Chevrolet Spark Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-15540556) -
2022 - CRC - 4/9/21
76 Instruments and Controls
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance
If the vehicle requires an Emissions
Inspection/Maintenance test, the test
equipment will likely connect to the
vehicle's Data Link Connector (DLC).
The DLC is under the instrument panel to
the left of the steering wheel. Connecting
devices that are not used to perform an
Emissions Inspection/Maintenance test or to
service the vehicle may affect vehicle
operation. See Add-On Electrical Equipment
0 158. See your dealer if assistance is
The vehicle may not pass inspection if:
The light is on when the engine is
The light does not come on when the
ignition is on with the engine not running
for Key Access or in Service Mode for
Critical emission control systems have not
been completely diagnosed. If this
happens, the vehicle would not be ready
for inspection and might require
several days of routine driving before the
system is ready for inspection. This can
happen if the 12-volt battery has recently
been replaced or run down, or if the
vehicle has been recently serviced.
See your dealer if the vehicle will not pass
or cannot be made ready for the test.
Service Vehicle Soon Light
For vehicles with this light, it comes on if a
condition exists that may require the vehicle
to be taken in for service.
If the light comes on, take the vehicle to
your dealer for service as soon as possible.
Owner Manual Indicator
This symbol is shown when you need to see
the owner’s manual for additional
instructions or information.
Brake System Warning Light
This light should come on briefly when the
vehicle is turned on. If it does not come on
then, have it fixed so it will be ready to
warn you if there is a problem.