2003 Cadillac Deville Owner's Manual

2003 Cadillac Deville owners manual
Year:
2003
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Deville
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
20.55 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Massaging Lumbar
10
Adaptive Seat Control
10
Heated Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
16
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
20
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
21
Driver Position
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Right Front Passenger Position
28
Center Front Passenger Position
28
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
33
Safety Belt Pretensioners
35
Older Children
36
Infants and Young Children
39
Child Restraint Systems
42
Where to Put the Restraint
45
Top Strap
46
Top Strap Anchor Location
48
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
48
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
50
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
51
Where Are the Air Bags?
59
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
62
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
63
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
63
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
64
Checking Your Restraint Systems
67
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
67
Remote Keyless Entry System
73
Door Locks
77
Central Door Unlocking System
78
Power Door Locks
78
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
78
Rear Door Security Locks
79
Lockout Protection
79
Leaving Your Vehicle
80
Power Windows
84
PASS-Key III
90
New Vehicle Break-In
92
Ignition Positions
92
Starting Your Engine
94
Engine Coolant Heater
95
Automatic Transaxle Operation
96
Parking Brake
101
Shifting Into Park (P)
103
Shifting Out of Park (P)
106
Parking Over Things That Burn
107
Engine Exhaust
107
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Onstar
109
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar and Compass
109
Outside Power Mirrors
111
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
112
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
112
Outside Convex Mirror
113
Outside Heated Mirrors
113
Glove Box
120
Instrument Panel Storage Area
120
Cellular Telephone
120
Front Storage Area
120
Full Floor Console Storage Area
120
Center Console Storage Area
120
Center Flex Storage Unit
121
Map Pocket
121
Assist Handles
122
Garment Hooks
122
Umbrella Holder
122
Floor Mats
122
Rear Storage Area
122
Rear Storage Door Trim Armrest
122
Convenience Net
122
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
131
Other Warning Devices
132
Horn
132
Tilt Wheel
132
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
133
Exterior Lamps
140
Interior Lamps
144
Night Vision System
147
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
150
Accessory Power Outlets
152
Dual Climate Control System
154
Outlet Adjustment
158
Rear Climate Control System
159
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
161
Steering Wheel Climate Controls
163
Instrument Panel Cluster
165
Speedometer and Odometer
168
Trip Odometer
168
Tachometer (Analog Cluster Only)
169
Safety Belt Reminder Light
170
Air Bag Readiness Light
170
Charging System Light
171
Brake System Warning and Parking Brake Indicator Light
172
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
173
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
173
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
174
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
175
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
175
Oil Pressure Light
178
Security Light
179
Fog Lamp Light
179
Lights On Reminder
179
Cruise Control Light
180
Fuel Gage
180
DIC Controls and Displays
182
DIC Warnings and Messages
185
Climate Controls and Radio System Personalization
192
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
205
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
205
Radio with Cassette and CD (Base Level)
206
Radio with Cassette and CD (Up Level)
213
Navigation/Radio System
224
Glovebox-Mounted CD Changer
224
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature
227
Theft-Deterrent Feature
228
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
228
Understanding Radio Reception
229
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
229
Care of Your CDs
231
Care of Your CD Player
231
Diversity Antenna System
231
XM Satellite Radio Antenna System
231
Defensive Driving
233
Drunken Driving
233
Control of a Vehicle
236
Braking
237
Traction Control System (TCS)
240
Continuous Variable Road Sensing Suspension (CVRSS)
241
Steering
242
Off-Road Recovery
244
Passing
244
Loss of Control
245
Driving at Night
247
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
248
City Driving
251
Freeway Driving
252
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
253
Highway Hypnosis
254
Hill and Mountain Roads
254
Winter Driving
256
Towing Your Vehicle
262
Recreational Vehicle Towing
262
Loading Your Vehicle
263
Towing a Trailer
265
Doing Your Own Service Work
275
Gasoline Octane
276
Gasoline Specifications
276
California Fuel
277
Additives
277
Fuels in Foreign Countries
277
Filling Your Tank
278
Hood Release
282
Engine Compartment Overview
283
Engine Oil
284
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
290
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
292
Engine Coolant
295
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
298
Engine Overheating
298
Cooling System
301
Power Steering Fluid
307
Windshield Washer Fluid
308
Brakes
309
Battery
312
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
321
Halogen Bulbs
324
Headlamps
324
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Parking and Cornering Lamps
328
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
329
Taillamps, Turn Signal, and Stoplamps
329
Replacement Bulbs
329
Inflation - Tire Pressure
332
Tire Pressure Monitor System
333
Tire Inspection and Rotation
335
When It Is Time for New Tires
336
Buying New Tires
337
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
338
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
339
Wheel Replacement
340
Tire Chains
341
If a Tire Goes Flat
342
Changing a Flat Tire
343
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
355
Care of Safety Belts
358
Weatherstrips
358
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
358
Sheet Metal Damage
360
Finish Damage
361
Underbody Maintenance
361
Chemical Paint Spotting
361
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
363
Add-on Electrical Equipment
364
Headlamp Wiring
364
Windshield Wiper Fuses
364
Power Windows and Other Power Options
364
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
365
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
367
Capacities and Specifications
372
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
374
Introduction
377
Your Vehicle and the Environment
377
Maintenance Requirements
377
How This Section is Organized
378
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
379
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
379
Scheduled Maintenance
379
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
384
At Each Fuel Fill
384
At Least Once a Month
384
At Least Twice a Year
385
At Least Once a Year
385
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
388
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
388
Exhaust System Inspection
388
Fuel System Inspection
388
Engine Cooling System Inspection
389
Throttle System Inspection
389
Brake System Inspection
389
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
390
Part E: Maintenance Record
391
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
395
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
396
Customer Assistance Offices
396
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
398
Roadside Service
398
Courtesy Transportation
400
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
402
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
402
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
402
Service Publications Ordering Information
403
Index
406

FAQ about the 2003 Cadillac Deville Manual

What contains the 2003 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 2003 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Deville, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2003 Cadillac Deville Owners Manual?

The Cadillac Deville owner manual for the 2003 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Cadillac Deville year 2003 free?

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The Cadillac Deville (2003) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2003 is available in English.

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