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  • Seats and Restraint Systems ........................... 1-1Front Seats ............................................... 1-2Safety Belts .............................................. 1-5Child Restraints ....................................... 1-19Airbag System ......................................... 1-36Restraint System Check ............................ 1-48

    Features and Controls ..................................... 2-1Keys ........................................................ 2-2Doors and Locks ....................................... 2-9Windows ................................................. 2-16Theft-Deterrent Systems ............................ 2-19Starting and Operating Your Vehicle ........... 2-21Mirrors .................................................... 2-34OnStar System ...................................... 2-36HomeLink Transmitter ............................. 2-38Storage Areas ......................................... 2-42Retractable Hardtop .................................. 2-45Vehicle Personalization ............................. 2-54

    Instrument Panel ............................................. 3-1Instrument Panel Overview .......................... 3-4Climate Controls ...................................... 3-40Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators ........ 3-46Driver Information Center (DIC) .................. 3-61Trip Computer ......................................... 3-77Audio System(s) ....................................... 3-78

    Navigation System .......................................... 4-1Overview .................................................. 4-2Features and Controls ................................ 4-4Navigation Audio System ........................... 4-45Voice Recognition ......................................4-69

    Driving Your Vehicle ....................................... 5-1Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ..... 5-2Towing ................................................... 5-35

    Service and Appearance Care .......................... 6-1Service ..................................................... 6-3Fuel ......................................................... 6-5Checking Things Under the Hood ............... 6-10Rear Axle ............................................... 6-41Headlamp Aiming ..................................... 6-42Bulb Replacement .................................... 6-44Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement ......... 6-45Tires ...................................................... 6-46Appearance Care ..................................... 6-70Vehicle Identification ................................. 6-79Electrical System ...................................... 6-80Capacities and Specifications ..................... 6-85

    Maintenance Schedule ..................................... 7-1Maintenance Schedule ................................ 7-2

    Customer Assistance and Information .............. 8-1Customer Assistance and Information ........... 8-2Reporting Safety Defects ........................... 8-11

    Index .................................................................1

    2005 Cadillac XLR Owner Manual M

  • GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, CADILLAC,the CADILLAC Crest & Wreath, and the name XLRare registered trademarks of General MotorsCorporation.

    This manual includes the latest information at the time itwas printed. We reserve the right to make changesafter that time to the product without notice. For vehiclesfirst sold in Canada, substitute the name GeneralMotors of Canada Limited for Cadillac Motor CarDivision whenever it appears in this manual.

    Keep this manual in the vehicle, so it will be there if it isneeded while you are on the road. If the vehicle issold, leave this manual in the vehicle.

    Canadian OwnersA French language copy of this manual can be obtainedfrom your dealer or from:

    Helm, IncorporatedP.O. Box 07130Detroit, MI 48207

    How to Use This ManualMany people read the owner manual from beginning toend when they first receive their new vehicle. If thisis done, it can help you learn about the featuresand controls for the vehicle. Pictures and words worktogether in the owner manual to explain things.

    IndexA good place to quickly locate information about thevehicle is the Index in the back of the manual. It is analphabetical list of what is in the manual and thepage number where it can be found.

    Litho in U.S.A.Part No. 05XLR A First Edition 2004 General Motors Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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  • Safety Warnings and SymbolsThere are a number of safety cautions in this book. Weuse a box and the word CAUTION to tell about thingsthat could hurt you if you were to ignore the warning.

    {CAUTION:

    These mean there is something that could hurtyou or other people.

    In the caution area, we tell you what the hazard is.Then we tell you what to do to help avoid or reduce thehazard. Please read these cautions. If you do not,you or others could be hurt.

    You will also find a circlewith a slash through it inthis book. This safetysymbol means Do Not,Do Not do this or Do Notlet this happen.

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  • Vehicle Damage WarningsAlso, in this manual you will find these notices:

    Notice: These mean there is something that coulddamage your vehicle.

    A notice tells about something that can damage thevehicle. Many times, this damage would not be coveredby your vehicles warranty, and it could be costly. Butthe notice will tell what to do to help avoid the damage.

    When you read other manuals, you might seeCAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or indifferent words.

    There are also warning labels on the vehicle. They usethe same words, CAUTION or NOTICE.

    Vehicle SymbolsThe vehicle has components and labels that usesymbols instead of text. Symbols are shown along withthe text describing the operation or informationrelating to a specific component, control, message,gage, or indicator.

    If you need help figuring out a specific name of acomponent, gage, or indicator, reference the followingtopics:

    Seats and Restraint Systems in Section 1 Features and Controls in Section 2 Instrument Panel Overview in Section 3 Climate Controls in Section 3 Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators in Section 3 Audio System(s) in Section 3 Engine Compartment Overview in Section 5

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  • These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle:

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  • NOTES

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  • Front Seats ......................................................1-2Power Seats ..................................................1-2Power Lumbar ...............................................1-2Heated and Cooled Seats ................................1-3Power Reclining Seatback ...............................1-4

    Safety Belts .....................................................1-5Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone .................1-5Questions and Answers About Safety Belts ........1-9How to Wear Safety Belts Properly .................1-10Driver Position ..............................................1-10Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy ..................1-17Passenger Position .......................................1-18Safety Belt Pretensioners ...............................1-18Safety Belt Extender .....................................1-18

    Child Restraints .............................................1-19Older Children ..............................................1-19Infants and Young Children ............................1-21Child Restraint Systems .................................1-24Top Strap ....................................................1-27

    Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers forChildren (LATCH System) ...........................1-28

    Securing a Child Restraint Designed for theLATCH System .........................................1-30

    Securing a Child Restraint in the PassengerSeat Position ............................................1-32

    Airbag System ...............................................1-36Where Are the Airbags? ................................1-38When Should an Airbag Inflate? .....................1-41What Makes an Airbag Inflate? .......................1-42How Does an Airbag Restrain? .......................1-42What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates? .....1-43Airbag Off Switch ..........................................1-44Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...........1-47

    Restraint System Check ..................................1-48Checking Your Restraint Systems ...................1-48Replacing Restraint System Parts After

    a Crash ...................................................1-48

    Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems

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  • Front Seats

    Power Seats

    The power seat controls are located on the outboardsides of both the drivers and the passengers seats.

    Move the front of the horizontal control up ordown to adjust the front portion of the cushion.

    Move the rear of the horizontal control up or downto adjust the rear portion of the cushion.

    Slide the control forward or rearward to move theentire seat forward or rearward.

    Press the vertical control rearward to recline theseatback. Press the vertical control forward toraise the seatback. See Power Reclining Seatbackon page 1-4.

    Power Lumbar

    The drivers andpassengers seatbacklumbar support switchesare located on theoutboard sides ofthe seats.

    Use the power seat controls first to get the properposition, then continue with the lumbar adjustment.

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  • Use the top lumbar switch to adjust support to themiddle seatback and the bottom lumbar switch to adjustsupport to the lower seatback. Press the front of theswitch to increase support and the rear of the switch todecrease support.

    Keep in mind that as your seating position