Chevy Equinox: How to Set The Clock

Setting the clock in your Chevy Equinox is required after every battery change, and for some models, if you travel to a different time zone. Using the Image/Option which suits your vehicle, here are the uncomplicated steps to follow to set the time on the clock.

NOTE: If you are unable to set the Time on the first try, REPEAT the steps. If you are still unsuccessful, contact the dealership for assistance or consult your vehicle user’s manual.

Option 1

  1. With your vehicle in the ON position without starting the engine.
  2. Press in the POWER button.
  3. Press the MENU button.
  4. Press the 3rd button under the CLOCK icon (clock will be highlighted on the screen).
  5. Then press the Hour, Minutes, Day and Year buttons to set each.

Option 2

         

  1. With your vehicle in the ON position without starting the engine.
  2. Press the CLOCK.
  3. Turn the MENU knob to scroll to SET TIME on the screen.
  4. Press IN the center of the menu knob, the HOUR will be highlighted, turn the knob to enter the hour then press IN the knob to set. AM/PM will change as the knob turns.
  5. The MINUTES will be highlighted, turn the knob to enter the minutes then press IN the knob to set.

Set The Date:

  1. While in CLOCK mode, turn the MENU knob to scroll to DATE.
  2. Press IN the center of the menu knob, the YEAR will be highlighted, turn the knob to enter the year then press IN the knob to set. 
  3. The MONTH will be highlighted, turn the knob to enter the current month then press IN the knob to set.
  4. The DAY will be highlighted, turn the knob to enter the present day then press IN the knob to set.
  5. Use the BACK button to make corrections and press the RADIO button to exit the date mode. For the 2nd image, just hit back until you reach the main screen.

Option 3

  1. Press the START button but do not start the engine.
  2. Press HOME.
  3. Press SETTINGS.
  4. Press TIME and DATE.
  5. Press SET TIME.
  6. Use the + and  icons to enter the Hour, Minutes.
  7. Use the arrows to enter AM/PM.
  8. Press the BACK arrow to go back to the main menu.

TIP: For vehicles with digital navigation screens: Turning on the GPS TIME will allow the system to automatically adjust your time dependent on your present location. This feature will change your clock when you cross into a different time zone.

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