2016 Cadillac Elr Owner's Manual

2016 Cadillac Elr owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Elr
Rating:
(9)

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Size:
5.14 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Instrument Panel Overview
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Start
9
Door Locks
10
Trunk Release
10
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
13
Heated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
16
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Vehicle Features
19
Infotainment System
19
Steering Wheel Controls
19
Cruise Control
19
Driver Information Center (DIC)
20
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
20
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
20
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
21
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
21
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
21
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
21
Parking Assist
21
Power Outlets
21
Universal Remote System
22
Battery and Efficiency
22
High Voltage Safety Information
22
Charging
23
Fueling
26
Regenerative Braking
27
Service
27
Performance and Maintenance
27
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
27
Tire Pressure Monitor
28
Engine Oil Life System
28
Driving for Better Energy Efficiency
28
Roadside Service
30
Keys, Doors, and Windows
31
Keys and Locks
31
Keys
31
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
32
Remote Start
37
Door Locks
39
Power Door Locks
40
Delayed Locking
41
Automatic Door Locks
41
Lockout Protection
42
Doors
42
Trunk
42
Vehicle Security
44
Vehicle Alarm System
44
Immobilizer
45
Immobilizer Operation
45
Exterior Mirrors
46
Convex Mirrors
46
Power Mirrors
46
Folding Mirrors
47
Heated Mirrors
47
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
47
Interior Mirrors
47
Interior Rearview Mirrors
47
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
47
Windows
48
Power Windows
48
Sun Visors
49
Seats and Restraints
50
Head Restraints
51
Front Seats
52
Easy Entry Seat
52
Power Seat Adjustment
53
Lumbar Adjustment
53
Thigh Support Adjustment
54
Reclining Seatbacks
54
Memory Seats
55
Heated Front Seats
57
Rear Seats
58
Safety Belts
59
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
60
Lap-Shoulder Belt
61
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
63
Safety Belt Extender
64
Safety System Check
64
Safety Belt Care
64
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
65
Airbag System
65
Where Are the Airbags?
67
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
68
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
69
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
69
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
70
Passenger Sensing System
71
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
76
Airbag System Check
77
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
77
Child Restraints
78
Older Children
78
Infants and Young Children
79
Child Restraint Systems
82
Where to Put the Restraint
83
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
84
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
90
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
90
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
92
Storage
96
Storage Compartments
96
Instrument Panel Storage
96
Glove Box
96
Cupholders
97
Center Console Storage
97
Instruments and Controls
98
Controls
99
Steering Wheel Adjustment
99
Steering Wheel Controls
99
Heated Steering Wheel
99
Horn
100
Pedestrian Safety Signal
100
Windshield Wiper/Washer
100
Compass
102
Clock
102
Power Outlets
103
Wireless Charging
104
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
105
Instrument Cluster
105
Speedometer
109
Odometer
109
Trip Odometer
109
Battery Gauge (High Voltage)
109
Fuel Gauge
109
Driver Efficiency Gauge
110
Power Indicator Gauge
110
Safety Belt Reminders
111
Airbag Readiness Light
112
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
113
Charging System Light (12-Volt Battery)
113
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
114
Brake System Warning Light
115
Electric Parking Brake Light
116
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
116
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
117
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
117
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
117
Traction Off Light
117
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
118
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
118
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
119
Tire Pressure Light
119
Engine Oil Pressure Light
120
Low Fuel Warning Light
120
Security Light
120
Vehicle Ready Light
121
High-Beam On Light
121
Lamps On Reminder
121
Cruise Control Light
121
Door Ajar Light
122
Information Displays
122
Center Stack Display
122
Power Flows
122
Programmable Charging
124
Energy Information
133
Driver Information Center (DIC)
133
Vehicle Messages
135
Battery and Charging Messages
136
Brake System Messages
136
Compass Messages
137
Cruise Control Messages
137
Door Ajar Messages
138
Drive Mode Messages
138
Electric Drive Unit Messages
138
Engine Cooling System Messages
138
Engine Oil Messages
139
Fuel System Messages
139
Key and Lock Messages
140
Lamp Messages
140
Object Detection System Messages
141
Propulsion Power Messages
142
Ride Control System Messages
143
Airbag System Messages
143
Security Messages
143
Service Vehicle Messages
143
Starting the Vehicle Messages
144
Tire Messages
144
Vehicle Reminder Messages
145
Vehicle Speed Messages
145
Washer Fluid Messages
145
Window Messages
145
Vehicle Personalization
146
Universal Remote System
153
Universal Remote System Programming
153
Universal Remote System Operation
156
Lighting
157
Exterior Lighting
157
Exterior Lamp Controls
157
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
159
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
159
Flash-to-Pass
159
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
159
Automatic Headlamp System
159
Hazard Warning Flashers
160
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
160
Interior Lighting
161
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
161
Courtesy Lamps
161
Dome Lamps
161
Reading Lamps
162
Lighting Features
162
Entry Lighting
162
Exit Lighting
162
Battery Power Protection
163
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
163
Infotainment System
164
Introduction
164
Infotainment
164
Climate Controls
165
Climate Control Systems
165
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
165
Air Vents
170
Maintenance
171
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
171
Service
171
Driving and Operating
173
Driving Information
174
Distracted Driving
174
Defensive Driving
175
Drunk Driving
175
Control of a Vehicle
175
Braking
175
Steering
176
Off-Road Recovery
176
Loss of Control
177
Driving on Wet Roads
177
Hill and Mountain Roads
178
Winter Driving
178
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
180
Vehicle Load Limits
180
Starting and Operating
183
New Vehicle Break-In
183
Power Button
183
Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
185
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
186
Shifting Into Park
186
Shifting out of Park
187
Parking over Things That Burn
188
Electric Vehicle Operating Modes
188
System Operation
188
Electric Mode
188
Extended Range Mode
188
Driver Selected Operating Modes
189
Out of Fuel/Engine Unavailable
191
Maintenance Modes
191
Engine Exhaust
193
Running the Vehicle While Parked
194
Electric Drive Unit
194
Brakes
196
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
196
Electric Parking Brake
196
Regenerative Braking
198
Ride Control Systems
199
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
199
Driver Mode Control
201
Competitive Driving Mode
202
Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
202
Cruise Control
203
Adaptive Cruise Control
205
Driver Assistance Systems
212
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
213
Assistance Systems for Driving
215
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
215
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
218
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
219
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
219
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
221
Charging
223
Plug-In Charging
223
Delayed Charging Override
224
Charging Status Feedback
224
Charge Cord
228
Utility Interruption of Charging
229
Electrical Requirements for Battery Charging
230
Fuel
231
California Fuel Requirements
231
Fuels in Foreign Countries
232
Fuel Additives
232
Filling the Tank
232
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
234
Trailer Towing
234
General Towing Information
234
Conversions and Add-Ons
235
Add-On Electrical Equipment
235
Vehicle Care
236
General Information
237
California Proposition 65 Warning
237
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
237
Accessories and Modifications
237
Lifting the Vehicle
238
Vehicle Checks
240
Doing Your Own Service Work
240
Hood
241
Engine Compartment Overview
243
Engine Oil
244
Engine Oil Life System
246
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
247
Cooling System (Engine)
249
Cooling System (High Voltage Battery)
249
Cooling System (Power Electronics and Charger Modules)
250
Engine Coolant
251
Engine Overheating
254
Washer Fluid
254
Brakes
255
Brake Fluid
256
Battery - North America
257
Electric Drive Unit Shift Lock Control Function Check
259
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
259
Wiper Blade Replacement
260
Headlamp Aiming
261
Bulb Replacement
261
LED Lighting
261
Back-Up Lamps
261
License Plate Lamp
262
Replacement Bulbs
262
Electrical System
263
High Voltage Devices and Wiring
263
Electrical System Overload
263
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
264
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left Side)
267
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right Side)
269
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
270
Wheels and Tires
273
Tires
273
All-Season Tires
274
Winter Tires
274
Summer Tires
275
Tire Sidewall Labeling
275
Tire Designations
276
Tire Terminology and Definitions
277
Tire Pressure
279
Tire Pressure Monitor System
281
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
282
Tire Inspection
284
Tire Rotation
285
When It Is Time for New Tires
286
Buying New Tires
287
Different Size Tires and Wheels
288
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
288
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
290
Wheel Replacement
290
Tire Chains
291
If a Tire Goes Flat
292
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
293
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
299
Jump Starting
300
Jump Starting - North America
300
Towing the Vehicle
305
Recreational Vehicle Towing
307
Appearance Care
309
Exterior Care
309
Interior Care
314
Floor Mats
316
Service and Maintenance
318
General Information
318
Maintenance Schedule
319
Special Application Services
325
Additional Maintenance and Care
325
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
328
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
328
Maintenance Replacement Parts
329
Maintenance Records
330
Technical Data
331
Vehicle Identification
331
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
331
Service Parts Identification Label
331
Vehicle Data
332
Capacities and Specifications
332
Engine Drive Belt Routing
333
Customer Information
334
Customer Information
334
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
334
Customer Assistance Offices
336
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
336
Online Owner Center
337
Roadside Service
337
Scheduling Service Appointments
340
Courtesy Transportation Program
340
Collision Damage Repair
341
Service Publications Ordering Information
343
Radio Frequency Statement
344
Reporting Safety Defects
345
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
345
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
345
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
345
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
346
Event Data Recorders
346
OnStar®
347
Infotainment System
347
OnStar
348
OnStar Overview
348
OnStar Services
349
Emergency
349
Security
349
Navigation
349
Connections
350
Diagnostics
352
OnStar Additional Information
352
Index
358
Index_A
358
Index_B
359
Index_C
359
Index_D
360
Index_E
360
Index_F
361
Index_G
362
Index_H
362
Index_I
362
Index_J
362
Index_K
362
Index_L
363
Index_M
363
Index_N
364
Index_O
364
Index_P
365
Index_R
365
Index_S
366
Index_T
367
Index_U
367
Index_V
368
Index_W
368

FAQ about the 2016 Cadillac Elr Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Elr owners can do

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