2007 Cadillac Sts Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
3.06 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Cadillac STS/STS-V BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Heated and Ventilated Seats
11
Power Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
13
Rear Seats
14
Heated Seats
14
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
14
Safety Belts
15
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
15
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
21
Shoulder Belt Height Adjustment
29
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
30
Right 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
40
Child Restraint Systems
44
Where to Put the Restraint
48
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
50
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
57
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
59
Airbag System
64
Where Are the Airbags?
66
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
70
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
71
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
72
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
72
Passenger Sensing System
74
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
78
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
79
Restraint System Check
80
Checking the Restraint Systems
80
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
81
Features and Controls
83
Keys
85
Keyless Access System
87
Keyless Access System Operation
88
Doors and Locks
98
Door Locks
98
Power Door Locks
99
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
99
Rear Door Security Locks
100
Lockout Protection
101
Trunk
101
Windows
104
Power Windows
105
Sun Visors
107
Theft-Deterrent Systems
107
Theft-Deterrent System
108
Valet Lockout Switch
110
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
111
New Vehicle Break-In
111
Ignition Positions
111
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
112
Starting the Engine
113
Engine Coolant Heater
115
Automatic Transmission Operation
116
Parking Brake
121
Shifting Into Park (P)
122
Shifting Out of Park (P)
124
Parking Over Things That Burn
124
Engine Exhaust
125
Running the Engine While Parked
126
Mirrors
127
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Intellibeam™ and OnStar®
127
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
127
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
127
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
128
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
130
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
131
Outside Convex Mirror
131
Outside Parallel Park Assist Mirror
131
OnStar® System
132
Universal Home Remote System
135
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
135
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
136
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
137
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
142
Storage Areas
146
Glove Box
146
Cupholder(s)
146
Center Console Storage Area
146
Convenience Net
146
Sunroof
147
Vehicle Personalization
148
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
169
Instrument Panel
175
Instrument Panel Overview
178
Hazard Warning Flashers
180
Other Warning Devices
180
Horn
180
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
181
Heated Steering Wheel
181
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
182
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
182
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
183
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
184
Flash-to-Pass
188
Windshield Wipers
189
Rainsense™ II Wipers
190
Windshield Washer
191
Headlamp Washer
192
Cruise Control
193
Adaptive Cruise Control
197
Headlamps
211
Wiper Activated Headlamps
215
Headlamps on Reminder
216
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
216
Fog Lamps
217
Twilight Sentinel®
218
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
219
Instrument Panel Brightness
220
Entry Lighting
220
Parade Dimming
220
Reading Lamps
221
Battery Load Management
221
Electric Power Management
221
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
222
Head-Up Display (HUD)
223
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
226
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
228
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
229
Climate Controls
230
Dual Climate Control System
230
Outlet Adjustment
237
Rear Climate Control System
237
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
239
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
241
Instrument Panel Cluster
242
Speedometer and Odometer
243
Tachometer
243
Safety Belt Reminder Light
243
Passenger Safety Belt Reminder Light
244
Airbag Readiness Light
244
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
245
Charging System Light
247
Brake System Warning Light
248
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
249
Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
249
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
250
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
251
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
251
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
252
Oil Pressure Light
255
Security Light
256
Fog Lamp Light
256
Lights On Reminder
256
Cruise Control Light
256
Highbeam On Light
257
Fuel Gage
257
Driver Information Center (DIC)
258
DIC Controls and Displays
258
DIC Warnings and Messages
264
Other Messages
279
Audio System(s)
280
Setting the Time
281
Radio with CD
282
Using an MP3
297
XM Radio Messages
303
Navigation/Radio System
305
Radio Personalization
305
Theft-Deterrent Feature
309
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
310
Radio Reception
312
Care of Your CDs
313
Care of the CD Player
313
Diversity Antenna System
314
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
314
Driving Your Vehicle
315
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
316
Defensive Driving
316
Drunken Driving
317
Control of a Vehicle
320
Braking
320
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
321
Braking in Emergencies
323
Traction Control System (TCS)
323
Competitive Driving Mode (STS-V)
325
Magnetic Ride Control
325
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
325
StabiliTrak® System
326
Panic Brake Assist
327
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
327
Steering
327
Off-Road Recovery
330
Passing
330
Loss of Control
332
Competitive Driving
333
Driving at Night
333
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
335
City Driving
338
Freeway Driving
339
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
340
Highway Hypnosis
341
Hill and Mountain Roads
342
Winter Driving
344
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
348
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
349
Loading Your Vehicle
349
Towing
355
Towing Your Vehicle
355
Recreational Vehicle Towing
355
Towing a Trailer
357
Service and Appearance Care
359
Service
362
Accessories and Modifications
363
California Proposition 65 Warning
363
Doing Your Own Service Work
364
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
365
Fuel
365
Gasoline Octane
365
Gasoline Specifications
366
California Fuel
366
Additives
367
Fuels in Foreign Countries
368
Filling the Tank
368
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
371
Checking Things Under the Hood
372
Hood Release
372
Engine Compartment Overview
373
Engine Oil
380
Engine Oil Life System
383
Supercharger Oil
385
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
386
Automatic Transmission Fluid
388
Engine Coolant
389
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
393
Engine Overheating
393
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
395
Cooling System
396
Power Steering Fluid
403
Windshield Washer Fluid
404
Brakes
405
Battery
408
Jump Starting
408
All-Wheel Drive
414
Rear Axle
416
Front Axle
417
Bulb Replacement
417
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
418
Halogen Bulbs
418
Back-Up Lamps
418
Replacement Bulbs
419
Windshield Replacement
419
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
419
Tires
421
Winter Tires
422
Tire Sidewall Labeling
423
Tire Terminology and Definitions
426
Run-Flat Tires (STS-V)
429
Inflation - Tire Pressure
431
High-Speed Operation
432
Tire Pressure Monitor System
433
Tire Inspection and Rotation
438
When It Is Time for New Tires
440
Buying New Tires
441
Different Size Tires and Wheels
443
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
444
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
445
Wheel Replacement
445
Tire Chains
447
Lifting Your Vehicle (STS-V)
448
If a Tire Goes Flat
451
Tire Inflator Kit
452
Changing a Flat Tire
464
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
465
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
466
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
473
Compact Spare Tire
475
Appearance Care
476
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
476
Fabric/Carpet
477
Leather
478
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
479
Wood Panels
479
Speaker Covers
479
Care of Safety Belts
479
Weatherstrips
480
Washing Your Vehicle
480
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
480
Finish Care
481
Windshield and Wiper Blades
481
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
482
Tires
483
Sheet Metal Damage
483
Finish Damage
483
Underbody Maintenance
483
Chemical Paint Spotting
484
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
484
Vehicle Identification
485
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
485
Service Parts Identification Label
485
Electrical System
486
Add-On Electrical Equipment
486
Headlamp Wiring
486
Windshield Wiper Fuses
486
Power Windows and Other Power Options
487
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
487
Underhood Fuse Block
488
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
492
Capacities and Specifications
498
Maintenance Schedule
501
Maintenance Schedule
502
Introduction
502
Maintenance Requirements
502
Your Vehicle and the Environment
503
Using the Maintenance Schedule
503
Scheduled Maintenance
505
Additional Required Services
508
Maintenance Footnotes
510
Owner Checks and Services
512
At Each Fuel Fill
513
At Least Once a Month
513
At Least Once a Year
514
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
516
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
518
Engine Drive Belt Routing
519
Maintenance Record
521
Customer Assistance Information
525
Customer Assistance and Information
526
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
526
Online Owner Center
528
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
529
Customer Assistance Offices
529
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
530
Roadside Service
531
Courtesy Transportation
534
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
536
Collision Damage Repair
538
Reporting Safety Defects
542
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
542
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
542
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
542
Service Publications Ordering Information
543
Index
545

FAQ about the 2007 Cadillac Sts Manual

What contains the 2007 Sts manual?

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

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Sts owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Sts
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2007 Cadillac Sts Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Cadillac Sts year 2007 free?

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The Cadillac Sts (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

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

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