2002 Cadillac Seville Owner's Manual

2002 Cadillac Seville owners manual
Year:
2002
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Seville
Rating:
(8)

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Size:
2.63 MB

Table of Contents

- 2002 Cadillac Seville Owner's Manual
1
Copyright General Motors Corp 2001
2
For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a French Language Manual:
3
How to Use this Manual
4
Safety Warnings and Symbols
4
Vehicle Damage Warnings
5
Vehicle Symbols
5
Section 1 Seats and Restraint System
7
Seats and Seat Controls
8
Power Seats
8
Four-Way Power Lumbar Control (If Equipped)
8
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel (Option)
9
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Front Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Safety Belts: They're for Everyone
14
Why Safety Belts Work
16
Here Are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts -- and the Answers
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Adults
20
Driver Position
20
Lap-Shoulder Belt
20
Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Right Front Passenger Position
27
Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) Systems
27
How the Air Bag Systems Work
30
Where are the air bags?
30
When should an air bag inflate?
33
What makes an air bag inflate?
33
How does an air bag restrain?
34
What will you see after an air bag inflates?
34
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
36
Safety Belt Pretensioners
36
Rear Seat Passengers
36
Rear Seat Passenger Positions
37
Lap-Shoulder Belt
37
Children
40
Infants and Young Children
40
Restraint Systems for Children
44
Where to Put the Restraint
47
Top Strap
47
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
49
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
52
Older Children
54
Safety Belt Extender
57
Checking Your Restraint Systems
57
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
57
Section 2 Features and Controls
58
Windows
59
Power Windows
60
Express-Down Window
60
Express-Up Window
60
Programming the Power Windows
60
Anti-Pinch Feature
61
Rear Window Lockout
61
Keys
62
Door Locks
64
Central Door Unlocking System
65
Power Door Locks
65
Automatic Door Locks
65
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
65
Rear Door Security Locks
66
Anti-Lockout Feature
67
Leaving Your Vehicle
67
Remote Keyless Entry System
67
Operation
68
Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle
69
Battery Replacement
70
Trunk
71
Trunk Lock Release
72
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door (If Equipped)
72
Trunk Release Handle
73
Theft
74
Key in the Ignition
74
Parking at Night
74
Parking Lots
74
Theft-Deterrent System
75
Testing the Alarm
76
Valet Lockout Switch
76
PASS-Key III
77
New Vehicle \Break-In\
79
Ignition Positions
79
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
80
Starting Your Engine
81
Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped)
82
To Use the Engine Coolant Heater
83
Automatic Transaxle Operation
84
Performance Shift Display (STS Only)
87
Parking Brake
88
Shifting Into PARK (P)
90
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine Running
91
Torque Lock
91
Shifting Out of PARK (P)
92
Parking Over Things That Burn
92
Engine Exhaust
93
Running Your Engine While You're Parked
93
Horn
94
Tilt Wheel
94
Power Tilt and Telescopic Wheel (If Equipped)
95
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
96
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
96
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
97
Flash-To-Pass
97
Windshield Wipers
98
Rainsense II_ Wipers
99
Windshield Washer
100
Cruise Control
100
Setting Cruise Control
101
Resuming a Set Speed
102
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control
102
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control
102
Passing Another Vehicle While Using Cruise Control
102
Using Cruise Control on Hills
103
Ending Cruise Control
103
Erasing Speed Memory
103
Exterior Lamps
103
Wiper-Activated Headlamps
104
Lamps On Reminder
104
Daytime Running Lamps
105
Fog Lamps (STS Only)
106
Cornering Lamps
106
Twilight Sentinel
106
Light Sensor
107
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
107
Interior Lamps
108
Instrument Panel Brightness Knob
108
Interior Lamp Lever
108
Illuminated Entry
109
Parade Dimming
109
Reading Lamps
109
Battery Load Management
109
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
110
Mirrors
110
Electrochromic Day/Night Rearview Mirror with Compass and OnStar System
110
Mirror Operation
111
Compass Operation
111
Compass Calibration
111
Compass Variance
112
Power Remote Control Mirrors
113
Driver's Outside Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
113
Curb View Assist Mirror (If Equipped)
114
Convex Outside Mirror
114
Heated Outside Rearview Mirrors
114
Storage Compartments
115
Glove Box
115
Map Pocket
115
Center Console Storage
115
Convenience Net
115
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter (Option)
115
Front Ashtray
116
Rear Ashtray
116
Cigarette Lighter
116
Sun Visors
116
Lighted Visor Vanity Mirror
116
Accessory Power Outlets
117
Cellular Telephone (Option)
118
OnStar System (If Equipped)
119
Cellular Antenna
120
OnStar Services
120
OnStar System Limitations
121
Assist Handles
122
Garment Hooks
122
Umbrella Holder (If Equipped)
122
Floor Mats
122
Sunroof (Option)
123
HomeLink Transmitter (If Equipped)
124
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
124
Operating the HomeLink Transmitter
125
Training a Garage Door Opener with a \Rolling Code\ Feature (If Equipped)
125
Canadian Owners
126
Erasing Channels
126
Resetting Defaults
126
Accessories
126
The Instrument Panel -- Your Information System
127
Instrument Panel Cluster
129
Speedometer and Odometer
130
Trip Odometer
130
Display Mode
131
English/ Metric Display
131
Vehicle Speed Limiter
131
Tachometer
132
Engine Speed Limiter
132
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
132
Safety Belt Reminder Light
133
Air Bag Readiness Light
133
Charging System Light
134
Brake System Warning and Parking Brake Indicator Light
135
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
136
Traction Control System Warning Light
136
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
137
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
138
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light in the United States or Check Engine Light in Canada)
138
If the Light Is Flashing
140
If the Light Is On Steady
140
Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Programs
141
Oil Pressure Light
142
Security Light
143
Fog Lamp Light (STS Only)
143
Lights On Reminder Light
143
Cruise Control Light
143
Fuel Gage
144
Driver Information Center (DIC)
145
DIC Controls and Displays
145
Driver Information Center (DIC) Messages
148
Vehicle Programming and Personalization Features
156
Entering Feature Programming
156
Remote Recall Memory (If Equipped)
157
Key in Recall Memory (If Equipped)
157
Auto Exit Seat (If Equipped)
158
Auto Exit Steering Wheel (If Equipped)
159
Lights Flash at Unlock
159
Lights Flash at Lock
160
Horn Sounds at Lock
161
Exterior Lights at Unlock
162
Doors Lock in Gear
162
Driver Unlock in PARK (P)
163
Driver Unlock Key Off
164
Doors Unlock in PARK (P)
165
Doors Unlock Key Off
165
Mirror to Curb In Reverse (If Equipped)
166
Tire Pressure Display (If Equipped)
167
Driver's Names Set/Recall (If Equipped)
167
Exiting Feature Programming
167
Comfort Controls and Radio System Personalization
168
Continuous Variable Road Sensing Suspension (CVRSS) -- STS Only
168
Oil Life Indicator
169
Navigation (Option)
170
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
171
How the System Works
171
Section 3 Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
173
Comfort Controls
174
Climate Control Panel
174
Electronic Solar Sensor
177
Air Conditioning
178
Heating
178
Defogging and Defrosting
178
Rear Window Defogger
179
Ventilation System
180
Rear Ventilation
180
Ventilation Tips
181
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
181
HVAC Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped)
182
Climate Control Personalization (If Equipped)
182
Audio Systems
184
Setting the Clock
184
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player
184
Playing the Radio
184
Finding a Station
185
Setting Preset Stations
185
Setting the Tone (Bass/Treble)
186
Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade)
186
Playing a Cassette Tape
186
Cassette Tape Messages
187
Playing a Compact Disc
188
Compact Disc Messages
189
AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with RDS, DSP and XM Satellite Radio Service (If Equipped)
189
Playing the Radio
189
Finding a Station
190
Setting Preset Stations
191
Setting the Tone (Bass/Treble)
191
Adjusting the Speakers (Balance/Fade)
191
Using DSP
192
Using RDS
192
RDS Messages
193
XM_ Satellite Radio (If Equipped)
194
Setting PTY Preset Stations
195
Playing a Cassette Tape
195
Cassette Tape Messages
196
Playing a Compact Disc
197
Compact Disc Messages
198
Navigation/Radio System (Option)
199
Console-Mounted CD Changer (Option)
200
Compact Disc Changer Errors
201
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature (If Equipped)
202
Theft-Deterrent Feature
203
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
203
Understanding Radio Reception
204
AM
204
FM Stereo
204
XM Satellite Radio (If Equipped)
204
Cellular Phone Usage
204
Weather Band
204
Tips About Your Audio System
205
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
206
Care of Your Compact Discs
207
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
207
Diversity Antenna System
208
XM Satellite Radio Antenna System (If Equipped)
208
Section 4 Your Driving and the Road
209
Defensive Driving
210
Drunken Driving
211
Control of a Vehicle
214
Braking
214
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
215
Using Anti-Lock
217
Braking in Emergencies
217
Traction Control System
217
Steering
219
Power Steering
219
Magnetic Speed Variable Assist Steering
219
Steering Tips
219
Driving on Curves
219
Steering in Emergencies
220
Off-Road Recovery
221
Passing
222
Loss of Control
223
Skidding
223
Driving at Night
224
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
226
Hydroplaning
227
Driving Through Deep Standing Water
228
Driving Through Flowing Water
228
Some Other Rainy Weather Tips
228
City Driving
229
Freeway Driving
230
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
231
Highway Hypnosis
232
Hill and Mountain Roads
232
Winter Driving
234
Driving on Snow or Ice
235
If You're Caught in a Blizzard
236
Recreational Vehicle Towing
238
Dinghy Towing
239
Dolly Towing
239
Loading Your Vehicle
240
Electronic Level Control
242
Towing a Trailer
242
If You Do Decide To Pull A Trailer
243
Weight of the Trailer
243
Weight of the Trailer Tongue
244
Total Weight on Your Vehicle's Tires
245
Hitches
245
Safety Chains
245
Trailer Brakes
246
Driving with a Trailer
246
Following Distance
246
Passing
246
Backing Up
246
Making Turns
247
Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer
247
Driving On Grades
248
Parking on Hills
248
When You Are Ready to Leave After Parking on a Hill
249
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
249
Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing
249
Section 5 Problems on the Road
250
Hazard Warning Flashers
251
Other Warning Devices
252
Jump Starting
252
Towing Your Vehicle
259
Engine Overheating
259
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
259
If Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
260
If No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine
261
Cooling System
262
How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
265
If a Tire Goes Flat
269
Changing a Flat Tire
269
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
270
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
272
Storing the Flat Tire and Tools
278
Storing the Spare Tire and Tools
279
Compact Spare Tire
280
If You're Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
281
Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out
281
Section 6 Service and Appearance Care
282
Service
283
Doing Your Own Service Work
283
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
284
Fuel
284
Gasoline Octane
284
Gasoline Specifications
285
California Fuel
285
Additives
286
Fuels in Foreign Countries
286
Filling Your Tank
287
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
290
Checking Things Under the Hood
290
Hood Release
291
Engine Compartment Overview
292
Underhood Lamp
293
Engine Oil
293
Checking Engine Oil
293
When to Add Engine Oil
294
What Kind of Engine Oil to Use
295
Engine Oil Additives
296
When to Change Engine Oil (GM Oil Life System)
296
How to Reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL Message
297
What to Do with Used Oil
297
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
298
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
301
When to Check and Change
301
How to Check
301
Checking the Fluid Level
302
How to Add Fluid
304
How to Reset the Transaxle Fluid Change Indicator
304
Engine Coolant
305
What to Use
306
Checking Coolant
307
Adding Coolant
308
Surge Tank Pressure Cap
308
Power Steering Fluid
309
When to Check Power Steering Fluid
309
How to Check Power Steering Fluid
309
What to Use
309
Windshield Washer Fluid
310
What to Use
310
Adding Washer Fluid
310
Brakes
311
Brake Fluid
311
What to Add
312
Brake Wear
313
Brake Pedal Travel
314
Brake Adjustment
314
Replacing Brake System Parts
314
Battery
315
Vehicle Storage
316
Bulb Replacement
317
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting (If Equipped)
317
Halogen Bulbs
317
Headlamps
318
Headlamp Aiming
321
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
323
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
323
Front Turn Signal Lamps
326
Rear Turn Signal Lamps and Taillamps
326
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
328
Tires
329
Inflation -- Tire Pressure
330
When to Check
331
How to Check
331
Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) System (If Equipped)
331
Tire Inspection and Rotation
333
When It's Time for New Tires
335
Buying New Tires
336
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
337
Treadwear
337
Traction -- AA, A, B, C
337
Temperature -- A, B, C
338
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
338
Wheel Replacement
339
Used Replacement Wheels
340
Tire Chains
341
Appearance Care
342
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
342
Cleaning of Fabric/Carpet
342
Cleaning Vinyl
343
Cleaning Leather
343
Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel
343
Cleaning Interior Plastic Components
343
Cleaning Wood Panels
344
Cleaning Speaker Covers
344
Care of Safety Belts
344
Cleaning Glass Surfaces
344
Cleaning the Outside of the Windshield and Wiper Blades
345
Weatherstrips
345
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
345
Washing Your Vehicle
345
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
346
Finish Care
346
Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels (If Equipped)
347
Cleaning Tires
347
Sheet Metal Damage
347
Finish Damage
348
Underbody Maintenance
348
Chemical Paint Spotting
348
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
349
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
350
Engine Identification
350
Service Parts Identification Label
350
Electrical System
351
Add-On Electrical Equipment
351
Headlamp Wiring
351
Windshield Wiper Fuses
351
Power Windows and Other Power Options
351
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
352
Underhood Fuse Block
352
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
355
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
356
Replacement Bulbs
360
Capacities and Specifications
360
Engine Specifications
360
Wheel Nut Torque
360
Capacities
361
Air Conditioning Refrigerant Capacity
361
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
361
Section 7 Maintenance Schedule
362
Introduction
363
Your Vehicle and the Environment
363
Maintenance Requirements
363
How This Section is Organized
364
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
365
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
365
Scheduled Maintenance
366
Footnotes
366
Scheduled Maintenance
367
Engine Oil Scheduled Maintenance
367
Scheduled Maintenance
370
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
377
At Each Fuel Fill
377
Engine Oil Level Check
377
Engine Coolant Level Check
377
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
377
At Least Once a Month
377
Tire Inflation Check
377
Cassette Deck Service
377
At Least Twice a Year
378
Restraint System Check
378
Wiper Blade Check
378
Weatherstrip Lubrication
378
Automatic Transaxle Check
378
At Least Once a Year
378
Key Lock Cylinders Service
378
Body Lubrication Service
378
Starter Switch Check
379
Automatic Transaxle Shift Lock Control System Check
379
Ignition Transaxle Lock Check
380
Parking Brake and Automatic Transaxle PARK (P) Mechanism Check
380
Underbody Flushing Service
380
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
381
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
381
Exhaust System Inspection
381
Fuel System Inspection
382
Engine Cooling System Inspection
382
Throttle System Inspection
382
Brake System Inspection
382
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
383
Part E: Maintenance Record
385
Section 8 Customer Assistance Information
388
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
389
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
390
Customer Assistance Offices
391
United States
391
Canada
391
All Overseas Locations
391
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/ Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U. S. Virgin Islands)
391
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
392
Roadside Service
392
Cadillac Owner Privileges
393
Roadside Service Availability
393
Reaching Roadside Service
394
Roadside Service for the Hearing or Speech Impaired
394
Courtesy Transportation
395
Plan Ahead When Possible
395
Transportation Options
395
Shuttle Service
395
Public Transportation or Fuel Reimbursement
396
Courtesy Rental Vehicle
396
Additional Program Information
396
Warranty Information
397
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
397
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT
398
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS TO GENERAL MOTORS
398
SERVICE PUBLICATIONS ORDERING INFORMATION
399
Service Manuals
399
Transmission, Transaxle, Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual
399
Service Bulletins
399
Owner's Information
399
Current and Past Model Order Forms
399

FAQ about the 2002 Cadillac Seville Manual

What contains the 2002 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 2002 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Seville, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Seville
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2002 Cadillac Seville Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Cadillac Seville year 2002 free?

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The Cadillac Seville (2002) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2002 is available in English.

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