2018 Cadillac Xt5 Owner's Manual

2018 Cadillac Xt5 owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Xt5
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
7.58 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
Stop/Start System
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
9
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
11
Memory Features
12
Second Row Seats
13
Heated and Ventilated Seats
13
Head Restraint Adjustment
13
Seat Belts
14
Passenger Sensing System
14
Mirror Adjustment
14
Steering Wheel Adjustment
15
Interior Lighting
15
Exterior Lighting
16
Windshield Wiper/Washer
17
Climate Controls
18
Transmission
19
Vehicle Features
19
Infotainment System
19
Steering Wheel Controls
19
Cruise Control
20
Driver Information Center (DIC)
20
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
21
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
21
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
21
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
21
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
21
Surround Vision
22
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
22
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
22
Parking Assist
22
Automatic Parking Assist (APA)
22
Reverse Automatic Braking (RAB)
23
Power Outlets
23
Universal Remote System
23
Sunroof
24
Performance and Maintenance
24
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
24
Tire Pressure Monitor
25
Fuel
25
E85 or FlexFuel
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
26
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
36
Door Locks
37
Power Door Locks
40
Delayed Locking
40
Automatic Door Locks
40
Lockout Protection
40
Safety Locks
41
Doors
42
Liftgate
42
Vehicle Security
47
Vehicle Alarm System
47
Immobilizer
49
Immobilizer Operation
49
Exterior Mirrors
50
Convex Mirrors
50
Power Mirrors
50
Folding Mirrors
50
Heated Mirrors
51
Automatic Dimming Mirror
51
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
51
Interior Mirrors
52
Interior Rearview Mirrors
52
Manual Rearview Mirror
52
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
52
Rear Camera Mirror
52
Windows
54
Power Windows
54
Sun Visors
56
Roof
56
Sunroof
56
Seats and Restraints
58
Head Restraints
59
Front Seats
61
Seat Adjustment
61
Lumbar Adjustment
62
Reclining Seatbacks
62
Memory Seats
63
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
65
Rear Seats
67
Rear Seat Armrest
69
Heated Rear Seats
70
Seat Belts
70
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
71
Lap-Shoulder Belt
72
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
77
Seat Belt Extender
77
Safety System Check
77
Seat Belt Care
77
Replacing Seat Belt System Parts after a Crash
78
Airbag System
79
Where Are the Airbags?
80
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
82
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
82
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
83
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
83
Passenger Sensing System
84
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
88
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
89
Airbag System Check
90
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
90
Child Restraints
90
Older Children
90
Infants and Young Children
92
Child Restraint Systems
94
Where to Put the Restraint
96
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
97
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
102
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
103
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Front Seat)
105
Storage
108
Storage Compartments
108
Glove Box
108
Cupholders
108
Armrest Storage
109
Rear Storage
109
Center Console Storage
109
Additional Storage Features
110
Cargo Cover
110
Cargo Tie-Downs
111
Cargo Management System
111
Convenience Net
112
Roof Rack System
113
Instruments and Controls
114
Controls
115
Steering Wheel Adjustment
115
Steering Wheel Controls
115
Heated Steering Wheel
115
Horn
115
Windshield Wiper/Washer
115
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
118
Compass
118
Clock
119
Power Outlets
120
Wireless Charging
120
Cigarette Lighter
122
Ashtrays
123
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
123
Instrument Cluster (Base Level Cluster)
124
Instrument Cluster (Uplevel Cluster)
126
Speedometer
128
Odometer
128
Trip Odometer
128
Tachometer
128
Fuel Gauge
128
Engine Oil Pressure Gauge (Uplevel Cluster)
129
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
130
Voltmeter Gauge (Uplevel Cluster)
131
Seat Belt Reminders
132
Airbag Readiness Light
132
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
133
Charging System Light
134
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
134
Brake System Warning Light
136
Electric Parking Brake Light
136
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
137
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
137
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
137
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
138
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
138
Traction Off Light
138
StabiliTrak OFF Light
139
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
139
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
139
Tire Pressure Light
140
Engine Oil Pressure Light
140
Low Fuel Warning Light
141
Security Light
141
High-Beam On Light
141
Lamps On Reminder
141
Cruise Control Light
142
Door Ajar Light
142
Information Displays
142
Driver Information Center (DIC)
142
Head-Up Display (HUD)
145
Vehicle Messages
148
Engine Power Messages
148
Vehicle Speed Messages
149
Vehicle Personalization
149
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
163
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
163
Flash-to-Pass
163
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
163
Automatic Headlamp System
163
Hazard Warning Flashers
164
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
164
Cornering Lamps
165
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
166
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
174
Air Vents
176
Maintenance
177
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
177
Service
177
Driving and Operating
178
Driving Information
179
Distracted Driving
179
Defensive Driving
180
Drunk Driving
180
Control of a Vehicle
180
Braking
180
Steering
181
Off-Road Recovery
181
Loss of Control
182
Driving on Wet Roads
182
Hill and Mountain Roads
183
Winter Driving
183
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
185
Vehicle Load Limits
185
Starting and Operating
189
New Vehicle Break-In
189
Ignition Positions
189
Starting the Engine
191
Engine Heater
193
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
194
Shifting Into Park
194
Shifting out of Park
195
Parking over Things That Burn
195
Extended Parking
196
Engine Exhaust
196
Running the Vehicle While Parked
197
Automatic Transmission
197
Manual Mode
201
Drive Systems
202
All-Wheel Drive
202
Brakes
203
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
203
Electric Parking Brake
204
Brake Assist
205
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
205
Ride Control Systems
206
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
206
Driver Mode Control
208
Cruise Control
209
Adaptive Cruise Control
211
Driver Assistance Systems
220
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
221
Assistance Systems for Driving
227
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
227
Forward Automatic Braking (FAB)
230
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
231
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
233
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
233
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
235
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
235
Fuel
237
California Fuel Requirements
238
Fuels in Foreign Countries
238
Fuel Additives
238
Filling the Tank
239
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
240
Trailer Towing
241
General Towing Information
241
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
241
Towing Equipment
246
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
248
Conversions and Add-Ons
249
Add-On Electrical Equipment
249
Vehicle Care
250
General Information
251
California Proposition 65 Warning
251
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
252
Accessories and Modifications
252
Vehicle Checks
252
Doing Your Own Service Work
252
Hood
253
Engine Compartment Overview
254
Engine Oil
255
Engine Oil Life System
257
Automatic Transmission Fluid
258
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
258
Cooling System
259
Engine Overheating
262
Washer Fluid
264
Brakes
264
Brake Fluid
265
Battery - North America
266
All-Wheel Drive
267
Starter Switch Check
267
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
267
Wiper Blade Replacement
268
Windshield Replacement
269
Gas Strut(s)
269
Headlamp Aiming
270
Bulb Replacement
271
Halogen Bulbs
271
LED Lighting
271
Headlamps and Front Turn Signal
271
Back-Up Lamps
272
Electrical System
272
Electrical System Overload
272
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
273
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
273
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
276
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
278
Wheels and Tires
280
Tires
280
All-Season Tires
281
Winter Tires
281
Summer Tires
282
Tire Sidewall Labeling
282
Tire Designations
284
Tire Terminology and Definitions
285
Tire Pressure
287
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
289
Tire Pressure Monitor System
289
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
290
Tire Inspection
294
Tire Rotation
294
When It Is Time for New Tires
295
Buying New Tires
296
Different Size Tires and Wheels
297
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
298
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
299
Wheel Replacement
299
Tire Chains
300
If a Tire Goes Flat
301
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
302
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
308
Tire Changing
309
Compact Spare Tire
314
Jump Starting
315
Jump Starting - North America
315
Towing the Vehicle
318
Recreational Vehicle Towing
318
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
335
Additional Maintenance and Care
335
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
338
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
338
Maintenance Replacement Parts
339
Maintenance Records
340
Technical Data
341
Vehicle Identification
341
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
341
Service Parts Identification Label
341
Vehicle Data
342
Capacities and Specifications
342
Engine Drive Belt Routing
343
Customer Information
344
Customer Information
344
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
344
Customer Assistance Offices
346
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
346
Online Owner Center
347
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
347
Roadside Service
348
Scheduling Service Appointments
350
Courtesy Transportation Program
350
Collision Damage Repair
351
Service Publications Ordering Information
353
Radio Frequency Statement
354
Reporting Safety Defects
354
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
354
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
355
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
355
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
356
Event Data Recorders
356
OnStar
357
Infotainment System
357
OnStar
358
OnStar Overview
358
OnStar Services
359
Emergency
359
Security
360
Navigation
360
Connections
361
Diagnostics
363
OnStar Additional Information
364
Index
369
Index_A
369
Index_B
370
Index_C
370
Index_D
371
Index_E
372
Index_F
372
Index_G
373
Index_H
373
Index_I
373
Index_J
373
Index_K
373
Index_L
374
Index_M
374
Index_N
375
Index_O
375
Index_P
375
Index_R
376
Index_S
376
Index_T
378
Index_U
378
Index_V
378
Index_W
379

FAQ about the 2018 Cadillac Xt5 Manual

What contains the 2018 Xt5 manual?

The Cadillac Xt5 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Xt5. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Xt5 2018 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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