2004 Cadillac Cts Owner's Manual

2004 Cadillac Cts owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Cts
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.94 MB

Table of Contents

Cadillac CTS Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Passenger Seat
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
13
Split Folding Rear Seat
13
Safety Belts
15
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
15
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
21
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Right Front Passenger Position
28
Rear Seat Passengers
28
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
32
Safety Belt Pretensioners
34
Safety Belt Extender
34
Child Restraints
35
Older Children
35
Infants and Young Children
38
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Top Strap
45
Top Strap Anchor Location
46
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
47
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
49
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
50
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
52
Air Bag Systems
54
Where Are the Air Bags?
56
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
60
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
61
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
61
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
62
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
65
Restraint System Check
65
Checking Your Restraint Systems
65
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
66
Features and Controls
67
Keys
69
Remote Keyless Entry System
70
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
71
Doors and Locks
74
Door Locks
74
Central Door Unlocking System
75
Power Door Locks
75
Delayed Locking
75
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
76
Rear Door Security Locks
76
Lockout Protection
77
Leaving Your Vehicle
77
Trunk
78
Windows
80
Power Windows
81
Sun Visors
83
Theft-Deterrent Systems
84
Theft-Deterrent System
84
Immobilizer
85
Immobilizer Operation
86
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
87
New Vehicle Break-In
87
Ignition Positions
88
Starting Your Engine
90
Engine Coolant Heater
91
Automatic Transmission Operation
92
Manual Transmission Operation
98
Parking Brake
100
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
101
Shifting Out of Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
103
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
103
Parking Over Things That Burn
104
Engine Exhaust
104
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
105
Mirrors
106
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
106
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
106
Outside Power Mirrors
109
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
110
Outside Convex Mirror
110
Outside Heated Mirrors
110
OnStar® System
111
HomeLink® Transmitter
113
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
114
Storage Areas
118
Glove Box
118
Cupholder(s)
118
Center Console Storage Area
118
Map Pocket
118
Assist Handles
118
Garment Hooks
118
Roof Rack Provisions
119
Convenience Net
119
Sunroof
120
Vehicle Personalization
121
Memory Seat and Mirrors
121
Instrument Panel
123
Instrument Panel Overview
126
Hazard Warning Flashers
128
Other Warning Devices
129
Horn
129
Tilt Wheel
129
Reconfigureable Steering Wheel Controls (SWC)
130
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
131
Windshield Wiper Lever
138
Cruise Control
141
Exterior Lamps
142
Interior Lamps
144
Accessory Power Outlets
146
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
147
Climate Controls
148
Dual Climate Control System
148
Outlet Adjustment
153
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
154
Steering Wheel Climate Controls
155
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
156
Instrument Panel Cluster
157
Speedometer and Odometer
158
Tachometer
159
Safety Belt Reminder Light
159
Air Bag Readiness Light
160
Charging System Light
161
Brake System Warning Light
161
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
162
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
163
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
163
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
164
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
164
Oil Pressure Light
168
Winter Driving Mode Light (Automatic Transmission)
169
Sport Mode Light (Automatic Transmission)
169
Security Light
170
Fog Lamp Light
170
Lights On Reminder
170
Cruise Control Light
170
Highbeam On Light
171
Fuel Gage
171
Driver Information Center (DIC)
172
System Controls
172
Status of Vehicle Systems
174
DIC Main Menu
179
DIC Warnings and Messages
183
DIC Vehicle Personalization
201
Audio System(s)
222
Setting the Time
222
Radio with CD
223
Navigation/Radio System
239
Theft-Deterrent Feature
239
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
240
Understanding Radio Reception
241
Care of Your CDs
241
Care of Your CD Player
241
Diversity Antenna System
242
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (48 Contiguous US States)
242
Driving Your Vehicle
243
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
244
Defensive Driving
244
Drunken Driving
245
Control of a Vehicle
248
Braking
248
Traction Control System (TCS)
251
Stabilitrak® System
252
Panic Brake Assist
253
Steering
253
Off-Road Recovery
256
Passing
256
Loss of Control
258
Driving at Night
259
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
260
City Driving
263
Freeway Driving
264
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
265
Highway Hypnosis
266
Hill and Mountain Roads
266
Winter Driving
268
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
272
Towing
273
Towing Your Vehicle
273
Recreational Vehicle Towing
273
Loading Your Vehicle
275
Towing a Trailer
280
Service and Appearance Care
287
Service
289
Doing Your Own Service Work
289
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
290
Fuel
290
Gasoline Octane
290
Gasoline Specifications
291
California Fuel
291
Additives
292
Fuels in Foreign Countries
292
Filling Your Tank
293
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
295
Checking Things Under the Hood
296
Hood Release
297
Engine Compartment Overview
298
Engine Oil
302
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
308
Automatic Transmission Fluid
310
Manual Transmission Fluid
311
Hydraulic Clutch (Manual Transmission)
312
Engine Coolant
313
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
316
Engine Overheating
316
Cooling System
319
Power Steering Fluid
325
Windshield Washer Fluid
326
Brakes
327
Battery
330
Jump Starting
331
Rear Axle
337
Bulb Replacement
338
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
338
Halogen Bulbs
338
Headlamps
338
Front Turn Signal and Fog Lamps
339
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
339
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Sidemarker Lamps
340
Back-Up and License Plate Lamps
341
Replacement Bulbs
341
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
342
Tires
344
Inflation - Tire Pressure
352
Tire Inspection and Rotation
353
When It Is Time for New Tires
354
Buying New Tires
354
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
355
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
357
Wheel Replacement
357
Tire Chains
358
If a Tire Goes Flat
359
Changing a Flat Tire
360
Compact Spare Tire
371
Appearance Care
372
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
372
Care of Safety Belts
374
Weatherstrips
374
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
375
Sheet Metal Damage
377
Finish Damage
377
Underbody Maintenance
377
Chemical Paint Spotting
377
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
378
Vehicle Identification
379
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
379
Service Parts Identification Label
379
Electrical System
379
Add-On Electrical Equipment
379
Windshield Wiper Fuses
380
Power Windows and Other Power Options
380
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
380
Removing the Rear Seat Cushion
386
Capacities and Specifications
392
Maintenance Schedule
395
Maintenance Schedule
396
Introduction
396
Maintenance Requirements
396
Your Vehicle and the Environment
396
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
396
Scheduled Maintenance
398
Additional Required Services
400
Maintenance Footnotes
402
Owner Checks and Services
404
At Each Fuel Fill
404
At Least Once a Month
404
At Least Once a Year
405
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
407
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
409
Maintenance Record
410
Customer Assistance Information
413
Customer Assistance Information
414
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
414
Online Owner Center
415
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
416
Customer Assistance Offices
416
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
417
Roadside Service
418
Courtesy Transportation
420
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
422
Reporting Safety Defects
423
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
423
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
423
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
423
Service Publications Ordering Information
424
Index
427

FAQ about the 2004 Cadillac Cts Manual

What contains the 2004 Cts manual?

The Cadillac Cts owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Cts. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Cts 2004 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Cts
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Cts, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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