2007 Cadillac Xlr Owner's Manual

2007 Cadillac Xlr owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xlr
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
3.97 MB

Table of Contents

2007 Cadillac XLR/XLR-V BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated and Cooled Seats
9
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
10
Power Reclining Seatbacks
11
Safety Belts
13
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
13
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
17
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
18
Driver Position
18
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
26
Passenger Position
27
Safety Belt Pretensioners
27
Safety Belt Extender
27
Child Restraints
28
Older Children
28
Infants and Young Children
31
Child Restraint Systems
35
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
39
Securing a Child Restraint in the Passenger Seat Position
40
Airbag System
44
Where Are the Airbags?
47
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
49
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
51
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
51
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
52
Passenger Sensing System
53
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
58
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
59
Restraint System Check
60
Checking the Restraint Systems
60
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
61
Features and Controls
63
Keys
65
Keyless Access System
67
Keyless Access System Operation
68
Doors and Locks
73
Door Locks
73
Power Door Locks
75
Automatic Door Lock
76
Programmable Automatic Door Unlock
76
Lockout Protection
77
Trunk
77
Windows
81
Power Windows
82
Sun Visors
84
Theft-Deterrent Systems
84
Theft-Deterrent System
84
Valet Lockout Switch
86
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
87
New Vehicle Break-In
87
Ignition Positions
88
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
89
Starting the Engine
89
Automatic Transmission Operation
92
Parking Brake
97
Shifting Into Park (P)
99
Shifting Out of Park (P)
100
Parking Over Things That Burn
101
Engine Exhaust
102
Running the Engine While Parked
103
Mirrors
104
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®
104
Outside Power Heated Mirrors
105
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
105
Outside Curb View Assist Mirror
106
Outside Convex Mirror
106
OnStar® System
107
Universal Home Remote System
110
Universal Home Remote System (With One Triangular LED)
110
Universal Home Remote System (With Three Round LED)
111
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
112
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With One Triangular LED)
118
Storage Areas
121
Glove Box
121
Cupholder(s)
122
Center Console Storage Area
122
Map Pocket
122
Floor Mats
122
Rear Storage Area
123
Convenience Net
123
Retractable Hardtop
124
Lowering the Retractable Hardtop
124
Raising the Retractable Hardtop
125
Instrument Panel
135
Instrument Panel Overview
138
Hazard Warning Flashers
140
Other Warning Devices
140
Horn
140
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
141
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
141
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
142
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
143
Flash-to-Pass
143
Windshield Wipers
144
Rainsense™ Wipers
145
Windshield Washer
146
Headlamp Washer
146
Cruise Control
147
Adaptive Cruise Control
150
Exterior Lamps
164
Wiper Activated Headlamps
166
Headlamps on Reminder
166
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
166
Adaptive Forward Lighting System
167
Fog Lamps
168
Twilight Sentinel®
168
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
169
Instrument Panel Brightness
170
Courtesy Lamps
170
Entry/Exit Lighting
170
Reading Lamps
171
Battery Run-Down Protection
171
Head-Up Display (HUD)
171
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
175
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
177
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
178
Climate Controls
178
Dual Climate Control System
178
Outlet Adjustment
184
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
184
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
185
Instrument Panel Cluster
186
Speedometer and Odometer
187
Trip Odometer
187
Tachometer
187
Safety Belt Reminder Light
187
Airbag Readiness Light
188
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
189
Charging System Light
191
Voltmeter Gage
192
Brake System Warning Light
192
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
193
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
194
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
195
Tire Pressure Light
196
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
196
Engine Oil Pressure Gage
200
Security Light
201
Fog Lamp Light
201
Lights On Reminder
202
Highbeam On Light
202
Fuel Gage
202
Driver Information Center (DIC)
203
DIC Controls and Displays
204
DIC Warnings and Messages
206
Other Messages
219
DIC Vehicle Personalization
220
Trip Computer
224
Oil Life Indicator
224
Audio System(s)
225
Theft-Deterrent Feature
226
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
227
Radio Reception
228
Care of Your CDs
229
Care of the CD Player
230
Diversity Antenna System
230
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
230
Navigation System
231
Overview
232
Navigation System Overview
232
Getting Started
234
Features and Controls
240
Using the Navigation System
240
Setup Menu
243
Plan Route
249
Edit Memory Point
250
Edit Waypoint
254
Edit Avoid Point/Area
257
Enter Destination
259
Route Preference
269
Maps
271
Symbols
275
Keyless Access System
280
OnStar® System
281
Global Positioning System (GPS)
281
Vehicle Positioning
282
Problems with Route Guidance
283
If the System Needs Service
283
Ordering Map DVDs
284
Database Coverage Explanations
284
Navigation Audio System
285
Six-Disc CD Changer
302
CD/DVD Player
305
Radio Personalization with Home and Away Feature
311
Voice Recognition
312
Driving Your Vehicle
321
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
322
Defensive Driving
322
Drunken Driving
323
Control of a Vehicle
326
Braking
326
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
327
Braking in Emergencies
329
Traction Control System (TCS)
329
Magnetic Ride Control
331
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
331
StabiliTrak® System
331
Steering
333
Off-Road Recovery
335
Passing
335
Loss of Control
337
Racing or Other Competitive Driving (XLR-V)
338
Driving at Night
339
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
340
City Driving
343
Freeway Driving
344
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
345
Highway Hypnosis
346
Hill and Mountain Roads
347
Winter Driving
349
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
353
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
354
Loading Your Vehicle
354
Towing
359
Towing Your Vehicle
359
Recreational Vehicle Towing
359
Towing a Trailer
359
Service and Appearance Care
361
Service
363
Accessories and Modifications
363
California Proposition 65 Warning
364
Doing Your Own Service Work
364
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
365
Fuel
365
Gasoline Octane
366
Gasoline Specifications
366
California Fuel
367
Additives
367
Fuels in Foreign Countries
368
Filling the Tank
369
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
371
Checking Things Under the Hood
372
Hood Release
373
Engine Compartment Overview
374
Engine Oil
377
Engine Oil Life System
380
Supercharger Oil
382
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
382
Automatic Transmission Fluid
384
Engine Coolant
385
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
388
Engine Overheating
388
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
390
Cooling System
391
Power Steering Fluid
396
Windshield Washer Fluid
397
Brakes
399
Battery
402
Jump Starting
403
Rear Axle
407
Headlamp Aiming
408
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
410
Bulb Replacement
412
Windshield Replacement
412
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
412
Tires
413
Winter Tires (XLR-V)
414
Tire Sidewall Labeling
415
Tire Terminology and Definitions
417
Run-Flat Tires
420
Inflation - Tire Pressure
422
Tire Pressure Monitor System
423
Tire Inspection and Rotation
426
When It Is Time for New Tires
428
Buying New Tires
428
Different Size Tires and Wheels
430
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
431
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
432
Wheel Replacement
432
Tire Chains
435
Lifting Your Vehicle
435
If a Tire Goes Flat
440
Appearance Care
441
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
441
Fabric/Carpet
443
Leather
444
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
444
Wood Panels
445
Speaker Covers
445
Care of Safety Belts
445
Weatherstrips
445
Washing Your Vehicle
446
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
446
Finish Care
447
Windshield and Wiper Blades
447
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
448
Tires
449
Sheet Metal Damage
449
Finish Damage
449
Underbody Maintenance
449
Chemical Paint Spotting
450
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
450
Vehicle Identification
451
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
451
Service Parts Identification Label
451
Electrical System
452
Add-On Electrical Equipment
452
Windshield Wiper Fuses
452
Power Windows and Other Power Options
452
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
453
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
453
Underhood Fuse Block
455
Capacities and Specifications
458
Maintenance Schedule
461
Maintenance Schedule
462
Introduction
462
Maintenance Requirements
462
Your Vehicle and the Environment
462
Using the Maintenance Schedule
463
Scheduled Maintenance
465
Additional Required Services
467
Maintenance Footnotes
469
Owner Checks and Services
470
At Each Fuel Fill
470
At Least Once a Month
471
At Least Once a Year
471
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
473
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
475
Engine Drive Belt Routing
476
Maintenance Record
477
Customer Assistance Information
481
Customer Assistance and Information
482
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
482
Online Owner Center
484
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
485
Customer Assistance Offices
485
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
486
Roadside Service
487
Courtesy Transportation
488
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
491
Collision Damage Repair
492
Reporting Safety Defects
496
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
496
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
496
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
497
Service Publications Ordering Information
497
Index
499

FAQ about the 2007 Cadillac Xlr Manual

What contains the 2007 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 2007 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • 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
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Xlr

Where to download the 2007 Cadillac Xlr Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Cadillac Xlr year 2007 free?

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The Cadillac Xlr (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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