2014 Cadillac CTS Owners Manual

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  • Black plate (1,1)Cadillac CTS Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada/Mexico-6081492) - 2014 - CRC 2nd Edition - 11/18/13

    2014 Cadillac CTS Owner Manual M

    In Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1Instrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2Initial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4Vehicle Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15Performance andMaintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-20

    Keys, Doors, andWindows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1Keys and Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14Vehicle Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16Exterior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-19Interior Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-21Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-21Roof . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-25

    Seats and Restraints . . . . . . . . . 3-1Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2Front Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3Rear Seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-10Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-13Airbag System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-22Child Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-35

    Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1Storage Compartments . . . . . . . . 4-1Additional Storage Features . . . 4-3

    Instruments and Controls . . . . 5-1Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2Warning Lights, Gauges, andIndicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-8

    Information Displays . . . . . . . . . . 5-30Vehicle Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-36Vehicle Personalization . . . . . . . 5-48Universal Remote System . . . . 5-55

    Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-6Lighting Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7

    Infotainment System . . . . . . . . . 7-1Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-1

    Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-1Climate Control Systems . . . . . . 8-1Air Vents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-8Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9

    Driving and Operating . . . . . . . . 9-1Driving Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-2Starting and Operating . . . . . . . 9-15Engine Exhaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-22Automatic Transmission . . . . . . 9-23Drive Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-26Brakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-27Ride Control Systems . . . . . . . . 9-30Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-34Driver Assistance Systems . . . 9-45Fuel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-60Trailer Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-65Conversions and Add-Ons . . . 9-70

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    Vehicle Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-1General Information . . . . . . . . . . 10-2Vehicle Checks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-3Headlamp Aiming . . . . . . . . . . . 10-29Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . 10-29Electrical System . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-31Wheels and Tires . . . . . . . . . . . 10-40Jump Starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-64Towing the Vehicle . . . . . . . . . . 10-66Appearance Care . . . . . . . . . . . 10-69

    Service and Maintenance . . . 11-1General Information . . . . . . . . . . 11-1Cadillac Premium CareMaintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-3

    Maintenance Schedule . . . . . . . 11-3Special ApplicationServices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-9

    Additional Maintenanceand Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-10

    Recommended Fluids,Lubricants, and Parts . . . . . . 11-13

    Maintenance Records . . . . . . . 11-16

    Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-1Vehicle Identification . . . . . . . . . 12-1Vehicle Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-2

    Customer Information . . . . . . . 13-1Customer Information . . . . . . . . 13-1Reporting Safety Defects . . . . 13-12Vehicle Data Recording andPrivacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-13

    OnStar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-1OnStar Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-1OnStar Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-2OnStar AdditionalInformation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-5

    Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i-1

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    Introduction iii

    The names, logos, emblems,slogans, vehicle model names, andvehicle body designs appearing inthis manual including, but not limitedto, GM, the GM logo, CADILLAC,the CADILLAC Crest and Wreath,and CTS are trademarks and/orservice marks of General MotorsLLC, its subsidiaries, affiliates,or licensors.This manual describes features thatmay or may not be on your specificvehicle either because they areoptions that you did not purchase ordue to changes subsequent to theprinting of this owner manual.

    Please refer to the purchasedocumentation relating to yourspecific vehicle to confirm each ofthe features found on your vehicle.For vehicles first sold in Canada,substitute the name GeneralMotors of Canada Limited forCadillac Motor Car Divisionwherever it appears in this manual.Keep this manual in the vehicle forquick reference.

    Canadian Vehicle Owners

    Propritaires Canadiens

    A French language manual can beobtained from your dealer, atwww.helminc.com, or from:On peut obtenir un exemplaire dece guide en franais auprs duconcessionnaire ou l'adressesavant:Helm, IncorporatedAttention: Customer Service47911 Halyard DrivePlymouth, MI 48170

    Using this ManualTo quickly locate information aboutthe vehicle, use the Index in theback of the manual. It is analphabetical list of what is in themanual and the page number whereit can be found.

    Litho in U.S.A.Part No. 22800483 C Third Printing 2014 General Motors LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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    iv Introduction

    Danger, Warnings, andCautions

    { DangerText marked{ Danger providesinformation on risk of fatal injury.Disregarding this information mayendanger life.

    { WarningText marked{ Warning providesinformation on risk of accident orinjury. Disregarding thisinformation may lead to injury.

    { CautionText marked{ Caution providesinformation that may indicate ahazard that could result in injuryor death. It could also result inpossible damage to the vehicle.

    A circle with a slash through it is asafety symbol which means DoNot, Do not do this, or Do not letthis happen.

    SymbolsThe vehicle has components andlabels that use symbols instead oftext. Symbols are shown along withthe text describing the operation orinformation relating to a specificcomponent, control, message,gauge, or indicator.M : This symbol is shown whenyou need to see your owner manualfor additional instructions orinformation.* : This symbol is shown whenyou need to see a service manualfor additional instructions orinformation.

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    Introduction v

    Vehicle Symbol Chart

    Here are some additional symbolsthat may be found on the vehicleand what they mean. For moreinformation on the symbol, refer tothe Index.9 : Airbag Readiness Light# : Air Conditioning! : Antilock Brake System (ABS)g : Audio Steering Wheel Controlsor OnStar (if equipped)$ : Brake System Warning Light" : Charging System

    I : Cruise ControlB : Engine Coolant TemperatureO : Exterior Lamps. : Fuel Gauge+ : Fuses3 : Headlamp High/Low-BeamChanger( : Heated Steering Wheelj : LATCH System ChildRestraints* : Malfunction Indicator Lamp

    : : Oil PressureO : Power/ : Remote Vehicle Start> : Safety Belt Reminders7 : Tire Pressure Monitord : Traction Control/StabiliTrak

    M : Windshield Washer Fluid

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    vi Introduction

    2 NOTES

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    In Brief 1-1

    In Brief

    Instrument PanelInstrument Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2

    Initial Drive InformationInitial Drive Information . . . . . . . . 1-4Starting the Engine . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4Remote Keyless Entry (RKE)System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4

    Remote Vehicle Start . . . . . . . . . 1-5Door Locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5Trunk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6Seat Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7Memory Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8Heated and VentilatedSeats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8

    Head Restraint Adjustment . . . . 1-9Safety Belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9

    Passenger SensingSystem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10

    Mirror Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10Steering WheelAdjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11

    Interior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11Exterior Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-12Windshield Wiper/Washer . . . . 1-13Climate Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15

    Vehicle FeaturesSteering Wheel Controls . . . . . 1-15Cruise Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15Infotain