Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-15540556) -
2022 - CRC - 4/19/21
Driving and Operating 151
The camera(s) do not display children,
pedestrians, bicyclists, crossing traffic,
animals, or any other object outside of
the cameras’ field of view, below the
bumper, or under the vehicle. Shown
distances may be different from actual
distances. Do not drive or park the
vehicle using only these camera(s).
Always check behind and around the
vehicle before driving. Failure to use
proper care may result in injury, death,
or vehicle damage.
If equipped, the Rear Park Assist (RPA)
system assists the driver with parking and
avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). RPA
operates at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph).
The sensors on the rear bumper detect
objects up to 1.7 m (5.5 ft) behind the
vehicle, and at least 20 cm (8 in) off the
ground. The distance objects can be detected
may be less during warmer or humid
The Park Assist system does not detect
children, pedestrians, bicyclists, animals,
or objects below the bumper or that are
too close or too far from the vehicle. It is
not available at speeds greater than
8 km/h (5 mph). To prevent injury, death,
or vehicle damage, even with Park Assist,
always check the area around the vehicle
and check all mirrors before backing.
How the System Works
RPA comes on automatically when the shift
lever is moved into R (Reverse).
An obstacle is indicated by audible beeps.
The interval between the beeps becomes
shorter as the vehicle gets closer to the
obstacle. When the distance is less than
50 cm (20 in) the beeping is a
Turning the System On and Off
The RPA system can be turned on and off
using the infotainment system controls. See
Vehicle Personalization 0 88.
When the System Does Not Seem to
This light may come on for the following
The sensors are not clean. Keep the
vehicle's rear bumper free of mud, dirt,
snow, ice, and slush. For cleaning
instructions, see Exterior Care 0 216.
The sensors are covered by frost or ice.
Frost or ice can form around and behind
the sensors and may not always be seen;
this can occur after washing the vehicle in
cold weather. The light may not clear
until the frost or ice has melted.
An object was hanging out of the liftgate
during the last drive cycle. Once the
object is removed, RPA will return to
The bumper is damaged. Take the vehicle
to your dealer to repair the system.