2004 Cadillac Xlr Owner's Manual

2004 Cadillac Xlr owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xlr
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.43 MB

Table of Contents

Cadillac XLR Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Eight-Way Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated and Cooled Seats
9
Safety Belts
10
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
10
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
14
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
15
Driver Position
16
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
22
Passenger Position
23
Safety Belt Pretensioners
23
Safety Belt Extender
23
Child Restraints
24
Older Children
24
Infants and Young Children
26
Child Restraint Systems
29
Top Strap
33
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
33
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
35
Securing a Child Restraint in the Passenger Seat Position
37
Air Bag Systems
42
Where Are the Air Bags?
44
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
46
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
47
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
47
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
48
Air Bag Off Switch
49
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
54
Restraint System Check
54
Checking Your Restraint Systems
54
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
55
Features and Controls
57
Keys
58
Keyless Access System
59
Keyless Access System Operation
60
Doors and Locks
64
Door Locks
64
Power Door Locks
66
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
66
Lockout Protection
67
Leaving Your Vehicle
67
Trunk
67
Windows
70
Power Windows
71
Sun Visors
72
Theft-Deterrent Systems
73
Theft-Deterrent System
73
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
75
New Vehicle Break-In
75
Ignition Positions
75
Starting Your Engine
76
Engine Coolant Heater
77
Automatic Transmission Operation
79
Parking Brake
82
Shifting Into Park (P)
84
Shifting Out of Park (P)
86
Parking Over Things That Burn
87
Engine Exhaust
87
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
88
Mirrors
89
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
89
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
89
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
90
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
90
Outside Convex Mirror
90
OnStar® System
91
HomeLink® Transmitter
93
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
93
Storage Areas
97
Glove Box
97
Cupholder(s)
97
Center Console Storage Area
97
Map Pocket
98
Floor Mats
98
Rear Storage Area
99
Convenience Net
99
Retractable Hardtop
100
Lowering the Retractable Hardtop
100
Raising the Retractable Hardtop
101
Vehicle Personalization
109
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
109
Instrument Panel
111
Instrument Panel Overview
114
Hazard Warning Flashers
116
Other Warning Devices
116
Horn
117
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
117
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
117
Exterior Lamps
134
Interior Lamps
137
Head-Up Display (HUD)
139
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
142
Accessory Power Outlets
144
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
145
Climate Controls
145
Dual Climate Control System
145
Outlet Adjustment
150
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
150
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
151
Instrument Panel Cluster
152
Speedometer and Odometer
153
Trip Odometer
153
Tachometer
153
Safety Belt Reminder Light
153
Air Bag Readiness Light
154
Air Bag Off Light
155
Voltmeter Gage
156
Brake System Warning Light
157
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
158
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
158
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
159
Tire Pressure Light
160
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
160
Engine Oil Pressure Gage
164
Security Light
164
Fog Lamp Light
165
Lights On Reminder
165
Fuel Gage
166
Driver Information Center (DIC)
167
DIC Controls and Displays
167
DIC Warnings and Messages
169
Other Messages
177
DIC Vehicle Personalization
178
Trip Computer
182
Oil Life Indicator
182
Audio System(s)
182
Navigation/Radio System
183
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature
183
Theft-Deterrent Feature
184
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
184
Understanding Radio Reception
185
Care of Your CDs
185
Care of Your CD Player
185
Diversity Antenna System
186
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
186
Driving Your Vehicle
187
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
188
Defensive Driving
188
Drunken Driving
188
Control of a Vehicle
191
Braking
192
Traction Control System (TCS)
195
Magnetic Ride Control
196
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
196
Stabilitrak® System
197
Steering
198
Off-Road Recovery
201
Passing
201
Loss of Control
202
Driving at Night
204
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
206
City Driving
209
Freeway Driving
210
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
211
Highway Hypnosis
212
Hill and Mountain Roads
212
Winter Driving
214
Towing Your Vehicle
218
Recreational Vehicle Towing
218
Loading Your Vehicle
218
Loading Your Vehicle
221
Loading Your Vehicle
222
Towing a Trailer
223
Service and Appearance Care
225
Service
227
Doing Your Own Service Work
227
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
228
Fuel
228
Gasoline Octane
228
Gasoline Specifications
229
California Fuel
229
Additives
230
Fuels in Foreign Countries
230
Filling Your Tank
231
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
234
Checking Things Under the Hood
234
Hood Release
235
Engine Compartment Overview
236
Engine Oil
237
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
242
Automatic Transmission Fluid
243
Engine Coolant
244
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
247
Engine Overheating
247
Cooling System
250
Power Steering Fluid
256
Windshield Washer Fluid
257
Brakes
259
Battery
262
Jump Starting
263
Rear Axle
269
Headlamp Aiming
270
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
271
Bulb Replacement
273
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
273
Tires
274
Run-Flat Tires
280
Inflation - Tire Pressure
281
Tire Pressure Monitor System
282
Tire Inspection and Rotation
284
When It Is Time for New Tires
286
Buying New Tires
287
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
288
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
289
Wheel Replacement
290
Tire Chains
292
Lifting Your Vehicle
293
If a Tire Goes Flat
297
Appearance Care
299
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
299
Care of Safety Belts
302
Weatherstrips
302
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
302
Finish Damage
304
Underbody Maintenance
305
Chemical Paint Spotting
305
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
306
Vehicle Identification
307
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
307
Service Parts Identification Label
307
Electrical System
308
Add-On Electrical Equipment
308
Windshield Wiper Fuses
308
Power Windows and Other Power Options
308
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
309
Capacities and Specifications
315
Maintenance Schedule
317
Maintenance Schedule
318
Introduction
318
Maintenance Requirements
318
Your Vehicle and the Environment
318
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
318
Scheduled Maintenance
320
Additional Required Services
322
Maintenance Footnotes
323
Owner Checks and Services
324
At Each Fuel Fill
324
At Least Once a Month
324
At Least Once a Year
325
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
327
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
329
Maintenance Record
330
Customer Assistance Information
333
Customer Assistance Information
334
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
334
Online Owner Center
335
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
336
Customer Assistance Offices
336
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
337
Roadside Service
337
Courtesy Transportation
339
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
339
Reporting Safety Defects
340
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
340
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
341
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
341
Service Publications Ordering Information
341
Index
345

FAQ about the 2004 Cadillac Xlr Manual

What contains the 2004 Xlr manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Xlr owners can do
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2004 Cadillac Xlr Owners Manual?

The Cadillac Xlr owner manual for the 2004 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Cadillac Xlr year 2004 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2004 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Cadillac Xlr (2004) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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