Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual

Vehicle Personalization
Instruments andControls / Vehicle Personalization

The audio system controls are used to access the personalization menus for customizing vehicle features.

CONFIG (Configuration): Press to access the Configuration Settings Menu.
MENU/SEL Knob: Press the center of this knob to enter the menus and select menu items. Turn the knob to scroll through the menus.
Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. in a menu.BACK: Press to exit or move backwards in a menu.

Entering the Personalization Menus

1. Turn the infotainment system on and press the CONFIG button to access the Configuration Settings menu.
2. Turn the MENU/SEL knob to highlight Vehicle Settings.
3. Press the center of the MENU/ SEL knob to select the Vehicle Settings menu.

The following list of menu items will be available:

• Climate and Air Quality
. Comfort and Convenience
. Collision/Detection Systems
. Languages
. Lighting
. Power Door Locks
. Remote Lock/Unlock/Start
. Return to Factory Settings

Turn the MENU/SEL knob to highlight the menu. Press the knob to select it. Each of the menus is detailed in the following information.

All of the menus may not be available. Only those tied to the features on your vehicle will be shown.

Climate and Air Quality

Select the Climate and Air Quality menu and the following will be displayed:

• Auto Fan Speed
. Air Conditioning Mode
. Remote Start Auto Heat Seats
. Auto Defog
. Auto Rear Defog

Auto Fan Speed

This selection is available on vehicles with the Automatic Climate Control System. Choose from the following blower speed settings:

High: Increased speed.
Low: Reduced speed.
Normal: Moderate speed.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when Auto Fan Speed is highlighted. Turn the knob to highlight “High,” “Normal,” or “Low.” Press the knob to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Air Conditioning Mode

This will allow you to select whether or not the air conditioning comes on automatically the next time the vehicle is started. “On” means that the air conditioning will be on at start up, regardless of whether it was on or off the last time the vehicle was turned off. “Off” means the air conditioning will be off at the next start up, regardless of whether it was on or off the last time the vehicle was turned off. “Last Setting” means that when the vehicle is started, the air conditioning will resume whichever setting it was at the last time the vehicle was turned off.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when Air Conditioning Mode is highlighted. Turn the knob to highlight “On,” “Off,” or “Last Setting.” Press the knob to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Remote Start Auto Heat Seats

When on, this feature will turn the heated seats on when using remote start on cold days.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Remote Start Auto Heat Seats” is highlighted to toggle between “On” or “Off.” Press Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu. BACK to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Auto Defog

When turned on and high humidity is detected, the climate control system may adjust to outside air supply and turn on the air conditioner or the heater. The fan speed may slightly increase to help prevent fogging. When high humidity is no longer detected, the system will return to its prior operation.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Auto Defog” is highlighted to toggle between “On” or “Off.” Press Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. and go back to the last menu. BACK to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Auto Rear Defog

When on, this feature turns on the rear defogger at vehicle start when the interior temperature is cold and fog is likely. The auto rear defog function can be disabled by pressing  Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. can be turned on by pressing .. When off, the feature can be turned on by pressing Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Auto Rear Defog” is highlighted to toggle between.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Auto Rear Defog” is highlighted to toggle between “On” or “Off.” Press Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. selection and go back to the last menu. BACK to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Comfort and Convenience

Select the Comfort and Convenience menu and the following will be displayed:

• Easy Exit Driver Seat
. Chime Volume
. Reverse Tilt Mirror

Easy Exit Driver Seat

When on, this feature will move the driver seat rearward upon turning the ignition off and the driver door opening. This may be performed to make it easier to exit the vehicle.

This allows you to turn the easy exit seat feature on or off.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Easy Exit Driver Seat” is highlighted. Turn the knob to select “On” or “Off.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Chime Volume

This allows the selection of the chime volume level.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Chime Volume” is highlighted. Turn the knob to select “Normal” or “High.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Reverse Tilt Mirror

When on, both the driver and passenger mirrors will tilt downward when vehicle is shifted to R (Reverse) to improve visibility of the ground near the rear wheels.

They will return to their previous driving position when the vehicle is shifted out of R (Reverse), the ignition is turned to OFF, or the vehicle is left in reverse.

This allows you to turn the park tilt mirrors feature on or off.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Reverse Tilt Mirror” is highlighted.

Turn the knob to select “On” or “Off.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Collision/Detection Systems

Select the Collision/Detection Systems menu and the following will be displayed:

• Park Assist

Park Assist

This allows the Ultrasonic Parking Assist feature to be turned on or off.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Park Assist” is highlighted. Turn the knob to select “On,” “Off,” or “Tow Bar.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Languages

Select the Languages menu and the following will be displayed:

• English
. French
. Spanish

Turn the MENU/SEL knob to select the language. Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Lighting

Select the Lighting menu and the following will be displayed:

• Vehicle Locator Lights
. Exit Lighting

Vehicle Locator Lights

This allows the vehicle locator lights to be turned on or off.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Vehicle Locator Lights” is highlighted to toggle between “On” or “Off.” Press Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. the selection and go back to the last menu. BACK to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Exit Lighting

This allows the selection of how long the exterior lamps stay on when leaving the vehicle when it is dark outside.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Exit Lighting” is highlighted. Turn the knob to select “Off,” “30 Seconds,” “1 Minute,” or “2 Minutes.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Power Door Locks

Select Power Door Locks and the following will be displayed:

• Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out
. Auto Door Unlock
. Delayed Door Lock

Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out

When on, this feature will keep the driver door from locking when the door is open. If off is selected, the Delayed Door Lock menu will be available.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Unlocked Door Anti Lock Out” is highlighted to toggle between “On” or “Off.” Press Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.BACK to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Auto Door Unlock

This allows selection of which of the doors will automatically unlock when the vehicle is shifted into P (Park).

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Auto Door Unlock” is highlighted.

Turn the knob to select “All Doors,” “Driver Door,” or “Off.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Delayed Door Lock

When on, this feature will delay the locking of the doors. If you want to override the delay you can press the power door lock on the instrument panel.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Delayed Door Lock” is highlighted.

Turn the knob to select “On” or “Off.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Remote Lock/Unlock/Start

Select Remote Lock/Unlock/Start and the following will be displayed:

• Remote Unlock Light Feedback
. Remote Lock Feedback
. Remote Door Unlock
. Memory Remote Recall

Remote Unlock Light Feedback

When on, the exterior lamps will flash when unlocking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Remote Unlock Light Feedback” is highlighted. Turn the knob to select “Flash Lights” or “Off.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Remote Lock Feedback

This allows selection of what type of feedback is given when unlocking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Remote Lock Feedback” is highlighted. Turn the knob to select “Lights and Horn,” “Lights Only,” “Horn Only,” or “Off.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Remote Door Unlock

This allows selection of which doors will unlock when pressing the unlock button on the RKE transmitter.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Remote Door Unlock” is highlighted. Turn the knob to select “All Doors” or “Driver Door.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.

Memory Remote Recall

This allows the Memory Remote Recall feature to be turned on or off.

When on, this feature will recall the current driver's last seat, outside mirrors upon unlocking the driver door with the RKE, and opening that door. The current driver is identified when the RKE transmitter is used to unlock the driver door.

Memory Remote Recall is when the memorized settings will be recalled as you unlock the vehicle.

Press the MENU/SEL knob when “Memory Remote Recall” is highlighted to toggle between “On” or “Off.” Press Chevrolet Equinox: Vehicle Personalization. the selection and go back to the last menu. BACK to confirm the selection and go back to the last menu.

Return to Factory Settings

Select “Return to Factory Settings” to return all of the vehicle personalization to the default settings. Turn the knob to select “Yes” or “No.” Press the knob to confirm and go back to the last menu.


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