2016 Cadillac Srx Owner's Manual

2016 Cadillac Srx owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Srx
Rating:
(5)

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Size:
6.87 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
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
13
Heated and Ventilated Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
16
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
17
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Vehicle Features
20
Infotainment System
20
Steering Wheel Controls
20
Cruise Control
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
21
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
22
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
22
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
22
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
22
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
22
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
23
Parking Assist
23
Rear Automatic Braking (RAB) System
23
Storage Compartments
23
Power Outlets
23
Universal Remote System
24
Performance and Maintenance
24
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Engine Oil Life System
25
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
Roadside Service
26
Keys, Doors, and Windows
27
Keys and Locks
27
Keys
27
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
28
Remote Vehicle Start
34
Door Locks
36
Power Door Locks
37
Delayed Locking
37
Automatic Door Locks
37
Lockout Protection
37
Safety Locks
37
Doors
38
Liftgate
38
Vehicle Security
41
Vehicle Alarm System
41
Immobilizer
43
Immobilizer Operation
43
Exterior Mirrors
44
Convex Mirrors
44
Power Mirrors
45
Folding Mirrors
45
Heated Mirrors
46
Automatic Dimming Mirror
46
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
46
Interior Mirrors
46
Interior Rearview Mirrors
46
Manual Rearview Mirror
46
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
47
Windows
47
Power Windows
47
Sun Visors
49
Roof
50
Sunroof
50
Seats and Restraints
52
Head Restraints
53
Front Seats
54
Seat Adjustment
54
Power Seat Adjustment
55
Lumbar Adjustment
55
Thigh Support Adjustment
56
Reclining Seatbacks
56
Memory Seats
57
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
59
Rear Seats
60
Heated Rear Seats
62
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
62
Safety Belts
63
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
64
Lap-Shoulder Belt
65
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
68
Safety Belt Extender
69
Safety System Check
69
Safety Belt Care
69
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
69
Airbag System
70
Where Are the Airbags?
72
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
73
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
74
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
74
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
74
Passenger Sensing System
76
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
80
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
80
Airbag System Check
81
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
81
Child Restraints
82
Older Children
82
Infants and Young Children
83
Child Restraint Systems
86
Where to Put the Restraint
87
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
88
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
95
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
96
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
98
Storage
101
Storage Compartments
101
Glove Box
101
Cupholders
102
Front Storage
102
Armrest Storage
102
Center Console Storage
103
Additional Storage Features
103
Cargo Cover
103
Cargo Tie-Downs
105
Cargo Management System
105
Cargo Net
108
Convenience Net
110
Roof Rack System
110
Instruments and Controls
112
Controls
113
Steering Wheel Adjustment
113
Steering Wheel Controls
113
Heated Steering Wheel
113
Horn
114
Windshield Wiper/Washer
114
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
115
Compass
116
Clock
117
Power Outlets
117
Cigarette Lighter
118
Ashtrays
118
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
119
Instrument Cluster
120
Speedometer
121
Odometer
121
Trip Odometer
121
Tachometer
122
Fuel Gauge
122
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
123
Safety Belt Reminders
123
Airbag Readiness Light
124
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
125
Charging System Light
126
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
126
Brake System Warning Light
128
Electric Parking Brake Light
129
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
131
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
131
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
131
Tire Pressure Light
132
Engine Oil Pressure Light
132
Fuel Economy Light
133
Low Fuel Warning Light
133
Security Light
133
High-Beam On Light
133
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
134
Front Fog Lamp Light
134
Lamps On Reminder
134
Cruise Control Light
134
Information Displays
135
Driver Information Center (DIC)
135
Vehicle Messages
138
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
138
Brake System Messages
138
Compass Messages
139
Cruise Control Messages
139
Door Ajar Messages
140
Engine Cooling System Messages
140
Engine Oil Messages
141
Engine Power Messages
141
Fuel System Messages
141
Key and Lock Messages
141
Lamp Messages
142
Object Detection System Messages
142
Ride Control System Messages
145
Airbag System Messages
146
Security Messages
146
Service Vehicle Messages
146
Starting the Vehicle Messages
146
Tire Messages
146
Transmission Messages
147
Vehicle Reminder Messages
147
Vehicle Speed Messages
147
Washer Fluid Messages
147
Vehicle Personalization
148
Universal Remote System
155
Universal Remote System Programming
155
Universal Remote System Operation
157
Lighting
158
Exterior Lighting
158
Exterior Lamp Controls
158
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
160
Flash-to-Pass
160
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
160
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
161
Twilight Sentinel
161
Hazard Warning Flashers
162
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
163
Front Fog Lamps
163
Interior Lighting
164
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
164
Cargo Lamp
164
Courtesy Lamps
164
Dome Lamps
164
Reading Lamps
164
Lighting Features
165
Entry Lighting
165
Exit Lighting
165
Battery Load Management
165
Battery Power Protection
166
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
166
Infotainment System
167
Introduction
167
Infotainment
167
Climate Controls
168
Climate Control Systems
168
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
168
Rear Climate Control System
172
Air Vents
174
Maintenance
175
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
175
Driving and Operating
176
Driving Information
177
Distracted Driving
177
Defensive Driving
178
Drunk Driving
178
Control of a Vehicle
178
Braking
178
Steering
179
Off-Road Recovery
179
Loss of Control
180
Driving on Wet Roads
180
Hill and Mountain Roads
181
Winter Driving
182
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
183
Vehicle Load Limits
183
Starting and Operating
187
New Vehicle Break-In
187
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
188
Ignition Positions
188
Starting the Gasoline Engine
190
Engine Heater
191
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
192
Shifting Into Park
192
Shifting out of Park
193
Parking over Things That Burn
194
Engine Exhaust
194
Running the Vehicle While Parked
195
Automatic Transmission
195
Manual Mode
197
Fuel Economy Mode
198
Drive Systems
199
All-Wheel Drive
199
Brakes
199
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
199
Parking Brake
200
Brake Assist
202
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
203
Ride Control Systems
203
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
203
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
205
Selective Ride Control
205
Cruise Control
206
Adaptive Cruise Control
208
Driver Assistance Systems
215
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
216
Assistance Systems for Driving
219
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
220
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
222
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
223
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
225
Fuel
227
California Fuel Requirements
228
Fuels in Foreign Countries
228
Fuel Additives
228
Filling the Tank
228
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
230
Trailer Towing
230
General Towing Information
230
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
230
Towing Equipment
236
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
237
Conversions and Add-Ons
238
Add-On Electrical Equipment
238
Vehicle Care
239
General Information
240
California Proposition 65 Warning
240
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
240
Accessories and Modifications
241
Vehicle Checks
241
Doing Your Own Service Work
241
Hood
242
Engine Compartment Overview
243
Engine Cover
244
Engine Oil
244
Engine Oil Life System
247
Automatic Transmission Fluid
248
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
248
Cooling System
250
Engine Coolant
250
Engine Overheating
255
Power Steering Fluid
257
Washer Fluid
257
Brakes
258
Brake Fluid
259
Battery - North America
260
All-Wheel Drive
261
Starter Switch Check
261
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
261
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
261
Wiper Blade Replacement
262
Windshield Replacement
263
Headlamp Aiming
264
Bulb Replacement
264
Halogen Bulbs
264
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
264
Headlamps
265
Turn Signal Lamps
268
Back-Up Lamps
269
License Plate Lamp
270
Replacement Bulbs
271
Electrical System
271
Electrical System Overload
271
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
272
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
272
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
275
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
277
Wheels and Tires
279
Tires
279
All-Season Tires
280
Winter Tires
280
Summer Tires
281
Tire Sidewall Labeling
281
Tire Designations
283
Tire Terminology and Definitions
284
Tire Pressure
286
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
288
Tire Pressure Monitor System
288
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
289
Tire Inspection
292
Tire Rotation
293
When It Is Time for New Tires
294
Buying New Tires
294
Different Size Tires and Wheels
296
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
296
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
298
Wheel Replacement
298
Tire Chains
299
If a Tire Goes Flat
299
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
301
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
308
Tire Changing
308
Compact Spare Tire
314
Jump Starting
315
Jump Starting - North America
315
Towing the Vehicle
318
Recreational Vehicle Towing
318
Appearance Care
322
Exterior Care
322
Interior Care
326
Floor Mats
329
Service and Maintenance
331
General Information
331
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
333
Maintenance Schedule
333
Special Application Services
338
Additional Maintenance and Care
338
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
341
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
341
Maintenance Replacement Parts
342
Maintenance Records
343
Technical Data
344
Vehicle Identification
344
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
344
Service Parts Identification Label
344
Vehicle Data
345
Capacities and Specifications
345
Engine Drive Belt Routing
346
Customer Information
347
Customer Information
347
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
347
Customer Assistance Offices
349
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
350
Online Owner Center
350
Roadside Service
350
Scheduling Service Appointments
352
Courtesy Transportation Program
353
Collision Damage Repair
354
Service Publications Ordering Information
356
Radio Frequency Statement
357
Reporting Safety Defects
357
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
357
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
358
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
358
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
358
Event Data Recorders
359
OnStar®
359
Infotainment System
360
OnStar
361
OnStar Overview
361
OnStar Services
362
Emergency
362
Security
362
Navigation
362
Connections
363
Diagnostics
365
OnStar Additional Information
365
Index
371
Index_A
371
Index_B
372
Index_C
372
Index_D
373
Index_E
374
Index_F
374
Index_G
375
Index_H
375
Index_I
376
Index_J
376
Index_K
376
Index_L
376
Index_M
377
Index_N
378
Index_O
378
Index_P
378
Index_R
378
Index_S
379
Index_T
380
Index_U
381
Index_V
381
Index_W
382

FAQ about the 2016 Cadillac Srx Manual

What contains the 2016 Srx manual?

The Cadillac Srx owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Srx. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Srx 2016 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Srx, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

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