2016 Cadillac Xts Owner's Manual

2016 Cadillac Xts owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xts
Rating:
(3)

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Size:
5.63 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Instrument Panel Overview
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Trunk
10
Windows
10
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
13
Second Row Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated 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
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
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
22
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
22
Surround Vision
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
23
Parking Assist
23
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
23
Rear Automatic Braking (RAB) System
23
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Sunroof
24
Performance and Maintenance
25
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
25
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Roadside Service
27
Keys, Doors, and Windows
28
Keys and Locks
28
Keys
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
29
Remote Vehicle Start
35
Door Locks
37
Power Door Locks
39
Delayed Locking
39
Automatic Door Locks
39
Lockout Protection
40
Safety Locks
40
Doors
41
Trunk
41
Vehicle Security
43
Vehicle Alarm System
43
Immobilizer
44
Immobilizer Operation
44
Exterior Mirrors
45
Convex Mirrors
45
Power Mirrors
45
Folding Mirrors
46
Heated Mirrors
46
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
46
Interior Mirrors
47
Interior Rearview Mirrors
47
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
47
Windows
47
Power Windows
47
Sun Visors
49
Rear Window Sunshade
50
Roof
51
Sunroof
51
Seats and Restraints
53
Head Restraints
54
Front Seats
56
Seat Adjustment
56
Power Seat Adjustment
57
Lumbar Adjustment
57
Thigh Support Adjustment
58
Reclining Seatbacks
59
Memory Seats
60
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
61
Massage
63
Rear Seats
63
Rear Seat Armrest
65
Heated Rear Seats
65
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
66
Safety Belts
66
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
67
Lap-Shoulder Belt
68
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
71
Safety Belt Extender
71
Safety System Check
71
Safety Belt Care
72
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
72
Airbag System
73
Where Are the Airbags?
75
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
76
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
78
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
78
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
78
Passenger Sensing System
79
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
84
Airbag System Check
85
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
85
Child Restraints
85
Older Children
85
Infants and Young Children
87
Child Restraint Systems
89
Where to Put the Restraint
91
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
92
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
98
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
98
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
100
Storage
104
Storage Compartments
104
Instrument Panel Storage
104
Glove Box
105
Armrest Storage
105
Center Console Storage
105
Additional Storage Features
106
Cargo Tie-Downs
106
Cargo Management System
107
Convenience Net
107
Instruments and Controls
108
Controls
109
Steering Wheel Adjustment
109
Steering Wheel Controls
109
Heated Steering Wheel
109
Horn
110
Windshield Wiper/Washer
110
Compass
111
Clock
111
Power Outlets
112
Wireless Charging
114
Cigarette Lighter
115
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
115
Instrument Cluster
116
Speedometer
120
Odometer
120
Trip Odometer
120
Tachometer
120
Fuel Gauge
120
Boost Gauge (Performance Configuration Only)
121
Engine Oil Temperature Gauge (Performance Configuration Only)
122
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
122
Safety Belt Reminders
123
Airbag Readiness Light
124
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
124
Charging System Light
125
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
126
Brake System Warning Light
127
Electric Parking Brake Light
128
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
128
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
129
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
129
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
129
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
132
Security Light
133
High-Beam On Light
133
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL) Light
133
Lamps On Reminder
134
Cruise Control Light
134
Door Ajar Light
134
Information Displays
135
Driver Information Center (DIC)
135
Head-Up Display (HUD)
138
Vehicle Messages
141
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
141
Brake System Messages
142
Compass Messages
142
Cruise Control Messages
142
Door Ajar Messages
143
Engine Cooling System Messages
143
Engine Oil Messages
144
Engine Power Messages
144
Fuel System Messages
145
Key and Lock Messages
145
Lamp Messages
145
Object Detection System Messages
146
Ride Control System Messages
148
Airbag System Messages
149
Security Messages
149
Service Vehicle Messages
149
Starting the Vehicle Messages
150
Tire Messages
150
Transmission Messages
150
Vehicle Reminder Messages
151
Vehicle Speed Messages
151
Washer Fluid Messages
151
Window Messages
151
Vehicle Personalization
151
Universal Remote System
158
Universal Remote System Programming
158
Universal Remote System Operation
160
Lighting
161
Exterior Lighting
161
Exterior Lamp Controls
161
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
163
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
163
Flash-to-Pass
163
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
163
Automatic Headlamp System
164
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
164
Hazard Warning Flashers
165
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
165
Interior Lighting
166
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
166
Courtesy Lamps
166
Dome Lamps
166
Reading Lamps
166
Lighting Features
167
Entry Lighting
167
Exit Lighting
167
Battery Power Protection
167
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
167
Infotainment System
169
Introduction
169
Infotainment
169
Climate Controls
170
Climate Control Systems
170
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
170
Rear Climate Control System
175
Air Vents
176
Maintenance
177
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
177
Service
177
Driving and Operating
179
Driving Information
180
Distracted Driving
180
Defensive Driving
181
Drunk Driving
181
Control of a Vehicle
181
Braking
181
Steering
182
Off-Road Recovery
183
Loss of Control
183
Driving on Wet Roads
184
Hill and Mountain Roads
184
Winter Driving
185
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
186
Vehicle Load Limits
187
Starting and Operating
191
New Vehicle Break-In
191
Ignition Positions
191
Starting the Engine
193
Engine Heater
194
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
195
Shifting Into Park
196
Shifting out of Park
196
Parking over Things That Burn
197
Engine Exhaust
197
Running the Vehicle While Parked
198
Automatic Transmission
198
Manual Mode
200
Drive Systems
201
All-Wheel Drive
201
Brakes
201
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
201
Electric Parking Brake
202
Brake Assist
203
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
204
Ride Control Systems
204
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
204
Magnetic Ride Control
206
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
206
Automatic Level Control
206
Cruise Control
207
Adaptive Cruise Control
209
Driver Assistance Systems
217
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
218
Assistance Systems for Driving
224
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
224
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
226
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
228
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
230
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
231
Fuel
233
California Fuel Requirements
234
Fuels in Foreign Countries
234
Fuel Additives
234
Filling the Tank
234
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
236
Trailer Towing
237
General Towing Information
237
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
237
Towing Equipment
241
Conversions and Add-Ons
241
Add-On Electrical Equipment
241
Vehicle Care
243
General Information
244
California Proposition 65 Warning
244
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
244
Accessories and Modifications
244
Vehicle Checks
245
Doing Your Own Service Work
245
Hood
246
Engine Compartment Overview
247
Engine Cover
250
Engine Oil
251
Engine Oil Life System
253
Automatic Transmission Fluid
254
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
254
Cooling System
256
Engine Coolant
257
Engine Overheating
260
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
261
Power Steering Fluid (LFX with FWD)
262
Power Steering Fluid (LF3 and LFX with AWD)
262
Washer Fluid
263
Brakes
263
Brake Fluid
264
Battery - North America
265
All-Wheel Drive
266
Starter Switch Check
266
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
266
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
267
Wiper Blade Replacement
267
Windshield Replacement
268
Headlamp Aiming
268
Bulb Replacement
269
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
269
LED Lighting
269
Back-Up Lamps
269
License Plate Lamp
270
Replacement Bulbs
270
Electrical System
271
Electrical System Overload
271
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
271
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
272
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
275
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
276
Wheels and Tires
278
Tires
278
All-Season Tires
279
Winter Tires
279
Summer Tires
280
Tire Sidewall Labeling
280
Tire Designations
283
Tire Terminology and Definitions
283
Tire Pressure
286
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
287
Tire Pressure Monitor System
288
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
289
Tire Inspection
292
Tire Rotation
292
When It Is Time for New Tires
293
Buying New Tires
294
Different Size Tires and Wheels
295
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
296
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
297
Wheel Replacement
297
Tire Chains
298
If a Tire Goes Flat
299
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
300
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
307
Tire Changing
308
Compact Spare Tire
312
Full-Size Spare Tire
313
Jump Starting
314
Jump Starting - North America
314
Towing the Vehicle
317
Recreational Vehicle Towing
317
Appearance Care
320
Exterior Care
320
Interior Care
324
Floor Mats
327
Service and Maintenance
329
General Information
329
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
331
Maintenance Schedule
331
Special Application Services
337
Additional Maintenance and Care
337
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
340
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
340
Maintenance Replacement Parts
341
Maintenance Records
342
Technical Data
343
Vehicle Identification
343
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
343
Service Parts Identification Label
343
Vehicle Data
344
Capacities and Specifications
344
Engine Drive Belt Routing
345
Customer Information
346
Customer Information
346
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
346
Customer Assistance Offices
348
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
349
Online Owner Center
349
Roadside Service
349
Scheduling Service Appointments
351
Courtesy Transportation Program
352
Collision Damage Repair
353
Service Publications Ordering Information
355
Radio Frequency Statement
356
Reporting Safety Defects
356
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
356
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
357
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
357
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
357
Event Data Recorders
358
OnStar®
358
Infotainment System
359
OnStar
360
OnStar Overview
360
OnStar Services
361
Emergency
361
Security
361
Navigation
361
Connections
362
Diagnostics
364
OnStar Additional Information
364
Index
370
Index_A
370
Index_B
371
Index_C
371
Index_D
372
Index_E
373
Index_F
373
Index_G
374
Index_H
374
Index_I
374
Index_J
375
Index_K
375
Index_L
375
Index_M
376
Index_N
376
Index_O
376
Index_P
377
Index_R
377
Index_S
378
Index_T
379
Index_U
380
Index_V
380
Index_W
380

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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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Xts
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  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Xts owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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