2013 Cadillac Srx Owner's Manual

2013 Cadillac Srx owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Srx
Rating:
(5)

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Size:
7.12 MB

Table of Contents

2013 Cadillac SRX Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
15
Heated and Ventilated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
21
Transmission
22
Vehicle Features
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
23
Infotainment System
23
Driver Information Center (DIC)
24
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
24
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
24
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
25
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
25
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
25
Active Emergency Braking System
25
Storage Compartments
25
Power Outlets
26
Universal Remote System
26
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control System (TCS)
27
StabiliTrak® System
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
28
Engine Oil Life System
28
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
29
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Roadside Service
29
OnStar®
29
Keys, Doors, and Windows
31
Keys and Locks
32
Keys
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
33
Remote Vehicle Start
39
Door Locks
40
Power Door Locks
41
Automatic Door Locks
42
Safety Locks
42
Doors
43
Liftgate
43
Vehicle Security
47
Vehicle Alarm System
47
Immobilizer
48
Immobilizer Operation
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
50
Heated Mirrors
51
Automatic Dimming Mirror
51
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
51
Interior Mirrors
51
Manual Rearview Mirror
51
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
51
Windows
52
Power Windows
52
Sun Visors
55
Roof
55
Sunroof
55
Seats and Restraints
57
Head Restraints
58
Front Seats
60
Seat Adjustment
60
Power Seat Adjustment
60
Lumbar Adjustment
61
Thigh Support Adjustment
61
Reclining Seatbacks
62
Memory Seats
63
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
65
Rear Seats
66
Heated Rear Seats
68
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
68
Safety Belts
69
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
70
Lap-Shoulder Belt
71
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
74
Safety Belt Extender
75
Safety System Check
75
Safety Belt Care
75
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
76
Airbag System
76
Where Are the Airbags?
78
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
80
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
81
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
81
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
82
Passenger Sensing System
83
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
87
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
88
Airbag System Check
89
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
89
Child Restraints
90
Older Children
90
Infants and Young Children
92
Child Restraint Systems
94
Where to Put the Restraint
96
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
97
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
105
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
106
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
108
Storage
113
Storage Compartments
113
Glove Box
113
Cupholders
113
Front Storage
114
Armrest Storage
114
Center Console Storage
114
Additional Storage Features
115
Cargo Cover
115
Cargo Tie-Downs
116
Cargo Management System
116
Cargo Net
121
Convenience Net
122
Roof Rack System
123
Instruments and Controls
125
Controls
126
Steering Wheel Adjustment
126
Steering Wheel Controls
126
Heated Steering Wheel
127
Horn
127
Windshield Wiper/Washer
127
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
129
Headlamp Washer
130
Compass
131
Clock
131
Power Outlets
131
Cigarette Lighter
132
Ashtrays
132
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
133
Instrument Cluster
134
Speedometer
135
Odometer
136
Trip Odometer
136
Tachometer
136
Fuel Gauge
136
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
137
Safety Belt Reminders
138
Airbag Readiness Light
139
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
140
Charging System Light
141
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
141
Brake System Warning Light
144
Electric Parking Brake Light
144
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
144
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
145
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
145
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
146
Traction Off Light
146
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
146
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
147
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
147
Tire Pressure Light
148
Engine Oil Pressure Light
148
Fuel Economy Light
148
Low Fuel Warning Light
149
Security Light
149
High-Beam On Light
149
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
149
Front Fog Lamp Light
150
Lamps On Reminder
150
Cruise Control Light
150
Information Displays
151
Driver Information Center (DIC)
151
Vehicle Messages
154
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
154
Brake System Messages
154
Compass Messages
155
Cruise Control Messages
155
Door Ajar Messages
156
Engine Cooling System Messages
156
Engine Oil Messages
157
Engine Power Messages
157
Fuel System Messages
157
Key and Lock Messages
158
Lamp Messages
158
Object Detection System Messages
159
Ride Control System Messages
161
Airbag System Messages
162
Security Messages
162
Service Vehicle Messages
162
Starting the Vehicle Messages
162
Tire Messages
162
Transmission Messages
163
Vehicle Reminder Messages
164
Vehicle Speed Messages
164
Washer Fluid Messages
164
Vehicle Personalization
164
Universal Remote System
169
Universal Remote System Programming
169
Universal Remote System Operation
172
Lighting
175
Exterior Lighting
175
Exterior Lamp Controls
175
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
176
Flash-to-Pass
176
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
176
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
177
Twilight Sentinel
178
Hazard Warning Flashers
179
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
179
Front Fog Lamps
180
Interior Lighting
180
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
180
Cargo Lamp
181
Courtesy Lamps
181
Dome Lamps
181
Reading Lamps
181
Lighting Features
182
Entry Lighting
182
Exit Lighting
182
Battery Load Management
182
Infotainment System
185
Introduction
185
Infotainment
185
Climate Controls
187
Climate Control Systems
187
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
187
Rear Climate Control System
192
Air Vents
194
Maintenance
194
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
194
Driving and Operating
197
Driving Information
198
Distracted Driving
198
Defensive Driving
199
Drunk Driving
199
Control of a Vehicle
199
Braking
199
Steering
200
Off-Road Recovery
200
Loss of Control
201
Driving on Wet Roads
202
Highway Hypnosis
203
Hill and Mountain Roads
203
Winter Driving
204
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
205
Vehicle Load Limits
206
Starting and Operating
210
New Vehicle Break-In
210
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
211
Ignition Positions
212
Starting the Gasoline Engine
213
Engine Heater
215
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
215
Shifting Into Park
216
Shifting out of Park
217
Parking over Things That Burn
217
Engine Exhaust
218
Running the Vehicle While Parked
218
Automatic Transmission
219
Manual Mode
220
Fuel Economy Mode
222
Drive Systems
223
All-Wheel Drive
223
Brakes
223
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
223
Parking Brake
224
Brake Assist
226
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
227
Ride Control Systems
227
Traction Control System (TCS)
227
StabiliTrak® System
229
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
230
Selective Ride Control
230
Cruise Control
231
Adaptive Cruise Control
233
Driver Assistance Systems
242
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
242
Assistance Systems for Driving
246
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
246
Active Emergency Braking System
249
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
251
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
253
Fuel
255
Recommended Fuel
255
Gasoline Specifications
256
California Fuel Requirements
256
Fuels in Foreign Countries
256
Fuel Additives
256
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
257
Filling the Tank
258
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
260
Towing
261
General Towing Information
261
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
261
Trailer Towing
264
Towing Equipment
266
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
267
Conversions and Add-Ons
268
Add-On Electrical Equipment
268
Vehicle Care
269
General Information
270
California Proposition 65 Warning
271
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
271
Accessories and Modifications
271
Vehicle Checks
272
Doing Your Own Service Work
272
Hood
273
Engine Compartment Overview
274
Engine Cover
275
Engine Oil
276
Engine Oil Life System
278
Automatic Transmission Fluid
279
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
279
Cooling System
281
Engine Coolant
282
Engine Overheating
286
Power Steering Fluid
287
Washer Fluid
288
Brakes
288
Brake Fluid
289
Battery
291
All-Wheel Drive
291
Starter Switch Check
291
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
292
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
292
Wiper Blade Replacement
293
Headlamp Aiming
294
Bulb Replacement
295
Halogen Bulbs
295
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
295
Headlamps
295
Turn Signal Lamps
299
Back-Up Lamps
300
License Plate Lamp
301
Replacement Bulbs
301
Electrical System
302
Electrical System Overload
302
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
302
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
303
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
305
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
307
Wheels and Tires
310
Tires
310
All-Season Tires
311
Winter Tires
312
Summer Tires
312
Tire Sidewall Labeling
312
Tire Designations
315
Tire Terminology and Definitions
316
Tire Pressure
319
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
320
Tire Pressure Monitor System
321
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
322
Tire Inspection
325
Tire Rotation
325
When It Is Time for New Tires
327
Buying New Tires
327
Different Size Tires and Wheels
329
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
330
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
331
Wheel Replacement
332
Tire Chains
333
If a Tire Goes Flat
333
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
335
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
342
Tire Changing
343
Compact Spare Tire
349
Jump Starting
350
Towing
353
Towing the Vehicle
353
Recreational Vehicle Towing
353
Appearance Care
357
Exterior Care
357
Interior Care
360
Floor Mats
363
Service and Maintenance
365
General Information
365
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
367
Maintenance Schedule
368
Special Application Services
373
Additional Maintenance and Care
374
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
377
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
377
Maintenance Replacement Parts
379
Maintenance Records
380
Technical Data
383
Vehicle Identification
383
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
383
Service Parts Identification Label
383
Vehicle Data
384
Capacities and Specifications
384
Engine Drive Belt Routing
385
Customer Information
387
Customer Information
387
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (U.S. and Canada)
387
Customer Satisfaction Procedure (Mexico)
389
Customer Assistance Offices (U.S. and Canada)
391
Customer Assistance Offices (Mexico)
391
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users (U.S. and Canada)
392
Online Owner Center
392
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
393
Roadside Service (Mexico)
393
Roadside Service (U.S. and Canada)
397
Scheduling Service Appointments (U.S. and Canada)
399
Courtesy Transportation Program (U.S. and Canada)
399
Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada)
401
Service Publications Ordering Information
403
Reporting Safety Defects
404
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
404
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
405
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
405
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
405
Event Data Recorders
406
OnStar®
407
Infotainment System
407
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
407
Radio Frequency Statement
407
OnStar
409
OnStar Overview
409
OnStar Services
410
Emergency
410
Security
410
Navigation
410
Connections
412
Diagnostics
413
OnStar Additional Information
413
Index
419
Index_A
419
Index_B
420
Index_C
420
Index_D
421
Index_E
422
Index_F
422
Index_G
423
Index_H
423
Index_I
424
Index_J
424
Index_K
424
Index_L
424
Index_M
425
Index_N
426
Index_O
426
Index_P
426
Index_R
427
Index_S
428
Index_T
429
Index_U
430
Index_V
430
Index_W
431

FAQ about the 2013 Cadillac Srx Manual

What contains the 2013 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 2013 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Srx, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Srx owners can do

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