2005 Cadillac Deville Owner's Manual

2005 Cadillac Deville owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Deville
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.66 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Cadillac DeVille Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
8
Massaging Lumbar
9
Heated and Cooled Seats
9
Reclining Seatbacks
10
Rear Seats
11
Heated Seats
11
Power Lumbar
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
24
Right Front Passenger Position
25
Center Front Passenger Position
25
Rear Seat Passengers
26
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
29
Safety Belt Pretensioners
31
Safety Belt Extender
31
Child Restraints
32
Older Children
32
Infants and Young Children
34
Child Restraint Systems
37
Where to Put the Restraint
40
Top Strap
41
Top Strap Anchor Location
43
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
43
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
45
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
46
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
48
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
48
Airbag System
51
Where Are the Airbags?
54
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
56
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
58
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
58
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
58
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
60
Restraint System Check
60
Checking Your Restraint Systems
60
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
61
Features and Controls
63
Keys
65
Remote Keyless Entry System
67
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
68
Doors and Locks
70
Door Locks
70
Central Door Unlocking System
71
Power Door Locks
71
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
72
Rear Door Security Locks
72
Lockout Protection
73
Trunk
74
Windows
77
Power Windows
78
Sun Visors
80
Theft-Deterrent Systems
81
Valet Lockout Switch
83
PASS-Key® III
83
PASS-Key® III Operation
84
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
86
New Vehicle Break-In
86
Ignition Positions
86
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
87
Starting Your Engine
88
Engine Coolant Heater
89
Automatic Transaxle Operation
90
Performance Shifting (DTS Only)
93
Parking Brake
93
Shifting Into Park (P)
94
Shifting Out of Park (P)
96
Parking Over Things That Burn
97
Engine Exhaust
97
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
98
Mirrors
99
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
99
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
99
Outside Power Mirrors
102
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
103
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
103
Outside Convex Mirror
103
Outside Heated Mirrors
103
OnStar® System
104
HomeLink® Transmitter
106
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
107
Storage Areas
110
Glove Box
110
Instrument Panel Storage Area
110
Cellular Telephone
110
Front Storage Area
111
Full Floor Console Storage Area
111
Center Console Storage Area
111
Center Flex Storage Unit
112
Map Pocket
112
Assist Handles
112
Umbrella Holder
113
Rear Storage Area
113
Rear Storage Door Trim Armrest
113
Convenience Net
113
Sunroof
113
Vehicle Personalization
114
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
114
Instrument Panel
117
Instrument Panel Overview
120
Hazard Warning Flashers
122
Other Warning Devices
122
Horn
122
Tilt Wheel
122
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
123
Heated Steering Wheel
123
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
124
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
124
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
125
Flash-to-Pass
125
Windshield Wipers
125
Rainsense™ II Wipers
126
Windshield Washer
127
Cruise Control
128
Exterior Lamps
131
Wiper Activated Headlamps
132
Headlamps on Reminder
132
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
132
Fog Lamps
134
Cornering Lamps
134
Twilight Sentinel®
134
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
136
Instrument Panel Brightness
136
Courtesy Lamps
137
Entry Lighting
137
Parade Dimming
137
Reading Lamps
138
Battery Load Management
138
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
139
Night Vision System
139
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
142
Accessory Power Outlets
144
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
145
Climate Controls
146
Dual Climate Control System
146
Outlet Adjustment
150
Rear Climate Control System
151
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
152
Steering Wheel Climate Controls
154
Climate Controls Personalization
155
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
156
Instrument Panel Cluster
157
Speedometer and Odometer
159
Trip Odometer
159
Tachometer (Analog Cluster Only)
160
Engine Speed Limiter
160
Safety Belt Reminder Light
161
Airbag Readiness Light
161
Charging System Light
162
Brake System Warning and Parking Brake Indicator Light
163
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
164
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
164
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
165
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
165
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
166
Oil Pressure Light
169
Security Light
169
Fog Lamp Light
170
Lights On Reminder
170
Cruise Control Light
170
Highbeam On Light
170
Fuel Gage
171
Fuel Data Display (Digital Cluster Only)
172
Driver Information Center (DIC)
173
DIC Controls and Displays
173
DIC Warnings and Messages
176
Climate Controls and Radio System Personalization
184
DIC Vehicle Personalization
184
Trip Computer
195
Oil Life Indicator
195
Audio System(s)
195
Setting the Time for Radios without Radio Data Systems (RDS)
196
Setting the Time for Radios with Radio Data Systems (RDS)
196
Radio with CD
196
Radio with Cassette and CD
203
Navigation/Radio System
215
Glovebox-Mounted CD Changer
215
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature
218
Theft-Deterrent Feature
219
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
219
Radio Reception
220
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
220
Care of Your CDs
222
Care of Your CD Player
222
Diversity Antenna System
222
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
223
Driving Your Vehicle
225
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
226
Defensive Driving
226
Drunken Driving
226
Control of a Vehicle
229
Braking
229
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
230
Braking in Emergencies
232
Traction Control System (TCS)
232
Continuous Variable Road Sensing Suspension (CVRSS)
234
Steering
234
Off-Road Recovery
236
Passing
237
Loss of Control
238
Driving at Night
240
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
241
City Driving
244
Freeway Driving
245
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
246
Highway Hypnosis
247
Hill and Mountain Roads
247
Winter Driving
249
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
253
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
254
Loading Your Vehicle
254
Towing
259
Towing Your Vehicle
259
Recreational Vehicle Towing
259
Towing a Trailer
261
Service and Appearance Care
269
Service
271
Doing Your Own Service Work
272
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
273
Fuel
273
Gasoline Octane
273
Gasoline Specifications
273
California Fuel
273
Additives
274
Fuels in Foreign Countries
274
Filling Your Tank
275
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
278
Checking Things Under the Hood
278
Hood Release
279
Engine Compartment Overview
280
Engine Oil
282
Engine Oil Life System
285
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
287
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
289
Engine Coolant
292
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
295
Engine Overheating
295
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
297
Cooling System
298
Power Steering Fluid
303
Windshield Washer Fluid
304
Brakes
305
Battery
308
Jump Starting
310
Headlamp Aiming
316
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
317
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
318
Bulb Replacement
319
Halogen Bulbs
319
Headlamps
319
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Parking and Cornering Lamps
323
Replacement Bulbs
324
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
324
Tires
325
Tire Sidewall Labelling
326
Tire Terminology and Definitions
330
Inflation - Tire Pressure
333
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
336
Tire Inspection and Rotation
337
When It Is Time for New Tires
338
Buying New Tires
339
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
340
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
341
Wheel Replacement
341
Tire Chains
343
If a Tire Goes Flat
344
Changing a Flat Tire
345
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
346
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
348
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
353
Compact Spare Tire
354
Appearance Care
355
Fabric/Carpet
355
Vinyl
357
Leather
357
Instrument Panel
357
Interior Plastic Components
357
Wood Panels
357
Speaker Covers
358
Glass Surfaces
358
Care of Safety Belts
358
Weatherstrips
358
Washing Your Vehicle
359
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
359
Finish Care
360
Windshield and Wiper Blades
360
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
361
Tires
362
Sheet Metal Damage
362
Finish Damage
362
Underbody Maintenance
362
Chemical Paint Spotting
362
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
363
Vehicle Identification
364
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
364
Service Parts Identification Label
364
Electrical System
365
Add-On Electrical Equipment
365
Headlamp Wiring
365
Windshield Wiper Fuses
365
Power Windows and Other Power Options
365
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
366
Underhood Fuse Block
366
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
369
Capacities and Specifications
374
Maintenance Schedule
375
Maintenance Schedule
376
Introduction
376
Maintenance Requirements
376
Your Vehicle and the Environment
376
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
376
Scheduled Maintenance
378
Additional Required Services
380
Maintenance Footnotes
381
Owner Checks and Services
383
At Each Fuel Fill
383
At Least Once a Month
383
At Least Once a Year
384
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
386
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
387
Maintenance Record
388
Customer Assistance and Information
391
Customer Assistance and Information
392
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
392
Online Owner Center
393
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
394
Customer Assistance Offices
394
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
395
Roadside Service
395
Courtesy Transportation
397
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
399
Reporting Safety Defects
400
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
400
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
401
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
401
Service Publications Ordering Information
401
Index
403

FAQ about the 2005 Cadillac Deville Manual

What contains the 2005 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 2005 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Deville owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Deville, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2005 Cadillac Deville Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Cadillac Deville year 2005 free?

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The Cadillac Deville (2005) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2005 is available in English.

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