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Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual: Loss of Control

Skidding

There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems:

Defensive drivers avoid most skids by taking reasonable care suited to existing conditions, and by not overdriving those conditions. But skids are always possible.

If the vehicle starts to slide, follow these suggestions:

Remember: Antilock brakes help avoid only the braking skid.

Off-Road Recovery
The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips: 1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the ...

Driving on Wet Roads
Rain and wet roads can reduce vehicle traction and affect your ability to stop and accelerate. Always drive slower in these types of driving conditions and avoid driving through large puddles and ...

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Coolant System Flushing
Note: Do not use a chemical flush. Store used coolant in the proper manner, such as in a used engine coolant holding tank. Do not pour used coolant down a drain. Ethylene glycol antifreeze is a very toxic chemical. Do not dispose of coolant into the sewer system or groun ...

Warm Up Three-Way Catalytic Converter Removal
Disconnect the heated oxygen sensor wiring harness (3) from retainer clip. Remove the 2 catalytic converter to catalytic converter bracket nuts (4) and (6). Loosen the three way warm up catalytic converter V-clamp (1). Remove the three way warm up ...

Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
This vehicle may have a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). The TPMS is designed to warn the driver when a low tire pressure condition exists. TPMS sensors are mounted onto each tire and wheel assembly, excluding the spare tire and wheel assembly. The TPMS sensors monitor the air pressure in ...

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