Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual: Parking
If the vehicle has a manual transmission, before getting out of the vehicle, move the shift lever into R (Reverse) if parking on a downhill slope. On a level surface or an uphill slope, use 1 (First) gear. Firmly apply the parking brake. Turn the wheels toward the curb for a downhill slope, or away from the curb for an uphill slope. Once the shift lever has been placed into gear with the clutch pedal pressed in, turn the ignition key to LOCK/OFF, remove the key, and release the clutch.
The ignition switch has four different positions. To shift out of P (Park), the ignition must be in ON/RUN and the regular brake pedal applied. 1 (STOPPING THE ENGINE/LOCK/ OFF): When the vehicle is stopped, turn the ignition switch to LOCK/ OFF to turn the engine off. This position locks t ...
Tire and Wheel Balancing (Collet Cone Selection)
Important: Never use the hub cap bore to center the wheel onto the balancer. The pilot bore (on the hub side of the wheel) is machined to be concentric to very tight non - standard tolerances. The bottom cap bore is not machined to this same degree of precision. Accurate mac ...
Radiator Replacement (LUV)
Removal Procedure Remove the air cleaner outlet duct. Refer to Air Cleaner Outlet Duct Replacement. Remove the front compartment front insulator cover. Refer to Front Compartment Front Insulator Cover Replacement. Remove the engine coolant fan shroud.