2009 Cadillac Srx Owner's Manual

2009 Cadillac Srx owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Srx
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.39 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Cadillac SRX BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
7
Front Seats
8
Manual Seats
8
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Memory Seat and Mirrors
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
15
Rear Seats
17
Rear Seat Operation
17
Stowable Seat
18
Safety Belts
19
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
24
Lap-Shoulder Belt
33
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
38
Safety Belt Extender
38
Child Restraints
39
Older Children
39
Infants and Young Children
42
Child Restraint Systems
45
Where to Put the Restraint
48
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
49
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
55
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
58
Airbag System
62
Where Are the Airbags?
64
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
67
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
69
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
69
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
70
Passenger Sensing System
71
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Restraint System Check
78
Checking the Restraint Systems
78
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
79
Features and Controls
81
Keys
83
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
84
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
84
Remote Vehicle Start
87
Doors and Locks
89
Door Locks
89
Central Door Unlocking System
89
Power Door Locks
90
Delayed Locking
90
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
90
Rear Door Security Locks
91
Lockout Protection
91
Power Liftgate
92
Windows
95
Power Windows
96
Sun Visors
98
Theft-Deterrent Systems
99
Theft-Deterrent System
99
Electronic Immobilizer
100
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
101
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
102
New Vehicle Break-In
102
Ignition Positions
103
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
104
Starting the Engine
104
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
105
Engine Coolant Heater
106
Automatic Transmission Operation
107
Tow/Haul Mode
111
Parking Brake
112
Shifting Into Park
113
Shifting Out of Park
115
Parking Over Things That Burn
115
Engine Exhaust
116
Running the Vehicle While Parked
117
Mirrors
118
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
118
Compass
118
Outside Power Mirrors
119
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
120
Park Tilt Mirrors
120
Outside Convex Mirror
120
Outside Heated Mirrors
120
Object Detection Systems
121
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
121
OnStar® System
123
Universal Home Remote System
127
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
127
Storage Areas
134
Glove Box
134
Cupholders
134
Instrument Panel Storage
134
Center Console Storage
134
Luggage Carrier
134
Cargo Cover
135
Cargo Management System
135
Sunroof
136
Sunroof (Ultra View)
136
Instrument Panel
139
Instrument Panel Overview
142
Hazard Warning Flashers
144
Horn
144
Tilt Wheel
144
Heated Steering Wheel
145
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
145
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
146
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
146
Flash-to-Pass
147
Windshield Wipers
147
Windshield Washer
148
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
149
Headlamp Washer
150
Cruise Control
150
Headlamps
153
Wiper Activated Headlamps
154
Headlamps on Reminder
154
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
154
Fog Lamps
155
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
156
Instrument Panel Brightness
156
Entry Lighting
156
Parade Dimming
156
Reading Lamps
157
Electric Power Management
157
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
158
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
158
Analog Clock
159
Climate Controls
160
Dual Climate Control System
160
Outlet Adjustment
164
Rear Air Conditioning System
165
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
166
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
167
Instrument Panel Cluster
168
Speedometer and Odometer
169
Tachometer
169
Engine Speed Limiter
169
Safety Belt Reminders
169
Airbag Readiness Light
170
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
171
Charging System Light
173
Brake System Warning Light
174
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
175
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
175
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
176
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
176
Tire Pressure Light
177
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
177
Oil Pressure Light
180
Security Light
181
Fog Lamp Light
181
Lights On Reminder
181
Cruise Control Light
182
Highbeam On Light
182
Tow/Haul Mode Light
182
Fuel Gage
182
Driver Information Center (DIC)
183
DIC Operation and Displays
184
DIC Warnings and Messages
189
DIC Vehicle Customization
198
Audio System(s)
206
Setting the Clock
207
Radio(s)
210
Using an MP3
219
XM Radio Messages
225
Navigation/Radio System
226
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
226
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
226
Theft-Deterrent Feature
228
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
228
Radio Reception
229
Rear Side Window Antenna
230
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
230
Driving Your Vehicle
231
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
232
Defensive Driving
232
Drunk Driving
232
Control of a Vehicle
233
Braking
233
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
234
Braking in Emergencies
235
StabiliTrak® System
236
Traction Control System (TCS)
236
Magnetic Ride Control™
238
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
238
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
238
Steering
238
Off-Road Recovery
240
Passing
240
Loss of Control
240
Off-Road Driving
241
Driving at Night
254
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
255
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
256
Highway Hypnosis
256
Hill and Mountain Roads
256
Winter Driving
257
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
259
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
260
Loading the Vehicle
260
Towing
266
Towing Your Vehicle
266
Recreational Vehicle Towing
266
Level Control
268
Towing a Trailer
269
Service and Appearance Care
281
Service
283
Accessories and Modifications
283
California Proposition 65 Warning
284
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
284
Doing Your Own Service Work
284
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
285
Fuel
285
Gasoline Octane
285
Gasoline Specifications
286
California Fuel
286
Additives
287
Fuels in Foreign Countries
287
Filling the Tank
288
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
290
Checking Things Under the Hood
290
Hood Release
291
Engine Compartment Overview
292
Engine Oil
296
Engine Oil Life System
299
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
300
Automatic Transmission Fluid
302
Cooling System
302
Engine Coolant
303
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
309
Engine Overheating
309
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
311
Power Steering Fluid
311
Windshield Washer Fluid
312
Brakes
314
Battery
317
Jump Starting
318
All-Wheel Drive
322
Rear Axle
323
Front Axle
324
Headlamp Aiming
325
Bulb Replacement
325
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
326
Halogen Bulbs
326
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
326
Tires
328
Winter Tires
329
Tire Sidewall Labeling
330
Tire Terminology and Definitions
333
Inflation - Tire Pressure
336
High-Speed Operation
338
Tire Pressure Monitor System
339
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
340
Tire Inspection and Rotation
344
When It Is Time for New Tires
345
Buying New Tires
346
Different Size Tires and Wheels
348
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
348
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
350
Wheel Replacement
350
Tire Chains
352
If a Tire Goes Flat
353
Changing a Flat Tire
354
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
355
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
358
Secondary Latch System
362
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
365
Compact Spare Tire
368
Appearance Care
369
Interior Cleaning
369
Fabric/Carpet
370
Leather
371
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
372
Wood Panels
372
Speaker Covers
372
Care of Safety Belts
372
Weatherstrips
373
Washing Your Vehicle
373
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
373
Finish Care
374
Windshield and Wiper Blades
374
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
375
Tires
376
Sheet Metal Damage
376
Finish Damage
376
Underbody Maintenance
376
Chemical Paint Spotting
376
Vehicle Identification
377
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
377
Service Parts Identification Label
377
Electrical System
378
Add-On Electrical Equipment
378
Windshield Wiper Fuses
378
Power Windows and Other Power Options
378
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
379
Underhood Fuse Block
379
Rear Underseat Fuse Block (Left Side)
383
Rear Underseat Fuse Block (Right Side)
386
Capacities and Specifications
389
Maintenance Schedule
391
Maintenance Schedule
392
Introduction
392
Maintenance Requirements
392
Your Vehicle and the Environment
392
Using the Maintenance Schedule
393
Scheduled Maintenance
394
Additional Required Services
396
Maintenance Footnotes
398
Owner Checks and Services
399
At Each Fuel Fill
400
At Least Once a Month
400
At Least Once a Year
401
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
403
Maintenance Replacement Parts
405
Engine Drive Belt Routing
406
Maintenance Record
407
Customer Assistance Information
411
Customer Assistance and Information
412
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
412
Online Owner Center
415
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
416
Customer Assistance Offices
416
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
417
Roadside Service
417
Scheduling Service Appointments
420
Courtesy Transportation
420
Collision Damage Repair
421
Reporting Safety Defects
424
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
424
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
425
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
425
Service Publications Ordering Information
425
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
426
Event Data Recorders
427
OnStar®
428
Navigation System
428
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
428
Index
429

FAQ about the 2009 Cadillac Srx Manual

What contains the 2009 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 2009 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Srx, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2009 Cadillac Srx Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Cadillac Srx year 2009 free?

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The Cadillac Srx (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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