2006 Cadillac STS-V Owner's Manual

2006 Cadillac STS-V Manual

2006 Cadillac STS-V manual table of contents:

  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2006 Cadillac STS/STS-V Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-2 Rear Seats ...1-7 Safety Belts ...1-8 Child Restraints ...1-26 Airbag System ...1-48 Restraint System Check ...1-63 Features and Controls ...2-1 Keys ...2-3 Doors and Locks ...2-12 Windows ...2-17 Theft-...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, CADILLAC, the CADILLAC Crest & Wreath, and the name STS are registered trademarks of General Motors ... for the vehicle. Pictures and words work together in the owner manual to explain things. Index A good place to quickly ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    Safety Warnings and Symbols There are a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to tell about things that could hurt you if you were to ignore the warning. You will also find a circle with a slash through it in this book. This safety symbol means "Do Not," "Do ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Vehicle Damage Warnings Also, in this manual you will find these notices: Notice: These mean there ... to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE ..., Gages, and Indicators in Section 3 Audio System(s) in Section 3 Engine Compartment Overview in Section 5 iv
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    These are some examples of symbols that may be found on the vehicle: v
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    ✍ NOTES vi
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Position ...1-43 Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position ...1-45 Airbag System ...1-......1-63 Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash ...1-64 Front Seats ...1-2 Power Seats ...1-2... Belt Use During Pregnancy ...1-20 Right Front Passenger Position ...1-21 Rear Seat Passengers...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...power seat controls are located on the outboard sides of the front seat cushions. If your vehicle... lumbar support in an area of the lower seatback with this control, located on the outboard sides of the front seat..., press and hold the front of the control. To decrease support, press and hold the rear...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... to be saved and recalled. See Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel on page 2-70 for more information. z (Heated Seat and Seatback): This ... shut off when the vehicle is turned off. Heated Seats Your vehicle may have heated front seats. The buttons are located on the climate control panel. 1-3
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... may have heated and ventilated front seats. The buttons are located on the climate control.... Pressing either the heated seat or ventilated part of the seat button will start that feature at the highest... is turned off. z (Heated Seat and Seatback): { (Ventilated Seat): the ventilated seat. This part...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... safety belts cannot do their job when you are reclined like this. The shoulder belt cannot do its job because it will not be against your body. Instead, it will be in front of you. In a crash, you could go into it, receiving neck or other injuries. The lap belt cannot do its job either. In a crash,...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Head Restraints The front and rear head restraints lock into place when raised. To release the head restraint and lower it, press the tab located at the base of the restraint. The front head restraints also tilt forward and rearward. Adjust your head restraint so that ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...the button will indicate the setting; 3 is the highest, 1 is the lowest. To turn the feature off, keep pressing the button until the indicator light goes off....control the heated rear seats are located on the back of the center console. The engine must be running for the heated seat feature to work. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    Safety Belts {CAUTION: Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. It is extremely dangerous to ride in...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... badly hurt or killed. After more than 30 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter...a lot! Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on anything, you go as fast as it goes. Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it is just a seat on wheels. 1-9
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider does not stop. 1-10
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    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... or the instrument panel... 1-11
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts - not instead of them. Every airbag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you are in a vehicle that has airbags, you still have to buckle up to get the most protection....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... and I never drive far from home, why should I wear safety belts? How to Wear Safety Belts Properly This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special things to know about safety belts and children. And there are different rules for ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 1-14 6. To make the lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder belt. 7. This safety belt has a feature that will reduce the tension of the safety belt on the occupant's shoulder...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching the thighs. In a crash, this applies ... fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: 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. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It will not give nearly as much ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Q: What is wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which are not as strong...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the body. To unlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. When the seatbelt is unbuckled or when the vehicle is turned off, the tension reducer will deactivate. The belt should go back out of the way. 1-19
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... The belt should be away from your face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder. To move it down, press the release button (A) and move the .... You can move the height adjuster up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, and the lap portion ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    Right Front Passenger Position To learn how to wear the right front passenger's safety belt properly, see Driver Position on page 1-13. The right front passenger's safety belt works the same way as the driver's safety belt - except for one...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... safety belt quickly if you ever had to. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on ... go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces.... lap part tight, pull up on the shoulder part. 1-22 The safety belt locks if there is a ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... your body. Rear shoulder belt comfort guides may provide added safety belt comfort... some adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide positions the belt away from the neck and head...position in the rear seat. Here is how to install a comfort guide and use the safety belt: To unlatch ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... under and past the belt. The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces...has safety belt pretensioners for the driver and right front passenger. Although you cannot see them,...get new ones, and probably other new parts for your safety belt system. See Replacing ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    .... Never use it for securing child seats. To wear it, just attach it to the regular safety belt. For more information, see the instruction sheet that comes with the extender. Child Restraints Older Children Older children who have outgrown booster seats should wear the vehicle's safety belts. 1-26...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    Q: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? A: An older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below the hips, just touching the top of the thighs. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...child is sitting in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. If the child wears the belt in this way, in a...toward the center of the vehicle. Also see Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides on page 1-23. If the child is sitting in the center rear seat passenger position...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... add-on child restraints? A: Add-on child restraints, which are purchased by the vehicle's owner, are available in four basic types. Selection of a particular restraint should take into consideration not only the child's weight, height and age but also whether or not the restraint ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint, state the weight and height limitations for a particular ..., so the crash forces can be distributed across the strongest part of an infant's body, the back and shoulders. Infants always ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Child Restraint Systems An infant car bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a child on a continuous flat surface. Make sure that the infant's head rests toward the center of the vehicle. A rear-facing infant seat ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with the harness and also sometimes with surfaces such as T-shaped or shelf-like shields. A booster seat (F-G) is a child restraint designed to improve the fit of the vehicle's safety belt system. Some booster seats have a ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...belt or LATCH system, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must be secured in the vehicle. Child restraint systems must be secured in ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. General Motors recommends that child restraints...can be seriously injured or killed if the right front passenger's airbag inflates. This is because ...airbag is off. If you need to secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... with LATCH attachments. The child restraint manufacturer will provide you with instructions on how to use the child restraint and its attachments. The ...'s safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 1-37
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    Lower Anchors Top Tether Anchor Lower anchors (A) are metal bars built into the vehicle. There are two lower anchors for each LATCH seating position that will accommodate a child restraint with lower attachments (B). A top tether (A, C) anchors the top of the child restraint to the vehicle. A ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...a top tether, and that the tether be attached. In the United States, some child restraints also have a top tether. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If the child restraint does not have a top tether, one can be obtained, in kit form, for many child restraints. Ask...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...restraint will be placed. Do not secure a child restraint in the right front passenger's position if a national or local law requires that the ...that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. See Where to Put the Restraint on page 1-36 for additional information...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. 1. Find the lower anchors, if equipped, for the desired seating position. 2. If the desired seating position does not have lower ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... top tether to the top tether anchor. Refer to the child restraint instructions and the following steps: 5.1. Find the top tether anchor. 5.2. Open ... and tighten the top tether according to your child restraint instructions and the following instructions: If the position you are using does not have a...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child ...the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 3. Buckle the belt. Make sure the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... the belt. 6. If your child restraint manufacturer recommends using a top tether, attach and tighten the top tether to the top tether anchor. Refer to the instructions that came with the child restraint and see Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) on page 1-37. 7. Push and pull the child ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... can be seriously injured or killed if the right front passenger's airbag inflates. This is because the...airbag is off. If you need to secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front ...passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the right front passenger's frontal airbag when an infant ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ...child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Your vehicle has a right front passenger's frontal airbag. See Passenger Sensing System on... Seats on page 1-2. When the passenger sensing system has turned off the right front passenger's frontal airbag, the off ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... not be able to pull more of the belt from the retractor once the lock has been set. 7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. 8. If the airbag is off, the off indicator in the overhead console will be lit and stay lit when the vehicle is running. 1-47
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...the driver and another frontal airbag for the right front passenger, • a seat-mounted side impact airbag for the driver and another for the right front passenger, • a roof-mounted side impact ...a roof-mounted side impact airbag for the right front passenger and the person seated directly ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ..." to the safety belts. All airbags are designed to work with safety belts but do not replace them. Frontal airbags for the driver and right front passenger are designed to deploy in moderate to severe frontal and near frontal crashes. They are not designed to inflate in rollover, rear crashes, or ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    {CAUTION: Both frontal and side impact airbags inflate with great force, faster than the blink of an eye. If you are too close to an inflating airbag, as you would be if you were leaning forward, it could seriously injure you. Safety belts help keep you in position for airbag inflation before ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... checks the airbag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page 3-60 for more information. The driver's frontal airbag is in the middle of the steering wheel. 1-51
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    The right front passenger's frontal airbag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The seat-mounted side impact airbag for the driver is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. 1-52
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    The seat-mounted side impact airbag for the right front passenger is in the side of the passenger's seatback closest to the door. The roof-mounted side impact airbag for the driver and the person seated directly behind the driver is in the ceiling above the side windows. 1-53
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... occupant and an airbag, and do not attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other airbag covering. Never secure anything to ...must be kept clear. The roof-mounted side impact airbag for the right front passenger and the person seated directly behind that passenger is in the...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...an Airbag Inflate? The driver's and right front passenger's frontal airbags are designed to inflate ...severe frontal impacts, full deployment occurs. If the front of your vehicle goes straight into a ... object. The frontal airbags (driver and right front passenger) are not intended to inflate during ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... severe frontal or near-frontal collisions for the driver's and right front passenger's frontal airbags, and only in moderate to ... and related hardware are all part of the airbag modules inside the steering wheel, instrument panel, the side of the front seatbacks closest to the door and the ceiling ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...airbag module - the steering wheel hub for the driver's airbag, the instrument panel for the right front passenger's... cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone ... so. If you have breathing problems but cannot get out of the vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...will include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. • Your vehicle is equipped with a... - Canada The passenger sensing system will turn off the right front passenger's frontal airbag under certain conditions...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...passenger sensing system works with sensors that are part of the right front passenger's seat. The sensors are designed ... they are restrained in the rear rather than the front seat. General Motors recommends that child ... is off. If you need to secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... a booster seat • a right front passenger takes his/her weight off of the seat for a period of time ... inflate) the right front passenger's frontal airbag anytime the system senses that a person of adult size is sitting properly in the right front passenger's seat. When the passenger sensing system...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    If a person of adult-size is sitting in the right front passenger's seat, but the off indicator is lit, it could be because ... system. If this ever happens, have the vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in the right front passenger's seat may not have the protection of the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-14...If you add things that change your vehicle's frame, bumper system, front end or side sheet...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... side impact airbag. Do not open or break the airbag coverings. A: Changing or moving any parts of the front seats, safety belts, the ...for Customer Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page 7-2. Restraint...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... will also need to replace the driver's and right front passenger's safety belt buckle assembly. Be ...a crash you may need to replace the driver and front passenger's safety belt buckle assemblies, even ... airbags have not deployed. The driver and front passenger's safety belt buckle assemblies contain ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    Section 2 Features and Controls Engine Coolant Heater ...2-27 Automatic Transmission Operation (STS) ...2-28 Automatic Transmission Operation (STS-V) ...2-32 Parking Brake ...2-35 Shifting Into Park (P) ...2-36 Shifting Out of Park (P) ...2-38 ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...and Controls Center Console Storage Area ...2-51 Convenience Net ...2-51 Sunroof ...2-52 Vehicle Personalization ...2-53 Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel ...2-70 OnStar® System ...2-45 Universal Home Remote System ...2-47 Universal Home Remote System Operation ...2-48 Storage Areas ...2-51 ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    Keys {CAUTION: Leaving children unattended in a vehicle is dangerous, but it is even more dangerous if the keyless access transmitter is also left in the vehicle. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operate the power windows or other controls or even make the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... damage your vehicle to get in. Be sure you have a spare transmitter and/or key. In an emergency, contact Cadillac Roadside Assistance. See Roadside Service on page 7-5. If your vehicle is equipped with the OnStar® system, OnStar® may be able to send a ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... vehicle's doors, open the trunk lid, remotely start the engine, and locate your vehicle, or sound your ...See "Keyless Doors Unlock" and "Keyless Ft (Front) Door Unlock" under Vehicle Personalization on ... • If you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. 2-5
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... transmitter. See Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel on page 2-70 for more information. If the engine is off, the windows may be closed ...G (Trunk): Press this button to open the trunk while the engine is turned off or the shift lever is in PARK (P). / (Remote Start): L (...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... to your vehicle when you have a recognized transmitter, do the following. Two recognized transmitters are required for Canadian owners. 1. The vehicle must be off. 2. Have the recognized transmitter and the new, unrecognized transmitter(s) with you. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... Canadian immobilizer standard requires Canadian owners to see their GM dealer for matching ...recognized transmitter is not available. United States Owners are permitted to match a new transmitter to their ...storage area located between the driver and front passenger seats. 2-8 15. Once the transmitter...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... keyless access transmitter twice. After performing this process, transmitters previously programmed will no ... before the transmitter works, it is probably time to change the battery. The DIC may display KEY ... of the transmitter and carefully pry apart the front and back. 2. Carefully pull the battery...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... Vehicle Start This feature allows you to start the engine from outside the vehicle. / (Remote Start): To start the ...add 10 minutes of engine running. If the vehicle is left running it will automatically shut off after 10 ... time extension has been done. To manually shut off a remote start, do any of...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...provides two separate starts, each with 10 minutes of engine running. If you press the remote start... button is pressed again after five minutes of the engine run time, 10 minutes is added and... There are other conditions which can affect the performance of the transmitter, see Keyless Access System on...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... the power door lock switches located on each front door. See Power Door Locks on page ... for more information. The rear passenger doors have manual door lock knobs located at the top of ... Door Locks The power door lock switches are located on the front doors. K (Unlock): Q (Lock): Press the side of ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... to exit the vehicle, have that person use the manual knob or use the power door lock switch on either front door. When the door is closed again, it will not lock automatically. Use the manual knob or the power door lock switch to lock the door. The doors were ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... is on, do the following: 1. Unlock the door using the remote keyless entry transmitter, the front door power lock switch or by lifting the rear door manual lock. 2. Then open the door from the outside. To cancel the rear door security lock, do the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... in PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) and the valet mode turned off. To disable valet mode, see Valet Lockout ... in PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) and the valet mode turned off. • Squeeze the trunk release button located on ...vehicle must be in PARK (P) and the valet mode turned off. If your vehicle has lost battery ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    Rear Seat Pass-Through Door This feature allows you to access the trunk without opening the trunk lid. If the vehicle ever loses power, the trunk can be accessed and opened through this door. To open the door, do the following: 1. Pull the rear seat armrest down. 2. If the door is locked, insert ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ..., or pets in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with the windows closed in warm or hot weather. 2-17
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...way without continuously pressing the switch. Press the front of the switch to the second position and release.... without continuously lifting the switch. Lift the front of the switch briefly to activate the express-up ... the power windows once the engine has been turned off. For more information, see ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Programming the Power Windows If the battery on your vehicle has been recharged, disconnected, or is not working, you will need to reprogram each window for the express-up feature to work. To program each window, follow these steps: 1. With the ignition on or in ACC, or while RAP is active, close ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ..., press the button again. The light on the button will go out. The front passenger window can be programmed to be disabled using the window ... unable to completely close, it will reverse and the horn will chirp. See "Anti-Pinch Feature" previously. The engine must be off to operate this feature. 2-20
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    .... Lock the door with the power door If the ignition is off and a door is open, the security light will .... After 30 seconds the light should turn off, the theft-deterrent system is armed. • Press the ... 30 seconds. After the security light goes off, the theft-deterrent system is armed. Pressing the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... will flash for 60 seconds and then turn off. At this time, the theft-deterrent system is armed but ... 30 seconds until the security light goes off. 3. Reach in and open the door using the ... the exterior lamps will flash. You can turn off the alarm by pressing the unlock button on the keyless access ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...replaced, you may need to have your vehicle serviced. To reduce the possibility of theft, always arm the Theft-Deterrent system when leaving your vehicle. 9 (Off): Press the left side of the valet lockout switch to turn the lockout feature off. When the lockout feature is off, you can open the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... does not need an elaborate break-in. But it will perform better in the long run if you ...a trailer during break-in. See Towing a Trailer (STS Only) on page 4-40 for the trailer towing ... button while your foot is on the brake to start the engine. The shifter must be in PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) to start ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... (P), the ignition mode will change to RAP, if all doors are closed. The ignition mode will change to OFF, if a front door is opened. See Retained Accessory Power ... to 20 minutes after the engine is turned off: • Radio • Power Windows • Audio Steering Wheel Controls Power to these ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    .... If you add electrical parts or accessories, you could change the way the engine operates. Before adding electrical .... If you do not, your engine might not perform properly. Any resulting damage ..., if all doors are closed. The ignition mode will change to OFF, if a front door is opened. See Retained ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... the driver's side of the vehicle near the inner fender and above the strut. For the 4.4L V8 engine, the cord is located in the front of the engine compartment, on the passenger's side of the vehicle. The plug will be inside the upper grille cutout.
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    Automatic Transmission Operation (STS) The shift lever is located on the center console between the front seats. There are several different positions ...page 2-36. If you are pulling a trailer, see Towing a Trailer (STS Only) on page 4-40. PARK (P): This position locks the rear ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... shift lever is fully in PARK (P) before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You ... at high speed may damage the transmission. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Be sure the engine is not running at high speed when shifting your ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... while using DSC. Your automatic transmission has a Driver Shift Control (DSC) feature that allows you to change gears similar to a manual transmission. To use the DSC feature: 1. Slide the shift lever over from AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (D) to the right into ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... in gear longer or to down shift for more power or engine braking. The transmission will only allow you to shift into gears appropriate for the vehicle speed and engine Revolutions Per Minute (RPM). The transmission will not automatically shift to the next higher gear if the engine rpm is too ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    Automatic Transmission Operation (STS-V) The shift lever is located on the center console between the front seats. There are several different positions ... 2-36. If you are pulling a trailer, see Towing a Trailer (STS Only) on page 4-40. PARK (P): This position locks the rear ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... shift lever is fully in PARK (P) before starting the engine. Your vehicle has an automatic transmission shift lock control system. You ... at high speed may damage the transmission. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Be sure the engine is not running at high speed when shifting your ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... while using DSC. Your automatic transmission has a Driver Shift Control (DSC) feature that allows you to change gears similar to a manual transmission. To use the DSC feature: 1. Slide the shift lever over from AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (D) to the right into ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... in gear longer or to down shift for more power or engine braking. The transmission will only allow you to shift into gears appropriate for the vehicle speed and engine Revolutions Per Minute (RPM). The transmission will not automatically shift to the next higher gear if the engine rpm is too ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... brake system parts. Verify that the parking brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before ... and parking on a hill, see Towing a Trailer (STS Only) on page 4-40 for more information. .... If you are pulling a trailer, see Towing a Trailer (STS Only) on page 4-40. To shift into PARK ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...and you do not shift your transmission into PARK (P) properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much force on the parking pawl in the transmission. You may...(P). {CAUTION: It can be dangerous to leave your vehicle with the engine running. Your vehicle could move suddenly if...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... your regular brake before you can shift from PARK (P) when the vehicle is running. See Automatic Transmission Operation (STS) on page 2-28 or Automatic Transmission Operation (STS-V) on page 2-32. If you cannot shift out of PARK (P), ease pressure on the shift lever - ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Engine Exhaust CAUTION: (Continued) {CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which you cannot see or smell. It can cause unconsciousness and death. You might have exhaust coming in if: • Your exhaust ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    .... If you are parking on a hill and if you are pulling a trailer, also see Towing a Trailer (STS Only) on page 4-40. {CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow dangerous exhaust into your vehicle. See the earlier ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ..., for about three seconds to turn the automatic dimming feature on or off. The indicator light will illuminate when this feature is active. The automatic ..., for about three seconds to turn the automatic dimming feature on or off. The indicator light will illuminate when this feature is active. The ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... less until the display reads a direction. The compass can be placed in calibration mode manually by pressing and holding the on/off button..., for about three seconds to turn the automatic dimming feature on or off. The indicator light will illuminate when this feature is active. The automatic dimming...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... controls the driver's side and passenger's side mirrors. 2. Press and hold the on/off button until a zone number appears in the display. 3. Once the zone number appears in the display, press the on/off button quickly until the correct zone number appears in the display. Stop...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    .... See Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel on page 2-70. The mirrors can be manually folded inward to prevent damage when going through car washes or ... your inside mirror or glance over your shoulder before changing lanes. The passenger's side mirror is convex. A convex ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... automatic call to OnStar® Emergency where we can request emergency services be sent to your location. If you lock your keys in... need. A complete OnStar® User's Guide and the Terms and Conditions of the OnStar® Subscription Service Agreement are included in the vehicle's glove box literature. For ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... Notification of Airbag Deployment • Emergency Services • Roadside Assistance • Stolen Vehicle Tracking ....com. See the OnStar® user's guide for more information. OnStar® Steering Wheel Controls Your ... say "dial." See the OnStar® User's Guide for more information. OnStar® Personal Calling ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... programming of your Universal Home Remote Transmitter. Read the instructions completely before attempting to program the Universal Home Remote. ... future Universal Home Remote programming. It is also recommended that upon the sale of the vehicle, the programmed Universal Home Remote buttons should be...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    5. Press and hold the newly-trained Universal Home Remote button and observe the indicator light. If the indicator light stays on constantly, programming is complete and your device should activate when the Universal Home Remote button is pressed and released. To program the remaining two Universal...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    Gate Operator and Canadian Programming Canadian radio-frequency laws require transmitter signals to time out or quit after several seconds of transmission. This may not be long enough for Universal Home Remote to pick up the signal during programming. Similarly, some U.S. gate operators are ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... vehicle has two cupholders in the center console area. Center Console Storage Area Your vehicle has a center console storage area located between the front seats. It includes storage areas, and accessory power outlet(s) on the rear of the console. Convenience Net If your vehicle has a convenience...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...press the switch again in either direction. The sunshade must be closed manually. Close: To close the power sunroof, operate the controls according ...is in the closed position, it will open with the sunroof, or it can be opened manually. 2-52 • From the vent position, press and hold the passenger's...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... turn the automatic door locking feature off. See Programmable Automatic Door Locks..., see "Personalization" in the Index of the Navigation System manual for information on vehicle personalization. If your... not to recall until the ignition is turned off. To change feature preferences, use the following...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...scroll to the feature you want to change, then press the tune/select knob to turn the feature on or off. If the feature is turned ...turn the tune/select knob and scroll to the feature you want to change, then press the tune/ select knob to turn the feature on or off. Personal Settings Menu Items The ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...until you reach the character you wish to change. Then turn the tune/select knob ...: 1. Enter the PERSONAL SETTINGS MENU by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Personal ... will be cleared and the customized driver greeting is off. The only way to correct a customized driver ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle ...switch back and forth between on and off. When the mode is turned on, a check mark will appear ... the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    .... The mode to which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle to a different mode... use the following procedure: 1. Enter the PERSONAL SETTINGS MENU by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Personal Settings Menu." 2. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... is pressed. Programmable Modes Mode 1: ON Mode 2: OFF Before your vehicle was shipped from the factory,... the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle ... 2. The mode to which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ..., use the following procedure: 1. Enter the PERSONAL SETTINGS MENU by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Personal Settings Menu." 2. ... The mode to which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle to a different mode...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...to which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle to ... doors are passively unlocked. See "KEYLESS FT (Front) DOOR UNLOCK" and "KEYLESS DOORS UNLOCK... mode to which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. 2-60
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ..., use the following procedure: 1. Enter the PERSONAL SETTINGS MENU by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Personal Settings Menu." 2. ... The mode to which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle to a different mode...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...feature to work. Programmable Modes Mode 1: ON Mode 2: OFF Before your vehicle was shipped from the factory,... the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle... to which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since the vehicle left the factory...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...: 1. Enter the PERSONAL SETTINGS MENU by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Personal ... the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle .../select knob until DRIVER UNLOCK AT OFF is highlighted. 3. Press the tune/select knob...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle ... unlock when the transmission is shifted into PARK (P). Programmable Modes Mode 1: ON Mode 2: OFF Before ... back and forth between on and off. When the mode is turned on, a check mark will appear ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... unlock when the transmission is shifted into PARK (P). Programmable Modes Mode 1: ON Mode 2: OFF Before ... the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle ... available on your vehicle. KEYLESS FT (Front) DOOR UNLOCK This feature automatically unlocks ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...your keyless access transmitter and pull either front door handle. See Door Locks on... which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle to... which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle to...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. FRONT PASS (Passenger) WINDOW LOCK This feature allows you to choose whether or not to have the front passenger window deactivated as part of the window lockout button. If you would like the front passenger window to be ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle ...Menu." 2. Turn the tune/select knob until FRONT PASS WINDOW LOCK is highlighted. 3. Press ...which the vehicle was programmed may have been changed since it left the factory. To program the vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... feature, you can select between performance or touring modes. Performance mode is used where road ... smooth, soft ride. Programmable Modes Mode 1: PERFORMANCE Mode 2: TOURING Before your vehicle was...Turn the tune/select knob to highlight TOURING or PERFORMANCE. 5. Press the tune/select knob to select ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... the navigation display. See "Personalization" in the Index of the Navigation System manual for more information on programming and recalling the memory ...this feature. See "Voice Recognition" in the Index of the Navigation System manual for more information. • The language, radio and XM™ presets...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... the ignition is either on, in ACC position, or in RAP and place the transmission in PARK (P) or the vehicle speed is less than 6 mph (9 km... 1. Enter the memory programming mode for your driver settings by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Driver Selection Submenu." 2. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...1. Enter the memory programming mode for your driver settings by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Driver Selection Submenu." 2. From... disc position. Your memory settings are now programmed. Any changes that are made to the HUD, audio system, and climate controls while ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...sure the ignition is either on, in ACC position, or in RAP and place the transmission in PARK (P) or the vehicle speed is less than 6 mph (9 km... Enter the memory programming mode for your exit settings by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Driver Exit Settings Submenu." ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... mirrors, and the steering column to a comfortable exit position. 2. Enter the memory programming mode for your exit settings by following the instructions listed previously under "Entering the Driver Exit Settings Submenu." 3. From the DRIVER EXIT SETTINGS submenu, turn the tune/select knob to ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... Warning Flashers ...3-6 Other Warning Devices ...3-6 Horn ...3-6 Power Tilt Wheel and Telescopic Steering Column ...3-6 Heated Steering Wheel ...3-7 Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever ...3-7 Turn and Lane-Change Signals ...3-8 Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer ...3-8 Forward ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...64 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-65 Low Tire Pressure Warning Light ...3-65 Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Light ...3-66 Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light ...3-66 Engine Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-67 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...3-67 Oil Pressure Light ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ✍ NOTES 3-3
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ...L. Traction Control System Button. See Traction Control System (TCS) on page 4-9. M. Shift Lever. See Automatic Transmission Operation (STS) on page 2-28 or Automatic Transmission Operation (STS-V) on page 2-32. N. Glove Box. See Glove Box on page 2-51. 3-5
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... flashers let you warn others. They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps will flash on and off. The hazard warning flasher button ...in. Press the button to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and off. Press the button again to...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    Push the control forward and the steering wheel moves toward the front of the vehicle. Push the control ...column includes the following: • G Turn and Lane-Change Signals. See Turn and Lane... the bottom of the button to turn the heated steering wheel on or off. A light on the button will display while...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...panel cluster will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. Turn Signal On Chime If the turn ...Push forward on the turn signal/multifunction lever to change the headlamps from low to high beam. Pull ...then release it to change from high to low beam. If you turn the vehicle off with the high ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...on winding roads. When weather limits visibility, such as in fog, rain, or snow, FCA performance is limited. There may not be enough warning distance to the vehicle in front of you. Do not rely on FCA in low visibility conditions. • 9 (Off): R (On): This position turns ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    Warning the Driver The alert symbol will flash on the HUD and a warning beep will sound when driver action may be required. {CAUTION: When the Adaptive Cruise Control radar is blocked by snow, ice, or dirt, it may not detect a vehicle ahead. FCA may not help you avoid a collision under these ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... This feature allows you to use the high-beam headlamps to signal the driver in front of you that you want to pass. Pull and hold the turn signal/..., ice, or dirt. If so, you may need to turn off the engine and clean the lens. See "Cleaning the System" under Adaptive Cruise Control on page 3-19. • ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... down. Clear away snow or ice to prevent an overload. Your vehicle (STS-V only) is equipped with a feature that disables the wiper system when the hood ... you require the vehicle's wipers out of the park position, such as when changing the wiper blades. Put the lever in this position for The lever on...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...levels indicated on the wiper stalk. The position closest to off is the lowest sensitivity setting, level one....„¢ system can be overridden at any time by manually turning the wiper band to low or high... items on the exterior glass surface directly in front of the moisture sensor. Doing this could cause...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... FLUID will appear on the Driver Information Center (DIC) display. It will take 60 seconds after the bottle is refilled for this message to turn off. For information on the correct washer fluid mixture to use, see Windshield Washer Fluid on page 5-41 and Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... your cruise control on winding roads or in heavy traffic. Cruise control can be dangerous on slippery roads. On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning, and you could lose control. Do not use cruise control on ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... You could be startled and even lose control. Keep the cruise control switch off until you want to use cruise control. 1. Move the cruise control... at the end of the lever and release it. 4. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. This light on the instrument panel cluster will come on while cruise ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...this method to work. If it is not 5 mph higher, switch cruise switch off, then on, and then reset your speed using the set button. • To ...Control Use the accelerator pedal to increase your speed. When you take your foot off the pedal, your vehicle will slow down to the cruise control speed you set ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    To disengage Adaptive Cruise Control, apply the brake. If no vehicle is in your path, your vehicle will react like traditional cruise control. {CAUTION: • On winding roads, Adaptive Cruise Control may not detect a vehicle ahead. You could crash into a vehicle ahead of you. Do not use Adaptive ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    CAUTION: (Continued) • On slippery roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning, and you could lose control. Do not ..., Adaptive Cruise Control performance is limited. There may not be enough distance to adapt to the changing traffic conditions. Do not...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... You could be startled and even lose control. Keep the Adaptive Cruise Control switch off until you want to use cruise control. 1. Make sure the Head-... button at the end of the lever and release it. 5. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. Once Adaptive Cruise Control is set, it may immediately ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...is in Adaptive Cruise Control when the traction control system begins to limit wheel spin, the Adaptive Cruise Control will automatically disengage. See Traction ... the set speed until the system determines there is not a vehicle in front of you. At that point, your vehicle speed will increase to the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... follow distance setting will be maintained until you change it. There are six follow distances to choose ... allows, disengage the system and drive manually. Selecting the Follow Distance (GAP) When the system ...) you select. Use the GAP button on the steering wheel to adjust the follow distance. 3-24
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Driver action is required when: • Adaptive Cruise Control cannot apply sufficient braking because you are approaching a vehicle too rapidly. • The vehicle speed drops below about 20 mph (32 km/h). • A temporary condition prohibits Adaptive Cruise Control from operating. See DIC Warnings ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... slower moving vehicle. It will then adjust your speed to follow the vehicle in front at the selected follow distance. Your speed will increase or decrease to follow the vehicle in front of you but will not exceed the set speed. It may apply limited braking, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...vehicle that suddenly appears after the lead vehicle changes lanes. Your complete attention is always ...Adaptive Cruise Control was braking when the HUD is turned off, the braking will continue briefly. Passing a Vehicle/... Control. Deactivation When Head-Up Display is Turned Off If you turn the HUD ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Curves in the Road {CAUTION: Due to Adaptive Cruise Control limitations in curves, it may respond to a vehicle in another lane, or may not have time to react to a vehicle in your lane. You could crash into a vehicle ahead of you, or lose control of your vehicle. Give extra attention in curves and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... other stationary objects when entering or exiting a curve. This is normal operation. Your vehicle does not need service. Other Vehicle Lane Changes If another vehicle enters the same lane as you, Adaptive Cruise Control will not detect the vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... CRUISE NOT READY and CLEAN RADAR. These messages will appear to indicate a problem with the Adaptive Cruise Control. See DIC Warnings and Messages on page..., ice or dirt. If so, you may need to turn off the engine and clean the lens. Remember, do not use Adaptive Cruise Control in icy conditions, or ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...automatic lighting do any of the following: • Turn the headlamp control from AUTO to off and release the switch. It will return back to the AUTO ...appear on the DIC when automatic lights are enabled or an AUTOMATIC LIGHTS OFF message will appear on the DIC when the automatic lights are disabled. 3-...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... Instrument Panel Lights Turning On and Enabling Intellibeam™ AUTO 3 (Intellibeam™ On/Off): Press and release the Intellibeam™ button on the inside ..., this system will turn the vehicle's high-beam headlamps on and off according to surrounding traffic conditions. The Intellibeam™ system will ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... detects an approaching vehicle's headlamps. • The Intellibeam™ system is turned off at the inside rearview mirror. • The system detects a preceding vehicle...'s lamps because of any of the following: • The high-beam headlamps are manually turned on or you use the flash-to-pass feature. See...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... obstructions. • Your vehicle is loaded such that the front end of the vehicle points upward, causing ... or hilly roads. You may need to manually disable or cancel the high-beam headlamps... The light sensor is located on the inside of the vehicle in front of the inside rearview mirror. Disabling and...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... Running Lamps (DRL) can make it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. DRL can be helpful in ... • the automatic lights are enabled, and • the transmission is not in PARK (P). When DRL are on, only your front turn signal lamps will be on. No other exterior lamps will be...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... and it is dark enough outside, the DRL will turn off and the low-beam headlamps will turn on... take about one minute for the automatic headlamp system to change to DRL if it is light outside. During that... them. • Turn the exterior lamp control from AUTO to off and back to AUTO. An AUTOMATIC LIGHTS ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... lever. Twilight Sentinel® Twilight Sentinel® can turn your lamps on and off for you. - (Fog Lamps): The band with this symbol is used to turn the front fog lamps on and off. The parking lamps must be on for the fog lamps to work. To ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... When it is dark enough outside, the front turn signal lamps (DRL) will go off, and the headlamps and parking lamps will... When it is bright enough outside, the headlamps will go off, and the front turn signal lamps (DRL) will come on, as long as the exterior lamp switch is in the off position. If you...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... sensor; it must be dark outside in order for the lamps to turn on. The lamps turn off about 25 seconds after the last door is closed. They will dim to off if the ignition is on, or immediately deactivate if the power locks are activated. Parade Dimming Base ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... lamps come on automatically when any door is opened. For manual operation, press the button next to each lamp... condition. During times of high electrical loading, the engine may idle at a higher revolutions per minute...fan at high speeds, heated seats and engine cooling fans. If the battery continues ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... units and appears as an image focused out toward the front of your vehicle. To change from English to metric units, see DIC ... Transmission Operation (STS) on page 2-28 or Automatic Transmission Operation (STS-V) on page 2-32 United States version shown, Canada similar Be sure to continue scanning ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...the DIC control panel to adjust the brightness of the HUD image. ~ (Head-Up Display): Press this button to change the position of the HUD on the windshield. Press the top part of the button to move the HUD image up. Press the bottom part of the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... will be temporarily illuminated. The event will end when the vehicle's angle to the sun changes. Clean the inside of the windshield as needed to remove any dirt or fi...Circuit Breakers on page 5-105. Keep in mind that your windshield is part of the HUD system. See Windshield Replacement on page 5-56...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... vehicles. The URPA system can detect objects up to 5 feet (1.5 m) behind the vehicle, and tell you how close these objects are from your rear bumper. CAUTION: (Continued) So, unless you check carefully behind you before and when you back up, you could strike children, pedestrians, bicyclists or ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... slush. Other conditions that may affect system performance include things like the vibrations from a jackhammer ... large truck. If after cleaning the rear bumper and then driving forward at least ...without any obstructions behind the vehicle. For cleaning instructions, see Washing Your Vehicle on page ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...etc. Your vehicle has one outlet in front of the center console, one in the center console ... or adapter fuses. If you experience a problem, see your dealer for additional information ... electrical equipment. Follow the proper installation instructions that are included with any electrical equipment you...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...: If you put papers, pins, or other flammable items in the ashtray, hot cigarettes or other smoking materials could ignite them and possibly... heating will not allow the lighter to back away from the heating element when it is hot. Damage from overheating may occur to the lighter or heating element, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...fan speeds to avoid blowing cold air into your vehicle until warmer air is available. The system will start out blowing air at the floor but may change modes, automatically, as the vehicle warms up to maintain the chosen temperature setting. The length of time needed for warm up will depend on the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... be found later in this section. Manual Operation yAz (Fan): yN z (Mode): Pressing the mode switch and changing the mode cancels automatic operation and allows the operator to manually select the air delivery location. Press AUTO to return to automatic operation....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...not available in the defrost mode and will shut off when defog mode is selected. Both of these ...off after 10 minutes to limit problems with fogging. In some conditions, using recirculation for long ...you. This sensor, when active, will monitor the air quality in front of your vehicle and switch to air ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...these types of odors, you may choose to manually select recirculation. Your vehicle may ...vehicle. This filter, like your engines air cleaner filter, will need to be changed periodically. See ...climate ^ (Air Conditioning): Press this button to manually turn off the air conditioning compressor. Press...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... side window defogging outlets. When you select this mode, the system turns off recirculation and runs the air-conditioning compressor unless the outside ... is also an interior temperature sensor located next to the steering wheel on the instrument panel. These sensors monitor the solar radiation and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... be turned off by pressing the button again or by turning off the engine. The heated outside rearview mirrors will heat to help clear fog or frost from the surface of the ... rear defogger. Repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Rear Window Defogger The rear window defogger uses ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    Outlet Adjustment Use the lever located in the center of each outlet to change the direction of the airflow, either side-to-side or up and ... Use of non-GM approved hood deflectors may adversely affect the performance of the system. • Keep the path under the front seats clear of objects to help ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ...vehicle. Like your vehicle's engine air cleaner/filter, it will need to be changed periodically. For information ...¬‚ow to the rear system will be turned off when defrost is selected on the front climate control panel... information. Be sure to keep the area under the front seats clear of any objects so...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...near the windshield, on the passenger's side of the vehicle. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more information on location. See Doing Your Own Service Work on page 5-4 for information on doing your... out, pulling upward and toward the front of the vehicle. 7. Insert the new air filter...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... next few pages, some warning lights come on briefly when you start the engine just to let you know they're working. If you ... one of the gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you what to do about it. Follow this manual's advice. Waiting to do repairs can be costly - and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    Instrument Panel Cluster The instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You will know how fast you are going, how much fuel you are using and many of the other things you will need to know to drive safely and economically. United States Uplevel ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... DIC Controls and Displays on page 3-74 for more information. The odometer mileage can be checked without the vehicle running. Your vehicle's ...the driver remains unbuckled and the vehicle is in motion. Tachometer This gage indicates the engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm). If the driver's ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... to START, a chime will sound for several seconds to remind the front passenger to buckle their safety belt. This ... The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check includes the airbag sensors, the...airbag system may not work properly. Have your vehicle serviced right away. 3-60
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... it will be ready to warn you if there is a problem. If there is a problem with the airbag system in your vehicle, the Service airbag message will appear on the DIC ... ON or OFF, or either the on or off symbol to let you know the status of the right front passenger's frontal airbag. 3-61
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...you have a rear-facing child restraint installed in the right front passenger's seat, it means that the passenger sensing system has not turned off the passenger's ... that the passenger sensing system has turned off the right front passenger's frontal airbag. See Passenger Sensing System ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer for service. Charging System Light When you...this ever happens, have the vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in the right front passenger seat may not have the protection...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... braking, though, you need both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected right away. When the ... still on after you have pulled off the road and stopped carefully, have the vehicle towed for service. 3-64
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...system, the light will come on when your engine is started and may stay on for several seconds. That is normal. Low Tire Pressure Warning Light This light will come on briefly as you start the engine, for vehicles equipped with the Tire Pressure Monitor System. If the ABS ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...and stays on, there may be a problem with the traction control system. Engine Coolant Temperature Warning .... Also see Competitive Driving Mode (STS-V) on page 4-10 for more information. 3-66 ...while driving, there may be a problem with the cooling system. Driving with engine coolant temperature light...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... the gage pointer moves into the shaded area, the engine coolant is too hot and the engine coolant temperature warning light will ...of the vehicle, helping to produce a cleaner environment. The Check Engine light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    Notice: Modifications made to the engine, transmission, exhaust, intake, or fuel system of your vehicle or the replacement of the original tires with other than those of the same Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) can affect your vehicle's emission controls and may cause ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... trips should turn the light off. Have you recently changed brands of fuel? If so,...If you experience one or more of these conditions, change the fuel brand you use. It will require at... and diagnostic tools to fix any mechanical or electrical problems that may have developed. Emissions Inspection and...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Lack of proper engine oil maintenance may damage the engine. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil.
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    If equipped, this light tells you if there could be a problem with your engine oil pressure. Fog Lamp Light The fog lamps light will come on when the fog ... engine properly. You could be low on oil and you might have some other system problem. The light will go out when ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...and Messages on page 3-79 for more information. Here are a few concerns some owners have had about the fuel gage. All of these situations are normal and ... gage: • At the gas station the gas pump shuts off before the gage reads full. • The gage may change when you turn, stop quickly or accelerate ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... lever position indicator in the center. See Automatic Transmission Operation (STS) on page 2-28 or Automatic ...Driver Shift Control (DSC)" under Automatic Transmission Operation (STS) on page 2-28 or Automatic Transmission Operation (STS-V) on page 2-32 for more information. If a problem is detected,...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... voltage, tire pressure, if your vehicle has a tire pressure monitor (TPM) system, and engine oil life, if your vehicle has this feature. If you have an STS-V, the DIC also has additional vehicle information displays which include engine boost, engine oil temperature, oil ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... this feature, fuel range, fuel economy, fuel used, average speed, timer, battery voltage, tire pressure, if your vehicle has a tire pressure monitor (TPM) system, engine oil life, if your vehicle has this feature, and display units. See "MPH (...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... only the fuel economy that the vehicle has right now and will change frequently as driving conditions change.... fuel tank. This estimate is based on the current driving conditions and will change if the driving conditions ... if you enter the freeway, the number may change even though you still have the...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...display shows the air pressure in the driver's side front tire. RF TIRE: This display shows the air pressure in the passenger's side front tire. LR TIRE: This display shows the air pressure in ...rear tire. If the tire pressure display shows dashes instead of a value, there may be a problem with...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    .... Also clear the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message from the display. ENGINE BOOST (STS-V Only) ... square inch (psi) or kilopascals (kPa). ENGINE OIL TEMPERATURE (STS-V Only) This display shows the engine oil temperature in either degrees Fahrenheit (°F) or degrees Celsius (°C). OIL PRESSURE (STS-V ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...3-31 for more information. BATTERY NOT CHARGING SERVICE CHARGING SYS (System) This symbol appears ... Messages These messages will appear if there is a problem detected in one of your vehicle's systems.... will display when a problem with the charging system has been detected. Have your vehicle serviced ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    .... It means that the vehicle is trying to save the charge in the battery. Turn off all unnecessary accessories to allow the battery to recharge. The normal ... defogger on. The normal battery voltage range is 11.5 to 15.5 volts when the engine is running. You can monitor battery voltage on the DIC by ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...gas cap has not been fully tightened. You should recheck the gas cap to ensure that it is on and tightened properly. CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON When this message displays, it means that service is required for your vehicle. See your GM dealer. See Engine Oil on page ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... TIRE PRESSURE This symbol appears with the CHECK TIRE PRESSURE message. CHECK WASHER FLUID This symbol ... message. If your vehicle has a Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM) system, this message ... 3-74 for information on checking your vehicle's tire pressures. When this message displays, it means that your ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... while in competitive driving mode. You should adjust your driving accordingly. See Competitive Driving Mode (STS-V) on page 4-10 for more information. ENGINE COOLANT HOT IDLE ENGINE Notice: If you drive your vehicle while the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ENGINE HOT - AC (Air Conditioning) OFF This message will display when the engine coolant becomes hotter than the normal operating temperature. See Engine...look for a safe place to pull your vehicle over and turn the engine off right away to avoid severe engine damage. See Engine Overheating ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    FUEL LEVEL LOW This symbol appears with the FUEL LEVEL LOW message. ICE POSSIBLE This message will display when the outside temperature is cold enough to create icy road conditions. KEY FOB BATTERY LOW When this message displays, it means that the battery in your keyless access transmitter is low...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... with the buttons facing forward and then press the START button. • The vehicle is experiencing Electromagnetic Interference (EMI). Some locations, such as airports, automatic toll booths, and some gas stations, have EMI fields which may interfere with your keyless access transmitter. 3-86
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... ENGINE Notice: If you drive your vehicle while the engine oil pressure is low, severe engine damage ... low oil pressure is corrected. See Engine Oil on page 5-18 for more information. A multiple chime will sound when this message is displayed. See Engine Oil on page 5-18 for more information. When ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...longer working. Have the climate control system serviced by your GM dealer if you ... conditioning efficiency. SERVICE AIR BAG This message will display when there is a problem with the airbag system... DOOR AJAR message. SERVICE BRAKE ASSIST This message will display when a problem with the panic brake...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...if there has been a problem detected with StabiliTrak®. If the SERVICE STABILITY SYS message .... Have your vehicle serviced by your GM dealer. SERVICE TIRE MONITOR If ... to steer the vehicle. SERVICE TRANSMISSION This message will display when there is a problem with the transmission of your vehicle....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    .... You can acknowledge this message by pressing the reset button. The StabiliTrak® performance is affected until the STABILITY SYS READY message is displayed ... mode, because the vehicle detects a problem in the suspension system. Have your vehicle serviced by your GM dealer. STABILITY SYS (System) ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...® System on page 4-11 for more information. STARTING DISABLED THROTTLE PROBLEM This message will display when your vehicle's throttle system is not ... while you were away from your vehicle. STARTING DISABLED THEFT PROBLEM This message will display when incorrect conditions exist within the theft-...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...) on page 4-9 for more information. TRUNK OPEN This symbol appears with the TRUNK OPEN message. TRANS (Transmission) HOT IDLE ENGINE This message will display when the transmission fluid in your vehicle is too hot. Stop the vehicle and allow it to idle until ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... message that may have come on at the same time, press the reset button. • OFF/ACC (Accessory) TO LEARN See "Matching Transmitter(s) to Your Vehicle" ..." under Keyless Access System Operation on page 2-5. • SHIFT TO PARK See Starting the Engine on page 2-25 and Shifting Into Park (P) on page 2-...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... Driving on page 4-2. By taking a few moments to read this manual and get familiar with your vehicle's ... favorite stations using the presets and steering wheel controls (if equipped). {CAUTION: This system ... may interfere with the operation of your vehicle's engine, radio, or other systems, and even ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... all of its controls. Your vehicle has a feature called Retained Accessory Power (RAP). With RAP, the audio system can be played even after the ignition is turned off. See Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 2-25 for more information. If the CLOCK/RADIO DISP is configured into one of the confi...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ..., Radio with Six-Disc CD similar XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ is a satellite radio service that..., including song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XM™ service. For more information, contact XM™ at www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-852-XMXM (9696). Radio...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...Song Title, Category or PTY. To view this information, perform the following: 1. Press the tune/select knob .../select knob to select INFO. The display will change to show the additional XM information. 4. Press ... a CD is not loaded, the display will not change from the radio source. ©¨ (Scan): Press...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... XM2 (if equipped)), can be programmed on the six numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select... until the setting is selected off for that preset station. AUTOSTORE PRESETS: To set the preset stations automatically, perform the following steps...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...set preset stations for home and away perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select ...button or wait for the display to time out. Follow the manual or automatic steps previously listed for setting ...) To adjust the bass, midrange, and treble, perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... an equalization setting (EQ0 through EQ5), perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select ... the announcement. Alert announcements cannot be turned off. If the radio tunes to a related network ... (Balance/Fade) To adjust the balance or fade, perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...until another new message is received. To display the last message, perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select knob to ... tuned station broadcasts traffic announcements. To turn TA on or off, perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select knob to enter the main menu. 2. Turn the tune...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...), CLASS (Classical), and JAZZ. To activate program types, perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select knob to enter ... to a stronger station with the same program type. To turn AF on or off, perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select knob to enter the main menu. 2. Turn the tune/...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...message should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune in to another channel. This previously assigned channel ... audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available Artist Name/Feature not available Channel Off Air Channel Unavail No Artist Info...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...be swapped between vehicles. If this message is received after having your vehicle serviced, check with your GM dealer. If tuned to channel 0, this ... the XM Radio 8 digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. If this message is received when tuned to channel 0, there may be a ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...until the radio is on. If the ignition or radio is turned off with a CD in the player, it will stay in the player. When the ignition ...cm) single CDs with an adapter ring. Full-size CDs and the smaller CDs are loaded ... in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...(8 cm) single CDs with an adapter ring. Full-size CDs and the smaller CDs are loaded in ...or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If.... If a CD is not loaded, the display will not change from the radio source. Z (Eject): Press this button to ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    .... To insert one CD, do the following: 1. The ignition and the radio can be on or off. 2. Press and release the load button. Please Wait will appear on ... To insert multiple CDs, do the following: 1. The ignition and the radio can be on or off. 2. Press and hold the load button for two seconds. Please ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    .... If a CD is not loaded, the display will not change from the radio source. • RPT TRCK (Repeat Track):...the display. Press the MODE pushbutton again to turn off repeat play. RPT TRCK will disappear from ... display. Press the MODE pushbutton again to turn off random play. RDM TRCK will disappear from ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... minimize the length of the file, folder or playlist name. You can also play an MP3 CD that was recorded using no file folders. The system can support up to 11 folders in depth, though, keep the depth of the folders to a minimum in order to keep down the complexity and confusion in trying to ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...le name without the extension (such as .mp3) as the track name. Track names longer than 32 characters or 4 pages will be shortened. The display will not show parts of words on the last page of text and the extension of the filename will not be displayed. Order of Play Tracks will be played in the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...until the radio is on. If the ignition or radio is turned off with a CD in the player it will stay in the player. When the ignition ...cm) single CDs with an adapter ring. Full-size CDs and the smaller CDs are loaded ... in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... release this pushbutton until NORMAL appears on the display to turn random play off. F4 RPT (Repeat): To repeat the current track, press and release ...release this pushbutton until NORMAL appears on the display to turn repeated play off. F6 DISP (Display): Press this pushbutton to switch between the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ..., to view the Title, Artist, Album, or Folder names. To view this information, perform the following: 1. Press the tune/select knob to enter the main menu. ...if a CD is loaded. If a CD is not loaded, the display will not change from the radio source. Z (Eject): Press this button to stop a CD when it...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...program the configurable radio display keys, perform the following steps: 1. Press the tune/select...¬gurable keys you would like to change. The currently assigned feature will be shown. 7. Press... to select the configurable key to change. • If it is very hot. When the temperature returns to normal...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ...¬gurable keys. The configurable keys can be changed at any time. Radio Personalization Accessing the... your own judgment. See the navigation system manual for some tips to help you reduce ... has the Navigation system, see the Navigation System manual supplied with your vehicle for more information on...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... descriptions are for the Base audio system. For information pertaining to the Navigation audio system, see "Audio System" in the Index of the Navigation System manual supplied with your vehicle. e BASS - MID (Midrange) - TREBLE: This menu item allows you to adjust the levels for the bass, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...item allows you to turn the TA feature on and off. See "TA (Traffic Announcement)" under Radio ...for more information. ASEEK LOCAL/DISTANT: This feature instructs the audio system to seek only local radio ...menu item is used to display XM™ satellite radio service and CD MP3 playback information. See...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    LANG (Language): To change the language displayed on the radio, select LANGUAGE by pressing the tune/select ... item turns the entire list of personalization features on or off. This item allows you to program certain ... Driver Settings" under Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel on page 2-70. 3-118
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... Settings" under Memory Seat, Mirrors and Steering Wheel on page 2-70. Audio Steering Wheel ... not operate if stolen. The audio steering wheel controls may be different depending on your vehicle... Some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel. They include the following: 0 (Mute): Press ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    .... See "Voice Recognition" in the Navigation System manual for more information. You may be able .... See the OnStar® System on page 2-45 in this manual for more information. 1-6 (Preset Stations): Press... wheel controls work when a DVD is playing in the navigation radio. See the Navigation System manual...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...to the radio, unplug the cellular phone and turn it off. Care of Your CDs Handle CDs carefully. Store...signals, causing the sound to fade in and out. XM™ Satellite Radio Service XM™ Satellite Radio Service gives digital radio reception from coast-to-coast in the 48 contiguous United States, and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...clearly. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...reception. If your vehicle has a sunroof, the performance of the XM™ system may be affected if ...onto the roof of your vehicle can interfere with the performance of the XM™ system. Make sure the XM™...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ...37 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...4-38 Towing a Trailer (STS Only) ...4-40 Your Driving, the Road, and ... Control System (TCS) ...4-9 Competitive Driving Mode (STS-V) ...4-10 Magnetic Ride Control ...4-11 Limited-... Assist ...4-12 All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System ...4-12 Steering ...4-12 Off-Road Recovery ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... that distracts from the driving task makes proper defensive driving more difficult and can even cause a collision, with resulting injury. Ask a passenger to help do these things, or pull off the road in a safe place to do them. These simple defensive driving techniques could save your life. 4-2
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... these laws. The obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what ... depends on each person and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone who is drinking depends ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... than men. Since alcohol is carried in body water, this means that a woman generally will reach a higher BAC level than a man of her same body weight will when each has the same number of drinks. The law in most U.S. states, and throughout Canada, sets the legal limit at 0.08 percent. In some other ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    Statistics show that the chance of being in a collision increases sharply for drivers who have a BAC of 0.05 percent or above. A driver with a BAC level of 0.06 percent has doubled his or her chance of having a collision. At a BAC level of 0.10 percent, the chance of this driver having a collision ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...systems have to do their work at the places where the tires meet the road. Sometimes, as when you are driving ...ask more of those control systems than the tires and road can provide. That means ...gravel; the condition of the road, whether it is wet, dry, or icy; tire tread; the condition of your brakes;...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...non-GM accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. See Accessories and Modifications on ...help prevent a braking skid. When you start your engine and begin to drive away, your anti-... pedal moves a little. This is normal. If there is a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... will separately work the brakes at each wheel. The anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster ... could. The computer is programmed to make the most of available tire and road conditions. This can help you ... accordingly. Remember: Anti-lock does not change the time you need to get your foot ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...could damage your vehicle's driveline. When the TCS is switched off on AWD and STS-V vehicles, you may still feel the system working. This is normal and necessary... to lose traction. When this happens, the system brakes the spinning wheel(s) and/or reduces engine power to limit wheel spin...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... near the shift lever. Competitive Driving Mode (STS-V) The driver can select this optional handling mode... have been modified to better suit a performance driving environment. When the traction control warning ...GM accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. See Accessories and Modifications ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    .... If the controller detects a problem within the system, the DIC will display a SERVICE SUSPENSION SYS ... for more information. See your dealer for service. StabiliTrak® System Your vehicle is equipped ... want it to go. If there is a problem detected with StabiliTrak®, a SERVICE STABILITY SYS message...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...19 for more information. All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System If your vehicle is equipped with this feature, engine power is sent to all four wheels all the time. This is ... Steering If you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system is not functioning, you can steer but...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... of physics when driving on curves. The traction of the tires against the road surface makes it possible for the vehicle to change its path when you turn the front wheels. If there is no ... as vehicle speed changes. Adding non-GM accessories can affect your vehicle's performance. See ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... out from between parked cars and stops right in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in time. ... That is the time for evasive action - steering around the problem. Your vehicle can perform very well in emergencies like these. First apply your brakes. See Braking on ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... your vehicle straddles the edge of the pavement. You can turn the steering wheel up to one-quarter turn until the right front tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. • Watch for traffic signs,...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... your mirrors, glance over your shoulder, and start your left lane change signal before moving out of the right lane to pass. When you ... enough ahead of the passed vehicle to see its front in your inside mirror, activate your right lane change signal and move back into the right lane. Remember that ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... acceleration - do not have enough friction where the tires meet the road to do what the driver has asked.... three control systems. In the braking skid, your wheels are not rolling. In the steering or cornering skid, too much speed or steering in a curve causes tires to slip and lose cornering force. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ..., including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear. Any sudden changes could cause the tires to ... at or near the upper mark that shows the proper operating range on the engine oil dipstick. For information on how to add oil, see Engine Oil on page 5-18. • Since you cannot see as well, you may ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... can also affect your night vision. For example, if you spend the day in bright sunshine you are wise to wear sunglasses. Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you are driving, do not wear sunglasses at night. They may cut down on glare from headlamps, but they also make a lot ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you cannot stop, accelerate, or turn as well because your tire-to-road traction is not as good as on dry roads. And, if your tires do not have much tread left, you... through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ...water can build up under your tires that they can actually ride on the water....happen often. But it can if your tires do not have much tread ...water, water can come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage ...your view restricted by road spray. • Have good tires with proper tread depth. See ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... going. Get a city map and plan your trip into an unknown part of the city just as you would for a cross-country trip. • Try to ... not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on them. You will want to watch ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...adjust your speed to the posted limit or to the prevailing rate if it is slower. Stay in the right lane unless you want to pass. Before changing lanes, check your mirrors. Then use your turn signal. Mile for mile, freeways - also called thruways, parkways, expressways, turnpikes, or superhighways -...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... outside? • Wiper Blades: Are they in good shape? • Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you checked all ...: Are they all working? Are the lenses clean? • Tires: They are vitally important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread good enough for long-distance driving? Are the tires all infl...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... hypnosis, lack of awareness, or whatever. There is something about an easy stretch of road with the same scenery, along with the hum of the tires on the road, the drone of the engine, and the rush of the wind against the vehicle that can make you sleepy. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...Keep your vehicle in good shape. Check all fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system, and transmission. These parts can work hard on mountain roads. ...a lower gear. The lower gears help cool your engine and transmission, and you can climb the hill better. Stay ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... tips for winter driving: • Have your vehicle in good shape for winter. • You may want to put winter emergency supplies in your trunk. Also see Tires on page 5-57. Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, a supply of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clothing, a small ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... on Snow or Ice Most of the time, those places where the tires meet the road probably have good traction. However, if there is snow or ice between the tires and the road, you can have a very ... It Out on page 4-32, and "Winter Tires" under Tires on page 5-57. What is the worst time for this...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    Your Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) improves your vehicle's stability when you make a hard stop on a slippery road. Even though you have ABS, you will want to begin stopping sooner than you would on dry pavement. See Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) on page 4-7. If You Are Caught in a Blizzard If you ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ...: Snow can trap exhaust gases under your vehicle. This can cause deadly CO (carbon monoxide) gas to get inside. CO could overcome you and kill you. You cannot see it or smell it...vehicle that is away from the wind. This will help keep CO out. You can run the engine to keep warm, but be careful. 4-30
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... speedometer. Notice: Spinning your wheels can destroy parts of your vehicle as well as the tires. If you spin the wheels too fast while shifting your transmission back and forth, you can destroy your transmission. For more information about using tire chains on your vehicle, see Tire...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... around your front wheels. You should turn your traction control system off. ... your vehicle show how much weight it may properly carry, the Tire and Loading Information label ... maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... Information label also shows the tire size of the original equipment tires (C) and the recommended cold tire... vehicle's placard. Label Example A vehicle specific Tire and Loading Information label is attached ...attached below the door lock post (striker). The tire and loading information label shows ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage... can tow a trailer, see Towing a Trailer (STS Only) on page 4-40 for important information ...(68 kg) × 2 = Available Occupant and Cargo Weight = Total 1,000 lbs (453 kg)...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...Occupant Weight 150 lbs (68 kg) × 5 = Available Cargo Weight = Total 1,000 lbs (453 kg) 750 lbs...Occupant Weight 200 lbs (91 kg) × 5 = Available Cargo Weight = Total 1,000 lbs (453 kg) 1,000 ... (453 kg) 0 lbs (0 kg) Refer to your vehicle's Tire and Loading Information label for specific information ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... your vehicle, or the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) for either the front or rear axle. And, ... maximum front or rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way ... label also tells you the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... This feature keeps the rear of your vehicle level as the load changes. It is automatic, you do not need to adjust ... Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled vehicle towed. See Roadside Service on page 7-5. If you want to tow your vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...dinghy towing" (towing your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground) and "dolly towing" (towing your ...If you tow your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground, the drivetrain components could be damaged. The...be covered by your warranty. Do not tow your vehicle with all four wheels on the ground. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    Dolly Towing (Rear-Wheel-Drive Vehicles) (STS Only) Notice: Dolly towing or dinghy ... for towing. 5. Release the parking brake. Dolly Towing (STS-V) Notice: Dolly towing or dinghy towing your ... your vehicle on a flatbed truck. If you have an STS-V, it can only be towed on a flat-bed trailer. Dolly ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    Towing a Trailer (STS Only) {CAUTION: If you do not use the correct equipment and drive properly,...pull a trailer. Load-pulling components such as the engine, transmission, wheel assemblies and tires are forced to work harder against the drag of the added weight. The engine is required to operate at ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...600 km) your new vehicle is driven. Your engine, axle or other parts could be damaged. Weight of the Trailer How heavy can a trailer safely ... kg). These are total maximum weights including the load. But even that can be too heavy. The STS-V is not rated or designed to tow any trailer. It depends on ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... for our trailering information or advice, or you can write us at: Cadillac Customer Assistance Center Cadillac Motor Car Division P.O. Box 33169 Detroit, MI 48232-5169 In Canada, ... load to the GVW because your vehicle will be carrying that weight, too. See Loading Your Vehicle on ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... Weight on Your Vehicle's Tires Be sure your vehicle's tires are inflated to the upper limit for ... tires. You will find these numbers on the Tire and Loading Information. See Loading Your Vehicle ... attachments), safety chains, electrical connector, lamps, tires and mirror adjustment. If the trailer ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...flash whenever you signal a turn or lane change. Properly hooked up, the trailer lamps will...ash, telling other drivers you are about to turn, change lanes or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on...working. Backing Up Hold the bottom of the steering wheel with one hand. Then, to move the trailer ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...cooling system may temporarily overheat. See Engine Overheating on page 5-31. But if ...shift into PARK (P). When parking uphill, turn the wheels away from the curb. When parking downhill, turn ... someone place chocks behind the trailer wheels. 3. When the wheel chocks are in place, release the regular ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid (do not overfill), engine oil, drive belt, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them quickly. If you ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... Tire Terminology and Definitions ...5-61 Run-Flat Tires (STS-V) ...5-64 Inflation - Tire... New Tires ...5-72 Different Size Tires and Wheels ...5-74 5-1 Service ...5-3 Accessories and Modifications ...11 Engine Compartment Overview ...5-12 Engine Oil ...5-18 Engine Oil Life System ...5-24 Engine Air...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ... If a Tire Goes Flat ...5-81 Changing a Flat Tire (STS Only) ...5-83 Removing the Spare Tire and ... (STS Only) ...5-85 Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire (STS Only) ...5-86 Storing a ... Tools (STS Only) ...5-92 Compact Spare Tire (STS Only) ...5-93 Appearance Care ...5-94 Cleaning the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... needs. You will get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you will want to... for GM Accessories, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM Accessories. California Proposition 65 Warning Most motor vehicles, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... own service work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about ...this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-14... receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work you perform. See Maintenance ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...a posted octane rating of 87 or higher. For best performance or trailer towing, you may choose to ... rated at 87 octane or higher and you hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. If your vehicle has the ...and you hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. Fuel The 8th digit of your vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ...a posted octane rating of 91 or higher. For best performance, use premium unleaded gasoline with a posted octane ... you hear heavy knocking, your engine needs service. California Fuel If your ... specifications, but emission control system performance may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp may...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... plastic and rubber parts. That damage would not be covered under your warranty. Some gasolines... can reduce the life of spark plugs and the performance of the emission control system may be affected. ... covered by your warranty. To check the fuel availability, ask an auto club, or contact a major oil ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...re can cause bad injuries. To help avoid injuries to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine when you are refueling. Do not smoke if you are near fuel or refueling your vehicle. Keep ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... is nearly full, and is more likely in hot weather. Open the fuel cap slowly... to spill fuel. Do not top off or overfill the tank, and wait... the fuel cap has been left off or improperly installed. This would allow fuel... you are refueling, do not remove the nozzle. Shut off the flow of fuel by shutting...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...any underhood electric fan. {CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid,...rubber. You or others could be burned. Be careful not to drop or spill things that will burn onto a hot engine. 5-10
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... on the lower left side of the instrument panel. 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and find the secondary hood release lever. The lever is located under the front edge of the grille near the center. Move the release lever to the side and raise the hood. Before closing the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    Engine Compartment Overview Your vehicle may be equipped with front compartment underhood sight shields, which surround the vehicle's engine cover. These sight shields will need to be removed in order to access some of the underhood components in your vehicle. To remove the sight ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... the sight shields (if equipped) on the 3.6L V6 engine, here is what you will see: A. Underhood Fuse Block. ... Reservoir. See Power Steering Fluid on page 5-40. F. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See "When to Add Engine Oil"... (Out of View). See "Checking Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-18. H. Brake Master ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    4.6L V8 Engine 5-14
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... the sight shields (if equipped) on the 4.6L V8 engine, here is what you will see: A. Underhood Fuse Block. ... Reservoir. See Power Steering Fluid on page 5-40. F. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See "When to Add Engine Oil"... (Out of View). See "Checking Engine Oil" under Engine Oil on page 5-18. H. Brake Master ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    4.4L V8 STS-V Engine 5-16
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    After you have removed the sight shields (if equipped) on the 4.4L V8 STS-V engine, here is what you will see: A. Battery. See Battery on page... Steering Fluid Reservoir. See Power Steering Fluid on page 5-40. G. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See "When to Add Engine Oil" under Engine...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... Engine Oil It is a good idea to check your engine oil every time you get fuel. In ... be warm and the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop. See...Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for the location of the engine oil dipstick. 1. Turn off the engine and give the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...the right kind. This section explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see ... Specifications on page 5-116. Notice: Do not add too much oil. If the engine has so much oil ... Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for the location of the engine oil fill cap. Be sure to add ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    What Kind of Engine Oil to Use For V6 Engine Vehicles Only Look for two things: • GM6094M Your vehicle's engine requires oil meeting GM Standard GM6094M. You should look for and use only an oil that meets GM Standard GM6094M. • SAE 5W-30 As shown in the viscosity chart,...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... Petroleum Institute (API). Notice: Use only engine oil identified as meeting GM Standard ... starburst symbol. Failure to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not covered by your warranty. GM Goodwrench®...is recommended that you use either an SAE 5W-30 synthetic oil or an SAE 0W-30 oil...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ...Vehicles Only Look for two things: • GM4718M Your vehicle's engine requires a special oil meeting GM Standard GM4718M. Oils meeting this... Notice: If you use oils that do not have the GM4718M Standard designation, you can cause engine damage not covered by your warranty. • SAE 5W-30 As shown in...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... 1® synthetic oil, which meets all requirements for your vehicle. Substitute Engine Oil: When adding oil to maintain engine oil level, oil ... at all temperatures. Substitute oil not meeting GM Standard GM4718M should not be used for an oil change. Engine Oil Additives You should look for this on the...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... For the oil life system to work properly, you must reset the system every time the oil is changed. Notice: If your vehicle is an STS-V model, the engine uses a special oil filter. The use of any other engine oil filter could lead to fi...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... the oil has been changed, the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message must be reset. To reset the ... percentage does not return to 100% or if the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message comes back on ... or properly dispose of clothing or rags containing used engine oil. See the manufacturer's warnings about the use and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... you are driving in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. 3. Loosen the clamp and remove the duct from the ... Steps 1 through 4. If your vehicle has the 4.4L V8 STS-V engine, there is a special procedure for checking and changing the air cleaner/filter. Because this ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    Automatic Transmission Fluid {CAUTION: Operating the engine with the air cleaner/filter off can cause ... use the automatic transmission fluid listed in Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-12. Engine ... low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page 5-31. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    ... in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Notice: Using coolant other than DEX-... premature engine, heater core, or radiator corrosion. In addition, the engine coolant may require changing sooner, at the first maintenance service after each 25,000 miles ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... damage your vehicle. Use only the proper mixture of the engine coolant listed in this manual for the cooling system. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-12 for ...{CAUTION: Turning the surge tank pressure cap when the engine and radiator are hot can allow steam and scalding ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    Checking Intercooler System Coolant (4.4L V8 STS-V Engine Only) Adding Coolant If you need ... intercooler fill neck. {CAUTION: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    .... Stay away from the engine if you see or hear steam coming from it. Just turn it off and ...costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty. See Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode on ...31 Engine Overheating You will find an ENGINE COOLANT HOT IDLE ENGINE, an ENGINE OVERHEATED STOP ENGINE...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... protection operating mode, to avoid engine damage, allow the engine to cool before attempting any repair. The engine oil will be severely degraded. Repair the cause of coolant loss and change the oil. See Engine Oil on page 5-18.
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ...the hood, here is what you will see: {CAUTION: An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start ...6L V8 and 4.4L V8 STS-V Engines similar A. Electric Engine Cooling Fans B. Coolant Surge ... Pressure Cap Some vehicles may be equipped with an engine driven fan, as well as the electric pusher fans ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    .... If they are not, your vehicle needs service. Notice: Engine damage from running your engine ...heater core or radiator corrosion. In addition, the engine coolant may require changing sooner, at 30,000 miles ...and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Do not touch them. If you do, you...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ...Surge Tank If you have not found a problem yet, check to see if coolant is ...plain water or the wrong mixture, your engine could get too hot but you would not get the overheat warning. Your engine could ...can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    {CAUTION: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. If no coolant is visible in the surge tank, add ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... coolant surge tank pressure cap off, start the engine and let it run until you... radiator, on the passenger's side of the vehicle. Watch out for the engine cooling fans. By this time, the coolant level inside... line on the side of the coolant surge tank. Start the engine and allow it to warm up. If the...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ... Coolant to the Intercooler System Fill Neck (4.4L V8 STS-V Engine Only) If you have not found a problem yet, turn the engine off and allow it to cool down, then check ..., water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    {CAUTION: You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot engine. one-quarter of a turn. If you hear a hiss, wait ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    Power Steering Fluid See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir location. How... fluid, do the following: 1. Turn the key off and let the engine compartment cool down. 2....unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. What...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix ...washer fluid until the tank is full. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir ...if it is completely full. • Do not use engine coolant (antifreeze) in your windshield washer....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ... master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for reservoir location and ...: If you have too much brake fluid, it can spill on the engine. The fluid will burn if the engine is hot enough. You or others could be burned, and your vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ...: • Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that they will have to be replaced. Do not ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... mean something is wrong with your brakes. Properly torqued wheel nuts are necessary to help prevent brake pulsation. When tires are rotated, inspect brake pads for wear and evenly ... brake wear warning sound, have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Continuing to drive with worn-out brake pads ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...if someone puts in brake linings that are wrong for your vehicle, the balance between your front and rear brakes can change - for the worse. The braking performance you have come to expect can change in many other ways if someone puts...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ...: Batteries have acid that can burn you and gas that can explode. You can be badly hurt if... contain acid that can burn you. • They contain gas that can explode or ignite. • They contain enough ... to your vehicle that would not be covered by your warranty. Trying to start your vehicle by pushing or ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) or a manual transmission in NEUTRAL before setting the ... repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always turn off your radio and ... terminal location on your vehicle's battery. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for more ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... ground location, instead of the ECM, ECM bracket, or any cables attached to the ECM bracket. {CAUTION: An electric fan can start up even when the engine is not running and can injure you. Keep hands, clothing and tools away from any underhood electric fan. Your vehicle has a remote negative (−) ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    ... help immediately. {CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your hands away from moving parts once the engine is running. 5. Check that the jumper cables do... one. Negative (−) will go to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (−) terminal if ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (−) terminal on the vehicle... from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection is just... the vehicle with the good battery and run the engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... that needs lubrication. Transfer Case When to Check Lubricant Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote Negative (−) Terminal B. Good Battery or ... hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. 5-51
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    ... necessary to regularly check rear axle fluid unless you suspect there is a leak or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. How to Check Lubricant A. Drain Plug B. Fill Plug To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ... Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-12. Front Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant It is not necessary to regularly check the front axle fluid unless you suspect there is ...hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. A. Drain Plug B....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    ..., see Replacement Bulbs on page 5-55. For any bulb changing procedure not listed in this section, contact your dealer.... a very high voltage. If you try to service any of the system components, you could be seriously.... Have your dealer or a qualified technician service them. Your vehicle may have HID ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    3. Fold the cover down slightly and locate the lamp assembly. 4. Turn the socket counterclockwise and pull it straight out to remove it from the lamp assembly. 5. Pull the old bulb straight out and reinstall the new bulb. 6. Reverse the steps to reinstall. Replacement Bulbs Exterior Lamp Back-up ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    Windshield Replacement Keep in mind that your windshield is part of the Head-Up Display (HUD) system. If you ever have to... worn. For proper windshield wiper blade length and type, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-14. STS-V models will automatically move the windshield wipers to the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ..., see your GM Warranty booklet for details. For additional information refer to the tire manufacturer's booklet included with your vehicle's Owner's Manual. • See Inflation - Tire Pressure on page 5-65 for inflation pressure adjustment for high speed driving....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ...-Profile Performance Tires If your vehicle has P255/45R18 99Y size tires on the front wheels and P275/40R19 100Y size tires on the rear wheels, they are classified as low-profile performance tires...you would like or the same level of performance as winter tires on snow or ice covered roads....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ...manufacturer and plant code, tire size, and date the tire was manufactured. The TIN is molded ...maximum pressure needed to support that load. 5-59 Passenger (P-Metric) Tire Example (A) Tire Size:...ratio, construction type, and service description. See the "Tire Size" illustration later in this section ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... gone flat. If your vehicle has a compact spare tire, see Compact Spare Tire (STS Only) on page 5-93 and If a ... and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size means the tire is for temporary use only. (G) TPC Spec (Tire Performance Criteria Specification): Original ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...illustration shows an example of a typical passenger vehicle tire size. (D) Construction Code: A letter code... P as the first character in the tire size means a passenger vehicle tire engineered to standards set... height-to-width measurements. For example, if the tire size aspect ratio is 60, as shown...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ...inch (psi) or kilopascals (kPa) before a tire has built up heat from driving. See.... Intended Outboard Sidewall: The side of an asymmetrical tire, that must always face outward when mounted... from 1 to 279 that corresponds to the load carrying capacity of a tire. Maximum Inflation Pressure: The maximum...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... laid at 90 degrees to the centerline of the tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which ... tire information system that provides consumers with ratings for a tire's traction, temperature, and treadwear. Ratings ... and the original equipment tire size and recommended inflation pressure. See "...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    Run-Flat Tires (STS-V) If your vehicle has run-flat tires, there is no ...at, you will not need to stop on the side of the road to change the tire. You can just keep on driving. ... replacement tires must be self-supporting tires. To locate the nearest GM or authorized run-flat servicing facility, call ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... are constructed differently than other tires and could explode during improper service. You or others could be injured ... to repair, replace, dismount, or mount a run-flat tire. Let only an authorized run-flat service center repair, replace, dismount, and mount run-flat tires. The valve stems on ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ...weight your vehicle can carry, and an example of the tire and loading information label, see Loading ... valve to get a pressure measurement. If the cold tire inflation pressure matches the recommended pressure ... information regarding the compact spare tire, see Compact Spare Tire (STS Only) on page 5-...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ... (160 km/h) or higher, puts an additional strain on tires. Sustained high-speed driving causes ... can be driven at high speeds, make sure the tires are rated for high speed operation, in excellent ...15 minutes. Using the Driver Information Center (DIC), tire pressure levels may be viewed by the driver. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... the following order: driver's side front tire, passenger's side front tire, passenger's side rear ...your GM dealer for service. The TPMS sensors may also be matched to each tire/wheel position by ..., attached to your vehicle, shows the size of your vehicle's original equipment tires and the correct in�.
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ...air pressure gauge, or a key. 7. Proceed to the passenger's side front tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 6. ...the spare, the SERVICE TIRE MONITOR message will be displayed on the DIC screen. This message should go off once you re-install the road tire containing the TPM sensor. The SERVICE TIRE ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ...recommended if your vehicle has the following performance tire combinations: • P235/50R17 size tires on the front wheels and P255/45R17 size tires ...on the front wheels and P275/40R19 size tires on the rear wheels. Different tire sizes should not be rotated front to rear. Each tire and wheel should...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... to use a scraper or wire brush later, if needed, to get all the rust or dirt off. See Changing a Flat Tire (STS Only) on page 5-83. When rotating P235/50R17 size tires or 255/45ZR18 size tires, always use the correct rotation pattern shown ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... traction control, and tire pressure monitoring performance. GM's TPC Spec number is molded onto... additional information. The optional 18-inch performance tires, size 255/45ZR18 99Y, used on some vehicles, meet the General Motors Tire... can still get these TPC Spec rated tires by asking your GM dealer....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... GM dealer can order these tires by part number. This way, your vehicle ... on your vehicle. See Compact Spare Tire (STS Only) on page 5-93. {CAUTION... could have a crash. Using tires of different sizes (other than those originally... your vehicle's tires with those that do not have a TPC Spec number, make...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... on your vehicle. Vehicles that have performance tires P235/50R17 95V (front axle) and P255/45R17 ... on wheels with different rim widths. The front axle tires are mounted on rims 7.5 inches (19.05 cm) ... you add different sized wheels, your vehicle may not provide an acceptable level of performance and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ...tire graded 100. The relative performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use... Administration, which grades tires by treadwear, traction and temperature performance. (This applies only... requirements and additional General Motors Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) standards. Traction...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ... temperature can lead to sudden tire failure. The grade C corresponds to a level of performance which all ... B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than the minimum required ... and best overall performance. Adjustments to wheel alignment and tire balancing will not ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ...affect the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose air and make you lose control. You... or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance and tire or tire chain clearance to the body and chassis. See Changing a Flat Tire (STS Only) on page 5-83 for more ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...if its manufacturer recommends it for use on your vehicle and tire size combination and road conditions. Follow that manufacturer's CAUTION: (Continued) instructions. To help... Use only SAE Class S-type chains that are the proper size for your tires. Install them on the rear tires and...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    Lifting Your Vehicle (STS-V) {CAUTION: {CAUTION: Lifting a vehicle can cause an injury. The vehicle...set the parking brake with your left foot. 4. Turn off the engine. To be even more certain the vehicle will not move, you can put blocks in front of and behind the wheels. Also, see Shifting Into Park...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... can be accessed from either side of your vehicle, behind the front tires. • Be sure the jack you are using meets the weight standards for your vehicle and is in good... is about 15 inches (37 cm) from the rear edge of the front wheel well. 2. Be sure to place a block or pad between...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... accessed from either side of your vehicle, in front of the rear tires. If a Tire Goes Flat It is unusual for a tire ... a few tips about what to expect and what to do: If a front tire fails, the flat tire will create a drag that pulls the vehicle toward that side. Take your foot off the accelerator ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ...flat, and your vehicle has a spare tire, see Changing a Flat Tire (STS Only) on page 5-83. This information shows you how to use your vehicle's tire changing equipment and how to change a flat tire safely. Run-Flat Tires (STS-V) If your vehicle has run-flat tires, there is no ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    See Run-Flat Tires (STS-V) on page 5-64 and Tire Pressure Monitor System on page 5-67, for additional information. Changing a Flat Tire (STS Only) If you have an STS-V model, there is no spare tire ...-flat tires. See Run-Flat Tires (STS-V) on page 5-64 for more information. If you have an ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    {CAUTION: Changing a tire can be dangerous. The vehicle can slip off the jack and roll ... or even killed. Find a level place to change your tire. To help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. ...you should put blocks at the front and rear of the tire farthest away from the one being changed. That would be ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools (STS Only) The equipment you will need is located in the trunk. To gain access to the compact spare tire...Remove the compact spare tire. See Compact Spare Tire (STS Only) on page 5-93 for more information about the compact spare tire. The tools...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire (STS Only) 1. If your vehicle has wheel covers, use the flat end of the wheel wrench to remove .... Turn the wheel wrench clockwise to gently pry off the wheel cover. Be careful not to scratch the aluminum wheel edge and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ...is jacked up is dangerous. If the vehicle slips off the jack you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. {CAUTION: 3. Find the vehicle's ... shape to help you find them. 4. Attach the wheel wrench to the jack. Raising your vehicle with ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... and training. The jack provided with your vehicle is designed only for changing a flat tire. If it is used for anything else, you or others ... killed if the vehicle slips off the jack. Use the jack provided with your vehicle only for changing a flat tire. Notice: If you position the jack under the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ... the wheel wrench clockwise. Raise the vehicle far enough off the ground for the compact spare tire to fit under the vehicle. Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts become loose after a...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ... you do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off, causing a serious accident. 10. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces,.... Lower the jack completely. 11. Install the spare tire. 12. Put the wheel nuts back on with the rounded end of the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ...improperly tightened wheel nuts can cause the wheel to come loose and even come off. This could lead to an accident. Be sure to use the correct wheel nuts. If you ...to put a wheel cover on your compact spare tire. It will not fit. Store the wheel cover in the trunk until you have the...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    ... Flat or Spare Tire and Tools (STS Only) Full-Size Tire and Tools After you have put the compact spare tire on your vehicle, you will need to do the following to ...is for temporary use only. Replace the compact spare tire with a full-size tire as soon as you can. {CAUTION: Storing...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ... Tools Use the following diagram as a guide for storing the compact spare tire and tools in the trunk: ... place in the trunk area. 3. Reinstall the compact spare tire (E) with the valve stem up, and line ... nut (B). 6. Reinstall the compact spare tire cover (A). Compact Spare Tire (STS Only) Although ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... and make sure the spare tire is correctly inflated. The compact spare is made to perform well at ... finish your trip and have the full-size tire repaired or replaced where you want. You ... the vehicle. Of course, it's best to replace the spare with a full-size tire as soon as you can. The spare will ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... breathing space. Before using cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label. While cleaning your vehicle's interior, maintain adequate ...liquid cleaners, about 20 drops per gallon (3.78 L) of water is a good guide. • Do not heavily saturate your upholstery while cleaning. • ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ... coatings that are sold to preserve and protect leather may permanently change the appearance and feel of your leather and are not recommended. Do ... remove as much as possible and then vacuum. To clean, use the following instructions: 1. Saturate a lint-free, clean white cloth with water or club soda...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... lifters or removers on plastic surfaces. Many commercial cleaners and coatings that are sold to preserve and protect soft plastic surfaces may permanently change the appearance and feel of your interior and are not recommended. Do not use silicone or wax-based products, or those containing organic ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    .... Foreign materials such as calcium chloride and other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings, chemicals from industrial chimneys, etc., ... cloth and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under Washing Your Vehicle on page 5-98. 5-98
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ...windshield will stick to the wiper blades and affect their performance. Clean the blade by wiping vigorously with a cloth soaked in... you could damage the surface of the wheel(s). The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Use only GM-approved cleaners on aluminum or chrome-plated wheels. The ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ... an automatic car wash that has silicone carbide tire cleaning brushes. These brushes can also damage ... with tire cleaner. Notice: Using petroleum-based tire dressing products on your vehicle may damage the paint finish and/or tires. When applying a tire dressing, always wipe off any overspray from ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ...no defect in the paint job causes this, GM will repair, at no charge to the owner, the surfaces of new vehicles damaged by this fallout condition within 12 months or...these are not removed, corrosion and rust can develop on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan, and exhaust system ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... Wax-Treated Tar and Road Oil Remover Chrome Cleaner and Polish White Sidewall Tire Cleaner Vinyl Cleaner Glass Cleaner Chrome and Wire .... Spray on and wipe off. Description Swirl Remover Polish Cleaner Wax Foaming Tire Shine Low Gloss Wash Wax Concentrate Spot Lifter Odor...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ... your vehicle's engine, specifications, and replacement parts. Service Parts Identification Label You will find this label on your spare tire cover. It is very helpful if you ever need to order parts. On this label, you will find the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... vehicle and the damage wouldn't be covered by your warranty. Some add-on electrical equipment can ... add anything electrical to your vehicle, see Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-...individual fuse. An electrical overload will cause the lamps to go on and off, or in some cases to remain ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ...the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the circuit until the problem is fixed or goes away. Look at the silver-colored band inside ...one of the identical size and rating. If a fuse should blow, see your dealer for service immediately. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    Underhood Fuse Block 5-106
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ... underhood fuse block is located in the front of the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. See ... Headlamp Leveling Oxygen Sensor, Camshaft Phasers Engine Wiring Harness Passenger's Side Rear ... Harness Rain Sensor, Headlamp Washer, Tire Pressure Monitor Climate Control Intellibeamମ.
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ... HUD V8 ECM ABS STR RLY WASH NOZ/AQS Usage Engine Control Module, Transmission Control Module, Easy Key ...Heads-Up Display, Column Lock Module V8 Engine Control Module, Evap. Solenoid Anti-lock ... Coils, Odd Fuel Injectors Transmission Control Module, Instrument Panel, Engine Control Spare Mass ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ...Starter Spare Fog Lamps Air Conditioning Compressor Clutch Front Blower Motor Engine Controls Ignition 1, Starter, Washer Nozzle, Air Quality, Anti-lock Brake System,...Module, Instrument Panel Cluster, Mass Airflow Sensor, Engine Control Module LOW SPEED FAN RELAY Cooling Fan...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... remove or reinstall the rear seat. Do not remove covers from any of the covered parts, and do not store anything under the seats. To remove the ... to release the front hooks. 2. Pull the cushion up and out toward the front of the vehicle. To reinstall the rear seat cushion, do the following: 5-110
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ... Slide the rear of the cushion up and under the seatback so the rear-locating guides hook into the wire loops on the back frame. 3. With the seat cushion lowered... section. To access the fuses, push in the two tabs, then lift the cover off. Your vehicle may not have all the fuses listed below. 5-111
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... (Export Only) Fuses REAR HTD SEATS SPARE SPARE IGN3 RR SHLF SPEAKER DPM TRUNK DR VALET REVERSE LAMP Usage Rear Heated Seats Spare Spare Front Passenger Heated Seat, Auto Shifter, Occupant Protection Rear Shelf Speaker Memory Seat, Lumbar Trunk Release, Valet Lockout Switch Reverse Lamps, Rear ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    Fuses AIR BAG POSITION LAMPS (OPT) JOINT CONNECTOR Relays INTERCOOLER PUMP MICRO (OPT) ELC RELAY MINI (OPT) L POSITION RELAY MICRO TRUNK DR REL RELAY MICRO REV LAMP RELAY MICRO Usage Airbag Rear Taillamps Joint Connector Usage Intercooler Pump (Option) Automatic Level Control Compressor (Option) ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ... (OPT) STOP LAMPS FUEL PUMP RF HTD ST/S-BAND RADIO/ ONSTAR 5-114 Sunroof Module (Option) Stoplamps Fuel Pump Front Passenger Heated Seat, S-Band™ Antenna Radio/OnStar® Steering Wheel, Column HTD...PSG DR MOD LT TURN-RIM Interior Lamps Front Passenger Door Module Left Turn Signal
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    Fuses REAR FOG LAMP (OPT) AFTERBOIL/ DIFF PUMP (OPT) RIM JOINT CONNECTOR Relays SPARE REAR DEFOG RELAY MINI FUEL PUMP RELAY MICRO REAR FOG LAMP RLY MICRO (OPT) Usage Rear Fog Lamps (Option) After Boil, Rear Differential Cooling Pump Ignition to Rear Integration Module Joint Connector Relays STOP ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ... 11.8 L Intercooler System 4.4L Engine 2.6 qt 2.5 L Engine Oil with Filter 3.6L V6 ... 66.2 L Transmission 5-Speed Automatic 9.5 qt 9.0 L 6-Speed Automatic (V-Series) 6.5 qt 6.2 L Wheel Nut..., be sure to fill to the approximate level as recommended in this manual. Recheck the fluid level after filling...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    Engine Specifications Engine 3.6L HFV6 4.4L DOHC V8 (V-Series) 4.6L DOHC V8 VIN Code 7 D A ... Automatic Automatic Automatic Spark Plug Gap 0.044 inches (1.1 mm) 0.040 inches (1.0 mm) 0.040 inches (1.0 mm) STS-V Engine Data Engine 4.4L V8 (LC3) Horsepower 440 hp (328 kW) @ 6400 rpm Torque 430 lb ft (...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ✍ NOTES 5-118
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    Section 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...6-8 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-9 At Least Once a Month ... ...6-12 Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-14 Engine Drive Belt Routing (STS-V) ...6-15 Maintenance Record ...6-16 Maintenance Schedule ...6-2 Introduction ...6-2 Maintenance ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ...Schedule Introduction Important: Keep engine oil at the proper level and change as recommended. Your ... your new vehicle warranties. See your Warranty and Owner Assistance booklet ...checks, inspections, replacement parts, and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ... for your service needs, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM parts. If you want to purchase service information, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-14. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    ... 000 km) since your last service. Remember to reset the oil life system whenever the oil is changed. See Engine Oil Life System on page ... on the Engine Oil Life System and resetting the system. When the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message appears, certain services, checks, and inspections are required. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    Scheduled Maintenance Service Change engine oil and filter. See Engine Oil on page 5-18. Reset oil life system. See Engine Oil Life System on page 5-24. An Emission Control Service. Visually check for any leaks or damage. See footnote (k). Inspect engine air cleaner fi...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    Additional Required Services The following services should be performed at the first maintenance service (I or II)...lter. See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter on page 5-25. Change automatic transmission fluid ...See footnote (h). Change automatic transmission fluid and filter (normal service). For all-wheel...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ... Resources Board has determined that the failure to perform this maintenance item will not nullify the emission warranty or limit recall liability prior to...useful life. We, however, urge that all recommended maintenance services be performed at the indicated intervals and the maintenance be recorded....
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... under dusty conditions, inspect the filter at each engine oil change. (n) Visually inspect belt for fraying, excessive cracks, or obvious damage. Replace belt if necessary. Owner Checks and Services These owner checks and services should be performed at the intervals specified to ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    ... level can cause damage to your engine not covered by your warranty. At Least Once a Month Tire Inflation Check Visually inspect ... details. Check to make sure the spare tire is stored securely. See Changing a Flat Tire (STS Only) on page 5-83. Engine Coolant Level Check Check the engine coolant ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ... not use the accelerator pedal, and be ready to turn off the engine immediately if it starts. 3. Try to start the engine in each gear. The vehicle should start only in ... regular brake immediately if the vehicle begins to move. 3. With the engine off and without applying the regular brake, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    ...once should the vehicle begin to move. the engine running and transmission in NEUTRAL (N), slowly remove.... • To check the PARK (P) mechanism's holding ability: With the engine running, shift to PARK (P). Then release... Service At least every spring, use plain water to flush any corrosive materials...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    ... be obtained from your dealer. Usage Fluid/Lubricant Engine oil which meets GM Standard GM6094M ...meets all the requirements for your vehicle. For the proper viscosity, see Engine Oil on page 5-18. Usage Engine ...Engine Oil (V6 Engine) Engine Oil (V8 Engine) Chassis Lubricant Part No. U.S. 12377985, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    ...cation 9986115. SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant Front Axle (GM Part No. U.S. 12378261, in (All-Wheel Canada 10953455) meeting Drive)...Specification 9986115. Transfer Case DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission (All-Wheel Fluid. Look for "Approved for the Drive) H-Specification"...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    ...¬cation can be obtained from your GM dealer. Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter Element Engine Oil Filter 3.6L V6 4.4L V8 (V-... A2944C PF2129 PF261 PF61 CF13C 41-990 41-991 41-986 - - Notice: If your vehicle is an STS-V model, the engine uses a special oil filter. The use of any other engine oil fi...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    Engine Drive Belt Routing (STS-V) 4.4L V8 Engine 6-15
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ..., and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. See Maintenance Requirements on page 6-2. Any additional information from Owner Checks and Services on page 6-8 can be added on the following record pages. You should retain all maintenance receipts. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-17
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-18
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ... Assistance and Information ...7-2 Customer Satisfaction Procedure ...7-2 Online Owner Center ...7-3 Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) ... Assistance Offices ...7-4 GM Mobility Reimbursement Program ...7-5 Roadside Service ...7-5 Courtesy Transportation ...7-7 Vehicle Data Collection and ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ... be quickly resolved at that level. If the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner of the dealership or the general manager. STEP TWO: If after contacting a member of dealership management, it...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ...Access information about your specific vehicle, including tips and videos and an electronic version of this owner's manual (United States only). • Keep track of your vehicle's service history and maintenance schedule. • Find GM dealers for ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    ...-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), Cadillac has TTY equipment available at its Customer ... Assistance General Motors of Canada Limited Canadian Cadillac Customer Communication Centre, 163-005 1908 ...800-882-1112 Customer Assistance Offices Cadillac encourages customers to call the toll-free ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... Service is more than an auto club or towing service. It provides every Cadillac owner with the advantage of contacting a Cadillac .... Each technician travels with a specially equipped service vehicle complete with the necessary Cadillac parts and tools required to handle most roadside repairs. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    Cadillac Owner Privileges™ Roadside Service provides several Cadillac Owner Privileges™ at "no charge," throughout your Cadillac Warranty Period - 48 months/50,000 miles (80 000 km). Emergency Road Service is performed on site for the ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ... warranty repairs. Transportation Options Warranty service can generally be completed while you wait. ... Service Appointments When your vehicle requires warranty service, you should contact your dealer ... and ask for instructions. If the dealer requests that you simply drop the vehicle off for service,...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    ...Program Information Courtesy Transportation is available during the Bumper-to-Bumper warranty coverage period, but it is not part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. A separate booklet entitled Warranty and Owner Assistance Information furnished with each new vehicle provides detailed ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    ... equipped with OnStar®, please check the OnStar® subscription service agreement or manual for information on its operations and data collection. • with the consent of the vehicle owner or, if the vehicle is leased, with the consent of...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ... technician using the proper equipment and quality replacement parts. Poorly performed collision repairs will diminish your vehicle's resale value, ... fit poorly, exhibit premature durability/corrosion problems, and may not perform properly in subsequent collisions. Aftermarket parts are not covered ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ..., call GM Roadside Assistance. See Roadside Service on page 7-5 for more information. • If your vehicle cannot be driven, know where the towing service will be taking it. Get a card from the tow truck operator or write down the driver's name, the service's name, and the phone number. • Remove ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ... parts. Remember, recycled parts will not be covered by your GM vehicle warranty. Insurance pays the ... may initially value the repair using aftermarket parts. Discuss this with your repair professional, and insist... and make sure you understand what work will be performed on your vehicle. If you have a...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ...However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or General... at 1-800-424-9393 (or 366-0123 in the Washington, D.C. area) or write to: NHTSA, U.S. Department of Transportation Washington, D.C. 20590 You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ... Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario L1H 8P7 Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission, axle suspension, brakes, electrical, steering, body, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ... and intended to provide basic operational information about the vehicle. The owner's manual will include the Maintenance Schedule for all models. In-Portfolio: Includes a Portfolio, Owner's Manual, and Warranty Booklet. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $35.00 Without Portfolio: Owner's Manual only. ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    ✍ NOTES 7-16
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ... Electrical Equipment ...5-104 Air Cleaner/Filter, Engine ...5-25 Air Conditioning ...3-48 Airbag ... Restrain? ...1-56 Passenger Sensing System ...1-58 Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-62 What...Metal Damage ...5-100 Speaker Covers ...5-97 Tires ...5-100 Underbody Maintenance ...5-101 Vehicle ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    ...Antenna System ...3-122 Navigation/Radio System, see Navigation Manual ...3-115 Audio Systems Radio Personalization ...3-115 Audio ...) Lighting ...5-54 Replacement Bulbs ...5-55 Buying New Tires ...5-72 C California Fuel ...5-6 California Proposition 65 Warning ...5-3 Canadian Owners ...ii Capacities...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 467
    ...Storage Area ...2-51 Chains, Tire ...5-78 Charging System Light ...3-63 Check Engine Light ...3-67... ...5-97 Leather ...5-96 Speaker Covers ...5-97 Tires ...5-100 Underbody Maintenance ...5-101 Washing Your ... Repair ...7-10 Comfort Guides, Rear Safety Belt ...1-23 Compact Spare Tire ...5-93 Competitive...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    Coolant (cont.) Heater, Engine ...2-27 Surge Tank Pressure Cap ...5-31 Cooling System ... Defects to the United States Government ...7-13 Roadside Service ...7-5 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-14 D... Antenna System ...3-122 Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-4 Door Locks ...2-12 Power Door...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    ... F Filter Engine Air Cleaner ...5-25 Finish Damage ...5-101 Flash-to-Pass ...3-12 Flat Tire ...5-81 Flat Tire, Changing ...5-83 Flat Tire, Storing ...5-92 Fluid Automatic Transmission ...5-27 Power Steering ...5-40 Windshield Washer ...5-41 Fog Lamp Light ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    ...Mountain Roads ...4-25 Hood Checking Things Under ...5-10 Release ...5-11 Horn ...3-6 How to Use This Manual ...ii How to Wear Safety Belts Properly ...1-13 G Gage Engine Coolant Temperature ...3-67 Fuel ...3-72 Speedometer ...3-59 Tachometer ...3-59 Garage ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 471
    ... Keyless Access System, Operation ...2-5 Keys ...2-3 L Labeling, Tire Sidewall ...5-59 Lamps Battery Load ... Control ...Engine Coolant Temperature Warning ...Fog Lamp ...Highbeam On ...Lights On Reminder ...Low Tire Pressure Warning Light ...Malfunction Indicator ...Oil Pressure ...Passenger Airbag ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 472
    ... Maintenance Record ...6-16 Maintenance Requirements ...6-2 Maintenance Schedule (cont.) Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-14 Owner Checks and Services ...6-8 Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ...6-12 Scheduled Maintenance ...6-4 Using ...6-2 ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 473
    ... ...5-18 Pressure Light ...3-70 Oil, Engine Oil Life System ...5-24 Older Children, Restraints ...1-26 Online Owner Center ...7-3 OnStar® System, see ... ...2-44 Power Heated Mirrors ...2-43 Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode ...5-32 Owner Checks and Services ...6-8 Owners, Canadian ...ii 9
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 474
    ......3-121 Navigation/Radio System, see Navigation Manual ...3-115 Radio Personalization ...3-115 Radio ... Lubricants ...6-12 Recreational Vehicle Towing ...4-38 Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire ...5-86 Removing the Spare Tire and Tools ...5-85 Replacement Bulbs ...5-55 Replacement, ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 475
    ... (RAP) ...2-25 Right Front Passenger Position, Safety Belts ...1-21 Roadside Service ...7-5 Rocking Your ... Drive Belt ...6-15 Run-Flat Tires ...5-64 Running the Engine While Parked ...2-40 S ... Own Work ...5-4 Engine Soon Light ...3-67 Publications Ordering Information ...7-14 Servicing Your Airbag-...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 476
    ... Belt Height Adjuster ...1-20 Signals, Turn and Lane-Change ...3-8 Spare Tire Compact ...5-93 Installing ...5-86 Removing ...5-85 Storing ... ...5-99 Buying New Tires ...5-72 Chains ...5-78 Changing a Flat Tire ...5-83 Cleaning ...5-100 Compact Spare Tire ...5-93 Different Size ...5-74 If a Tire Goes ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 477
    ... (cont.) Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools ...5-92 Tire Sidewall Labeling ...5-59 Tire ... Wheel Replacement ...5-76 When It Is Time for New Tires ...5-72 Towing Recreational Vehicle ...4-38 Towing a......3-44 Understanding Radio Reception ...3-120 Uniform Tire Quality Grading ...5-75 Universal Home ...
  • 2006 Cadillac STS-V | Owner's Manual - Page 478
    ......3-6 Other Warning Devices ...3-6 Safety and Symbols ...iii Vehicle Damage ...iv Wheels Alignment and Tire Balance ...5-76 Different Size ...5-74 Replacement ...5-76 Where to Put the Restraint ...1-36 Windows ...2-17 Power ...2-18 Windshield Wiper Blades,...



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2006 Cadillac STS-V Manual