2006 Cadillac Xlr Owner's Manual

2006 Cadillac Xlr owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xlr
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
3.79 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Cadillac XLR BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
8
Heated and Cooled Seats
9
Power Reclining Seatback
10
Safety Belts
11
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
11
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
15
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
16
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
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
33
Securing a Child Restraint in the Passenger Seat Position
34
Airbag System
38
Where Are the Airbags?
40
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
43
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
44
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
44
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
45
Passenger Sensing System
46
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
50
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
50
Restraint System Check
51
Checking the Restraint Systems
51
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
52
Features and Controls
53
Keys
54
Keyless Access System
56
Keyless Access System Operation
57
Doors and Locks
61
Door Locks
61
Power Door Locks
63
Automatic Door Lock
63
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
64
Lockout Protection
64
Trunk
64
Windows
67
Power Windows
68
Sun Visors
70
Theft-Deterrent Systems
70
Theft-Deterrent System
70
Valet Lockout Switch
72
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
72
New Vehicle Break-In
72
Ignition Positions
73
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
74
Starting the Engine
74
Engine Coolant Heater
76
Automatic Transmission Operation
77
Parking Brake
81
Shifting Into Park (P)
82
Shifting Out of Park (P)
84
Parking Over Things That Burn
84
Engine Exhaust
85
Running the Engine While Parked
85
Mirrors
86
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
86
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
87
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
87
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
88
Outside Convex Mirror
88
OnStar® System
89
Universal Home Remote System
91
Universal Home Remote System Operation
92
Storage Areas
96
Glove Box
96
Cupholder(s)
96
Center Console Storage Area
96
Map Pocket
96
Floor Mats
97
Rear Storage Area
97
Convenience Net
98
Retractable Hardtop
98
Lowering the Retractable Hardtop
99
Raising the Retractable Hardtop
100
Vehicle Personalization
108
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
108
Instrument Panel
111
Instrument Panel Overview
114
Hazard Warning Flashers
116
Other Warning Devices
116
Horn
116
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
116
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
117
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
117
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
118
Flash-to-Pass
118
Windshield Wipers
119
Rainsense™ Wipers
120
Windshield Washer
121
Headlamp Washer
121
Cruise Control
122
Adaptive Cruise Control
125
Exterior Lamps
138
Wiper Activated Headlamps
139
Headlamps on Reminder
139
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
140
Adaptive Forward Lighting System
141
Fog Lamps
141
Twilight Sentinel®
142
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
143
Instrument Panel Brightness
143
Courtesy Lamps
143
Entry/Exit Lighting
143
Reading Lamps
143
Battery Run-Down Protection
144
Head-Up Display (HUD)
144
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
148
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
150
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
151
Climate Controls
151
Dual Climate Control System
151
Outlet Adjustment
157
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
157
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
158
Instrument Panel Cluster
159
Speedometer and Odometer
160
Trip Odometer
160
Tachometer
160
Safety Belt Reminder Light
160
Airbag Readiness Light
161
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
162
Voltmeter Gage
164
Brake System Warning Light
164
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
165
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
166
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
167
Tire Pressure Light
167
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
168
Engine Oil Pressure Gage
171
Security Light
172
Fog Lamp Light
172
Lights On Reminder
172
Highbeam On Light
172
Fuel Gage
173
Driver Information Center (DIC)
174
DIC Controls and Displays
174
DIC Warnings and Messages
177
Other Messages
187
DIC Vehicle Personalization
188
Trip Computer
192
Oil Life Indicator
192
Audio System(s)
192
Theft-Deterrent Feature
194
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
194
Radio Reception
195
Care of Your CDs
196
Care of the CD Player
196
Diversity Antenna System
196
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (Trunk Mounted)
196
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (Diversity System)
196
Navigation System
197
Overview
198
Navigation System Overview
198
Getting Started
200
Features and Controls
206
Using the Navigation System
206
Setup Menu
209
Plan Route
214
Edit Memory Point
215
Edit Waypoint
219
Edit Avoid Point/Area
221
Enter Destination
223
Route Preference
232
Maps
234
Symbols
238
Keyless Access System
243
OnStar® System
243
Global Positioning System (GPS)
244
Vehicle Positioning
245
Problems with Route Guidance
246
If the System Needs Service
246
Ordering Map DVDs
246
Database Coverage Explanations
246
Navigation Audio System
247
Six-Disc CD Changer
262
CD/DVD Player
265
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature
270
Voice Recognition
271
Driving Your Vehicle
279
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
280
Defensive Driving
280
Drunken Driving
281
Control of a Vehicle
284
Braking
284
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
285
Braking in Emergencies
287
Traction Control System (TCS)
287
Magnetic Ride Control
289
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
289
StabiliTrak® System
289
Steering
291
Off-Road Recovery
293
Passing
294
Loss of Control
295
Driving at Night
296
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
298
City Driving
300
Freeway Driving
301
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
302
Highway Hypnosis
303
Hill and Mountain Roads
304
Winter Driving
305
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
310
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
310
Loading Your Vehicle
311
Towing
315
Towing Your Vehicle
315
Recreational Vehicle Towing
315
Towing a Trailer
315
Service and Appearance Care
317
Service
319
Accessories and Modifications
319
California Proposition 65 Warning
319
Doing Your Own Service Work
320
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
320
Fuel
321
Gasoline Octane
321
Gasoline Specifications
321
California Fuel
321
Additives
322
Fuels in Foreign Countries
322
Filling the Tank
323
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
326
Checking Things Under the Hood
326
Hood Release
327
Engine Compartment Overview
328
Engine Oil
329
Engine Oil Life System
332
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
334
Automatic Transmission Fluid
335
Engine Coolant
336
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
339
Engine Overheating
339
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
341
Cooling System
342
Power Steering Fluid
347
Windshield Washer Fluid
348
Brakes
349
Battery
352
Jump Starting
353
Rear Axle
358
Headlamp Aiming
359
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
360
Bulb Replacement
361
Windshield Replacement
362
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
362
Tires
363
Tire Sidewall Labeling
364
Tire Terminology and Definitions
366
Run-Flat Tires
368
Inflation - Tire Pressure
370
Tire Pressure Monitor System
371
Tire Inspection and Rotation
373
When It Is Time for New Tires
374
Buying New Tires
374
Different Size Tires and Wheels
376
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
376
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
378
Wheel Replacement
378
Tire Chains
380
Lifting Your Vehicle
381
If a Tire Goes Flat
385
Appearance Care
387
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
387
Fabric/Carpet
388
Leather
389
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
389
Wood Panels
389
Speaker Covers
390
Care of Safety Belts
390
Weatherstrips
390
Washing Your Vehicle
390
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
391
Finish Care
391
Windshield and Wiper Blades
391
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
392
Tires
393
Sheet Metal Damage
393
Finish Damage
393
Underbody Maintenance
393
Chemical Paint Spotting
393
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
394
Vehicle Identification
395
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
395
Service Parts Identification Label
395
Electrical System
396
Add-On Electrical Equipment
396
Windshield Wiper Fuses
396
Power Windows and Other Power Options
396
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
396
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
397
Underhood Fuse Block
399
Capacities and Specifications
402
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
410
At Each Fuel Fill
410
At Least Once a Month
410
At Least Once a Year
411
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
413
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 Xlr Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Xlr, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Xlr

Where to download the 2006 Cadillac Xlr Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Cadillac Xlr year 2006 free?

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The Cadillac Xlr (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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