2015 Cadillac Xts Owner's Manual

2015 Cadillac Xts owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xts
Rating:
(8)

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Size:
6.12 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Cadillac XTS Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Instrument Panel Overview
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
12
Trunk
13
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
16
Second Row Seats
16
Heated and Ventilated Seats
16
Head Restraint Adjustment
17
Safety Belts
17
Passenger Sensing System
17
Mirror Adjustment
18
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
18
Exterior Lighting
20
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
21
Transmission
22
Vehicle Features
22
Infotainment System
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
23
Driver Information Center (DIC)
23
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
24
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
24
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
24
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
25
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
25
Parking Assist
25
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
25
Rear Automatic Braking (RAB) System
25
Active Emergency Braking System
26
Power Outlets
26
Universal Remote System
26
Sunroof
26
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Engine Oil Life System
28
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
29
Roadside Service
29
OnStar®
29
Keys, Doors, and Windows
30
Keys and Locks
30
Keys
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
32
Remote Vehicle Start
38
Door Locks
40
Power Door Locks
42
Delayed Locking
42
Automatic Door Locks
42
Lockout Protection
42
Safety Locks
43
Doors
44
Trunk
44
Vehicle Security
46
Vehicle Alarm System
46
Immobilizer
47
Immobilizer Operation
47
Exterior Mirrors
48
Convex Mirrors
48
Power Mirrors
49
Folding Mirrors
49
Heated Mirrors
50
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
50
Interior Mirrors
50
Interior Rearview Mirrors
50
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
50
Windows
51
Power Windows
51
Sun Visors
53
Rear Window Sunshade
54
Roof
55
Sunroof
55
Seats and Restraints
58
Head Restraints
59
Front Seats
61
Seat Adjustment
61
Power Seat Adjustment
63
Lumbar Adjustment
64
Thigh Support Adjustment
64
Reclining Seatbacks
64
Memory Seats
65
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
68
Massage
69
Rear Seats
70
Rear Seat Armrest
71
Heated Rear Seats
72
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
73
Safety Belts
73
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
74
Lap-Shoulder Belt
75
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
79
Safety Belt Extender
80
Safety System Check
80
Safety Belt Care
80
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
81
Airbag System
81
Where Are the Airbags?
83
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
85
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
86
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
87
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
87
Passenger Sensing System
88
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
93
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
93
Airbag System Check
94
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
94
Child Restraints
95
Older Children
95
Infants and Young Children
97
Child Restraint Systems
100
Where to Put the Restraint
101
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
103
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
109
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
110
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
112
Storage
116
Storage Compartments
116
Instrument Panel Storage
116
Glove Box
117
Armrest Storage
117
Center Console Storage
117
Additional Storage Features
118
Cargo Tie-Downs
118
Cargo Management System
119
Convenience Net
119
Instruments and Controls
120
Controls
121
Steering Wheel Adjustment
121
Steering Wheel Controls
121
Heated Steering Wheel
121
Horn
122
Windshield Wiper/Washer
122
Compass
123
Clock
124
Power Outlets
125
Cigarette Lighter
126
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
127
Instrument Cluster
128
Speedometer
132
Odometer
132
Trip Odometer
132
Tachometer
132
Fuel Gauge
132
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
134
Safety Belt Reminders
134
Airbag Readiness Light
135
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
136
Charging System Light
137
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
137
Brake System Warning Light
140
Electric Parking Brake Light
140
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
141
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
141
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
141
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
142
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
142
Traction Off Light
142
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
143
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
143
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
144
Tire Pressure Light
144
Engine Oil Pressure Light
145
Low Fuel Warning Light
145
Security Light
145
High-Beam On Light
146
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
146
Lamps On Reminder
146
Cruise Control Light
146
Door Ajar Light
147
Information Displays
147
Driver Information Center (DIC)
147
Head-Up Display (HUD)
150
Vehicle Messages
154
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
154
Brake System Messages
155
Compass Messages
155
Cruise Control Messages
155
Door Ajar Messages
156
Engine Cooling System Messages
157
Engine Oil Messages
157
Engine Power Messages
158
Fuel System Messages
158
Key and Lock Messages
158
Lamp Messages
159
Object Detection System Messages
159
Ride Control System Messages
162
Airbag System Messages
163
Security Messages
163
Service Vehicle Messages
163
Starting the Vehicle Messages
163
Tire Messages
164
Transmission Messages
164
Vehicle Reminder Messages
165
Vehicle Speed Messages
165
Washer Fluid Messages
165
Window Messages
165
Vehicle Personalization
165
Universal Remote System
174
Universal Remote System Programming
174
Universal Remote System Operation
176
Lighting
178
Exterior Lighting
178
Exterior Lamp Controls
178
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
180
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
180
Flash-to-Pass
180
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
180
Automatic Headlamp System
181
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
181
Hazard Warning Flashers
182
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
182
Interior Lighting
183
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
183
Courtesy Lamps
183
Dome Lamps
183
Reading Lamps
184
Lighting Features
185
Entry Lighting
185
Exit Lighting
185
Battery Power Protection
185
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
185
Infotainment System
186
Introduction
186
Infotainment
186
Climate Controls
188
Climate Control Systems
188
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
188
Rear Climate Control System
193
Air Vents
195
Maintenance
196
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
196
Service
196
Driving and Operating
198
Driving Information
199
Distracted Driving
199
Defensive Driving
200
Drunk Driving
200
Control of a Vehicle
200
Braking
200
Steering
201
Off-Road Recovery
202
Loss of Control
202
Driving on Wet Roads
203
Hill and Mountain Roads
204
Winter Driving
205
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
206
Vehicle Load Limits
207
Starting and Operating
212
New Vehicle Break-In
212
Ignition Positions
212
Starting the Engine
214
Engine Heater
215
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
217
Shifting Into Park
217
Shifting out of Park
218
Parking over Things That Burn
218
Engine Exhaust
219
Running the Vehicle While Parked
219
Automatic Transmission
220
Manual Mode
222
Drive Systems
222
All-Wheel Drive
222
Brakes
223
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
223
Electric Parking Brake
224
Brake Assist
225
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
225
Ride Control Systems
226
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
226
Magnetic Ride Control
228
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
228
Automatic Level Control
229
Cruise Control
229
Adaptive Cruise Control
232
Driver Assistance Systems
240
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
241
Assistance Systems for Driving
247
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
247
Active Emergency Braking System
250
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
251
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
253
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
255
Fuel
257
California Fuel Requirements
258
Fuels in Foreign Countries
258
Fuel Additives
258
Filling the Tank
259
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
260
Trailer Towing
261
General Towing Information
261
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
261
Towing Equipment
265
Conversions and Add-Ons
266
Add-On Electrical Equipment
266
Vehicle Care
268
General Information
269
California Proposition 65 Warning
269
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
270
Accessories and Modifications
270
Vehicle Checks
270
Doing Your Own Service Work
270
Hood
271
Engine Compartment Overview
272
Engine Cover
275
Engine Oil
276
Engine Oil Life System
278
Automatic Transmission Fluid
280
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
280
Cooling System
282
Engine Coolant
283
Engine Overheating
286
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
287
Power Steering Fluid (LF3 and LFX with AWD)
288
Power Steering Fluid (LFX with FWD)
288
Washer Fluid
289
Brakes
289
Brake Fluid
290
Battery
292
All-Wheel Drive
292
Starter Switch Check
292
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
293
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
293
Wiper Blade Replacement
294
Windshield Replacement
294
Headlamp Aiming
295
Bulb Replacement
295
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
295
LED Lighting
295
Back-Up Lamps
295
License Plate Lamp
296
Replacement Bulbs
296
Electrical System
297
Electrical System Overload
297
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
297
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
298
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
301
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
303
Wheels and Tires
305
Tires
305
All-Season Tires
306
Winter Tires
306
Summer Tires
306
Tire Sidewall Labeling
307
Tire Designations
309
Tire Terminology and Definitions
309
Tire Pressure
312
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
314
Tire Pressure Monitor System
314
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
315
Tire Inspection
319
Tire Rotation
319
When It Is Time for New Tires
320
Buying New Tires
321
Different Size Tires and Wheels
322
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
323
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
324
Wheel Replacement
325
Tire Chains
326
If a Tire Goes Flat
326
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
328
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
335
Tire Changing
336
Compact Spare Tire
341
Full-Size Spare Tire
342
Jump Starting
342
Towing the Vehicle
345
Recreational Vehicle Towing
345
Appearance Care
348
Exterior Care
348
Interior Care
352
Floor Mats
356
Service and Maintenance
358
General Information
358
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
360
Maintenance Schedule
360
Special Application Services
366
Additional Maintenance and Care
366
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
370
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
370
Maintenance Replacement Parts
371
Maintenance Records
373
Technical Data
376
Vehicle Identification
376
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
376
Service Parts Identification Label
376
Vehicle Data
377
Capacities and Specifications
377
Engine Drive Belt Routing
378
Customer Information
380
Customer Information
380
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
380
Customer Assistance Offices
382
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
383
Online Owner Center
383
Roadside Service
384
Scheduling Service Appointments
386
Courtesy Transportation Program
386
Collision Damage Repair
387
Service Publications Ordering Information
390
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
391
Radio Frequency Statement
391
Reporting Safety Defects
391
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
391
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
392
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
392
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
393
Event Data Recorders
393
OnStar®
394
Infotainment System
394
OnStar
396
OnStar Overview
396
OnStar Services
397
Emergency
397
Security
398
Navigation
398
Connections
399
Vehicle Diagnostics
401
OnStar Additional Information
401
Index
406
Index_A
406
Index_B
407
Index_C
407
Index_D
408
Index_E
409
Index_F
409
Index_G
410
Index_H
410
Index_I
411
Index_J
411
Index_K
411
Index_L
411
Index_M
412
Index_N
413
Index_O
413
Index_P
413
Index_R
414
Index_S
415
Index_T
416
Index_U
417
Index_V
417
Index_W
418

FAQ about the 2015 Cadillac Xts Manual

What contains the 2015 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 2015 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Xts
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Xts, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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