2007 Cadillac Cts Owner's Manual

2007 Cadillac Cts owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Cts
Rating:
(6)

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Size:
2.83 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Cadillac CTS/CTS-V BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Memory Seat and Mirrors
11
Reclining Seatbacks
14
Head Restraints
17
Rear Seats
18
Split Folding Rear Seat
18
Safety Belts
20
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
20
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
25
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
26
Driver Position
26
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
33
Right Front Passenger Position
34
Rear Seat Passengers
34
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
38
Safety Belt Pretensioners
41
Safety Belt Extender
41
Child Restraints
42
Older Children
42
Infants and Young Children
45
Child Restraint Systems
49
Where to Put the Restraint
54
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
55
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
61
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
63
Airbag System
68
Where Are the Airbags?
71
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
75
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
76
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
76
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
77
Passenger Sensing System
79
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Restraint System Check
86
Checking the Restraint Systems
86
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
87
Features and Controls
89
Keys
91
Remote Keyless Entry System
92
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
93
Doors and Locks
96
Door Locks
96
Central Door Unlocking System
97
Power Door Locks
97
Delayed Locking
98
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
98
Rear Door Security Locks
99
Lockout Protection
100
Trunk
100
Windows
103
Power Windows
104
Sun Visors
106
Theft-Deterrent Systems
107
Theft-Deterrent System
107
Immobilizer
109
Immobilizer Operation
109
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
111
New Vehicle Break-In
111
Ignition Positions
112
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
114
Starting the Engine
114
Engine Coolant Heater
116
Automatic Transmission Operation
118
Manual Transmission Operation
122
Parking Brake
124
Shifting Into Park (P) (Automatic Transmission)
126
Shifting Out of Park (P)
128
Parking Your Vehicle (Manual Transmission)
128
Parking Over Things That Burn
129
Engine Exhaust
130
Running the Engine While Parked
131
Mirrors
132
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
132
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
133
Outside Power Mirrors
135
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
136
Outside Convex Mirror
137
Outside Heated Mirrors
137
OnStar® System
137
Universal Home Remote System
139
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
139
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
140
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
141
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
147
Storage Areas
151
Glove Box
151
Cupholder(s)
151
Center Console Storage Area (CTS Only)
151
Map Pocket
151
Roof Rack
152
Convenience Net
152
Sunroof
153
Instrument Panel
155
Instrument Panel Overview
158
Hazard Warning Flashers
160
Other Warning Devices
160
Horn
160
Tilt Wheel
161
Reconfigurable Steering Wheel Controls (SWC) (CTS)
161
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
163
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
163
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
164
Flash-to-Pass
164
Windshield Wipers
165
Windshield Washer
166
Headlamp Washer
167
Cruise Control
168
Headlamps
172
Wiper Activated Headlamps
172
Headlamps on Reminder
173
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
173
Fog Lamps
175
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
175
Instrument Panel Brightness
176
Entry Lighting
176
Parade Dimming
177
Reading Lamps
177
Battery Run-Down Protection
177
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
178
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
179
Climate Controls
180
Dual Climate Control System
180
Outlet Adjustment
185
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
186
Steering Wheel Climate Controls (CTS)
187
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
188
Instrument Panel Cluster
189
Speedometer and Odometer
190
Trip Odometers
191
Tachometer
191
Engine Speed Limiter
191
Safety Belt Reminder Light
192
Airbag Readiness Light
192
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
194
Charging System Light
196
Brake System Warning Light
197
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
198
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
199
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light (CTS)
200
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
200
Tire Pressure Light (CTS-V Only)
201
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
202
Oil Pressure Light
206
Sport Mode Light (Automatic Transmission/CTS)
207
Security Light
207
Fog Lamp Light
207
Lights On Reminder
207
Cruise Control Light
208
Highbeam On Light
208
Fuel Gage
208
Message Center
209
Message Center (CTS-V)
209
Transmission Fluid Hot Message
214
Hot Coolant Temperature Warning Message
215
Check Engine Oil Pressure Message
215
Oil Temperature Warning Message
216
Tire Pressure Warning Message
216
One-to-Four Shift Message (CTS-V Only)
217
Driver Information Center (DIC)
218
System Controls
218
Status of Vehicle Systems
219
DIC Main Menu
224
DIC Warnings and Messages
228
DIC Vehicle Personalization
239
Audio System(s)
258
Setting the Time
260
Radio with CD
260
XM Radio Messages
279
Navigation/Radio System
281
Theft-Deterrent Feature
281
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (CTS)
281
Audio Steering Wheel Controls (CTS-V)
282
Radio Reception
284
Care of Your CDs
285
Care of the CD Player
285
Diversity Antenna System
286
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
286
Driving Your Vehicle
287
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
288
Defensive Driving
288
Drunken Driving
289
Control of a Vehicle
292
Braking
292
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
293
Braking in Emergencies
295
Traction Control System (TCS) (CTS)
295
Traction Control System (TCS) (CTS-V)
297
Competitive Driving Mode (CTS-V)
298
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
299
StabiliTrak® System
299
Panic Brake Assist
300
Steering
300
Off-Road Recovery
303
Passing
303
Loss of Control
305
Competitive Driving
306
Driving at Night
306
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
308
City Driving
310
Freeway Driving
311
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
312
Highway Hypnosis
313
Hill and Mountain Roads
314
Winter Driving
316
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
320
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
321
Loading Your Vehicle
321
Towing
326
Towing Your Vehicle
326
Recreational Vehicle Towing
326
Towing a Trailer
328
Service and Appearance Care
329
Service
332
Accessories and Modifications
332
California Proposition 65 Warning
333
Doing Your Own Service Work
333
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
334
Fuel
334
Gasoline Octane
334
Gasoline Specifications
335
California Fuel
336
Additives
336
Fuels in Foreign Countries
337
Filling the Tank
338
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
340
Checking Things Under the Hood
340
Hood Release
341
Engine Compartment Overview
342
Engine Oil
346
Engine Oil Life System
350
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
352
Automatic Transmission Fluid
353
Manual Transmission Fluid
355
Hydraulic Clutch
356
Engine Coolant
357
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
360
Engine Overheating
360
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
363
Cooling System
364
Power Steering Fluid
369
Windshield Washer Fluid
370
Brakes
372
Battery
376
Jump Starting
377
Rear Axle
383
Headlamp Aiming
384
Bulb Replacement
387
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
387
Halogen Bulbs
387
Front Turn Signal and Fog Lamps
388
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Sidemarker Lamps
388
Back-Up and License Plate Lamps
389
Replacement Bulbs
390
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
390
Tires
392
Winter Tires
393
Tire Sidewall Labeling
394
Tire Terminology and Definitions
397
Run-Flat Tires (CTS-V)
400
Inflation - Tire Pressure
402
High-Speed Operation
404
Tire Pressure Monitor System
405
Tire Inspection and Rotation
409
When It Is Time for New Tires
411
Buying New Tires
411
Different Size Tires and Wheels
414
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
414
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
416
Wheel Replacement
416
Tire Chains
418
Lifting Your Vehicle (CTS-V)
418
If a Tire Goes Flat
422
Changing a Flat Tire (CTS Only)
424
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools (CTS Only)
425
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire (CTS Only)
427
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools (CTS Only)
433
Compact Spare Tire (CTS Only)
434
Appearance Care
435
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
435
Fabric/Carpet
437
Leather
438
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
438
Wood Panels
439
Speaker Covers
439
Care of Safety Belts
439
Weatherstrips
439
Washing Your Vehicle
439
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
440
Finish Care
440
Windshield and Wiper Blades
441
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
441
Tires
442
Sheet Metal Damage
442
Finish Damage
442
Underbody Maintenance
443
Chemical Paint Spotting
443
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
444
Vehicle Identification
445
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
445
Service Parts Identification Label
445
Electrical System
446
Add-On Electrical Equipment
446
Windshield Wiper Fuses
446
Power Windows and Other Power Options
446
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
447
Underhood Fuse Block
447
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
451
Capacities and Specifications
457
Maintenance Schedule
459
Maintenance Schedule
460
Introduction
460
Maintenance Requirements
460
Your Vehicle and the Environment
461
Using the Maintenance Schedule
461
Scheduled Maintenance
463
Additional Required Services
466
Maintenance Footnotes
467
Owner Checks and Services
469
At Each Fuel Fill
470
At Least Once a Month
470
At Least Once a Year
471
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
474
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
476
Engine Drive Belt Routing
477
Maintenance Record
478
Customer Assistance Information
481
Customer Assistance and Information
482
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
482
Online Owner Center
485
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
486
Customer Assistance Offices
486
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
487
Roadside Service
488
Courtesy Transportation
491
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
494
Collision Damage Repair
495
Reporting Safety Defects
500
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
500
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
500
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
500
Service Publications Ordering Information
501
Index
503

FAQ about the 2007 Cadillac Cts Manual

What contains the 2007 Cts manual?

The Cadillac Cts owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Cts. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Cts 2007 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Cts owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Cts
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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