2022 Chevrolet Spark — Owner's Manual – Page #126

Posted on 11 Aug, 2021
Model: 2022 Chevrolet Spark
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Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-15540556) -
2022 - CRC - 4/19/21
Driving and Operating 125
Electric Power Steering
The vehicle has electric power steering.
It does not have power steering fluid.
Regular maintenance is not required.
If power steering assist is lost due to a
system malfunction, the vehicle can be
steered, but may require increased effort.
See your dealer if there is a problem.
If the steering wheel is turned until it
reaches the end of its travel and is held
against that position for an extended period
of time, power steering assist may be
If the steering assist is used for an extended
period of time while the vehicle is not
moving, power assist may be reduced.
Normal use of the power steering assist
should return when the system cools down.
See your dealer if there is a problem.
Curve Tips
Take curves at a reasonable speed.
Reduce speed before entering a curve.
Maintain a reasonable steady speed
through the curve.
Wait until the vehicle is out of the curve
before accelerating gently into the
Steering in Emergencies
There are some situations when steering
around a problem may be more effective
than braking.
Holding both sides of the steering wheel
allows you to turn 180 degrees without
removing a hand.
The Antilock Brake System (ABS) allows
steering while braking.
Off-Road Recovery
The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the
edge of a road onto the shoulder while
driving. Follow these tips:
1. 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.
2. Turn the steering wheel about
one-eighth of a turn, until the right front
tire contacts the pavement edge.
3. Turn the steering wheel to go straight
down the roadway.
Loss of Control
There are three types of skids that
correspond to the vehicle's three control
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.
Acceleration Skid too much throttle
causes the driving wheels to spin.

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