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Chevrolet Cruze Owners Manual: If the Vehicle Is Stuck

Slowly and cautiously spin the wheels to free the vehicle when stuck in sand, mud, ice, or snow.

If stuck too severely for the traction system to free the vehicle, turn the traction system off and use the rocking method.

WARNING

If the vehicle's tires spin at high speed, they can explode, and you or others could be injured. The vehicle can overheat, causing an engine compartment fire or other damage. Spin the wheels as little as possible and avoid going above 56 km/h (35 mph).

Rocking the Vehicle to Get it Out

Turn the steering wheel left and right to clear the area around the front wheels. Turn off any traction system. Shift back and forth between R (Reverse) and a low forward gear, spinning the wheels as little as possible. To prevent transmission wear, wait until the wheels stop spinning before shifting gears. Release the accelerator pedal while shifting, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear.

Slowly spinning the wheels in the forward and reverse directions causes a rocking motion that could free the vehicle. If that does not get the vehicle out after a few tries, it might need to be towed out.

Winter Driving
Driving on Snow or Ice Drive carefully when there is snow or ice between the tires and the road, creating less traction or grip. Wet ice can occur at about 0C (32F) when freezing rain begins to ...

Vehicle Load Limits
It is very important to know how much weight the vehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehicle capacity weight and includes the weight of all occupants, cargo, and all nonfactory-installed ...

Other materials:

Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps, and Back-Up Lamps
Trunk Deck Inboard Taillamps 1. Open the trunk. 2. Remove the trunk deck trim cover (1). 3. Remove the bulb socket (2) by turning counterclockwise and pulling straight out. 4. Remove the bulb from the socket. 5. Install the new bulb in the bulb socket. 6. Install the bulb socket by turni ...

Instrument Panel Illumination Control
This feature controls the brightness of the instrument panel controls and infotainment display screen. The thumbwheel is to the left of the steering column on the instrument panel. (Instrument Panel Brightness): Move the thumbwheel up or down and hold, to brighten or dim the instrument pan ...

Installation Procedure
Position the front brake shield (2) and front wheel bearing/hub (1) assembly in the steering knuckle. Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Install the NEW front wheel bearing/hub bolts (1). Tighten the bearing/hub bolts (1) in 3 passes. Use the EN-45059 k ...

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