possible tire failure. If the vehicle is A represent higher levels of vibrating when driving on a smooth Warning: The traction grade performance on the laboratory road. or excessive corroded./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . are AA. B. from material of the tire to degenerate wheel alignment and tire balancing highest to lowest. Adjustments to The traction grades. representing the tire's resistance . overloaded. If the wheel leaks air. wheel bolts. A tire marked C may Standard No.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.10/3/16 286 Vehicle Care norm due to variations in driving to the generation of heat and its Wheel Alignment and Tire habits. Warning: The for proper diagnosis. Those grades represent excessive temperature can lead basis. Consider an alignment check the tire's ability to stop on wet to sudden tire failure. The grade if there is unusual tire wear or the pavement as measured under C corresponds to a level of vehicle is significantly pulling to one controlled conditions on performance which all side or the other. replace it. Some slight pull to specified government test passenger car tires must meet the left or right. characteristics. 109. and are not necessary on a regular and C. or peak traction properly inflated and not Replace any wheel that is bent.2017 . cornering. Sustained and balanced at the factory to Traction provide the longest tire life and best high temperature can cause the overall performance. and reduce tire life. either separately or in loose. See your dealer straight-ahead braking traction required by law. B.S. can cause heat wheel nuts should be replaced. or ruts. depending on the surfaces of asphalt and under the Federal Motor Safety crown of the road and/or other road concrete. (the highest). the tires and wheels may need assigned to this tire is based on test wheel than the minimum to be rebalanced. and The temperature grades are A combination. Grades B and surface variations such as troughs have poor traction performance.

wheel bolts./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . wheel bolts. causing wheel. bumper height. offset. . The area damaged by the Replace wheels. vehicle used on a vehicle without the diameter. avoid vehicle damage. There is Each new wheel should have the odometer calibration. Tire chains same load-carrying capacity. Tires can lose air. cooling. Your dealer will know the kind of The wrong wheel can also cause { Warning problems with bearing life. Always use the correct If traction devices are used. or wheel driven may be unknown. aim. chassis.CRC . speedometer or Do not use tire chains. and wheel them on the front tires. and tire or tire proper amount of clearance can mounted the same way as the one it chain clearance to the body and cause damage to the brakes. suspension. It could fail suddenly and cause a crash. replaces. wheel bolts. wheel tire chains could cause loss of nuts. width. System (TPMS) sensors with new GM original equipment parts.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 287 Some aluminum wheels can be Caution Tire Chains repaired.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S. Follow that wheels. nuts for replacement. or other vehicle parts. It could manufacturer's instructions. vehicle. drive slow affect the braking and handling of When replacing wheels. Use another type of traction { Warning device only if its manufacturer { Warning Replacing a wheel with a used recommends it for the vehicle's one is dangerous.2017 . install wheel. or Tire Pressure Monitor Used Replacement Wheels control and a crash. use a and readjust or remove the the vehicle. brake wheel that is needed. and be ground clearance. How it has tire size combination and road Using the wrong replacement been used or how far it has been conditions. new GM original equipment traction device if it contacts the and cause loss of control. a crash. Do not spin the wheels. headlamp not enough clearance. To nuts can be dangerous. See your dealer if any of these conditions exist.

2017 . it is the vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Set the parking brake firmly. vehicle does get a flat tire. only severely underinflated or flat. it is designed only for driven on while severely much more likely to leak out slowly. and then and wheel damage by driving slowly gently brake to a stop.S. changing a flat tire. or has a puncture larger may require the same correction as Flashers 0 151. appropriate safety equipment and permanent damage to the tire. Inspect the flat tire. well off the road. But if there is ever anything else. create a drag that pulls the vehicle use it for changing a flat tire. equipment. Turn on the hazard warning from the wheel. Have your dealer or an authorized toward that side. you or others could blowout and a serious crash.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Gently brake transmission in 1 (First) or See Self-Sealing Tires 0 271. maintain lane position.25 in). However. avoid further tire possible. has damaged curve. If it is used for underinflated or flat may cause a See Tires 0 270. if the 4. the tire is too used in a skid. severely damaged for the tire . If a jack that has been driven on while If a front tire fails. and the tire has been separated A rear blowout. than 6 mm (0. Driving on a flat tire will cause dangerous without the It is unusual for a tire to blow out. Turn off the ignition. here are a few tips about be badly injured or killed if the Never attempt to re-inflate a tire what to expect and what to do. If a jack is provided with Re-inflating a tire after it has been properly. especially if the tires are maintained training. Contact Roadside Assistance Lifting a vehicle and getting under { Warning it to do maintenance or repairs is for help. a blowout. See Hazard Warning sidewalls. If this vehicle has a tire sealant kit road. Take your foot off tire service center repair or the accelerator pedal and grip the replace the flat tire as soon as steering wheel firmly. if possible. Stop pressing the 2. Put an automatic transmission straighten the vehicle.10/3/16 288 Vehicle Care If a Tire Goes Flat accelerator pedal and steer to 3. tires to lose air. the flat tire will is provided with the vehicle. well off the road. acts much like a skid and flashers. or place to store a tire. Tread to a stop. well off the to a level place. tire changing { Warning 5. Steer to If a tire goes flat. very bumpy and noisy. particularly on a 1. if possible. If air goes out of a tire. vehicle slips off the jack. R (Reverse).CRC . punctures typically will not cause if possible. there is no spare tire. It may be in P (Park) or a manual This vehicle has self-sealing tires.

the tire to rupture and you or spare tire or tire changing The kit includes: others could be injured.S. It can also be used to inflate an underinflated tire.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 289 sealant and compressor kit to be If the tire has been separated from effective. Be sure equipment.CRC . Program 0 329. Sealant/Air Hose 3. Tire Sealant and strike someone. For vehicles with self-sealing tires. { Warning try to inflate the tire without sealant Storing the tire sealant and first. the tire is area of the tire. less than 6 mm (0.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. and on some vehicles to read and follow the tire sealant there may not be a place to store a tire. Base of Sealant Canister . In a sudden stop or sealant and compressor kit to be collision. loose equipment could effective. there may not be a instructions.25 in) in pressure. Sealant Canister Inlet Valve equipment in the passenger below.25 in) in the tread or has a large puncture. Store the tire See Roadside Assistance Program sealant and compressor kit in its 0 327 or Roadside Assistance Compressor Kit original location. cause injury. (Continued) 2. If the tire has a puncture Warning (Continued) the wheel./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . has damaged sidewalls.2017 . See “Using the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit without Sealant compressor kit or other to Inflate a Tire (Not Punctured)” 1. see Tire Sealant compartment of the vehicle could too severely damaged for the tire and Compressor Kit 0 289. Do not can be used to temporarily seal exceed the recommended punctures up to 6 mm (0. the tread area of the tire. { Warning If this vehicle has a tire sealant and Read and follow all of the tire sealant and compressor kit Overinflating a tire could cause compressor kit. and compressor kit instructions and inflate the tire to its The tire sealant and compressor recommended pressure.

Punctured Tire When using the tire sealant and compressor kit during cold temperatures. other important safety warnings. 2. The tire sealant canister (4) should be replaced before its expiration . Remove the air only hose (10) and the power plug (9) from the Using the Tire Sealant and bottom of the compressor.10/3/16 290 Vehicle Care 4. Place the compressor on the ground near the flat tire. the tire sealant Compressor Kit 0 295. avoid further tire 10.S. Remove the tire sealant 5. Slot on Top of Compressor dealer. Compressor Kit to Temporarily Seal and Inflate a 3. Pressure Gauge one tire. Pressure Deflation Button There is only enough sealant to seal Storing the Tire Sealant and 8. Power Plug If a tire goes flat. Air Only Hose and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Turn on the hazard Tire Sealant warning flashers. from its storage location.2017 .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. 4. until tight. After usage. have penetrated the tire. canister must be replaced. 9. Tire Sealant Canister date. See Hazard Read and follow the safe handling Warning Flashers 0 151. warm the kit in a heated environment for five minutes. This will help to inflate the tire faster.CRC . See 7. Attach the air only hose (10) to the sealant canister inlet Check the tire sealant expiration Do not remove any objects that valve (1) by turning it clockwise date on the tire sealant canister. instructions on the label adhered to See If a Tire Goes Flat 0 288 for the tire sealant canister (4). On/Off Button canisters are available at your local canister (4) and compressor 6. Replacement tire sealant 1.

Slide the base of the tire 7. See Tire cigarette lighter. pressure will quickly drop and 8. The pressure gauge (8) will initially show a high pressure while the compressor pushes 5. dispersed into the tire. Remove the valve stem cap If the vehicle has an accessory gauge (8). The pressure gauge (8) may Do not pinch the power plug read higher than the actual tire cord in the door or window. use the Pressure 0 276.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Once sealant canister (3) into the slot to the tire valve stem by turning the sealant is completely on the top of the compressor it clockwise until tight. the (6) to hold it upright.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 291 9. is positioned close to the vehicle.2017 . Plug the power plug (9) into the start to rise again as the tire Make sure the tire valve stem accessory power outlet in the inflates with air only. cigarette lighter.CRC . Start the vehicle. The vehicle must be running while using the air compressor. on the Tire and Loading If the vehicle only has a Information label. do not use the inflation pressure can be found counterclockwise. Inflate the tire to the reach it. 11. cigarette lighter. See Power Outlets 0 109. pressure while the compressor .S. Press the on/off button (5) to turn the tire sealant and compressor kit on. The compressor will inject sealant and air into the tire. Unplug all items from ground so the hose will other accessory power outlets. The recommended from the flat tire by turning it power outlet. recommended inflation pressure using the pressure 6. Attach the sealant/air hose (2) the sealant into the tire./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 10.

If the recommended pressure cannot be reached after 13. Turn the compressor off sealant is distributed in the tire. The tire is too severely 14. be turned on/off until the Step 12. Stop at a safe location and The tire is not sealed and will canister inlet valve (1) to check the tire pressure.CRC . Unplug the power plug (9) from approximately 25 minutes.S. Remove the power plug from 15. Turn the sealant/air hose (2) pressure. See Roadside is repaired or replaced. from the tire sealant canister 22. remove the damaged and the tire sealant and counterclockwise to remove it maximum speed label from the compressor kit cannot inflate the from the tire valve stem. 19. Steps 13–21 must and power plug (9) back to reading. Turn the air only hose (10) original storage location in the 0 329. canister (4) from the slot on top Assistance Program 0 327 or of the compressor (6).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. compressor kit off.10/3/16 292 Vehicle Care is on. 21. to the recommended inflation farther. counterclockwise to remove it vehicle. Remove the tire sealant the tire valve. sealant canister and place it in tire. If the flat tire was able to inflate vehicle should not be driven the vehicle. Immediately drive the vehicle 12. Return the air only hose (10) to get an accurate pressure Therefore. The compressor may be done immediately after their original storage location. 8 km (5 mi) to distribute the turn the tire sealant and sealant in the tire./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . to Steps 1–10 under “Using the vehicle is driven and the . Turn the sealant/air hose (2) clockwise onto the sealant 23. the the accessory power outlet in 20. Be careful while handling the tire sealant and compressor kit Caution as it could be warm after usage.2017 . Return the equipment to its Roadside Assistance Program 17. correct pressure is reached. Press the on/off button (5) to inlet valve (1). 18. Replace the tire valve a highly visible location. Do not exceed the speed on unscrew the inflating hose from this label until the damaged tire 16. Refer continue to leak air until the prevent sealant leakage. the accessory power outlet and stem cap.

Sealant/Air Hose 1. sealant canister (4) at a local See If a Tire Goes Flat 0 288 for dealer or in accordance with other important safety warnings. Remove the compressor from 26. or vehicle. If the tire pressure has not dropped more than 68 kPa (10 psi) from the recommended 9. avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly 24. On/Off Button Compressor Kit 0 295. Wipe off any sealant from the to a level place. Sealant Canister Inlet Valve local state codes and practices.2017 . Turn on the hazard wheel. 4. See available from your dealer.S. Air Only Hose tire to the recommended inflation pressure. 1. Pressure Gauge If the tire pressure has fallen vehicle to an authorized dealer more than 68 kPa (10 psi) to have the tire replaced. Pressure Deflation Button Tire (Not Punctured). Punctured) See Roadside Assistance The kit includes: Program 0 327 or Roadside Assistance Program 0 329. Power Plug inflation pressure./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Tire Sealant Canister Storing the Tire Sealant and 5.” compressor kit. Replace it with a new canister 3. After temporarily sealing a tire 6.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Base of Sealant Canister its storage location. take the 8. tire.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 293 Tire Sealant and Compressor 27. Dispose of the used tire Warning Flashers 0 151. Slot on Top of Compressor Kit without Sealant to Inflate a using the tire sealant and 7. inflate the 10.CRC . See Hazard 25. If a tire goes flat. The tire is too Sealant to Inflate a Tire (Not severely damaged and the tire sealant cannot seal the tire. warning flashers. stop driving Compressor Kit without the vehicle. 2. . below the recommended Using the Tire Sealant and inflation pressure.

inflation pressure can be found 0 329. Attach the air only hose (10) to pressure using the pressure Assistance Program 0 327 or the tire valve stem by turning it gauge (8). See Tire vehicle.10/3/16 294 Vehicle Care 2. Place the compressor on the must be running while using cannot be reached after ground near the flat tire. Remove the power plug from from the flat tire by turning it the accessory power outlet and 9. Turn the compressor off compressor as it could be cigarette lighter. recommended inflation the tire valve. The vehicle If the recommended pressure 3. Remove the valve stem cap tire with air only. Unplug the power plug (9) from be turned on/off until the cigarette lighter. do not use the is on. The compressor will inflate the compressor kit cannot inflate the 4. Unplug all items from Pressure 0 276. 6.CRC . 7. See Roadside 5. cigarette lighter.S.2017 . to get an accurate pressure warm after usage. Press the on/off button (5) to vehicle should not be driven is positioned close to the turn the tire sealant and farther. The pressure gauge (8) may turn the tire sealant and See Power Outlets 0 109. The tire is too severely ground so the hose will compressor kit on. tire. reading./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . 10. The compressor may If the vehicle only has a 11. Caution bottom of the compressor. . Press the on/off button (5) to other accessory power outlets. approximately 25 minutes. the air compressor. Plug the power plug (9) into the on the Tire and Loading accessory power outlet in the Information label. Inflate the tire to the unscrew the inflating hose from counterclockwise. Start the vehicle. read higher than the actual tire compressor kit off. the Make sure the tire valve stem 8. damaged and the tire sealant and reach it. The recommended Roadside Assistance Program clockwise until tight. Remove the air only hose (10) Do not pinch the power plug and the power plug (9) from the cord in the door or window. use the the accessory power outlet in correct pressure is reached. the vehicle.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. If the vehicle has an accessory pressure while the compressor Be careful while handling the power outlet.

Return the equipment to its If the 12-volt battery has run down. or damage to the vehicle could To access the tire sealant and compressor kit: result. Personal injury. Return the air only hose (10) For more information about the and power plug (9) back to vehicle battery. etc. America 14. Remove the tire sealant do it safely. 15.North their original storage location. reverse the steps. See Liftgate 0 46. 1. America 0 257. 2. death. Be sure to use the following steps to The tire sealant and compressor kit 3.2017 . balls. The high voltage battery cannot be jump started either with Storing the Tire Sealant another vehicle or battery and Compressor Kit charger. the compressor. Open the liftgate. original storage location in the try to use another vehicle and some vehicle. Jump Starting . has accessory adapters located in a canister (1) and the compartment on the bottom of its compressor (2).Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. jumper cables to start your vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .S. housing that can be used to inflate To store the tire sealant canister and { Warning air mattresses. Remove the load floor. see Battery .North 13. .10/3/16 Vehicle Care 295 12.CRC . Turn the air only hose (10) Jump Starting counterclockwise to remove it from the tire valve stem. Replace the tire valve stem cap.

accessories contain lead and lead If you do not follow these steps compounds. They contain gas that can explode or ignite.10/3/16 296 Vehicle Care { Warning Warning (Continued) WARNING: Battery posts. some or all of these the State of California to cause things can hurt you. cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. vehicle warranty./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . They can be dangerous because: . Ignoring these steps could result in costly damage to the vehicle Terminal See California Proposition that would not be covered by the The jump start positive terminal is 65 Warning 0 249. WASH HANDS AFTER Discharged Battery Positive HANDLING. Batteries also contain other chemicals known to the State of California to cause Caution cancer. (Continued) . Batteries can hurt you. .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. They contain enough terminals. will not work. chemicals known to exactly. and it could damage { Warning the vehicle. Trying to start on the discharged battery on the the vehicle by pushing or pulling it driver side of the vehicle.CRC . . and related electricity to burn you.2017 .S. They contain acid that can burn you.

clothing and tools Park 0 204. negative ground for jump starting. Check the other vehicle. Turn off all ground. Turn the vehicle off. when the propulsion system is not point is a stud on a bracket located 3. except the hazard has a 12-volt system with a warning flashers if needed. both vehicles can be lights and accessories in both damaged. they could be damaged. (Continued) (Continued) . If the other vehicle does not have a 12-volt system with a negative 4. warranty./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . People have been hurt doing this. Discharged Battery Negative { Warning Terminal 2. Position the two vehicles so An electric fan can start up even The jump start negative grounding that they are not touching.S.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.CRC . Set the parking brake and shift operating and can injure you. jump start negative terminal are on Caution the battery of the vehicle providing the jump start. Only use a vehicle that vehicles. Open the cover to be covered by the vehicle cause battery gas to explode. near the Accessory Power into P (Park). See Shifting Into Module (APM).2017 . turn off or unplug all accessories on Caution either vehicle when jump starting. expose the terminal. If any accessories are left on or The positive jump start connection plugged in during the jump { Warning for the discharged battery is under a starting procedure. The repairs would not Using a match near a battery can trim cover. Whenever possible.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 297 1. Keep hands. away from any underhood The jump start positive terminal and electric fan. It must have a 12-volt battery Caution (Continued) with a negative ground system.

black negative (–) cable to the { Warning negative (–) grounding point for Jumper Cable Removal the discharged battery. flush negative (–) cable to the jumper cables in the correct order. If you accidentally get it in 7. dead battery. . The repairs would not be good battery. the place with water and get negative (–) terminal of the making sure that the cables do medical help immediately. 6. Do not get it on vehicle. Keep your hands away from battery. you. not touch each other or other 8.CRC . Try to start the vehicle with the system is operating. Connect one end of the red Warning (Continued) positive (+) cable to the Caution positive (+) terminal on the and some have been blinded. Connect one end of the black Always connect and remove the your eyes or on your skin. Connect the other end of the wrong order./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. Start the vehicle with the good removing the jumper cables. moving parts once the propulsion 10. electrical shorting red positive (+) cable to the may occur and damage the Battery fluid contains acid that positive (+) terminal of the can burn you. it probably needs service. If the jumper cables are Use a flashlight if you need more connected or removed in the light. 9. covered by the vehicle warranty. Connect the other end of the metal.2017 . If it will not start after a few tries. good battery.10/3/16 298 Vehicle Care 5. Fans or other moving propulsion Reverse the sequence exactly when system parts can injure you badly.S. discharged battery.

Does the vehicle have the proper towing equipment? See Use only a flatbed tow truck for towing a disabled vehicle. secure the vehicle. The two most common types vehicle for a long trip.2017 . Never Recreational Vehicle your dealer or trailering Towing professional for additional advice use a sling type lift or damage will and equipment occur. Use the vehicle onto a flatbed car carrier towed? Some vehicles have from a flat road surface. Dinghy towing is towing the vehicle with all four wheels on the ground. Dolly towing is towing the vehicle with two wheels on the ground and two wheels up on a device known as a dolly.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 299 Towing the Vehicle Caution Here are some important things to consider before recreational vehicle towing: Caution Improper use of the tow eye can cause vehicle damage. Do not use restrictions on how far and how proper straps around the tires to the tow eye to pull the vehicle from long they can tow. If the vehicle is equipped with tow . approach angles if necessary. What is the towing capacity of Incorrectly towing a disabled caution and low speeds to the towing vehicle? Be sure to vehicle may cause damage. Use . towed? Just as preparing the home. towing the vehicle behind another A towed vehicle should have its .S. snow. read the tow vehicle damage would not be covered by manufacturer's the vehicle warranty. . Use ramps to help reduce Recreational vehicle towing means recommendations. The prevent damage to the vehicle. make sure Consult a professional towing of recreational vehicle towing are the vehicle is prepared to be service if the disabled vehicle must known as dinghy towing and dolly towed. towing. . be towed.CRC . mud or sand. only use the tow eye to pull the suspension components.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. recommendations. How far will the vehicle be Do not lash or hook to eye. Is the vehicle ready to be vehicle – such as behind a motor drive wheels off the ground./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .

wheels on a dolly. To tow the vehicle with two wheels on the ground and a dolly: 1.10/3/16 300 Vehicle Care Dolly Towing Caution Caution Use of a shield mounted in front If the vehicle is towed with all four of the vehicle grille could restrict wheels on the ground. Put the front wheels on a dolly.CRC . See wheels on the ground and the front “Dolly Towing” following. warranty. The repairs would not would not be covered by the be covered by the vehicle vehicle warranty. 2. The repairs damaged.S. Put the shift lever in P (Park). If the vehicle must be Tow the vehicle with the two rear towed. the airflow and cause damage to the drivetrain components could be electric drive unit. If using a shield.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. 3. Do not tow the vehicle only use one that attaches to the with all four wheels on the towing vehicle./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . a dolly should be used. Secure the vehicle to the dolly.2017 . Dinghy Towing The vehicle was not designed to be towed with all four wheels on the ground. . ground.

S./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Use a de-icing agent only when absolutely necessary. acidic. Caution Washing the Vehicle Avoid using high-pressure To preserve the vehicle's finish. Also.200 psi) can result could damage it. it would not be covered by the vehicle Do not power wash any warranty. or abrasive cleaning agents as they can damage the vehicle's paint. Use sunlight. Never have the vehicle towed from the rear. washes closer than 30 cm (12 in) Caution wash it often and out of direct to the surface of the vehicle. Approved cleaning component under the hood that products can be obtained from has this e symbol. and Locks appropriate disposal of any Locks are lubricated at the factory. . vehicle care product. of power washers exceeding Towing the vehicle from the rear 8. necessary safety precautions.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.2017 . vehicle warranty. repairs Caution in damage or removal of paint would not be covered by the Do not use petroleum-based.CRC .274 kPa (1. Follow all manufacturer directions regarding This could cause damage that would not be covered by the (Continued) vehicle warranty. or plastic Caution parts.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 301 Appearance Care Caution (Continued) Exterior Care correct product usage. and have the locks greased after using. If damage occurs. and decals. metal. your dealer.

before residue from the paint finish./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . If they products. Be sure the molding is cool to Finish Care the touch before applying any Machine compounding or cleaning solution. If painted surfaces approved for aluminum or may damage it. ice damage the moldings. or flat paint vehicle are aluminum or stainless chamois or an all-cotton towel to as damage can occur. polishing should be done to remove bright metal moldings can result Rinse the vehicle well. be damaged or interfere with the car Occasional hand waxing or mild Failure to clean and protect the wash equipment. . Wash . See in a hazy white finish or pitting. melting agents. vinyl. uncoated plastic. the vehicle as soon as possible. Foreign materials such as clearcoat paint finish on the calcium chloride and other salts. covered by the vehicle warranty. clean decals. if equipped. rubber. must be off. can To keep the paint finish looking new. The bright metal moldings on the Dry the finish with a soft. steel. manufacturer’s instructions. painted surfaces to remove foreign Caution Remove any accessories that may matter. washing and after. Application of aftermarket clearcoat aggressive polishing on a sealant/wax materials is not . Use a cleaning solution basecoat/clearcoat paint finish recommended. Always dilute a concentrated sap. chemicals from cleaner according to the industrial chimneys. see your dealer to stainless steel. Use only are damaged.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. etc.CRC . damage the vehicle's finish if they keep the vehicle garaged or covered whenever possible.10/3/16 302 Vehicle Care If using an automatic car wash.2017 . To prevent damage always avoid surface scratches and water follow these cleaning instructions: spotting. use non-abrasive Moldings windshield wiper and rear window cleaners that are marked safe for wiper. Some cleaners non-abrasive waxes and polishes have the damage assessed and are highly acidic or contain that are made for a basecoat/ alkaline substances and can repaired. tree . Do not use chrome cleaners.S. are allowed to dry on the surface. Caution .. vehicle. simulated wood. The If necessary. to remove all your dealer for approved cleaning This damage would not be cleaning agents completely. road oil and tar. remain on painted surfaces. Do not apply waxes or polishes to they could stain. Protecting Exterior Bright Metal follow the car wash instructions. bird droppings.

decals and stripes. . and Use only lukewarm or cold water. Wash the windshield Stripes thoroughly when cleaning the Failure to clean lamps properly blades./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Lubricate weatherstrips at . between the hood and windshield. Washer fluids and other cleaning least once a year.2017 . Clean low Apply Dielectric silicone grease on lamp covers: gloss stripes with soap and weatherstrips to make them last . sap. and some have a UV protective Using wax on low gloss black snow. Decals. Hot.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. emblems. sand. and a car washing soap cover that would not be covered treatments may cause wiper to clean exterior lamps. fuels. can be removed by rubbing with a or other harsh cleaners.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 303 . seal better. clean cloth. and Caution detergent.CRC . alcohols. Ice scrapers or other hard items. worn or damaged. salt. Do not use cleaners that are not . lenses. application. when washing the vehicle. due to excessive Clean rubber blades using a lint-free and extend the molding finish. heat generated. Do not clean or wipe them finish stripes can increase the while they are dry. cloth or paper towel soaked with Cleaning Exterior Lamps/ windshield washer fluid or a mild Lenses. Damage can be Caution caused by extreme dusty Lamp covers are made of plastic. Solvents.S. longer. rubber material on painted surfaces . Use a nonabrasive wax on the covers while the lamps are with glass cleaner. a can cause damage to the lamp a buildup of vehicle wash/wax soft cloth. Windshield and Wiper Blades intended for automotive use. streaking. road grime. vehicle after washing to protect illuminated. gloss level and create a Weatherstrips Do not use any of the following on non-uniform finish. Aftermarket appearance caps or Clean the outside of the windshield . water only. and not stick or squeak. sun. conditions. heat. Emblems. Abrasive or caustic agents. by the vehicle warranty. . and ice. dry climates agents in higher concentrations Air Intakes may require more frequent than suggested by the Clear debris from the air intakes. Black marks from manufacturer. Bugs. coating. Follow instructions under "Washing the Replace the wiper blades if they are Vehicle" previously in this section.

These disc brake pads for wear and rotors chlorides are used on roads for for surface condition. steel Chrome wheels and other chrome and the repairs would not be charge port door. clean towel. leaks. calcium. surfaces on the vehicle. Caution suspension. Applying silicone grease (Continued) . Inspect drum Using petroleum-based tire conditions such as ice and dust. and chassis components for damaged. Also./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) .10/3/16 304 Vehicle Care Tires Brake System Caution (Continued) Use a stiff brush with tire cleaner to Visually inspect brake lines and clean the tires. Damage could occur hood hinges. with magnesium. When applying a tire Chassis Components dressing. Inspect power steering for proper Use a soft. never Visually check constant velocity joint water. liftgate hinges. may damage the paint finish and/ soap and water after exposure. Steering. or cleaners that contain attachment. least once a year. Suspension. are plastic. cracks. on roads that have been sprayed hoses for proper hook-up. soap and water to clean the wheels. Inspect all other brake parts. unless the components vehicle is not washed after driving covered by the vehicle warranty. or Chrome abrasive polishes.2017 . always wipe off any overspray from all painted Visually inspect steering. cracks. binding. brushes. connections. clean cloth with mild brushes. loose. Inspect Caution or sodium chloride. acid on aluminum or leaks. chafing.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. etc. A wax may then be applied. dry with a soft. chrome-plated wheels through an Body Component Lubrication Caution automatic car wash that uses silicone carbide tire cleaning Lubricate all key lock cylinders. Use only approved cleaners. chafing.S. binding.CRC . etc. chemicals. cleaners. After rinsing thoroughly with clean chrome-plated wheels. and power assist trim may be damaged if the step hinges. brake linings/shoes for wear or dressing products on the vehicle Always wash the chrome with cracks. drive a vehicle with aluminum or boots and axle seals for leaks. and or tires. do not or missing parts or signs of wear at Wheels and Trim — Aluminum use strong soaps. To avoid surface damage.

make sure the body To prevent dirt particle abrasions. seal damage can be corrected in your for the surfaces being cleaned to better. Take care to thoroughly discolorations. scratches with touch-up materials degreasers.CRC . Apply all cleaners directly to the cleaning Underbody Maintenance Chemical Paint Spotting cloth. read and underbody. repair shop applies anti-corrosion . Never use a razor or any other Immediately remove any soils. dealer's body and paint shop. . surface.Chevrolet Bolt EV Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U. proper ventilation. Sheet Metal Damage If the vehicle is damaged and Interior Care To prevent damage. and not stick or squeak. immediately remove pressure. available from your dealer to avoid use approximately 20 drops per 3./Canada/Mexico- 10122739) . Remove use plain water to flush any and attack painted vehicle surfaces cleaners quickly. Finish Damage hand lotions. Never rub any surface protection while maintaining the dust from knobs and crevices on the instrument cluster. corrosive materials from the causing blotchy. and insect . ring-shaped Before using cleaners. Never use a brush with stiff Original manufacturer replacement bristles.8 L (1 gal) of water. sunscreen. See “Finish Care” open the doors and windows to get previously in this section. Do not spray cleaners on any At least twice a year.S. spring and fall. irregular follow all safety instructions on the clean any areas where mud and dark spots etched into the paint label. . do not clean requires sheet metal repair or the interior using the following replacement. Airborne pollutants can fall upon switches or controls. Use a soft bristle brush to remove parts will provide the corrosion . Larger areas of finish Use cleaners specifically designed will make them last longer. Do not use laundry detergents or repellent from all interior surfaces or dishwashing soaps with Quickly repair minor chips and permanent damage may result. transfer color to the vehicle’s interior.10/3/16 Vehicle Care 305 on weatherstrips with a clean cloth corrosion. cleaners or techniques: regularly clean the vehicle's interior. protection. For liquid cleaners.2017 . While cleaning the interior. prevent permanent damage. material to parts repaired or sharp object to remove soil from replaced to restore corrosion Newspapers or dark garments can any interior surface. other debris can collect. Using a mild aggressively or with too much vehicle warranty. soap solution. and small.

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