Chevrolet Silverado: Airbag System / Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle

Chevrolet Silverado 2019-2024 Owners Manual / Seats and Restraints / Airbag System / Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle

Airbags affect how the vehicle should be serviced. There are parts of the airbag system in several places around the vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing the vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Publication Ordering Information.

Warning

For up to 10 seconds after the vehicle is turned off and the battery is disconnected, an airbag can still inflate during improper service. You can be injured if you are close to an airbag when it inflates. Avoid yellow connectors. They are probably part of the airbag system. Be sure to follow proper service procedures, and make sure the person performing work for you is qualified to do so.

    Additional Factors Affecting System Operation

    Seat belts help keep the passenger in position on the seat during vehicle maneuvers and braking, which helps the passenger sensing system maintain the passenger airbag status...

    Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle

    Adding accessories that change the vehicle's frame, bumper system, height, front end, or side sheet metal, may keep the airbag system from working properly...

    Other information:

    Chevrolet Silverado 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Filling the Tank (Pickup Model)


    If the vehicle has a diesel engine, see the Duramax diesel supplement. An arrow on the fuel gauge indicates which side of the vehicle the fuel door is on. See Fuel Gauge. Warning Fuel vapors and fuel fires burn violently and can cause injury or death...

    Chevrolet Silverado 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Trailer Towing


    If equipped with a diesel engine, see the Duramax diesel supplement. Caution Towing a trailer improperly can damage the vehicle and result in costly repairs not covered by the vehicle warranty. To tow a trailer correctly, follow the directions in this section and see your dealer for important information about towing a trailer with the vehicle...

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    Blind Spot Mirrors

    If equipped, there is a small convex mirror built into the upper and outer corner of the driver outside mirror. It can show objects that may be in the vehicle's blind zone.

    Driving with the Blind Spot Mirror

    Actual Mirror View

    When the approaching vehicle is a long distance away, the image in the main mirror is small and near the inboard edge of the mirror. As the vehicle gets closer, the image in the main mirror gets larger and moves outboard. As the vehicle enters the blind zone, the image transitions from the main mirror to the blind spot mirror. When the vehicle is in the blind zone, the image only appears in the blind spot mirror.

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