2013 Cadillac Xts Owner's Manual

2013 Cadillac Xts owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xts
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
7.42 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
12
Trunk
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
14
Second Row Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Radio(s)
22
Satellite Radio
23
Portable Audio Devices
23
Bluetooth®
24
Steering Wheel Controls
24
Cruise Control
25
Infotainment System
25
Driver Information Center (DIC)
25
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
26
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
26
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
26
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
26
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
26
Active Emergency Braking System
27
Power Outlets
27
Universal Remote System
27
Traction Control System (TCS)
29
StabiliTrak® System
29
Tire Pressure Monitor
29
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
30
Engine Oil Life System
30
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
31
Roadside Service
31
Keys
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
34
Remote Vehicle Start
40
Door Locks
41
Power Door Locks
43
Delayed Locking
43
Automatic Door Locks
43
Lockout Protection
44
Vehicle Alarm System
47
Immobilizer
48
Convex Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
50
Power Windows
52
Sun Visors
54
Power Seat Adjustment
61
Lumbar Adjustment
62
Thigh Support Adjustment
62
Reclining Seatbacks
63
Memory Seats
64
Heated Rear Seats
69
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
72
Lap-Shoulder Belt
73
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
77
Safety Belt Extender
77
Safety System Check
78
Safety Belt Care
78
Airbag System (Sedan)
79
Airbag System (Professional Vehicle)
81
Where Are the Airbags? (Sedan)
83
Where Are the Airbags? (Professional Vehicle)
85
When Should an Airbag Inflate? (Sedan)
87
When Should an Airbag Inflate? (Professional Vehicle)
88
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
89
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
89
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
89
Passenger Sensing System
91
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
95
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
96
Airbag System Check
97
Older Children
98
Infants and Young Children
100
Child Restraint Systems
102
Where to Put the Restraint
104
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
105
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
111
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
111
Instrument Panel Storage
118
Glove Box
119
Cupholders
119
Armrest Storage
120
Cargo Tie-Downs
121
Cargo Management System
121
Steering Wheel Adjustment
123
Steering Wheel Controls
123
Heated Steering Wheel
124
Horn
124
Windshield Wiper/Washer
124
Compass
126
Clock
126
Power Outlets
127
Instrument Cluster
130
Speedometer
134
Odometer
134
Trip Odometer
134
Tachometer
134
Fuel Gauge
134
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
136
Safety Belt Reminders
136
Airbag Readiness Light
137
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
138
Charging System Light
139
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
139
Brake System Warning Light
141
Electric Parking Brake Light
142
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
142
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
143
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
143
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) Warning Light
144
Traction Off Light
144
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
144
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
145
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
145
Tire Pressure Light
146
Engine Oil Pressure Light
146
Low Fuel Warning Light
146
Security Light
147
High-Beam On Light
147
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
147
Lamps On Reminder
148
Driver Information Center (DIC)
148
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
155
Brake System Messages
156
Compass Messages
156
Cruise Control Messages
156
Door Ajar Messages
157
Engine Cooling System Messages
157
Engine Oil Messages
158
Engine Power Messages
158
Fuel System Messages
158
Key and Lock Messages
159
Lamp Messages
159
Object Detection System Messages
160
Ride Control System Messages
162
Airbag System Messages
163
Security Messages
163
Service Vehicle Messages
163
Starting the Vehicle Messages
163
Tire Messages
163
Transmission Messages
164
Vehicle Reminder Messages
164
Vehicle Speed Messages
165
Washer Fluid Messages
165
Window Messages
165
Universal Remote System Programming
171
Exterior Lamp Controls
176
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
178
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
178
Flash-to-Pass
179
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
179
Automatic Headlamp System
179
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
180
Headlamp Leveling Control
180
Hazard Warning Flashers
180
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
181
Courtesy Lamps
181
Dome Lamps
181
Entry Lighting
182
Exit Lighting
183
Battery Power Protection
183
Infotainment
184
Theft-Deterrent Feature
185
Overview
186
Home Page
187
AM-FM Radio
190
Satellite Radio
192
Radio Reception
193
Backglass Antenna
194
CD Player
194
USB Port
197
SD Card Reader
200
Bluetooth (Overview)
201
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
203
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
207
Dual Automatic Climate Control System (Uplevel)
216
Dual Automatic Climate Control System (Base)
221
Rear Climate Control System
224
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
227
Distracted Driving
231
Defensive Driving
232
Drunk Driving
232
Control of a Vehicle
232
Braking
232
Steering
233
Off-Road Recovery
234
Loss of Control
234
Driving on Wet Roads
235
Highway Hypnosis
235
Hill and Mountain Roads
236
Winter Driving
236
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
238
New Vehicle Break-In
243
Ignition Positions
244
Starting the Engine
246
Engine Heater
247
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
248
Shifting Into Park
248
Shifting out of Park
249
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
254
Electric Parking Brake
255
Brake Assist
256
Traction Control System (TCS)
257
StabiliTrak® System
258
Magnetic Ride Control
259
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
272
Assistance Systems for Driving
275
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
276
Active Emergency Braking System
278
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
280
Recommended Fuel
284
Gasoline Specifications
285
California Fuel Requirements
285
Fuels in Foreign Countries
285
Fuel Additives
285
Filling the Tank
286
General Towing Information
289
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
289
Trailer Towing
292
California Proposition 65 Warning
297
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
298
Doing Your Own Service Work
298
Hood
299
Engine Compartment Overview
300
Engine Cover
301
Engine Oil
301
Engine Oil Life System
304
Automatic Transmission Fluid
305
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
305
Cooling System
306
Engine Coolant
307
Engine Overheating
309
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
311
Power Steering Fluid
311
Washer Fluid
312
Brakes
313
Brake Fluid
314
Battery
315
All-Wheel Drive
315
Starter Switch Check
315
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
316
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
316
Wiper Blade Replacement
317
Windshield Replacement
317
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
318
LED Lighting
318
Back-Up Lamps
318
License Plate Lamp
319
Electrical System Overload
320
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
321
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
321
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
325
Tires
329
All-Season Tires
330
Winter Tires
330
Summer Tires
330
Tire Sidewall Labeling
331
Tire Designations
333
Tire Terminology and Definitions
333
Tire Pressure
336
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
338
Tire Pressure Monitor System
338
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
339
Tire Inspection
343
Tire Rotation
343
When It Is Time for New Tires
344
Buying New Tires
345
Different Size Tires and Wheels
347
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
347
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
349
Wheel Replacement
349
Tire Chains
350
If a Tire Goes Flat
350
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
352
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
360
Tire Changing
360
Compact Spare Tire
365
Full-Size Spare Tire
366
Towing the Vehicle
369
Exterior Care
371
Interior Care
374
General Information
380
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
382
Maintenance Schedule
382
Special Application Services
388
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
392
Maintenance Replacement Parts
393
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
396
Capacities and Specifications
397
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
400
Customer Assistance Offices
402
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
403
Online Owner Center
403
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program (U.S. and Canada)
404
Roadside Service
404
Scheduling Service Appointments
406
Courtesy Transportation Program
407
Collision Damage Repair
408
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
411
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
412
Event Data Recorders
413
OnStar®
414
Infotainment System
414
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
414
Emergency
417
Security
417
Navigation
417
Connections
418
Diagnostics
420
Index_A
426
Index_B
427
Index_C
427
Index_D
428
Index_E
429
Index_F
430
Index_G
430
Index_H
431
Index_I
431
Index_J
431
Index_K
431
Index_L
432
Index_M
433
Index_N
433
Index_O
433
Index_P
434
Index_R
434
Index_S
435
Index_T
437
Index_U
437
Index_V
438
Index_W
438

FAQ about the 2013 Cadillac Xts Manual

What contains the 2013 Xts manual?

The Cadillac Xts owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Xts. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Xts 2013 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Xts owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2013 Cadillac Xts Owners Manual?

The Cadillac Xts owner manual for the 2013 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Cadillac Xts year 2013 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2013 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Cadillac Xts (2013) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2013 is available in English.

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