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Chevrolet Captiva Owners Manual: Vehicle Personalization

The vehicle may have customization capabilities that allow you to program certain features to one preferred setting. Customization features can only be programmed to one setting on the vehicle and cannot be programmed to a preferred setting for two different drivers.

All of the customization options may not be available on the vehicle. Only the options available will be displayed on the DIC.

The default settings for the customization features were set when the vehicle left the factory, but may have been changed from their default state since then.

The customization preferences are automatically recalled.

To change customization preferences, use the following procedure.

Entering the Feature Settings Menu

  1. Turn the ignition on and place the vehicle in P (Park).

    To avoid excessive drain on the battery, it is recommended that the headlamps are turned off.

  2. Press   to scroll through the available customizable options.

Feature Settings Menu Items

The following are customization features that allow you to program settings to the vehicle:

DISPLAY IN ENGLISH

This feature will only display if a language other than English has been set. This feature allows you to change the language in which the DIC messages appear to English.

Press   until the PRESS   TO DISPLAY IN ENGLISH screen appears on the DIC display. Press   once to display all DIC messages in English.

DISPLAY LANGUAGE

This feature allows you to select the language in which the DIC messages will appear.

Press   until the PRESS   TO SET DISPLAY LANGUAGE screen appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature. Then press   to scroll through the following settings: ENGLISH (default): All messages will appear in English.

FRANCAIS: All messages will appear in French.

ESPANOL: All messages will appear in Spanish.

PORTUGUESE: All messages will appear in Portuguese.

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

AUTO DOOR LOCK

This feature allows you to select when the vehicle's doors will automatically lock. See Automatic Door Locks on page 2-6.

Press   until PRESS   TO SET AUTO DOOR LOCK appears on the DIC display. Press once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: SHIFT OUT OF PARK (default): The doors will automatically lock when the vehicle is shifted out of P (Park).

AT VEHICLE SPEED: The doors will automatically lock when the vehicle speed is above 13 km/h (8 mph) for three seconds.

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

AUTO DOOR UNLOCK

This feature allows you to select whether or not to turn off the automatic door unlocking feature.

It also allows you to select which doors and when the doors will automatically unlock. See Automatic Door Locks on page 2-6.

Press   until PRESS   TO SET AUTO DOOR UNLOCK appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: OFF: None of the doors will automatically unlock.

DRIVER DOOR AT KEY OUT: Only the driver door will unlock when the key is taken out of the ignition.

DRIVER DOOR IN PARK: Only the driver door will unlock when the vehicle is shifted into P (Park).

ALL DOORS AT KEY OUT: All of the doors will unlock when the key is taken out of the ignition.

ALL DOORS IN PARK (default): All of the doors will unlock when the vehicle is shifted into P (Park).

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

REMOTE DOOR LOCK

This feature allows you to select the type of feedback you will receive when locking the vehicle with the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. You will not receive feedback when locking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter if the doors are open. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-2.

Press   until PRESS TO SET REMOTE DOOR LOCK appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: VERIFICATION OFF: There will be no feedback when you press   on the RKE transmitter.

VERIFICATION LIGHTS ONLY: The exterior lamps will flash when you press   on the RKE transmitter.

VERIFICATION HORN ONLY: The horn will sound on the second press of   on the RKE transmitter.

VERIFICATION HORN & LIGHTS (default): The exterior lamps will flash when you press on the RKE transmitter, and the horn will sound when   is pressed again within five seconds of the previous command.

VERIFICATION NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature.

The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

REMOTE DOOR UNLOCK

This feature allows you to select the type of feedback you will receive when unlocking the vehicle with the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. You will not receive feedback when unlocking the vehicle with the RKE transmitter if the doors are open. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-2.

Press   until PRESS   TO SET REMOTE DOOR UNLOCK appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: VERIF LIGHTS OFF: The exterior lamps will not flash when you press   on the RKE transmitter.

VERIF LIGHTS ON (default): The exterior lamps will flash when you press   on the RKE transmitter.

VERIF NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

DELAY DOOR LOCK

This feature allows you to select whether or not the locking of the vehicle's doors will be delayed.

When locking the doors with the power door lock switch and a door is open, this feature will delay locking the doors until five seconds after the last door is closed. You will hear three chimes to signal that the delayed locking feature is in use.

The key must be out of the ignition for this feature to work. You can temporarily override delayed locking by pressing the power door lock switch twice or the lock button on the RKE transmitter twice. See Delayed Locking on page 2-6.

Press   until PRESS   TO SET DELAY DOOR LOCK appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: OFF: There will be no delayed locking of the vehicle's doors.

ON (default): The doors will not lock until five seconds after the last door is closed.

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

EXIT LIGHTING

This feature allows you to select the amount of time you want the exterior lamps to remain on when it is dark enough outside. This happens after the key is turned from ON/RUN to LOCK/OFF.

Press   until PRESS   TO SET EXIT LIGHTING appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature. Then press   to scroll through the following settings: OFF: The exterior lamps will not turn on.

10 SECONDS (default): The exterior lamps will stay on for 10 seconds.

30 SECONDS: The exterior lamps will stay on for 30 seconds.

2 MINUTES: The exterior lamps will stay on for two minutes.

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

APPROACH LIGHTING

This feature allows you to select whether or not to have the exterior lamps turn on briefly during low light periods after unlocking the vehicle using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter.

Press until PRESS   TO SET APPROACH LIGHTING appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press to scroll through the following settings: OFF: The exterior lamps will not turn on when you unlock the vehicle with the RKE transmitter.

ON (default): If it is dark enough outside, the exterior lamps will turn on briefly when you unlock the vehicle with the RKE transmitter.

The lamps will remain on for 20 seconds or until   on the RKE transmitter is pressed, or the vehicle is no longer off. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation on page 2-2.

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

CHIME VOLUME

This feature allows you to select the volume level of the chime.

Press  until PRESS TO SET CHIME VOLUME appears on the DIC display. Press once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: NORMAL: The chime volume will be set to a normal level.

LOUD: The chime volume will be set to a loud level.

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

There is no default for chime volume. The volume will stay at the last known setting.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

REMOTE START

If the vehicle has this feature, it allows you to turn the remote start off or on. The remote start feature allows you to start the engine from outside of the vehicle using the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. See Remote Vehicle Start on page 2-4.

Press   until PRESS   TO SET REMOTE START appears on the DIC display. Press  once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: OFF: The remote start feature will be disabled.

ON (default): The remote start feature will be enabled.

NO CHANGE: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain.

To select a setting, press while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

FACTORY SETTINGS

This feature allows you to set all of the customization features back to their factory default settings.

Press   until PRESS   TO RESTORE DEFAULTS appears on the DIC display. Press   once to access the settings for this feature.

Then press   to scroll through the following settings: RESTORE (default): The customization features will be set to their factory default settings.

NO CHANGE: The customization features will not be set to their factory default settings.

To select a setting, press   while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC.

EXIT FEATURE SETTINGS

This feature allows you to exit the feature settings menu.

Press   until PRESS TO EXIT FEATURE SETTINGS appears in the DIC display. Press once to exit the menu.

If you do not exit, pressing   again will return you to the beginning of the feature settings menu

Exiting the Feature Settings Menu

The feature settings menu will be exited when any of the following occurs:

  • The vehicle is no longer in ON/RUN.
  • The or DIC buttons are pressed.
  • The end of the feature settings menu is reached and exited.
  • A 40-second time period has elapsed with no selection made.
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