2014 Cadillac Elr Owner's Manual

2014 Cadillac Elr owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Elr
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
5.68 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Cadillac ELR 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 Start
11
Door Locks
11
Trunk Release
12
Windows
12
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
15
Heated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
16
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Vehicle Features
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
21
Infotainment System
22
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
23
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
23
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
23
Active Emergency Braking System
23
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Battery and Efficiency
25
High Voltage Safety Information
25
Charging
25
Fueling
29
Regenerative Braking
29
Service
30
Performance and Maintenance
30
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
30
Tire Pressure Monitor
31
Engine Oil Life System
31
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
31
Roadside Service
33
OnStar®
34
Keys, Doors, and Windows
35
Keys and Locks
35
Keys
35
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
36
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
36
Remote Start
42
Door Locks
44
Power Door Locks
45
Delayed Locking
46
Automatic Door Locks
47
Lockout Protection
47
Doors
47
Trunk
47
Vehicle Security
49
Vehicle Alarm System
49
Immobilizer
50
Immobilizer Operation
50
Exterior Mirrors
51
Convex Mirrors
51
Power Mirrors
51
Folding Mirrors
52
Heated Mirrors
52
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
52
Interior Mirrors
52
Interior Rearview Mirrors
52
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
52
Windows
53
Power Windows
53
Sun Visors
55
Seats and Restraints
57
Head Restraints
58
Front Seats
59
Easy Entry Seat
59
Power Seat Adjustment
60
Lumbar Adjustment
60
Thigh Support Adjustment
61
Reclining Seatbacks
61
Memory Seats
62
Heated Front Seats
64
Rear Seats
66
Safety Belts
67
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
69
Lap-Shoulder Belt
70
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?
78
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
80
Passenger Sensing System
81
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
87
Child Restraints
88
Older Children
88
Infants and Young Children
90
Child Restraint Systems
92
Where to Put the Restraint
94
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
95
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
100
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
101
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Position)
103
Storage
107
Storage Compartments
107
Instrument Panel Storage
107
Glove Box
107
Cupholders
108
Center Console Storage
108
Instruments and Controls
109
Controls
110
Steering Wheel Adjustment
110
Steering Wheel Controls
110
Heated Steering Wheel
110
Horn
111
Pedestrian Safety Signal
111
Windshield Wiper/Washer
111
Compass
113
Clock
113
Power Outlets
114
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
115
Instrument Cluster
115
Speedometer
120
Odometer
120
Trip Odometer
120
Battery Gauge (High Voltage)
120
Fuel Gauge
121
Driver Efficiency Gauge
121
Power Indicator Gauge
122
Safety Belt Reminders
122
Airbag Readiness Light
124
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
124
Charging System Light (12-Volt Battery)
125
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
125
Brake System Warning Light
128
Electric Parking Brake Light
128
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
129
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
129
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
130
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
130
Traction Off Light
130
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
130
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
131
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
131
Tire Pressure Light
132
Engine Oil Pressure Light
132
Low Fuel Warning Light
133
Security Light
133
Vehicle Ready Light
133
High-Beam On Light
133
Lamps On Reminder
134
Cruise Control Light
134
Door Ajar Light
134
Information Displays
135
Center Stack Display
135
Power Flows
135
Programmable Charging
137
Energy Information
145
Driver Information Center (DIC)
146
Vehicle Messages
148
Battery and Charging Messages
149
Brake System Messages
149
Compass Messages
150
Cruise Control Messages
150
Door Ajar Messages
151
Drive Mode Messages
151
Electric Drive Unit Messages
152
Engine Cooling System Messages
152
Engine Oil Messages
152
Fuel System Messages
152
Key and Lock Messages
153
Lamp Messages
154
Object Detection System Messages
154
Propulsion Power Messages
156
Ride Control System Messages
156
Airbag System Messages
157
Security Messages
157
Service Vehicle Messages
157
Starting the Vehicle Messages
158
Tire Messages
158
Vehicle Reminder Messages
159
Vehicle Speed Messages
159
Washer Fluid Messages
159
Window Messages
159
Vehicle Personalization
159
Universal Remote System
167
Universal Remote System Programming
167
Universal Remote System Operation
170
Lighting
171
Exterior Lighting
171
Exterior Lamp Controls
171
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
173
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
173
Flash-to-Pass
173
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
174
Automatic Headlamp System
174
Hazard Warning Flashers
175
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
175
Interior Lighting
176
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
176
Courtesy Lamps
176
Dome Lamps
176
Reading Lamps
177
Lighting Features
177
Entry Lighting
177
Exit Lighting
178
Battery Power Protection
178
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
178
Infotainment System
179
Introduction
179
Infotainment
179
Climate Controls
181
Climate Control Systems
181
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
181
Air Vents
187
Maintenance
188
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
188
Service
188
Driving and Operating
189
Driving Information
190
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
190
Distracted Driving
192
Defensive Driving
193
Drunk Driving
193
Control of a Vehicle
194
Braking
194
Steering
194
Off-Road Recovery
195
Loss of Control
195
Driving on Wet Roads
196
Highway Hypnosis
197
Hill and Mountain Roads
197
Winter Driving
198
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
199
Vehicle Load Limits
200
Starting and Operating
204
New Vehicle Break-In
204
Power Button
204
Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
206
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
207
Shifting Into Park
207
Shifting out of Park
208
Parking over Things That Burn
209
Electric Vehicle Operating Modes
209
System Operation
209
Electric Mode
209
Extended Range Mode
210
Driver Selected Operating Modes
210
Out of Fuel/Engine Unavailable
212
Maintenance Modes
213
Engine Exhaust
215
Running the Vehicle While Parked
215
Electric Drive Unit
216
Brakes
217
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
217
Electric Parking Brake
218
Regenerative Braking
220
Ride Control Systems
221
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
221
Driver Mode Control
223
Adaptive Cruise Control
227
Driver Assistance Systems
235
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
235
Assistance Systems for Driving
238
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
238
Active Emergency Braking System
241
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
242
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
244
Charging
246
Plug-In Charging
246
Delayed Charging Override
247
Charging Status Feedback
248
Charge Cord
252
Utility Interruption of Charging
253
Electrical Requirements for Battery Charging
254
Fuel
254
Gasoline Specifications
255
California Fuel Requirements
255
Fuels in Foreign Countries
256
Fuel Additives
256
Filling the Tank
256
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
258
Trailer Towing
259
General Towing Information
259
Conversions and Add-Ons
259
Add-On Electrical Equipment
259
Vehicle Care
261
General Information
262
California Proposition 65 Warning
262
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
262
Accessories and Modifications
262
Lifting the Vehicle
263
Vehicle Checks
265
Doing Your Own Service Work
265
Hood
266
Engine Compartment Overview
268
Engine Oil
269
Engine Oil Life System
272
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
273
Cooling System (Engine)
274
Cooling System (High Voltage Battery)
275
Cooling System (Power Electronics and Charger Modules)
276
Engine Coolant
276
Engine Overheating
279
Washer Fluid
279
Brakes
280
Brake Fluid
281
Battery
283
Electric Drive Unit Shift Lock Control Function Check
285
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
285
Wiper Blade Replacement
285
Headlamp Aiming
286
Bulb Replacement
287
LED Lighting
287
License Plate Lamp
287
Replacement Bulbs
288
Electrical System
288
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
288
Electrical System Overload
288
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
289
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left Side)
293
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right Side)
296
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
299
Wheels and Tires
302
Tires
302
All-Season Tires
303
Winter Tires
303
Tire Sidewall Labeling
304
Tire Designations
305
Tire Terminology and Definitions
305
Tire Pressure
308
Tire Pressure Monitor System
309
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
310
Tire Inspection
314
Tire Rotation
314
When It Is Time for New Tires
315
Buying New Tires
316
Different Size Tires and Wheels
317
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
318
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
319
Wheel Replacement
320
Tire Chains
321
If a Tire Goes Flat
321
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
323
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
330
Jump Starting
330
Towing the Vehicle
336
Recreational Vehicle Towing
338
Appearance Care
340
Exterior Care
340
Interior Care
345
Floor Mats
348
Service and Maintenance
351
General Information
351
Maintenance Schedule
352
Special Application Services
358
Additional Maintenance and Care
359
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
362
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
362
Maintenance Replacement Parts
363
Maintenance Records
364
Technical Data
367
Vehicle Identification
367
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
367
Service Parts Identification Label
367
Vehicle Data
368
Capacities and Specifications
368
Engine Drive Belt Routing
369
Customer Information
371
Customer Information
371
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
371
Customer Assistance Offices
373
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
374
Online Owner Center
374
Roadside Service
375
Scheduling Service Appointments
377
Courtesy Transportation Program
377
Collision Damage Repair
378
Service Publications Ordering Information
381
Reporting Safety Defects
382
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
382
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
383
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
383
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
383
Event Data Recorders
384
OnStar®
384
Infotainment System
385
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
385
Radio Frequency Statement
385
OnStar
387
OnStar Overview
387
OnStar Services
388
Emergency
388
Security
388
Navigation
388
Connections
389
Vehicle Diagnostics
391
OnStar Additional Information
391
Index
397
Index_A
397
Index_B
397
Index_C
398
Index_D
399
Index_E
399
Index_F
400
Index_G
401
Index_H
401
Index_I
401
Index_J
402
Index_K
402
Index_L
402
Index_M
403
Index_N
403
Index_O
404
Index_P
404
Index_R
405
Index_S
405
Index_T
406
Index_U
407
Index_V
407
Index_W
408

FAQ about the 2014 Cadillac Elr Manual

What contains the 2014 Elr manual?

The Cadillac Elr owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Elr. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Elr 2014 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Elr owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2014 Cadillac Elr Owners Manual?

The Cadillac Elr owner manual for the 2014 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Cadillac Elr year 2014 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2014 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Cadillac Elr (2014) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2014 is available in English.

Posted by, John Mana author bio image
A passionate guy about car models, makes, and manuals.

Manual Questions

Do you have questions about the 2014 Cadillac Elr owners manual?
Fill the form below and someone will help you!