1996 Cadillac DeVille Owner's Manual

1996 Cadillac DeVille Manual

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  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    I : . DEVILLE/ DEVILLE CONCOURS I
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    # = = -*-\ The 1996 Cadillac DeVille/DeVille Concours Owner's Manual ...This section tells you how to use your seats and safety belts properly. also explains the "SIR" system. It FeaturesandControls ...This section explains how to start and operate your Cadillac. ...
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    We support voluntary technician certification. GENERAL MOTORS, GM and the Emblem, GM CADILLAC, the CADILLAC Emblem and the name DEVILLEDEVILLE CONCOURS are ...a French Language Manual: so Please keep this manual in your Cadillac, it will be there if you ever need it when you'...
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    The PENALTY OF LEADERSHIP Cadillac Motor Car Co. Detroit. Mich. 1 THIS TEXT APPEARED AS AN ADVERTISEMENT IN THE SATURDAY EVENING POST f JANUARY 1ND. IN THE YEAR 1915 TI COPYRIGHT, CADILIAC MOTOR CAR DIVISION iii
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    ... of initiated his precision manufacturing techniques the at founding of Cadillac in 1902. His exacting standards prompted themotto by which Cadillac has been guided over the years "Craftsmanship A ... engine 1905 led the industry and enabled Cadillacs to travel speeds at up to 50 mph. For...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ...then new General Motors Corporation. Convenience, cleanliness and all-weather comfort were greatly enhancedin 1910 when Cadillac became the first manufacturer to offer closed bodies as standard equipment. "The Penalty of Leadership" frrst ...
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    ... 1915 model. Many Cadillac "firsts" have followed over the years, including the synchro-mech clashless transmission, a nationwide ... to construct light tanks, combat vehicles and internal parts for Allison V1710 engines. Two Cadillac V8 enginesand Hydra-Matic in transmissions were used each M5AI and ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...," "majesty,""brilliance" -allapply, in their fullest meaning, to this new Cadillac. And yet, from wonderful this vocabulary,have we selected "elegance" as the word that most fully characterizes the Cadillac of 1960. The car's beautiful, clean-lined stylingcertainly elegant ...
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    ...was closely followed with the two door hardtop Coupe DeVille the industry's first modern overhead valve, ... Restraint system (air bag) was available on all 1974, 1975 and 1976 Cadillacs. Analog ... available, on 1975 Cadillacs and standard on new international the in size 1976 Seville. In 1978, the Trip ...
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    ...which were '70s came of age in the pioneered by Cadillac in the '80s with Digital Fuel Injection and ...Magazine. j bi c The year 1993 saw the introduction the Northstar of of 32 system. The state the art system ...traction control. For more than nine decades Cadillac has a leader in been quality and...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning If to end when they first receive ... do this, it will help you learn about the features and manual,you'll find that controls for your ... manual. It's an alphabetical list of all that's in the manual, and the page number where you'll ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... about something can we. that damage your vehicle.Many times, this damage would not be covered by your warranty, andit could be costly. Buttellwill the notice you what help to to avoid do the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in dBerent colors or ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... is driven: These symbols have to do with your lights: These symbols are on some of your controls: WINDSHIELD ... These symbols are used on warning and indicator lights: Here are some other symbols you may see: COOLANT TEMP DOOR LOCK UNLOCK TURN SIGNALS @ I-1 FUSE BAllERY CHARGING SYSTEM * ...
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    ...Systems Here you'll find information about the seats your in You Cadillac and how to use your safety belts properly. not can also learn about some things you should do with air bags ...reclining front seatbacks, memory seats, lumbar adjustments, heated seats and head restraints. The power seat ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... LUMBAR control is located on the outboard side of each front seat. It provides additional support your to... theLUMBAR switch side to side to raiseor lower the support mechanism to suit your preference. Keep in...seating position changes, as it so may during long trips, should the positionof your lumbar ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...your programmed exit position. exit position The may alsobe recalled if the vehicleis not ...if Automatic seat movement will occur the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is used to enter ... on the RKE transmitter and the key is placed the ignition and in turned on, the seat will automatically adjust ...
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    Heated Front Seat (Option) The controlis located on the outboard sideof each front seat. Move the SEAT HEAT control to eitherLO or HI
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    Reclining Front Seatbacks If you have the power recliner option, press the RECLINER control forwardor rearward to adjust the To manually recline the seat, lift the lever on the outer seatback. side of the front cushion and adjust the seatback to where you want it. Release the lever to lock the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... injuries. The lap belt can't do its job either. In a crash the belt could go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at your pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. For proper protection when the vehicle is in motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...a neck injury in a crash. - Your vehicle has a light that comes on asa reminder to buckle up. (....) Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly....r bag system. i I A CAUTION: Don't let anyone ride wherehe or she can't wear a safety belt...
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    Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. I t I Put someone on it. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just seat on a wheels.
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    ... .. i Get itup to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. by The person keeps going until stopped something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield ... 1-9
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    ...;j or the instrument panel... or the safety belts! With safety belts, you slow down as the vehicle does. You get more time to stop. You stop overmore distance, and your strongest bonestake the forces. That's why safety belts make such good sense. 1 1n
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    ...control, such as bad drivers. A: A: &: A: If my vehiclehas air bags, why should have to I wear safety ...; they work with safety belts-- not instead of them. Every air bag of system ever offered for sale required the use has .... Even you're ina vehicle that has air if bags, you still have buckle up...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...there are different rules for smaller childrenand babies. If a child will be riding in your Cadillac, see the part this manual called of "Children." Follow ... restraint systems your vehicle has. We'll start with the driver position. Driver Position This part describes the...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...correct buckle when buckling your lap-shoulder belt.If you find that the latch plate will not go fully into the buckle, see are using the if you buckle for ...Pull up on the latch plate to make sureis secure. If it the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the end this section. of...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    .... After you move the adjuster to where you want it, try to move it down without squeezing the release handle to...off your from your face and neck, but not falling shoulder. Shoulder Belt Tightness Adjustment ... begin to drive. 1. Sit well back in the seat. 2. Start pulling the shoulder belt out. 1-14
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    ...clicking sound.If you don't, the adjustment feature won'tset, and you'll have to start again. If forward slightly, then sit back.you've added more than 1 ... (25 mm) of slack, pullthe shoulder belt out as you did before and start again. If you move around in the vehicle enough, you pull or if ...
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    What's wrong with this? a U A CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt your shoulder belt if is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder beltshould fit against your body. Don't allow more than1 inch (25 mm) o slack. f A: The shoulder belt ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle yourbelt into thebuckle nearest you. A: The belt is buckled in the wrong place. 1-...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    &: What's wrong with this? I A CAUTION: You can be seriouslyinjured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. Ina crash, your body wouldmove too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    &: What's wrong with this? I A CAUTION: You can be seriously injured a twisted belt. In by a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, orask your dealer to it. fix A: The belt is twisted ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) System This partexplains the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) system or air bag system. the lour Cadillac has two bags -- one air bag for air driver and another airbag for the right front passenger. ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... or being ejected from it. The air a bag is only "supplemental restraint." That is, it works with safety belts but doesn't replace them. Air bags are designed to work only in moderate ...of an eye. If you're too close to an inflating air bag, it couid seriouslyinjure you. Safety belts...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...The system checks the bag's electrical systemfor air malfunctions. The light tells if there isan electrical you Bag problem. See "Air Readiness Light" in the Index for more information. Where is the air bag? The driver'sair bag is in ...
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    ... and the steering wheel or instrument panel. If something is betweenan occupant and an air it could affect the bag, performance of the airbag or worse, it could cause injury. -- The right front passenger's bag is in the instrument air panel on the passenger's side. 1-23
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... designed to inflate in rollovers, side impacts or rear impacts, because inflation would not help the occupant. In any particularcrash, no one can say whether an air bag should have inflated simply because the damage of to a vehicleor ...
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    ... system will include bag modules and air possibly other parts. The service manual for your CAUTION: vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. 0 ...air. is diagnostic module, which records information about This dustcould cause breathing problems for the air bag system. The module...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...properly. See your dealer for service. Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Cadillac Air bags affect how your Cadillac shouldbe serviced. There areparts of the air bag system in ...is Cadillac dealer and the Cadillac service manual have information about servicing your vehicle the a r bag and ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... is likely that the fetus won't hurt in a crash. For be pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effectiveis wearing them properly. Right Front Passenger ... lock. If it does, let it go back the way and all start again. A pregnant woman should weara lap-shoulder belt, and the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... Position Lap Belt If your vehicle has a front split seatand a rear bench the seat, someone can sit in center positions. U you When you sit ina center seating positisn, have a lap safety belt, whichhas no retractor.To make the belt longer, tilt the latch plate and pull it along the belt. 1-28
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... until its the beltis snug. Buckle, positionand release it the same way as the lap Lap-Shoulder Belt part of a lap-shoulder belt. the belt isn't long enough, If The positions next to the windows have lap-shoulder see "Safety Belt Extender'' at the end of this section. M k sure the release ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...it can latch plate and keep pulling until you buckle it. F'ull up on thelatch plate to make sure it is secure. If the beltis not long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender" at the endof this section. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positionedyou so to ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    1 n n 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on buckle the you end of the belt as pull up on the shoulder part. The lap partof the belt shouldbe worn low and snug on the hips, just touching thighs. In a crash,this applies the force to the strong pelvicbones. And you'd be less likely to slide ...
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    The safety belt locks there's a sudden stop a crash, if or or if you pull the belt very quickly outof the retractor. L IA CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt your shoulder belt is if too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt shouldfit ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... children and babies should always be restrained in a child or infant restraint. The will instructions for the restraint say whether itis the right type and for your ... young child'ship bones are so small that a regular belt might not stay low on the hips,as it should. Instead, thebelt will likely ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...-lb. (110 kg) force on your arms.The baby would bealmost impossible to hold. Secure the baby in an infant restraint. p A CAUTION: ' Never hold a baby in your arms while riding ina vehicle. A baby doesn't weighmuch until a crash. During a crash a baby will becomeso CAUTION: (Continued) -- 1-34
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    ... secured within has of personal injury. the restraint to help reduce the chance The instructions that come the infant or child with restraint will show you how to do ... of a rear-facing child restraint would be very close to the inflating air bag. Alwayssecure a rearfacing child restraint in the rear ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... seat passenger can be badly injured by the right front air bag if it inflates. Never secure achild restraint ...a top strap, it should be -restraint in your vehicle even when no child isin it. anchored. If you need to ... an anchor installed, you can ask your Cadillac dealer put it in for you. If you to ...
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    ... hardware available from the dealer. kit The hardware and installation instructions were specifically designed this vehicle. for Securing a Child ... restrainthas one. if 1. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow the instructions for the child- restraint. as 2. Secure the child in the child restraint ...
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    . ." . -4 Tilt the latch plateto adjust the belt if needed. If the shoulder beltgoes in front of the child's face or neck, put it behind thechild restraint. 4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be ableto unbuckle the safety belt quicklyif you everhad to....
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    ... in a child restraint in the center front seat can be badly injured by the rightfront passenger 5. To tighten the belt, pull up on the shoulder while belt air bag if it inflates. Never secure a child restraint you push down on the child restraint. in the center front seat. It's always better to 6....
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    . .. . . 1. Make the belt as long as possible by tilting the latch plate and pulling it along the belt. 2. Put the restraint on ...you push down on the child restraint. 3. Secure the childin the child restraint as the instructions say... 4. Run the vehicle's safety belt through or ar0~-;.:1 the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... Position Your vehicle has right front passenger air bag. a Never put a rear-facing child ... be seriously injured if the right front passenger's air is bag inflates. This because the backof a rear-facing child restraint would be very close to the inflatingair bag. Always securea rear-facing child ...
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    .... (See “Seats” in the Index.) 2. Put the restraint on the seat. Follow the instructions for the child restraint. 3. Secure the child in the child restraint as the ...€™s safety belt through or around the restraint.The child restraint instructions will show you how. If the shoulder belt goes in ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    6. Pull the restof the lap belt all the out of the way retractor to set the lock. 7. To tighten the belt, feed the belt back into the lap retractor while you push down on the child restraint. 8. Push and pull the child restraint different in directions to be sure is secure. it To remove the ...
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    Larger Children If you have the choice, a child should sit next to a belt window so the child can wear a lap-shoulder and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrainedin the rear seat. But they need to use the ...
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    ... a lap-shoulder belt, belt but thechild is so small that the shoulder is very close tothe child's face or neck? A: Move the child toward the center of ...that belts provide.the child isso small thatthe shoulder belt is still very close to the child's faceor neck, you might want to place the child in ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    A CAUTION: Never do this. Here a child is sitting ina seat that hasa lap-shoulder belt., but the shoulder part is behind the child. If the child wears thebelt in thisway, in a crash thechild might slide underthe belt. The belt's force would then be applied right on the child's abdomen. That could ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... broken air bag covers, and have them repairedor replaced. (The air bag system does not need regular maintenance.) ... mean you will need to have safety belt or seat parts repaired replaced. New parts and repairs or...an air bag inflates, you'll need replace air bag to system parts. See the ...
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    Section 2 Features and Controls Here you can learn about the many standard and optional on features on your Cadillac, and information starting, shifting and braking. Also explained are the instrument panel and the warning systems that tellyou if everythmg is...
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    ... pellet which is part of the vehicle's PASS-Key% system. When a new Cadillac is delivered, thedealer removes the ...make extra ignition keysby reading thebar code tag. There are 15 alternative ignitionPASS-Key I... and all other locks. I NOTICE: Your Cadillac has a number of new features that can help...
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    ...,you can unlock theother doorsby holding ..aekey in the turned position fora few seconds key There are several ways to lock and...your door key. lock cylinder. If your vehicle has the optional theft-deterrent system, with the key or Keyless Entry system. unlock the doors This will avoid setting the al ...
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    Power Door Locks Automatic Door Locks Close your doors and turn the ignition. Everytime on you move the shift lever ... function as a safety feature. They will not unlock the doors. With the ignition in the RUN position, the.door locks can be programmed through the Driver Information Center (DIC) to ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... Door Security Locks RESET buttons at the same time. The first prompt to Your Cadillac is equipped appear isAUTOMATIC DOOR LOCK?. You must with ... when you shift back into (P). PARK 2. Close the door. A yes or no response must be programmed when a 3. Do the same thing to the other rear door lock. A ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... lock switches. The anti-lockout feature is disabled when the ignition is on.If you close the door,you can lock it using the Keyless Entry system. It is always recommended that your you remove your ignition key when locking vehicle. Note that this featureis only...
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    ...both buttons for approximately three seconds. See your Cadillac dealer for service your transmitter still doesn't if work .... Other vehicles objects may be or blocking the signal. a See your Cadillac dealer a qualified technician or for service. Changes or modifications tothis system by other thanan...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... unlocking yourwehicle. a transmitter If is lostor stolen, a replacement canbe purchased through new transmitter ...transmitters matchedit. to Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery in your key chain transmitter ... at the normal range in any location. If have to you get close to your vehicle ...
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    ... between the body and the trunk lid: Make sure allwindows are shut. f i r n the fan on your heating cooling or system to its highest speed with the setting on AUTO or ... 65°F (18OC) and 85°F (29°C). That will force outside air into yourvehicle. See "Comfort Controls"in the Index...
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    ... I will make these features i reusable. Locking the glove box with thedoor key I will also helpto secure your vehicle. ~ Note that the Keyless Entry transmitter can not be used to open the trunk or fuel door the VALET button is if pressed in. 2-10
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    .... Keep your fingers away from the trunk lid you close as it and as it is going down. When you park your Cadillac and open the driver's door, ... heft is big business, especially some cities. in Although your Cadillac has a number of theft-deterrent features, we know that ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...the door using the power door lock the or SECURITY light should Keyless Entry system. The come on and stay on. 3. Close all the doors. The SECURITY light should go ...and the lamps will flash several for trunk is opened without the minutes when the door or key or Keyless Entry system. The ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... fuse, see "Fuses and Circuit Breakers" in the Index. If the fuse does not need be replaced, you may to need to have your Cadillac serviced. 1 PASS-Key 1 uses a resistor pellet in the ignition keythat is readby a decoder module-in your ...
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    key immediately. Seeyour Cadillac dealer or a locksmith forkey service. New Vehicle CLBreak-In'' ...make full-throttle starts. service. See your Cadillac dealer service. for 0 Avoid making ... premature wear and earlierreplacement. Cadillac dealer for service. Follow this breaking-in guideline every ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    Ignition Positions can With the ignition key in the ignition switch, you turn the switch to five different positions: I NOTICE: If your ... a tool to force itcould break the key or the ignition switch. If none of this works, then your vehicle needs service. ACCESSORY (A): This position lets you use ...
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    Retained Accessory Power The following accessories on your Cadillac be used may for up to 10 minutes after ...1. Without pushing the accelerator pedal,turn your ignition key to START. When the enginestarts, let go of .... NOTICE: Don't tryto shift to PARK(P) your Cadillac if is moving. If you do, you ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... your dealer. If you don't, your engine might not perform properly. If you ever have to have ... coolant heater can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up...., the coolant heater should pluggedin a minimum of be four hours prior to starting your vehicle. O 2-17
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    To use the coolant heater: 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap the electrical cord. .3. Plug it into ...have and some other things. Instead of you trying to list everything here, we ask that contact your Cadillac dealer in the area where you'll be parking your vehicle. The dealer can ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...CAUTION: It is dangerous to get out of your vehicle if the with the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. Donମ. ( ) This locks the front wheels. It’s the best P: position to use when you start the engine because your vehicle can’t move easily. 2-19
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    Ensure the shift lever fully in PARK (P) range before is starting the engine. Your Cadillac has a brake-transaxle shift interlock. You have to fullyapply your regular brakes before you can shift fromPARK (P) when the ignition key is in the RUN position. If you cannot ease pressure...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... or NEUTRAL (N) while your engine is racing. NOTICE: If your vehicle seemsto start up rather slowly, or if it doesn't seem to shift gears as you accelerate...way, your vehicle can be damaged. So if this happens, have your vehicle serviced right away. Until then, you less can use SECOND (2) when you ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... speed as you go down steep mountain roads, but then off you would also wantto use your brakes and on. 0 If your front wheels can't rotate, don't try to if drive. This might happen you were stuck in very deep sand or mud or were up against a solid object, You could damage your transaxle. Also, ...
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    ... your left foot to the set parking brake. Ifthe ignition is on, thePARK BRAKE indicator light will come on. If you try to driveoff with the parking brakeon, the ...parking brake pedal.the parking brake does If not release, you will have to have your vehicle serviced 2-23
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    ...: It can be dangerous to get out of your vehicle if with the the shiftlever is not fully inPARK (P) parking brake firmly Your vehiclecan roll. set. If you...with the parkingbrake on cancause your rear brakes to overheat. You may haveto replace them and you could also damage other parts of your vehicle....
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    ... 3. W h your right foot still holding the brake down, set the parking brake. LOCK. 4. Move the ignition key to Pull the lever toward you. 5. Remove the key ... it with you. If you can leave your vehicle with the ignition key your in in hand, your vehicle is PARK (P). 2-25...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... on a hill and you don't shift your of transaxle intoPARK (P) properly, the weight the vehicle may put too much force on the parking pawl in ...the engine running. Your vehicle could move suddenly if theshift leveris not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brakefirmly set. And, ifyou leave the vehicle...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Shifting Out of PARK (P) Your Cadillac has a brake-transaxle shift interlock. You have to...can't shift out PARK (P), try this: 1. Turn the key to OFF. Open and close the driver's door to ...the brake until the endof Step 4. 3. Shift to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the vehicle and then shift the drive gear ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...know. /r\ CAUTION: Engine exhaust cankill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you ...vehicle fixed immediately. A CAUTION: Idling the engine with the air system control off could allow ... park in a garage with the engine running. Another closed-in place can be a blizzard. (See “Blizzardମ.
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    ... be dangerous to get out of your vehicle if with the the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) parking brakefirmly set. Your vehicle roll, can..., also see "Towinga Trailer" in the Index. Windows Power Windows The controls are located each window. Press the near control forwardto raise the window ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    Your vehicle has RAP. When you stop your vehicle and Rear Window Lockout turn the ignition key OFF,you can still your to use power windows. The electrical power to operate ... passed. you want this power for another If 10 minutes, turn the key to RUN and backto OFF. Express-Down ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever lhrn and Lane Change Signals The turn signal has two upward (for right) and two These ... position and then release the lever lock the wheel to in place. Raise or lower the lever until arrow starts to flash to the signal a lane change. Holdit there until the lane ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ..., a warning chime will sound is will and the DIC display TURN SIGNAL ON (after it driving abouta mile) to remind...When to Other drivers won't see the turn signal. you do: Replace burned out bulbs to help ... lever toward you to return to low beam. Pull the turn signal lever all If the headlamps are on ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    Windshield WiDers LO or HI: Turn the band away from you to either LO (low speed) orto ... itto LO, the shorter the delay. WIPER: T r the band onthe turn signal lever to un control the wipers. MIST T... the band on MIST longer. OFF: T r the band toOFF to turn off the wipers. un Be sure to clear ice and ...
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    ...normal and are not effected by the Rainsense function. NOTICE: This feature is mounted the passenger's interior side .... A single wipe will occur each time turn you the wiper stalk to a higher sensitivity ... time by manually changing the wiper control to LO HI speed. or need to replace the windshield...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... NOTICE: (Continued) Fill your washer fluid tank only 3 4 full 1 when it's very cold. This... NOTICE: When using concentrated washerfluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water with... freeze and damage your washer fluid tank and other partsof the washer system. ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... b h more without keeping your foot / ) or on the accelerator. This can help long trips. Cruise on 25 mph control does not work at speeds below about (... System"in the Index.) When road conditions allow you to safely use it again, you may turn the cruise control back on. 2-...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    Setting Cruise Control 2. Accelerate tothe speed you want. I A CAUTION: " A If you leaveyour cruise control switch on when . you're not using cruise, you might hit a button and go into.cruisewhen you don't want to.You could be startied and even lose control. Keep the cruise control switch OFF u ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    Resuming a Set Speed Setting the cruise control at a desired speed and then will applying the brake end the cruise function. Once you're going about25 mph (0 4 km/h) or more, you can move the cruise control I switch from ON to R/A I (Resume/Accelerate) for about half a second to reset. This ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...cruise control: you takeyour foot off the pedal, your vehicle will slow Step lightly on the brake pedal. down to the cruise control speed you set earlier. Move... switch to OFF. Erasing Speed Memory The cruise control set speed memory is erased when y or turn off the cruise control the ignition. 2-39
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...lamp systems: knob out all the way to turn on the lights. Pull the headlamps. You can ..., the twilight sentinel mustbe in the on position. This feature lights the way in poor weather and it also... the wiper activated headlamps are and the ignition switch is on, turned off, the wiper activated headlamps...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... a warning chime you pull the key from if the ignition while leaving the lamps on, if the manual headlamp control is activated... headlamps or parking lamps are on and you signal a They turn. provide more light for cornering. Underhood Lamp Turn the parking lamps on to operate the underhood lamp. The ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... remain for approximately three minutes on after the ignition has been turned to OFF or LOCK the position.... on, the lamps will go off quickly when you turn the ignition switch outof RUN. You ... to three minutes. The light sensor for theDRL and the twilight sentinel is located in the centerof the front ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... turn 10 minutes after the ignition is turned to LOCK or ACC, if the manual park lamp control ... headlamp knob clockwise, the instrument panel lights will brighten. Turning the headlamp knob all the way ... door opened or if you press the is Remote Keyless Entry(RKE) button. Note that the is illuminated ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... them on. Press it again toturn them off. are off 10 minutes after the ignition has turnedoff. been Courtesy Lamps (DeVille Only) The courtesy lamps are located in the roof rear in the seat. These lamps come with the lampknob or when on any ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...? will then appear. yes A OFF, the power to opener. When the ignition is turned or no response must be given. If the INFORMATION turn these features will automatically ...point. The RKE This feature is for long term use and miust be or programmed through the DIC while the ignition is in ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Mirrors Electrochromic DaylNight Rearview Mirror Your Cadillac hasan electrochromic day/night rearview mirror. This mirror automatically changes to reduce glarefrom headlamps behindyou. A photocell on the back of the mirror senses when it becoming dark outside. Another is photocell builtinto the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...changing the mirror from of the night mode to the day mode as you drive under lights and through traffic. Reverse GearDay Mode The reverse mode is another important ...the the an automatic feature. The button has indicator lightto show it is on. Press the button to turn the automatic feature off. 2-47
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... is built into them r o surface to sense headlamps behindyou. OFF: This setting turns the day/night function and off compass. The mirror will stay the day mode. in M: This turns on the day/night portion the mirror to of automatically reduce glare. C/M: This setting ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... the night mode the day mode as you drive under lights and through traffic. Compass Calibration Once the compass is calibrated,does not need to ...dimming feature work. 2. Turn the vehicleignition switch on. Theletter C should be displayed in the mirror compass window If not, hold the...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... to cause false compass readings. If this happens, follow these instructions to set the variance for your particular location: 1. Find your location on the... of the mirror housing) for five seconds the current zone entry until To number appears in the display. hold in theCAL switch...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... Outside Mirror Your passenger's side mirror is convex. convex mirror's A so surface is curved you can see morefiom the driver's seat. This mirror does not have dimming feature. a To adjust the mirror, push the control in the knob direction you want the mirror to go. Adjust each mirror so you ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...The glove box is located in front of the passenger seat. To lock the glove box door, insert the oval key in the Rear Storage Armrest (Option) un lock cylinder ...leather on You may also have a storage compartment on the interiors only. passenger's door. This feature is available on vehicles ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ..., like grocery bags, behind the net. It can from falling over during sharp turns or help keep them quick starts and stops. The net is not for larger, heavier loads. Store themthe in trunk as far forward you can. When not using thenet, as ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...itself by to when it's ready light. You may also have a lighter rear located at the seat air outlet. Note that power to the cigarette lighter will off shut 10 minutes after the ignition turned off. This helps to is prevent battery drainage. For more information, see "Inadvertent Battery Saver"...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...(Option) Your vehicle has been prewired dealer installation for of a Cadillac dual-mode (analog/TDMA) cellular telephone. A ... operation are standard features. For more information, contact your Cadillac dealer. A user's guide is provided with the telephone. Assist Handles Turn the sunshade down and ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...airy, spacious an can feel to your vehicle's interior and also increase ventilation. It includes ...sliding sunshade. The control switch only works when the ignition is onor when the Retained Accessory Power (RAP)...fully. Press and hold the switch forward to close the only glass panel. The sunshade can...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... must acceptany interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operatio Programming the Transmitter Do not use the universal transmitter with ...devices controlled radio by frequency such as home/office lighting systems and security systems. Be sure that ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... transmitter after repeated attempts, consult program. Using both hands, press the hand-held your Cadillac dealer. transmitter button and the desired button on the ...the universal transmitter both buttons once has been programmed. Release the light starts flash rapidly. to 2-58 -
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... universal transmitter. reprogrammed using the procedure programming the Release both buttons when the red light on the universaltransmitter explained earlier. ... the universal transmitter. The red light comes on while the signal is being transmitted. Note that the effective transmission rangethe of ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    The Instrument Panel: Your Information System 2-60
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... instrument panel is designed to let you know at a 7. glance how your Cadillac is running. You'll know how 8. fast you're going, ... componentsof the The 10. instrument panel are: 11. 1. AirOutlets 12. 2. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever 13. 3. Driver Information Center Control Buttons 4. Driver's...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    United States versionshown, Canadian similar 2-62
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    Warning lights comeon when there maybe or is a As problem with one of your vehicle's functions. you The ... per hour (km/h). The warning lights come briefly when you start the on odometer showshow far ... in memory. there's a problem with your vehicle, Speedometer and Odometer Warning Lights, Gages ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...bag'selectrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there an electrical problem. The system is check includes the air bag sensors, the ... flash for a few seconds when you RUN turn your ignition to or START. Then the light should go out. This means the systemis ready. AIR BAG If the air...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    Charging System Indicator Light When you turn the key to RUN, this red light will come on briefly to show that the alternator and battery charging systems are ... then, have it fixedso it will be ready to warn youif there's a problem. BRAKE If this light stays on, you need service and you should To ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...off the road and stopped carefully, have the vehicle towed for service. - PARK BRAKE This light comes when on the parking brake is set, and it...your parking brake is fully released, it means you have a brake problem. This light should also come on briefly as you start the vehicle. If it doesn't, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...as soon as possible may be a problem with your traction control system and and turn the ignitionoff. Then start$e engine again to your...the system will not wheel spin. Adjust your again while you're driving, your Cadillac needs service. driving accordingly. If the regular brake system warning light ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... a n chime should also sound turn engine-related problem, the system will off and if this light comes on. on. the warning...is turned on, your vehicle needs service. As a check, the light should come for a few seconds on when you start your engine. In the section "Problems on the Road," thismanual...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Malfunction IndicatorLamp (Service Engine Soon Light) Your Cadillac is equipped with a computer which monitors operationof the fuel, ignition and ... a cleaner environment. (In Canada, OBD is replaced by I1 Enhanced Diagnostics.) The SERVICE ENGINE SOON light comeson to indicate ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    .... The condition will usually be corrected when the electrical system dries out.A few driving trips should turn the light off. Are you low on fuel? As your engine starts to run out of your enginemay fuel, not run as efficiently as designed ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...the system and cause the light to turn on. Oil Pressure Light This light tells if there you could be a problem with your engine oil pressure....equipment and diagnostic toolsto fix any mechanical or electrical problems that may have developed. The light goes on when you turn your key to RUN or STmT. ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... as possible and have your vehicle serviced. Fuel Gage The fuel gage shows approximately how much fuel is in the tank. It works in only ...'2 I PREMIUM UNLEADED FUEL ONLY NOTICE: Damage to your enginefrom neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered by your warranty. If the fuellevel is ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... off before the gage reads E It takes more (or less) gas to fill the tank than the gage said. For example, the gage readGALLONS, 8 but it took more (or less) than...the tank's remaining capacity to fiil it. The gage may change when you turn, stop or speed up. Fuel Data Panel The fuel ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... display driver selectable information and warning/status messages. If more than one problem is detected, the will DIC automatically display all current messages... can travel with fuel thatis in the tank. The the computer does not know what driving conditions will be like forthe restof ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ..., TIMER button again to stop If you will be starting pressing this button.The same button also changes other and stoppingyour Cadillac, during a trip for instance, readings (like temperature, fuel and odometer). start the TIMERfeature will automatically timing where ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... RESET button until AVG MPH compressor is automatically turned so that air 0.0 off conditioned air is not delivered.If the coolant is... message will 7 appear if the battery is not being charged. Have the electrical system checked your Cadillac dealership at by your earliest convenience. - - - 2-76
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...system the the brake reservoir level and add fluid as needed. Hav by turning off the accessories. You can monitor battery the brake system serviced by a Cadillac technician as voltage on the DIC by pressing the INFORMATION soon as possible.If the brake warning light ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... seconds when you select a speed at which the cooling system serviced by a Cadillac technician as to cruise. soon as possible. DOOR OPEN 141: The passenger's dooris open or ajar ... If it does not cool Oil" in the Index. down, turn off the engine and have serviced before it ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...If it for See your Cadillac dealership service. for is damaged,it may need to be replaced. If you see no or damage, clean the...vehicle serviced if the message appears. still message appears. Have your Cadillac serviced your by dealership at once. SERVICE A/C SYSTEM A/C COMPRESSOR OFF 14: This message ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...is your Cadillac dealership. displayed to indicate that the suspension system is not operating properly. To correct this problem .... Have your Cadillac dealership service your vehicle. SERVICE TRANSMISSION 100: If a... displays. See your Cadillac SPEED SENSOR FAULT 109: A circuit problem with dealership ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... with a soft cloth or napkin. Remove the ignition proper service center before turning off the engine. key and wait for theDTC to display ... the maximum 2 change the messages to WAIT MINUTES, WAIT of speed for your Cadillac has been reached. The speed 1 MINUTE and then START CAR. When the START your ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... determines the speed your vehicle is limited to. Have your Cadillac serviced if this message appears. The Road Sensing Suspension (RSS)(DeVille) and the Continuous Variable-Road Sensing Suspension (CV-RSS)(Concours) automatically adjust the ride...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... of Always keep a written record the mileage and date of when you changed your oil. For more information, see load changes. It's automatic-- you don't need to adjust anything. the Cadillac Maintenance Schedule booklet. see If you Electronic Level Control 2-83
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    NOTES
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... comfort control and audio systems offered with your Cadillac. Be sureto read about the particular systems supplied with your ... R- 134a refrigerant. the With these systems, you can control heating, cooling and ventilation in your Cadillac; Your vehicle also has in the flow-through ventilation system ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... for a eooler setting or the red button for a warmer setting and will not regulate speed. If you choose the fan setting. The ...) button on the DIC. the system to heat or cool any faster. Mode Controls With this setting, the air conditioning compressor automatically cycles when needed cool the air. In ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... air in the air outlets. the airis cooled, the A/C aifflow will move through the outlets. If you start your... time you start your engine, except for recirculation and defrost. Each ignition cycle @... frost from the windshield. See "Heated to AUTO when the ignition is shut and then turned off Windshield"...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    DEFOG: Press thl's button to divide the air between the windshield andthe heater outlets. This is useful when fog... windshield or side glass due to sudden rain or snowy conditions. This feature is not available with the heated windshield option. AUTO/ECON: Press this button switch between to AUTO and ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    Electronic Solar Sensor Air Conditioning On hot days, open the windows long enough to let ...cool down. Then keep your windows closed for the air conditioner to work its best. Press ...power. This is normal because the system is designed to cycle the compressor on and off keep the desired to temperature...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...you keep your windows closed while using it. . I . . ...,. Ventilation System Your Cadillac's flow-through ventilation system is it supplies outside air into the vehicle when moving. Outside air will also enter the vehicle when the heater or the air conditioning fan is running. The...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    Ventilation Tips e Keep the hood and front air inlet of ice, snow or free any other obstruction (such as ... or frost in cold ice weather. 1. Remove snow that is piled up on the windshield. 2. Start your Cadillacand leave it inPARK (P). 3. Press the DE-ICE button. A light will come on to tell you it ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...the windshield has cleared before the cycle is over, you can turn it off by pressing the button again. Use the defroster feature ... out some radio or microwave signals. Therefore, the the fan speed. The temperature will also need tobe heated windshield will reduce the useful range of adjusted to your ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... window and both outside rearview mirrors are off heated. The system will automatically shut after 10 minutes..... Steering Wheel Controls for Climate Control Some heating and cooling controls canbe adjusted at ... could of cut and damage the heating grids. warranty Your would not cover this damage. donମ.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Audio Systems Your Cadillac audio system has been designedoperate to of easily and give years ... you acquaint yourself of with it first. Find out what your Cadillac system do can and how to operate all its...it. AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player (DeVille Only) Setting the Clock Press and holdHR or...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    Playing the Radio PWR: Press this button lightly release it from its to turn recessed position. The system will on. Press the button again to turn the system off. VOL: Turn the knobclockwise to increase the volume. ... radio station with presets which have not been reprogrammed your hold TUNE-...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...Cassette Tape BASS: Press this button lightly it extends. Turn the so With the radio on, insert a cassette ...playing, use the TREB: Press this button lightly it extends. Turn the so TREB and BASS... balances knob clockwise to adjust the the speakers. Turn the front speakers and counterclockwisefor sound...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... off if the ignition is Cassette tapes may be loaded with the radio off but will not they start playing until thePWR button is turned on. Press PWR or turn the ignition key OFF to stop the cassette tape player. The tape will stay in the...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape and Compact Disc Player with Digital Signal Processing (Option) VOL: Turn the knob clockwiseto increase the volume.... the Radio PWR: Press this button lightly to release it from its recessed position. The system will turn on. Press the button again to ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...). Setting theTone BASS: Press this button lightly it extends. Turn the so BASS knob clockwise to ... TUNE-SEEK. TREB: Press this button lightly it extends.Turn the TREB knob clockwise to increase and ...four effects. turn the DSP feature off, (factory presets which have been reprogrammed with not press...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    .... Other for the speakers. Turn the knob clockwise to adjust sound passengers in the vehicle may not perceive the... used for music. FADE: Press this button lightly so it extends. Turn the FADE knob to move ... isa detent and balances the speakers. Turn the knob clockwise to adjust the sound to the front ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... cassette tapeis tight and the cassette player cannot turn the hubs the tape. (Hold the cassette of try tape with the open end down and turning the right hub counterclockwise with a pencil. Flip the tape over and repeat. the hubs do not turn easily, your If cassette tape may be ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... on. Cassette off tapes may be loaded with the radio off but they will not P start playing until the W R button is turned on. Press PWR or turn the ignition key to stop the cassette OFF tape player. The tape will stay in the player and...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... on one the trays. Load the trays from of bottom to top, placing a disc on the tray label side down. If you load a disc label side the disc will not play up, push the tray back into and an error will occur. Gently the magazine slot. Repeat this procedure for loading up to 12 discs in the magazine.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...between the door is left partially open, changer will not operate CD the tape and compact.... Press is and an error will occur. When the door closed, the to switch between the CD pushbuttons'l through... how automatically eject. Remember to keep the door closed many compact discs are loaded in the changer...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...RDM: Press this buttonto enter random play mode. The air is very humid. If so, wait about an... left arrow while playing a compact CD CHANGER NO DISCS is displayed when empty an disc togo back ...each disc. Press SCAN your dealer when reporting the problem. again to stop on CD. The CD will be muted while ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...AM: Press this buttonto select AM and preset stations. Playing the Radio PWR: Press this button lightly to release from its it recessed position. The system will on. Press the turn button again toturn the systemoff. VOL: Turn the knob clockwiseto...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... three seconds FADE: Press this button lightly it extends. Turn the so until PSCAN (preset scan... soon as it is inserted. BASS: Press this button lightly it extends. Turn the so While the tape is playing,...TAPE with an arrow TREB: Press this button lightly it extends. Turn the so of TREB knob clockwise ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... tight and the cassette player hubs of the tape. (Hold the cassette cannot turn the tape with the open end down and turning the right try hub counterclockwise with a pencil. Flip the tape over and repeat. If the hubs not turn easily, your do cassette tapemay be damaged and ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... changer, you can play to up off activated with the radio if the ignition is on. Cassette 12 discs continuously. Normal size discs may played ...radio off but they willnot using the trays supplied in the magazine. The small dis start playing untilthe PWR button is turned on. Press (8 cm) can be played ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... arrow marked on top of the magazine. from bottom to top, placing a disc on the tray label side down. If you load a disc label side the disc will not play up, back and an error will occur. Gently push the tray into the magazine slot. Repeat this procedure for loading up to 12 discs in the magazine....
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... Press AM or FM 1-2 to return to the radio when a TAPE to switch between Close the door by sliding it all the way to the left. If the compact ... the CD pushbuttons through 6 and 1 is and an error will occur. When the door closed, the changer will begin checking for discs in the magazine. 7 through 12....
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    .... Press the left arrow again and the changer go to previous tracks. Press will the right arrow to go to the next higher track on the disc. The air is very humid. so, wait about an hour and If try again. 3-28
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...-in" theft-deterrent feature on each radio that automatic -- there is no programming is required. The radio in your Cadillac cannot used in be any other vehicle besides another Cadillac it were to if be removed. SELECT When listening to the radio, press the up ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... FM stereo will give you the best sound. But signals FM 10 will reach only about to 40 miles ...). Tall FM buildings or hills can interfere with signals, causing go. the sound to come and AM ... may interfere with the operation of your vehicle's engine, Cadillac radio or other systems, and even damage ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... cassette is cleaning. A scrubbing action cleaning available through your Cadillac dealer. You may also choose a non-scrubbing action, wet-... degrade over time. Always tape is in good condition before you have your tape player serviced. Care of Your Compact Discs Handle discs carefully. Store them ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... cleaned from time to time. To clean the antenna mast: 1. Turn on the ignition and radio raise the antenna. ... Make the antenna up and downby turning the go radio or ignition off and on. 6. Repeat if ... kit easily replace it. See in and follow the instructions the kit. NOTICE: I . Don't lubricate ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    NOTES 3-33
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    NOTES 3-34
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    t* . a % \ 1) Section 4 Your DrivingandtheRoad Defensive Driving Please start with a very important safety device in your Cadillac: Buckle up. (See "Safety Belts" in the Index.) Defensive driving really means "be ready anything...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    to problem The obvious way solve this highway safety is for people never drink alcohol and then drive. ... each person and situation, year. here is some general information on the problem. Alcohol affects four things that anyone needsdrive a to (BAC) of someone The Blood Alcohol Concentration vehicle: ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... than a woman generally will reach a higher man of her same body weight when each has the same number of drinks. U.S. states sets the legal..., the person's of Statistics show that the chance being in a collision BAC would be close to0.12 percent. A person who increases sharply for drivers who have ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... about hour to rid itself of the alcohol an of in one drink. No amount of coffee or number cold CAUTION: ... shows that Please don'tdrink and drive or ride a driver with can alcohol in a person's system make crash injuries who has been drinking. Ride home in cab; or if a worse, especially injuries ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... less with one driver It and as long as two three secondsor more with or another. Age, physical condition, alertness, coordination So and eyesight all play a ... with the surfaceof the road (whether it's pavement or gravel); the condition of the road(wet, dry, icy); tire tread; and ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...is an advanced electronic braking system that will help prevent a braking skid. to When you start your engine and begin drive away, You your anti-... pedal will be harderto push. ANTI LOCK If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See "Anti-Lock Brake ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver could. The computer is programmed to make the most of available tire and road conditions. Here's how anti-lock works. Let's say the road is wet. an You're driving ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ...to stopping distance.If you get too close the vehicle in front of you, you won't ... wheel spin. This is especially useful slippery road in conditions. The system operates only if it senses that ... cruise spin, control will automatically disengage. When road conditions allow youto safely use it again, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...' TRACTION CONTROL This warning light will if come on to let you know there's a problem with your traction ...on whenever you start your vehicle.To limit wheel spin, especially in slippery road conditions, you...-- but the system won't turn off right away. It will wait until there's no longer a ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... even the very best braking. Speed Sensitive Steering(SSS) (DeVille Only) This system variesthe amount of steering effort proportionate to ... for the vehicle change its path when you to turn the front wheels. there's no traction, inertia will keep If the vehicle going the same direction. you've ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... should adjust your speed. course, the posted speeds are Of Your Cadillac can perform very well in emergencies lik based on good weather and road conditions..., while your front collision. Then steer around the problem, to the left or right depending on the space available. wheels are...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...vehicle straddles the edge the pavement. of possible is a good reason practice defensive driving at You can turn the steering wheelup to one-quarterturn to all times and wear... the'right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to straight down the roadway. ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...approaching traffic. of When it looks like a chance to pass is coming up, start to accelerate but stay in the right and don't lane so get too ...opportunity. If other cars are lined upto pass a slow vehicle, wait your turn. But takecare that someone isn't trying to pass you as you pull out to pass...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... accelerator pedal. Even though thebrake lamps are not flashing, may it be slowing down starting to turn. or Remember: Any traction control system helps avoid only the ...your mirrors, glance over your shoulder and start your left lane change signal before moving out of the right...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...slow down and adjust your drivingthese conditions. It is important to slow down on slippery surfaces ... cause the tires to slide. You may not realize the surface slippery until is your... is that some drivers likely to be impaired -- by are alcohol ordrugs, with night vision problems or by fatigue. 4-15...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... higher speed roads. on Your so headlamps can light up only much road ahead. 0...of Remember that your headlamps light far less of a up roadway when you are in a turn or curve. Keepyour eyes ... inabilityto see in dim light and -aren't even aware of it. Night Vision No one can see aswell at nightas in ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... wisego slower andbe to cautious if rain starts to fall while you are driving.The surface ...wiping equipment in good shape tank and keep your windshield washer filled. Replace ...show signs of or when streaking or missing areas on the windshield, strips of rubber start to separate from the inserts. 4-17
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...large puddleof water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Driving too fast through large water puddlesor even going through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water mayaffect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But if you can't, try to slow ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... fast enough. When your vehicle is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road. But Hydroplaning doesn't happen ..., water can come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage your engine....have your view restricted by road spray. Have good tires with proper tread depth. (See "...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    .... A trd3c light is there because the comer is busy enough to need it. before you start When a light turns green, and just to move, checkboth ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streetsthe ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... to determine where you expect to gap at close to blend with the flow. Try to merge into the turn the prevailing speed. Switch on your signal, check your mirrors and glance...Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Just before you leave the lane, glance ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... well rested. If you Ty -must start when you’re not fresh such as aftera day’s...Should you delay your a short trip service, have it done before starting out. Of course, time...€™ll find experienced and able service experts Cadillac dealerships all across North America. They’ll 0 Maps: D o you have ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...Hill and Mountain Roads Is there actually such a condition as "highway hypnosis"? Oris it just plain falling ... your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. Keep your eyes moving. Scan the ... get sleepy, pulloff the road into a rest, service or or parking area and take a nap, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... a stalled or an accident. car 0 0 an You may see highway signs onmountains that w r of special problems. Examples are long grades, passing or no-passing zones, a falling rocks area orwinding roads. Be alert to these and take appropriate action. A...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... Here are some tipsfor winter driving: Have your Cadillac in good shape for winter. You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your trunk. Include an... warning triangles. And, if you will be driving under severe conditions, include a small ba of sand, a piece old carpet or ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...on. But wet it ice canbe even more trouble because may offer the least tractionof all. ... and sand crews can get there. -Whatever the condition smooth ice, packed, blowing orloosesnow -- drive... slow down and adjust your driving to the road conditions. See "Traction Control System"in the Index. 4-...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... the surfaceof a curve or an overpass may remain icy whenthe surrounding roads are clear. If you see a patch of ice aheadof you, brake before you are on it.Ty not to brake while you're actuallyon r the ice, and avoid sudden steering maneuvers. If you are stopped by heavy snow, you could be a in ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... wrap a blanket around you. or If you have no blankets extra clothing,make body insulators from ... vehicle. This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you and .... You can't see it or smell it, so you might not know it is in your vehicle. Clear awaysnow from around ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... the heater run awhile. for Then, shut the engine and close the window almost off all the wayto preserve the heat. Start the engine again and repeat this only when you feel really uncomfortable from the cold. But it as little as possible. Preserve the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... rear edgeof the driver's door. It tells you the gross weight capacity of your vehicle, called theGVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating).The GVWR includes the weight ofthe vehicle, all occupants... Never exceed the GVWR your vehicle or the Gross for Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) either the front rear...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... people in a sudden stopor turn, orin a crash. Put thingsin the trunk of your vehicle... followedall the steps in this section. Ask your Cadillac dealer for advice and informationabout towing... the advice in this part, andsee your Cadillac dealer for important information about towing a trailer with your...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... and 50 m) greater loads, generating extra heat. What's more, the don't make starts at full throttle. This helps your trailer adds considerably to wind .... Don't drive faster than the maximum posted speed for trailers (or no more thanmph (90 km/h)) to 55 save wear on ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...safely be? P.O. Box 9025 If you have a DeVille without the optional h-ailer towing Warren,...Canada, writeto: If you have a DeVille Concours or a DeVille with the General Motorsof Canada Limited ...provides the tow necessary oil cooler for the DeVille to a trailer Weight of the Trailer Tongue heavier than...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ..., weigh trailerand the then the tongue, separately, to if the weights are see proper. If they aren't, you... moving some items around in the trailer. Total Weight on Your Vehicle's Tires Be sure your ... over theGVW limit for your vehicle, including the weight ofthe trailer tongue. A B If you're...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... equipment is very importantfor proper vehicle loading and good handling when you're driving. Trailer Brakes Will you ... of the trailer so that the tongue will not to the road drop if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may provided by the hitch be manufacturer or ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... nowa good deal longer and not nearly as responsive as your vehicle is itself. by Before you start, checkthe trailer hitch and platform (and attachments), ..., tires and mirror adjustment. If the trailer has electric brakes, start your vehicle and trailer moving and then apply ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... avoid situations that require heavy braking and sudden turns. Making Thms NOTICE: Making very sharp turns...vehicle. Your vehicle couldbe damaged. Avoid making verysharp turns while trailering. When you're turning with a trailer, make wider turns than normal. Do this so your trailer won'tstrike ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... tow a trailer, your vehicle may need a different turn signal flasher and extra wiring. Check arrows on your with your Cadillac dealer. The green instrument panel will flash whenever signal a turn you or lane change. Properly hooked up, the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... When You Are-Readyto Leave After You really should not park your vehicle, with a trailer Parking on a Hill If ... do it: 1. Apply your regular brakes, but do not shift into PARK (P). 2. 1. Apply your regular brakesand hold the pedal down while you: Start your engine; Shift into a gear; and Be sure ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...in this manual, and the Index If will help you find them quickly. you're trailering, it's a good idea to review these sections beforeyou start your trip. Check periodicallyto see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    NOTES 4-41
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    NOTES 4-42
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    Section 5 Problems on the Road Here you'll find what to about some problems that do can occur on the road. Hazard Warning Flashers Your hazard warning ... letyou warn others. They know you have a problem. Your front and also let police rear turn signal lamps will flashon and off. r - ... , , .:.....
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... flashers will work once the button is pressed i regardress of the key position. n collar to turn the flashersoff. When the Pull out on the hazard warning flashersare on, theturn signals won't work since theyare already flashing. 5-2
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...use another vehicle and some jumper cables to start your Cadillac. Please follow the steps below to do it safely. NOTICE: Ignoring these steps could ...in costly damage to yourvehicle that wouldn’t be covered by your warranty. Trying to start your Cadillacby pushing or pulling it wonମ.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...ground connection you don't want. wouldn't be able to You start your Cadillac and the bad grounding could damage the electrical systems. un 3. T r off the ignition on ... cover. A CAUTION: An electric fan can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure Keep hands...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ...Using a match near a battery can cause battery gas toexplode. People have been hurt doing this,...blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery enoughwater. You don't has ... take care of that first. If you don't, explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains acid that...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... end o the positive cable f touch metal. Connect it to the positive(+) terminal of the good battery. 7. Connect the red positive(+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the vehicle with the dead battery. 9. Now connecttheblack negative (-) cable to the good battery's negative (-) terminal.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... much less. 11. Now start the vehicle with the good battery run and the engine for awhile. 12. Try to start the vehicle with the dead battery. If it won't start aftera few tries, it probably needs service. A. Heavy Metal EngineP r at B. Good Battery C . Dead Battery
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Towing Your Vehicle Ty to have a Cadillac dealeror a professional towing r in service tow your DeVille. See "Roadside Assistance" the Index. If your vehiclehas been changed or modified since it was factory-new by adding aftermarket items like fog lamps, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    A CAUTION: To help avoid injury toyou or others: Never let passengers ride in a vehicle that is being towed. Never tow faster thansafe or posted speeds. Never tow withdamaged parts not fully secured. Never get under yourvehicle after it has been Iifted bythe ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...and suspension components. When your vehicleis being towed,have the ignition key turned to the OFF position. The steering wheel should be clamped in a straight-ahead position,with a clamping device designedfor towing service.Do not use the The vehicle's steering column lock for ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...-- 35 mph (56 kph), 25 miles (40 km) ... NOTICE: Do not tow with sling type equipment or fascidfog lamp damage will occur. Use ... clearance is obtained between the ground and/or wheel-lift equipment, Do not attachwinch cables or J-hooks to suspension componentswhen using car carrier equipment. Always ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    Attach T-hook chains on both sides, in the slotted holes i the bottomof the frame rails, behind the front n wheels. These slots are to be used when loading and securing to car carrierequipment. x ^ Attach a separate safety chain around the outboard end of each lower control arm. 5-12
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...-- 35 mph (56 kph), 25 miles (40 km) NOTICE: Do not tow with sling type equipment or rear bumper valance damage will occur. ... adequate clearanceis obtained between the ground and/or wheel-lift equipment. Do not attach winch cables or J-hooks to suspension components when using car carrier equipment....
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    Attach R-hook chains to the R-hook slots i the frame n rails justahead of the rear wheels on both sides. These slots are to be used whenloading and securing to car carrier equipment. around the end of each Attach a separate safety chain axle inboard of the spring. 5-14
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...DIC. There also an is on engine temperature warning light the instrument panel. See "Engine Temperature ...Protection Operating Mode Should a low coolant condition exist and the message STOP ENGINEENGINE ... is displayed, an overheat protection mode which alternates firing groups of four cylinders helps...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...everyone away from the vehicle until it cools down. Wait until there is no sign of steam or coolant before opening the hood. If you ...NOTICE: If your engine catches fire because you keep driving with no coolant,your vehicle can be badly damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... If you get the overheat warning but see or hear no be steam, the problem may not too serious. Sometimes the engine can a little too .... Tow a trailer. If you get the overheat warning with no sign of steam, a try this for minute or so: 1. Turn off your air conditioner. 2. Dial temperature control to...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    A CAUTION: \ "' sr"""" An electric fan under the hood start up even can when the engineis not running and can injure you. Keep ... from any underhood electric fan. If the coolant inside the coolant surge tank is boiling, it don't do anything else until cools down. When you...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    A CAUTION: 7 a The coolant level should be indicated a CHECK by COOLANT LEVEL message on the Driver Information Center. If it isn't, you may havea leak in the radiator hoses, heaterhoses, radiator, water pumpor somewhere else in the cooling system. Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank If you haven? found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn't atthe proper ... system, including coolant surge tank If there seems tobe no leak, withthe engine .... If they aren't, your vehicle needs service. TM IA CAUTION: Steam and scalding ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    A CAUTION: Adding only plain waterto your cooling system can be dangerous. Plainwater, or some other liquid likealcohol, can boil before the proper coolant mix will. Your vehicle's coolant warning coolant mix. With system is set for the proper plain wateror thewrong mix, your engine could get too ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... when the cooling system, including the coolant surge tank pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressurecap slowly counterclockwise until it first stops. (Don't press down while turning the pressure cap.) If you hear a hiss, wait for ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    2. Then keep turning the cap, but now push down as you turn it. Remove the pressure cap. 3. Then fill the coolant surge tank with the proper mix, up to the base of the filler neck. 5-23
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    k 4. With the coolant surge tank pressure cap off, start the you engine and let it run until can feel the...baseof the filler neck. 5. Then replace the pressure cap. sure the arrows on Be the pressure cap line like this. up Start the engine and allowit to warm up. If the CHECK COOLANT LEVELmessage ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...€ while you’redriving, especially if you maintain your tires properly.If air goes out of a tire, it’s much more likely leak out slowly. to... goesflat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly a level place. Turn on your hazard to warning flashers. ~~ CAUTION: If a front tire fails, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... a tire. The equipment you'll need in the trunk. Pull the is of carpeting from the floor the trunk. Turn the center dial on the compact spare cover counterclockwise to remove it. Lift and remove the cover. (See "Compact Spare Tire" later in ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ** Turn the nut holding the jack andwheel wrench counterclockwise and remove it. Then remove the jack and wrench. Lift up the tire to remove it from the trunk. 5-27
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... is a center wheel cover on the aluminum wheel. Using the flat end the wheel wrench, gently the of pry wheel cover off. Be careful not to scratch the aluminum wheel edge and don't to remove it with your hands. try
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ..., you could be badly injured orkilled. Never getunder a vehicle whenit is supported only by a jack. NOTICE: Raising your vehicle withthe jack improperly positioned ... the jack.Be sure tofit the jack lift head into the proper location before raising your vehicle. 1. Using the wheel wrench, loosenall ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    4. Raise the vehicle by turning thejack handle far clockwise. Raise the vehicle enough off the fit ground for the spare tire to under thevehicle. 5. Remove all wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. 10.5 INCHES 5 8 INCHES . (150 mm) (270mm) 3. Position the jack under the vehicle and raise the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. I A CAUTION: ~ ~~ Never use oil grease on studs or If you or nuts. do, the nutsmight come loose. Your wheelcould fall off, causing a serious accident. - A CAUTION: Rust or dirt the wheel, or on the parts to on which it is fastened, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... nutsfirmly in a criss-cross sequence as shown. A CAUTION: 8. Lower the vehicleby turning thejack handle counterclockwise. Lower the completely. jack Incorrect wheel nuts .... Be sure to use the correctwheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure toget the rightkind. Stop somewhere as soon as you...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... try to put a wheelcover on your compact spare tire. It won't Store the wheel cover in the trunk until fit. you have the flat tire repaired or replaced. Storing the Flat Tire and Tools . .. A CAUTION: Storing a jack, a tire or ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    Secure the tire with the stud cap that was used to hold the compact sparein place. Store the cover as far forward as possible. Storing the Spare Tire and Tools I A CAUTION: Storing a jack, a tire other equipmentin the or passenger compartmentof the vehicle could cause injury. Ina sudden stop or ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... a full-size tire soon as you as can. See the storage instructions label to replace your Although the compact spare tirewas fully inflated when air your vehtclewas new, it...), so you can finish your trip and have your full-size tire repaired or replaced where you want. Of course, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ~~~ ~ ~~ ~ ~ ~~ ~~~ ~ ~~ NOTICE: When the compactspare is installed, don't take your vehicle through an automatic carwash with guide rails. The compactspare can get caught on the rails. That can damage the tire wheel, and and maybe other partsof your vehicle. Don't use your compact ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    I NOTICE: Rocking your vehicle get it out: to First, turn your steering wheel left and right. That will clear ... you can destroy your transaxle. while you shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when fie transaxle is in gear. If that doesn't get For information about using tire chains on...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    NOTES L 20
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... you will findinformation about the care your of Cadillac. This sectionbegins with service and fuel information, and then it...you'll want to get the proper Cadillac service manual. It tells than you much more about how to service your Cadillac this manual can.To order the proper service manual, see ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...or your vehicle turn may fail a smog-check test. If this occurs, return to your authorized Cadillac dealer for diagnosis to determine the cause of failure. In the event it is determined that the cause of the condition is the type of fuels used, repairs may ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ...deteriorate and the malfunction indicator lamp on your instrument to panel may turn on. If this happens, return your authorized Cadillac dealer service. for Fuels in Foreign Countrics If you plan on driving in another country outside the United States or Canada, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Filling Your Tank The fuel door release button is located to the leftof the steering wheel ... knob. The button only works inPARK (P) when the ignition key is in any position. f i The cap is behind a ...'s side of your vehicle. An alternate fuel door release is located inside of the trunkon the left ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... you get gasolineon yourself and then something ignites it, you could be badly burned. Gasoline can ... cap tooquickly. This spray can happen if your tank is nearly full, and is more likely in hot...inside thefuel door while refueling. TOtake off the cap, turn it slowly tothe left (counterclockwise). 6-5...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ...A CAUTION: An electric fan under the hood can start up and injure you even when the engine is not running. Keep...the wrong type, it may not fit or have proper venting, and yourfuel tank andemissions system ...burn can on hot engine parts and get start a fire. These include liquids like gasoline,...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    Hood Release Pull the lever inside the vehicle to open the hood. It is located on the lower left side of the instrumentpanel. ~ Then go to the front of the vehicle and find the secondary hood release lever which is located under the front edge of the grille. Lift up on the release lever as ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... Fluid D. Oil Fill Location E. Engine Oil Dipstick Location E Brake Master Cylinder G. Transaxle DipstickEill H. Air Cleaner I. WindshieldWasherFluid Before closing the hood, be sure all filler capsare on properly. Then pull the hood ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    Engine Oil UI...-.-...-..L ::: . :.. L : ...: " : U The engine oil dipstick is located behindthe radiator on the driver's side the of engine....If you don't, the oil dipstick might not show the actual level. A CHECK O L LEVEL ... level and add oil as needed. It's a good idea to check your engine oil ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    Checking Engine Oil Pull out the dipstick clean it with a paper towel or and it cloth, then push back in all the way. Remove it again, keeping the tip down, and check the level. When to Add Oil If the oil is at or below the ADD line, then you'll need to add some oil. But you must use the ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ~ The oil fill cap is located behind the radiator the on passenger's side of the engine. Turn thecap 1 counterclockwise to remove. ~ What Kind of Oil to Use Oils ...has been certified the American oil by Petroleum Institute(API). Do not use any oil which does not carry this ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...ENGINE OILS SE FOR BEST FUEL ECONOMY AND Coul STARTING, SELECT THE LOWEST SA€ VISCOSITY GRADE OIL FOR...-39 Engine Oil Additives COLD WEATHER DO NOT USE SAL 2OW-50 OR ANY OTHER GRADE OIL NOT RECOMMENDED Don't add anything to your oil. Your Cadillac dealer is ready to advise if you think something...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    When to Change Engine Oil Your Cadillac has an Oil Life Indicator. This feature will let you know ... let used oil stay your skin on for very long. Clean your skin and nails with ... place thatcollects used oil. If of you have a problem properly disposing your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... the Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor fromthe base of the air cleaner... " 1 . . The air filter located nextto the windshield washer... sure the engine has cooled before following these to steps replace the air filter: 2. With a screwdriver, loosen the air duct clamp, which is located at the mass...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...nearthe radiator hose(not shown) and the other latch is located next to IAT sensor. the 5. Pivot the air cleanerand air duct assembly towaras the frontof the vehicle. ...in air cleaner base. 7. Install a new air filter element. See"Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts"in the Index.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... outer edge the sensor. of 4. Tighten the air duct clamp. 5 . Reconnect the IAT sensor. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule determine when to to replace the air filter. See "Scheduled Maintenance Services" the in Maintenance Schedule booklet. NOTICE: If ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... of these conditions: How to Check Because this operation can a little difficult,you may be choose to have this doneyour Cadillac dealership at service department. If you do it yourself,be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could get a false ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    .... The black transaxle fluid cap is located next to the radiator hose and below the air cleaner assembly on the driver's ... two fasteners. Simplylift up on the air cleaner assembly to remove it. Find the transaxle fluidcap and turn it counterclockwise to remove. Pull out the dipstick and wipe it with ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...appears, change the transaxle and reset the transaxle fluid life indicator as follows: 1. Turn the ignition on but do not start the engine. How to Add Fluid Refer to the Maintenance Schedule to determine what kind of transaxle fluid to use. See ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... TM -- A 50/50 mixture of water and the proper coolant for your Cadillac will: Give freezing protection down -34°F (-37 O C). to ...this mixture, you don't need add anything else. A special procedure is required adding sealer; see the for Cadillac service manual.(To order a service manual, see "...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...-COOL (orange-colored, silicate-free) antifreeze. NOTICE: If you use an impropercoolant mix, your engine could overheat andbe badly damaged. The repair cost wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Too much waterin the mix can freeze and crack theengine, radiator, heatercore and other parts. [f you ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    Checking Coolant A CAUTION: I'urning the surge tank pressure when the cap engine and radiator hot ... out and burn you badly. Never turn thesurge tank pressure cap even a little when the... fill neck. Use a flashlight necessary to see into the tank. The cooling system when hot is under of pressure. a ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... surget n pressure cap needs be replaced, a ak to is General Motors cap recommended. Thermostat Engine coolant temperature controlled ... of coolant through the radiator until the coolant reaches a preset temperature. If your thermostat needs to replaced, a General be Motors thermostatis recommended.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... hear an unusual noise. fluid loss in this system A could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. Windshield Washer Fluid What to ... you need windshield washer fluid, sure to read be the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehiclein ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...cap labeledWASHER FLUID ONLY. Add is washer fluid until the tank full. When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer’s instructions for adding water. 0...€™s very cold. This allows expansion, which could damage the tank if it is completely full. e Don’t use radiator ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...lateryour brakes won't work well,or won't work at all. So, it isn't a good idea to "top your brake fluid. off' a Adding brake fluid won't correct leak. If you add fluid when ... the reservoir might down. The first is that the brake warning light will come on. See "Brake System Warning go Light"...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... -- such as Delco Supreme 11@ (GM P r No. 1052535).Use new brake fluid ... inyour brake of system, your brakesmay not work well, or they may noteven ... Care" in the Index. Brake Wear Your Cadillac has four-wheel disc brakes.... When you hear the brake wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. 6-27...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    .... Some driving conditions climates may cause a brake or or squeal when the brakes are first applied lightly applied. ... and test have top-qualityGM brake parts in them, as your Cadillac does when it is new. When you replace ... -genuine GM replacement parts. If you don't,your brakes may no longer work ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...battery's label. Bulb Replacement Halogen Bulbs For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your Cadillac dealer service department Vehicle Storage If you're not going drive your vehicle 25 days to for off ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    Headlamp 1. Lift the cover to gain access. 2. Turn the headlamp housing socket counterclockwise to unlock the socket from the lamp housing..... 5. Reinstall the headlamp housing socket back into the headlamp assembly. Do not touch the glass portion of the new halogen bulb! The oil from your fingerswill...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    Cornering Lamp 1. Open the hood to gain access to the mounting screw. ~,' a 2. Remove the screw securing the cornering lamp housing. 3. Gently pull out the cornering lamp assembly. 4. Remove the socket by rotating it counterclockwise slightly, then replace the bulb mid reinstall. - 6-31
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Center High-Mounted Stoplamp i 1 I , 1. Lift the trim cover to remove. 5. When installing the cornering lamphousing be sure that the two guide pins are aligned withthe holes. 2. Twist the socket counterclockwise and remove the socket and bulb from the housing. 6-32
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    Taillamp 3. Replace the bulb. Reverse the steps to reassemble the stoplamp assembly. 1. Loosen the upperTom@screw, but don't remove it. 2. Gently tilt the top portion of the taillamp housing to access the bulb sockets. you can't access the lower If bulb socket, remove the taillamp housing ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...Press the bulb socket' housing lever rotate the and socket counterclockwise to remove it. 4. Replace the bulbby pressing and turning it counterclockwise. 5. Once you have installed the new bulb socket into . and the taillamp housing, insert...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... or "Normal windshield wiper blade length and type, see Maintenance ReplacementParts" later in this section. To replace the wiper blade assembly: 1. Turn the ignition key toACCESSORY and turn the in wipers on. Position the wipers on ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    Tires We don't make tires. Your new Cadillac comes with high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. If you ever have questions about your warranty and tire where toobtain service, see your Cadillac Warranty booklet for details. CAUTION: (Continued) Overinflated tiresare ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... overinflation is all right. It's not. If your tires don't haveenough air (underinflation), you can get the following: Too much flexing T o much heat o Tire ... Unusual wear Bad handling Rough ride Needless damage from road hazards. , How to Check Use a good quality pocket-type ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    I I After the tires have been rotated, adjust the front and rear inflation pressuresas shown on the Tire-Loading Information label. Make certain that all wheel nuts are Nut properly tightened. See "Wheel Torque" in the Index. A CAUTION: I I The purposeof regular rotationis to achieve more ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... endurance, handling, speed rating, traction, ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle.If your tires havean all-season tread... cut or snagged deep enough to show cord or fabric. If you ever replace your tires with those not having a TPC Spec number, make sure...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may with respect to these vary ... rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course. For example,... from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...straightahead) traction tests and does not include cornering (turning) traction. Warning: The temperature..., either separately or in combination can cause heat buildup possible tire failure. and... and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... be replaced. wheel leaks air, replace it (except some aluminum be wheels, which can sometimes repaired). See your Cadillac dealerif any of these conditions exist. Your dealer will know the kind wheel you need. of Each new wheel should ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    Used Replacement Wheels Tire Chains NOTICE: Putting a used wheel on your vehicle is dangerous... suddenly and cause an accident. If you haveto replace a wheel, use a new GM original equipment ... Drive slowly follow the chain and If manufacturer's instructions. you can hear the chains contacting your ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...you breathe their fumes in closed space. When you use anything froma container to clean your Cadillac, be sure tofollow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. ...: Alcohol LaundrySoap Bleach ReducingAgents 0 0 Cleaning the Inside of Your Cadillac Use a vacuum cleaner often get rid of...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... a clean, dull knife or scraper. Use very little clean light pressureand clean cloths (preferably of cheesecloth). Cleaning should start at the outside the stain, "feathering" toward center. Keep the changing to a clean section the cloth....
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    Special Cleaning Problems Greasy or Oily Stains Stains causedby grease, oil, butter, ... scrapeoff excess stain. Follow the solvent-type instructions described earlier. 0 0 0 If an odor lingers after ...(250 ml) of lukewarm water. If needed, clean lightly with solvent-type cleaner. Combination Stains ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... trim material with a clean, dull knife scraper. Use very little cleaner, or light pressure and clean cloths (preferably cheesecloth). Cleaning should start at outside of the the stain, "feathering" toward the center. Keep changing to a clean sectionof ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... the Windshield and Wiper Blades If the windshield is not clear after using the windshield washer, or ... Windshield Cleaner, Bon-Ami Powder@ (GM Part No. 1050011). The windshield is clean beads do not if form when ... often. GM Glass Cleaner(GM Part No. 1050427) or a liquid household glass cleaner will ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    Cleaning the Outside of Your Cadillac The paint finishon your vehicle provides beauty, depth ...Finish Care Occasional waxing or mild polishingyour Cadillac of by hand may be necessary to remove residue ...€ in the Index.) Washing Your Vehicle Your Cadillac has a “basecoat/~learcoat’~ finish. paint...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... paint finish looking new by keeping your Cadillac garaged covered or whenever possible. Don't ... your vehicleis damaged and requires sheet metal repair or replacement, make sure the body ... shop applies anti-corrosion material to the parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. 6-50
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... service the paint surface. outlets. Larger areas finish damage can corrected of be Although no defect in the paint causes this, Cadillac job in your dealer's body and paint shop. will repair, at no charge the owner, the surfaces of to Underbody ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... Silicone Tire Shines tires 12345725 See your General Motors Parts Department for these products. * Not recommended for pigskin suede leather. ** Not recommendedfor use on instrument panel vinyl. See 'Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index. TM I I I I I...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... Identification Number (VIN) Service Parts Identification Label You'll find this label on the rear wall of trunk on the the ... you ever needto if order parts. On this label is: yourVIN, I ENGINE/1996 T \ ASSEMBLY CODE MODEL YEAR PLANT I 0 the model designation, paint information and a list o ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... Fuse of Incorporated. NOTICE: Don't add anything electrical your Cadillac to unless you check with your dealer first. Some electrical equipment can ... to Power Windows and Other Power Options add anything electricalto your Cadillac, see "Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Cadillac" in the Index. ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Engine Compartment Fuse Block Look at ... and rating. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare ... compartment block. fuse The fuse block located next to the air filter the is on to driver's sideof the engine. ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...Low-Beam Headlamp Right Low-Beam Headlamp, Light Emitting Diode(LED) on Headlamp Switch Left High-Beam Headlamp Right High-Beam Headlamp Heated Windshield Control (Optional) Headlamp Switch and ...Stoplamp Switch, Centered High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL), Turn Hazard Switch, ABS Controller, Stepper Motor...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ..., PCM, Linear Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR), Power Steering Press Switch, Front Ignition- Relay 1 PCM (BAT)* PCM A/C COMP AC Compressor Relay, Cooling Fan Relays 1,2,3, Compressor 1 BD 1 related fuses or circuit breakers.
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ...are of the compartment fuse block on the driver's side engine. If a MaxiFuse should blow, have your vehicle serviced by your Cadillac dealer immediately. Fuse BODY 1 Usage RELAY CENTER IDENTIFICATION €7 STARTER Real T i e Dampening (RTD) Fuse,...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... 0-Engine Fuse, Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Fuse, Turn Console IFuse, I Front Ignition- Relay, Oxygen 1 Sensor 1 and 2 Fuse, Fuel Fuse, Cruise Fuse Starter Relay, PCM Fuse, AC BATT 1 Compressor Fuse IBRAKES IABS Brake Modulator I ICOOL FNS ICoolingRelays Fan 1,2,3 I * Do not ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... Amplifier(Export) SDM I I tCOMFORT Usage PRNDL, Heated Windshield (Optional), PZM, Cluster, Air Control Module (ACM), Upper and ... LampSwitch, Right and Left CorneringLamps, Electronic FlasherModule, Turn/Hazard Switch, Right and Left RearTurn Signal Lamps, Turn Signal Right and Left Front Lamps, ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...RIM)(Bose Only), Phone, DAB Relay, Trunk Release Relay, Fuel Door Release ...IRear I HTD MIR Right Left and Outside Heated I IMirror I HTD SEAT R Passenger ... HTD SEATL Driver Heated Seat Relay I PULLDOWN Trunk Pull-Down Motor...), Headlamp Wash Motor CONVENC Trunk Release Relay, Trunk Release Solenoid,Fuel...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...License Plate ...194 * Ashtray ...161 * Park and Turn Signal ...3 157 NA * Back-up ...2057... High-Mounted Stoplamp ...1156' Stop/'Tail/Turn Signal ...2057 3156 Cornering ...* T r u n k ...561 * ... ...Outer Low Beam ...9006 * For service informationon these bulbs, contact you Cadillac dealer service ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... DOHC V8 Type ...VIN Engine Code DeVille ...Y Concours ...9 Horsepower DeVille ...275 (bhp) @ 5600 rpm @...rpm Torque 300 (lb-ft) @ 4000 rpm DeVille ...407 (N-m) @ 4000 rpm Concours ...295 (lb...4400 rpm 400 (N-m)@ 4400 rpm FiringOrder ...1-2-7-3-4-5-6-8 177-184°F (81-85°C) Thermostat Starts To Open ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    Capacities and Specifications (Continued) Capacities Transaxle (4T80-E) ...15 quarts. Crankcase (Engine Oil with Filter Change) ...7.5 quarts Engine Cooling System ...12.5 quarts FuelTank ...20gallons. R-134a Refrigerant ...2.0 lbs. Vehicle Dimensions Wheel Base ...; ...113.8 inches 209.7inches ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... n 25096932refrigerant,besuretheproperrefrigerantisused. If you're not sure,ask your Cadillac dealer...ACGF-624 Element Filter Fuel Type 25121801 Engine Oil ... Windshield Wiper Blade (Pin Type) ...22 inches (56.5 cm) Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts Air Conditioning Refrigerants 6-65
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    NOTES 6-66
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    I- -. 2, Section 7 Customer Assistance Information Here you will find out how to contact Cadillac if you need assistance. This section also tells you to obtain how service publications and to report any safety how defects. This section includes ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... tools and up-to-date information promptly address any issue which may arise.. Cadillac has empowered its dealers make decisions and repair to vehicles, and they ...cannot be resolved by thedealership without further help, contact the Cadillac Customer Assistance Center, 24 hours a day,...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... and Owner Assistance GM Information booklet for addresses of Canadian and Overseas offices. When contacting Cadillac, please remember that your concern will likely be resolved ... Assistance Center. Any TTY user can communicate Cadillac by dialing: 1-800-833-CMCC. (TTY users in ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... no charge any for warranty-covered situation and a nomina1 charge if for the Cadillac is no longer under warranty. Cadillac Owner Privileges fM ... Service provides several Cadillac Owner Privileges at "no charge", throughout your Cadillac 1996 Warranty Period - 48 Monthl.50,oOO Miles (83 000 k...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ... arrange to have your towed to the nearest car Cadillac dealership. Reaching Roadside Service Emergency Road Service is ...the following infomation: A description of the problem Name, home address, home telephone number Location of your Cadillac and numberyou are calling from 0 The model year, vehicle...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    Roadside Service for the Hearing or Speech Impaired Our Cadillac Dealer Technician network is ready and Roadside Service is prepared assist owners who have to able to assist Cadiliac customers atroadside. hearing difficultiesor are speech impaired. Cadillac has installed special ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ...Key Courtesy Transportation provides shuttle service for same day warranty work. Your Cadillac dealer can get you... is Courtesy Transportation. It's one more example of Cadillac's commitment to provide the services you expect and deserve as a Cadillac owner. In Canada, for warranty repairs during the...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...appointment for your an vehicle's warranty work. Your Cadillac dealer can then prepare to meet ...insurance coverage and replenish the Both Cadillac and your Cadillac dealer are committed to fuel ... incur rental fees charged to disagreements, Cadillac voluntarily participates BBB in the customer. AUTO ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... If between you and Cadillac. this mediation is unsuccessful, an informal hearingwill be scheduled If ...state laws may require you use this program before filing a claim with a state-run ... or in the courts. For further information, contact the BBB at 1-800-955-5 100 or the Cadillac Customer Assistance ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ...Transport Canada, in addition to notifying General immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, dealer,or your General... You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from the Hotline. 7-10...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... at our Customer Assistance Center, 1-800-458-8006 or write: Cadillac Customer Assistance Center Cadillac MotorCar Division 30009 Van Dyke P.O. Box 9025 Warren, MI 48090-9025 ...Drive Oshawa, OntarioLlH 8P7 Service and Owner Publications Service manuals, service bulletins, owner's ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    service; others will describe expensive service. Some will adviseof new or unexpected conditions, and others Service manuals contain diagnostic and repair may help avoid future costly repairs. Service bulletins information for all ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    NOTES 7-13
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    NOTES 7-14
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...29 Charging System Indicator Light ...2-65 2-45 GuardStorage ...Inadvertent Power Saver ...2-45 5-3 Jump Starting ...No Charge Message ...2-76 2-8 Replacement. Keyless Entry ...2-77 Volts High Message ...Volts Low Message ...2-77 - 8-1
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ...23 Pedal Travel ...6-28 Replacing System Parts ...6-28 System Warning Light ...2-65 Trailer ...4-35...Shift Interlock ...2-27 Wear ...6-27 Brake Vacuum Problem Message ...2-77 Brakes. Anti-Lock ...4-6 ...44 Aluminum or Chrome Wheels ...6-50 Fabric ...6-45 Glass ...6-48 Inside of Your Cadillac ...6-44 8-2
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    InstrumentPanel ...6-47 6-47 Leather ...6-49 Outside of Your Cadillac ...6-47 SpeakerCovers ...6-46 Special Problems ...Stains ...6-46 Tires ...6-50 6-46 Vinyl ...Wheels ...6-50 Windshield and Wiper Blades ...6-48 Clock. Setting the ...3-10 Coinholder ...2-52 ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... ...Specifications ...6-63 StartingYour ...2-16 2-68 Temperature Warning Light ...Engine Coolant Hot-Idle Engine Message ...2-78 6-9... Battery Saver ...Fabric Cleaning ...6-45 Fan Control. Climate Control System ...3-2 Filling Your Tank ...6-4 Filter.Air ...6-14 Finish Care ...6-49 Finish Damage ...6-...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ...30 Hydraulic Brake Warning Lights ...2-65 Hydroplaning ...4-19 Gage. Fuel ...2-72 GAWR ...4-30 . Ignition Positions ... Hazara Warning Flashers ...5- 1 Interior Lamps ...2-43 Head Restraints ...1-7 Headlamps ...2-40 ...5-28 Bulb Replacement ...6-30 Tire ack. Jump Starting ...5-3 Highbow Beam Changer ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    Keyless Entry System ...Keys ... 2-6 2-1 Labels CertificationlTire ...4-30 6-53 Service Parts Identification ...4-29 Tire-Loading Information ...Vehicle ... Control. Electronic ...2-42 Light Sensor ...Lighter ...2-54 Lights Air Bag Readiness ...1-22. 2-64 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning...2-67. ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... ...4-39 WithaTrailer ...2-79 Pass Key Not Programmed Message ...4-13 Passing ...2-13 ... of Safety Belts ...5-1 Problems on the Road ...Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...2-4 Publications. Service and ... Seatbacks ...1-5 Reduced Engine Power Message ...2-79 6.65 Refrigerants. Air-conditioning ...6.64....
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    Remote Fuel Door Release ...6-4 Remove Key Message ...2-79 Replacement 6-62 Bulbs ...Parts ...6-65 6-42 ...41 Second (2). Automatic Transaxle ...2-22 2-10 SecurityOverride ...Service ...6-1 A/C System A/C Compressor Off Message ...2-79 2-79 AirBagMessage ...Brake Fluid Switch Message ...2-80 Bulletins....
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... Your Own ...Service and Appearance Care ...6-1 Service and Owner Publications ...7-1 1 Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Cadillac ...1-26 6-50 Sheet Metal Damage ...2-19 ShiftLever ...Shifting 2- 19 Automatic Transaxle ...Into Park (P)...2-24 ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... ...Transaxle Fluid 6-17 Automatic ...2-81 Reset Message ...2-82 Transmission Hot Message ...Transmitters Keyless Entry ...2-6 Universal ...2-57 7-7 Transportation, Courtesy ...TripComputer ...2-82 2-75 Trip Odometer ... Tnrnk Automatic Pull-Down ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ......2-82 Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever...2-3 1 Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer ...4-38 Twilight Sentinel ...2-42 Underbody Maintenance ...6-5 1... ...3-6 Very Low Refrigerant A/C Compressor Off Message ...2-82 Visors. S U ...~ 2-54 w a r n i n g Devices ...5-3 Warning Lights. Gages and Indicators ...
  • 1996 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    NOTES 8-12
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