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Chevrolet Trax: Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts

Chevrolet Trax (2013-2022) Owner's Manual / Service and Maintenance / Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts

Recommended Fluids and Lubricants

Usage- Fluid/Lubricant

Engine Oil

  • Use only engine oil meeting the dexos1 specification of the proper SAE viscosity grade. Look for the dexos1 approved logo for GM approved engine oil. See Engine Oil

Engine Coolant

  • 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL Coolant.

    See Engine Coolant

Hydraulic Brake/Clutch System (Vehicles with DOT 3 brake fluid)

  • DOT 3 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 19299818, in Canada 19299819).

Hydraulic Brake/Clutch System (Vehicles with DOT 4 brake fluid)

  • DOT 4 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 19299570, in Canada 19299571).

Windshield Washer

  • Automotive windshield washer fluid that meets regional freeze protection requirements.

Hydraulic Power Steering System

  • DEXRON-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Automatic Transmission

  • DEXRON-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Manual Transmission

  • Manual Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. 19259104, in Canada 19259105).

Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. 89021668, in Canada 89021674) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Key Lock Cylinders, Hood and Door Hinges

  • Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. 12345579, in Canada 10953481).

Maintenance Replacement Parts

Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, or specification can be obtained from your dealer.

Maintenance Replacement Parts
Maintenance Replacement Parts

Maintenance Records

After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. Retain all maintenance receipts.

Maintenance Records


     Technical Data

     Vehicle Identification

    Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) This legal identifier is in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the left side of the vehicle. It can be seen through the windshield from outside. The VIN

     Vehicle Data

    Capacities and Specifications The following approximate capacities are given in metric and English conversions. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants for more information. Engine Specifications E


     DTC B252C: Child security lock switch circuit

    DIAGNOSTIC CODE INDEX Diagnostic Instructions Perform the Diagnostic System Check - Vehicle prior to using this diagnostic procedure. Review Strategy Based Diagnosis for an overview of the diagnostic approach. Diagnostic Procedure Instructions provides an overview of each diagnostic cate

     Instrument Panel Storage

    Warning Do not store heavy or sharp objects in storage compartments. In a crash, these objects may cause the cover to open and could result in injury. If equipped, pull the handle to open. Slide the latch to open. Press the button to open the storage above the glovebox.

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