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Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual: Off-Road Recovery

The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder


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 vehicle so that it straddles the edge of the pavement.

2. Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge.

3. Turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.

Steering in Emergencies
There are some situations when steering around a problem may be more effective than braking. Holding both sides of the steering wheel allows you to turn 180 degrees without removing a hand. ...

Loss of Control
Skidding There are three types of skids that correspond to the vehicle's three control systems: Braking Skid — wheels are not rolling. Steering or Cornering Skid — too much speed or s ...

Other materials:

Windshield Washer Nozzle Replacement
Windshield Washer Nozzle Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Remove the hood insulator. Refer to Hood Insulator Replacement. 1 Windshield Washer Nozzle Procedure Disconne ...

Rear Window Washer Nozzle Replacement
Rear Window Washer Nozzle Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Remove the inside high mount stop lamp. Refer to High Mount Stop Lamp Replacement. 1 Rear Window Washer Nozzle ...

Radio/Audio System Description and Operation
The entertainment system on this vehicle may have several different configurations available to it. To determine the specific configuration of the vehicle, please see the Service Parts ID Label, and refer to RPO Code List. Each item in the list below represents topics covered in detail below. ...

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