2014 Cadillac Ats Owner's Manual

2014 Cadillac Ats owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Ats
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
6.91 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Cadillac ATS Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Instrument Panel Overview
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
11
Door Locks
11
Trunk
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Second Row Seats
14
Heated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
21
Radio(s)
21
Satellite Radio
21
Portable Audio Devices
21
Bluetooth®
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
23
Infotainment System
23
Driver Information Center (DIC)
23
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
24
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
24
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
25
Active Emergency Braking System
25
Power Outlets
25
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
26
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
E85 or FlexFuel
28
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
28
Roadside Service
29
OnStar®
29
Keys, Doors, and Windows
31
Keys and Locks
31
Keys
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
33
Remote Vehicle Start
38
Door Locks
40
Power Door Locks
42
Delayed Locking
42
Automatic Door Locks
43
Lockout Protection
43
Safety Locks
44
Doors
44
Trunk
44
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
48
Immobilizer Operation
48
Exterior Mirrors
49
Convex Mirrors
49
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
50
Heated Mirrors
50
Park Tilt Mirrors
50
Interior Mirrors
51
Interior Rearview Mirrors
51
Manual Rearview Mirror
51
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
51
Windows
51
Power Windows
52
Sun Visors
54
Roof
54
Sunroof
54
Seats and Restraints
57
Head Restraints
58
Front Seats
59
Power Seat Adjustment
59
Lumbar Adjustment
60
Thigh Support Adjustment
60
Reclining Seatbacks
61
Memory Seats
62
Heated Front Seats
64
Rear Seats
65
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
67
Safety Belts
67
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
68
Lap-Shoulder Belt
69
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
73
Safety Belt Extender
73
Safety System Check
74
Safety Belt Care
74
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
74
Airbag System
75
Where Are the Airbags?
77
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
79
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
80
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
80
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
80
Passenger Sensing System
82
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
86
Airbag System Check
87
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
88
Child Restraints
88
Older Children
88
Infants and Young Children
90
Child Restraint Systems
93
Where to Put the Restraint
94
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
96
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
101
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
101
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
104
Storage
107
Storage Compartments
107
Instrument Panel Storage
107
Glove Box
108
Armrest Storage
108
Additional Storage Features
108
Cargo Tie-Downs
108
Instruments and Controls
109
Controls
110
Steering Wheel Adjustment
110
Steering Wheel Controls
110
Heated Steering Wheel
111
Horn
111
Windshield Wiper/Washer
111
Headlamp Washer
113
Compass
113
Clock (Base Radio)
114
Clock (Uplevel Radio)
114
Power Outlets
115
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
116
Instrument Cluster
118
Speedometer
119
Odometer
119
Trip Odometer
120
Tachometer
120
Fuel Gauge
120
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
121
Safety Belt Reminders
121
Airbag Readiness Light
122
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
123
Charging System Light
123
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
124
Brake System Warning Light
126
Parking Brake Light
127
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
127
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
128
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
128
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
128
Traction Off Light
129
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
129
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
129
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
130
Tire Pressure Light
130
Engine Oil Pressure Light
131
Low Fuel Warning Light
131
Security Light
131
High-Beam On Light
132
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
132
Lamps On Reminder
132
Cruise Control Light
132
Information Displays
133
Driver Information Center (DIC)
133
Head-Up Display (HUD)
136
Vehicle Messages
140
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
140
Brake System Messages
140
Compass Messages
141
Cruise Control Messages
141
Door Ajar Messages
142
Engine Cooling System Messages
142
Engine Oil Messages
143
Engine Power Messages
143
Fuel System Messages
143
Key and Lock Messages
144
Lamp Messages
144
Object Detection System Messages
145
Ride Control System Messages
147
Airbag System Messages
148
Security Messages
148
Service Vehicle Messages
148
Starting the Vehicle Messages
148
Tire Messages
149
Transmission Messages
149
Vehicle Reminder Messages
150
Vehicle Speed Messages
150
Washer Fluid Messages
150
Vehicle Personalization
151
Universal Remote System
158
Universal Remote System Programming
158
Universal Remote System Operation
161
Lighting
163
Exterior Lighting
163
Exterior Lamp Controls
163
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
165
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
165
Flash-to-Pass
166
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
166
Automatic Headlamp System
166
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
167
Hazard Warning Flashers
167
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
168
Interior Lighting
168
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
168
Courtesy Lamps
169
Dome Lamps
169
Reading Lamps
169
Lighting Features
170
Entry Lighting
170
Exit Lighting
170
Battery Power Protection
170
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
170
Infotainment System
171
Introduction
171
Infotainment
171
Theft-Deterrent Feature
172
Overview
173
Home Page
174
Software Updates
177
Radio
178
AM-FM Radio
178
Satellite Radio
180
Radio Reception
181
Backglass Antenna
182
Multi-Band Antenna
182
Audio Players
182
CD Player
182
USB Port
185
SD Card Reader
188
Auxiliary Jack
189
Phone
190
Bluetooth (Overview)
190
Bluetooth (Infotainment Controls)
191
Bluetooth (Voice Recognition)
196
Trademarks and License Agreements
201
Climate Controls
203
Climate Control Systems
203
Dual Automatic Climate Control System (Base)
203
Dual Automatic Climate Control System (Uplevel)
207
Air Vents
211
Maintenance
212
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
212
Service
212
Driving and Operating
215
Driving Information
216
Distracted Driving
216
Defensive Driving
217
Drunk Driving
217
Control of a Vehicle
217
Braking
217
Steering
218
Off-Road Recovery
219
Loss of Control
219
Track Events and Competitive Driving
220
Driving on Wet Roads
221
Highway Hypnosis
222
Hill and Mountain Roads
222
Winter Driving
223
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
225
Vehicle Load Limits
225
Starting and Operating
230
New Vehicle Break-In
230
Ignition Positions
230
Starting the Engine
232
Engine Heater
234
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
235
Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
235
Shifting out of Park
236
Parking
236
Parking over Things That Burn
237
Engine Exhaust
237
Running the Vehicle While Parked
238
Automatic Transmission
238
Manual Mode
240
Manual Transmission
242
Drive Systems
243
All-Wheel Drive
243
Brakes
243
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
243
Parking Brake (Electric)
244
Parking Brake (Manual)
246
Brake Assist
247
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
247
Ride Control Systems
247
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
247
Driver Mode Control
249
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
251
Cruise Control
251
Adaptive Cruise Control
254
Driver Assistance Systems
262
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
263
Assistance Systems for Driving
267
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
267
Active Emergency Braking System
270
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
272
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
274
Fuel
276
Recommended Fuel
276
Gasoline Specifications
277
California Fuel Requirements
277
Fuels in Foreign Countries
277
Fuel Additives
278
E85 or FlexFuel
278
Filling the Tank
279
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
280
Trailer Towing
281
General Towing Information
281
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
281
Trailer Towing (With V6 Engine)
284
Trailer Towing (With L4 Engine)
285
Towing Equipment
285
Conversions and Add-Ons
286
Add-On Electrical Equipment
286
Vehicle Care
287
General Information
288
California Proposition 65 Warning
288
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
289
Accessories and Modifications
289
Vehicle Checks
289
Doing Your Own Service Work
289
Hood
290
Engine Compartment Overview
291
Engine Oil
296
Engine Oil Life System
298
Automatic Transmission Fluid
300
Manual Transmission Fluid
300
Hydraulic Clutch
300
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
301
Cooling System
302
Engine Coolant
303
Engine Overheating
306
Washer Fluid
308
Brakes
308
Brake Fluid
309
Battery
311
All-Wheel Drive
312
Starter Switch Check
312
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
313
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
313
Wiper Blade Replacement
314
Windshield Replacement
314
Headlamp Aiming
315
Bulb Replacement
315
Halogen Bulbs
315
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
315
LED Lighting
315
Back-Up Lamps
316
License Plate Lamp
316
Replacement Bulbs
317
Electrical System
317
Electrical System Overload
317
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
318
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
318
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
321
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
324
Wheels and Tires
326
Tires
326
All-Season Tires
327
Winter Tires
327
Run-Flat Tires
328
Summer Tires
329
Tire Sidewall Labeling
329
Tire Designations
330
Tire Terminology and Definitions
331
Tire Pressure
333
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
335
Tire Pressure Monitor System
335
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
336
Tire Inspection
340
Tire Rotation
340
When It Is Time for New Tires
342
Buying New Tires
342
Different Size Tires and Wheels
344
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
345
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
346
Wheel Replacement
346
Tire Chains
348
If a Tire Goes Flat
348
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
350
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
357
Jump Starting
358
Towing the Vehicle
360
Recreational Vehicle Towing
361
Appearance Care
363
Exterior Care
363
Interior Care
368
Floor Mats
371
Service and Maintenance
373
General Information
373
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
375
Maintenance Schedule
375
Special Application Services
381
Additional Maintenance and Care
382
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
385
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
385
Maintenance Replacement Parts
387
Maintenance Records
388
Technical Data
391
Vehicle Identification
391
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
391
Service Parts Identification Label
391
Vehicle Data
392
Capacities and Specifications
392
Engine Drive Belt Routing
394
Customer Information
395
Customer Information
395
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
395
Customer Assistance Offices
397
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
398
Online Owner Center
398
Roadside Service
399
Scheduling Service Appointments
401
Courtesy Transportation Program
401
Collision Damage Repair
403
Service Publications Ordering Information
405
Reporting Safety Defects
406
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
406
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
406
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
407
Event Data Recorders
407
OnStar®
408
Infotainment System
408
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
408
Radio Frequency Statement
409
OnStar
411
OnStar Overview
411
OnStar Services
412
Emergency
412
Security
412
Navigation
412
Connections
413
Diagnostics
415
OnStar Additional Information
415
Index
421
Index_A
421
Index_B
422
Index_C
422
Index_D
423
Index_E
424
Index_F
424
Index_G
425
Index_H
425
Index_I
426
Index_J
426
Index_K
426
Index_L
426
Index_M
427
Index_N
428
Index_O
428
Index_P
428
Index_R
429
Index_S
430
Index_T
431
Index_U
432
Index_V
432
Index_W
432

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