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Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual: Vehicle Personalization

Use the audio system controls to access the personalization menus for customizing vehicle features.

The following are all possible personalization features. Depending on the vehicle, some may not be available.

Infotainment System Audio System Controls

To access the personalization menu:

  1.  Touch SETTINGS on the Home Page on the infotainment display.
  2.  Touch the desired feature to display a list of available options.
  3.  Touch the desired option.
  4.  Touch Back to return to the previous menu.

Personalization Menus

The following list of menu items may be available:

Each menu is detailed in the following information.

Time and Date

Manually set the time and date. See Clock.

Rear Seat Reminder

This allows for a chime and a message when the rear door has been opened before or during operation of the vehicle.

Select Off or On.

Language

Select Language, then select from the available language(s).

The selected language will display on the system, and voice recognition will reflect the selected language.

Valet Mode

This will lock the infotainment system and steering wheel controls.

It may also limit access to vehicle storage locations (if equipped).

To enable valet mode:

  1.  Enter a four-digit code on the keypad.
  2. Select Enter to go to the confirmation screen.
  3.  Re-enter the four-digit code.

Touch LOCK or UNLOCK to lock or unlock the system. Touch Back to go back to the previous menu.

Teen Driver

See "Teen Driver" under "Settings" in the infotainment manual.

Radio

Touch and the following may display:

Manage Favorites

This allows favorites to be edited.

See "Manage Favorites" in "Settings" under "Radio" in the infotainment manual.

Number of Favorites Shown

Touch to set the number of favorites to display.

Select the desired number or select Auto and the infotainment system will automatically adjust the number of favorites shown.

Audible Touch Feedback

This allows Audible Touch Feedback to be turned on or off.

Select Off or On.

Auto Volume

This feature adjusts the volume based on the vehicle speed.

Select Off, Low, Medium-Low, Medium, Medium-High, or High.

Maximum Startup Volume

This feature sets the maximum startup volume. If the vehicle is started and the volume is greater than this level, the volume is adjusted to this level.

To set the maximum startup volume, touch + or − to increase or decrease.

Vehicle

Select and the following may display:

Climate and Air Quality

Select and the following may display:

Auto Fan Speed

This feature will set the maximum auto fan speed.

Select Low, Medium, or High.

Auto Defog

When set to On, the front defog will automatically react to temperature and humidity conditions that may cause fogging.

Select Off or On.

Auto Rear Defog

If equipped, this allows the Auto Rear Defog to be turned on or off.

This feature will automatically turn on the rear window defogger when it is cold outside.

Select Off or On.

Collision/Detection Systems

Select the Collision/Detection Systems menu and the following may be displayed if equipped:

Alert Type

This feature will set crash alerts to beeps or seat vibrations. This setting affects all crash alerts including Forward Collision, Lane Departure Warning, Parking Assist, and Backing Warning alerts.

Select Beeps or Safety Alert Seat.

Park Assist

If equipped, this allows the feature to be turned on or off. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Select Off or On.

Forward Collision System

This feature will turn on or off the Forward Collision Alert (FCA) and Forward Automatic Braking (FAB).

The Off setting disables all FCA and FAB functions. With the Alert and Brake setting, both FCA and FAB are available. The Alert setting disables FAB. See Forward Automatic Braking (FAB).

Select Off, Alert and Brake, or Alert.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

This allows the feature to be turned on or off. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Select Off or On.

Lane Change Alert

This allows the feature to be turned on or off. See Lane Change Alert (LCA).

Select Off or On.

Comfort and Convenience

Select and the following may display:

Auto Memory Recall

This feature automatically recalls the current driver's previously stored 1 or 2 button positions when entering the vehicle. See Memory Seats.

Select Off or On.

Easy Exit Options

This feature automatically recalls the current driver's previously stored Exit button position when exiting the vehicle. See Memory Seats.

Select Off or On.

Chime Volume This allows the selection of the chime volume level.

Touch + or − to adjust the volume.

Reverse Tilt Mirror

When on, driver, passenger, or both driver and passenger mirrors will tilt downward when the vehicle is shifted to R (Reverse). See Reverse Tilt Mirrors.

Select Off, On - Driver and Passenger, On - Driver, or On - Passenger.

Auto Wipe in Reverse Gear

When on and the front wiper is on, the rear wiper will automatically activate when the vehicle is shifted to R (Reverse).

Select Off or On.

Extended Hill Start Assist

This allows the duration of the Hill Start Assist to be changed.

Select Extended Hold or Standard Hold.

Lighting

Select and the following may display:

Vehicle Locator Lights

This feature will flash the exterior lamps and allows some of the exterior lamps and most of the interior lamps to turn on briefly when on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is pressed to locate the vehicle.

Select Off or On.

Exit Lighting

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

Select Off, 30 Seconds, 60 Seconds, or 120 Seconds.

Power Door Locks Select and the following may display:

Unlocked Door Anti-Lockout

When on, this feature will keep the driver door from locking when the door is open. If this feature is turned on, the Delayed Door Lock menu will not be available.

Select Off or On.

Auto Door Unlock

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

Select Off, All Doors, or Driver Door.

Delayed Door Lock

When on, this feature will delay the locking of the doors. To override the delay, press the power door lock switch on the door.

Select Off or On.

Remote Lock, Unlock, Start

Select and the following may display:

Remote Unlock Light Feedback

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

Select Off or Flash Lights.

Remote Lock Feedback

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

Select Off, Lights and Horn, Lights Only, or Horn Only.

Remote Door Unlock

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

Select All Doors or Driver Door.

Remote Start Auto Cool Seats

If equipped and turned on, this feature will turn the ventilated seats on when using remote start on warm days.

Select Off or On.

Remote Start Auto Heat Seats

If equipped and turned on, this feature will turn the heated seats on when using remote start on cold days.

Select Off or On.

Remote Window Operation

This allows the window to be opened when pressing on the RKE transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation.

Select Off or On.

Passive Door Unlock

This allows the selection of what doors will unlock when using the button on the driver door to unlock the vehicle.

Select All Doors or Driver Door.

Passive Door Lock

This allows passive locking to be turned on or off and selects feedback. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation.

Select Off, On with Horn Chirp, or On.

Remote Left in Vehicle Alert

This feature sounds an alert when the RKE transmitter is left in the vehicle. This menu also enables Remote No Longer In Vehicle Alert.

Select Off or On.

Bluetooth

Select and the following may display:

Pair New Device

Select to pair a new device. See "Pairing" in "Infotainment Controls" under "Bluetooth" in the infotainment manual.

Device Management

Select to connect to a different phone source, disconnect a phone, or delete a phone.

Ringtones

Touch to change the ring tone for the specific phone. The phone does not need to be connected to change the ring tone.

Voice Mail Numbers

This feature displays the voice mail number for all connected phones.

To change the voice mail number, touch. Type a new number, then touch Save.

Text Message Alerts

This feature allows text messages to be received. See "Text Messaging" under "Phone" in the infotainment manual.

Select Off or On.

Apple CarPlay

Select and the following may display:

Apple CarPlay

This feature allows Apple devices to be connected to the infotainment system through a USB port.

Select Off or On.

Manage Apple CarPlay Devices

Select to manage Apple devices.

Apple CarPlay must be on for this feature to be accessed.

Android Auto

Select and the following may display:

Android Auto

This feature allows Android devices to be connected to the infotainment system through a USB port.

Select Off or On.

Manage Android Auto Devices

Select to manage Android devices.

Android Auto must be on for this feature to be accessed.

USB Auto Launch

This allows Android and Apple CarPlay devices to automatically connect when plugged into the USB port.

Select Off or On.

Voice

Select and the following may display:

Confidence Threshold

This feature allows the adjustment of the sensitivity of the speech recognition system.

Select Confirm More or Confirm Less.

Prompt Length

This feature adjusts the voice prompt length.

Select Short or Long.

Audio Feedback Speed This feature adjusts the audio feedback speed.

Select Slow, Medium, or Fast.

Display "What Can I Say?" Tips

This feature gives voice command tips.

Select Off or On.

Display

Select and the following may display:

Mode

Select to change the infotainment display for day or night driving.

Select Auto, Day, or Night.

Calibrate Touchscreen Select to calibrate the touchscreen, then follow the prompts.

Turn Display Off

Select to turn the display off. Touch anywhere on the infotainment display area or press any controls on the radio center stack to turn the display on.

Rear Camera

Select and the following may display:

Guidance Lines

Select to turn Off or On. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Rear Park Assist Symbols

Select to turn Off or On. See Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing.

Return to Factory Settings

Select and the following may display:

Restore Vehicle Settings

This allows selection of restoring vehicle settings.

Select Restore or Cancel.

Clear All Private Data

This allows selection to clear all private information from the vehicle.

Select Delete or Cancel.

Restore Radio Settings

This allows selection to restore radio settings.

Select Restore or Cancel.

Software Information

Touch to view the version of the infotainment system software.

Wi-Fi

Select and the following may display:

Wi-Fi

This feature allows Wi-Fi networks to be turned off or on.

Select Off or On.

Manage Wi-Fi Networks

Select to manage Wi-Fi networks.

Wi-Fi must be on for this feature to be accessed.

Vehicle Speed Messages
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