2006 Cadillac Srx Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.51 MB

Table of Contents

2006 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
15
Rear Seat Operation
15
Stowable Seat
15
Safety Belts
17
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
17
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
21
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
22
Driver Position
22
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
28
Right Front Passenger Position
29
Rear Seat Passengers
29
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
32
Safety Belt Pretensioners
34
Safety Belt Extender
34
Child Restraints
34
Older Children
34
Infants and Young Children
37
Child Restraint Systems
41
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
45
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
51
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
54
Airbag System
56
Where Are the Airbags?
59
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
64
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
64
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
65
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
67
Restraint System Check
68
Checking the Restraint Systems
68
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
69
Features and Controls
71
Keys
73
Remote Keyless Entry System
74
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
75
Doors and Locks
78
Central Door Unlocking System
79
Power Door Locks
79
Delayed Locking
79
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
80
Rear Door Security Locks
80
Lockout Protection
81
Power Liftgate
82
Windows
84
Power Windows
85
Sun Visors
87
Theft-Deterrent Systems
88
Theft-Deterrent System
88
Immobilizer
89
Immobilizer Operation
90
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
91
New Vehicle Break-In
91
Ignition Positions
92
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
93
Starting the Engine
94
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
94
Engine Coolant Heater
95
Automatic Transmission Operation
96
Parking Brake
99
Shifting Into Park (P)
100
Shifting Out of Park (P)
102
Parking Over Things That Burn
103
Engine Exhaust
103
Running the Engine While Parked
104
Mirrors
105
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
105
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
105
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
108
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
109
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
109
Outside Convex Mirror
109
OnStar® System
110
Universal Home Remote System
112
Universal Home Remote System Operation
112
Storage Areas
116
Glove Box
116
Cupholder(s)
116
Cell Phone Storage Area
116
Front Storage Area
116
Center Console Storage Area
116
Luggage Carrier
117
Convenience Net
118
Cargo Cover
118
Sunroof (UltraView)
118
Sunroof (UltraView Plus)
120
Vehicle Personalization
122
Memory Seat and Mirrors
122
Instrument Panel
125
Instrument Panel Overview
128
Hazard Warning Flashers
130
Other Warning Devices
130
Horn
130
Tilt Wheel
131
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
131
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
132
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
132
Flash-to-Pass
133
Windshield Wipers
133
Windshield Washer
134
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
135
Headlamp Washer
136
Cruise Control
136
Headlamps
140
Wiper Activated Headlamps
140
Headlamps on Reminder
141
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
141
Fog Lamps
142
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
143
Instrument Panel Brightness
143
Entry Lighting
143
Parade Dimming
144
Reading Lamps
144
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
144
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
147
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
148
Climate Controls
149
Dual Climate Control System
149
Outlet Adjustment
154
Rear Air Conditioning System
155
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
156
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
157
Instrument Panel Cluster
158
Speedometer and Odometer
159
Trip Odometers
159
Tachometer
160
Engine Speed Limiter
160
Safety Belt Reminder Light
160
Airbag Readiness Light
161
Charging System Light
162
Brake System Warning Light
162
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
163
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
164
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
164
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
165
Tire Pressure Light
165
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
166
Oil Pressure Light
169
Sport Mode Light
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
173
DIC Main Menu
177
DIC Warnings and Messages
181
DIC Vehicle Personalization
190
Audio System(s)
204
Setting the Time
205
Radio with CD
206
Navigation/Radio System
222
Rear Seat Entertainment System
222
Theft-Deterrent Feature
235
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
235
Radio Reception
236
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
237
Care of the CD and DVD Player
237
Diversity Antenna System
238
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
238
Driving Your Vehicle
239
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
240
Defensive Driving
240
Drunken Driving
241
Control of a Vehicle
243
Braking
244
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
245
Braking in Emergencies
246
Traction Control System (TCS)
247
Magnetic Ride Control
248
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
248
StabiliTrak® System
249
Panic Brake Assist
249
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
250
Steering
250
Off-Road Recovery
252
Passing
252
Loss of Control
254
Off-Road Driving
255
Driving at Night
268
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
270
City Driving
272
Freeway Driving
273
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
274
Highway Hypnosis
275
Hill and Mountain Roads
275
Winter Driving
277
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
281
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
282
Recovery Hook
282
Loading Your Vehicle
283
Towing
288
Towing Your Vehicle
288
Recreational Vehicle Towing
288
Level Control
289
Towing a Trailer
290
Service and Appearance Care
299
Service
301
Accessories and Modifications
301
California Proposition 65 Warning
301
Doing Your Own Service Work
302
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
303
Fuel
303
Gasoline Octane
303
Gasoline Specifications
304
California Fuel
304
Additives
304
Fuels in Foreign Countries
305
Filling the Tank
306
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
308
Checking Things Under the Hood
308
Hood Release
309
Engine Compartment Overview
310
Engine Oil
314
Engine Oil Life System
320
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
322
Automatic Transmission Fluid
323
Engine Coolant
324
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
327
Engine Overheating
327
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
329
Cooling System
330
Power Steering Fluid
335
Windshield Washer Fluid
336
Brakes
337
Battery
340
Jump Starting
340
All-Wheel Drive
346
Rear Axle
347
Front Axle
348
Bulb Replacement
348
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
348
Halogen Bulbs
349
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
349
Tires
351
Tire Sidewall Labelling
352
Tire Terminology and Definitions
356
Inflation - Tire Pressure
358
Tire Pressure Monitor System
360
Tire Inspection and Rotation
363
When It Is Time for New Tires
364
Buying New Tires
364
Different Size Tires and Wheels
366
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
366
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
368
Wheel Replacement
368
Tire Chains
369
If a Tire Goes Flat
370
Changing a Flat Tire
370
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
372
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
374
Secondary Latch System
379
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
381
Compact Spare Tire
384
Appearance Care
385
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
385
Fabric/Carpet
386
Leather
387
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
387
Wood Panels
388
Speaker Covers
388
Care of Safety Belts
388
Weatherstrips
388
Washing Your Vehicle
388
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
389
Finish Care
389
Windshield and Wiper Blades
389
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
390
Tires
390
Sheet Metal Damage
391
Finish Damage
391
Underbody Maintenance
391
Chemical Paint Spotting
391
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
392
Vehicle Identification
393
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
393
Service Parts Identification Label
393
Electrical System
394
Add-On Electrical Equipment
394
Windshield Wiper Fuses
394
Power Windows and Other Power Options
394
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
394
Underhood Fuse Block
395
Rear Underseat Fuse Block (Driver Side)
399
Rear Underseat Fuse Block (Passenger Side)
401
Capacities and Specifications
403
Maintenance Schedule
405
Maintenance Schedule
406
Introduction
406
Maintenance Requirements
406
Your Vehicle and the Environment
406
Using the Maintenance Schedule
406
Scheduled Maintenance
408
Additional Required Services
410
Maintenance Footnotes
411
Owner Checks and Services
413
At Each Fuel Fill
413
At Least Once a Month
413
At Least Once a Year
414
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
416
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
418
Maintenance Record
419
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
424
Online Owner Center
426
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
426
Customer Assistance Offices
426
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
428
Roadside Service
428
Courtesy Transportation
430
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
432
Collision Damage Repair
433
Reporting Safety Defects
436
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
436
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
436
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
437
Service Publications Ordering Information
437
Index
439

FAQ about the 2006 Cadillac Srx Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Srx owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

Where to download the 2006 Cadillac Srx Owners Manual?

The Cadillac Srx owner manual for the 2006 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Cadillac Srx year 2006 free?

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The Cadillac Srx (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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