2000 Cadillac Seville Owner's Manual

2000 Cadillac Seville owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Seville
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
2.64 MB

Table of Contents

- 2000 Cadillac Seville Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corp. 1999
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Table of Contents:
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1. Seats and Restraint Systems
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2. Features and Controls
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3. Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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4. Your Driving and the Road
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5. Problems on the Road
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6. Service and Appearance Care
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7. Customer Assistance Information
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For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
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How to Use this Manual
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Safety Warnings and Symbols
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Vehicle Damage Warnings
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Vehicle Symbols
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Service Station Guide
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Section 1 Seats and Restraint System
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Seats and Seat Controls
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Power Seats
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Four Way Power Lumbar Control (If Equipped)
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Massaging Lumbar (If Equipped)
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Adaptive Seat Control (If Equipped) Adaptive Massage (If Equipped)
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Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel (Option)
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Heated Seats (Option)
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Reclining Front Seatbacks
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Head Restraints
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Safety Belts: They re for Everyone
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Why Safety Belts Work
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Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
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How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
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Adults
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Driver Position
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
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Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
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Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
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Right Front Passenger Position
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Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) Systems
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How the Air Bag Systems Work
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Where are the air bags?
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When should an air bag inflate?
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What makes an air bag inflate?
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How does an air bag restrain?
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What will you see after an air bag inflates?
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Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
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Safety Belt Pretensioners
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Rear Seat Passengers
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Rear Seat Passenger Positions
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
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Children
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Smaller Children and Babies
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Child Restraints
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Where to Put the Restraint
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Top Strap
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Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
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Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
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Larger Children
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Safety Belt Extender
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Checking Your Restraint Systems
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Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
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Section 2 Features and Controls
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Keys
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Door Locks
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Central Door Unlocking System
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Power Door Locks
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Automatic Door Locks
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To Use One of These Locks
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To Open a Rear Door with the Security Lock
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To Cancel the Rear Door Lock
66
Anti-Lockout Feature
66
Leaving Your Vehicle
66
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
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Operation
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Matching Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle
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Battery Replacement
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Resynchronization
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Trunk
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Trunk Lock Release
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Rear Seat Pass-Through Door (If Equipped)
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Trunk Lid Tie Down (If Equipped)
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Theft
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Key in the Ignition
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Parking at Night
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Parking Lots
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Theft-Deterrent System
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Testing the Alarm Valet Lock
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PASS-Key III
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New Vehicle Break-In
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Ignition Positions
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Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
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Starting Your Engine
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Starting Your Northstar V8 Engine
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Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
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To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
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Automatic Transaxle Operation
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Performance Shift Display (STS Only)
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Parking Brake
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Shifting Into PARK (P)
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Console Shift Lever
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Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
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Torque Lock
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Shifting Out of PARK (P)
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Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)( Option)
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How the System Works
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Parking Over Things That Burn
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Engine Exhaust
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Running Your Engine While You re Parked
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Windows
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Power Windows
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Express-Down Window
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Rear Window Lockout
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Horn
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Tilt Wheel
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Power Tilt and Telescopic Wheel (Option)
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Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
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Turn and Lane Change Signals
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Headlamp High/Low Beam
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Flash-To-Pass
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Windshield Wipers
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Rainsense Wipers (If Equipped)
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Setting Cruise Control
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Resuming a Set Speed
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Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
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Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
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Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
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Using Cruise Control on Hills
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Ending Cruise Control
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Erasing Speed Memory
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Exterior Lamps
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Parking Lamps
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Headlamps
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Wiper- Activated Headlamps
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Lamps On Reminder
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Daytime Running Lamps
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Fog Lamps (STS Only)
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Cornering Lamps
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Twilight Sentinel
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Light Sensor
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Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
107
Interior Lamps
108
Instrument Panel Intensity/ Brightness Control
108
Interior Lamps Control
108
Illuminated Entry
109
Parade Dimming
109
Reading Lamps
109
Battery Load Management
109
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
110
Cleaning the Photocells
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Mirror Operation
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Time Delay
111
Compass Operation
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Compass Calibration
111
Compass Variance
112
Power Remote Control Mirror (Heated)
113
Driver s Outside Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
113
Convex Outside Mirror
114
Curb View Assist Mirror (If Equipped)
114
Storage Compartments
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Glove Box
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Map Pocket
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Center Console Storage
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Rear Storage Armrest
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Wastebasket
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Convenience Net
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Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter (Option)
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Front Ashtray
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Rear Ashtray
116
Cigarette Lighter
116
Sun Visors
117
Lighted Visor Vanity Mirror
117
Accessory Power Outlets
117
Cellular Telephone (Option)
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OnStar System (If Equipped)
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Assist Handles
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Garment Hooks
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Umbrella Holder (If Equipped)
118
Floor Mats
118
Sunroof (Option)
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HomeLink Transmitter
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Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
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Operating the HomeLink Transmitter
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Rolling Code Programming (If Equipped)
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Erasing Channels
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Accessories
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The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System
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Trip Odometer
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Display Mode
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English/Metric Display
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Engine Speed Limiter
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Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
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Safety Belt Reminder Light
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Air Bag Readiness Light
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Charging System Light
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Brake System Warning and Park Brake Indicator Light
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Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
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Traction Control System Warning Light
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Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
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If the Light Is Flashing
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If the Light Is On Steady
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Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
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Oil Pressure Light
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Security Light
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Cruise Control Light
137
Fog Lamp Light (STS Only)
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Lights On Reminder Light
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Fuel Gage
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Driver Information Center (DIC)
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DIC Controls and Displays
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Driver Information Center (DIC) Messages
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Vehicle Programming and Personalization Features (If Equipped)
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Entering FEATURE PROGRAMMING
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Remote Recall Memory (If Equipped)
148
Key in Recall (If Equipped)
149
Auto Exit Seat (If Equipped)
149
Auto Exit Steering Wheel (If Equipped)
149
Lights Flash at Unlock
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Lights Flash at Lock
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Horn Sounds at Lock
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Exterior Lights at Unlock
150
Doors Lock in Gear
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Driver Unlock in PARK (P)
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Driver Unlock Key Off
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Doors Unlock in PARK (P)
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Doors Unlock Key Off
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Mirror To Curb In Reverse (If Equipped)
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Driver s Names Set/Recall (If Equipped)
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Comfort Controls and Radio System Personalization
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Continuous Variable Road Sensing Suspension (CVRSS)
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Oil Life Indicator
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Navigation (Option)
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Navigation Display and Controls
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Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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Comfort Controls
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Climate Control Panel
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Driver s Side Temperature Knob
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Passenger s Side Temperature Knob
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Automatic Operation
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Manual Operation
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Electronic Solar Sensor
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Air Conditioning
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Heating
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Defrosting and Defogging
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Rear Window Defogger
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Ventilation System
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Rear Ventilation
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Ventilation Tips
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Passenger Compartment Air Filter
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HVAC Steering Wheel Controls
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Climate Control Personalization (If Equipped)
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Audio Systems
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Setting the Clock
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Setting the Tone
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
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Playing a Compact Disc
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Radio Data Systems (RDS) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) (If Equipped)
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Using RDS Mode
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Setting the Tone
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Using DSP Mode
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
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Playing a Compact Disc
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and MiniDisc Player with Radio Data Systems (RDS) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) (If Equipped)
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Using RDS Mode
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Setting the Tone
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Using DSP Mode
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
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Playing a MiniDisc
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AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Radio Data Systems (RDS) with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and Communiport Infotainment S
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Playing the Radio
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Finding a Station
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Using RDS Mode
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Setting the Tone
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Using DSP Mode
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Adjusting the Speakers
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Playing a Cassette Tape
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Communiport Multimedia System
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Internet Access
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Palm Pilot Products
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Palm PC Products
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Receiving and Sending E-Mail
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Cellular Phone Reception
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Text Based Information Services
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Programming for News/Information Updates
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Programming for an Immediate Information Update
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Viewing the News/Information
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Vehicle Control
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Radio Data Systems (RDS) Program Type (PTY) Selections
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Navigation/Radio System (Option)
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CD Adapter Kits
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Console-Mounted CD Changer (Option)
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Compact Disc Changer Errors
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Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature (If Equipped)
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Theft-Deterrent Feature
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Audio Steering Wheel Controls
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Understanding Radio Reception
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AM
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FM Stereo
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Weather Band (If Equipped)
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Tips About Your Audio System
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Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
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Care of Your Compact Discs
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Care of Your Compact Disc Player
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Diversity Antenna System
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Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
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Defensive Driving
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Drunken Driving
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Control of a Vehicle
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Braking
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
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Using Anti- Lock
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Braking in Emergencies
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Traction Control System
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Steering
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Power Steering
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Magnasteer (If Equipped)
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Steering Tips
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Driving on Curves
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Steering in Emergencies
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Off-Road Recovery
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Passing
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Loss of Control
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Skidding
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Driving at Night
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Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
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Hydroplaning
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Driving Through Deep Standing Water
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Driving Through Flowing Water
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Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
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City Driving
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Freeway Driving
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Before Leaving on a Long Trip
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Highway Hypnosis
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Hill and Mountain Roads
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Winter Driving
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Driving on Snow or Ice
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If You re Caught in a Blizzard
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Recreational Vehicle Towing
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Loading Your Vehicle
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Electronic Level Control
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Towing a Trailer
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If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer
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Weight of the Trailer Tongue
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Total Weight on Your Vehicle s Tires
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Hitches
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Safety Chains
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Trailer Brakes
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Driving with a Trailer
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Following Distance
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Passing
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Backing Up
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Making Turns
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Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
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Driving On Grades
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Parking on Hills
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When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
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Maintenance When Trailer Towing
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Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
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Section 5 Problems on the Road
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Hazard Warning Flashers
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Other Warning Devices
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Jump Starting
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Towing Your Vehicle
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Engine Overheating
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Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
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If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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Cooling System
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How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
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If a Tire Goes Flat
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Changing a Flat Tire
266
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
267
Removing the Wheel Cover
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Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
269
Storing the Flat Tire and Tools
274
Storing the Spare Tire and Tools
274
Compact Spare Tire
275
If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
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Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
276
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
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Service
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Doing Your Own Service Work
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Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
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Fuel
279
Fuels in Foreign Countries
281
Filling Your Tank
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Filling a Portable Fuel Container
284
Checking Things Under the Hood
284
Hood Release
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Underhood Lamp
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Engine Oil
287
Checking Engine Oil
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When to Add Engine Oil
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What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
289
Engine Oil Additives
290
When to Change Engine Oil
290
How to Reset the Oil Life Indicator
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What to Do with Used Oil
291
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
292
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
295
Checking the Fluid Level
296
How to Add Fluid
297
How to Reset the Transaxle Fluid Change Indicator
298
Engine Coolant
298
Adding Coolant
301
Surge Tank Pressure Cap
301
Power Steering Fluid
302
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
302
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
302
What to Use
302
Windshield Washer Fluid
303
What to Use
303
Adding Washer Fluid
303
What to Add
305
Brake Wear
306
Brake Pedal Travel
307
Brake Adjustment
307
Replacing Brake System Parts
308
Battery
308
Vehicle Storage
309
Bulb Replacement
310
Halogen Bulbs
310
Headlamps
310
Headlamp Aiming
313
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
315
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
315
Front Turn Signal Lamps
317
Rear Turn Signal Lamps and Taillamps
317
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
319
Tires
320
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
321
When to Check
322
When It s Time for New Tires
323
Treadwear
325
Traction -- AA, A, B, C
325
Temperature -- A, B, C
326
Used Replacement Wheels
327
Tire Chains
328
Appearance Care
328
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
329
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
329
Cleaning Vinyl
329
Cleaning Leather
330
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
330
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
330
Cleaning Wood Panels
330
Cleaning Speaker Covers
330
Care of Safety Belts
330
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
331
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
331
Weatherstrips
331
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
331
Washing Your Vehicle
331
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
332
Finish Care
332
Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome- Plated Wheels (If Equipped)
333
Cleaning Tires
333
Sheet Metal Damage
333
Finish Damage
334
Underbody Maintenance
334
Chemical Paint Spotting
334
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
335
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
336
Engine Identification
336
Service Parts Identification Label
336
Electrical System
337
Add-On Electrical Equipment
337
Headlamp Wiring
337
Windshield Wiper Fuses
337
Power Windows and Other Power Options
337
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
338
Underhood Junction Block
338
Rear Underseat Bussed Electrical Center (BEC)
341
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
344
Replacement Bulbs
345
Capacities and Specifications
345
Engine Specifications
345
Wheel Nut Torque
346
Capacities
346
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
346
Vehicle Dimensions
346
Section 7 Customer Assistance Information
347
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
348
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
349
Customer Assistance Offices
350
United States
350
Canada
350
All Overseas Locations
350
Caribbean Numbers
350
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
351
Roadside Service
351
Cadillac Owner Privileges
352
Roadside Service Availability
353
Reaching Roadside Service
353
Roadside Service for the Hearing or Speech Impaired
353
Courtesy Transportation
354
Plan Ahead When Possible
354
Transportation Options
354
Shuttle Service
354
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
354
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
355
Additional Program Information
355
Warranty Information
356
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
356
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
357
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
357
Ordering Owner Publications in Canada
357

FAQ about the 2000 Cadillac Seville Manual

What contains the 2000 Seville manual?

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

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Seville owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Seville, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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