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Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual: Hill and Mountain Roads

Driving on steep hills or through mountains is different than driving on flat or rolling terrain. Tips for driving in these conditions include:

Warning

Using the brakes to slow the vehicle on a long downhill slope can cause brake overheating, can reduce brake performance, and could result in a loss of braking. Shift the transmission to a lower gear to let the engine assist the brakes on a steep downhill slope.

Warning

Coasting downhill in N (Neutral) or with the ignition off is dangerous. This can cause overheating of the brakes and loss of steering. Always have the engine running and the vehicle in gear.

Highway Hypnosis
Always be alert and pay attention to your surroundings while driving. If you become tired or sleepy, find a safe place to park the vehicle and rest. Other driving tips include: Keep the vehicle ...

Winter Driving
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Other materials:

Interior Care
To prevent dirt particle abrasions, regularly clean the vehicle's interior. Immediately remove any soils. Note that newspapers or dark garments that can transfer color to home furnishings can also permanently transfer color to the vehicle's interior. Use a soft bristle brush to remove d ...

Connecting a USB Storage Device or iPod/iPhone
To connect a USB storage device, connect the device to the USB port. To connect an iPod/iPhone, connect one end of the device’s cable to the iPod/iPhone and the other end to the USB port. The iPod/iPhone charges while it is connected to the vehicle if the vehicle is in the ACC/ACCESSORY or O ...

Liftgate Strut Replacement
Liftgate Strut Replacement Callout Component Name 1 Liftgate Strut Warning: When a lift gate hold open device is being removed or installed, provide alternate support to avoid the possibility of damage ...

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