2010 Cadillac Dts Owner's Manual

2010 Cadillac Dts owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Dts
Rating:
(9)

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Size:
2.54 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Cadillac DTS BookTOC
1
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Heated and Ventilated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belt
15
Sensing System for Passenger Airbag
15
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
23
Portable Audio Devices
23
Steering Wheel Controls
23
Bluetooth®
24
Navigation System
24
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Cruise Control
26
Power Outlets
26
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control System (TCS)
27
StabiliTrak®
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
28
Engine Oil Life System
28
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
28
Roadside Service
29
OnStar®
29
Seats and Restraint System
33
Head Restraints
34
Front Seats
35
Power Seats
35
Power Lumbar
36
Massaging Lumbar
36
Heated and Ventilated Seats
37
Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel
38
Power Reclining Seatbacks
40
Center Seat
41
Rear Seats
42
Heated Seats
42
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
43
Power Lumbar
43
Safety Belts
44
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
44
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
49
Lap-Shoulder Belt
58
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
63
Lap Belt
64
Safety Belt Extender
65
Child Restraints
65
Older Children
65
Infants and Young Children
69
Child Restraint Systems
73
Where to Put the Restraint
76
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
77
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
83
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
85
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
86
Airbag System
90
Where Are the Airbags?
92
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
95
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
97
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
97
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
98
Passenger Sensing System
99
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
104
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
105
Restraint System Check
106
Checking the Restraint Systems
106
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
107
Features and Controls
109
Keys
111
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
112
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
112
Remote Vehicle Start
115
Doors and Locks
117
Door Locks
117
Central Door Unlocking System
118
Power Door Locks
118
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
118
Rear Door Security Locks
118
Lockout Protection
119
Trunk
120
Windows
122
Power Windows
123
Sun Visors
125
Theft-Deterrent Systems
126
Valet Lockout Switch
126
Content Theft-Deterrent
127
Electronic Immobilizer
129
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
129
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
130
New Vehicle Break-In
130
Ignition Positions
131
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
132
Starting the Engine
132
Engine Coolant Heater
134
Automatic Transmission Operation
135
Performance Shifting
137
Parking Brake
138
Shifting Into Park
139
Shifting Out of Park
140
Parking Over Things That Burn
141
Engine Exhaust
142
Running the Vehicle While Parked
143
Mirrors
144
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
144
Compass
144
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
145
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror
146
Park Tilt Mirrors
147
Outside Convex Mirror
147
Outside Heated Mirrors
147
Object Detection Systems
148
Ultrasonic Front and Rear Parking Assist (UFRPA)
148
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
151
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
154
Universal Home Remote System
156
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
157
Storage Areas
163
Glove Box
163
Cupholders
163
Front Storage Area
163
Center Console Storage
163
Center Flex Storage Unit
164
Floor Mats
164
Rear Seat Armrest
164
Convenience Net
164
Sunroof
165
Instrument Panel
167
Instrument Panel Overview
169
Hazard Warning Flashers
169
Horn
169
Tilt Wheel
169
Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column
170
Heated Steering Wheel
170
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
171
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
171
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
172
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
172
Flash-to-Pass
176
Windshield Wipers
176
Rainsense™ II Wipers
176
Windshield Washer
177
Cruise Control
178
Adaptive Cruise Control
181
Exterior Lamps
191
Wiper Activated Headlamps
195
Headlamps on Reminder
195
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
195
Fog Lamps
196
Cornering Lamps
196
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
196
Instrument Panel Brightness
197
Courtesy Lamps
197
Entry Lighting
197
Parade Dimming
197
Reading Lamps
198
Footwell Lamps
198
Battery Load Management
198
Electric Power Management
199
Inadvertent Power Battery Saver
199
Battery Run-Down Protection
200
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
200
Ashtray(s)
201
Analog Clock
201
Climate Controls
202
Dual Climate Control System
202
Outlet Adjustment
207
Rear Climate Control System
208
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
210
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
212
Instrument Panel Cluster
213
Speedometer and Odometer
214
Tachometer
214
Safety Belt Reminders
215
Airbag Readiness Light
216
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
217
Charging System Light
218
Brake System Warning Light
218
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
219
Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light
220
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
220
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
221
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
221
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
222
Tire Pressure Light
222
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
223
Oil Pressure Light
225
Security Light
226
Fog Lamp Light
226
Lights On Reminder
226
Cruise Control Light
226
Highbeam On Light
227
Fuel Gage
227
Driver Information Center (DIC)
227
DIC Operation and Displays
228
DIC Warnings and Messages
233
DIC Vehicle Customization
246
Audio System(s)
254
Setting the Clock
255
Radio(s) (MP3)
258
Using an MP3
268
XM Radio Messages
273
Navigation/Radio System
274
Bluetooth®
274
Theft-Deterrent Feature
285
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
285
Radio Reception
286
Backglass Antenna
287
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
287
Driving Your Vehicle
289
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
290
Defensive Driving
290
Drunk Driving
290
Control of a Vehicle
291
Braking
291
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
292
Braking in Emergencies
293
StabiliTrak® System
293
Traction Control System (TCS)
294
Magnetic Ride Control™
295
Steering
296
Off-Road Recovery
297
Passing
298
Loss of Control
298
Driving at Night
299
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
300
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
301
Highway Hypnosis
301
Hill and Mountain Roads
302
Winter Driving
303
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
305
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
305
Loading the Vehicle
306
Towing
312
Towing Your Vehicle
312
Recreational Vehicle Towing
312
Towing a Trailer
314
Service and Appearance Care
321
Service
323
Accessories and Modifications
323
California Proposition 65 Warning
324
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
324
Doing Your Own Service Work
324
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
325
Fuel
325
Gasoline Octane
325
Gasoline Specifications
326
California Fuel
326
Additives
326
Fuels in Foreign Countries
327
Filling the Tank
328
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
330
Checking Things Under the Hood
330
Hood Release
331
Engine Compartment Overview
332
Engine Oil
333
Engine Oil Life System
336
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
337
Automatic Transmission Fluid
339
Cooling System
342
Engine Coolant
343
Engine Overheating
347
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
349
Power Steering Fluid
350
Windshield Washer Fluid
351
Brakes
352
Battery
354
Jump Starting
356
Headlamp Aiming
360
Bulb Replacement
363
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
363
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
364
Tires
366
Tire Sidewall Labeling
367
Tire Terminology and Definitions
372
Inflation - Tire Pressure
374
High-Speed Operation
376
Tire Pressure Monitor System
377
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
378
Tire Inspection and Rotation
382
When It Is Time for New Tires
384
Buying New Tires
384
Different Size Tires and Wheels
386
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
387
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
388
Wheel Replacement
388
Tire Chains
390
If a Tire Goes Flat
390
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
391
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit Storage
399
Changing a Flat Tire
400
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
401
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
403
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
408
Spare Tire
410
Appearance Care
411
Interior Cleaning
411
Fabric/Carpet
412
Leather
413
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
414
Wood Panels
414
Speaker Covers
414
Care of Safety Belts
415
Weatherstrips
415
Washing Your Vehicle
415
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
416
Finish Care
416
Windshield and Wiper Blades
417
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
417
Tires
418
Sheet Metal Damage
418
Finish Damage
418
Underbody Maintenance
418
Chemical Paint Spotting
419
Vehicle Identification
419
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
419
Service Parts Identification Label
420
Electrical System
420
Add-On Electrical Equipment
420
Headlamp Wiring
420
Windshield Wiper Fuses
420
Power Windows and Other Power Options
421
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
421
Underhood Fuse Block
421
Rear Underseat Fuse Block
424
Capacities and Specifications
429
Maintenance Schedule
431
Maintenance Schedule
432
Introduction
432
Scheduled Maintenance
433
Owner Checks and Services
436
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
438
Maintenance Replacement Parts
440
Engine Drive Belt Routing
441
Maintenance Record
442
Customer Assistance Information
445
Customer Assistance and Information
446
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
446
Online Owner Center
449
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
450
Customer Assistance Offices
450
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
451
Roadside Service
451
Scheduling Service Appointments
455
Courtesy Transportation Program
455
Collision Damage Repair
457
Reporting Safety Defects
460
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
460
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
460
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
460
Service Publications Ordering Information
461
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
462
Event Data Recorders
463
OnStar®
464
Navigation System
464
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
464
Radio Frequency Statement
464
Index
465

FAQ about the 2010 Cadillac Dts Manual

What contains the 2010 Dts manual?

The Cadillac Dts owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Dts. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Dts 2010 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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