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Cadillac 2005 XLR Maintenance Manual

Cadillac 2005 XLR Maintenance Manual (438 pages)

Brand: Cadillac | Category: Stereo System | Size: 4 MB
Table of contents
How To Use This Manual2................................................................................................................................................................
Seats And Restraint Systems7................................................................................................................................................................
Front Seats8................................................................................................................................................................
Power Seats8................................................................................................................................................................
Power Lumbar8................................................................................................................................................................
Heated And Cooled Seats9................................................................................................................................................................
Power Reclining Seatback10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Belts11................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Belts: They Are For Everyone11................................................................................................................................................................
Why Safety Belts Work12................................................................................................................................................................
Questions And Answers About Safety Belts15................................................................................................................................................................
How To Wear Safety Belts Properly16................................................................................................................................................................
Driver Position16................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy23................................................................................................................................................................
Passenger Position24................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Belt Extender24................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Belt Pretensioners24................................................................................................................................................................
Child Restraints25................................................................................................................................................................
Older Children25................................................................................................................................................................
Infants And Young Children27................................................................................................................................................................
Child Restraint Systems30................................................................................................................................................................
Top Strap33................................................................................................................................................................
Securing A Child Restraint Designed For The Latch System36................................................................................................................................................................
Airbag System42................................................................................................................................................................
Where Are The Airbags44................................................................................................................................................................
When Should An Airbag Inflate47................................................................................................................................................................
How Does An Airbag Restrain48................................................................................................................................................................
What Makes An Airbag Inflate48................................................................................................................................................................
What Will You See After An Airbag Inflates49................................................................................................................................................................
Airbag Off Switch50................................................................................................................................................................
Servicing Your Airbag-equipped Vehicle53................................................................................................................................................................
Restraint System Check54................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Your Restraint Systems54................................................................................................................................................................
Features And Controls57................................................................................................................................................................
Keys58................................................................................................................................................................
Keyless Access System60................................................................................................................................................................
Keyless Access System Operation61................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Replacement64................................................................................................................................................................
Doors And Locks65................................................................................................................................................................
Power Door Locks67................................................................................................................................................................
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock68................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Door Locks68................................................................................................................................................................
Lockout Protection68................................................................................................................................................................
Trunk Lock Release69................................................................................................................................................................
Emergency Trunk Release Handle71................................................................................................................................................................
Windows72................................................................................................................................................................
Sun Visors74................................................................................................................................................................
Theft-deterrent Systems75................................................................................................................................................................
Disarming The System76................................................................................................................................................................
Testing The Alarm76................................................................................................................................................................
Starting And Operating Your Vehicle77................................................................................................................................................................
Retained Accessory Power (rap)78................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Your Engine79................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Coolant Heater80................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Transmission Operation81................................................................................................................................................................
Parking Brake84................................................................................................................................................................
Shifting Into Park (p)86................................................................................................................................................................
Shifting Out Of Park (p)87................................................................................................................................................................
Parking Over Things That Burn88................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Exhaust88................................................................................................................................................................
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked89................................................................................................................................................................
Mirrors90................................................................................................................................................................
Outside Power Heated Mirrors90................................................................................................................................................................
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror91................................................................................................................................................................
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror91................................................................................................................................................................
Onstar ® System92................................................................................................................................................................
Outside Convex Mirror92................................................................................................................................................................
Homelink ® Transmitter94................................................................................................................................................................
Gate Operator And Canadian Programming97................................................................................................................................................................
Using Homelink97................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Areas98................................................................................................................................................................
Map Pocket99................................................................................................................................................................
Floor Mats99................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Storage Area100................................................................................................................................................................
Convenience Net100................................................................................................................................................................
Retractable Hardtop101................................................................................................................................................................
Lowering The Retractable Hardtop101................................................................................................................................................................
Raising The Retractable Hardtop102................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Personalization110................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Seat, Mirrors And Steering Wheel110................................................................................................................................................................
Instrument Panel113................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents114................................................................................................................................................................
Instrument Panel Overview116................................................................................................................................................................
Hazard Warning Flashers118................................................................................................................................................................
Other Warning Devices118................................................................................................................................................................
Turn Signal/multifunction Lever119................................................................................................................................................................
Turn And Lane-change Signals120................................................................................................................................................................
Headlamp High/low-beam Changer120................................................................................................................................................................
Windshield Wipers121................................................................................................................................................................
Rainsense™ Wipers122................................................................................................................................................................
Cruise Control124................................................................................................................................................................
Windshield Washer124................................................................................................................................................................
Headlamp Washer124................................................................................................................................................................
Adaptive Cruise Control128................................................................................................................................................................
Other Messages139................................................................................................................................................................
Exterior Lamps140................................................................................................................................................................
Wiper Activated Headlamps141................................................................................................................................................................
Headlamps On Reminder141................................................................................................................................................................
Daytime Running Lamps (drl)142................................................................................................................................................................
Fog Lamps143................................................................................................................................................................
Twilight Sentinel143................................................................................................................................................................
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver144................................................................................................................................................................
Instrument Panel Brightness144................................................................................................................................................................
Courtesy Lamps145................................................................................................................................................................
Reading Lamps145................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Run-down Protection145................................................................................................................................................................
Entry/exit Lighting145................................................................................................................................................................
Head-up Display (hud)146................................................................................................................................................................
How The System Works149................................................................................................................................................................
Accessory Power Outlets150................................................................................................................................................................
Ashtrays And Cigarette Lighter151................................................................................................................................................................
Climate Controls152................................................................................................................................................................
Dual Climate Control System152................................................................................................................................................................
Defogging And Defrosting156................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Window Defogger156................................................................................................................................................................
Outlet Adjustment157................................................................................................................................................................
Passenger Compartment Air Filter157................................................................................................................................................................
Warning Lights, Gages, And Indicators158................................................................................................................................................................
Instrument Panel Cluster158................................................................................................................................................................
Speedometer And Odometer160................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Belt Reminder Light160................................................................................................................................................................
Trip Odometer160................................................................................................................................................................
Airbag Readiness Light161................................................................................................................................................................
Airbag Off Light162................................................................................................................................................................
Voltmeter Gage163................................................................................................................................................................
Brake System Warning Light164................................................................................................................................................................
Anti-lock Brake System Warning Light165................................................................................................................................................................
Traction Control System (tcs) Warning Light165................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage166................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Pressure Light167................................................................................................................................................................
Malfunction Indicator Lamp167................................................................................................................................................................
Check Engine Light167................................................................................................................................................................
If The Light Is On Steady168................................................................................................................................................................
If The Light Is Flashing168................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Schedule170................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Oil Pressure Gage170................................................................................................................................................................
Security Light171................................................................................................................................................................
Lights On Reminder171................................................................................................................................................................
Fog Lamp Light171................................................................................................................................................................
Highbeam On Light171................................................................................................................................................................
Fuel Gage172................................................................................................................................................................
Driver Information Center (dic)173................................................................................................................................................................
Dic Controls And Displays173................................................................................................................................................................
Dic Warnings And Messages176................................................................................................................................................................
Dic Vehicle Personalization185................................................................................................................................................................
Flash At Unlock187................................................................................................................................................................
Fob Reminder187................................................................................................................................................................
Flash At Lock187................................................................................................................................................................
Trip Computer189................................................................................................................................................................
Oil Life Indicator189................................................................................................................................................................
Audio System(s)190................................................................................................................................................................
Theft-deterrent Feature190................................................................................................................................................................
Audio Steering Wheel Controls191................................................................................................................................................................
Radio Reception192................................................................................................................................................................
Care Of Your Cds192................................................................................................................................................................
Care Of Your Cd Player192................................................................................................................................................................
Diversity Antenna System193................................................................................................................................................................
Xm™ Satellite Radio Antenna System193................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation System195................................................................................................................................................................
Overview196................................................................................................................................................................
Getting Started198................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Navigation System198................................................................................................................................................................
Setup Menu201................................................................................................................................................................
Map Appearance206................................................................................................................................................................
Plan Route207................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Memory Point207................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Waypoint211................................................................................................................................................................
Edit Avoid Point/area214................................................................................................................................................................
Enter Destination215................................................................................................................................................................
Memory Points220................................................................................................................................................................
Route Preference225................................................................................................................................................................
Setting The Search Area228................................................................................................................................................................
Map Adjustments229................................................................................................................................................................
Map Scales229................................................................................................................................................................
Scrolling The Map230................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Reroute235................................................................................................................................................................
Global Positioning System (gps)236................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Keyless Entry System236................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Positioning237................................................................................................................................................................
Problems With Route Guidance238................................................................................................................................................................
Navigation Audio System239................................................................................................................................................................
If The System Needs Service239................................................................................................................................................................
Ordering Map Dvds239................................................................................................................................................................
Database Coverage Explanations239................................................................................................................................................................
Playing The Radio244................................................................................................................................................................
Preset Station Menu245................................................................................................................................................................
Sound Menu246................................................................................................................................................................
Xm Radio Messages253................................................................................................................................................................
Six-disc Cd Changer255................................................................................................................................................................
Cd/dvd Player257................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Player259................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd Menu Options260................................................................................................................................................................
Playing A Dvd260................................................................................................................................................................
Voice Recognition263................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Your Vehicle273................................................................................................................................................................
Your Driving, The Road, And Your Vehicle274................................................................................................................................................................
Defensive Driving274................................................................................................................................................................
Drunken Driving274................................................................................................................................................................
Control Of A Vehicle277................................................................................................................................................................
Anti-lock Brake System (abs)278................................................................................................................................................................
Braking In Emergencies280................................................................................................................................................................
Traction Control System (tcs)280................................................................................................................................................................
Limited-slip Rear Axle281................................................................................................................................................................
Power Steering283................................................................................................................................................................
Steering Tips283................................................................................................................................................................
Steering In Emergencies284................................................................................................................................................................
Off-road Recovery285................................................................................................................................................................
Loss Of Control287................................................................................................................................................................
Driving At Night288................................................................................................................................................................
Driving In Rain And On Wet Roads290................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Through Flowing Water291................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Through Deep Standing Water291................................................................................................................................................................
Some Other Rainy Weather Tips291................................................................................................................................................................
City Driving292................................................................................................................................................................
Freeway Driving293................................................................................................................................................................
Before Leaving On A Long Trip294................................................................................................................................................................
Highway Hypnosis295................................................................................................................................................................
Hill And Mountain Roads295................................................................................................................................................................
Winter Driving297................................................................................................................................................................
Driving On Snow Or Ice298................................................................................................................................................................
If You Are Caught In A Blizzard299................................................................................................................................................................
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice Or Snow301................................................................................................................................................................
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out302................................................................................................................................................................
Loading Your Vehicle302................................................................................................................................................................
Towing307................................................................................................................................................................
Towing Your Vehicle307................................................................................................................................................................
Recreational Vehicle Towing307................................................................................................................................................................
Towing A Trailer307................................................................................................................................................................
Service And Appearance Care309................................................................................................................................................................
Service311................................................................................................................................................................
Doing Your Own Service Work312................................................................................................................................................................
Fuel313................................................................................................................................................................
Gasoline Specifications313................................................................................................................................................................
California Fuel313................................................................................................................................................................
Gasoline Octane313................................................................................................................................................................
Fuels In Foreign Countries314................................................................................................................................................................
Filling Your Tank315................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Things Under The Hood318................................................................................................................................................................
Hood Release319................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Compartment Overview320................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Oil321................................................................................................................................................................
When To Add Engine Oil322................................................................................................................................................................
What Kind Of Engine Oil To Use322................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Oil Life System324................................................................................................................................................................
What To Do With Used Oil325................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Air Cleaner/filter326................................................................................................................................................................
Automatic Transmission Fluid328................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Coolant328................................................................................................................................................................
What To Use329................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Coolant330................................................................................................................................................................
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap331................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Overheating331................................................................................................................................................................
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine332................................................................................................................................................................
If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine332................................................................................................................................................................
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode333................................................................................................................................................................
Cooling System334................................................................................................................................................................
How To Add Coolant To The Coolant Surge Tank336................................................................................................................................................................
How To Check Power Steering Fluid339................................................................................................................................................................
Windshield Washer Fluid340................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Brake Fluid342................................................................................................................................................................
What To Add342................................................................................................................................................................
Brake Wear342................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Brake System Parts343................................................................................................................................................................
Brake Pedal Travel343................................................................................................................................................................
Brake Adjustment343................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Storage344................................................................................................................................................................
Jump Starting345................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Axle349................................................................................................................................................................
Headlamp Aiming350................................................................................................................................................................
Bulb Replacement352................................................................................................................................................................
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement353................................................................................................................................................................
Tires354................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Sidewall Labelling355................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Size356................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Terminology And Definitions357................................................................................................................................................................
Run-flat Tires360................................................................................................................................................................
Inflation - Tire Pressure361................................................................................................................................................................
When To Check362................................................................................................................................................................
How To Check362................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Pressure Monitor System363................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Inspection And Rotation365................................................................................................................................................................
Uniform Tire Quality Grading367................................................................................................................................................................
Wheel Alignment And Tire Balance369................................................................................................................................................................
Wheel Replacement369................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Chains371................................................................................................................................................................
Lifting Your Vehicle372................................................................................................................................................................
Lifting From The Front373................................................................................................................................................................
Lifting From The Rear375................................................................................................................................................................
If A Tire Goes Flat376................................................................................................................................................................
Appearance Care378................................................................................................................................................................
Special Fabric Cleaning Problems379................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cleaner On Fabric379................................................................................................................................................................
Interior Plastic Components380................................................................................................................................................................
Wood Panels380................................................................................................................................................................
Speaker Covers381................................................................................................................................................................
Care Of Safety Belts381................................................................................................................................................................
Glass Surfaces381................................................................................................................................................................
Washing Your Vehicle382................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/lenses382................................................................................................................................................................
Finish Care382................................................................................................................................................................
Windshield And Wiper Blades383................................................................................................................................................................
Aluminum Or Chrome-plated Wheels384................................................................................................................................................................
Sheet Metal Damage385................................................................................................................................................................
Underbody Maintenance385................................................................................................................................................................
Finish Damage385................................................................................................................................................................
Chemical Paint Spotting385................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Care/appearance Materials386................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Identification387................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Identification Number (vin)387................................................................................................................................................................
Service Parts Identification Label387................................................................................................................................................................
Electrical System388................................................................................................................................................................
Power Windows And Other Power Options388................................................................................................................................................................
Add-on Electrical Equipment388................................................................................................................................................................
Fuses And Circuit Breakers388................................................................................................................................................................
Windshield Wiper Fuses388................................................................................................................................................................
Underhood Fuse Block391................................................................................................................................................................
Capacities And Specifications393................................................................................................................................................................
Your Vehicle And The Environment396................................................................................................................................................................
Using Your Maintenance Schedule396................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Requirements396................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduled Maintenance398................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Required Services400................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Footnotes401................................................................................................................................................................
Owner Checks And Services402................................................................................................................................................................
At Least Once A Month402................................................................................................................................................................
At Each Fuel Fill402................................................................................................................................................................
At Least Once A Year403................................................................................................................................................................
Underbody Flushing Service404................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Fluids And Lubricants405................................................................................................................................................................
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts407................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Record408................................................................................................................................................................
Customer Assistance And Information411................................................................................................................................................................
Online Owner Center413................................................................................................................................................................
Customer Assistance Offices414................................................................................................................................................................
Gm Mobility Reimbursement Program415................................................................................................................................................................
Roadside Service416................................................................................................................................................................
Cadillac Owner Privileges416................................................................................................................................................................
Scheduling Service Appointments417................................................................................................................................................................
Courtesy Transportation417................................................................................................................................................................
Transportation Options418................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Program Information418................................................................................................................................................................
Reporting Safety Defects421................................................................................................................................................................
Reporting Safety Defects To General Motors421................................................................................................................................................................
Service Publications Ordering Information422................................................................................................................................................................
Service Bulletins422................................................................................................................................................................
Service Manuals422................................................................................................................................................................
Current And Past Model Order Forms423................................................................................................................................................................