2000 Cadillac Deville Owner's Manual

2000 Cadillac Deville owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Deville
Rating:
(6)

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Size:
2.87 MB

Table of Contents

2000 Cadillac DeVille
1
1: Seats and Restraint Systems
3
2: Features and Controls
3
3: Comfort Controls & Audio Systems
4
4: Your Driving & the Road
4
5: Problems on the Road
4
6: Service and Appearance Car
5
7: Customer Assistance Information
6
For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
7
How to Use this Manual
8
Safety Warnings and Symbols
8
Vehicle Damage Warnings
9
Service Station Guide
11
Power Seats
13
Four-Way Power Lumbar Control (If Equipped)
14
Massaging Lumbar (If Equipped)
14
Four-Way Rear Power Lumbar (If Equipped)
14
Adaptive Seat Control (Option)
15
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel (Option)
16
Heated Seats (Option)
17
Reclining Front Seatbacks
17
Head Restraints
19
Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
19
Why Safety Belts Work
21
Here Are Questions Many People Ask
24
About Safety Belts
24
and the Answers
24
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
25
Adults
25
Driver Position
25
Lap-Shoulder Belt
25
Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
27
Shoulder Belt Tightness Adjustment
27
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
33
Right Front Passenger Position
34
Air Bag Systems
34
How the Air Bag Systems Work
37
Where are the air bags?
37
When should an air bag inflate?
40
What makes an air bag inflate?
41
How does an air bag restrain?
41
What will you see after an air bag inflates?
41
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
43
Safety Belt Pretensioners
44
Center Front Passenger Position
44
Lap Belt
44
Rear Seat Passengers
45
Rear Seat Passenger Positions
45
Lap-Shoulder Belt
45
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
50
Children
52
Smaller Children and Babies
52
Child Restraints
55
Where to Put the Restraint
59
Top Strap
60
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
61
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
63
Larger Children
66
Safety Belt Extender
69
Checking Your Restraint Systems
69
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
69
Section 2 Features and Controls
70
Keys
71
Door Locks
73
Central Door Unlocking System
74
Power Door Locks
74
Automatic Door Locks
74
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
74
Rear Door Security Locks
75
Anti-Lockout Feature
75
Leaving Your Vehicle
76
Remote Keyless Entry System
76
Operation
77
Matching Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle
78
Battery Replacement
79
Resynchronization
80
Trunk
81
Trunk Lock Release
81
Trunk Lid Tie Down
82
Theft
84
Key in the Ignition
84
Parking at Night
84
Parking Lots
84
Theft-Deterrent System
85
Testing the Alarm Valet Lockout Switch
86
PASS-Key III
87
New Vehicle “Break-In” Ignition Positions
89
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
91
Starting Your Engine
91
Starting Your Northstar V8 Engine
92
Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
93
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
93
Automatic Transaxle Operation
94
Performance Shifting (DTS Only)
98
Parking Brake
99
Shifting Into PARK (P)
101
Steering Column Shift Lever (If Equipped)
101
Console Shift Lever (If Equipped)
102
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
103
Torque Lock
103
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
104
Shift Lock Release (Console Shifter Only)
104
Parking Over Things That Burn
105
Engine Exhaust Running Your Engine While You’re Parked
106
Windows
107
Power Windows
107
Express-Down Window
108
Rear Window Lockout
108
Horn
108
Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Column
108
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
109
Turn and Lane Change Signals
109
Headlamp High/Low Beam
109
Flash-To-Pass
109
Windshield Wipers
110
Rainsense
111
Wipers (If Equipped)
111
Windshield Washer Cruise Control
112
Setting Cruise Control
113
Resuming a Set Speed
114
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
114
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
114
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
115
Using Cruise Control on Hills
115
Ending Cruise Control
115
Erasing Speed Memory
115
Exterior Lamps
115
Parking Lamps
116
Headlamps
116
Wiper- Activated Headlamps
116
Lamps on Reminder
116
Daytime Running Lamps
116
Fog Lamps (If Equipped) Cornering Lamps
118
Twilight Sentinel
118
Light Sensor
119
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
120
Interior Lamps
120
Instrument Panel Intensity/ Brightness Control
120
Courtesy Lamps
120
Illuminated Entry
120
Parade Dimming
121
Reading Lamps
121
Map Lamps
121
Battery Load Management
122
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
122
Mirrors
122
Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror with Compass (If Equipped)
122
Cleaning Photocells
123
Mirror Operation
123
Time Delay
123
Compass Operation
123
Compass Calibration
123
Compass Variance
124
Power Remote Control Mirror (Heated) Driver’s Outside Auto-Dimming
125
Rearview Mirror
125
Curb View Assist Mirror (If Equipped)
125
Convex Outside Mirror
126
Storage Compartments
126
Glove Box
126
Front Storage Area (If Equipped)
126
Map Pocket
126
Center Instrument Panel Compartment
126
Center Console Storage (If Equipped)
126
Full Floor Console Storage (If Equipped)
127
Rear Storage Center Armrest
127
Rear Storage Door Trim Armrest (If Equipped)
127
Center Flex Storage Unit (If Equipped)
127
Convenience Net
127
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
128
Front Ashtray
128
Rear Ashtray (Option)
128
Cigarette Lighter (Option)
128
Sun Visors
129
Lighted Visor Vanity Mirror
129
Lighted Rear Vanity Mirror (If Equipped)
129
Coat Hooks
129
Rear Power Sunshade (If Equipped)
129
Manual Rear Side Door Sunshade (If Equipped)
129
Cellular Telephone (Option)
130
Accessory Power Outlets (If Equipped)
130
OnStar System (If Equipped)
130
Emergency Services
130
Convenience Services
130
Assist Handles
131
Umbrella Holder
131
Floor Mats
131
Sunroof (Option)
131
HomeLink
132
Transmitter
132
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
133
Operating the HomeLink Transmitter
134
“Rolling Code” Programming
135
Erasing Channels Accessories
136
The Instrument Panel
137
Your Information System
137
Digital Cluster (If Equipped)
139
Analog Cluster (If Equipped)
140
Speedometer and Odometer
141
Trip Odometer
141
English/Metric Button
141
Display Mode
141
Vehicle Speed Limiter
142
Tachometer (Analog Cluster Only)
142
Engine Speed Limiter
142
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
142
Safety Belt Reminder Light
143
Air Bag Readiness Light
144
Charging System Light Brake System Warning and Park Brake
145
Indicator Light
145
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
146
Traction Control System Warning Light
147
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
148
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
149
If the Light Is Flashing
150
If the Light Is On Steady
151
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
152
Oil Pressure Light
152
Security Light
153
Fog Lamp Light (If Equipped)
153
Lights On Reminder
154
Cruise Control Light
154
Fuel Gage
154
Fuel Data Display (Digital Cluster)
155
Driver Information Center (DIC)
156
DIC Controls and Displays
156
Driver Information Center (DIC) Messages
158
Vehicle Programming and Personalization Features (If Equipped)
165
Entering Feature Programming
165
Remote Recall Memory (If Equipped)
165
Key in Recall Memory (If Equipped)
166
Auto Exit Seat (If Equipped)
166
Auto Exit Steering Wheel (If Equipped)
166
Remote Confirmation
166
Lights Flash at Unlock
167
Lights Flash at Lock
167
Horn Sounds at Lock
167
Exterior Lights at Unlock
167
Doors Lock in Gear
168
Driver Unlock in PARK (P)
168
Driver Unlock Key Off
168
Doors Unlock in PARK (P)
169
Doors Unlock Key Off
169
Mirror to Curb In Reverse (If Equipped)
169
Driver’s Names Set/Recall (If Equipped)
169
Comfort Controls and Radio System Personalization
170
Continuous Variable Road Sensing Suspension (CVRSS) (If Equipped)
170
Oil Life Indicator
170
Night Vision System (Option)
171
Navigation (Option)
175
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) (Option)
176
How the System Works
176
Climate Control Panel
179
Fan Button
179
Driver’s Side Temperature Knob
179
Passenger’s Side Temperature Button
179
Rear Passenger Climate Control
179
Outside Temperature Display
180
Mode Button
180
Automatic Operation
180
Manual Operation
181
Electronic Solar Sensor Air Conditioning
183
Heating
183
Defogging and Defrosting
184
Rear Window Defogger
184
Rear Climate Control
185
Ventilation System
186
Ventilation Tips
186
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
186
Setting the Clock
188
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player
188
Playing the Radio
188
Finding a Station
189
Setting the Tone
190
Adjusting the Speakers
190
Playing a Cassette Tape
190
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player (If Equipped)
192
Playing the Radio
192
Finding a Station
192
Setting the Tone
193
Adjusting the Speakers
193
Playing a Cassette Tape
194
Playing a Compact Disc
195
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Radio Data Systems (RDS) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) (If Equipped)
196
Playing the Radio
196
Finding a Station
197
Using RDS Mode
198
Setting the Tone
202
Using DSP Mode
202
Adjusting the Speakers
202
Playing a Cassette Tape
203
Playing a Compact Disc
204
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and MiniDisc Player with Radio Data Systems (RDS) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) (If Equipped)
205
Playing the Radio
205
Finding a Station
206
Using RDS Mode
207
Setting the Tone
211
Using DSP Mode Adjusting the Speakers
212
Playing a Cassette Tape
212
Playing a MiniDisc
214
CD Adapter Kits
216
Glovebox-Mounted CD Changer
217
Compact Disc Changer Errors
219
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature (If Equipped)
220
Theft-Deterrent Feature
220
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
221
Understanding Radio Reception
222
AM
222
FM Stereo
222
Weather Band (If Equipped)
222
Tips About Your Audio System
222
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
223
Care of Your Compact Discs
225
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
225
Diversity Antenna System
225
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
226
Defensive Driving
227
Drunken Driving
228
Control of a Vehicle Braking
231
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
232
Using Anti-Lock
234
Braking in Emergencies
234
Traction Control System
234
Steering
236
Power Steering
236
Magnasteer
236
Steering Tips
236
Driving on Curves
236
Steering in Emergencies
237
Off-Road Recovery
238
Passing
239
Loss of Control
240
Skidding
240
Driving at Night
242
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
244
Hydroplaning Driving Through Deep Standing Water
246
Driving Through Flowing Water Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
247
City Driving
248
Freeway Driving
249
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
250
Highway Hypnosis Hill and Mountain Roads
251
Winter Driving
253
Driving on Snow or Ice
254
If You’re Caught in a Blizzard
255
Recreational Vehicle Towing
257
Loading Your Vehicle
258
Electronic Level Control
259
Towing a Trailer
260
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
261
Weight of the Trailer
261
Weight of the Trailer Tongue
262
Total Weight on Your Vehicle’s Tires
263
Hitches
263
Safety Chains Trailer Brakes
264
Trailer Wiring Harness (Option)
264
Driving with a Trailer Following Distance
265
Passing
265
Backing Up
265
Making Turns
266
Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
266
Driving On Grades
266
Parking on Hills When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
267
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
267
Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
267
Section 5 Problems on the Road
268
Hazard Warning Flashers
269
Other Warning Devices
270
Jump Starting
270
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
276
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
277
How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
281
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
287
Removing the Wheel Cover Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
289
Storing the Flat Tire and Tools
295
Storing the Spare Tire and Tools
296
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
298
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
300
Service
301
Doing Your Own Service Work
301
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
302
Fuel
302
Fuels in Foreign Countries Filling Your Tank
304
Filling a Portable Fuel Container Checking Things Under the Hood
307
Hood Release
308
Underhood Lamp
310
Engine Oil
310
Checking Engine Oil
311
When to Add Engine Oil
312
What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
313
Engine Oil Additives
314
When to Change Engine Oil
314
How to Reset the Oil Life Indicator
315
What to Do with Used Oil
315
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
315
Passenger Compartment Air Filter Replacement
317
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
319
When to Check and Change
319
How to Check
320
Checking the Fluid Level
321
How to Add Fluid
322
How to Reset Transaxle Fluid Change Indicator
323
Engine Coolant
323
What to Use
324
Checking Coolant
325
Adding Coolant
326
Surge Tank Pressure Cap
326
Power Steering Fluid
326
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
326
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
327
What to Use
327
Windshield Washer Fluid
327
What to Use
327
Adding Washer Fluid
327
Brakes
328
Brake Fluid
328
What to Add
330
Brake Wear
331
Brake Pedal Travel
331
Brake Adjustment
331
Replacing Brake System Parts
332
Battery
332
Vehicle Storage
333
Bulb Replacement
334
Halogen Bulbs
334
Headlamps
334
Headlamp Aiming
337
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
339
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
340
Front Cornering Lamps Front Turn Signal Lamps
342
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
343
Tires
344
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
345
When to Check
346
How to Check
346
Tire Inspection and Rotation
347
When It’s Time for New Tires
348
Buying New Tires
348
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
349
Treadwear
350
Traction
350
AA, A, B, C
350
Temperature
350
A, B, C
350
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
351
Wheel Replacement
351
Used Replacement Wheels
352
Tire Chains
352
Appearance Care
353
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
353
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
353
Cleaning Vinyl
354
Cleaning Leather
354
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
354
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
355
Cleaning Wood Panels
355
Cleaning Speaker Covers
355
Care of Safety Belts
355
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
355
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
356
Weatherstrips
356
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
356
Washing Your Vehicle
356
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
357
Finish Care
357
Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome- Plated Wheels (If Equipped)
358
Cleaning Tires
358
Sheet Metal Damage
359
Finish Damage
359
Underbody Maintenance
359
Chemical Paint Spotting
359
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
360
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
361
Engine Identification
361
Service Parts Identification Label
361
Electrical System
362
Add-On Electrical Equipment
362
Headlamp Wiring
362
Windshield Wiper Fuses
362
Power Windows and Other Power Options
362
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
363
Rear Underseat Bussed Electrical Center
367
Replacement Bulbs
370
Capacities and Specifications
370
Engine Specifications
370
Wheel Nut Torque
371
Capacities
371
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
371
Vehicle Dimensions
371
Section 7 Customer Assistance Information
372
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
373
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
374
Customer Assistance Offices
375
United States
375
Canada
375
All Overseas Locations
375
Caribbean Numbers
375
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities Roadside Service
376
Cadillac Owner Privileges
377
Roadside Service Availability
378
Reaching Roadside Service Roadside Service for the Hearing or
378
Speech Impaired
378
Courtesy Transportation
379
Plan Ahead When Possible
379
Transportation Options
379
Shuttle Service
379
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
379
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
380
Additional Program Information
380
Warranty Information
381
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
381
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
382
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
382
Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada
382

FAQ about the 2000 Cadillac Deville Manual

What contains the 2000 Deville manual?

The Cadillac Deville owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Deville. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Deville 2000 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Deville owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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