2001 Cadillac Deville Owner's Manual

2001 Cadillac Deville owners manual
Year:
2001
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Deville
Rating:
(3)

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Size:
3.07 MB

Table of Contents

2001 Cadillac DeVille Owner's Manual
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24-hour Roadside Assistance
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Copyright General Motors Corp. 2000
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Table of Contents:
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1. Seats and Restraint System
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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 Systems
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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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Four-Way Rear Power Lumbar (If Equipped)
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Adaptive Seat Control (Option)
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Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel (Option)
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Heated Seats (If Equipped)
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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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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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Air Bag 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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Center Front Passenger Position
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Lap Belt
45
Rear Seat Passengers
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Rear Seat Passenger Positions
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Lap-Shoulder Belt
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Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
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Children
52
Infants and Young Children
52
Restraint Systems for Children
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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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Older Children
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Safety Belt Extender
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Checking Your Restraint Systems
70
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
70
Section 2 Features and Controls
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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
73
Keys
74
Door Locks
76
Central Door Unlocking System
77
Power Door Locks
77
Automatic Door Locks
77
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
77
Rear Door Security Locks
78
Anti-Lockout Feature
78
Leaving Your Vehicle
79
Remote Keyless Entry System
79
Operation
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Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
81
Battery Replacement
81
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
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Trunk Release Handle (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
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Valet Lockout Switch
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PASS-Key III
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New Vehicle Break-In
92
Ignition Positions
92
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
93
Starting Your 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 Shifting (DTS Only)
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Parking Brake
101
Shifting Into PARK (P)
103
Steering Column Shift Lever (If Equipped)
103
Console Shift Lever (If Equipped)
104
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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Shift Lock Release
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Parking Over Things That Burn
108
Engine Exhaust
109
Running Your Engine While You re Parked
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Horn
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Tilt Wheel
110
Power Tilt and Telescopic Wheel (If Equipped)
111
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
112
Turn and Lane Change Signals
112
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
113
Flash-To-Pass
113
Windshield Wipers
113
Rainsense II Wipers (If Equipped)
114
Windshield Washer
116
Cruise Control
116
Setting Cruise Control
117
Resuming a Set Speed
118
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
118
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
119
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
119
Using Cruise Control on Hills
119
Ending Cruise Control
119
Erasing Speed Memory
119
Exterior Lamps
120
Parking Lamps
120
Headlamps
120
Wiper- Activated Headlamps
120
Lamps on Reminder
121
Daytime Running Lamps
121
Fog Lamps (If Equipped)
122
Cornering Lamps
123
Twilight Sentinel
123
Light Sensor
124
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
124
Interior Lamps
125
Instrument Panel Intensity/ Brightness Control
125
Courtesy Lamps
125
Illuminated Entry
125
Parade Dimming
126
Reading Lamps
126
Battery Load Management
126
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
127
Mirrors
127
Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror with Compass
127
Mirror Operation
128
Compass Operation
128
Compass Calibration
128
Compass Variance
129
Power Remote Control Mirror (Heated)
130
Driver s Outside Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
130
Curb View Assist Mirror (If Equipped)
130
Convex Outside Mirror
131
Storage Compartments
131
Glove Box
131
Front Storage Area (If Equipped)
131
Map Pocket
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Center Instrument Panel Compartment (If Equipped)
131
Center Console Storage (If Equipped)
131
Full Floor Console Storage (If Equipped)
132
Rear Storage Center Armrest
132
Rear Storage Door Trim Armrest (If Equipped)
132
Center Flex Storage Unit (If Equipped)
132
Convenience Net
133
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
133
Front Ashtray
133
Rear Ashtray
133
Cigarette Lighter
134
Sun Visors
134
Lighted Visor Vanity Mirror
134
Lighted Rear Vanity Mirror (If Equipped)
134
Coat Hooks
134
Rear Power Sunshade (If Equipped)
135
Manual Rear Side Door Sunshade (If Equipped)
135
Cellular Telephone (Option)
136
Accessory Power Outlets
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OnStar System (If Equipped)
137
Safety and Security Services
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Premium Services (Includes Safety and Security Services)
139
OnStar System Limitations
140
Assist Handles
140
Umbrella Holder
140
Floor Mats
140
Sunroof (Option)
141
HomeLink Transmitter (If Equipped)
142
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
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Operating the HomeLink Transmitter
144
Rolling Code Programming (If Equipped)
144
Erasing Channels
145
Accessories
145
The Instrument Panel Your Information System
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Digital Cluster
148
Analog Cluster (If Equipped)
149
Speedometer and Odometer
150
Trip Odometer
150
English/Metric Button
150
Display Mode
150
Vehicle Speed Limiter
151
Tachometer (Analog Cluster Only)
151
Engine Speed Limiter
151
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
152
Safety Belt Reminder Light
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Air Bag Readiness Light
153
Charging System Light
154
Brake System Warning and Park Brake Indicator Light
154
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
155
Traction Control System Warning Light
156
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
156
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
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Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
158
If the Light Is Flashing 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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Fog Lamp Light (If Equipped)
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Lights On Reminder
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Cruise Control Light
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Fuel Gage
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Fuel Data Display (Digital Cluster)
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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)
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Key in Recall Memory (If Equipped)
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Auto Exit Seat (If Equipped)
179
Auto Exit Steering Wheel (If Equipped)
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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
180
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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Tire Pressure Display (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) (If Equipped)
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Oil Life Indicator
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Night Vision System (Option)
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Navigation (Option)
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Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) (Option)
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How the System Works
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Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
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Fan Button
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Driver s Side Temperature Knob
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Passenger s Side Temperature Button
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Rear Passenger Climate Control
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Outside Temperature Display
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Mode Button
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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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Defogging and Defrosting
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Rear Window Defogger
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Ventilation Tips
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Passenger Compartment Air Filter
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HVAC Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
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Climate Control Personalization (If Equipped)
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Audio Systems
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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 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 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 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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Radio Data Systems (RDS) Program Type (PTY) Selections
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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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AM
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FM Stereo
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Cellular Phone Usage
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Weather Band (If Equipped)
235
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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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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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
270
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
275
Backing Up
275
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
277
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
277
Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
277
Section 5 Problems on the Road
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Hazard Warning Flashers
279
Other Warning Devices
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Jump Starting
280
Towing Your Vehicle
286
Engine Overheating
286
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
286
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
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If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
288
Cooling System
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How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
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If a Tire Goes Flat
295
Changing a Flat Tire
296
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
297
Removing the Wheel Cover Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
299
Storing the Flat Tire and Tools
305
Storing the Spare Tire and Tools
306
Compact Spare Tire
307
If You re Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
308
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
308
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
309
Service
310
Doing Your Own Service Work
310
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
311
Fuel
311
Fuels in Foreign Countries
313
Filling Your Tank
313
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
316
Checking Things Under the Hood
316
Hood Release
317
Engine Compartment Overview
318
Underhood Lamp
319
Engine Oil
319
Checking Engine Oil
319
When to Add Engine Oil
320
What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
321
Engine Oil Additives
322
When to Change Engine Oil
322
How to Reset the Oil Life Indicator
323
What to Do with Used Oil
323
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
324
Passenger Compartment Air Filter Replacement
326
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
328
When to Check and Change
328
How to Check
328
Checking the Fluid Level
329
How to Add Fluid
331
How to Reset the Transaxle Fluid Change Indicator
331
Engine Coolant
332
What to Use
333
Checking Coolant
334
Adding Coolant
335
Surge Tank Pressure Cap
335
Power Steering Fluid
335
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
336
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
336
What to Use
336
Windshield Washer Fluid
336
What to Use
336
Adding Washer Fluid
337
What to Add
339
Brake Wear
340
Brake Pedal Travel
340
Brake Adjustment
340
Replacing Brake System Parts
341
Battery
341
Vehicle Storage
342
Bulb Replacement
343
Halogen Bulbs
343
Headlamps
343
Headlamp Aiming
347
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
349
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
349
Front Cornering Lamps
351
Front Turn Signal Lamps
352
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
353
Tires
354
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
355
When to Check
356
How to Check
356
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) System (If Equipped)
356
Tire Inspection and Rotation
358
When It s Time for New Tires
359
Buying New Tires
360
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
361
Treadwear
361
Traction AA, A, B, C
361
Temperature A, B, C
362
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
362
Wheel Replacement
362
Used Replacement Wheels
363
Tire Chains
364
Appearance Care
365
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
365
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
365
Cleaning Vinyl
366
Cleaning Leather
366
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
366
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
366
Cleaning Wood Panels
367
Cleaning Speaker Covers
367
Care of Safety Belts
367
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
367
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
368
Weatherstrips
368
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
368
Washing Your Vehicle
368
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
369
Finish Care
369
Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome- Plated Wheels (If Equipped)
370
Cleaning Tires
370
Sheet Metal Damage
370
Finish Damage
371
Underbody Maintenance
371
Chemical Paint Spotting
371
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
372
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
373
Engine Identification
373
Service Parts Identification Label
373
Electrical System
374
Add-On Electrical Equipment
374
Headlamp Wiring
374
Windshield Wiper Fuses
374
Power Windows and Other Power Options
374
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
375
Engine Compartment Bussed Electrical Center
375
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
378
Rear Underseat Bussed Electrical Center
379
Replacement Bulbs
383
Capacities and Specifications
383
Engine Specifications
383
Wheel Nut Torque
384
Capacities
384
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
384
Vehicle Dimensions
384
Section 7 Customer Assistance Information
385
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
386
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
387
Customer Assistance Offices
388
United States
388
Canada
388
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
388
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
389
Roadside Service
389
Cadillac Owner Privileges
390
Roadside Service Availability
391
Reaching Roadside Service
391
Roadside Service for the Hearing or Speech Impaired
391
Courtesy Transportation
392
Plan Ahead When Possible
392
Transportation Options
392
Shuttle Service
392
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
392
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
393
Additional Program Information
393
Warranty Information
394
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
394
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
395
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
395

FAQ about the 2001 Cadillac Deville Manual

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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 2001 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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