2006 Cadillac Dts Owner's Manual

2006 Cadillac Dts owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Dts
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.67 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Cadillac DTS BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
9
Massaging Lumbar
9
Heated and Cooled Seats
10
Power Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Center Seat
14
Rear Seats
14
Heated Seats
14
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
15
Power Lumbar
15
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
22
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
28
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
29
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Center Front Passenger Position
30
Rear Seat Passengers
31
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
34
Safety Belt Pretensioners
37
Safety Belt Extender
37
Child Restraints
38
Older Children
38
Infants and Young Children
41
Child Restraint Systems
44
Where to Put the Restraint
48
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
49
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
55
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
57
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
58
Airbag System
61
Where Are the Airbags?
64
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
67
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
69
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
69
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
70
Passenger Sensing System
71
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Restraint System Check
77
Checking the Restraint Systems
77
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
78
Features and Controls
79
Keys
81
Remote Keyless Entry System
82
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
83
Doors and Locks
88
Door Locks
88
Central Door Unlocking System
89
Power Door Locks
89
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
89
Rear Door Security Locks
90
Lockout Protection
90
Trunk
91
Windows
93
Power Windows
94
Sun Visors
96
Theft-Deterrent Systems
97
Valet Lockout Switch
97
Content Theft-Deterrent
97
99
Operation
99
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
101
New Vehicle Break-In
101
Ignition Positions
101
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
102
Starting the Engine
102
Engine Coolant Heater
103
Automatic Transaxle Operation
104
Performance Shifting
106
Parking Brake
107
Shifting Into Park (P)
108
Shifting Out of Park (P)
110
Parking Over Things That Burn
111
Engine Exhaust
111
Running the Engine While Parked
112
Mirrors
113
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Intellibeam™, OnStar®, and Compass
113
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
115
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
117
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
119
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
120
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
120
Outside Convex Mirror
120
Outside Heated Mirrors
120
OnStar® System
121
Universal Home Remote System
123
Universal Home Remote System Operation
124
Storage Areas
127
Glove Box
127
Cupholder(s)
127
Coinholder(s)
127
Center Console Storage Area
127
Center Flex Storage Unit
128
Rear Seat Armrest
128
Convenience Net
128
Sunroof
128
Vehicle Personalization
129
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
129
Instrument Panel
131
Instrument Panel Overview
134
Hazard Warning Flashers
136
Other Warning Devices
136
Horn
136
Tilt Wheel
136
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
137
Heated Steering Wheel
137
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
138
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
138
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
139
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
139
Flash-to-Pass
143
Windshield Wipers
143
Rainsense™ II Wipers
144
Windshield Washer
145
Cruise Control
146
Adaptive Cruise Control
149
Exterior Lamps
160
Wiper Activated Headlamps
164
Headlamps on Reminder
164
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
164
Fog Lamps
165
Cornering Lamps
165
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
165
Instrument Panel Brightness
166
Courtesy Lamps
166
Entry Lighting
166
Parade Dimming
166
Reading Lamps
167
Battery Load Management
167
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
167
Ultrasonic Front and Rear Parking Assist (UFRPA)
168
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
172
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
173
Analog Clock
174
Climate Controls
174
Dual Climate Control System
174
Outlet Adjustment
180
Rear Climate Control System
181
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
183
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
185
Instrument Panel Cluster
186
Speedometer and Odometer
187
Tachometer
187
Safety Belt Reminder Light
187
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
188
Airbag Readiness Light
188
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
189
Charging System Light
191
Brake System Warning Light
192
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
193
Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
193
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
194
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
194
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
195
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
195
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
196
Oil Pressure Light
198
Security Light
199
Fog Lamp Light
199
Rear Fog Lamp Light
199
Lights On Reminder
200
Cruise Control Light
200
Highbeam On Light
200
Fuel Gage
200
Driver Information Center (DIC)
201
DIC Controls and Displays
202
DIC Warnings and Messages
206
DIC Vehicle Customization
218
Audio System(s)
227
Setting the Time (Radio with Single CD Player)
228
Setting the Time (Radio with Six-Disc CD Player)
230
Radio with CD (MP3)
232
Navigation/Radio System
251
Theft-Deterrent Feature
251
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
252
Radio Reception
253
Care of Your CDs
254
Care of the CD Player
254
Diversity Antenna System
254
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
255
Driving Your Vehicle
257
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
258
Defensive Driving
258
Drunken Driving
259
Control of a Vehicle
261
Braking
262
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
263
Braking in Emergencies
264
Traction Control System (TCS)
265
Magnetic Ride Control
266
StabiliTrak® System
266
Panic Brake Assist
267
Steering
267
Off-Road Recovery
269
Passing
270
Loss of Control
271
Driving at Night
273
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
274
City Driving
277
Freeway Driving
278
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
279
Highway Hypnosis
280
Hill and Mountain Roads
280
Winter Driving
282
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
286
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
287
Loading Your Vehicle
287
Towing
293
Towing Your Vehicle
293
Recreational Vehicle Towing
293
Towing a Trailer
294
Service and Appearance Care
301
Service
303
Accessories and Modifications
303
California Proposition 65 Warning
303
Doing Your Own Service Work
304
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
305
Fuel
305
Gasoline Octane
305
Gasoline Specifications
306
California Fuel
306
Additives
306
Fuels in Foreign Countries
307
Filling the Tank
308
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
310
Checking Things Under the Hood
310
Hood Release
311
Engine Compartment Overview
312
Engine Oil
313
Engine Oil Life System
316
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
318
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
319
Engine Coolant
322
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
325
Engine Overheating
325
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
327
Cooling System
328
Power Steering Fluid
333
Windshield Washer Fluid
334
Brakes
335
Battery
337
Jump Starting
339
Headlamp Aiming
344
Bulb Replacement
347
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
347
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
347
Tires
349
Tire Sidewall Labeling
350
Tire Terminology and Definitions
353
Inflation - Tire Pressure
356
Tire Pressure Monitor System
359
Tire Inspection and Rotation
363
When It Is Time for New Tires
364
Buying New Tires
365
Different Size Tires and Wheels
366
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
367
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
369
Wheel Replacement
369
Tire Chains
370
If a Tire Goes Flat
371
Changing a Flat Tire
372
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
373
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
375
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
380
Spare Tire
381
Appearance Care
383
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
383
Fabric/Carpet
384
Leather
385
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
385
Wood Panels
385
Speaker Covers
386
Care of Safety Belts
386
Weatherstrips
386
Washing Your Vehicle
386
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
386
Finish Care
387
Windshield and Wiper Blades
387
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
388
Tires
388
Sheet Metal Damage
389
Finish Damage
389
Underbody Maintenance
389
Chemical Paint Spotting
389
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
390
Vehicle Identification
391
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
391
Service Parts Identification Label
391
Electrical System
392
Add-On Electrical Equipment
392
Headlamp Wiring
392
Windshield Wiper Fuses
392
Power Windows and Other Power Options
393
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
393
Underhood Fuse Block
393
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
396
Capacities and Specifications
401
Maintenance Schedule
403
Maintenance Schedule
404
Introduction
404
Maintenance Requirements
404
Your Vehicle and the Environment
404
Using the Maintenance Schedule
404
Scheduled Maintenance
406
Additional Required Services
408
Maintenance Footnotes
409
Owner Checks and Services
411
At Each Fuel Fill
411
At Least Once a Month
411
At Least Once a Year
412
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
414
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
415
Maintenance Record
416
Customer Assistance and Information
419
Customer Assistance and Information
420
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
420
Online Owner Center
421
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
422
Customer Assistance Offices
422
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
423
Roadside Service
424
Courtesy Transportation
425
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
427
Collision Damage Repair
428
Reporting Safety Defects
431
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
431
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
432
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
432
Service Publications Ordering Information
432
Index
435

FAQ about the 2006 Cadillac Dts Manual

What contains the 2006 Dts manual?

The Cadillac Dts owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Dts. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Dts 2006 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Dts owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Dts

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The Cadillac Dts (2006) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2006 is available in English.

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