2003 Cadillac Seville Owner's Manual

2003 Cadillac Seville owners manual
Year:
2003
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Seville
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
19.45 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Seats and Restraint Systems
8
Front Seats
9
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Safety Belts
13
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
13
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
17
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
18
Driver Position
18
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
25
Right Front Passenger Position
26
Rear Seat Passengers
26
Safety Belt Pretensioners
30
Safety Belt Extender
30
Child Restraints
31
Older Children
31
Infants and Young Children
33
Child Restraint Systems
37
Where to Put the Restraint
40
Top Strap
40
Top Strap Anchor Location
41
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
42
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
45
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
45
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
47
Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR)
50
Where Are the Air Bags?
52
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
54
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
55
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
55
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
56
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
58
Restraint System Check
59
Checking Your Restraint Systems
59
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
59
Features and Controls
62
Keys
64
Remote Keyless Entry System
65
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
66
Doors and Locks
69
Door Locks
69
Central Door Unlocking System
70
Power Door Locks
70
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
70
Rear Door Security Locks
71
Lockout Protection
71
Leaving Your Vehicle
71
Trunk
72
Windows
75
Power Windows
76
Sun Visors
78
Theft-Deterrent Systems
79
PASS-Key III
81
PASS-Key III Operation
81
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
83
New Vehicle Break-In
83
Ignition Positions
83
Starting Your Engine
84
Engine Coolant Heater
85
Automatic Transaxle Operation
87
Parking Brake
90
Shifting Into Park (P)
92
Shifting Out of Park (P)
93
Parking Over Things That Burn
94
Engine Exhaust
94
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
95
Mirrors
96
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar
96
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar and Compass
96
Outside Power Mirrors
98
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
99
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
99
Outside Convex Mirror
100
Outside Heated Mirrors
100
OnStar
101
OnStar System
101
HomeLink Transmitter
103
Programming the HomeLink Transmitter
103
Storage Areas
107
Glove Box
107
Cellular Telephone
107
Center Console Storage Area
107
Map Pocket
107
Assist Handles
107
Garment Hooks
108
Umbrella Holder
108
Floor Mats
108
Convenience Net
108
Sunroof
109
Vehicle Personalization
110
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
110
Instrument Panel
112
Instrument Panel Overview
115
Hazard Warning Flashers
117
Other Warning Devices
117
Horn
117
Tilt Wheel
118
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
119
Exterior Lamps
126
Interior Lamps
130
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
133
Accessory Power Outlets
134
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
135
Climate Controls
136
Dual Climate Control System
136
Outlet Adjustment
140
Rear Climate Control System
141
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
143
Steering Wheel Climate Controls
143
Climate Controls Personalization
144
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
145
Instrument Panel Cluster
146
Speedometer and Odometer
147
Tachometer
149
Safety Belt Reminder Light
149
Air Bag Readiness Light
150
Charging System Light
151
Brake System Warning and Parking Brake Indicator Light
151
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
152
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
153
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
153
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
154
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
154
Oil Pressure Light
157
Security Light
158
Fog Lamp Light
158
Lights On Reminder
158
Cruise Control Light
159
Fuel Gage
159
Driver Information Center (DIC)
160
DIC Controls and Displays
160
DIC Warnings and Messages
163
Climate Controls and Radio System Personalization
170
DIC Vehicle Personalization
171
Trip Computer
182
Oil Life Indicator
182
Audio System(s)
183
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
183
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
183
Radio with Cassette and CD (Base Level)
184
Radio with Cassette and CD (Up Level)
191
Navigation/Radio System
202
Console-Mounted CD Changer
202
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature
205
Theft-Deterrent Feature
206
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
206
Understanding Radio Reception
207
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
207
Care of Your CDs
209
Care of Your CD Player
209
Diversity Antenna System
209
XM Satellite Radio Antenna System
209
Driving Your Vehicle
210
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
211
Defensive Driving
211
Drunken Driving
211
Control of a Vehicle
214
Braking
215
Traction Control System (TCS)
217
Magnetic Ride Control
219
Steering
219
Off-Road Recovery
221
Passing
222
Loss of Control
223
Driving at Night
224
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
226
City Driving
229
Freeway Driving
230
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
231
Highway Hypnosis
231
Hill and Mountain Roads
232
Winter Driving
233
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
238
Towing
239
Towing Your Vehicle
239
Recreational Vehicle Towing
239
Loading Your Vehicle
240
Towing a Trailer
242
Service and Appearance Care
250
Service
252
Doing Your Own Service Work
253
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
253
Fuel
254
Gasoline Octane
254
Gasoline Specifications
254
California Fuel
255
Additives
255
Fuels in Foreign Countries
256
Filling Your Tank
257
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
260
Checking Things Under the Hood
261
Hood Release
262
Engine Compartment Overview
263
Engine Oil
264
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
270
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
272
Engine Coolant
275
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
278
Engine Overheating
278
Cooling System
281
Power Steering Fluid
287
Windshield Washer Fluid
287
Brakes
289
Battery
292
Jump Starting
294
Headlamp Aiming
299
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
301
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
301
Bulb Replacement
304
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
304
Halogen Bulbs
304
Headlamps
304
Front Turn Signal Lamps
308
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
308
Taillamps and Turn Signal Lamps
309
Replacement Bulbs
310
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
311
Tires
312
Inflation - Tire Pressure
313
Tire Pressure Monitor System
314
Tire Inspection and Rotation
315
When It Is Time for New Tires
317
Buying New Tires
317
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
318
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
319
Wheel Replacement
320
Tire Chains
321
If a Tire Goes Flat
321
Changing a Flat Tire
322
Compact Spare Tire
332
Appearance Care
333
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
333
Care of Safety Belts
335
Weatherstrips
335
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
335
Sheet Metal Damage
337
Finish Damage
338
Underbody Maintenance
338
Chemical Paint Spotting
338
GM Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
338
Vehicle Identification
340
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
340
Service Parts Identification Label
340
Electrical System
341
Add-on Electrical Equipment
341
Headlamp Wiring
341
Windshield Wiper Fuses
341
Power Windows and Other Power Options
341
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
342
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
344
Capacities and Specifications
349
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
350
Maintenance Schedule
352
Maintenance Schedule
353
Introduction
353
Your Vehicle and the Environment
353
Maintenance Requirements
353
How This Section is Organized
354
Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
355
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
355
Scheduled Maintenance
355
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
360
At Each Fuel Fill
360
At Least Once a Month
360
At Least Twice a Year
361
At Least Once a Year
361
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
364
Steering, Suspension and Front Drive Axle Boot and Seal Inspection
364
Exhaust System Inspection
364
Fuel System Inspection
364
Engine Cooling System Inspection
365
Throttle System Inspection
365
Brake System Inspection
365
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
366
Part E: Maintenance Record
367
Customer Assistance lnformation
370
Customer Assistance Information
371
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
371
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
372
Customer Assistance Offices
372
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
374
Roadside Service
374
Courtesy Transportation
376
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
378
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
378
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
378
Service Publications Ordering Information
378
Index
380

FAQ about the 2003 Cadillac Seville Manual

What contains the 2003 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 2003 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Seville owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2003 Cadillac Seville Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Cadillac Seville year 2003 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2003 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Cadillac Seville (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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