2017 Cadillac Xts Owner's Manual

2017 Cadillac Xts owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xts
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
7.37 MB

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
3
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warning, and Caution
4
Symbols
5
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Instrument Panel Overview
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Trunk
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
14
Second Row Seats
15
Heated and Ventilated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
16
Steering Wheel Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
19
Climate Controls
20
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
21
Infotainment System
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
22
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
22
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
23
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
23
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
23
Surround Vision
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
24
Parking Assist
24
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
24
Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB)
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
25
Performance and Maintenance
26
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Fuel (LFX 3.6L V6 Engine)
27
Fuel (LF3 3.6L Twin Turbo V6 Engine)
27
E85 or FlexFuel
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
28
Roadside Service
28
Keys, Doors, and Windows
29
Keys and Locks
29
Keys
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
30
Remote Vehicle Start
36
Door Locks
38
Power Door Locks
40
Delayed Locking
40
Automatic Door Locks
40
Lockout Protection
41
Safety Locks
41
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
Automatic Dimming Mirror
47
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
47
Interior Mirrors
48
Interior Rearview Mirrors
48
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
48
Windows
48
Power Windows
49
Sun Visors
51
Rear Window Sunshade
51
Roof
52
Sunroof
52
Seats and Restraints
54
Head Restraints
55
Front Seats
57
Power Seat Adjustment
57
Lumbar Adjustment
58
Thigh Support Adjustment
59
Reclining Seatbacks
60
Memory Seats
61
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
62
Massage
64
Rear Seats
64
Rear Seat Armrest
66
Heated Rear Seats
66
Rear Seat Pass-Through Door
67
Safety Belts
67
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
68
Lap-Shoulder Belt
69
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
72
Safety Belt Extender
72
Safety System Check
72
Safety Belt Care
73
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
73
Airbag System
74
Where Are the Airbags?
75
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
77
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
78
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
78
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
79
Passenger Sensing System
80
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
86
Older Children
86
Infants and Young Children
88
Child Restraint Systems
90
Where to Put the Restraint
92
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
93
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
99
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Rear Seat)
99
Securing Child Restraints (With the Safety Belt in the Front Seat)
101
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
113
Cigarette Lighter
115
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
115
Instrument Cluster
116
Speedometer
119
Odometer
119
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
131
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)
137
Vehicle Messages
141
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
141
Brake System Messages
141
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
144
Key and Lock Messages
144
Lamp Messages
145
Object Detection System Messages
145
Ride Control System Messages
148
Airbag System Messages
149
Security Messages
149
Service Vehicle Messages
149
Starting the Vehicle Messages
149
Tire Messages
149
Transmission Messages
150
Vehicle Reminder Messages
150
Vehicle Speed Messages
150
Washer Fluid Messages
150
Window Messages
150
Vehicle Personalization
151
Universal Remote System
157
Universal Remote System Programming
157
Universal Remote System Operation
159
Lighting
161
Exterior Lighting
161
Exterior Lamp Controls
161
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
162
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
162
Flash-to-Pass
163
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
163
Automatic Headlamp System
163
Adaptive Forward Lighting (AFL)
164
Hazard Warning Flashers
164
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
164
Interior Lighting
165
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
165
Courtesy Lamps
165
Dome Lamps
165
Reading Lamps
166
Lighting Features
166
Entry Lighting
166
Exit Lighting
167
Battery Power Protection
167
Exterior Lighting Battery Saver
167
Infotainment System
168
Introduction
168
Infotainment
168
Climate Controls
169
Climate Control Systems
169
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
169
Rear Climate Control System
173
Air Vents
175
Maintenance
176
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
176
Service
176
Driving and Operating
177
Driving Information
178
Distracted Driving
178
Defensive Driving
178
Drunk Driving
178
Control of a Vehicle
179
Braking
179
Steering
179
Off-Road Recovery
180
Loss of Control
181
Driving on Wet Roads
181
Hill and Mountain Roads
182
Winter Driving
183
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
184
Vehicle Load Limits
184
Starting and Operating
188
New Vehicle Break-In
188
Ignition Positions
188
Starting the Engine
190
Engine Heater
191
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
192
Shifting Into Park
193
Shifting out of Park
193
Parking over Things That Burn
194
Extended Parking
194
Engine Exhaust
195
Running the Vehicle While Parked
195
Automatic Transmission
196
Manual Mode
197
Drive Systems
198
All-Wheel Drive
198
Brakes
198
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
198
Electric Parking Brake
199
Brake Assist
201
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
201
Ride Control Systems
201
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
201
Magnetic Ride Control
203
Limited-Slip Rear Axle
203
Automatic Level Control
203
Cruise Control
204
Adaptive Cruise Control
206
Driver Assistance Systems
213
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
214
Assistance Systems for Driving
220
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
220
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
222
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
224
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
225
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
227
Fuel
228
California Fuel Requirements
229
Fuels in Foreign Countries
230
Fuel Additives
230
Filling the Tank
230
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
231
Trailer Towing
232
General Towing Information
232
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
232
Towing Equipment
236
Conversions and Add-Ons
236
Add-On Electrical Equipment
236
Vehicle Care
238
General Information
239
California Proposition 65 Warning
239
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
239
Accessories and Modifications
239
Vehicle Checks
240
Doing Your Own Service Work
240
Hood
241
Engine Compartment Overview
242
Engine Cover
245
Engine Oil
246
Engine Oil Life System
248
Automatic Transmission Fluid
249
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
249
Cooling System
251
Engine Coolant
252
Engine Overheating
255
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
257
Power Steering Fluid (LFX with FWD)
257
Power Steering Fluid (LF3 and LFX with AWD)
257
Washer Fluid
258
Brakes
258
Brake Fluid
259
Battery - North America
260
All-Wheel Drive
260
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
262
Headlamp Aiming
263
Bulb Replacement
263
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
263
LED Lighting
264
Back-Up Lamps
264
License Plate Lamp
264
Replacement Bulbs
265
Electrical System
265
Electrical System Overload
265
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
266
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
266
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
269
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
270
Wheels and Tires
272
Tires
272
All-Season Tires
273
Winter Tires
273
Low-Profile Tires
274
Summer Tires
274
Tire Sidewall Labeling
274
Tire Designations
276
Tire Terminology and Definitions
277
Tire Pressure
279
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
281
Tire Pressure Monitor System
281
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
282
Tire Inspection
285
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
289
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
290
Wheel Replacement
290
Tire Chains
291
If a Tire Goes Flat
291
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
293
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
299
Tire Changing
300
Compact Spare Tire
304
Full-Size Spare Tire
305
Jump Starting
305
Jump Starting - North America
305
Towing the Vehicle
308
Recreational Vehicle Towing
308
Appearance Care
310
Exterior Care
310
Interior Care
314
Floor Mats
317
Service and Maintenance
319
General Information
319
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
321
Maintenance Schedule
321
Special Application Services
326
Additional Maintenance and Care
327
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
330
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
330
Maintenance Replacement Parts
331
Maintenance Records
332
Technical Data
333
Vehicle Identification
333
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
333
Service Parts Identification Label
333
Vehicle Data
334
Capacities and Specifications
334
Engine Drive Belt Routing
335
Customer Information
336
Customer Information
336
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
336
Customer Assistance Offices
338
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
338
Online Owner Center
339
Roadside Service
339
Scheduling Service Appointments
341
Courtesy Transportation Program
341
Collision Damage Repair
342
Service Publications Ordering Information
344
Radio Frequency Statement
345
Reporting Safety Defects
346
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
346
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
346
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
346
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
347
Event Data Recorders
347
OnStar®
348
Infotainment System
348
OnStar
349
OnStar Overview
349
OnStar Services
350
Emergency
350
Security
350
Navigation
351
Connections
351
Diagnostics
353
OnStar Additional Information
354
Index
359
Index_A
359
Index_B
360
Index_C
360
Index_D
361
Index_E
362
Index_F
362
Index_G
363
Index_H
363
Index_I
363
Index_J
364
Index_K
364
Index_L
364
Index_M
365
Index_N
365
Index_O
365
Index_P
366
Index_R
366
Index_S
367
Index_T
368
Index_U
369
Index_V
369
Index_W
369

FAQ about the 2017 Cadillac Xts Manual

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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 2017 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Xts owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Xts, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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