2010 Cadillac Srx Owner's Manual

2010 Cadillac Srx owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Srx
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
7.56 MB

Table of Contents

2010 Cadillac SRX Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
4
Keys, Doors and Windows
7
Keys and Locks
8
Keys
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
9
Remote Vehicle Start
15
Door Locks
17
Power Door Locks
17
Safety Locks
18
Doors
19
Liftgate (Manual)
19
Liftgate (Power)
20
Vehicle Security
23
Anti-Theft Alarm System
23
Immobilizer
25
Immobilizer Operation
25
Exterior Mirrors
26
Convex Mirrors
26
Power Mirrors
26
Folding Mirrors
27
Heated Mirrors
28
Automatic Dimming Mirror
28
Park Tilt Mirrors
28
Interior Mirrors
28
Manual Rearview Mirror
28
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
29
Windows
29
Power Windows
30
Sun Visors
33
Roof
33
Sunroof
33
Seats and Restraints
35
Head Restraints
36
Front Seats
38
Seat Adjustment
38
Power Seat Adjustment
38
Lumbar Adjustment
40
Thigh Support Adjustment
41
Reclining Seatbacks
41
Heated Front Seats
42
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
44
Rear Seats
45
Heated Rear Seats
46
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
47
Safety Belts
47
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
51
Lap-Shoulder Belt
56
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
60
Safety Belt Extender
60
Safety System Check
60
Safety Belt Care
61
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts After a Crash
61
Airbag System
62
Where Are the Airbags?
64
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
66
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
67
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
67
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
68
Passenger Sensing System
70
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
74
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Airbag System Check
76
Replacing Airbag System Parts After a Crash
76
Child Restraints
77
Older Children
77
Infants and Young Children
79
Child Restraint Systems
82
Where to Put the Restraint
84
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
86
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
91
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
91
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
93
Storage
97
Storage Compartments
97
Glove Box
97
Cupholders
97
Front Storage
98
Armrest Storage
98
Center Console Storage
98
Additional Storage Features
99
Cargo Cover
99
Cargo Tie Downs
100
Cargo Management System
101
Cargo Net
104
Convenience Net
106
Roof Rack System
106
Instruments and Controls
109
Instrument Panel Overview
112
Controls
114
Steering Wheel Adjustment
114
Steering Wheel Controls
114
Horn
115
Windshield Wiper/Washer
115
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
117
Headlamp Washer
117
Compass
118
Clock (Analog Clock)
118
Clock (Digital Clock)
118
Power Outlets
119
Cigarette Lighter
120
Ashtrays
121
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
121
Instrument Cluster
122
Speedometer
123
Odometer
123
Tachometer
123
Fuel Gauge
123
Fuel Economy Gauge
124
Turbo Gauge (2.8L Only)
124
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
125
Safety Belt Reminders
125
Airbag Readiness Light
126
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
127
Charging System Light
128
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
128
Brake System Warning Light
131
Electric Parking Brake Light
132
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
132
Traction Off Light
133
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
133
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
133
Tire Pressure Light
134
Engine Oil Pressure Light
134
Fuel Economy Light
135
Low Fuel Warning Light
135
Security Light
136
High-Beam on Light
136
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
136
Front Fog Lamp Light
136
Lamps on Reminder
137
Cruise Control Light
137
Information Displays
137
Driver Information Center (DIC)
137
Vehicle Messages
141
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
141
Brake System Messages
142
Compass Messages
142
Cruise Control Messages
142
Door Ajar Messages
143
Engine Cooling System Messages
143
Engine Oil Messages
144
Engine Power Messages
144
Fuel System Messages
144
Key and Lock Messages
145
Lamp Messages
145
Object Detection System Messages
146
Ride Control System Messages
146
Airbag System Messages
147
Safety Belt Messages
147
Anti-Theft Alarm System Messages
147
Service Vehicle Messages
147
Starting the Vehicle Messages
147
Tire Messages
148
Transmission Messages
148
Vehicle Reminder Messages
149
Washer Fluid Messages
149
Vehicle Personalization
149
OnStar® System
154
Universal Remote System
156
Universal Remote System Programming
157
Universal Remote System Operation
160
Lighting
161
Exterior Lighting
161
Exterior Lamp Controls
161
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
162
Flash-to-Pass
162
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
162
Automatic Headlamp System
163
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
163
Twilight Sentinel
164
Hazard Warning Flashers
165
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
165
Front Fog Lamps
166
Interior Lighting
166
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
166
Cargo Lamp
166
Courtesy Lamps
166
Dome Lamps
166
Reading Lamps
166
Infotainment System
167
Introduction
167
Theft-Deterrent Feature
168
Overview (Radio with CD)
169
Overview (Radio with CD/DVD and MEM)
171
Operation
173
Radio
177
AM-FM Radio
177
Satellite Radio
180
Radio Reception
184
Multi-Band Antenna
184
Audio Players
185
CD Player (Radio with CD)
185
CD/DVD Player
187
Mass Storage Media (MEM)
191
Auxiliary Devices (Radio with CD )
194
Auxiliary Devices (Radio with CD/DVD and MEM)
200
Rear Seat Infotainment
202
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System
202
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
211
Phone
213
Bluetooth (Overview)
213
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
214
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
218
Bluetooth (Navigation)
229
Climate Controls
239
Climate Control Systems
239
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
239
Rear Climate Control System
243
Air Vents
244
Driving and Operating
245
Driving Information
246
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
246
Defensive Driving
247
Drunk Driving
247
Control of a Vehicle
248
Braking
248
Steering
249
Off-Road Recovery
250
Loss of Control
250
Driving on Wet Roads
251
Highway Hypnosis
252
Hill and Mountain Roads
252
Winter Driving
253
If the Vehicle is Stuck
255
Vehicle Load Limits
255
Starting and Operating
261
New Vehicle Break-In
261
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
262
Ignition Positions
262
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
264
Starting the Gasoline Engine
264
Engine Heater
266
Shifting Into Park
266
Shifting Out of Park
267
Parking Over Things That Burn
268
Engine Exhaust
268
Running the Vehicle While Parked
269
Automatic Transmission
269
Manual Mode
272
Fuel Economy Mode
273
Drive Systems
274
All-Wheel Drive
274
Brakes
274
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
274
Parking Brake
275
Brake Assist
277
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
277
Ride Control Systems
278
Traction Control System (TCS)
278
StabiliTrak® System
279
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
281
Selective Ride Control
281
Cruise Control
281
Object Detection Systems
284
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
284
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
287
Fuel
290
Recommended Fuel
291
Gasoline Specifications
291
California Fuel Requirements
292
Fuels in Foreign Countries
292
Fuel Additives
292
Filling the Tank
294
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
295
Towing
296
General Towing Information
296
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
296
Trailer Towing
300
Towing Equipment
304
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
305
Conversions and Add-Ons
305
Add-On Electrical Equipment
305
Vehicle Care
307
General Information
308
California Proposition 65 Warning
308
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
309
Accessories and Modifications
309
Vehicle Checks
310
Doing Your Own Service Work
310
Hood
311
Engine Compartment Overview
312
Engine Cover
315
Engine Oil
316
Engine Oil Life System
318
Automatic Transmission Fluid
319
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
320
Cooling System
322
Engine Coolant
323
Engine Overheating
326
Power Steering Fluid
328
Washer Fluid
329
Brakes
330
Brake Fluid
331
Battery
333
All-Wheel Drive
333
Starter Switch Check
334
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
334
Wiper Blade Replacement
335
Headlamp Aiming
337
Bulb Replacement
340
Halogen Bulbs
340
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
341
Headlamps
341
Turn Signal Lamps
346
Back-Up Lamps
347
License Plate Lamp
348
Replacement Bulbs
349
Electrical System
350
Electrical System Overload
350
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
350
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
351
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
354
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
355
Wheels and Tires
358
Tires
358
Tire Sidewall Labeling
359
Tire Designations
361
Tire Terminology and Definitions
362
Tire Pressure
365
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
366
Tire Pressure Monitor System
367
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
368
Tire Inspection
372
Tire Rotation
372
When It Is Time for New Tires
374
Buying New Tires
374
Different Size Tires and Wheels
376
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
377
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
379
Wheel Replacement
379
Tire Chains
380
If a Tire Goes Flat
380
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (Without Selector Switch)
382
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (With Selector Switch)
390
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
399
Tire Changing
399
Compact Spare Tire
406
Jump Starting
407
Towing
411
Towing the Vehicle
411
Recreational Vehicle Towing
411
Appearance Care
415
Exterior Care
415
Interior Care
419
Service and Maintenance
423
General Information
423
Scheduled Maintenance
424
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
428
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
428
Maintenance Replacement Parts
430
Maintenance Records
431
Technical Data
435
Vehicle Identification
435
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
435
Service Parts Identification Label
435
Vehicle Data
436
Capacities and Specifications
436
Engine Drive Belt Routing
438
Customer Information
439
Customer Information
439
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
439
Customer Assistance Offices
441
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
442
Online Owner Center
442
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
443
Roadside Service
444
Scheduling Service Appointments
446
Courtesy Transportation Program
447
Collision Damage Repair
448
Service Publications Ordering Information
451
Reporting Safety Defects
452
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
452
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
453
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
453
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
453
Event Data Recorders
454
OnStar®
455
Navigation System
455
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
455
Radio Frequency Statement
455
Index
457
Index_A
457
Index_B
458
Index_C
458
Index_D
459
Index_E
460
Index_F
460
Index_G
461
Index_H
461
Index_I
462
Index_J
462
Index_K
462
Index_L
462
Index_M
463
Index_N
464
Index_O
464
Index_P
464
Index_R
464
Index_S
465
Index_T
467
Index_U
468
Index_V
468
Index_W
468

FAQ about the 2010 Cadillac Srx Manual

What contains the 2010 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 2010 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Srx owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Srx, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Srx

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