2005 Cadillac Srx Owner's Manual

2005 Cadillac Srx owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Srx
Rating:
(10)

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Size:
2.6 MB

Table of Contents

2005 Cadillac SRX Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Passenger Seat
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Rear Seats
14
Rear Seat Operation
14
Stowable Seat
14
Safety Belts
16
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
Rear Seat Passengers
28
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
31
Safety Belt Pretensioners
33
Safety Belt Extender
33
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
40
Where to Put the Restraint
43
Top Strap
44
Top Strap Anchor Location
45
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
46
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
48
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
48
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
51
Airbag System
53
Where Are the Airbags?
56
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
60
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
61
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
61
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
62
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
64
Restraint System Check
64
Checking Your Restraint Systems
64
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
65
Features and Controls
67
Keys
69
Remote Keyless Entry System
71
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
72
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
Liftgate
78
Windows
79
Power Windows
80
Sun Visors
82
Theft-Deterrent Systems
83
Theft-Deterrent System
83
Immobilizer
84
Immobilizer Operation
85
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
86
New Vehicle Break-In
86
Ignition Positions
87
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
88
Starting Your Engine
89
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
89
Engine Coolant Heater
90
Automatic Transmission Operation
91
All-Wheel Drive
94
Parking Brake
94
Shifting Into Park (P)
96
Shifting Out of Park (P)
98
Parking Over Things That Burn
99
Engine Exhaust
99
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
100
Mirrors
101
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
101
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
101
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
104
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
105
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
105
Outside Convex Mirror
105
OnStar® System
106
HomeLink® Transmitter
108
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
109
Storage Areas
113
Glove Box
113
Cupholder(s)
113
Cell Phone Storage Area
113
Front Storage Area
113
Center Console Storage Area
113
Map Pocket
113
Assist Handles
113
Luggage Carrier
114
Convenience Net
115
Cargo Cover
115
Cargo Management System
115
Sunroof
116
Sunroof (UltraView)
116
Sunroof (UltraView Plus)
117
Vehicle Personalization
119
Memory Seat and Mirrors
119
Instrument Panel
121
Instrument Panel Overview
124
Hazard Warning Flashers
126
Other Warning Devices
126
Horn
126
Tilt Wheel
126
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
127
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
128
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
129
Flash-to-Pass
129
Windshield Wipers
130
Windshield Washer
131
Headlamp Washer
132
Cruise Control
132
Headlamps
136
Wiper Activated Headlamps
136
Headlamps on Reminder
136
Daytime Running Lamps
137
Fog Lamps
138
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
139
Instrument Panel Brightness
139
Entry Lighting
139
Parade Dimming
140
Reading Lamps
140
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
140
Accessory Power Outlets
143
Ashtrays and Cigarette Lighter
144
Climate Controls
145
Dual Climate Control System
145
Outlet Adjustment
150
Rear Air Conditioning System
151
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
152
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
153
Instrument Panel Cluster
154
Speedometer and Odometer
155
Trip Odometers
155
Tachometer
156
Engine Speed Limiter
156
Safety Belt Reminder Light
156
Airbag Readiness Light
157
Charging System Light
158
Brake System Warning Light
158
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
159
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
160
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light (CTS)
160
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
161
Tire Pressure Light
161
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
162
Oil Pressure Light
165
Sport Mode Light
165
Security Light
166
Fog Lamp Light
166
Lights On Reminder
166
Cruise Control Light
166
Highbeam On Light
167
Fuel Gage
167
Driver Information Center (DIC)
168
System Controls
168
Status of Vehicle Systems
169
DIC Main Menu
173
DIC Warnings and Messages
177
DIC Vehicle Personalization
186
Audio System(s)
200
Setting the Time
200
Radio with CD
201
Rear Seat Entertainment System
218
Navigation/Radio System
231
Theft-Deterrent Feature
231
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
231
Radio Reception
233
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
233
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
233
Diversity Antenna System
234
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
234
Driving Your Vehicle
235
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
236
Defensive Driving
236
Drunken Driving
237
Control of a Vehicle
240
Braking
240
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
241
Braking in Emergencies
242
Traction Control System (TCS)
243
Magnetic Ride Control
244
Stabilitrak® System
244
Panic Brake Assist
245
Steering
246
Off-Road Recovery
248
Passing
248
Loss of Control
250
Operating Your All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle Off Paved Roads
251
Driving at Night
264
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
266
City Driving
269
Freeway Driving
270
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
271
Highway Hypnosis
272
Hill and Mountain Roads
272
Winter Driving
274
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
278
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
278
Recovery Hook
279
Loading Your Vehicle
279
Towing
284
Towing Your Vehicle
284
Recreational Vehicle Towing
284
Level Control
286
Towing a Trailer
286
Service and Appearance Care
295
Service
297
Doing Your Own Service Work
298
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
299
Fuel
299
Gasoline Octane
299
Gasoline Specifications
300
California Fuel
300
Additives
300
Fuels in Foreign Countries
301
Filling Your Tank
302
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
304
Checking Things Under the Hood
304
Hood Release
305
Engine Compartment Overview
306
Engine Oil
310
Engine Oil Life System
314
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
316
Automatic Transmission Fluid
317
Engine Coolant
318
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
321
Engine Overheating
321
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
323
Cooling System
324
Power Steering Fluid
329
Windshield Washer Fluid
330
Brakes
331
Battery
334
Jump Starting
335
All-Wheel Drive
340
Rear Axle
342
Front Axle
343
Bulb Replacement
344
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
344
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
344
Tires
346
Tire Sidewall Labelling
347
Tire Terminology and Definitions
350
Inflation - Tire Pressure
352
Tire Pressure Monitor System
355
Tire Inspection and Rotation
357
When It Is Time for New Tires
358
Buying New Tires
358
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
360
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
361
Wheel Replacement
361
Tire Chains
362
If a Tire Goes Flat
363
Changing a Flat Tire
364
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
365
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
367
Secondary Latch System
371
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
373
Compact Spare Tire
376
Appearance Care
377
Fabric/Carpet
378
Vinyl
380
Leather
380
Instrument Panel
380
Interior Plastic Components
380
Wood Panels
380
Speaker Covers
380
Glass Surfaces
381
Care of Safety Belts
381
Weatherstrips
381
Washing Your Vehicle
381
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
382
Finish Care
382
Windshield and Wiper Blades
382
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
383
Tires
384
Sheet Metal Damage
384
Finish Damage
384
Underbody Maintenance
384
Chemical Paint Spotting
384
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
385
Vehicle Identification
386
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
386
Service Parts Identification Label
386
Electrical System
386
Add-On Electrical Equipment
386
Windshield Wiper Fuses
387
Power Windows and Other Power Options
387
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
387
Underhood Fuse Block
388
Rear Underseat Fuse Block (Driver Side)
392
Rear Underseat Fuse Block (Passenger Side)
394
Capacities and Specifications
396
Maintenance Schedule
399
Maintenance Schedule
400
Introduction
400
Maintenance Requirements
400
Your Vehicle and the Environment
400
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
400
Scheduled Maintenance
402
Additional Required Services
404
Maintenance Footnotes
405
Owner Checks and Services
406
At Each Fuel Fill
406
At Least Once a Month
407
At Least Once a Year
407
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
409
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
411
Maintenance Record
412
Customer Assistance and Information
415
Customer Assistance and Information
416
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
416
Online Owner Center
418
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
418
Customer Assistance Offices
418
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
420
Roadside Service
420
Courtesy Transportation
422
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
424
Reporting Safety Defects
425
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
425
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
426
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
426
Service Publications Ordering Information
426
Index
429

FAQ about the 2005 Cadillac Srx Manual

What contains the 2005 Srx manual?

The Cadillac Srx owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Srx. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Srx 2005 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Srx owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Srx
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Srx, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2005 Cadillac Srx Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Cadillac Srx year 2005 free?

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The Cadillac Srx (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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