Chevrolet Silverado: Driving Information / Off-Road Recovery

Chevrolet Silverado 2019-2024 Owners Manual / Driving and Operating / Driving Information / Off-Road Recovery

The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips:

  • 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.
  • Turn the steering wheel about one-eighth of a turn, until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge.
  • Turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway.

    Steering

    Caution To avoid damage to the steering system, do not drive over curbs, parking barriers, or similar objects at speeds greater than 3 km/h (1 mph)...

    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 steering in a curve causes tires to slip and lose cornering force...

    Other information:

    Chevrolet Silverado 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check


    Warning When you are doing this check, the vehicle could begin to move. You or others could be injured and property could be damaged. Make sure there is room in front of the vehicle in case it begins to roll. Be ready to apply the regular brake at once should the vehicle begin to move...

    Chevrolet Silverado 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Power Release Tailgate


    Warning Make sure there is no one in the way of the power tailgate as it is opening and closing, and keep hands away from the tailgate hinges when in use. You or others could be injured if caught in the path of the power tailgate or tailgate hinges...

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    Windows

    Warning

    Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke.

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