1998 Cadillac DeVille Owner's Manual

1998 Cadillac DeVille Manual

1998 Cadillac DeVille manual table of contents:

  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 1
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    tfi- = \ = The 1998 Cadillac DeVille Owner's Manual 1-1 2-1 Seats and Restraint Systems This section tells you how to use your seats and safety belts properly. It also explains"SIR" system. the Features and Controls This section explains how to start and operate your ...
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    GENERAL MOTORS, GM and the GM Emblem, CADILLAC, the CADILLAC Emblem and the name DEVILLE are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information the time it at was printed.We reserve the right to make changes in the product after that ...
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    The PENALTY OF LEADERSHIP iii
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    Henry M. Leland, founder o f Cadillac, stands beside the 1905 "Osceola" which was built to evaluate the feasibility of a closed bodied car. iv
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    ... techniques at the parts were still individually hand fitted both in founding of Cadillac in 1902. His exactingstandardsproductionandservice. prompted the motto by which Cadillac has been guided over the years -"Craftsmanship A Creed -Accuracy A Law." The ...
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    ... eyes the industrial world of assembly line and was the cornerstone of modern production. From this achievement evolved the reference to Cadillac as "Standard ...January 2, 1915 issue of The Saturday Evening Post as an expression of the Cadillac commitment to leadership, quality and innovation. It is...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... 6 Engine During WorldWar 11, shortly after Pearl Harbor, Cadillac discontinued car production the first time for since 1902 ... to construct tanks, combat light vehicles and internalparts for Allison V17 10 engines. Two Cadillac V8 engines and Hydra-Matic transmissions were used in each MSAI and M24 ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...,have we selected "elegance" as the word that most fully characterizes the Cadillac of 1960. The car's beautiful, clean-linedstyling is certainly elegant ... we think you will that the ward is agree "elegance" - and that the car is Cadillac! CADILLAC MOTOR CAR DIVISION. GENERAL MOTORS COIU'...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... nearly two decades.This was closely followed with the two door hardtop Coupe DeVille the industry's f i s t modern overhead valve, high compression V8 engine on the 1949 model. ... fkont wheeldrivepersonalluxury car. The 472 cu. in. V8 engine used in all Cadillacs i 1968 n and 1969 was ...
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    The electronics and computerization which were pioneered by Cadillac in '70s came of age in the the '80s with Digital Fuel Injection and On-... sensitive steering, anti-lock brakes and traction control. I For more than nine decades Cadillac has been a leader in Now more than ever, quality and ...
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    How to Use this Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they first receive their new vehicle. ...mean there is something that could hurt do this, it will help you learn aboutthe features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you'll find you or other people. ...
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    ... But the notice will tell you what do to help avoid to the damage. When you read other manuals, you might CAUTION see n in and NOTICE warningsi different colors or different words. You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle. They use the same words, CAUTION NOTICE. or Xii
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    ...lamps: These symbols are on some of your controls: WINDSHIELD WIPER These symbols are used on warning and indicator lights: Here are some other symbols you may see: DOOR LOCK UNLOCK r l COOLANT TEMP BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER I-1 FUSE LIGHTER m BRAKE ( ) 0 ...
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    b NOTES XiV
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    ... b Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems . Here you'll find information about the seats in your Cadillac and how to use your safety belts properly. also You can ... 1-11 1-20 1-21 1-21 1-29 Seats and Seat Controls 1-31 Safety Belts: They'refor Everyone Here Are Questions ...
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    .... Power Seats 0 Move the seat cushion control forward or rearward to move theentire seat.... seat cushion, up of lift or press down on the of the control. front Lifting up or pressing downon ... the rear of the seatcushon. 0 0 The power seat controls, located on front doors, the the move and adjust ...
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    .... It provides additional support to your lower back and it works independentlyof the other seat controls. Use the power seat ...Features" in Index. the Automatic seat and mirror movement will occur if the Remote Keyless Entry( R E ) transmitter is used to enter the vehicle. The number on the backthe...
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    ... temperature. The setting heats the HI A telltale light in seat to a slightly higher temperature. the control reminds you that the heating system is in use. The heated .... Heated Front Seat (Option) Reclining Front Seatbacks The control is located the outboard sideof each front on LO ...
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    ... in is motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seatand wear your safety belt properly. Head Restraints Slide the head restraint up or down that the top the so of of restraint is closest to the top your ears. This position of reduces the chance a neck injury in a crash. 1-5
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    ...restraints tilt forward rearward also. and Safety Belts: They're for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also ... buckled up. Always fasten your are safety belt,and check that your passengers' belts are fastened properlytoo. ride in a...
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    Your vehicle hasa light that comes on as reminder a to buckle up. (See "Safety Belt Reminder Light" in the Index.) Why Safety Belts Work I ..., In the facts are clear. most crashes buckling up does matter ...a lot! ..., . I I Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just aseat on wheels. 1-7
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    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. 1-8
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    The person keeps going until stopped something. by ...In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield or the instrument panel ... 1-9
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    ... future. But they are supplemental systems only;so they work with safety belts -- not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered sale has required the use for of safety belts. Even if you're in a vehicle that has air bags, you still have to buckle to get the most up protection. That's ...
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    ...doesn’t protect you from things beyond your control, such as bad drivers. Most accidents ...child will be riding your in vehicle, see the partof this manual called “Children.” Follow those rules ...€™s how to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat (to see how, see “Seatsମ.
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    4. Push the latch plate into buckle until it clicks. the Be sure to use the correct buckle when buckling your lap-shoulder belt. If you find thatthe latch plate will not go fully into the buckle, if you are using the see buckle for the center passenger position. Pull up on the latch plate ...
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    ... Belt Height Adjuster Before you begin to drive, move the shoulder belt adjuster to the height that is right you. for The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on this the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash,applies force to the strong pelvic bones. And you'd be less likely I f ...
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    Adjust the height that the shoulder so portion of the belt is be centered on your shoulder. The belt should away from your face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder. Shoulder Belt Tightness Adjustment Your car has a shoulder belt tightness adjustment it feature. If the shoulder belt seems ...
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    5. Now you can add a small amount of slack. Lean forward slightly, thensit back. If you've added more than 1 inch (25 mm) of slack, pull the shoulder belt out as you did before and start again. If you move around in the vehicle enough, if you pull or out the shoulder belt, belt will become tight ...
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    @ What's wrong with this? You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. Don't allow more than1 inch (25 mm) of slack. A: The shoulder belt istoo loose. ...
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    @' What's wrong with this? A CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. a crash, In the belt would up over your abdomen. The go belt forces would there, notat the pelvic be bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt ...
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    @ What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. a crash, your In body would movetoo far forward, which would increase the chance of head andneck injury. Also, the beltwould apply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as strong as shoulder ...
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    @ What's wrong with this? A CAUTION: I A: The belt is twisted across the body. In You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. beltis twisted, If a make it straight it can work properly, or ask so your ...
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    Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant are women. Like all ... out The belt should go back of the way. Before you close the door, be the belt is out of the sure way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. A pregnant woman ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... the mother. When a safety belt is worn properly, it's more likely that the fetus won't be hurt in crash. For a pregnant women, as anyone, the key to making for safety belts effective wearing them properly. is Right Front Passenger Position To learn how to wear the right passenger's front ...
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    .... They aren't designed to inflate at all inrollover, rear, side or low-speed frontal crashes. And,for unrestrained occupants, reduced-forceair ... should sit as far back as possible while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Front occupants should not lean on or sleep against the door. -- 1-22
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... front passenger's safety belt. There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows AIR BAG. The system checks the air bag electrical system for malfunctions. Thelight tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air Bag Readiness Light" the Index in ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    How the Air Bag Systems Work Where arethe air bags? The driver's frontal air bagin the middle of the is steering wheel. The right front passenger's frontal air bagin the is instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's side impact air bag is in the driver's door. 1-24
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    The right front passenger's side impact air bag the is in passenger's door. If something is between occupant andan air an bag, the bag might not ... betweenan occupant and an air bag, and don't attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other air bag covering. 1-25
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...modules inside the steering not help the occupant. wheel, instrument panel and front doors. The driver's and right front passenger's side impact air How ... severe frontal near frontal collisions, or crashes involving a front door. A side impact air bag even belted occupants can...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... in the air. This dust could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble,To avoid this, everyone in the so. vehicle should get ... available). can You lock the doors again and turn interior lampsoff by the using the door lock and interior lamp controls. 1-27
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... A new system will include bag modules parts. The service manual your for and possibly other vehicle ... bag covering on the driver’sand right front passenger’s door,the bag may not work properly. ... bag, or both the air bag module’ and door p h e l for the driver’s and right front air passengerମ.
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... are parts of the air bag systems in several places around your vehicle. Your dealer andthe DeVille Service Manual have information about servicing your vehicle andthe air bag systems.To purchase a service manual, see "Service and Owner Publications" in the Index. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    When you sit in a center seating position, have a lap you To safety belt, which has no retractor. make the belt it longer, tilt the latch plate and pullalong the belt. To make the belt shorter, pull its end as shown until free the belt is snug. Buckle, position and release the same way as the it ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Rear Seat Passengers Lap-Shoulder Belt It's very importantfor rear seat passengers to buckle up! The positions next to the windows have lap-shoulder belts. Here's howto wear one properly. Accident statistics show that unbelted people the rear in seat are hurt more oftenin crashes than those ...
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    If the belt stops before reaches the buckle, tilt the it 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder part. latch plate and keep pulling until you can buckle it. Pull up onthe latch plateto make sureit issecure. If the belt is not long enough...
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    ... a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snugon the hips, just touching the thighs. a crash, this applies In force to the strong pelvic bones. And you'd be less likely If...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...includes infants andall children smaller than adult size. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and of the traveler size changes the need, everyone, to use safety restraints. for in In fact, the law in every state in the United States and every Canadian provincesays children up to some age must ...
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    ...: Smaller children and babies should always be restrained in a child or infant restraint. The instructions for the restraint will say whether is it the right type and size for your ... that a regular belt might not stay onthe hips, as it low should. Instead, the belt likely be over will the child's ...
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    CAUTION: (Continued) - at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a 240-1b. (110 kg) force on your arms. The baby would be almostimpossible to hold. Secure the baby in infant restraint. an Never hold a baby your arms in while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...types. When selecting child restraint, take into a consideration not only the child's weight and si'ze, .but also whether or not the restraint be will compatible with the motor vehiclewhich it will in be used. - A: An infant car bed(A) is a special bed made for use in a motor ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...of age. This type of restraint faces the rear that the infant's so head, neck and body can have support they the need in a crash. Some infant seats come in two parts -- the base stays secured in the vehicle and the seat partis removable.
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    ... designed to help protect children who are from 20 to 40 lbs. (9 to 18 kg) and about26 to 40 inches (66 to 102 cm) in height, or up to around four years of age. One type, a convertible restraint, is designed to be used either a rear-facing infant as seat or a forward-facing child seat. 1-35?
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... designed to improve the of fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Booster seats with shields use lap-only belts; however, booster seats without shields use lap-shoulder belts. Booster seats can also helpchild to see out a the window. 1-40
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    ... the restraintto help reduce the chance personal injury. The instructions that come with the infant or child restraint will show you how do that. Both the owner's to manual and the child restraint instructions are important, so if either one of these is not ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ...even when no child is in If your child restrainthas a top strap, it should be an anchored. If you need to have anchor installed, you can ask your Cadillac dealer to put in for you. If you it want...it. Canadian law requires that child restraints have a top strap, and that the strap be anchored. 1-42
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    ... free of charge. Or, you may install the anchor yourself using the instructions provided in.thekit. 2. Pick up the latch plate....See the earlier part the Be about the top strapif the child restraint has one. sure to followthe instructions that came with child the and restraint. Securethe child in the...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... pull up on the shoulder belt while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child restraint, may find it you helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint asyou tighten the belt. I in 5. Push and pull ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... better to secure the child a rear seat. See the earlier part about top strap if the child the *estraint has one. Securing a Child ... Rear Seat Position You'll be usingthe lap belt. Be sure to follow the instructions thatcame with the child restraint. Secure the child in child restraint when and ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. Buckle the belt. Makesure the ...you push down on the child restraint. you're using a If forward-facing child restraint, you may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... to be sureit is secure. Your vehicle hasa right front passenger air bag.Never put a rear-facing child restraint inthis seat. Here's why: To remove the childrestraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt.It will be ready to work for an adult or larger child passenger. 1 /11 CAUTIOIA: A ...
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    You'll be using lap-shoulder belt. See the earlier part the about the top strapif the child restraint has one. Be sure to followthe instructions that came with ... safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. If the shoulder beltgoes in ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... you push down the child restraint. You may find it helpful to use your knee to push down on the child restraint as you tighten the ... Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure is secure. it To remove the child restraint, unbuckle the vehicle's just The safety belt safety ...
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    ...the child can wearlap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. are Accident statistics show that children safer if they to use are restrained in the rear seat. But they need the safety belts properly. a Children who aren't buckled up can be thrown out in a crash...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...belt. The are belt -can't properly spread the impact forces. In a crash, thetwo children can be crushed together by and seriously injured.A belt must be used only one person a time. at @ What if a child is wearing a lap-shoulder belt, but the childis so small that the shoulder belt is very close...
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    ... forcewould then be applied right the on child's abdomen.That could cause serious or fatal injuries. I Wherever the child sits, lap portion of the belt the just should beworn low and snug on the hips, touching This applies belt- force to the child's the child's thighs. pelvic bonesin a crash.
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    ...and repairs if may be necessary even the belt wasn’t being used at the time of collision. the If an air bag inflates, youମ. the part on theair bag system earlier this section. Checking Your Restraint Systems Now and then, make sure the safety belt reminder light and all your belts, buckles, latch ...
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    6 NOTES 1-54
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    b NOTES 1-55
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  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... 18 2-18 2-20 2-2 1 2-23 2-26 2-28 2-3 1 2-3 1 Keys Door Locks Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Trunk Theft Theft-Deterrent System (If Equipped) ... Vehicle "Break-In'' Ignition Positions Starting Your Engine Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped) Automatic Transaxle Operation Parking ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... CAUTION: Leaving young children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous formany reasons. A child or others ... could operate power windows or other controls or even make thevehicle move. If ... PARK (P), that would release the parking brake.Don't leave the keys in a vehicle with young children....
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    ... thebar code tag. Keep thebar code tag and the door key plugs a safe in place. If youlose your ... to have new ones made using the plug bar code tag. or The oval key is for the doors andall other locks. NOTICE: Your ... a lot You of trouble getting into your vehicleyou ever if lock your keys inside and ...
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    ...-deterrent system, you must unlock the doors with the key or remote off keyless entry transmitter to avoid setting the alarm. -- -- Rotate the manual lock lever forward ... your vehicle. From the outside, use either the door key or the remote lever rearward. keyless entry transmitter. 2-4
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    ...eitherfront door, you can unlock other the doors by holding key in the turned positionfor a few the seconds or ... again,it will not lock automatically. Use the manual or power to lock the lock door again.If you need to lock the doors before shifting lock out of PARK (P), use the manual or power button...
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    ... with any door the open will disable use of the power door lock switches as well as the lock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter.If you close the doors, you can lock them using the remote keyless entry transmitter. It is always recommended that you ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... locks from the inside, get out and close the door. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System With this feature, you can lock and unlock doors, the unlock ...€™re still having trouble,see your dealer or a qualified technicianfor service. 0 Your remote keyless entry transmitter operates on ...
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    The remote keyless entry transmitter can also be used to For recall the memory settings up to two drivers. for... button to open fuel door. the (The valet lockout button must off for this feature be to work.) Each remote keyless entry transmitter coded to is prevent another transmitter from unlocking ...
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    Battery Replacement Under normal use, the battery your remote keyless in entry transmitter should last about years. four You can tellthe battery ... body transferred to these surfaces may damage 1. Use the round endof the door key or a coin to pry the transmitter. open the ...
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    Trunk 3. Remove and replace the battery. Insert the new battery as the instructions under the cover ... are shut. Turn the fanon your heating or cooling system to itshighest speed with the setting on AUTO or ... the instrument panel, open them all the way. See "Engine Exhaust'' in the Index. 2-10
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    ... (P) and the valet off. lockout button must be Press the trunk release button, located onthe headlamp control panel on the ...Option) ~ You can also press the trunk button the remote on keyless entry transmitter to access the trunk compartment. To disable the use of this feature, see "Valet Lockout...
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    To install the storage system: 1. Pull the carpeting from the floor the trunk. Turn of the retainer (center dial) the compact spare tire on... on the handle 1. Open the storage system by pulling up the handle on located in the carpeted area. This allows the unit to to located in the carpeted area.This ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    Trunk Lid Automatic Pull-Down Feature /A Your car has an automatic pull-downfeature that helps close the trunk electronically. Your fingers can betrapped under the trunk lid as it goes down. Your fingers could be injured, and you would need someone help you free them. Keep to your fingers away ...
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    ... youremove your key to 0 Then take the door key and remote keyless entry from the ignitionand take it with you. Alwaysdo this. transmitter with you. Your steering ... ignition and transaxle. And remember to lock doors. the Parking at Night Park in a lighted spot, close windows and lock ...
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    ... use a power door lock switch or the remote keyless entry transmitter. SECURITY To avoid activatingthe alarm by accident: 0 The light will also flash if .... 2. Lock the door usingthe power door lock or the remote keyless entry transmitter. SECURITY The light should come on and stay on. after The ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...with the door open, lock the vehicle using the power door lock or the remote 30 keyless entry transmitter and close the door. Wait seconds untilthe SECURITY light goes off. 3.... that the remote keyless entry transmitter can't be trunk or fuel door if the valet button used to open the...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... damage. Starting may be attempted with an undamaged key immediately. See your dealer a or locksmith for key service. If the STARTING DISABLED, REMOVE KEY and WAIT 3 MINUTES ... for PASS-Key I1 uses a resistor pelletin the ignition key If the THEFT SYSTEM PROBLEM, CAR MAY NOT that...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... (A): This position lets you use things like the radio and the windshield wipers when the engine is off. To get into ACCESSORY, push in the key and turn it toward you. The steering wheel will remain locked, just as it was before you inserted the key. 2-18
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    ... can you remove the key. This position locks ignition, steering the wheel and transaxle.... after minutes or 10 if any door is opened. If you want power... turn the steering wheel left and rightwhile you turn the key hard. But... hand. key Using a tool to forceit could break thekey or the ignition switch. If...
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    ...NOTICE: Don't try to shiftto PARK (P)if your Cadillac is moving. If you do, you could damage... Without pushing the accelerator pedal, turn your ignition key toSTART. When the engine starts, let go of the...away, hold your key in START for about three seconds at a time until your 15 engine starts. Wait ...
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    ... but then stops again, the same thing. do Engine Coolant Heater (If Equipped) I NOTICE: Your ... In very cold weather, F (- 18O C) or colder, the engine 0" coolant heater can help. You'll get...and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Usually, in the coolant heater should be pluggeda minimum ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    To Use the Engine CoolantHeater 1. Turn off the engine. 2. Open the hood and unwrap electrical cord. ... 110-volt AC outlet. 4. Before starting the engine, be sure to unplug and store the cord as ... could damaged. How long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in? The answer depends on the outside ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...€ in the Index. I P R N 8 3 2 1 I Console Shifter Column Shifter PARK (P): This position locks the front wheels. It’s the best positionto use when youstart the engine because your vehicle can’t move easily. 2-23
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ...fully PARK (P) range before in connect withthe wheels. To restart when you're starting the engine. Your vehicle has a Brake-Transaxle already moving, use NEUTRAL (N) only. ... could move very REVERSE (R): Use this gear to back up. rapidly. You could lose control and hit people or...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... to have more power. THIRD (3): This position is also.used fornormal driving, however,it offers more power and ... more power.You you can use SECOND (2) on hills. It ,can help control your speed as you go down steep mountain ... going slower than 65 mph (105 km/h), or you can damage your engine. ! 2-25
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... the parking brake.If the ignition is on, thePARK BRAKE indicator light If should come on. it doesn't, you need to have your vehicle serviced. If the...to drive off with the parking brake on, PARK the BRAKE indicator light comes on and stays on. See "Parking Brake Indicator ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... Keep yourhand and arm away when you use the manual release lever. NOTICE: Driving withthe... first to keep the trailer from moving. Before releasing the manual parking brake, be sure to put the vehicle ...driver's side of the instrument panel and pull on the manual release lever, which is located If ...
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    ... Into PARK (P) Steering ColumnShift Lever (DeVie and DeVille d'Elegance Only) 1. Hold the brake pedal down ... can roll. If set. you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You ...won't move, evenwhen you're on fairly level ground, use the steps that follow. If you're pulling...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...down, set the parking brake. 4. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 5. Remove the key and takeit with you. If ... ignition key in your hand, your vehicle is PARK (P). in 5 . Remove the key and takewith you. If you can it leave your vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, your vehicle is in PARK (P). ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... you don’t shift your transaxle intoPARK (P) properly,the weight of the vehicle may put too much on the ...€™s into PARK (P) properly before you leave the engine running. Your vehicle could move seat. ... firmly set. And, if you to leave the vehicle with the engine running, it could If torque lock does ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... down but can't shift out of still PARK (P), try this: Parking Over Things That Burn ... - 1. Turn the key to OFF.Open and close the driver's door to turn off the Retained Accessory Power (RAP) feature. 2. Apply and holdthe brake until the end...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... have to, here are some thingsto know. A CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow dangerous exhaust into your vehicle (seethe earlier Caution under "Engine Exhaust"). Also, idling in a closed-in place can let deadly carbon monoxide...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... to lower. Note that the second rearward position on the driver's control operates the express-down window feature. trailer,...When you stop your vehicle and turn the ignition key to OFF, you can still use your power windows....will not shut until you 10 open a door or minutes have passed. If you want ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... first position on the control operates the in driver's power window the non-express mode. Tilt Wheel Rear Window Lockout Pressing the button down will disable the rear window controls. ... reuse their window controls. .. -: Tilt steering allows you to adjust the steering wheel before you...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...I panel willflash in the direction of the turn or lane change. Headlamp High/Low Beam Changer Pull the turn signal lever ...the way toward you and then releaseit to change the headlamps from low beam to high or from high beam to low. This lighton the instr..__lent panel willbe on, indicating high beam...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...you hold the lever there. Release the lever to turn themoff. If the headlamps are on low beam, they will shift to high beam and stay there. Pull lever toward you the to return to low beam. a If the headlamps are on high beam, they will switch to low beam. return to high beam, pull the lever...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...closer you move it to LO, the shorter the delay. (DeVille Only) OFF: Turn the band to OFF ... off. position), even when the ignition is turned Rainsense Wipers (DeVille d'Elegance and DeVille Concours Only) This moisture sensor is mounted on the passenger's interior side of the windshield behind ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...Windshield a continuous low or high speed depending on the amount of moisture andthe sensitivity level.The MIST... DELAY) can be overridden at any time manually changingthe wiper controlto LO or HI... will be displayed on the Driver Information Center (DIC) when the washer fluid reaches a low level. 2-38...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    .... Don't use cruise control on slippery roads. If your vehicle is in cruise control when the traction control system begins to limit wheel spin, the cruise control will automatically disengage. (See "Traction the Control System" in Index.) When road ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... If you leave your cruise control switch on when you're not using cruise, you might hit... lose control. Keep the cruise control switch until you want to use it. off 25 Once you're...togo faster, don't hold the switch R/A. at Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control 1. Move the cruise control ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... Vehicle While Using Cruise Control There are two ways to end cruise control: Use the accelerator pedal to increase your speed. When Step lightly on the brake pedal. off you take your foot the pedal, your vehicle will slow Move the ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...back in to turn the lamps and lights Cluster lighting as well as instrument panel backlighting it will dim only when is dark... Taillamps ParkingLamps SidemarkerLamps License Plate Lamp UnderhoodLamp Fog Lamps (DeVille Concours Only) Instrument Panel Lights 0 0 In order to operate the wiper activated...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Lamps on Reminder You will hear a warningchime if you open any door while leavingthe lamps on, if the manual headlamp control is activated. An exception to this is when you're using twilight sentinel. Daytime Running Lamps Daytime Running Lamps (DRL...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Fog Lamps (DeVille Concours Only) Use thefog lamps for better vision in foggy or misty conditions. When you press ... on and you signal a turn. They provide more light cornering. for Twilight Sentinel The control is next to the headlamp knob.It automatically switches the lamps on andoff by sensing how...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...been turned OFF or LOCK. If to so you move the control it is just on, the lamps will go off quickly when you ...the twilight sentinel, the fog the headlamp switch or the lamp switch will remove HEADLAMPS SUGGESTED message. Light Sensor I , .i The light sensor the DRL and the twilight sentinel for ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... Sentinel" earlierin this section. Courtesy Lamps (DeVille Only) The courtesy lamps are located the roof ... to to, knob when a door is opened or if you the lamp control press a remote keyless entry... the lamp control knob to the left to dimand to the right to brighten the lighting. Cluster lighting and...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... and the dimming of the instrument panellights during daylight while the headlamps areon. This feature operates with the light ... panel will also turn Map Lamps Reading Lamps (DeVille d'Elegance and DeVille Concours Only) The reading lampsare located in the roof. These lamps come on automatically ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... mode personalization protects the battery by placing your so vehicle in a storage mode that the radio, amplifiers, instrument cluster and remote keyless entry will not drain the battery over a long period time. For of programming information,see "Programmable, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... L To turn on the automatic dimmingfeature, press OW. AUTO. To turn off automatic dimming, press Your vehicle may have an electrochromic inside The green indicator light will be illuminated when this rearview mirror with a compass. feature is active. When set in the ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...turn on the automatic dimming feature, press MIRROR. To turn off automatic dimming, press MIRROR again. The green indicator light will illuminated when this be feature is active. If, after two seconds, the display does not show a compass ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... north and geographic true for north. If not adjusted to account compass variance, false readings. your compass could give To adjust for compass variance: 1. Use the COMPASS button located atthe bottom of the mirror. 2. Press and hold the COMPASS button until zone a number appearsin the display. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... Drive the vehicle on'youreveryday routine. 0 The control on the driver's door armrest operates both outside rearview mirrors. Rotate the control knob to choose the right or left mirror.... Mirrors" in the Index. Driver's Outside Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Only the driver's side ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...vehicleis equipped with memory mirrors,it will .also be equipped with the curb view assist mirror to feature. This featbre,...needed after the mirror is tilted, the mirror switch may be used. , , , Convex Outside Mirror Your ...you could hit a vehicle on your right. Check your inside mirroror glance over...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    .... Turn key to the it the left to unlock the door. Center Console Storage Area (DeVille Concours Only) Map Pocket The maphtorage pockets are located on each front door as wellas on the passenger’s and driver’s front seatbacks. Front Storage Armrest (DeVille and DeVille dମ.
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... at the rear seat air outlet. With thefull center console (available on DeVille off Note that power to the cigarette lighter will shut 10 on ... is located minutes after the ignition turned off. This helps to is below the climate control system, to reveal the front prevent battery drainage. For more ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... mirror. Move the slide switchup or down to brighten or dim the lamp. Illuminated Rear Seat Visor Vanity ... cover the mirror. Move the slide switch or down to brighten or up dim the lamp. ur 7isors ... vehicle has been prewired dealer installationof for a Cadillac dual-mode (analog/digital) cellular ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... hours a day: Roadside Service with Location 0 Assist Handles A handle above each door can be used when getting out of your vehicle. Emergency Services Button Remote Door ... of Front Air Bag Deployment Umbrella Holder (DeVille d'Elegance Only) The driver's front seat cushion ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...stop theroof in a partially opened position, press the switch either in direction. Press and release ... only be closed hand. by To vent, press the switch forward when the glass panel is closed. Open... hand. To close the vent, by press the switch rearward. The control switch only works when the ignition...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... the Transmitter Do not use the universal transmitter with any garage door opener that does ... and objects clear of the garage are door you are programming. Your vehicle's engine should turned ... buttons on universal transmitter the until the amber light begins to flash rapidly the (approximately 20 ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... the amber light. on transmitters, you should press and re-press the button 4. Using ..., indicates that universal transmitter the transmitter. The amber light comes on while signal is the has been .... Release both buttons once the being transmitted. light starts to flash rapidly. Note that the universal...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... has been trained to the garage door opener receiver. Check that the training was successful. The receiver light should no longer beflashing. The garage door opener should ...If after following these instructions you still have problems need to' train garage door opener receiver ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    Instrument Panel 2-62
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    .... You'llknow how fast you're going, how much you're using and fuel to many of the other things you'll need know to ... Outlets B . Turn SignaYMultif'unction Lever C. Driver Information Center Control Buttons D. Cluster E. Steering ColumnShift Lever (DeVille and DeVille d'Elegance only) 2-...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    Digital Cluster (DeVille and DeVille d'Elegance Only) ( 1 INST MPG UlOO km I 0.3 GAL PREMIUM UNLEADED FUEL ONLY 89 F a United States version shown, Canadian similar 2-64
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Analog Cluster (DeVille Concour Only) I United States version shown, Canadian similar 2-65
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...in English/Metric Display With the digital and analog cluster, you can go back and forth... metric (kilometers) by pressing this button. ! Trip Odometer I 1 - 1 MET I Analog Cluster TRIP YES Digital Cluster YES TRIP RESET I Digital Cluster Note that other readings such temperature, fuel and...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...or save others from injury. Warning lights come on when there may be is a or problem with one of your vehicle's functions...when there may be is a problem or with one of your vehicle's functions. Often gages and warning lights work together to let you know when there's a problem with your vehicle...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...ybuif there is an electrical problem. The system dangerous. So please getto know your warning lights ar ... come on Safety Belt Reminder Light when you start your engine, for and it .will flash a few When ... chime ready to warn you if there is a problem. nor the light will come on. The safety belt light...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there a brake problem. is Have your brake system inspected right away. This light should come on briefly... ready to warn you if there's a problem. - -1 When you turn the key toRUN, this light will come on briefly to show that...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... light on can lead to an accident. If the light still on after you've is pulled off ..., have the vehicle towed for service. Parking Brake Indicator Light This light comes on when the parking ... the you vehicle. If it doesn't, have the light fixed so it will be When the ignition is the brake system ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... ANTI LOCK ANT'LOCK () e Digital Cluster Analog Cluster If the light stays twn the ignition to ...brake system warning light on, you don't have anti-lock brakes and there's a problem with ...it fixed so it will be light doesn't come on then, have .ready to warn youif there i s a problem. 2-...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... your traction control system and your vehicle may need service. When this warning light ... you start your engine. the section "Problemson The traction control system warning light may ...brake system problem that is specifically related to traction control, the traction control system light will come ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...means the same thing as warning the light -- the engine coolant has overheated.In the section "Problems on the Road.... Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Service Engine Soon Light) SERVICE ENGINE SOON Your.... The SERVICE ENGINE SOON light comes on and a chime will sound to indicate that is there a problem...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...asit is possible. This light should comeon, as a check to show you is it working, when the ignition on andthe engine ...seconds and restart the of two ways: on engine. If the light remains steady, see"If... diagnosis and service may be required. Light On Steady-- An emission control system malfunction...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...of the above steps have made the turn off, light have your dealer or qualified service center check the vehicle. Your dealer hasthe proper test...when electrical system the dries out. A few driving trips should turn light off. the Are you low on fuel? As your engine starts to run out fuel, your engine ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    Oil Pressure Light This light tells you there if could be a problem with your engine oil pressure. / 1 CAUTION: ! 1 Don't ...you your key toRUN or turn START. It goesoff once you start your engine. That's a If it check to be sure the light works. doesn't come on, be sureto have it fixed so ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... displayed on thefuel il gage, and theFUEL LEVEL LOW message will appear PREMIUM U.NLEADED FUEL ... Information Center C . (On the analog fuel gage, theFUEL LEVEL LOW message will also appear.) 1 Allof these... turn,stop or speed up. Digital Cluster Analog Cluster The fuel gage shows approximately how...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... travel with the that is in the tank. The fuel For vehicles equipped with an analog cluster (not computer does not know ... estimated INFO button. See "Analog Control Buttons'' later the based on the recent fuel ... display shows you should stop for fuel as soon as possible. Digital Cluster 2-78.
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... button is pressed the fuel level or falls below 4 gallons (15.2 L), all of the displays will come back on. Digital Control Buttons (DeVille and DeVille d'Elegance Only) ENGMET: You can ... AVG, GAL FUEL USED,AVG MPH, ENGINE RPM, BATTERY VOLTS, COOLANT TEMP and OIL LIFE LEFT.
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... this button will reset the MPG AVG, GAL FUEL USED, AVG MPH and OIL LIFE LEFT. ...) warning messages that have been displayed since the ignition key was turned toRUN will redisplay. If no messages were ... the RESET button until MPG AVG is displayed. GAL FUEL USED (Reset): Press the INFORMATION USED on ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    Analog Control Buttons (DeVille Concours Only) GAL FUEL USED (Reset): Press ... INFO the RESET button until0.0 GAL FUEL USED is displayed. AVG MPH (Reset): Press ... miles 609 km). If your ignition key was turned to RUN will redisplay.no If ..., MPGAVG, MPG INST, GAL FUEL USED, MPH, AVG MPH, BATTERY VOLTS ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... and odometer). DIC Messages These messages will appear there is a problem sensed if in oneof your vehicle's systems. Vehicles ...from the Driver Information Center (DIC) display, hold theOFF and the blue (cooler) buttons on the digital cluster control panel about five seconds. for OFF On the analog...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ....Your vehicle maylose power brakes but you will still have use of manual brakes. the is The power brakes will not be affected if the problem caused by a failed sensor. Have your vehicle serviced immediately at your dealership. BATTERY VOLTAGE LOW 6: ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...lightis on, follow the directions in that part. CHECK COOLANT LEVEL 2: This message will appear when there a low level engine coolant. is of Have the cooling system serviced by...vehicle to idle until it cools the oil level, be sure the engine has off for five been - CHECK WASHER FLUID ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    down orthe message is removed. If it does not cool down, turnoff the engine and have it serviced before driving it again. Severe engine...€in the Index. ENGINE HOT N C OFF 16: This message displays when the engine coolant becomes hotter than normal the operating temperature.To ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...appears following the display of REMOVE KEY. The STARTING DISABLED, instrument panel cluster will then run ... operate until the cause of low oil the ignitionkey. Check the ignition key damage. If... that the air conditioning system detects a refrigerant level that is low enough to cause damage to the air...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...possible. the brake warning light ison, refer to the directions listed in that part. SERVICE CHARGINGSYS 102:... at your dealership. - SERVICE IDLE CONTROL 107: A problem with the idle control has occurred ... dealership. SERVICE FUELSYSTEM 101: The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) has detected a problem...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    .... The system is designed help you in bad weather or THEFT SYSTEM PROBLEM, CAR MAY NOT to RESTART 34: This message means thereis a...CAR. When the START CAR messageis displayed, try again to start the engine. - - - be a problem with your stability enhancement system. If TOP SPEED FUEL OFF 111: This ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... ENGAGED 91: When your traction control system is limiting wheel spin, the TRACTION ENGAGED message will... message will stay on for a few seconds after the traction control system stops limiting wheel spin. ...message does not indicate a problem with your vehicle's traction control system. After a few ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...to two drivers. For a brief description of each feature (except climate for control and radio personalization), each feature in see the Index. ...to stop seat or mirror movement, press one of the manual seat or This cancels a memory recall. mirror control buttons. You can also recall a seat and mirror ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...shifted PARK (P). into DRIVR UNLOCK IN KEY OFF: All doors automatically lock when shifted ...shifted out of PARK (P). All doors automatically unlock when ignition key is the turned to OFF. A "yes"...no" buttons displayed in amber on the vehicle's digital control cluster. Press the TRIP SET (TRIP ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... lamps blink twice when the unlock button on the remote keyless entry transmitter is pressed. LIGHTS FLASH AT LOCK: Parking lamps blink once... when the lock or unlock buttons on the remote keyless entry transmitter EXT LIGHTS AT UNLOCK:Exterior lamps (parking are pressed, to program horn to sound when...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... and or no response required. is programmable automatic door lock choices) can be recalled by using the remote keyless entry transmitter or Curb View Mirror(If Equipped with by placing the key in your vehicle's ignition. Memory Personalization)...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... are determined by which remote keyless entry Information Center (DIC) display. transmitter ("1" or "2") was used to enter the ... After after the ignition key has been turned off. the unlock button pressed on the remote keyless entry is transmitter or the ignition keyis placed in the ignition,...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ....If the computer controller detects a The number on the back of the remote keyless entry problem within ...) will display a SERVICE RIDE the unlock button is pressed the remote keyless entry on CONTROL message.... for the driver. Continual Variable -- Roac Suspension (CV-RSS) (DeVille Concours Only) ing...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...Driver Information Center (DIC) may display a CHANGE ENGINE OIL message. Always keep a written recordof ...left and you should consider changing your engine oil. The system should indicate changing the ...,so you'll still have to check for that. To see how, see "Engine Oil" in the Index. ' When the oil is...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... the particular systems suppliedh your vehicle. wt i Comfort 3-2Controls 3-2 Digital Cluster Climate Control.Pane1 (DeWlle and DeVille d'Elegance Only) 3-6 Analog Cluster Climate Control Panel . (DeVille Concours Only) 319 Electronic Solar Sensor 3- 10 Air Conditioning. 3-10 ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    .... vehicle Your also has a flow-through ventilation system described later in this section. Digital Cluster Climate Control Panel Only) (DeVille and DeVille d'Elegance Fan Button The button with the fan symbol adjusts the fan speed. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... short trip. In order to ensure engine is first started after a proper automatic climate control operation, outside the air temperature display may not ... Outside Temperature Display the floor, middle or windshield outlets. fan speed The The outside temperature is always displayed when your ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... setting, the air conditioning was last started.As the coolant warrns up, the blower fan compressor automatically cycles when needed to cool air speed will ... from the air outlets.the air is cooled, the airflow will move through the air conditioning fan outlets. If you start your...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...assureit is warm enough to provide heat. When the engine coolant is warm, the controller allows the fan to gradually increase . to a higher speed. This prevents cold from blowing ...AUTO is shown on the display. If you want the blower fan at a low speed, press the down arrow button until...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Analog Cluster Climate Control Panel (DeVille Concours Only) Passenger's Side Temperature Button With this feature, right front passenger can control... The button with the fan symbol adjusts the fan speed. grille. The sensor canbe affected by road or engine heat Press the up arrow to ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... until warm air is available. The length of delay depends the outside on air temperature,engine coolant temperatureor the time since the engine was last started. the coolant warms As up, the blower fan speed will gradually increase and air will flow from ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...middle it is warm enough to provide heat. When the engine coolant is warm, the controller allows the fan to instrument panel outlets. A@ gradually increase to a higher speed. This .... vehicle in two ways. Cool air directed to the upper is If you wantthe blower fan a high speed, press ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... limit odors AUTO mode, the system entering your vehicle. In the will use recirculation necessary to cool the air. as Pressing the recirculation button will change the operation to a manual mode and the air will recirculate The sensor monitorsthe sun...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... to workits best. With the digital cluster climate control panel, press the AUTOLECON button to assist cooling a r and in 'in i maintaining proper airflow. Adjust ... recirculation as necessary cool thea r You may also need to adjust- the interior temperature and the fan speed as ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    .... Outside air will also enter the vehicle when the heater air or the conditioning fan is running. The front outlets are located in center and at each the... rear seats be adjusted can if you have the optional full console (DeVille Concours Only). Move the fan lever to adjust the blower speed the from ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... AUTO, the system will control the fan speed. The temperature also needs to be adjusted turning the by TEMP/AUTO ... and Defrosting On cool, humid days, use DEFOG (digital cluster climate control panel ... heated. With the digital cluster climate control panel, press the DEFOG button and adjust the fan ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... settings. The settings recalled by climate control the system are determined by which remote keyless entry transmitter ("1" or "2") ...the memory seat buttons 1 or 2 located on the driver's door. HVAC Steering Wheel Controls Some heating and cooling controls can be adjusted at the steering ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... operate allits controls, to be sure you're getting the most out the advanced engineering that of went into ...-FM Stereo Cassette with Tape Player Your Cadillac audio system has been designed to... mode. Playing the Radio PWRNOL: Press this knob lightly turn the system to turn on. Press the knob again...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... the seek mode. SCAN: Press this button and SCAN will appear the on display. Use SCAN to listen to stations a few for seconds. The radio willgo to a ... set will return. the 5 . Repeat the stepsfor each pushbutton. When battery power removed and later applied, you is will not have to reset your radio ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... into you're not using them. Adjusting the Speakers so BAL: Press this knob lightly it extends. Turn the knob to the right to adjust sound to the ... balances the sound between the speakers. FADE: Press this knob lightly it extends. Turn so the knob to the right adjust the sound...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... appearon the display.You may use your off pressed. Press PWR orturn the ignition key to stop station pushbuttons to tune to anotherradio station the cassette ... scanning. selection. Press this button again to The cassette tape is broken. (Check tosee if your tape is broken. Try a new...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...loaded,NO SOURCE LOADED will appear on the BAND to switch back display. Press this button again ... positions. Press this button to the position to first manually tune to higher or lower stations.this button.... Playing the Radio PWRNOL: Press this knob lightly to turn the system on. Press the knob again...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... until the desired tone control (BASS or TREBLE) is found. LEVEL: After selecting the desired tone control, press the plus (+) or minus (-) symbol on this button to select the desired level. Adjusting the... until the desired BALANCE or FADE control found. is LEVEL: After selectingthe desired BALANCE ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    m i l e the tapeis playing, use the VOL, TONE, LEVEL, and SPEAKER controls as you dofor the radio. just Other controlsmay have different functions when tape a an is inserted. The display will show underlined tape symbol. TAPE PLAY will appearon the display whena tape ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    CLEAN TAPE: If this message appears the display, on the cassette tape player needs be cleaned.It will still to play tapes, but you should cleanit as soon as possible to prevent damage to the tapes and player.See "Care of Your Cassette Tape Player" in the Index. After you clean 'theplayer, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ..., order. Press off random play. EJECT: Press the upward triangle button to remove a compact disc. The radio will play. Eject Playing the Radio off may be activated with the radio and/or the vehicle PWRNOL: Press this knob lightly to turn the system ignition off. turn on. Press the knob again ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...appear on the display. Press this button again BAND to switch back or to the radio. Finding a Station BAND... it positions. Press this button the first position to to manually tune to higheror lower stations.If... the stepsfor each pushbutton. When battery power removed and later applied, you is will not...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...off. All RDS RDS features are only available use onFM stations for functions will be turned off. which...the region function. When RDS station becomes an button to use alternate RDS functions (RDS, the TA, weak... breaks down into regions. FM you are using the band of your radio. With regions, local news ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... is the finished. If the cassette tape or compact disc player was being used, the tape or compact disc will stay the in it stopped. player and resume play ...is received. Each message can only be read once. PTY (4): This button is used to on andoff P r o g r a m ' turn T j q (PTY) seeks adscans. , h s ...
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    ... be last PTY selected.) While the this message is displayed, use to move up and a down the ... PTY you want to listen to. The last PTY selected will be used seek and scan modes. for If a ...5. Repeat the steps for each pushbutton. When battery power is removed and later applied, you will not have ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... the desired second delay before time is updated. RDS mode the tone control (BASS TREBLE) is found. or does not have to be on to use this function, but you must LEVEL: After selectingthe desired tone control, press be tuned to an FM RDS station. the plus (+) ...
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    ...: Press and release this button until the desired BALANCE orFADE control is found. LEVEL: After selectingthe desired BALANCE or (+) FADE control, ..., first press EJECT. While the tape is playing, use the VOL, TONE, LEVEL and DSP controls as you do for the radio. Other just controls may have different ...
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    ... button again to stop scanning. SIDE: Press this button to change the of the tape side that is playing. A EJECT Press the upward triangle button to remove a tape. The radio will play. Eject may be activated with the radio andor the vehicle off ignition off. CLEAN TAPE: If this message appears on ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    .... FF: Press and hold the right arrow fast forward to to another part of the compact disc. Release to return to it playing speed. A EJECT: Press the upward triangle button to remove a compact disc.The radio willplay. Eject may off be activated with the radio and/or the vehicle ienition off. 3-30
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... Rock sports ...sports Talk ...Talk Top40 ...Top40 Weather Weather ... I Presets PTY Factory JPreset- I FM1 Adult Hits Classical News I I I I FM2 Jazz Oldies I I Preset 1 Preset 4 Preset 5 I I I WI I Religious Music Soft Rock R&B I I Public Rock IPreset 6 I Country I Top 40 3-31
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... discs continuously. Normalsize discs may be played using the trays supplied the magazine.The in smaller discs(8 ... CD changer. Protect your CD changer by using the convenience net whenever possible. Place ... on one the trays. Load the trays of from bottom to top, placing a disc on the tray label side ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... disc of the magazine into the changer in the direction the arrow marked on top of the magazine. Close the door sliding it all theway to the left. by When the door is closed, the changer will begin checking for discs in the magazine. This will continue for up to one and a ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... appear on the radio display. If the CD changer is checking the magazine for CDs, the CD symbol will flash ... on the front of the magazine. are All of the CD functions controlled by the radio buttons, exceptfor ejecting the CD ...AM-FM Stereo with Cassette Tape Player, use SEEK-TUNE. For all other audio ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... an hour and try again. CD CHANGER DOOR OPEN displayed whenthe is is CD changer door left ... with Cassette Tape Player.) Completely close changer door to the restore normal operation. SOURCE: Press this ..., thenthe radio will play.) EJECT Slide the CD changer door all the open way and the disc holder ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... the last time your vehicle was It is possible to use aCD adapter kit with your cassette ... by which RKE To activate the bypass feature, use the following steps: transmitter (“1” or “2ମ. symbol on the display will flash three on the driver’s door. times, indicating the feature is active. Insert...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... original VIN in the the radio can be used to trace the radio back to your vehicle. Audio Steering Wheel Controls (If Equipped) Some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel. They include the following: VOLUME: Press the up arrow lever to increase volume and...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...) Program Type (PTY) mode, the up or down arrow lever can be used to perform a PTY preset seek. PSEEK will appear on the display ...normal can be loud and harmful to your hearing. Take precautions by adjusting the volume control on your radioa safe to to sound level before your hearing adapts it. 3-38...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... avoid hearing loss damage: or Adjust the volume control to the lowest setting. Increase volume slowlyuntil ... may interfere with the operation of your vehicle's engine, radio or other systems, and even ... has beenadded improperly. So, before adding sound equipment, check with your dealerand be sure ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... show the indicator prevent the cleaning cassette from being ejected, use the was reset. following steps. If your ...have your tape cleaning cassette. player serviced. Eject the cleaning cassette after the manufacturer's... detergent solution and a cleaner which uses cassette witha fabric belt to clean ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    .- Care of Your Compact Disc Player The use of CD lens cleaner discsis not advised... See your dealerfor a replacementkit and followthe instructions in the kit. 1. -Turnon the ignition and radio ... solvent. 3. Wipe the cloth overthe mast sections, removing it any d r . 4. Wipe dry with a clean cloth. ...
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    ... weather conditions. We've of also included many other useful tips on driving. 4-2 4-3 4-6 4-6 4- 10 4- 12 4-13 4- 14 4-15 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle Braking Steering Off-Road Recovery Passing Loss of Control Driving at Night 4- 17 4-20 4-2i 4-22 4-23 4-23 4-25 ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...place to them yourself. in These simple defensive driving techniques could save your life. Defensive Driving The best advice anyone can give about driving is: Drive defensively. Please start with a very important safety device in your Cadillac: Buckle up. (See "Safety Belts" in the Index.) 4-2
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...vehicle-related deaths have been associated with use the of alcohol, with more than300,000 people .... The obvious way to solve this highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and... situation, the here is some general information on problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) someone...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... in body water, this means that a woman generally will reach a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight when each has same the number of drinks. The law in many U.S. states the legal limit at a BAC sets of of 0.10 percent. In a ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    The body takes about an hour to rid itself alcohol of the in one drink. No amount of coffee or number of cold showers will speed that up. "I'll be careful" isn't the right answer. What if there's an emergency, a need to take sudden action,as when a childdarts into the street? A person ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    Control of a Vehicle You have three systems that make your vehiclego where you want it to... of icy); tire tread; the conditionof your brakes; the weight the of ,of vehicle and the amount brake force applied. ... or ice, it's easy to ask more those control systems than the tires of and road can provide...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... may take longer to stop andthe brake pedal will be harder to push. ANTI LOCK ~ If there's a problem with the 1 anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stayon. See "Anti-Lock Brake System -Warning Light" in the Index. ' '( ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... one are As you brake, your computer keeps receiving updates on of the wheelsis about to stop rolling, the computer will wheel speed and controls braking pressure accordingly. separately work the brakes each front wheel and at at both rear wheels. 4-8
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...Index.) This warning light will come on to let you know if there's a problem with your traction control system. Using ... and reduces engine power to limit wheel spin. See "Traction Control System Warning Light" in the light is on, the system will not Index. When this warning limit wheel spin. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... Driver Information Center. If the system is limiting wheel spin when you press the button, the TRACTION OFF message will display-- but the system won't turn a... when you turn Braking in Emergencies the front wheels. If there's no traction, inertia will keep With anti-lock, you ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...of those places. You can lose control. Refer to in "Traction Control System" the Index. T y to adjust your ... slow down. evasive action -- steering around the problem. If you have Stabilitrak, you may ... you should the collision. Then steer around problem, to the left or adjust your speed. course, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... attention and a quick decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended9 and 3 o'clock positions, you can turn ... as quickly straightenthe wheel once you have avoided the object. /& edge of paved gurtace / If the level of the shoulder is only slightly below the off the pavement, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    .... But take care that someone isn't trying to pass you as you pull out to pass the slow vehicle. Remember to glance over your shoulder and check the blind spot. 0 "Drive ahead." Look down the road, to the sides and to crossroads for situations that might affect your passing patterns. If you ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... skids correspond to your vehicle's three control systems. In the braking skid, your wheels aren't rolling. In ... foot off the accelerator pedal. Remember: Any traction control system helps avoid only the acceleration skid. If your traction control system off, then an is acceleration skid isalso ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...and vehicle control more limited. at Night While driving on a surface with reduced traction, try your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration or braking (including engine ...packed snow on alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. -the road to make a “mirrored surfaceମ.
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... on higher speed roads. Your headlamps can light up only much road ...film caused by dust. Dirty glass makes lights dazzle and flash more than ... place and rest. Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway... out dimly No one cansee as well at night as in the daytime. But as lighted objects...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ...on Roads Wet Rain and wet roads mean driving trouble. On wet can a road, you can'tstop, accelerate ... turn as well because dry your tire-to-road traction isn't as good as on roads. And, if yourtires don't ... much tread you'll get left, even less traction. It's always wise go slower and be to ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... may cause pulling one side.You could lose control of the vehicle. After driving through a large puddlewater or of a car wash, apply your .brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Driving ... even going throughsome car washes can cause problems, too. T r The water may affect your brakes.y ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... it tires do not have much tread if the pressure in one or or if more is low. It can happen a lot of water is standing on the road.If you can see... come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than the underbody your vehicle....
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... is there because the comer is busy enough to a just need it. When light turns green, and before you start to move, check both ways vehicles that... for not cleared the intersection may be running the or red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the for amount of traffic on...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on your turn signal, check as your mirrors and glance ...Once you are on the freeway, adjust your speedthe to posted limit or to prevailing rateif it's slower. Stay the ...to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Just...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...? Wiper Blades:Are they in good shape? Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all levels? Lamps: Are they all ... out. course, you'll find experienced and able service experts in Cadillac dealerships all across North America. They'll be ready and willing to help if ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... scenery, along with hum of the tires on the the road, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind against the vehicle that...sure your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. Keep your eyes moving....sleepy, pull offthe road into a rest, service or parking area and take a nap,...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    .... 0 Keep your vehicle in good shape. Check fluid all levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transaxle. These parts can work .... You may want to shift down to a lowerg e k The lower gearshelp cool your engine and transaxle, and youcan climb the hill better. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... of reflective warning triangles. be driving under severe conditions, include small bag a a of sand, a piece of old carpet or couple of burlap bags to help provide traction. Be sure you properly secure these itemsin your vehicle. 4-25
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    ... or loose snow-- drive with caution. Keep your traction control system on. It improves your ability to ...a slippery road. Even though your vehicle has a traction control system, and you'll want ... down adjust your driving to the road conditions. See "Traction Control System" in the Index. c 4-26
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    Your anti-lock brakes improve your vehicle's stability when you make a hard stop a slippery road. Even on though you havethe anti-lock braking system, you'll want to begin stopping sooner than you would on dry pavement. See "Anti-Lock" in the Index. Allow greater following distance onany ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...smell it, so you might not know it is in yourvehicle. Clear awaysnow from around thebase of your vehicle, especiallyany that is blocking your exhaustpipe. And check around again from time to time be sure to snow doesn't collect there. Open a window just a little on the side of the vehicle that's...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... CTR. FRT. MAX. LOADING & GVWR SAME AS VEHICLE CAPACITY WEIGHT XXX COLD TIRE Then, shut ... Tire-Loading Information label size, found on the driver's door tells you the proper speed rating and ... This weight is called the Vehicle Capacity Weight and of includes the weight all occupants, cargo and all ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...ABOVE. The other label is the Certification label, found on the rear edgeof the driver's door. It tells the gross you weight capacityof your vehicle, called the ...cargo. Never exceed the GVWR your vehicle or the Gross for Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) either the front or for rear axle. it ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...as far forward as you can. Try to spread the weight evenly. Never stack heavier things, ... you don't use the correct equipment and drive properly, you can lose control when... information about towing a-trailer with your vehicle. -- Electronic Level Control This feature keeps the rear of your vehicle...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... is driven. Your engine, Load-pulling components such as the engine, transaxle, axle or other parts could be damaged. are wheel assemblies and tires forced to work harder against the drag of the added weight. The engine is 0 Then, during the first 500 ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...towing package provides the necessary oil cooler for the DeVille or the DeVille d'Elegance to tow a trailer ...253 lbs. (3 751 kg) you have a DeVille or a DeVille d'Elegance without the total ... dealer our trailering information or for Concours, DeVille or DeVille d'Elegance with the advice, or you...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... of your vehicle.The Gross Vehicle Weight of (GVW) includes the curb weight the vehicle, any cargo you ...about your vehicle's maximum load capacity. If you're using a weight-carrying hitch, the...rear edge the see driver's door or "Loading Your Vehicle"in the Index. GVW limit for your Then be ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    .... (900 kg), be sureto use a weigh more than Trailer Brakes properly mounted, weight-distributing hitch and sway control of the proper size. This equipment ... more than 1000 lbs. (450 kg), use trailer brakes. Be sure in to follow the instructions that come with the trailer or vehicle ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... your vehicle trailer moving and and then apply the trailer brake controller by hand to be sure This lets you check your the brakes are working. electrical connection at the same time. During your trip, check occasionally to be sure that the load is secure, and that the lamps and...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... a different turn signal flasher and/or extra wiring. Check with your Cadillac dealer. green arrowson your The instrument panel will flash whenever you signal a turn ... soft down, you might have to use your brakes no longerworkwell. shoulders,curbs,roadsigns,trees or otherobjects....
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...transaxle fluid (don't When the wheel chocks are in place, release the overfill), engineoil, drive belt, cooling system and... your regular brakes and hold pedal down the Engine Cooling When Trailer Towing Your cooling system may temporarily overheat during severe operating conditions.See "Engine ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...--. on the R -lad Here you'll find what do about some problems that can occur on the road. to 5-2 5-3 5-3 5-8 5- 15 Hazard Warning Flashers Other Warning Devices Jump Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating 5-24 5-24 5-34 5-35 If a Tire Goes Flat Changing a...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. A This light on the instrument panel will flash, indicating that the hazard... flashers are on. work The hazard warning flashers will once the button is pressed in regardless of the key position...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... set one up at you the sideof the road about300 feet (100 m) behind your vehicle. Jump Starting If your battery has run down, you may want use to another vehicle and some jumper cables tostart your vehicle. Please follow the steps below to it safely. do Pull outon the collar to turn flashers off. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...othersystem isn't a 12-volt system with a negative ground, bothvehicles can be damaged. A CAUTION: An electric fan can start even when the engine up is not running and can injure Keep hands, you. clothing and tools away from any underhood electric fan. 5-4
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    5 . Start by removing the red positive(+) terminal cover. Using a match neara battery cancause battery gas to explode. People have been hurt doing this, and some have beenblinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. Be sure the battery has enough You don't water. need to add water to ...
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    6. Check that the jumper cables don't have loose or missing insulation.. they do, you could... and negative (-) will go to an unpainted Don't metal engine part a body metal surface. or connect ... your hands away from moving parts is once the engine running. 7. Connect thered.positive (+) cable tothe...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...cable at least 18 inches (46 cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection is just as good there, but the chanceof sparks ... awhile. 12. Try to start the vehicle with the dead battery. If it won't start after a few tries, probably it needs service. 5-7
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    ... like fog lamps, aero skirting or special tires and wheels, these instructions may not becorrect. Before you do anything, ... accident, what was damaged. When the towing service arrives, let the tow operator know that this manual contains towing instructions and illustrations. The onerator may want to ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... not fully secured. 0 Never get under your vehicleafter it has been liftedby the tow truck. Always securethe vehicle on each side with separate safety chains when towing it. Never use J-hooks. Use only T-hooks the in front T-hook slots and only R-hooks in the rear R-hook slots. Rear Towing 5-9
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    ...your vehicleis being towed, have the ignition key turned to OFF. The steering wheel should be clamped in a straight-ahead position, with a clamping device designed for towing service. Do... damaged. If these limitations must be exceeded, then the drive wheels have to be supported on a dolly. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... type equipment or fascidfog lamp damage occur. Use wheel-lift will or carcarrier equipment. Additional ... may be required car-carrier equipment. Use for safety chainsand wheel straps. Towing a vehicle .... Damage can occur from vehicle to ground or vehicle to wheel-lift equipment. To help avoid damage, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    Attach T-hook chainson both sides,in the slotted holes in the bottomof the frame rails, behind the front wheels. These slots are to be used when loading and securing to Attach a separate safety chain around the outboard end car-carrier equipment. arm. of each lower control 5-12
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    ...type equipment rear or bumper valance damage will occur. Use wheel-lift or car-carrier equipment. ... required car-carrier equipment. Use for safety chains and wheel straps. Towing a vehicle over ... vehicle. Damagecan occur from vehicle to ground or vehicle to wheel-lift equipment. To help avoid damage, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    Attach R-hook chains to R-hook slots in the frame the These rails just ahead of the rear wheels on both sides. slots are to be used when loading and securing to car-carrier equipment. of each Attach a separate safety chain around the end axle inboardof the spring. 5-14
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ...Overheating You will findan ENGINE COOLANT HOT, IDLE OVERHEATED ENGINE message or an ENGINE STOP,...temperature warninglight andor gage on the instrument panel.See “Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Lightମ. any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the causeof coolant loss, change ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...Engine CAUTION: I Steam froman overheated engine can burn you badly, even if you just open thehood. Stay away from the engine you see or hear steam if... get everyone away from thevehicle until it cools down. Wait until there is no... could be badly burned. Stop your engine if it overheats, and get out...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...: If your engine catches fire because you keep driving with no coolant, your vehicle can be badly damaged. The...hear no see steam, the problem may not be serious. Sometimes too the engine can get alittle ...f warning, turn off the engine and get everyone outo the vehicle until it cools down. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... safe to lift the hood, here's what you'll see: A CAUTION: An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up even when the engine is not running ... surge tank is boiling, don't do anything else until cools down. it A. Coolant Surge Tank with Pressure Cap B. Electric Engine Fans 5-18
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...burned. Get any leak fixed before you drive the vehicle. If it isn't, the coolant level should indicated by a be CHECK COOLANTLEVEL message on the Driver Information ... somewhere else in the cooling system. I NOTICE: Engine damageif you keeprunning your engine by without coolant isn't ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank If you haven't founda problem yet, but the coolant level (2.5 isn't at the proper level inches (6.4...water (preferably distilled) andDEX-COOL' coolant at the coolant surge tank, but be sure the cooling system, including the coolant ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... Use a 50/50 mixture of clean water and DEX-COOL@coolant. I NOTICE: In cold weather, water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater ... use the recommended coolant. 1. You can remove the coolant surge tank pressure cap when the cooling system, including the coolant surge ...
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    2. Then keep turning the cap, but now push down as you turn it. Remove the pressure cap. 3. Then fill the coolant surgetar& with the proper mixture, up to the base the filler neck. of 5-22
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... the off, engine and let run until you can feel the upper it radiator hose getting hot. Watch out the engine for cooling fans. By this time, the coolant level inside the coolant If surge tank may be lower. the level is lower, add more of the ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...require same correction you'd use in a the skid. In any rear blowout, remove your foot ... ( ) P. accelerator pedal. Get the vehicle under control by 2. Set the parkingbrake firmly. It steering theway... part shows how to use your tire farthestaway from the one being changed. jacking equipment to change...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    Removing the Spare Tire Tools and The following steps will tell you how to the jack and use change a tire. The equipment you'll needis in the trunk. Pull the of un carpeting from the floor the trunk. T r the retainer (center dial) on the compact spare cover left to to the remove it. ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    Lift up the tireto remove it from the trunk. Turn the nut holding the and wheel wrenchto the jack jack and wrench. left and removeit. Then remove the 5-26
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    Removing the Wheel Cover '. The tools you'll be using include jack (A) and the the wheel wrench (B). There is a center wheel cover the aluminum wheel. on pry Using the flat end.of the wheel wrench, gently the wheel cover off. Be careful not to scratch the aluminum try ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... off the jack,you could be badly injured killed. Never get under or a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. I A CAUTION: 1. Using the wheel wrench, loosen all the wheel nuts. Don't remove them yet. 2. Turn the jack handle to the rightto ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... flat tire. Put the compact spare tire near you. 4. Raise the vehicle by turning the jack handle tothe right. Raise the vehicle enough off the ground for far the spare tire to fit under the vehicle. 5. Remove all wheel nuts and take the flat tire. off 5-29
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    6. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. A CAJTION: Never use .... The wheel could come off and cause an accident. Whenyou change a wheel, remove anyrust ordirt from theplaces where the wheel attaches to the vehicle. In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... thejack handle to the left. Lower the completely. jack A 3 CAUTIO1 ~ Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly tightened wheel ... could lead to accident. an Be sure touse thecorrect wheel nuts. If you have to replace them, besure to get new GM original equipment wheel nuts. Stop somewhere as soon you can...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...someone. Store all these place. Don't try to put a wheel cover on your compact spare in the proper tire. It ... so the front is in the well and the rear is outthe well. of Wheel covers won't fit on your compact spare. If you try to put wheel cover on your compact a spare, you could damage thecover...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    Secure thetire with the retainer that was used to hold the compact sparein place. Store the cover as far forward as possible. Storing the Spare Tireand Tools I Storing a jack, a tire or other equipment in the passenger compartmentof the vehicle could cause injury. In a ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    The compact spareis for temporary use only. Replace Compact Spare Tire the compact spare tire ... tire as soon as you can. See the storage instructions label to replace your Although the compact spare ...it compact spare into your trunk properly. Check the inflation pressure regularly. It should be 60 psi...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ...the rails. That can damage the and wheel, tire and maybe other parts of your vehicle. Don’t use your compact spare on ..., the transaxleor other parts of the vehicle can overheat. That could causean engine compartment fire or other damage. When you’re stuck, spin the wheels little as possible. Donମ.
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    .... should Spinning your wheels can destroy parts of your off. turn your traction control system (See "Traction vehicle as well as the tires. If ... shift, and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transaxle in gear. If that doesn't get is For information about using chains on ...
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    ... Engine Oil Air Cleaner Automatic Transaxle Fluid Engine Coolant Windshield Washer Fluid Brakes Battery Bulb Replacement Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement Headlamp ... of Cleaning the Outside Your Vehicle Cleaning Aluminumor Chrome Wheels (If Equipped) Underbody Maintenance Chemical Paint...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... some of your own service work, you'll Your dealer knows your vehicle best and wants to you It want to use the proper Cadillac Service Manual. tells be happy with it. hope you'll go to your dealer We for all your service needs. You'll get ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... Manufacturers Association better vehicle performance and engine protection. Gasolines meetingthe AAMA specification could provide improved driveability and emission control system protection compared other gasolines. to ... you hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. But don't worry if you ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... Motors recommends that you use these gasolines they comply with the if to your authorized Cadillac dealer diagnosis to for specifications described earlier. determine ... on. If this occurs, return to your authorized Cadillac dealerfor service. Some gasolines thatare not reformulated ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... other fuel not or recommended in the previous text on fuel. Costly repairs caused by use of improper fuel wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Filling Your Tank To check on fuel availability, askan auto club, or contact a major company that does ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...is located to the left of the steering wheel next to the headlamp knob and on the remote keyless entry transmitter. The button only works in PARK (P) when the ignition key is in any position....the left hand side. Pull it to release the fuel door. While refueling, hang the cap the tether from ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... you needa new cap, besure to get the right type. Your dealer can get one for I you get you. f the wrong type, may not fit properly. This may it cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and your fueltank and emissions system may be damaged. See "Malfunction Indicator Lamp" in the Index. 3
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    .... An electric fan under the hood can start up and injure you evenwhen the engine is not... and underhood electric fan. - Checking ThingsUnder the Hood Things that burn can on hot engine parts and get.... These include liquids like gasoline, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washerand other fluids, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... the leverinside the vehicle to open the hood. It is located on the lower left side of the instrument panel. Then go to the front of the vehicle and find the secondary hood release lever which located under the is front edge of the grille. Lift up on the release lever as you raise the hood. 6-9
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    When you open the hood, you'll see: A. Battery B. Coolant Fill Location C. Power Steering Fluid D. Oil Fill Location E. Engine Oil Dipstick Location F. Brake Master Cylinder G. Transaxle DipsticMFluid Fill Location H. Air Cleaner I. Windshield Washer Fluid ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... you don't, the oil dipstick might not show the actual'level. " . I " U...". ' A CHECK O L LEVEL message will appear when the I engine oil is approximately 1 quart (1 L) low. If the message is displayed, check the dipstick level and-add oil as needed. I 6-...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ...then push it back in all the way. Remove it again, keeping the tip down, and check the level. I NOTICE: Don't add too much oil. your engine has If so... sideof the engine. Turn the cap to the left to remove it. When to Add Engine Oil If the oil is at or below the ADD line, then ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    What Kind of Engine Oilto Use Oils recommended for your vehicle can be identified by looking for the "Starburst" symbol. ... be sure the oil put into your engineis American Petroleum Institute certified for gasoline engines. You should also use the proper viscosity for your oil vehicle, as shown in...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... conditions, the indicator come on may 000 Use only engine oil with the American Petroleum before 3,000..."Starburst" symbol. Failure to use the oil change. recommended oil can result in engine damage not... and easier cold starting better protectionfor your engine at extremely low temperatures. 6-14
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... with Used Oil Did you know that used engine oil contains certain elements thatmay be unhealthy... or properly throw away clothing or rags containing used engine (See oil. the manufacturer's warningsabout the use... to drain all free-flowing oil the engine has cooled before following these steps to from...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... radiator hose (not shown) and the U other latch-islocated next to the T sensor. 5. Pivot the air cleaner and air duct assembly toward the frontof the vehicle. Remove the cover. 3. Disconnect the air duct from the mass aifflow sensor. 6-16
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    Follow these steps to reinstall the air cleaner assembly: 1. Slide the air cleaner lid the slots inthe front ... the air cleaner cover and air duct assembly the are downward. Make sure that both latches secure and... 6. Take out the air cleaner filter and remove any loose debris that may be found laying ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... the air cleaner off. A good time to check your automatic transaxle fluid level is when the engine oil changed. is Change both the fluid and filter every 50,... Use such as limousine service. 0 0 NOTICE: If the air cleaner is off, a backfke can cause a damaging engine fire. And, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...Check Because this operation can belittle difficult, you may a choose to have this done your Cadillac dealership at Service Department. If you doit yourself, be ... speed for quite a while. Checking the Fluid Level 0 Park your vehicle on level place. Keep the a engine running. With ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ..., push radiator hose and below the air cleaner assembly on the dipstick back in all the way. Replaceair the the driver's side the engine. Remove the of air cleaner assembly. cleaner assembly so you can reach the transaxle fluid is cap. The assembly attached ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    If the fluid level low, add only enough of the proper is fluid to bring the level into ... warranty. 3. After adding fluid, recheck the fluid level as described under "How to Check." 4. When the correct fluid ... start the engine. 2. Press and hold theO W and rear defog buttons on the climate control ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...Coolant The cooling s stem in your vehicle is filled with DEX-COOL engine coolant. This coolant is designed to remain in your vehicle for 5 years ... warranty. The following explains your cooling system and how to add coolant when is low. If you have a problem it with engine overheating,see "Engine ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...water (preferably of distilled) and one-halfDEX-COOL@coolant which parts. If you .... to NOTICE: If you use an improper coolant mixture, your engine could overheat ... parts. If you have to add coolant more than four times a year,... mixture of clean water and DEX-COOL@coolant. NOTICE: I you usethe proper ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... passenger's side of the engine. The cooling system is under a of pressure when it is lot hot. If the CHECK COOLANT LEVEL message appears .... HHrnrnrnrn If the CHECK COOLANT LEVEL message comes on, it means you're low on engine coolant. For more information,see "Check Coolant Level" message in the ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... Coolant If you need more coolant, add the proper DEX-COOL@ coolant mixtureat the surge tank, but only when the engine is cool. Surge Tank Pressure ... itis tight. cap, Thermostat Engine coolant temperature controlled by a thermostat is in the engine coolant system. thermostat stops the...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...fluid reservoir is located next to the coolant surge.tankon the passenger's side of the engine. How To Check Power Steering Fluid When the engine compartment is cool, wipe the cap of the and the top the ... fluid can cause leaks and damage hoses and seals. When to Check Power Steering Fluid ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... cold. This allows for expansion if freezing occurs, which could damage the tank it is if completely full. Don't use engine coolant (antifreeze) in your windshieldwasher. It can damage your washer system and paint. 0 0 0 The windshield washerfluid ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... damaged. Add brake fluid only when work is done on the brake hydraulic system. When your brake fluid falls to a low level, your brake warning light will come See "Brake System Warning on. Light" in the Index. 6-28
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... fluid reservoir and the cap area aroundthe cap before removing it. This will help keep dirt from entering the reservoir. NOTICE: Using the wrong fluid can badlydamage ... just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system candamage brake system parts...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... may cause a brake or squeal when the brakes are applied or lightly first applied. This does not mean something ... wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. Brake Pedal Travel See your ... increase in pedal travel. This could be sign of brake trouble. a NOTICE: Continuing to drive with worn-out ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... a (-) Its many parts have to be of top quality and work well or more, remove the black, negative cable from the battery.This will helpkeep your battery from ... puts the wrong replacement in brake parts. Battery Every new Cadillac has ACDelco Freedom@ battery. an of You never have to add...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... changing procedure not listedthis in section, contactyour dealer's service department. Headlamps HnlogenBulbs A A CAUdC J: A A Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas...injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. 1. To access the headlamps,lift the cover as shown. 6-32
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    L 2. Turn the headlamp housing socket to the leftto unlock the socket from the lamp housing. 3. Disconnect the socket from the harnessby separating the locking clip. 4. Install the new bulb and socket to the wiring harness connector. Makesure that the harness is locked to the bulb socket. 6-33
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... off headlamps. To access, lift the headlamp cover (see Step 1 under "Headlamps"). I 5. Reinstall the headlamp housing socket back into the headlamp assembly. 2. Turn the housing socketto the rightto unlock the socket from the lamp housing. 6-...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    r3. Remove the turn signal lamp housing socket and replace the bulb. Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) 1. Lift the trim cover to remove. 2. Twist the socket to the left remove the socket and and bulb from housing. the 6-35
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...Rear Thm A 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 the lamp housing to of If access the bulb sockets. you can't ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    3. Press the bulb socket housing lever rotate the ind socket to the left to remove it. 4. Replace the bulb by pressing and turning it to the left. 5. Once you have installed the new bulb and socket into the lamp housing, insert the tab on lower portion the of the lamp housing first, then gently ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...the hole on the wiper r blade assembly and snap into place to install. it Headlamp Aiming Your vehicle ... see Headlamps on damaged vehicles may require recalibration of the horizontal aim by your dealer. To check the... vehicle should be fully assembled and all other work stopped while headlamp aiming ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... these steps: 0 NOTICE: L .. To make sure your headlamps are aimed properly, read all the instructions before beginning. Failure to follow these instructions could cause damage to headlamp parts. . ,. . For the vertical adjustment, state inspection stations ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    2. Check the vertical headlamp aim first. Keep in mind 3. After the vertical aim is correct, check the horizontal that your vehicle needs be on a level surface. Turn to aim for each headlamp and adjust as necessary. Turn the vertical aiming screw until ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...have questions about yourtire warranty and where obtain service,see ,to your-CadillacWarranty bookletfor details....pose the same danger as the rear edge the driver's door, of shows the correct overloaded tires. The resultihg ...re cold. could cause serious injury. Check all tires "Cold" means your ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ...not. If your tires How to Check don't have enough (underinflation), can air you Use a good quality pocket-type gage to check tire get the following: pressure. You can't tell ...the valve stems. NOTICE: (Continued) by They help prevent leaks keeping out dirt and moisture. 6-42
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... "Wheel Nut Torqoe" in \ the Index. Rust or dirt a wheel, or on theparts to which on it is fastened, can make wheel... come and cause an accident. When you change wheel, remove a any rust or dirt from places where wheel the attaches to the vehicle.\ In an emergency, you can use a cloth or a paper ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ... will continue to have tires that are designed to give proper endurance, handling, speed rating, traction, ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle.If your tires havean all-season tread design, the TPC number will be ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ...: Mixing tires could causeyou to lose control while driving. I you mix tires ... General Motors passenger on cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these .... If you use bias-ply tires on your vehicle, the wheel rim flanges.... A tire and/or wheel could fail suddenly, causing crash. Use only radial...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ...and possible tire failure. on wet pavement as measured under controlled Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance ... C may have poor The wheels on your vehicle were aligned and balanced traction performance. carefully ... on braking (straight ahead) traction tests and does not Scheduled wheel alignment and wheel ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... will be sure to have the right wheel, wheel bolts and wheel nuts for your Cadillac model. Using the wrong replacement wheels, wheel bolts or wheel nuts on your ... wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometeror -odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... Wheels Tire Chains NOTICE: Putting a used wheel on yourvehicle is dangerous. You can't know how ...and cause an accident. If you have toreplace a wheel, use a new GM original equipmentwheel. Use.... Drive slowly and follow the chain manufacturer's instructions.If you can hear the chains contacting ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... a container to clean your vehicle, besure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when you're cleaning inside. the Don't use any of these unless this manual says you can. In...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... sauce and unknown stains can be removed as follows: 1. Carefully scrape off excess stain. 2. First, clean with cool water and allow dry ...a clean cloth and dry. let Use warm water and a clean cloth. Special Fabric Cleaning Problems Rub with a clean, damp clothto remove jirt. You Stains caused by such...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ...a leather cleaner. See your dealer for this product. Cleaning Wood Panels Use a clean cloth moistened warm, soapy water (use in Dry ... Safety Belts Keep beltsclean imd dry. Cleaning the Topof the Instrument Panel , . I Use only mild soap and water to clean the top surfaces of the instrument panel....
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... P r No. 1050427) or a liquid household glass cleaner at will remove normal tobacco smoke and dust films on interior glass. Don't use abrasive cleaners on...strength windshield washer solvent. Then rinse the blade with water. Check the wiper blades and clean them as necessary;...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... as possible. If necessary, use non-abrasive cleaners that are marked safe for painted surfaces to remove foreign matter. Exterior painted surfaces are subject to...)soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." Finish Care Occasional ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome Wheels (If Equipped) Keep your wheels clean using soft clean cloth with a mild... or abrasive cleaning brushes on them because you could darnage the surface. You may use chrome polish on chrome wheels, but avoid any painted surfacethe of wheel, and buffoff immediately after ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...up can materials availablefrom your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas finish damagecan be ... surface. Although no defect in the paint causes this, Cadillac job will repair, at no charge to owner, ... Chemicals usedfor ice and snow removal and dust control cancollect on the underbody.If these ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... smoke and fingerprints Glass Cleaner Cleans and lightly waxes Wash Wax Concentrate Protects leather, ... rubber and vinyl Cleans carpets, seats, interior trim, door panels Multi-Purpose Interior ..., fingerprints and surface contaminants Finish Enhancer Removes light scratches and oxidation and protects ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... electrical to your vehicle, "Servicing see Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle"in the Index. Engine Identification The'Sthcharacter in your VINis the engine ... code will help you identify your engine, specifications parts. and replacement Service Parts Identification Label You'...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...the wipers will stop until the motor cools. overload, is caused by some electrical problem, be sure to have it ...breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit untilthe problem is fixed or goes away. I-[ (OY) BD3 (A P ) LMS IGN1 J (( ) 7 ) F [iGGG) (BRAKESJ [sEATs] [CooLS-l p, Q STARTER RELAY
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... Door Release Solenoids and Relays, Door LocWnlock Relays, Damper Relay (DeVille Concours Only), Parking Lamp Relay, Right and Left..., Radio Fuse, DAB Relay, Trunk and Fuel Door Release Relay, High Beam Relay,...Left Low Beam Fuse, Stop Fuse, Fog Lamp Relay (DeVille Concours Only), DRL Relay ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... and Rear Fog Lamp Relay (DeVille Concours Only), Control Power Back-up Relay... and Solenoid, Park/Rev Fuse, Park Relay, PCM Fuse, AC Compressor Fuse and Relay, Fan Relay ABS Brake Modulator CoolingFanRelays ...vehicle: the engine compartment fuse block and the rear compartment fuse block. BRAKES COOL ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... IDENTIFICATION AJC COMP ECS PCM(BAT) PARKIREV AIC COMP RELAY 0 ,0 ,0 , I IPCM(IGN)I DIS CRUISE RELAY The fuse block is located next the air cleaner on the to driver's side of the engine.Lift the ... Switch, Right and Left Cornering Lamps, Right and Left Position Lamp Relays (Export)
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ...Opener, Courtesy Lamp Relay, Front Reading Lamps, Rear Vanity Lamps and Reading Lamps (DeVille Concours/d'Elegance Only) Front Rear and Cigarette ... Relay (DeVille ConcoursOnly), Fog Lamp Relay (DeVille Concours Only), Right and Left Fog Lamps (DeVille Concours Only) DRL FOG IGN 0 (ENG)*...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...Pressure Cutoff Switch Injectors 1 , 4 , 6 , 7 Injectors 2, 3, 5, 8 IGN- 1 Rear Ignition-1 Relay, Fog Lamp Relays (DeVille Concours Only), Control PowerBack-up, D l U Relay, Ignition Switch in ... Switch AC Compressor Relay, Cooling Fan Relays 1,2,3, Compressor Clutch PCM TCC andExterior Travel ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... Stalk, PZM, TCC Switches SDM Electronic Level Control (ELC) PZM Relay, ELC Sensor (DeVille Only), ELC Compressor Electronic Flasher, Turn/Hazard Switch ..., Right and Left Heated Seat Switches (Optional) Usage Road Sensing Suspension (RSS) (DeVille Concours Only) PRNDL, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ...) Trunk Pull-Down 'Motor Power Mast Antenna Road. Sensing Suspension Module (DeVille Concours Only), Damper Relay (DeVille Concours Only) Tr~~nk Release Relay, Trunk Release Solenoid, Fuel Door Release Relay, Fuel Filler Door Release Solenoid, Door Lock Relay, Left ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...Displacement .4.6L DOHC V8 Q p e ...VIN Engine Code DeVille and DeVdle d'Elegance ...Y Concours ...9 Horsepower DeVille and DeVille d'Elegance ...275 (bhp)...) @ 6000 rpm 6-66 Torque DeVille Numbei. and DeVille d'Elegance ...300... Cooling System ...10.68 quarts (l0.i L) Fuel Tank ...20 gallons (75...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    Air Conditioning Refrigerants Not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs If refrigerant, be sure proper refrigerant is used. the you're not sure, ask ... Fuel Filter Element ...AC Type GF-624 Engine Oil Filter ...AC Type PF-58 PCV ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 355
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  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... 7 Customer Assistance Information Here you will find how to contact Cadillac you need assistance. This section also tells how to obtain service out if you ... Text Telephone (TTY) Users Roadside Service Roadside Service for the Hearing or Speech Impaired Gold Key Courtesy Transportation ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    CustomerSatisfactionProcedure Cadillac dealers the have facilities, trained technicians and up-to-date information promptly address any to concerns you may... -- Discuss your concern with a member of dealership management. Normally, concerns can be quickly resolved at that level.the matter has If 7-2
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    STEP TWO -- If after contacting a member of dealership management,it appears your concern cannot be resolved by the dealership without further help, contact the Cadillac Customer Assistance Center, 24 hours a day, by calling 1-800-458-8006. In Canada, contact GM of Canada Customer Communication ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    .... When contacting Cadillac, please remember that your concern will likely be resolved in the dealership, using the dealer's ..., or of (TTYs), speech-impaired and who use Text Telephones Cadillac hasTTY equipment available .... Any TTY user can communicate with Cadillac by dialing: 1-800-833-CMCC. (TTY ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... travels with specially equipped a service vehicle complete with the necessary Cadillac parts and tools... than an is auto club or towing service. It provides every Cadillac of owner with the advantage contacting... Privileges at "no charge," throughout your 1998 Cadillac Warranty Period - - 48 months...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    Emergency Road Service is performed on site the for following situations: TowingService 0 0 Battery Jump Starting Lock Out Assistance FuelDelivery Flat Tire Change (Covers change only) Trip Interruption -- If your trip is interrupted due to a warranty failure, incidental expenses may be reimbursed ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...your towed to the nearest car Cadillac dealership. Reaching Roadside Service Dial the toll-free ..., home telephone number 0 Location of your Cadillac and number you are calling from The model ... Roadside Service is prepared to assist owners who have hearing difficultiesor are speech impaired. Cadillac ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... Owner Privileges Gold Key is Courtesy Transportation. It just one more exampleof is Cadillac's commitment to provide the services you expect and ... Transportation helps you get where you need to be when your Cadillac in the dealership is for warranty service.* In Canada, please consult your dealer ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... but thereis often no reason you to wait at for the dealership. Cadillac helps minimize inconvenience to you by providing several transportation options.... source. *Some restrictions may apply. Please consult your Cadillac dealer concerning specific Gold Key Courtesy Transportation benejits ofSered by...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... For Canadian Vehicles a vehicle provided under provisions of Gold Key the are Courtesy Transportation, you responsible for In Canada,for warranty repairs... incurred for such items as fuel used, additional Vehicle Coverage period the New Vehicle Limited in insurance coverage and any taxes fees levied ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ... Motors reserves right to the change eligibility limitations and/orto discontinue its participation in this program....: BBB AUTO LINE Both Cadillac and your Cadillac dealer are committed to Council... Warranty.To assist in resolving these in disagreements, Cadillac voluntarily participates BBB AUTO LINE...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... Some state laws may require you to use this program a before filing a claim with state-run... information, contact the BBB at 1-800-955-5100 or the Cadillac Customer 1-800-458-8006. Assistance Center... However,NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General Motors...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ... Service and Owner Publications in Canada Service manuals, owner’s manuals and other service literature are available purchase for ...€™ll notify us. Please call us at 1-800-458-8006 or write: Cadillac Customer Assistance Center Cadillac Motor Car Division P.O. Box 436004 Pontiac, MI 48343-6004 7-13
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ..., money order, it in or credit card information Helm, incorporated (address below.) to CURRENT PUBLICATIONS FOR 1998 CADILLAC SERVICE MANUALS Service Manuals have the diagnosis and ... SELL PRICE:$15.00 Without Portfolio: Owner's Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE:$1 0.00 CURRENT &...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...within days of receipt. Please allow ade uate time for postal 10 service. If further information is needed, write to the address s own ... Canadian Customers: All listed pricesare quoted in U.S. funds. Canadian residents are to make checks payable U.S. funds. To cover Canadian postage, $11 50 plus the ...
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  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... AirBag ...1-21 How Does it Restrain ...1-26 1-24 Howitworks ...Location ...1-24 Readiness Light ...1.23,2.68 Servicing ...1-29 What Makes it Inflate ...1-26 What... Balance. Tire ...6-46 Aluminum Wheels. Cleaning ...6-54 Analog Cluster Climate Control Panel ...3-6 . Analog Control Buttons ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ... Charging Message ...2-82 Replacement. Remote Keyless Entry ...2-9 Volts High Message ...2-83 Volts Low Message ...2-83 Warnings ...5-3. ...Tire...Charging System Indicator Light...2-69 Check Brake Fluid Level Message ...2-83 Check Coolant Level Message ...2-84 Check Fuel Gage Message...2-84 Check Gas ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... TopStrap ...1-42 1-41 WheretoPut ...CHMSL ...6-35 Chrome Wheels. Cleaning ...6-54 Cigarette ...2-55 Circuit ......6-60 Cleaner. Air ...6-15 Cleaning Aluminum or Chrome Wheels ...6-54 6-50 Fabric ...6-52 Glass... Mirror ...2-53 Coolant ...6-22. 6-24 Heater. Engine ...2-21 5-20 Surge Tank ...Cooling System...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... Level Control ...4-31 Electronic Solar Sensor ...3-9 Engine ...6-10 Compartment Fuse Block...6-61 Coolant ...6-22, 6-24 Coolant Heater ...2-21 Coolant Hot-Idle Engine Message ...2-84 . Coolant Temperature Gage ...2-73 Coolant Temperature Warning Light ...2-72 Exhaust ...2-32, 4-28 ECC
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ... ...Ethanol ...6-4 Exhaust. Engine ...2.32.4.28 2-34 Express-Down Window ...Exterior Lighting ...2- 10 Exterior Lighting Battery Saver ...2-46 Fabric Cleaning ...6-50 3.2. 6 3. Fan Button ...... and Circuit Breakers ...6-60 Gages 2-73 Engine Coolant Temperature ...2-77 Fuel ...Tachometer ...2-...
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  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... Brake Indicator ...Safety Belt Reminder ...1.7.2.68 Service Engine Soon ...2-73 Traction Control System Warning ...2.72.4.9 4-29 Loading Your Vehicle ...Locks ... Door ...2.5.2.91 2-6 Rear Door Security ...Tmnk Release ...2-11 2-92 Lock/UnlockConfirmation ...Low-Refrigerant N C Off...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... ...2-96 Oil Life Indicator. How to Reset ...6-15 Oil Pressure Light ...2-76 Oil Pressure Low Stop Engine Message ...2-86 OnStar System ...2-57 ... Use of Safety Belts ...1-20 Problems on the Road ...5-1 Program Pass Key Message ...2-86 Programmable Automatic Door Locks ...2-5. 2-91...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... 2-52 Recirculation ...3-5, 3-9 Reclining Front Seatbacks ...1-4 Refrigerants, Air Conditioning ...6-67 Remote Fuel Door Release ...6-6 2-7 Keyless Entry ...Trunk Release ...2- 11 Remote Recall Memory ...2-93 Remove Key Message ...2-86 Replacement Bulbs ...6-...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ...13. 7-14 Bulletins. Ordering ...Charging System Message...2-87 2-87 Electrical System Message ...Engine Soon Light ...2-73 2-87 Fuel System Message...2-87 Idle Control Message ...7-13. 7- 14 Manuals. Ordering ...6-57 Parts Identification Label ......
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ......Sunroof ...2-58 Supplemental Inflatable Restraint ...1-21 Surge Tank. Coolant ...5-20 6-25 Surge Tank Pressure Cap ...Symbols.Vehicle... Telephone.Cellular ...2-56 Temperature Controls ...3.2.3.6 Theft ...2-14 Security Override ...2-16 Theft System Problem. Car May Not Restart Message 2-88 .. Theft...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... ...2-30 Torque, Wheel Nut...5 -3 1, 6-66 4-3 1 Towing a Trailer ...Towing Your Vehicle ...5-8 Traction Control System ...4-9 Control System Warning Light ...2-72, 4-9 EngagedMessage ...2-89... Tires ...4-34 Towing ...4-31 Turnsignals ...4-37 Weight ...4-33 Wiring Harness ...4-36 Trans Fluid ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ...56 Visors. Sun ...2-56 w a r n i n g Devices ...5-3 Warning Lights. Gages and Indicators ...2-67 WarrantyInformation ... ...6-47 Wrench ...5.26. 5.27 Wheel Cover. Removing ...5-27 Windows ...2-33 Express-... Wiring. Headlamp ...6-58 Wood Panels. Cleaning ...6-51 WreckerTowing ...5-8 Wrench. Wheel ...5.26....
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    =. l\ Service Station Checkpoints REMOTE BATTERY TERMINAL ENGINE COOLANT SURGE TANK P6-24 1. TIRES P6-41 SECONDARY HOOD RELEASE P6-9 FUEL DOOR RELEASETAB P6-6 WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID P6-26 DOOR P6-6 FUEL REMOTE DOOR AND TRUNK RELEASE P2-11 AND 6-6 For detailed information, ...
  • 1998 Cadillac DeVille | Owner's Manual - Page 386
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