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: Reclining Seatbacks


    Warning Sitting in a reclined position when the vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even when buckled up, the seat belts cannot do their job. The shoulder belt will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries...

    Chevrolet Silverado 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors


    In addition to notifying NHTSA (or Transport Canada) in a situation like this, notify General Motors. In the U.S., call 1-800-222-1020, or write: Chevrolet Motor Division Chevrolet Customer Assistance Center P.O. Box 33170 Detroit, MI 48232-5170 In Canada, call 1-800-263-3777 (English) or 1-800-263-7854 (French), or write: General Motors of Canada Company Customer Care Centre, Mail Code: CA1-163-005 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8P7 In Mexico, call 01-800-466-0811 or 01-800-508-0000...

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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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