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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 ...

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Lead/Pull Description
At a constant highway speed on a typical straight road, lead/pull is the amount of effort required at the steering wheel to maintain the vehicle's straight path. Important: Vehicles will tend to lead/pull in the direction of the road slope as part of normal operation. Lead/pull is ...

Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement
Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedures Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to  Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle 1 Crankshaft Position Sensor B ...

Inflatable Restraint Sensing and Diagnostic Module Programming and Setup
Special Tools EL-49642 SPS Programming Support Tool For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Note: DO NOT program a control module unless directed to by a service procedure or a service bulletin. If the ECU is not properly configured with the correct calibration ...

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