2014 Cadillac CTS Owner Manual

2014 Cadillac CTS Manual

2014 Cadillac CTS manual table of contents:

  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 1
    2014 Cadillac CTS/CTS-V Owner Manual M In Brief ...1-1 Instrument Panel ...1-2 Initial Drive Information ...1-4 Vehicle Features ...1-15 Performance and Maintenance ...1-21 Keys, Doors, and Windows ...2-1 Keys and Locks ...2-2 Doors ...2-17 Vehicle Security...2-23 Exterior Mirrors ...2-26 ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 2
    2014 Cadillac CTS/CTS-V Owner Manual M Vehicle Care ...10-1 General Information ...10-3 Vehicle Checks ...10-4 Headlamp Aiming ...10-34 Bulb Replacement ...10-35 Electrical System ...10-37 Wheels and Tires ...10-61 Jump Starting ...10-105 Towing the Vehicle ...10-109 Appearance Care ...10-112 ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 3
    ... body designs appearing in this manual including, but not limited to, GM, the GM logo, CADILLAC, the CADILLAC Crest and Wreath, CTS, and CTS-V are trademarks and/or service marks of General Motors LLC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, or licensors. Litho in ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 4
    iv Introduction Using this Manual To quickly locate information about the vehicle, use the Index in the back of the manual. It is an alphabetical ..., control, message, gauge, or indicator. M : This symbol is shown when you need to see your owner manual for additional instructions or information.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 5
    ...* : This symbol is shown when you need to see a service manual for additional instructions or information. Vehicle Symbol Chart Here are some additional symbols that may be ... 3 : Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer LATCH System Child Restraints (: j: Heated Steering Wheel or OnStar 9 ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 6
    vi Introduction 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 7
    ...Sunroof ...Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control ...Tire Pressure Monitor ...Engine Oil Life System ...Driving for Better Fuel Economy ...Roadside Service ...OnStar® ... Performance and Maintenance 1-21 1-21 1-22 1-23 1-23 1-23 Vehicle ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 8
    1-2 In Brief Instrument Panel CTS Shown, CTS-V Similar
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 9
    ... page 9-38. Magnetic Ride Control on page 9-40 (CTS-V Model Only). 9. Clock on page 5-9. 10. Passenger ...). Traction Control System (TCS) Disable Button (CTS-V Model Only). See Traction Control/ Electronic .... Shift Lever. See Automatic Transmission on page 9-26 or Manual Transmission on page 9-31. 26. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 10
    ...be on your specific vehicle. For more detailed information, refer to each of the features which can be found later in this owner manual. Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System On some models, the RKE transmitter is used to lock and unlock the doors...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 11
    ... Access vehicles, press the button to remove the key. The key can be used for all locks. See Keys on page 2-2 and Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) ... Vehicle Start on page 2-11. Door Locks To lock or unlock a door manually use the door lock knob on top of the doors. Wagon/Sedan Model From inside, pull a ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 12
    ... 2-9. Coupe Model To open a door from the inside, press the door latch button, or pull the manual ... the key to unlock the trunk then pull the manual door release handle, or press Q or K on the RKE ... must be in P (Park) and a manual transmission must be in Neutral to operate the power liftgate. To open...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 13
    ...of the Power Liftgate With the vehicle in P (Park) for an automatic transmission or Neutral for a manual transmission, turn the liftgate mode switch to ...The shift lever must be in P (Park) or N (Neutral) for automatic transmissions. For manual transmissions the shift lever must be in Neutral and the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 14
    ... 3-6. Power Lumbar Coupe Shown, Sedan/Wagon Similar The driver power window switches control all the windows. The passenger switch only controls that window. ... the front or rear of the horizontal control up or down. 1. Seat Cushion Bolster Adjustment 2. Lumbar Support Control 3. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 15
    In Brief To adjust the lumbar support, if equipped: . 1-9 Seat Cushion and Seatback Bolsters To adjust the seat cushion and seatback bolster support, if equipped: . Memory Features ... the top or bottom of the control (1) to increase or decrease support in the seat cushion bolsters. Press the top ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 16
    ... has a fan that pulls or pushes air through the seat. The air is not cooled. Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly. To achieve a comfortable seating position, change the seatback recline angle as little as ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 17
    ...place. Power Tilt Wheel Steering Wheel Adjustment United States Canada and Mexico ...If equipped with the power tilt and telescoping wheel, the control is on the left side of the steering column..... Push the control forward or rearward to move the steering wheel toward the front or rear of the vehicle....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 18
    ...Brief Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving. Exterior Lighting Interior Lighting ...lamps come on automatically when any door is opened. For manual operation, press the button next to each ... 6-5. O: . . O : Turns off all lamps, except the Daytime Running Lamps (DRL). AUTO: Automatically ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 19
    ...1: Use for slow wipes. 2: Use for fast wipes. Sedan and Coupe Model Sedan and Coupe Model Windshield Washer K : Press the button with this symbol, on the end of the windshield washer lever, to...on page 5-4 and Rear Window Wiper/ Washer on page 5-6 (if equipped). { Warning Wagon Model The...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 20
    ... equipped). See Manual Mode on page 9-28. Manual Transmission Skip Shift (CTS-V) 1. Driver and Passenger Displays 2. Fan 3. Power 4. AUTO (Automatic Operation) 5. ... harder acceleration, Skip Shift is disabled, and all gears are available. See Manual Transmission on page 9-31.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 21
    In Brief 1-15 Vehicle Features Radio(s) VOL/ O : Press to turn the system on and off. Turn to increase or decrease the ... available, No Information displays. For more information about these and other radio features, see Operation on page 7-3. Setting the Clock The analog clock is on the instrument...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 22
    ... must be paired with the in-vehicle Bluetooth system before it can be used in the vehicle. Not all phones will support all functions. See Bluetooth on page 7-35. Some audio steering wheel controls could differ depending on the vehicle's options. Controls ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 23
    ... and wired headphones, if the vehicle has these features, does not mute. Press and release ... has a navigation system, there is a separate infotainment manual that includes information on the radio, audio players, and navigation system. CTS Shown, CTS-V Similar For vehicles with a navigation system, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 24
    ... more. V : Press to reset certain DIC features and to acknowledge DIC warning messages ... are on the instrument panel next to the steering wheel. Some vehicle features can be programmed by using ... on the instrument panel next to the steering wheel. These features include: ... Driver Information Center...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 25
    ... bumper clean to ensure proper operation. See Ultrasonic Parking Assist on page 9-43. On the CTS Wagon there is an additional accessory power outlet near the rear cargo net that is powered at all times. Remove the cover to access and replace when not ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 26
    ...time. The passenger side switch (2) operates the sunroof. Vent: Coupe only, press and hold the front of the switch... has a comfort stop feature that stops the sunroof from opening to the full-open position. Press the rear of the sunroof switch (2) to the first detent to open the sunroof to the comfort...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 27
    ... and hold the TCS/ StabiliTrak button Y on the instrument panel (CTS) or steering wheel (CTS-V) until g illuminates and the appropriate DIC message ... and release the TCS/StabiliTrak button Y on the instrument panel (CTS) or the steering wheel (CTS-V). The appropriate DIC message is displayed. See ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 28
    ...not on, the system is reset. See Engine Oil Life System on page 10-13. The low tire pressure warning light may come on in cool weather when the vehicle is first started, and then turn off as the vehicle is driven. This may be an early indicator that the tire pressures are getting low and the tires ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 29
    In Brief 1-23 Driving for Better Fuel Economy Driving habits can affect fuel mileage. Here are some driving tips to get the best fuel economy possible. . . Combine several ...1112 TTY Users (U.S. Only): 1-888-889-2438 New Cadillac owners are automatically enrolled in the Roadside Service...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 30
    1-24 In Brief 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 31
    Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-1 2-26 2-27 2-27 2-27 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys and Locks Keys ...2-2 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access) ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Key Access) ...2-9 Remote Vehicle Start ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 32
    2-2 Keys, Doors, and Windows Keys and Locks Keys { Warning Leaving children in a vehicle with an ignition key or Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter is dangerous and children or others could be seriously injured or killed. They could operate the power window or other controls or make the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 33
    Keys, Doors, and Windows 2-3 Keyless Access This key, inside the transmitter, is used for the driver door, glove box, and rear seat pass-through door. See "Rear Seat Pass-Through" under Trunk on page 2-17. Keyless Access If the vehicle has the Keyless Access ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 34
    ... key blade for debris. Periodically clean with a brush or pick. See your dealer if a new key is needed. Contact Roadside Service if locked out of the... open. To access the rear doors first, pull the rear door handle once to unlock all doors and a second time to open the door. Check the distance. The ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 35
    ... any door other than the driver door will cause all of the doors to unlock. This is not customizable. To customize which doors...The doors lock after several seconds if all doors are closed and at least one RKE .... Press K twice within five seconds to unlock all the doors. The interior lamps may come on....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 36
    ... one recognized transmitter. For vehicles sold in Canada, two recognized transmitters are required to program a new transmitter. 1. Make sure the ... to unlock the trunk/ liftgate. The automatic transmission must be in P (Park) or the manual transmission must be in Neutral with the parking brake set. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 37
    ... a Recognized Transmitter United States owners are permitted to program a new transmitter to their vehicle when a recognized transmitter is not available... the matching process. 1. Make sure the vehicle is off. 2-7 6. Place the new transmitter into the transmitter pocket with the buttons facing the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 38
    ...reads LEARN DELAY ACTIVE WAIT XX MIN and counts down to zero. 12. A beep sounds and the DIC reads READY TO LEARN ELECTRONIC KEY # X. All previously known transmitter programming has been erased. Starting the Vehicle with a Low Transmitter Battery Replace the battery if the REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 39
    .... 3. Remove the old battery. Do not use a metal object. 4. Insert the new battery, positive side facing down. Replace with a CR2032 or equivalent ... the performance of the transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System on page 2-4. Coupe Shown, Wagon and Sedan Similar Do not pull on the chrome ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 40
    ... second to unlock the trunk/ liftgate. The automatic transmission must be in P (Park) or the manual transmission must be in Neutral with the parking brake set.... through your dealer. When the replacement transmitter is programmed to the vehicle, all remaining transmitters must also be programmed. Any ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 41
    ... Start This vehicle may have a remote starting feature that allows you to start the engine from outside the .... Do not use a metal object. 3. Insert the new battery, positive side facing up. ... and outside of the vehicle. The windshield defroster and/or rear window defogger turn on if it is cold outside...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 42
    ... brake pedal and turn the ignition to ON/RUN to drive the vehicle. After a remote start, the engine will... your vehicle is low on fuel, do not use the remote start feature. The vehicle may run... Start To start the engine using the remote start feature: 1. Aim the transmitter at the vehicle and press and...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 43
    ..., Doors, and Windows Canceling a Remote Start To manually shut off the engine after a remote start... control system malfunction. The engine coolant temperature is too high. The oil pressure is low. Two remote... properly and lock the doors whenever you drive. Young children who get into unlocked vehicles...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 44
    ...battery power, the driver door can be opened manually. 1. Door Handle Sensor 2. Door Latch ...Pulling the door handle again unlatches the door. For a rear door use the door lock knob... From the outside, press the RKE transmitter. Q or K on . From inside the vehicle, pull the manual door release handle...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 45
    ...three times indicating that delayed locking is active. When all the doors are closed, the doors will lock automatically ... second timer will reset itself once all the doors are closed again. Power Door ... by holding the key in Sedan/Wagon Shown, Coupe Similar The switches are on the front doors. You ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 46
    ... shift lever is moved into P (Park). For vehicles with a manual transmission, the doors will lock automatically after the... turned off and removed from the ignition. Use the manual or power door locks to unlock the doors ... second time. Manual Safety Locks Safety Locks (Sedan and Wagon) The rear door ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 47
    Keys, Doors, and Windows To open a rear door when the safety lock is on: 1. Unlock the door by ... the slot is in the vertical position. 3. Do the same for the other rear door. 2-17 Doors Trunk . Warning (... ... See Engine Exhaust on page 9-25. Close all of the windows. Fully open the air outlets on ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 48
    ... when transporting long items. To open the door, pull down the rear seat armrest. Then pull the lever all the way down to release the ...transmission, the shift lever must be in P (Park) or N (Neutral). On vehicles with a manual transmission, the shift lever must be in Neutral, and the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 49
    ... vehicle to open the trunk from the inside. 2-19 Warning (Continued) If the vehicle must be driven with the liftgate or trunk/hatch open: . . Close all of the windows. Fully open the air outlets on or under the instrument panel. Adjust the climate control system to a setting that brings in only ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 50
    ... mounted cargo during power operation. The liftgate can still be opened fully manually. OFF: The liftgate only operates manually in this ... with an automatic transmission must be in P (Park) and a manual transmission must be in Neutral to operate the power liftgate. The taillamps flash when the power ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 51
    ... The liftgate will remain open until it is activated again or closed manually. Press and release 8 on the liftgate next to the latch ... battery conditions. If this occurs, the liftgate can still be operated manually. If the liftgate is powered open and the liftgate support struts have lost pressure, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 52
    ... the liftgate to manual operation, with the vehicle in P (Park) for an automatic transmission or Neutral for a manual transmission, turn the mode selector switch to OFF. With the power liftgate disabled and all of the doors unlocked, the liftgate can be manually opened and closed. Manual operation ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 53
    ...2-23 Vehicle Security This vehicle has theft-deterrent features; however, they do not make the ... will not activate if the doors are locked with the key or the manual door lock. It activates only if the ... To arm the system, do one of the following: 1. Close all of the windows and doors, then lock the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 54
    ... system. The system does not have to be manually armed or disarmed. The vehicle is automatically immobilized ... in the instrument cluster, comes on if there is a problem with arming or disarming the theft-deterrent system. ... key, the vehicle needs service. If the vehicle does start, the first key may ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 55
    ...service the theft-deterrent system and have a new key made. It is possible for the theft-deterrent system decoder to learn the transponder value of a new or replacement key. Up to eight keys ... system. The system does not have to be manually armed or disarmed. The vehicle is automatically immobilized ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 56
    ...and Windows It is possible for the immobilizer system to learn new or replacement RKE transmitters. Up to eight ..., the vehicle needs service. If the ignition control knob does rotate, the first transmitter ... the theft-deterrent system and have a new RKE transmitter programmed to the vehicle. Exterior...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 57
    ...the glare of headlamps from behind you. If the vehicle has a rear vision camera (RVC), see Rear... Overview on page 14-1. Folding Mirrors Manual Vehicles with manual folding mirrors are folded inward toward... up, down, right, or left. Heated Mirrors = (Rear Window Defogger): Press to heat the mirrors. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 58
    ..., Doors, and Windows The vehicle aerodynamics are designed to improve fuel economy performance. This may result in a pulsing sound when either... Keys on page 2-2. Coupe Shown, Sedan/Wagon Similar The driver power window switches control all the windows. The passenger switch only controls that window....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 59
    ...-Down/Up Windows Windows with the express feature allow the windows to be raised and lowered all the way without holding the ... override, make sure that all people and obstructions are clear of the window path. The anti-pinch feature can be overridden. Hold the window switch all the way up to the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 60
    ... Retained Accessory Power (RAP) on page 9-22. Window Lockout Sun Visors Coupe Shown, Sedan/Wagon Similar v (Window Lockout): This feature prevents the rear passenger windows from operating, except from the driver position. Pull the sun visor down to ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 61
    ...open automatically with the sunroof, but can also be opened manually. The passenger side switch (2) operates the sunroof. Vent: Coupe only, press and hold the front of ... opening to the full-open position. Press the rear of the sunroof switch (2) to the first detent to open the sunroof to...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 62
    2-32 Keys, Doors, and Windows 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 63
    ...Entry Seat (Coupe Models Only) ...3-3 Power Seat Adjustment ...3-4 Lumbar Adjustment ...3-5 Thigh Support ...Parts After a Crash ...Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat) ...Securing Child Restraints (Front ...Airbag Restrain? ...What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates? ... Rear Seats Rear Seats ...3-11
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 64
    ... properly, there is a greater chance that occupants will suffer a neck/ spinal injury in a crash. Do not drive until the head restraints for all occupants are installed and adjusted properly. Adjust the head restraint so that the top of the restraint ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 65
    Seats and Restraints Rear Seats The vehicle's rear seats have head restraints in the outboard seating positions, but ... the vehicle is moving. Adjust the driver seat only when the vehicle is not moving. To adjust a manual seat: Easy Entry Seat (Coupe Models Only) Active Head Restraints The vehicle ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 66
    ... Seats and Restraints On coupe models, the front seats can be moved out of the way to make it easier to get in and out of the rear seat. To fold the seatback, pull the handle (1)... reaches the desired position. After entering or exiting the rear seat, return the seatback to the upright position....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 67
    ... the seatback. Press and hold the front or rear of the control (2) to increase or decrease support to the entire seatback. Seat Cushion and Seatback Bolsters 1....: . . Press the top or bottom of the control (1) to increase or decrease support in the seat cushion bolsters. Press the top or bottom of ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 68
    ... a seatback reclined if the vehicle is moving. If available, adjust the manual leg extension by reaching under it, in the pocketed area. Press the ... seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seat and wear the safety belt properly. Manual Reclining Seatbacks { Warning If either seatback is not ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 69
    Seats and Restraints To recline a manual seatback: 2. Push and pull on the seatback to make sure it is locked. 3-7 Memory Seats Power Reclining Seatbacks 1. Lift the lever. 2. Move the seatback to the desired position, and then release the lever to lock the seatback in place. 3. Push and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 70
    ... vehicle must be in P (Park) for an automatic transmission, or the parking brake must be applied for a manual transmission. A single beep sounds when the button is pressed. The seat, outside mirrors, and/or power steering column move to the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 71
    ...automatic transmission, or the engine is started on vehicles with a manual transmission. 2. The automatic transmission is shifted out of P (Park), or the parking brake ...(Park), or the parking brake is re-engaged on vehicles with a manual transmission. 4. The ignition is turned off. 5. The driver door...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 72
    ... once for the highest setting. With each press of the button, the seat will change to the next lower setting, and ... setting and one for the lowest. The passenger seat may take longer to heat up.... is turned on. Press the button to use the heated seats after the vehicle is started. The indicator lights ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 73
    Seats and Restraints 3-11 Rear Seats Sedan or Coupe To lower one or both of the rear seatbacks: Wagon... rear seatbacks: { Caution Folding a rear seat with the safety belts still fastened may cause damage... their normal stowed position before folding a rear seat. The vehicle may have a split folding...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 74
    3-12 Seats and Restraints To return a seatback to the upright position: Safety Belts This section of the manual describes how to use safety belts properly. It also ...that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Always wear a safety belt, and check that all passenger(s) are ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 75
    ... safety belts - not instead of them. Whether or not an airbag is provided, all occupants still have to buckle up to get the most ... on page 3-35. Follow those rules for everyone's protection. It is very important for all occupants to buckle up. Statistics show that unbelted people are hurt more often ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 76
    ... about wearing a safety belt properly. Lap-Shoulder Belt All seating positions in the vehicle have a lap-shoulder belt. The following instructions explain how to ... of a passenger belt is pulled out all the way, the child restraint locking feature may be engaged. If this ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 77
    Seats and Restraints "Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster" later in this section for use and important safety information. 3-15 3. Push the latch plate into ... Belt Height Adjuster (Sedan and Wagon) The vehicle has a shoulder belt height adjuster for the driver and right front passenger seating positions.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 78
    ... or rear crash or rollover event. Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides This vehicle may have rear shoulder belt comfort guides. If not, they are available through your dealer. ... have outgrown booster seats and for some adults. When installed and properly adjusted, the comfort guide positions the...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 79
    Seats and Restraints Here is how to install a comfort guide to the safety belt: 3-17 2. Place the ... edge of the seatback and the interior body to remove the guide from its storage clip. 3. Be sure that the belt is not ... and it lies flat. The elastic cord must be under the belt and the guide on top.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 80
    ...contacting, the neck. To remove and store the comfort guide, squeeze the belt edges together so that the safety belt can be removed from the guide. Pull the guide upward to expose its storage clip,...work for everyone, including pregnant women. Like all occupants, they are more likely to be seriously...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 81
    ...Never use it for securing child seats. To wear it, attach it to the regular safety belt. See the instruction sheet that ... forces. If a belt is torn or frayed, get a new one right away. Make sure the ..., buckles, latch plates, retractors, and anchorages are all working properly. Look for any other loose...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 82
    ...to have the safety belt assemblies inspected or replaced. New parts and repairs may be necessary even ... reduce the risk of injury from the force of an inflating bag, all airbags must inflate very quickly to do their job. . . . . All vehicle airbags have the word AIRBAG on the trim or on a label ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 83
    ... airbag, as you would be if sitting on the edge of the seat or leaning forward. Safety belts help keep... airbag readiness light on the instrument cluster, which shows the airbag symbol. The system checks the airbag ... light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Airbag Readiness Light on page ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 84
    3-22 Seats and Restraints Where Are the Airbags? The driver's frontal airbag is in the center of the steering wheel. The front outboard passenger frontal airbag is in the passenger side instrument panel. Driver Side Shown, Passenger Side Similar ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 85
    ..., and do not attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or on or near any other airbag covering. ...in the ceiling above the side windows. Do not use seat accessories that block the inflation path of a seat-mounted side impact airbag. Never secure anything to the roof of a vehicle with roof-rail ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 86
    ... adjust the restraint according to crash severity. Seat-mounted side impact airbags are designed.... The inflator, the airbag, and related hardware are all part of the airbag module. For airbag locations... belted occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe side...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 87
    ...head and chest of occupants in the outboard seating positions in the first and second rows. The rollover ...events, although no system can prevent all such ejections. But airbags would ...could cause breathing problems for people with a history of asthma or other breathing trouble. To avoid this, everyone...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 88
    ... to help protect you in another crash. A new system will include airbag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for the vehicle covers the need to replace other parts. The vehicle has a crash sensing and diagnostic module which records information ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 89
    ... accident statistics, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the correct child restraint for their ... rear-facing child restraints in a rear seat, even if the airbag is off. If you ... go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. Canada and Mexico The words ON and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 90
    ... in a child restraint. A front outboard passenger takes his/her weight off of the seat for a period of time. There is a critical problem with the airbag system or the passenger sensing system. . . . When the passenger sensing system has turned off the front ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 91
    ... Seat) on page 3-49 or Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat) on page 3-47. 5. If, after ... child's size. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. 3-29 If the Off Indicator is... could be because that person is not sitting properly in the seat. If this happens, use the following steps ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 92
    ... the passenger airbag when liquid is soaked into the seat. If this happens, the off indicator will be lit... panel will also be lit. Liquid pooled on the seat that has not soaked in may make... while a child restraint or child occupant is on the seat. If the passenger airbag is turned on, the on indicator...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 93
    ... vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing the vehicle and the airbag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 13-... of the front seats, safety belts, the airbag sensing and diagnostic module, steering wheel, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 94
    ... roof-rail airbags, see Different Size Tires and Wheels on page 10-81 for additional important information. If ... Customer Assistance Offices on page 13-3. Your dealer and the service manual have information about the location of the airbag sensors, sensing and diagnostic module, and airbag wiring. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 95
    ... comes on when you are driving, the airbag system may not work properly. Have the vehicle serviced ... Child Restraints Older Children The manufacturer instructions that come with the booster seat state the weight and ... passes the fit test below: . Sit all the way back on the seat. Do the knees bend ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 96
    3-34 . Seats and Restraints Also see "Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides" under Lap-Shoulder Belt on page 3-14. According to accident statistics, children are safer when properly restrained in a rear seating position. In a crash, children who are not buckled up can strike other people...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 97
    Seats and Restraints Warning (Continued) belt. The belt force would then be applied right on the abdomen. That could cause ...3-35 Infants and Young Children Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants and all other children. Neither the distance traveled nor the age and size of the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 98
    ... infant should be secured in an appropriate restraint. Warning (Continued) seat, always move the front passenger seat... can be seriously injured or killed. Never put a rear-facing child restraint in the right front ... better to secure a forward-facing child restraint in a rear seat. If you must secure ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 99
    ..., there are many different models available. When purchasing a child restraint, be sure it is designed to be used in a motor vehicle. If it is, ... a label saying that it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer instructions that come with the restraint state the weight ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 100
    ... and Restraints Child Restraint Systems Forward-Facing Child Seat Rear-Facing Infant Seat A rear-facing infant seat provides restraint with the seating surface against the back ... positioned in the restraint. A forward-facing child seat provides restraint for the child's body with the harness....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 101
    ... 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... following the instructions that came with that child restraint and the instructions in this manual. To help reduce the chance of injury, the child restraint must ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 102
    ...back as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. See Passenger Sensing System.... When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint... aged 12 and under should be secured in a rear seating position. Never put...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 103
    ... has LATCH attachments. LATCH-compatible rear-facing and forward-facing child seats can be properly installed using ... the instructions that came with the child restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. When installing a child restraint with a top tether, you must also use either the lower ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 104
    ...tether, and that the tether be attached. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. Top Tether Anchor Lower Anchor and Top... in the vehicle in order to reduce the forward movement and rotation of the child restraint during driving or in a crash. Rear Seat - Sedan or Wagon
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 105
    Seats and Restraints 3-43 Rear Seat - Coupe I (Top Tether Anchor): Seating positions with top tether anchors. To assist in locating the lower ... with two lower anchors. To assist in locating the top tether anchors, the top tether anchor symbol is on the cover. Coupe
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 106
    3-44 Seats and Restraints Do not secure a child restraint in a position without a top tether...following the instructions that came with the child restraint and the instructions in this manual. Wagon The top tether anchors for a sedan or coupe are under the tether covers, on the rear seatback filler ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 107
    ... with the top tether and the safety belts. Refer to your child restraint manufacturer instructions and the instructions in this manual. 1.1. Find the lower anchors for the desired seating position. 1.2. Put the child restraint on the seat. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 108
    3-46 Seats and Restraints 2.2. Open the top tether anchor cover to expose the anchor. 2.3. Route, attach, and tighten the top tether according to your child restraint instructions and the following instructions: If the position you are using does not have head restraint and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 109
    ... LATCH System Parts After a Crash Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat) When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to ...the LATCH system and it was being used during a crash, new LATCH system parts may be needed. New...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 110
    ... one child restraint needs to be installed in the rear seat, be sure to read Where to Put the Restraint on page 3-39. 1. Put the child restraint on the seat. 2. Pick up the latch plate, and ... through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 3. Push the latch plate ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 111
    ... top tether, follow the child restraint manufacturer instructions regarding the use of the top tether. See Lower... Seat) This vehicle has airbags. A rear seat is a safer place to secure a forward-facing child ... sun visor says, "Never put a rear-facing child seat in the front." This is because the risk ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 112
    ...rear-facing child restraints in a rear seat, even if the airbag is off. If you ... as it will go. It is better to secure the child restraint in a rear seat. See Passenger Sensing System ... restraint in this position. Follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. 1. Move the seat as far back...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 113
    ... the vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 3-51 5. Pull the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. When the retractor lock is set, the belt...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 114
    3-52 Seats and Restraints 7. Before placing a child in the child restraint, make sure it is securely held in place. To check, grasp the child restraint at the safety belt path and attempt to move it side to side and back and forth. When the child restraint is properly installed, there should be no...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 115
    ... may cause the cover to open and could result in injury. Additional Storage Features Cargo Cover (Wagon) ...Cargo Management System (Sedan and Wagon) ...Cargo Net (Sedan and Wagon) ...Convenience Net (Coupe) ... Roof Rack System Roof Rack System (Sedan and Wagon) ...4-6 There is...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 116
    ... Center Console Storage Additional Storage Features Cargo Cover (Wagon) The cargo cover .... Push the cover to open. There are also cupholders in the rear center armrest. Pull the armrest down .... To install the cargo cover: 1. Hold the cartridge with the pull-out shade toward the rear of the vehicle.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 117
    Storage 2. Align the cartridge over the pin (2) on both sides. Press the cartridge down and turn it slightly forward until it clicks. 3. The cartridge is properly installed if it fits firmly when pulled and pushed. 4. Grasp the handle and unroll the cover. Latch the posts into the sockets. To ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 118
    4-4 Storage Installing D-Ring Sliders Cargo Net (Sedan and Wagon) { Warning Do not stack items higher than the upper end of the cargo net or hang anything from the net. Avoid items that have sharp edges or that apply excessive force to the net. If items are not properly stored, damage to the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 119
    ... in the roof: two in front of and two behind the rear seats. Insert the top corners of the cargo net into the ... sliding them into the small opening. 3. Mount the cargo net to the rear seat tethers on the front of the bottom cushions. 4. The net can also be mounted to the tethers on the back of the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 120
    ... sure to fasten cargo securely. To prevent damage or loss of cargo when driving, check to make sure crossrails and cargo are securely ..., or abrupt maneuvers, otherwise it may result in loss of control. If driving for a long distance, on rough roads, or at high speeds, { Warning If something is ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 121
    ... the front and rear crossrail. 2. The front crossrail (1) is smaller than the rear crossrail (2). 1. Crossrails 2. Siderail Cover 3. The crossrail supports are labeled with an arrow (2) that needs to point toward the front of the vehicle. A pin (1) ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 122
    ... the front crossrail forward beyond the cut-out area (2). For the rear crossrail, slide the crossrail assembly (1) rearward until the entire crossrail support is in first position beyond the channel cut-out area (2). 2. Slide the crossrail into ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 123
    ... 5-1 Instruments and Controls Controls Steering Wheel Adjustment ...5-2 Steering Wheel Controls ...5-3 Heated Steering Wheel ...5-4 Horn ...5-4 Windshield Wiper/Washer ...5-4 Rear Window Wiper/ ... ...5-13 Trip Odometer ...5-13 Tachometer ...5-13 Fuel Gauge ...5-13 Boost Gauge ...5-14 Engine ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 124
    ... Instruments and Controls Transmission Messages ...5-45 Vehicle Speed Messages ...5-46 Washer ... forward or rearward to move the steering wheel toward the front or rear of the vehicle. . To adjust the steering ...up to lock the steering wheel in place. Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 125
    ... on page 7-35. . Some audio steering wheel controls could differ depending on the vehicle's options. Controls that can be adjusted at the steering wheel may include: SRCE (Source): Press ... hold b / g for two seconds to initiate speech recognition. See "Speech Recognition" in the navigation manual.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 126
    ... while you are driving, the exterior lamps come on automatically if the exterior lamp control is in AUTO. ... 10-32. Sedan and Coupe Model ( (Heated Steering Wheel): Press to turn the heated ... when the feature is turned on. The steering wheel takes about three minutes to start heating. Wagon Model ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 127
    ... and Controls Heavy snow or ice can overload the wiper motor. A circuit breaker will stop the... windshield, blocking your vision. Sedan and Coupe Model Rainsense™ For vehicles with Rainsense, a sensor near... lever is released. The wipers will run a few times. Sedan and Coupe Model Shown, Wagon Model...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 128
    ...Washer Fluid on page 10-26. Wiper Activated Headlamps This feature activates the headlamps and parking lamps after the windshield ...have been in use for about six seconds. For this feature to work, the exterior lamp control must be in AUTO. The wiper-activated headlamps immediately turn off, when the...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 129
    .... On an automatic transmission vehicle, only set it when the vehicle is in P (Park). On a manual transmission vehicle, only set it when the vehicle is stopped. Press T ... to zone eight. If you do not live in zone eight or drive out of the area, the variance needs to be changed to the appropriate zone.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 130
    5-8 Instruments and Controls Compass Calibration The compass can be manually calibrated. Only calibrate the compass in a magnetically clean and safe location, such as an open parking lot, where driving the vehicle in circles is not a danger. Also calibrate the compass, away ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 131
    ... mode, or until the driver door is opened within 10 minutes of turning off the vehicle. The CTS Wagon has an additional accessory power outlet near the rear cargo net that is powered at all times. Remove the cover to access and replace when not in use....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 132
    ... a problem with the vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on while driving, or when one of the gauges shows there may be a problem, check the section that explains what to do. Follow this manual's advice. Waiting to do repairs can be ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 133
    Instruments and Controls 5-11 Instrument Cluster English Shown, Metric Similar
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 134
    5-12 Instruments and Controls English V-Series Shown, Metric and Manual Similar
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 135
    ...If that is not possible, then it must be set at zero and a label must be put on the driver door to show the old mileage reading when the new odometer was installed. The CTS-V tachometer has tracer lights that follow the movement of the tachometer indicator. The...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 136
    ... Fuel System Messages on page 5-37 for more information. Normal operation of the fuel gauge includes: . Boost Gauge For the CTS-V, this gauge is in the instrument cluster. This gauge indicates positive manifold pressure, which is the induction air ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 137
    Instruments and Controls For the CTS-V, the tachometer tracer lights flash prior to reaching engine ... English For vehicles with an engine oil pressure gauge, it shows the engine oil pressure in kPa (kilopascals) ... engine oil maintenance can damage the engine. Driving with the engine oil low can also ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 138
    ...Safety Belt Reminders Driver Safety Belt Reminder Light There is a driver safety belt reminder light on the instrument cluster. English Metric This gauge shows the engine coolant temperature. If the engine coolant overheats, the engine coolant temperature warning light comes on. See Engine Coolant ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 139
    ...stays on after the vehicle is started or comes on while driving, it means the airbag system might not ...avoid injury, have the vehicle serviced right away. If there is a problem with the airbag system... Readiness Light This light shows if there is an electrical problem with the airbag system. The system...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 140
    .... If, after several seconds, both status indicator lights remain on, or if there are no lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer for service. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator The vehicle has ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 141
    ... it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the light stays on, or comes on while driving, there may be a problem with the electrical charging system. Have it ... the OBD II system has detected a problem and diagnosis and service might be required. Malfunctions often are ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 142
    ... might not work as well, the vehicle fuel economy might not be as good, and... been detected on the vehicle. Diagnosis and service might be required. The following may correct...: . { Caution Modifications made to the engine, transmission, exhaust, intake, or fuel system of the vehicle or the replacement...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 143
    Instruments and Controls A few driving trips with the cap properly installed should turn the light off. .... to evaluate critical emission control systems during normal driving. This can take several days of routine driving. If this has been done and the vehicle still does not pass the inspection for ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 144
    ... problem. brake is released, or while driving, there is a problem with the Electric Parking Brake system. If the...If the warning light comes on, there is a brake problem. Have the brake system inspected right ... if the brake system warning light is on. Driving with the brake system warning light on can ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 145
    ... (DIC), see Driver Information Center (DIC) on page 5-27 for all brake-related DIC messages. 5-23 See Manual Transmission on page 9-31 for more information. For the CTS-V, the tracer lights function as a performance up-shift light. The tracers ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 146
    ... DIC messages to determine which feature(s) is no longer functioning and whether the vehicle requires service. If the indicator/warning light... indicator light then goes off. If the light comes on and stays on while driving, the vehicle may have a problem with the cooling system. Stop and turn off the...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 147
    ... minute and then stays on, there may be a problem with the TPMS. If the problem is not corrected, the light will ... oil and might have some other system problem. See your dealer. Engine Oil Pressure ... proper engine oil maintenance can damage the engine. Driving with the engine oil low can also damage ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 148
    ...off. If it does not come on, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the light stays on ...the engine does not start, there could be a problem with the theft-deterrent system. This light is also used ...The light will stay on if the alarm is arming and all entry points are closed. The fog lamp light ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 149
    ... the DIC information. The bottom line shows the compass. The compass displays in the trip/ fuel menus and in ...vehicle information menus. If a problem is detected, a warning message appears on the display. All messages should be taken seriously; clearing the message does not correct the problem. DIC...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 150
    ...kilometers (km) or miles (mi) you can drive without refilling the fuel tank. This estimate is based on the... freeway driving may produce better fuel economy than city driving with frequent stops, so the range...30 mi) remaining, the display shows Low Range. If the fuel is low, the FUEL LEVEL LOW message ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 151
    ...) or miles per gallon (mpg). This number changes frequently as driving conditions change. It cannot... maintenance is also recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. See Maintenance Schedule on page 11... Remaining If the vehicle has this display, it shows the estimated oil life remaining. If...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 152
    ... 9-44. Calibrate Compass The vehicle may have this feature. The compass can be manually calibrated. To calibrate the compass through the DIC, see Compass on page 5-7. Parking Assist If the vehicle has the Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) system, this display allows the system...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 153
    ... on page 5-7. Trans (Transmission) Temp (Temperature) (CTS-V Only) This display shows the transmission fluid temperature in either degrees Celsius (°C) or degrees Fahrenheit (°F). Oil Pressure (CTS-V Only) This display shows the oil pressure in either kilopascals (kPa) or pounds...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 154
    ...CHARGING SYSTEM This message displays when there is a problem with the generator and battery charging systems. Driving with this problem could drain the battery. Turn off all unnecessary accessories. Stop and turn off the vehicle as soon as it is...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 155
    ... electric parking brake information under Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric) ... parking brake information under Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric) ... parking brake information under Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric) ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 156
    ...the electric parking brake information under Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric) on page 9-35. SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM This ...parking brake system. See your dealer for service. Compass Messages CALIBRATING DRIVE IN CIRCLES This message displays when calibrating...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 157
    ... shut the vehicle off and have it serviced before driving again. See Engine Coolant Temperature... Operating Mode on page 10-25 for information on driving to a safe place in an emergency. Engine Cooling System...turns back on. You can continue to drive the vehicle. REAR ACCESS OPEN (Wagon) This message ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 158
    ... Messages CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON When this message displays, it means that service is required for the vehicle. See your dealer. See Maintenance .... Stop the vehicle immediately, as engine damage can result from driving a vehicle with low oil pressure. Have the vehicle serviced by your dealer as soon ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 159
    ... LOW This message displays when the vehicle is low on fuel. Refill the fuel tank as soon as possible. A chime may... page 2-9. TIGHTEN GAS CAP This message displays when the fuel cap has not been fully tightened. Recheck the fuel cap to ensure that it is on and tightened properly. ELECTRONIC KEY NOT ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 160
    ... Engine on page 9-20. LEARN DELAY ACTIVE WAIT XX MIN (MINUTES) If equipped with the Keyless Access system, this message displays when matching new transmitters to the vehicle. See the Keyless Access information for Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation (Keyless Access) on page 2-4 or Remote ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 161
    ... Access system, this message displays when matching new transmitters to the vehicle. See the Keyless Access ...RKE) System Operation (Key Access) on page 2-9. SERVICE KEYLESS START SYSTEM If equipped... Access system, this message displays when there is a problem with this feature. See your dealer. Lamp...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 162
    ... Object Detection System Messages PARKING ASSIST BLOCKED SEE OWNER'S MANUAL If the vehicle has the Ultrasonic Rear Park Assist (URPA) system...9-43 for more information. SERVICE PARKING ASSIST This message displays if there is a problem with the Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 163
    ... Controls 5-41 Ride Control System Messages ALL WHEEL DRIVE OFF If the vehicle has the All-.... The vehicle will run in 2WD. This could be caused by: ... SERVICE ALL WHEEL DRIVE This message displays if a problem... see your dealer right away. See All-Wheel Drive on page 9-33. If this message appears, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 164
    ...See Competitive Driving Mode on page 9-39. SERVICE SUSPENSION SYSTEM This message displays when there is a problem with ...will not limit wheel spin. Adjust your driving accordingly. See your dealer for service. See... NOT READY This message may display after first driving the vehicle and exceeding 30 km...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 165
    ... diagnostic checks due to driving conditions. If an engine or vehicle-related problem has been ... See your dealer. SUSPENSION MODE TOUR (CTS-V ONLY) This message will be displayed when touring mode is... been turned off. SUSPENSION MODE SPORT (CTS-V ONLY) This message will be displayed when sport mode ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 166
    ... Alarm System on page 2-23. Tire Messages SERVICE TIRE MONITOR SYSTEM This message displays if ... warning comes on and stays on, there may be a problem with the TPMS. See your dealer. TIRE LEARNING ... RIGHT FRONT, LEFT REAR, or RIGHT REAR to indicate the location of the low tire. SERVICE VEHICLE SOON...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 167
    ... Messages DIFFERENTIAL HOT, REDUCE SPEED (CTS-V ONLY) This message displays and a chime sounds... the vehicle under normal driving conditions, the vehicle may need service. See your ... This message displays when there is a problem with the vehicle's transmission. Have the vehicle serviced by your dealer....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 168
    ... systems. Have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. SPORT MODE This message displays when the vehicle is in sport mode. The transmission gear position will also be displayed when DSC is in use. See Manual Mode on page 9-28 for more information. Vehicle Personalization Vehicle ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 169
    ...5-47 Russian: All messages will appear in Russian. No Change: No change will be made to this feature. ...while the desired setting is displayed on the DIC. Auto Door Lock This feature allows you to select ... as the language in which all DIC messages will appear. Display Language This feature allows you ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 170
    ...driver door will unlock when the ignition is turned off. All At Off (default on Manual Transmission): All of the doors will unlock when the ignition ...later in this section for more information. At Vehicle Speed (default on Manual Transmission): The vehicle's doors automatically lock when the vehicle...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 171
    ...set/reset button once to access the settings for this feature. Then press the menu up/down.... No Change: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain. To select a setting... is automatically unlocked using the Keyless Unlock feature. You will not receive feedback when unlocking...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 172
    ...50 Instruments and Controls Approach Lighting This feature allows you to select whether or not ...page 2-9. No Change: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain. To select a setting... allows you to set all of the customization features back to their factory default settings...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 173
    ... to scroll through the following settings. Restore All (default): The customization features will be set to their factory default settings. No... an RKE transmitter from the interior of the vehicle, and close all of the doors. No Change: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 174
    ...transmitter and open the driver door. All Doors (default): All doors will automatically unlock .... No Change: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain. To select a setting,... Memory Seats on page 3-7. Keyless Unlock If equipped with the Keyless Access system, this feature...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 175
    ... On (Vehicles without Power Tilt Steering Wheel): If this setting is selected the following option...: Easy Exit will automatically move the driver seat rearward a certain distance when the key is removed... Recall On (Vehicles with Power Tilt Steering Wheel): If this setting is selected the following two...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 176
    ...longer in ON/RUN. The trip/fuel or vehicle information DIC buttons are pressed. The end of the feature settings ... . . No Change: No change will be made to this feature. The current setting will remain. If equipped..., and home automation devices. These instructions refer to a garage door opener, but...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 177
    ... garage door opener model manufactured before April 1, 1982. Read these instructions completely before... facing the garage door opener receiver. Clear all people and objects near the garage door...-held transmitter has a new battery for quicker and more accurate transmission of the radio-frequency signal...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 178
    5-56 Instruments and Controls . 3. Press and hold the newly programmed Universal Remote system button for five seconds while watching the indicator light and garage door activation. . If the indicator light stays on continuously or the garage door moves when the button is pressed, then ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 179
    Instruments and Controls Radio Signals for Canada and Some Gate Operators For questions or... time out or quit after several seconds of transmission. This may not be long enough for the Universal ...Erasing Universal Remote System Buttons Erase all programmed buttons when vehicle ownership is terminated. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 180
    5-58 Instruments and Controls 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 181
    ... exterior lamp control has four positions: O (Off): Turns off all lamps, except the Daytime Running Lamps (DRL). AUTO (Automatic): Automatically turns the ..., depending on outside lighting. ; (Parking Lamps): Turns on the parking lamps including all lamps, except the headlamps.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 182
    ... front of your vehicle during the day. Fully functional DRL are required on all vehicles first sold in Canada. The DRL system will make either the .../RUN or START. The exterior lamp control is in P or AUTO and the headlamps are off. The automatic transmission is not in P (Park). . If ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 183
    ... exterior lamps and the instrument cluster will not be on. When the exterior lamp control is in AUTO and it is dark enough outside, the DRL turn off and the ... on whenever the ignition is on. The system may also turn on the headlamps when driving through a parking garage, heavy overcast weather, or a ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 184
    ... these lamps turn off. Move the exterior lamp control to P or ; to disable this feature. (2 mph). AFL will not operate when the transmission is in R (Reverse). AFL is not immediately operable after starting the vehicle; driving a short distance is required to calibrate...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 185
    ... message will appear on the Driver Information Center (DIC) display. See "Turn Signal On" under Lamp Messages on page 5-39. Fog Lamps Move the lever all the way up or down to signal a turn. An arrow on the instrument cluster flashes in the direction of the turn or lane change. Raise or lower the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 186
    6-6 Lighting If the high-beam headlamps are turned on, the fog lamps will also turn off. They will turn back on again when ... lamps are on the overhead console. These lamps come on automatically when any door is opened. For manual operation, press the button next to each lamp to turn it on or off. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 187
    ...dim to off. Entry lighting can be disabled manually by changing the ignition out of the OFF position,... the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Q button. This feature can be changed. See Vehicle Personalization ... by turning the exterior lamp control off. This feature can be changed. See Vehicle Personalization ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 188
    ...) may not be spinning fast enough at idle to produce all the power that is needed for very high electrical loads. A high electrical load ... be discharged at idle if the electrical loads are very high. This is true for all vehicles. Battery Power Protection This feature helps to prevent battery drain ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 189
    ... Lighting Battery Saver The exterior lamps turn off about 10 minutes after the ignition is turned off, if the parking lamps or headlamps have been manually left on. This protects against draining the battery. To restart the 10-minute timer, turn the exterior lamp control to the off position and then...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 190
    6-10 Lighting 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 191
    ... System Introduction Infotainment ...7-1 Theft-Deterrent Feature ...7-3 Operation ...7-3 Audio Players CD Player ...CD/DVD Player ...MP3 ...Hard Drive Device (HDD) ...Auxiliary Devices ...7-16 ... extended attention to infotainment tasks while driving. This system provides access to many audio ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 192
    ... Infotainment System To minimize taking your eyes off the road while driving, do the following while the vehicle is parked: . { Caution Contact ... 9-22. . Navigation System If equipped with a navigation system, see the navigation manual. For more information, see Defensive Driving on page 9-3.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 193
    Infotainment System 7-3 Theft-Deterrent Feature TheftLock is designed to discourage theft of the vehicle's radio by learning a portion of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). The radio does not operate if it is stolen or moved to a different vehicle. ® Operation Full View of Radio with CD ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 194
    ... of the following: . Partial View of Radio with CD/DVD Audio, Hard Drive Device (HDD), and USB The vehicle may have one of these radios ...these radio systems, it may have a navigation radio system. See the navigation manual for more information on the navigation audio system. Volume Control VOL/ P (...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 195
    ... tab for more than two seconds. To quickly adjust all speaker and tone controls to the middle position, press the..., the EQ can be adjusted between talk and manual. To choose an EQ setting: 1. Press the TUNE/TONE knob. 2. Select EQ. 3. Select Talk or Manual. 4. Press the Back button to go back to the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 196
    ...: Select to adjust the audio for the rear seat passengers to receive the best possible sound quality.... + Normal: Best for all seating positions. ‐ 5.1 Surround + Rear: Best for the rear seating positions.... mode; this provides the best sound quality for all seating positions. Driver: Select to adjust...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 197
    ... slows down, so that the volume is consistent while driving. To activate SCV: 1. Set the radio volume to... radio setup menu. 2. Press the softkey under the AUTO VOL tab on the radio display. 3. Press ...below the On or Off tab under the AUTO VOL display, to turn this feature on or off. The display times ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 198
    ... display is almost reached, then release the button. Manual Tuning Turn the TUNE/TONE knob to... System (RDS) The audio system has an RDS feature. RDS is available for use only on FM stations...can broadcast incorrect information that causes the radio features to work improperly. If this happens, contact ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 199
    ..., or let the menu time out, to return to the original main radio screen showing the radio station frequency labels and to begin the process of ... stopped. Tune to favorite stations using the presets, favorites button, and steering wheel controls, if equipped. FAV (Favorites): A maximum of 36 stations ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 200
    ... (play/pause) to pause the radio. The radio display will show the Time Shift buffer status bar. The... shifted content from the buffer, a buffer status bar shows below the station number on the left side of ... radio playing, the radio display will no longer show the buffer bar below the station number. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 201
    ... remove the displayed category. 5. Press any softkey below the Restore All tab to restore all removed categories. Selecting a Station by Station List The infotainment system can list all SiriusXM stations. To select a station from the station list: 1. Turn the TUNE/...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 202
    ... time out, to return to the original main radio screen showing the radio station frequency labels and to ...the HDD. Press r / j to pause the radio. The radio display will show the Time Shift buffer status bar. The status bar shows the amount of content stored in the buffer and the current pause point.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 203
    ... shifted content from the buffer, a buffer status bar shows below the station number on the left side of... radio playing, the radio display will no longer show the buffer bar below the station number....Channel Off Air: This channel is not currently in service. Tune in to another channel. Channel Unauth:...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 204
    7-14 Infotainment System 1-866-635-2349 in the U.S. In Canada, see www.xmradio.ca or call 1-877-209-0079. CAT Not Found: ... with the SiriusXM Radio eight-digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service. Unknown: If this message is received when tuned to channel 0, there could be a ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 205
    ...materials will not be covered by the vehicle warranty. SiriusXM Satellite Radio Service SiriusXM Satellite Radio Service provides digital radio reception. Tall buildings or hills can interfere with satellite... is for OnStar, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (U.S. and Canada only), and GPS (Global Positioning...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 206
    ... scans the bottom surface of the disc. If the surface of a disc is damaged, such as cracked, broken, or scratched, the disc may not play properly or not at all. Do not touch the bottom side of a disc while handling it; this could damage { Caution If a label is added to a CD, more than one CD is ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 207
    ... 1. Press and hold ^ for five seconds. A beep sounds and Load All Discs displays. 2. Follow the displayed instruction on when to insert the discs. The CD player ... CD player, press and hold for two seconds to eject all discs. 2. Wait for the message to insert the disc. 3. Load a ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 208
    ...with a Radio with Six-Disc CD player, the shuffle feature only works on the disc that is currently playing. The CD begins playback of the first track on the selected disc. As each new track starts to play, the track number displays in the left and center of the...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 209
    ... so, wait about an hour and try again. There was a problem while burning the disc. The label is caught in the... the disc may not play properly or not at all. Do not touch the bottom side of a... it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. CD/DVD Player The infotainment system's CD/...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 210
    7-20 Infotainment System { Caution If a label is added to a disc, or more than one disc is inserted into the slot at a time, or an attempt is made to play scratched or damaged discs, the CD/DVD player could be damaged. While using the CD/DVD player, use only discs in good condition without any ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 211
    ... moving backward or forward through the tracks within the current group. To use the TUNE/TONE knob: Turn the TUNE/TONE knob to display a list of all tracks in all groups on the DVD audio disc and to highlight tracks. Stop turning the TUNE/TONE knob or press the TUNE/TONE knob to start playback of ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 212
    ... under the Shuffle tab to begin random playback of all songs in the current Group. Press again to ... Press the DSP tab to see if the 5.1 + Normal or 5.1 + Rear settings are available for selection. If these ... softkey under the Menu tab to display a list of all Groups. To change Groups, turn the MENU/ ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 213
    ... See MP3 on page 7-23. . 7-23 There was a problem while burning the disc. The label is caught ... and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. The files can be recorded with the following fixed ... disc: . The radio system does not support the playlist format, the compressed audio format,...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 214
    ...the player lets you access and navigate up to the maximum, but all items over the maximum are not accessible. The HDD Radio can support more than 255 ... has compressed audio files, the directory displays as F1 DISC. All files contained directly under the root directory are accessed ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 215
    ... new folder, the display does not automatically show the new folder name unless the folder mode... Play begins from the first track in the first folder and continues sequentially through all tracks in... Play begins from the first track in the first playlist and continues sequentially through all tracks ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 216
    ... Press the softkey under the Folder tab to go to the first track in the previous folder. Folder T (Next ... Press the softkey under the Folder tab to go to the first track in the next folder. Fast Forward ... option. *The HDD Radio does not support preprogrammed playlists. To create a playlist on the HDD ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 217
    ... System songs recorded to the HDD, see Hard Drive Device (HDD) on page 7-27. Quick Jump ..., middle, or last section of the list: . 7-27 Hard Drive Device (HDD) If equipped with a 40GB HHD,...radio has the option to record the current track playing or all tracks from the CD. Press the softkey under the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 218
    ...-text information, the radio will record the audio CD with all song, artist, album and genre names... navigation easier, CDs with "NO INFO" can first be converted to MP3 format with Tag information on... has the option to record the current track playing or all tracks from the CD. Press the softkey under ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 219
    ... Menu. When Displayed System is randomly playing back all HDD content. System is playing back content ... genre in alphabetical order. System is playing back all songs in alphabetical order. System is playing back all songs from the selected playlist in the order they were added. System is playing back...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 220
    ...in each individual category as shown on the sample display. For example, the sample display shows there is content on the hard drive from five individual artists. Shuffle ... content. Playlist Select this option from the HDD Menu to display all six favorite playlists, then select one of...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 221
    ... device that is connected. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is required in order to activate the vehicle. ® 7-31 Saving HDD Favorites Press the FAV button to change between favorite modes during HDD playback. The following favorite modes are supported: ... Playlists Artists Albums Genres
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 222
    ... (play/pause) to pause the radio. The radio display will show the Time Shift buffer status bar. The status bar shows the amount of content stored in the buffer and the current pause point. To... shifted content from the buffer, a buffer status bar shows below the station number on the left side of ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 223
    ...playback from the pause point. 7-33 Set up auxiliary devices while the vehicle is stopped. See Defensive Driving on page 9-3 for more information on driver distraction. When a device is first connected to the 3.5 mm (1/8 in) input jack or ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 224
    ... (1/8 in) stereo cable to connect an older iPod model that is not supported, or if the special iPod connection cable is ... uses the USB standards, 1.1 and 2.0. USB Supported Devices ... USB Flash Drives Portable USB Hard Drives Fifth generation or later iPods* First, Second, or Third generation iPod ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 225
    ... buttons and knobs; the song information shows on the infotainment system's display. To connect and...(s) to the vehicle. The system may not work with all cell phones. See "Pairing" in this section... or death. Focus your attention on driving. Become familiar with the features of the cell phone. Organize...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 226
    ...in the ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY position. The range of the Bluetooth system can be up to 9.1 m (30 ft). Not all phones support all functions, and not all phones work with the Bluetooth system. See www.gm.com/bluetooth for more information on compatible phones. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 227
    ... be skipped. 3. Say "Pair." The system responds with instructions and a four-digit Personal Identification ... guide. 5. Locate the device named "Your Vehicle" in the list on the cell phone. Follow the instructions ... 1 through 5 to pair additional phones. Listing All Paired and Connected Phones 1. Press...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 228
    ...If the phone name to delete is unknown, see "Listing All Paired and Connected Phones." Connecting to a... the next available cell phone in the order in which all available cell phones were paired. Depending ... phone number or group of numbers you want to store all at once with no pauses, then follow the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 229
    ...the name tag you want to delete. Using the "Delete All Name Tags" Command This command deletes all stored ...and the OnStar Turn-by-Turn Destinations Directory. To delete all name tags: 1. Press and hold b /...tag. Listing Stored Numbers The list command will list all stored numbers and name tags. Using ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 230
    7-40 Infotainment System To hear all of the numbers recognized by the system, say "Verify" at any time. 1. Press and hold b /... / ª to ignore a call. Press Call Waiting Call waiting must be supported on the cell phone and enabled by the wireless service carrier. . Press b / g to answer an incoming...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 231
    ...call on hold. Muting a Call During a call, all sounds from inside the vehicle can be muted ...Way Calling must be supported on the cell phone and enabled by the wireless service carrier to work....call. 4. Once the call is connected, press b / g to link all callers together. g and g and b / g. 2. Say ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 232
    ... See the cell phone manufacturer's user guide to see if the cell phone supports this feature. This feature can be used to verbally access contacts stored in ... the in-vehicle Bluetooth system, it will be retained indefinitely. This includes all saved name tags in the phone book and phone ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 233
    ... patents issued & pending. DTS and the Symbol are registered trademarks and DTS Digital Surround and the DTS logos are trademarks of DTS Inc. All Rights Reserved. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Apple is not ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 234
    ... terminates, you agree to cease any and all use of the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers. Gracenote reserves all rights in Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and the Gracenote Servers, including all ownership rights. Under no circumstances will Gracenote ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 235
    ... will be uninterrupted. Gracenote is not obligated to provide you with new enhanced or additional data types or categories that Gracenote may ...in the future and is free to discontinue its services at any time. 7-45 Gracenote disclaims all warranties express or implied, including, but not limited to...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 236
    7-46 Infotainment System 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 237
    ... Passenger Compartment Air Filter ...8-6 1. Driver and Passenger Displays 2. Fan 3. Power 4. AUTO (Automatic Operation) 5. PASS (Passenger Climate Control) 6. Defrost 7. Air Delivery Mode 8. Temperature and Heated/ Ventilated Seat 9. Air Conditioning 10. Recirculation
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 238
    ... is in full automatic operation. If the air delivery mode or fan setting is manually adjusted, the auto indicator turns off and displays will show the selected settings. 1. Press the AUTO button. 2. Adjust the temperature to a comfortable setting between 21°C (70...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 239
    ... cancels the automatic air delivery. Press AUTO to return to automatic operation. The outboard air ... on or off and override the automatic system. When in AUTO, the air conditioning compressor comes on automatically,... air and odors from entering. Press the AUTO button to have the system select the best...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 240
    ... could cause the air inside the vehicle to become too dry or stuffy. To prevent this from happening, after the... has cooled, select outside air or press the auto button. Caution (Continued) radio's ability to...defroster and/or rear window defogger automatically turn on. If the vehicle has heated seats,...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 241
    ... some exhaust fumes from being pulled inside your vehicle. Press the AUTO button on the climate control to activate the air quality sensor. ...The interior temperature sensor, on the instrument panel to the right of the steering wheel, measures the temperature of the air inside the vehicle. The climate...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 242
    ... enter the system. This could cause a water leak or noises. Make sure a new air filter is installed after removing the old one. Clear away ... block the flow of air into the vehicle. Keep the path under the front seats clear of objects to help circulate the air inside of the vehicle more effectively. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 243
    ... out on the two tabs on each end of the filter cover. 6. Lift the filter cover off by pulling it straight up. 7. Remove the old filter and insert a new one. See Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 11-15 for the correct part number for the filter. 8. Reverse Steps 1-6 to reinstall the cover. 8-7
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 244
    8-8 Climate Controls 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 245
    ... Things That Burn ...9-15 9-15 9-17 9-20 9-22 9-22 9-23 9-24 9-25 9-25 Manual Transmission Manual Transmission ...9-31 Drive Systems All-Wheel Drive ...9-33 Brakes Antilock Brake System (ABS) ...Parking Brake (Manual) ...Parking Brake (Electric) ......
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 246
    ... seat settings. Program all trip information into any navigation device prior to driving. Wait until the......Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips ...Trailer Towing (CTS-V and Coupe) ...Trailer Towing (Except CTS-V and Coupe) ...Towing Equipment ...9-53 9-53 9-56 9-56 9-58 . . Conversions and Add...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 247
    Driving and Operating 9-3 { Warning Taking your eyes off the road too long ... resulting in injury or death. Focus your attention on driving. Refer to the infotainment section for more information ... means "always expect the unexpected." The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 248
    9-4 Driving and Operating If power steering assist is lost because the engine stops ...straightaway. There are some situations when steering around a problem may be more effective than braking....steering while braking. . { Caution If the steering wheel is turned until it reaches the end of its travel,...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 249
    Driving and Operating 9-5 Off-Road Recovery 3. Turn the steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. If the vehicle ... tires to slip and lose cornering force. Acceleration Skid - too much throttle causes the driving wheels to spin. . The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 250
    ... the first time the vehicle is driven on the track or raced. CTS-V Only: Be sure to check the oil level often ... events and competitive driving may affect the vehicle warranty. See the warranty manual before using the vehicle for competitive driving. the brake fluid service recommendations outlined ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 251
    ... lose control of the vehicle. After driving through a large puddle of water or a car/vehicle wash, ... police warnings and be very cautious about trying to drive through flowing water. Hydroplaning Hydroplaning is...place to park the vehicle and rest. Other driving tips include: . . Other Rainy Weather ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 252
    ...Try not to break the fragile traction. If you accelerate too fast, the drive wheels will spin and polish the surface under the tires even more. Keep the vehicle serviced and in good shape. Check all fluid levels and brakes, tires, cooling system, and transmission. Shift to a lower ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 253
    Driving and Operating The Antilock Brake System (ABS) improves vehicle stability during hard stops ... off cruise control on slippery surfaces. See Roadside Service on page 13-5. To get help and keep everyone ... is help nearby. If possible, use Roadside Service. Clear away snow from around the base of ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 254
    9-10 Driving and Operating If stuck too severely for the traction system to free... forward gear, spinning the wheels as little as possible. To prevent transmission wear, wait until... lightly on the accelerator pedal when the transmission is in gear. Slowly spinning the wheels in the forward and reverse...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 255
    ... the vehicle can carry. This weight is called the vehicle capacity weight and includes the weight of all occupants, cargo and all nonfactory-installed options. Two labels on the vehicle show how much weight it may properly carry, the Tire and Loading Information ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 256
    ... the statement "The See Trailer Towing (CTS-V and Coupe) on page 9-56 or Trailer Towing (Except CTS-V and Coupe) on page 9-56 for important information on towing a trailer, towing ... trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 257
    Driving and Operating 3. Available Occupant and 9-13 Cargo Weight = 317 kg (700 lbs). seating positions. The combined weight of the driver, passengers, and cargo should never exceed the vehicle's capacity weight. Certification Label ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 258
    9-14 Driving and Operating Warning (Continued) cause loss of control and a crash. Overloading can also shorten the life of the vehicle. . The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel, and cargo. Never exceed the GVWR for the vehicle, or the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 259
    .... Parts have a break-in period and performance will be better in the long run. For the first 2 414 km (1,500 miles): . . manual transmission, shift to the next lower gear. This rule applies at all times, not just during the break-in period. Do not ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 260
    ...complete stop. Shift to P (Park) with an automatic transmission, or Neutral with a manual transmission. Turn the ignition to LOCK/... the parking brake. See Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric)..., and the ignition and steering wheel on manual transmission vehicles. Do not turn ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 261
    ...the key. Use the correct key and turn the key only with your hand. Make sure the key is all the way in. If it is and you have a manual transmission vehicle, turn the steering wheel left and right while you turn the key hard. If none of this ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 262
    ...complete stop. Shift to P (Park) with an automatic transmission, or Neutral with a manual transmission. Turn the ignition to LOCK/... the parking brake. See Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric)..., and the ignition and steering wheel on manual transmission vehicles. Do not turn ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 263
    Driving and Operating The battery could be drained if the key is left in the ACC/ACCESSORY or ON/RUN position with the ...the engine. When the engine starts, release the key. The ignition switch returns to ON/RUN for driving. A warning tone will sound when the driver door is opened, the ignition is in ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 264
    ...do, you could damage the transmission. Shift to P (Park) only when the vehicle is stopped. { Caution If the steering wheel is turned until... to the hydraulic power steering system and there may be loss of power steering assist. Manual Transmission The shift lever should be in neutral position and the...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 265
    ...The vehicle will not start if the clutch pedal is not all the way down. Starting Procedure 1. With your foot off the ... Operate the engine and transmission gently to allow the oil to warm up and lubricate all moving parts. The vehicle has a Computer-Controlled Cranking System. This feature assists in ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 266
    ... or −18°C), it could be flooded with too much gasoline. Try pushing the accelerator pedal all the way to the ... the engine and transmission gently until the oil warms up and lubricates all moving parts. {...below −18°C (0°F) for easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. Plug ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 267
    ... and set the parking brake. See Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric) on ...the button on the shift lever and pushing the lever all the way toward the front of the vehicle. 3. Turn the ... 9-23. If you are towing a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips on page 9-53...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 268
    ... brake pedal. 2. Release the parking brake. See Parking Brake (Manual) on page 9-34 or Parking Brake (Electric) on page 9-35....P (Park), consult your dealer or a professional towing service. Torque Lock (Automatic Transmission) Torque lock is when the weight of the vehicle puts too much force on the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 269
    Driving and Operating 9-25 Parking (Manual Transmission) Before getting out of the vehicle, place the shift lever in R (Reverse) ... and remove the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. If towing a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips on page 9-53. Parking over Things That ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 270
    ... Shifting Into Park on page 9-23 and Engine Exhaust on page 9-25. If the vehicle has a manual transmission, see Parking (Manual Transmission) on page 9-25. If parking on a hill and pulling a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips on page 9-...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 271
    ... the shift lever and push the shift lever all the way into P (Park) as you maintain brake application... is stopped. { Warning Shifting into a drive gear while the engine is running at high speed is dangerous. Unless ...or objects. Do not shift into a drive gear while the engine is running at high speed.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 272
    ...): This position is for normal driving. It provides the best fuel economy. If you need more ..." under Loss of Control on page 9-5 When the CTS-V is in D (Drive), the first forward gear automatic shift... controls on back of the steering wheel to manually shift the automatic transmission. Going less than...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 273
    ...and Operating To use the DSC feature using the shift lever: 1. Move the shift lever to the right from D (Drive) to M (Manual Mode). The ... tap shift controls are on the back of the steering wheel. The tap shift controls can be used in D (Drive), M (Manual Mode) with Sport Mode automatic shift active, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 274
    ... next lower gear if the engine rpm is too high, nor to the next higher gear when... shifted gears. While in the DSC mode, the CTS automatic transmission will automatically downshift when the vehicle comes to... range when moving the shift lever forward or rearward. CTS-V vehicles use tracer lights around ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 275
    ... If equipped with a manual transmission, the shift lever is on the center console between the front seats. CTS-V ... than 40 km/h (25 mph). For CTS-V, shift into 1 (First) when you are going less ... pedal slowly while pressing the accelerator pedal. The CTS-V transmission prevents easily shifting into R...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 276
    ... smoothly or for good performance. Up-Shift Light CTS-V vehicles use tracer lights around .... Vehicles with a manual transmission have an up-shift light on the instrument panel. This light shows ... of the accelerator. Ignore the light when you downshift. Skip Shift (CTS-V) Under light acceleration, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 277
    Driving and Operating 9-33 Drive Systems All-Wheel Drive Vehicles with this feature always send engine power to all four wheels. It is fully automatic, and adjusts...a braking skid. When the vehicle begins to drive away, ABS checks itself. A momentary motor or clicking noise might be ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 278
    ... up ahead to stop, even with ABS. Parking Brake (Manual) Using ABS Do not pump the brakes... ABS work. You might hear the ABS pump or motor operating and feel the brake pedal pulsate, ... more than even the very best braking. { Caution Driving with the parking brake on can overheat the brake system and...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 279
    ... are ready to release the parking brake and drive away. The EPB can always be activated,.... Parking Brake (Electric) { Warning On vehicles with a manual transmission, releasing the clutch and pressing ... in the center console. The EPB takes the place of the manual parking brake system, the foot pedal...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 280
    ... your dealer. If the EPB fails to apply, the rear wheels should be blocked to prevent vehicle ... flashing, you need to have the vehicle serviced. Do not drive the vehicle if the BRAKE ... partially applied or released, or there is a problem with the EPB. The DIC message SERVICE PARK BRAKE will be EPB ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 281
    ... is running, placed into gear, and an attempt is made to drive away. Avoid rapid acceleration when the EPB is applied, to preserve park brake lining life. The EPB can also be used to prevent roll back for vehicles with a manual transmission taking off on a hill. In a situation where no roll back...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 282
    9-38 Driving and Operating If cruise control is being used and traction control ...not mean there is a problem with the vehicle. It is recommended to leave both systems on for normal driving conditions,.... TCS activates if it senses that any of the drive wheels are spinning or beginning to lose traction...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 283
    ... and Modifications on page 10-3. Competitive Driving Mode To select this optional handling mode,... effort is required to turn the steering wheel. Adjust your driving accordingly. Turning the Systems .../StabiliTrak button is on the instrument panel (CTS) or the steering wheel (CTS-V). To turn off both...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 284
    ... light off. Magnetic Ride Control With this feature on the CTS-V, the Magnetic Ride Control system ... to shift with the drive wheels spinning with a loss of traction, it is possible to cause damage to the transmission. Damage... covered. Do not attempt to shift when the drive wheels do not have traction...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 285
    ... Warning Cruise control can be dangerous where you cannot drive safely at a steady speed. Do not use ... has the Stabilitrak® system and begins to limit wheel spin while you are using cruise control,... switch off when cruise is not being used. CTS Shown, CTS-V Similar I (On/Off): Press to turn cruise ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 286
    9-42 Driving and Operating Increasing Speed While Using Cruise Control If the cruise control system is... control is disengaged without erasing the set speed from memory. Once the vehicle is driving at about 40 km/h (25 mph) or more, press the +RES button on the steering wheel. The vehicle returns to ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 287
    ... seconds. Step lightly on the brake pedal (manual and automatic transmissions). Press the clutch pedal to the floor (manual transmissions). Press . . . [ on the steering wheel. To turn off the cruise control, press I on the steering wheel....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 288
    9-44 Driving and Operating SERVICE PARKING ASSIST: If this message occurs, take the vehicle to... repair the system. PARK ASSIST BLOCKED SEE OWNER'S MANUAL: If the URPA system does not activate due to...Keep the vehicle's rear bumper free of mud, dirt, snow, ice and slush. For cleaning instructions, see ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 289
    Driving and Operating The SBZA warning display will light up in the corresponding outside side mirror and will flash ... the side blind zones, pedestrians, bicyclists, or animals. It may not provide alerts when changing lanes under all driving conditions. Failure to use proper care when changing lanes ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 290
    9-46 Driving and Operating serviced. The system may light up due to guardrails, ... need service. SBZA may not operate when the SBZA sensors in the left or right corners of the rear bumper... snow, ice, or slush, or in heavy rainstorms. For cleaning instructions, see "Washing the Vehicle" under Exterior ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 291
    Driving and Operating Warning (Continued) located outside the camera's field of view, below the ... Rear Vision Camera Error Messages Service Rear Vision Camera System: This message can display ... out of R (Reverse), the navigation screen will go back to the d (Service Rear Vision Camera System Icon): ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 292
    9-48 Driving and Operating . The following illustrations show the field of view that the camera provides. Ice, snow, mud, or anything else ... the System Does Not Seem to Work Properly 1. View displayed by the camera. The rear vision camera system might not work properly or display a ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 293
    Driving and Operating 9-49 Fuel Use of the recommended fuel is an important part of the proper ..., commonly referred to as spark knock, might be heard when driving. If this occurs, use a gasoline rated ... could be affected if the incorrect fuel is used. Drive the vehicle with the engine running until ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 294
    ... warranty. Fuels in Foreign Countries If planning to drive in countries outside the U.S. or Canada, the proper fuel might be hard to find. Check regional auto club or fuel retail brand websites for availability in the country where driving. Never use leaded gasoline, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 295
    Driving and Operating is the only gasoline additive recommended by General Motors. It is available at your dealer. 9-51 Warning (... cause injury or death. . . To help avoid injuries to you and others, read and follow all the instructions on the fuel pump island. Turn off the engine when refueling....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 296
    9-52 Driving and Operating If the fuel cap is not installed properly, a message will appear on the Driver Information ... or other means. You or others could be badly burned and the vehicle could be damaged. Always: . { Caution If a new fuel cap is needed, be sure to get the right type of cap from ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 297
    ... make starts at full throttle. Vehicles with automatic transmissions can tow in D (Drive) but M (Manual Mode) is recommended. See Manual Mode on page 9-28. Use a lower gear if the transmission shifts too often. For vehicles with a manual transmission, it is better not to use the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 298
    ... requires a certain amount of experience. The combination you are driving is longer and not as responsive as the vehicle itself... out for the open road. Before starting, check all trailer hitch parts and attachments, ...sudden turns. Do not drive with the liftgate, trunk/hatch, or rear-most window open....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 299
    ...be used so much that they would get hot and no longer work well. The vehicle can tow in D (Drive). Use a lower gear if the transmission shifts too often. When towing at high altitude on steep uphill grades, engine coolant boils at a lower ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 300
    ... transmission or into gear for vehicles with a manual transmission. 5. Release the brake pedal. Trailer Towing (CTS-V and Coupe) The.... Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight. Trailer Towing (Except CTS-V and Coupe) Before pulling a trailer, three important considerations ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 301
    Driving and Operating a trailer are all important. It can depend on any special equipment on the vehicle, and the amount of ... is calculated assuming only the driver is in the tow vehicle and it has all the required trailering equipment. The weight of additional optional equipment, passengers, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 302
    9-58 Driving and Operating . Total Weight on Your Vehicle's Tires Be sure the vehicle's tires ... its own brakes? Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so they are installed, ..., both brake systems will not work well, or at all. Safety Chains Always attach chains between ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 303
    Driving and Operating 9-59 Conversions and Add-Ons Add-On Electrical Equipment Add-on equipment can drain the vehicle's 12-... has an airbag system. Before attempting to add anything electrical to the vehicle, see Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle on page 3-31 and Adding Equipment to the Airbag-...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 304
    9-60 Driving and Operating 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 305
    ... ...10-38 Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Coupe) ...10-38 Engine Compartment Fuse ...) ...10-42 Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) ...10-46 Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Wagon) ...10-49 Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Wagon) ...10-53 Headlamp Aiming Headlamp Aiming ...10-...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 306
    ... New Tires ...10-78 Buying New Tires ...10-79 Different Size Tires and Wheels ...10-81 Uniform Tire Quality ...Wagon) ...10-55 Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Coupe) ...10-57 Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) ...10-59 Wheels and Tires Tires ...10-61 All-Season Tires ...10-62 Winter ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 307
    ... and parts needs, visit your dealer. You will receive genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. Genuine GM parts have one of these marks: California Proposition 65 Warning Most motor vehicles, including this one, contain and/or emit chemicals known to...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 308
    ... if you do not have the proper knowledge, service manual, tools, or parts. Always follow owner manual procedures and consult the service manual for your vehicle before doing any ... manual. It tells you much more about how to service the vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 309
    Vehicle Care Keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records...the release lever up and raise the hood. Before closing the hood, be sure all the filler caps are on properly. Then pull the hood down and close...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 310
    10-6 Vehicle Care Engine Compartment Overview CTS 3.6L V6 Engine Shown, 3.0L V6 Engine Similar
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 311
    ... Fluid on page 10-26. 2. Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Coupe) on page 10-38 or Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS...) on page 10-42 or Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) on page 10-46 or Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Wagon) on page 10-49. 3. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 312
    10-8 Vehicle Care CTS-V 6.2L V8 Engine
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 313
    ...on page 10-26. 2. Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Coupe) on page 10-38 or Engine Compartment Fuse ...on page 10-42 or Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) on page 10-46 or ... fill cap (1). 10-9 Engine Cover Engine Cover (CTS) 2. Raise the right front corner of the engine cover (2) ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 314
    ... to reinstall the engine cover... 3. Pull the engine cover (2) forward to slide the rear tabs (3) out from under the retainers. 4. Lift and remove the engine ..., but important steps will help protect your investment: . Engine Cover (CTS-V) Always use engine oil approved to the proper specification ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 315
    ...a paper towel or cloth, then push it back in all the way. Remove it again, keeping the tip ... out the excess oil or limit driving of the vehicle and seek a service professional to remove the excess ... in the proper operating range. Push the dipstick all the way back in when through. When to Add Engine ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 316
    ... damage not covered by the vehicle warranty. Check with your dealer or service provider on whether the oil is approved to the dexos1 specification. Viscosity ... the dexos specification and displaying the dexos certification mark are all that is needed for good performance and engine protection. Engine...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 317
    ... change your own oil, be sure to drain all the oil from the filter before disposal. Never dispose ...1 000 km (600 mi). It is possible that, if driving under the best conditions, the oil life system... engine temperature, and miles driven. Based on driving conditions, the mileage at which an oil change is...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 318
    ... or refer to the procedure in the service manual. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering ... and Lubricants on page 11-13. Manual Transmission Fluid It is not necessary to check the manual transmission fluid level. A transmission fluid leak is the only reason for fluid loss. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 319
    ...a leak. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. Refer... Maintenance Schedule on page 11-4. If you are driving in dusty/dirty conditions, inspect the filter at ... loose dust and dirt. If the filter remains covered with dirt, a new filter is required.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 320
    10-16 Vehicle Care To inspect or replace the engine air cleaner/filter: 1. Turn the ignition off. 3. Disconnect the electrical connector from the air box. 4. Loosen the screw on the clamp holding the air outlet duct in place. Do not remove the clamp. Move the duct aside. 5. Remove the hose from ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 321
    ... housing cover. { Warning Operating the engine with the air cleaner/filter off can cause you or others to be burned. The air cleaner not only cleans the air; it helps to stop flames if the engine backfires. Use caution when working on the engine and do not drive with the air cleaner/filter off.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 322
    ... damage it. Always have the air cleaner/filter in place when you are driving. { Warning An electric engine cooling fan under the hood ... a leak. If you run the engine, it could lose all coolant. That could cause an engine fire, and you could be burned. Get any leak fixed before you drive the vehicle.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 323
    ...temperature. . . Engine Coolant The cooling system in the vehicle for all engines and the intercooler is filled with DEX-... in the vehicle for 5 years or 240 000 km (150,000 mi), whichever occurs first... add coolant when it is low. If there is a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 324
    ...in the vehicle cooling system, the engine could overheat and be damaged. Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack engine cooling ...sewers, streams, or bodies of water. Have the coolant changed by an authorized service center, familiar with legal requirements regarding used coolant disposal. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 325
    Vehicle Care 10-21 { Warning Steam and scalding liquids from a hot cooling system can blow out and burn you badly. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the surge tank pressure cap, is hot. Wait for the cooling system and surge tank pressure cap to cool. If coolant is needed, add ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 326
    ... cap. Be sure the pressure cap is hand-tight and fully seated. { Caution If the pressure cap is not tightly installed, coolant loss and...the side of the coolant surge tank. Checking Coolant in the Intercooler System (CTS-V) The vehicle must be on a level surface when checking the coolant level. The ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 327
    ...at the coolant fill bottle, but be sure the cooling system is cool before this is done. 10-23 Adding Coolant to the Intercooler System Coolant (CTS-V) 3. Add the proper DEX-COOL coolant mixture to the fill neck until the coolant is within the cold fill region. With the intercooler system pressure...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 328
    ... continue to run the engine and have the vehicle serviced. If the coolant is not at the proper level ...you open the hood. If you keep driving when the engine is overheated, the liquids in it can catch ... Protection Operating Mode on page 10-25 for information on driving to a safe place in an emergency....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 329
    ... a long hill on a hot day. Stops after high-speed driving. Idles for long periods in traffic. Tows a...can be driven. Continue to drive the vehicle slow for about 10 minutes. Keep a safe vehicle distance from the car in front of you. If the warning does not come back on, continue to drive normally and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 330
    ... you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. Adding Washer Fluid ... When adding windshield washer fluid to the vehicle, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehicle in an ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 331
    ... brake pads are worn and new pads are needed. The sound can come and go or be heard all the time when ...increase in pedal travel. This could be a sign that brake service might be required. . { Caution Continuing to drive with worn-out brake pads could result in costly brake repair. Brake Adjustment...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 332
    ... parts of the braking system are replaced, be sure to get new, approved replacement parts. If this is not ... is added when the linings are worn, there will be too much fluid when new brake linings are installed.... because of normal brake lining wear. When new linings are installed, the fluid level goes ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 333
    Vehicle Care What to Add Use only new DOT 3 brake fluid from a sealed container. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on...the vehicle. Refer to the replacement number shown on the original battery label when a new battery is needed. { Warning Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories contain...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 334
    ... its home position. 3. Turn the ignition off. 4. Start and run the engine for at least 30 seconds. All-Wheel Drive If your vehicle is equipped with all-wheel-drive, this is an additional system that needs lubrication. Vehicle Storage Transfer Case When to Check Lubricant It ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 335
    ... in any other position, contact your dealer for service. For manual transmission vehicles, put the shift lever in Neutral, push the clutch pedal down halfway, and try... is not pushed all the way down, contact your dealer for service. 10-31 Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 336
    ...regular brake, set the parking brake. . Ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, and ...regular brake. Contact your dealer if service is required. Wiper Blade Replacement Windshield ...parking brake's holding ability: With the engine running and the transmission in N (Neutral), slowly remove foot
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 337
    ... the windshield. Any damage that occurs would not be covered by your warranty. Do not allow the wiper blade arm to touch the windshield. 6. Replace the blade with a new one. 10-33 7. Reinstall the wiper blade assembly by sliding it over the wiper arm to engage the J-hooked end. Pull up on the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 338
    ...the wiper blade: 1. Lift the wiper arm away from the windshield. Rear Wiper Blade Replacement (Wagon) The rear wiper blade and wiper arm have a cover for protection. The cover must be ... wiper arm (1) out of the blade assembly (3). 3. Push the new blade assembly securely on the wiper arm until...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 339
    ... lighting system operates at a very high voltage. If you try to service any of the system ... injured. Have your dealer or a qualified technician service them. After an HID headlamp bulb has ... could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. LED Lighting This vehicle ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 340
    ... bulb straight as you pull it out. 6. Install a new bulb. 7. Reinstall the electrical connector by pushing in...-quarter turn clockwise. License Plate Lamp (Coupe and Sedan) To replace one of these bulbs...Pull the bulb straight out to remove it. 5. Push the new bulb straight into the socket. 6. Reverse ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 341
    ...protecting the circuit until the current load returns to normal or the problem is fixed. This greatly reduces the chance of circuit overload and ...breakers protect power devices in the vehicle. Replace a bad fuse with a new one of the identical size and rating. If there is a problem on the road and a ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 342
    ...10-42 or Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) on page 10-...) on page 10-55 or Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Coupe) on page 10-57 or Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) on page 10-59. Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Coupe) The underhood fuse block is on the left ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 343
    Vehicle Care 10-39 Lift the fuse block cover to access the fuses. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses and relays shown. { Caution Spilling liquid on any electrical component on the vehicle may damage it. Always keep the covers on any electrical component. Mini-Fuses 11 19 22 23...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 344
    10-40 Vehicle Care Usage Body Control Module 4 Navigation Motor All-Wheel Drive Transmission Control Module Battery Horn Left Low-Beam Headlamp (Domestic Non-HID Only) Pedestrian Protection System (Export Only) Body Control Module 3 Body Control Module 2 Headlamp Washer (HID Only) 51 46 47 50 ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 345
    ... Inside Rear View Mirror, Rear Camera Ignition Steering Wheel Illumination Front Fog Lamps (HID ... Starter Brake Vacuum Pump Antilock Brake System Motor 37 Relays 1 2 3 4 5 J-Case Fuses 13 14 15... Used 10-41 61 Electric Parking Brake Not Used Not Used Blower Motor Rear Window Defogger Not Used Usage ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 346
    ... Speed Lift the fuse block cover to access the fuses. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses and relays shown. 44 Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Wagon) This fuse block is on the left side of the engine compartment. { Caution Spilling ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 347
    Vehicle Care Mini-Fuses 27 28 29 30 Usage Body Control Module 4 10-43 Navigation Motor All-Wheel Drive Transmission Control Module Battery Horn Left Low-Beam Headlamp (Domestic Non-HID Only) Pedestrian Protection System (Export Only) Body Control Module 3 Body ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 348
    ... Switch 59 Mini-Fuses 52 Usage Engine Control Module Ignition, Transmission Control Module Ignition Power Moding (Immobilizer Module, Ignition Switch)... Air Quality Sensor, Inside Rear View Mirror, Rear Camera Ignition Steering Wheel Illumination Front Fog Lamps (HID Only) Body Control Module 6, Body ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 349
    ... Starter Brake Vacuum Pump Antilock Brake System Motor 1 2 3 4 5 Usage Cooling Fan 2 Cooling Fan 1 Starter Rear Window Defogger ... Parking Brake Not Used Not Used Blower Motor Transmission Control Module Battery Trailer (... Only) Front Fog Lamps (HID Only) High-Beam Headlamps 76 77 78 79 ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 350
    ... Windshield Wipers High Speed Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) This fuse block is on the left side of the engine compartment. { Caution Spilling liquid on ... fuse block cover to access the fuses. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses and relays shown.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 351
    Vehicle Care Mini-Fuses 27 28 29 30 Usage Body Control Module 4 10-47 Navigation Motor Not Used Transmission Control Module Battery Horn Not Used Pedestrian Protection System (Export Only) Body Control Module 3 Body Control Module 2 Headlamp ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 352
    ... Washer Pump Airbag System Ignition Switch Engine Control Module Ignition, Transmission Control Module Ignition Power Moding (Immobilizer Module, Ignition Switch)...Air Quality Sensor, Inside Rear View Mirror, Rear Camera Ignition Steering Wheel Illumination Front Fog Lamps (HID Only) 70 71 72 73 74 75...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 353
    ...Starter Not Used Antilock Brake System Motor Not Used Electric Parking Brake Not Used Not Used Blower Motor Rear Window Defogger Magnetic Ride... Front Fog Lamps (HID Only) High-Beam Headlamps Low-Beam Headlamps... Speed Engine Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Wagon) The underhood fuse block is on the left...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 354
    10-50 Vehicle Care Lift the fuse block cover to access the fuses. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses and relays shown. { Caution Spilling liquid on any electrical component on the vehicle may damage it. Always keep the covers on any electrical component. Mini-Fuses 11 19 22 23...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 355
    ... Care Mini-Fuses 27 28 29 30 Usage Body Control Module 4 Navigation Motor Not Used Transmission Control Module Battery Horn Not Used ... Panel Auxiliary Power Outlet Air Quality Sensor, Inside Rear View Mirror, Rear Camera Ignition Steering Wheel Illumination Front Fog Lamps (HID Only) ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 356
    ... Usage Not Used Antilock Brake System Motor Not Used Electric Parking Brake Not Used Not Used Blower Motor Rear Window Defogger Magnetic Ride/ ... 45 48 12 20 5 Relays 4 Usage Rear Window Defogger Instrument Panel Auxiliary Power...(HID) Front Fog Lamps (HID Only) High-Beam Headlamps Mini-Fuses 70 ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 357
    ... Main Ignition Windshield Wipers Powertrain Windshield Wipers High Speed 10-53 Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Wagon) This fuse block is on the right side of the vehicle, behind the trim panel in the rear compartment. The vehicle may not be ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 358
    ... Door Lock Console/Auxiliary Power Outlet Rear Fog/Export Body Control Module (... Equipped) Engine Control Module Canister Vent Fuel Pump Stop Lamps (Export Only) ... Garage Door Opener Memory Seat Module Passenger Door Module Rear Auxiliary Power Outlet Amplifier Usage Driver Power Seat Switch Passenger...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 359
    ... Rear Window Switch 10-55 Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Wagon) The rear compartment fuse block is on the passenger side of the vehicle, behind the trim panel in the rear compartment. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses and relays shown. Relays 5 6 7 8 Usage Stop...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 360
    ... Lock Console/Auxiliary Power Outlet Rear Fog/Export Body Control Module ... Wiper/Washer Windshield Washer Pump Fuel Pump Right Position Lamp (Export ... Engine Control Module Canister Vent Rear Differential Cooling Pump Stop Lamps... Door Opener Memory Seat Module Passenger Door Module Rear Auxiliary Power...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 361
    ... Switch 10-57 Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS Coupe) The rear compartment fuse block is on top of the battery, on the right ... door must be removed to access the fuse block. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses, relays, and features shown. Relays 5 6 7 8 Usage Stop Lamps (Export ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 362
    ...11 Vehicle Care Usage Sedan Trunk Release/Coupe Rear Fog (Export Only) Side Marker ... (Export Only) Trunk Release Easy Entry Seats (Coupe Only) Sunroof 27 28 29 ... Opener Memory Seat Module Passenger Door Module Side Blind Zone Alert (Coupe Only) Amplifier Usage Driver Power Seat Switch Passenger Power...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 363
    ...Window Switch 10-59 Rear Compartment Fuse Block (CTS-V Coupe and Sedan) The rear compartment fuse block is on top of ...access door must be removed to access the fuse block. The vehicle may not be equipped with all of the fuses, relays, and features shown. Relays 5 6 7 8 Usage Stop Lamps (Export Only...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 364
    ...11 Vehicle Care Usage Sedan Trunk Release/Coupe Rear Fog (Export Only) Side Marker ...Export Only) Trunk Release Easy Entry Seats (Coupe Only) Fuel Pump 27 28 29 ... Opener Memory Seat Module Passenger Door Module Side Blind Zone Alert (Coupe Only) Amplifier Usage Driver Power Seat Switch Passenger Power...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 365
    ... Rear Window Switch Right Rear Window Switch 10-61 Wheels and Tires Tires Every new GM vehicle has high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. See the warranty manual for information regarding the tire warranty and where to get service. For additional information refer to ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 366
    ...tires on the vehicle if frequent driving on snow or ice-covered roads is expected. All-season tires provide adequate performance for most winter driving conditions, but they ... Pressure for High-Speed Operation on page 10-71 for inflation pressure adjustment for high-speed driving.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 367
    ... size tires, they are classified as low-profile tires. These tires are designed for very responsive driving on wet or dry pavement, however, may produce more road noise and tend to wear faster. Use tires of the same brand and tread type on all four wheel positions.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 368
    .... See Winter Tires on page 10-63. Summer Performance Tires Many General Motors high performance models come factory-equipped with tires that ... the U.S. Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Summer Tires This vehicle may come with high performance summer tires. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 369
    ... digits of the TIN indicate the tire manufactured date. The first two digits represent the week (01-52)...) code are the Tire Identification Number (TIN). The TIN shows the manufacturer and plant code, tire size... can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. 10-65 Compact Spare ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 370
    ...aspect ratio, construction type, and service description. The letter T as the first character in the tire size .... GM's TPC specifications meet or exceed all federal safety guidelines. (2) Temporary Use ...code are the Tire Identification Number (TIN). The TIN shows the manufacturer and plant code, tire...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 371
    ... means belted-bias ply construction. (5) Rim Diameter : Diameter of the wheel in inches. (6) Service Description: These characters represent the load index ... accessories. Some examples of optional accessories are automatic transmission, power windows, power seats, and air conditioning. Aspect Ratio: ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 372
    ... inch) before a tire has built up heat from driving. See Tire Pressure on page 10-70. Curb Weight: The weight of a motor vehicle with standard and optional equipment including the maximum capacity of fuel, oil, and coolant, but without passengers and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 373
    ... the tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which the tire beads are seated. Sidewall: The ...Indicators: Narrow bands, sometimes called wear bars, that show across the tread of a tire when only 1.6 mm (1/16 in) of tread remains. See When It Is Time for New Tires on page 10-78. UTQGS (Uniform ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 374
    ... Placard: A label permanently attached to a vehicle showing the vehicle capacity weight and the original ... (Continued) Overinflated tires, or tires that have too much air, can result in: ... { Caution ... or irregular wear. Poor handling. Reduced fuel economy. (Continued) . . . The Tire and Loading ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 375
    ... moisture. 10-71 Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation { Warning Driving at high speeds, 160 km/h (100 mph) or higher, puts an additional strain on tires. Sustained high-speed driving causes excessive heat buildup and can cause sudden tire failure. You could have a crash ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 376
    ... size tires require inflation pressure adjustment when driving the vehicle at speeds of 160 km/h (100 mph... recommended cold tire inflation pressure when high-speed driving has ended. See Vehicle ... possible, and inflate them to the proper pressure. Driving on a significantly under-inflated tire causes ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 377
    ...a variety of reasons, including the installation of replacement or alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that prevent the TPMS from functioning properly. Always ... malfunction telltale after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement or alternate tires and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 378
    ... pressure. The Tire and Loading Information label shows the size of the original equipment tires and the...-61. { Caution Tire sealant materials are not all the same. A non-approved tire sealant ... information regarding the inflator kit materials and instructions. TPMS Malfunction Light and Message The...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 379
    ... are two minutes to match the first tire/wheel position, and five minutes overall to match all four tire/wheel positions. If it takes longer, the ... unique identification code. The identification code needs to be matched to a new tire/wheel position after rotating the vehicle's tires or ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 380
    ...Vehicle Care 9. Turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF. 10. Set all four tires to the recommended air pressure level as indicated .../7,500 mi. See Maintenance Schedule on page 11-4. Tires are rotated to achieve a uniform wear for all tires. The first rotation is the most important. The indicators at three or ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 381
    ... the unusual wear continues after the rotation, check the wheel alignment. See When It Is Time for New Tires on page 10-78 and Wheel Replacement ... to rear. 10-77 Use this rotation pattern when rotating tires of the same size installed on all four wheel positions. If the vehicle has a compact spare ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 382
    .... See Tire Pressure Monitor Operation on page 10-73. Check that all wheel nuts are properly tightened. See "Wheel Nut Torque" under...use a scraper or wire brush later to remove all rust or dirt. When It Is Time for New Tires Factors such as maintenance, temperatures, driving speeds, vehicle loading, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 383
    ... near the tire size. If the tires have an all-season tread design, the TPC Spec number ... complete sets of four. Uniform tread depth on all tires will help to maintain the performance of the vehicle. ... handling performance may be adversely affected if all the tires are not replaced at the same time. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 384
    ... and maintenance have been done, all four tires should wear out ... set of worn tires, place the new tires on the rear axle. Winter tires with the same ... cracks after many miles of driving. A tire and/or wheel could fail suddenly ... damage. Use the correct size, brand, and type of tire on all four wheels....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 385
    ... the vehicle has electronic systems such as antilock brakes, rollover airbags, traction control, electronic stability control, or All-Wheel Drive, the performance of these systems can also be affected. { Warning If different sized wheels are used, there ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 386
    ... federal safety requirements and additional General Motors Tire Performance Criteria (TPC) standards. All Passenger Car Tires Must Conform to ... and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 387
    ... of performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Safety Standard No... be rebalanced. See your dealer for proper diagnosis. CTS-V models should only use adhesive wheel ...exist. Your dealer will know the kind of wheel that is needed. Each new wheel should have the same load-...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 388
    ..., wheel bolts, wheel nuts, or Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) sensors with new GM original ... are used, install them on the rear tires. { Warning Using the wrong replacement wheels, wheel bolts, or...could fail suddenly and cause a crash. When replacing wheels, use a new GM original equipment wheel....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 389
    ... Flat It is unusual for a tire to blow out while driving, especially if the tires are maintained properly. ... flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place, well off... See Hazard Warning Flashers on page 6-4. { Warning Driving on a flat tire will cause permanent damage to...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 390
    ... to change the tire. To help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put an automatic transmission in P (Park) or a manual transmission in 1 (First) or R (Reverse). 3. Turn off the engine and do not restart while the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 391
    ..., the tire is too severely damaged for the tire sealant and compressor kit to be effective. See Roadside Service on page 13-5. Read and follow all of the tire sealant and compressor kit instructions.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 392
    .... See "Removal and Installation of the Sealant Canister" following. The kit includes: Tire Sealant Read and follow the safe handling instructions on the label adhered to the sealant canister. Using the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit to Temporarily Seal and Inflate a Punctured Tire Follow the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 393
    ... for five minutes. This will help to inflate the tire faster. If a tire goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. Turn on the hazard warning flashers. See Hazard Warning Flashers on page 6-4. See If a Tire Goes ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 394
    ...-90 Vehicle Care The pressure gauge (3) will initially show a high pressure while the compressor pushes the...into the accessory power outlet in the vehicle. Unplug all items from other accessory power outlets....inflating hose from the tire valve. See Roadside Service on page 13-5. 11. Press the on/off ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 395
    ... equipment to its original storage location in the vehicle. 18. Immediately drive the vehicle 8 km (5 mi) to distribute the sealant in the tire. ...fallen more than 68 kPa (10 psi) below the recommended inflation pressure, stop driving the vehicle. The tire is too severely damaged and the tire sealant ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 396
    ... goes flat, avoid further tire and wheel damage by driving slowly to a level place. Turn on the...See Hazard Warning Flashers on page 6-4. 22. Replace with a new canister assembly available from your dealer. 23... dealer within 161 km (100 mi) of driving to have the tire repaired or replaced. Using the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 397
    ...from its storage location. See Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (Coupe) on page 10-94 or Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (Wagon...Plug the power plug (8) into the accessory power outlet in the vehicle. Unplug all items from other accessory power outlets. See Power Outlets on page...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 398
    ... 3. Pull up and remove the canister. 4. Replace with a new canister which is available from your dealer. The ... to inflate air mattresses, balls, etc. 5. Push the new canister into place. 11. Press the on/.... Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (Coupe) The tire sealant and compressor kit is in...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 399
    ... want to remove it see Tire Changing on page 10-96 for instructions. To store the tire sealant and compressor kit, reverse the steps.... and Compressor Kit (Wagon) The tire sealant and compressor kit is in the rear of the vehicle. 2. Remove the retainer that holds the tire sealant and compressor kit ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 400
    ... kit (1) in the center of the cargo area. 3. Remove the wing nut (3) that holds the tire sealant and compressor kit (1) in place. 4. Remove the tire sealant and compressor kit (1) from the foam container (2). Sedan 1. Wing Nut 2. Spare Tire 3. Jack 4. Wheel Wrench 5. Extension (If Equipped) 6. Strap
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 401
    ...to the flat tire. 6. The tools you will be using next include the jack (3), wheel wrench (4), and extension (5), if the vehicle has one. 10-97 Removing the ...(Wagon) 1. Wing Nut 2. Spare Tire 3. Jack 4. Subwoofer (If Equipped) 5. Wheel Wrench (Two-Piece Shown, Three-Piece Similar) 6. Extension (If ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 402
    ...1. Turn the retainer nut (1) counterclockwise to remove. 2. Remove the jack stowage bracket (2). 2. Use the wrench to loosen all of the wheel nuts. Do not remove them yet. {...the jack, you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 403
    ... even make the vehicle fall. To help avoid personal injury and vehicle damage, be sure to fit the jack lift head into the proper location before raising the vehicle. Hex Head Jack and Wrench 5. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lower the jack lift head until the jack fits under the vehicle.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 404
    ... used; however, use a scraper or wire brush later to remove all rust or dirt. { Warning 6. Raise the jack by turning the wheel wrench clockwise until the slots... for the compact spare tire to fit under the vehicle. 9. Remove all of the wheel nuts and the flat tire. Never use oil...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 405
    ... Care 14. Lower the vehicle by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise. Lower the jack completely.... by the aftermarket manufacturer when using accessory locking wheel nuts. See Capacities and Specifications ...11. Install the spare tire. 12. Put the wheel nuts back on with the rounded end of the nuts ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 406
    ...) collision, loose equipment could strike someone. Store all these in the proper place. 1. Put back all tools as they were stored in the rear storage compartment and put the... with a Flat Load Floor (Sedan) 15. Tighten the wheel nuts firmly in a crisscross sequence as shown. Storing a ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 407
    ...the buckle to tighten the cargo tie-down strap. 1. Hook 2. Liftgate Striker 3. Wheel Spoke 4. Wheel Spoke 5. D-rings 1. Return all tools as they were stored in the rear storage compartment and put the compartment cover on. 6. Route one hook ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 408
    ... by the vehicle, especially on slippery roads. Adjust driving to reduce possible wheel slip. Storing the Compact Spare Tire and Tools Reverse the instructions for removing ...Keep the spare tire and its wheel together. Compact Spare Tire { Warning Driving with more than one compact ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 409
    ... set the parking brake firmly on both vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in P (Park) or a manual transmission in Neutral before setting the parking brake....If you do not follow these steps exactly, some or all of these things can hurt you.
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 410
    ... be covered by the vehicle warranty. Whenever possible, turn off or unplug all accessories on either vehicle when jump starting. 3. Turn off the ignition... lighter or the accessory power outlets. Turn off the radio and all lamps that are not needed. This will avoid sparks and help save both batteries....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 411
    ... you could get a shock. The vehicles could be damaged too. Before you connect the cables, here are some... would damage the battery and maybe other parts too. And do not connect the negative (−) cable... not need to add water to the battery installed in your new vehicle. But if a battery has filler caps...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 412
    ...engine for a while. 11. Try to start the vehicle that had the dead battery. If it will not start after a few tries, it probably needs service. 6. Connect the red positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the dead battery. Use a remote positive (+) terminal if the vehicle has one. 7. Do not...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 413
    ... vehicle behind another vehicle for recreational purposes, such as behind a motor home, see "Recreational Vehicle Towing" following. ... towing are known as dinghy towing and dolly towing. Dinghy towing is towing the vehicle with all four wheels on the ground. Dolly towing is towing the vehicle with ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 414
    ... on the ground. The vehicle was not designed to be towed with all four wheels on the ground. If a rear-wheel-drive vehicle must be towed, a dolly or a trailer should be used. If an all-wheel-drive vehicle must be towed, a trailer should be used. See "Dolly Towing" ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 415
    Vehicle Care Dolly Towing (Rear-Wheel-Drive Vehicles) 4. Put the vehicle in P (Park) for an automatic transmission or in 1 (First) for a manual transmission. 5. Securely... to LOCK/OFF. 10-111 Dolly Towing (All-Wheel-Drive Vehicles) Use the following procedure to dolly tow a rear-wheel-drive vehicle ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 416
    ... Care Caution (Continued) products can be obtained from your dealer. Follow all manufacturer directions regarding... car wash, follow the car wash instructions. The windshield wiper and rear window wiper,...stain. Dry the finish with a soft, clean chamois or an all-cotton towel to avoid surface scratches ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 417
    ... finish. See your dealer for approved cleaning products. Do not apply waxes or polishes ... finish on the vehicle. To keep the paint finish looking new, keep the vehicle garaged or covered whenever ... dilute a concentrated cleaner according to the manufacturer 's instructions. Do not use chrome cleaners....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 418
    ...soft cloth, and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps, lenses and emblems. Follow instructions under "Washing the Vehicle" previously in this section. Lamp covers...and not stick or squeak. Lubricate weatherstrips at least once a year. Hot, dry climates may require more frequent ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 419
    ... or cleaners that contain acid on aluminum or chrome-plated wheels. Use only approved cleaners. Also, never drive a vehicle with aluminum or chrome-plated wheels through an (Continued) Body Component Lubrication Lubricate all key lock cylinders, hood hinges, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 420
    ... hand lotions, sunscreen, and insect repellent from all interior surfaces or permanent damage may ...surfaces being cleaned to prevent permanent damage. Apply all cleaners directly to the cleaning cloth. Do ... cleaners, read and adhere to all safety instructions on the label. While cleaning the interior,...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 421
    ... on automotive glass. Abrasive cleaners or aggressive cleaning may damage the rear window defogger. Cleaning the windshield with water during the first three to six months of ownership will reduce tendency to fog. Fabric/Carpet/Suede Start ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 422
    ... display. This may cause damage and would not be covered by the warranty. Cleaning High Gloss Surfaces and Vehicle Information and Radio Displays For vehicles with high gloss surfaces or vehicle displays, use a microfiber cloth to wipe surfaces. Before ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 423
    ... allow them to dry naturally. Never use heat, steam, spot lifters, or spot removers. Do not use cleaners that contain silicone or wax-based products. Cleaners containing these solvents can permanently change the appearance and feel of leather or soft trim and are not recommended. Do not use cleaners...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 424
    ... side floor mat. Use only a single floor mat on the driver's side. Do not place one floor mat on top of another. . . 1. Pull up on the rear of the floor mat to unlock the retainer and remove. 2. Reinstall by lining up the floor mat retainer opening over the carpet retainer and snap into position....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 425
    ... vehicle if it is sold. It is the responsibility of the owner to have all required maintenance performed. Your dealer has ... ...11-13 Maintenance Replacement Parts ...11-15 Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance ...11-3 Maintenance Records Maintenance Records ...11-17 ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 426
    ...more frequent checks and services. The Additional Required Services Normal are for vehicles that: . Your dealer recognizes the importance of providing competitively priced maintenance and repair services. With trained technicians, the dealer is the place for routine ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 427
    ... program that covers select maintenance services during the first 4 years or 80 000 km (50,000 mi), whichever comes first. Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance covers routine maintenance services, when scheduled in accordance with the owner manual, including: . ....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 428
    ...system might not indicate the need for vehicle service for more than a year. The engine oil and filter .... Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services At Each Fuel Stop . Tire Rotation and Required... if recommended for the vehicle, and perform the following services. See Tire Rotation on page 10-76...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 429
    ... Switch Check on page 10-31. Check automatic transmission shift lock control function. See Automatic ...Lock Control Function Check on page 10-31. Check ignition transmission lock. See Ignition Transmission ...10-32. . . Check parking brake and automatic transmission park mechanism. See Park Brake and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 430
    .... (3) Replace engine air cleaner filter. (4) Except CTS-V: Replace spark plugs. Inspect spark plug wires. CTS-V Only: Replace spark plugs. Inspect spark plug wires. Change ... cooling system. (6) Visually inspect accessory drive belts. (7) CTS-V Only: Change manual transmission fluid. CTS...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 431
    ... Footnotes - Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services - Normal (1) (1) (1) Vehicles with different size front and rear tires do not have ...may also be needed if there is a reduction in air flow, excessive window fogging, or odors. (3) Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 432
    ... control system. (3) Replace engine air cleaner filter. (4) Except CTS-V: Replace spark plugs. Inspect spark plug wires. CTS-V ... fill engine cooling system. (6) Visually inspect accessory drive belts. (7) CTS-V Only: Change manual transmission fluid. CTS-V Only: Change rear axle fluid. CTS-V Only: ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 433
    ... Footnotes - Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services - Severe (1) (1) (1) Vehicles with different size front and rear tires do not have tire...may also be needed if there is a reduction in air flow, excessive window fogging, or odors. (3) Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 434
    ... may help to avoid future costly repairs. To maintain vehicle performance, additional maintenance services may be ... 3,000 mi. Have underbody flushing service performed once a year. See "Underbody Maintenance" in... may need replacing if they squeak or show signs of cracking or splitting. Trained dealer ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 435
    Service and Maintenance Brakes Brakes stop the vehicle and are crucial to safe driving... 11-11 Instrument cluster lights may come on to ...be seen on the road. . . Signs of wear may include steering wheel vibration, bounce/ sway while braking, longer stopping distance,...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 436
    ... Vehicle Care To help keep the vehicle looking like new, vehicle care products are available from your dealer. For information on .... Your dealer can also provide tire/wheel balancing services to ensure smooth vehicle operation at all speeds. Your dealer sells and services name brand tires. . Wiper ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 437
    ... 75W-90 GL5 Gear Oil (GM Part No. 88862475, in Canada 88862476). Manual Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. 88861800, in ... Additive Hydraulic Brake System Windshield Washer Hydraulic Power Steering System Hydraulic Clutch System Manual Transmission (CTS) Manual Transmission (CTS-V) Automatic Transmission
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 438
    .... 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. 12345579, in Canada 10953481). Transfer Case (All-Wheel Drive) Rear Drive Module Rear Drive Module (Limited-Slip Differential) Chassis Lubrication Key Lock Cylinders ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 439
    Service and Maintenance 11-15 Maintenance Replacement Parts Replacement parts identified below by name, part number, or specification can be obtained from your dealer. Part Engine Air Cleaner/Filter 3.0L V6 Engine 3.6L V6 Engine 6.2L V8 Engine Engine Oil Filter 3.0L V6 Engine 3.6L V6 Engine 6.2L ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 440
    11-16 Service and Maintenance Part GM Part Number 15890062 15890064 ... ACDelco Part Number - - - - - Wiper Blades - Except CTS-V Driver Side - 56.5 cm (22 in... Side - 53.3 cm (21 in) Wiper Blades - CTS-V Driver Side - 56.5 cm (22 in) Passenger Side - 53.3 cm (21 in) Rear Wiper Blade (Wagon) - 30.5 cm ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 441
    Service and Maintenance 11-17 Maintenance Records After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service, and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. Retain all maintenance receipts. Date Odometer Reading Serviced By ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 442
    11-18 Service and Maintenance Odometer Reading Date Serviced By Maintenance Stamp Services Performed
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 443
    ...vehicle's engine code. Vehicle Data Capacities and Specifications ...12-2 Engine Drive Belt Routing ...12-4 Service Parts Identification Label This label,...: . Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Model designation. Paint information. Production options and special equipment. ....
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 444
    12-2 Technical Data Vehicle Data Capacities and Specifications The following approximate capacities are given in metric and English conversions. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 11-13 for more information. Application Air Conditioning Refrigerant Capacities Metric English For the air...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 445
    ...ft 12-3 Application Fuel Tank Transfer Case- AWD Wheel Nut Torque All capacities are approximate. When adding, be sure to fill to the approximate level, as recommended in this manual. Recheck... V6 Engine 6.2L V8 Engine VIN Code 5 3 P Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic Automatic Manual...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 446
    12-4 Technical Data Engine Drive Belt Routing CTS V6 Engine CTS-V 6.2L V8 Engine
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 447
    ...Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Cadillac. Normally, any concerns... dealer's sales or service departments. Sometimes, however, despite the best intentions of all concerned... the matter has already been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager, contact the owner...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 448
    ...concern cannot be resolved by your dealership without further help, in the U.S., call the Cadillac Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-458-8006. In Canada, call the Canadian Cadillac Customer Care Centre at 1-888-446-2000. We encourage you to call the toll-...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 449
    ... or e-mail Cadillac, the letter should be addressed to: United States and Puerto Rico Cadillac Customer Assistance Center Cadillac Motor Car Division P.O. Box 33169 Detroit, MI 48232-5169 www.Cadillac.com 1-800-458-8006 1-800-833-2622 (For Text ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 450
    ..., maps, phone numbers, and hours. General Motors of Canada Limited Canadian Cadillac Customer Care Centre, Mail Code: .... F (Live Chat Support): Chat live with online help representatives. Visit my.cadillac.com to register your vehicle. I (Service History): View printable dealer-recorded service ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 451
    ... favorite articles, quizzes, tips, and multimedia galleries organized into the Features and Auto Care Sections. Download owner manuals. Find Cadillac-recommended maintenance services. Roadside Service U.S.: 1-800-224-1400. Canada: 1-800-...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 452
    ... date of the vehicle. Description of the problem. . Cadillac Owner Privileges™ . Coverage Services are provided up to 6 years/ 110 000 km (70,000...is not covered. Roadside Service is not a part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Cadillac and General Motors of Canada Limited reserve the right to...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 453
    ... will arrange to have your car towed to the nearest Cadillac dealership. Each technician travels with a specially equipped service vehicle complete with the necessary Cadillac parts and tools required to handle most roadside repairs. 13-7 Services Specific to Canadian-...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 454
    ... furnished with each new vehicle provides detailed warranty coverage information. Public Transportation or Fuel ... used instead of your dealer's shuttle service, the expense must be supported by original receipts and ... amounts should reflect actual costs and be supported by original receipts. See your ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 455
    ... parts can help maintain the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Recycled original.... Additional Program Information All program options, such as shuttle service, may not... your dealer for specific information about availability. All Courtesy Transportation arrangements will be administered by appropriate...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 456
    ... perform properly in subsequent collisions. Aftermarket parts are not covered by the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty, and any vehicle failure related to ...has been an injury, call emergency services for help. Do not leave the scene of a crash until all matters have been taken care of. Move the vehicle...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 457
    ...25. Service Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on the engines, transmission, axle, ... knowledgeably service General Motors cars and trucks. Each bulletin contains instructions to assist in the diagnosis and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 458
    ...Helm, Incorporated Attention: Customer Service 47911 Halyard Drive Plymouth, MI 48170 Prices are subject to ...: Includes a Portfolio, Owner Manual, and Warranty Manual. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $35.00 (U.S.) ...shipping fees. Without Portfolio: Owner Manual only. RETAIL SELL PRICE: $25.00 (U.S.) plus handling ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 459
    ... NHTSA (or Transport Canada) in a situation like this, notify General Motors. Call 1-800-458-8006, or write: Cadillac Customer Assistance Center Cadillac Motor Car Division P.O. Box 33169 Detroit, MI 48232-5169 In Canada, call 1‐888‐446‐2000, or write: ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 460
    ...modules to monitor and control engine and transmission performance, to monitor the conditions for airbag deployment ...no data are recorded by the EDR under normal driving conditions and no personal data ... were buckled/fastened; How far (if at all) the driver was depressing the accelerator and/ or brake...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 461
    ... numbers, and other trip information. See the navigation manual for information on stored data and for deletion instructions. Radio Frequency Statement This ... to any of these systems by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 462
    13-16 Customer Information 2 NOTES
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 463
    ... Q to connect to a live Advisor to: . Verify account information or update contact information. Get driving directions. Requires the available Directions and Connections service plan. Receive On-Demand Diagnostics for a check of the ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 464
    ... a priority connection to an Emergency Advisor available 24/7 to: . . OnStar Services Emergency With Automatic Crash Response, the built-in system can ... Directions are downloaded to the vehicle. 4. Follow the voice-guided commands. Security OnStar provides services like Stolen Vehicle Assistance, ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 465
    ... the call ends, press the "Go" button on the navigation screen to begin driving directions. If directions are downloaded to the navigation system, the route ..., and coverage maps see www.onstar.com (U.S.) or www.onstar.ca (Canada). Other Navigation Services Available from OnStar OnStar eNav: Allows ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 466
    ...app to select Apple®, Android™, and BlackBerry® devices to check vehicle fuel level, oil life, or tire pressure; to start the vehicle ... For OnStar RemoteLink information and compatibility, see www.onstar.com (U.S.) or www.onstar.ca (Canada). Store a Name Tag for Speed Dialing 1. Press =. System ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 467
    ... Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, and Hands-Free Calling are available on most vehicles. Not all OnStar services are available everywhere or on all vehicles. For more information, a full description of OnStar services, system limitations, and OnStar terms and conditions...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 468
    ...available dealer-installed TTY system can provide in-vehicle access to all of the OnStar services, except Virtual Advisor and OnStar Turn-by-Turn...the OnStar subscription, and viewing of videos of each service. Get subscription plan pricing and sign up for OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics. Click on the "My ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 469
    ... (PIN) A PIN is needed to access some of the OnStar services, like Remote Door Unlock and Stolen ... Warranty OnStar equipment may be warranted as part of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. The manufacturer of the vehicle ... try the call again or try again after driving a few miles into another cellular ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 470
    ... system, wireless service, and GPS satellite technologies to be available and operating for features to function ... - 2010, Daniel Stenberg, . All rights reserved. Permission to use, copy, ... notice and this permission notice appear in all copies. Add-on Electrical Equipment The OnStar ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 471
    ... indefinitely. Copyright (c) 1990-2005 Info-ZIP. All rights reserved. For the purposes of this copyright and ... Altered versions-including, but not limited to, ports to new operating systems, existing ports with new graphical interfaces, and dynamic, shared, or static library versions-must be plainly ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 472
    14-10 OnStar Such altered versions also must not be misrepresented as being Info-ZIP releases-including, but not limited to, labeling of the altered versions with the names "Info-ZIP" (or any variation thereof, including, but not limited to, different capitalizations), "Pocket UnZip," "WiZ" or "...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 473
    ...Check ...3-20 Alarm Vehicle Security ...2-23 Alert Side Blind Zone (SBZA) ...9-44 All-Wheel Drive ...10-30, 9-33 AM-FM Radio ...7-8 Antenna Multi-band ...7-15 Antilock ... ...9-26 Transmission Fluid ...10-14 Automatic Transmission Manual Mode ...9-28 Shift Lock Control Function Check ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 474
    ...9-35 System Messages ...5-33 Braking ...9-3 Break-In, New Vehicle ...9-15 Bulb Replacement ...10-37......10-36 Buying New Tires ...10-79 C Calibration ...5-7 California Fuel Requirements ...9-50 ...25 Liftgate ...2-19 Trunk ...2-17 Winter Driving ...9-8 Cargo Cover ...4-2 Management System ...4-3 Cargo ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 475
    ... Storage ...4-1 Compass ...5-7 Messages ...5-34 Competitive Driving Mode ...9-39 Compressor Kit, Tire ... (TTY) Users ...13-4 Customer Information Service Publications Ordering Information ...13-11 ...14 Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) ...6-2 Defensive Driving ...9-3 Delayed Locking ...2-15 Devices Auxiliary ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 476
    ... ...10-18 Cooling System Messages ...5-35 Cover ...10-9 Drive Belt Routing ...12-4 Exhaust ...9-25 Oil Life System ...15 Locks ...2-13 Power Locks ...2-15 Drive Belt Routing, Engine ...12-4 Drive Systems All-Wheel Drive ...10-30, 9-33 Driver Information Center (DIC) ...5-27 Driving Characteristics and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 477
    ... ...6-2 Exterior Lighting Battery Saver ...6-9 Fluid Automatic Transmission ...10-14 Brakes ...10-28 Power ...Seats Adjustment ...3-3 Heated and Ventilated ...3-9 Fuel ...9-49 Additives ...9-50 Economy Driving ...1-23 Filling a Portable Fuel Container ...9-52 Filling the Tank ...9-51 Foreign Countries ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 478
    ...Light ...5-26 High/Low Beam Changer ...6-2 Lamps On Reminder ...5-26 Washer ...5-7 Heated Steering Wheel ...5-4 Heated and Ventilated Front Seats ...3-9 Heated Mirrors ...2-27 ...Introduction ...iii H Halogen Bulbs ...10-35 Hard Drive Device (HDD) ...7-27 Hazard Warning Flashers ...6-4...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 479
    ... Flash-to-Pass ...6-2 Front Fog Lamp ...5-26 High-Beam On ...5-26 High/Low Beam Changer ...6-2 Safety ... ...5-24 Up-Shift ...5-23 Limited-Slip Rear Axle ...9-40 Locks Automatic Door ...2-16 ...10-63 Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System) ...3-41 Lumbar Adjustment ...3-5 Front Seats ...3-5
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 480
    ... Schedule Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ...11-13 Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...5-19 Manual Mode ...9-28 Manual Transmission ...9-31 Fluid ...10-14 Memory Features ...1-9 Memory Seats ...3-7 Messages Airbag System ...5-43 Battery Voltage and ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 481
    ......14-1 OnStar® Security ...14-2 Operation, Infotainment System ...7-3 Ordering Service Publications ...13-11 Outlets Power ...5-9 Overheated Engine ...27 Outlets ...5-9 Protection, Battery ...6-8 Retained Accessory (RAP) ...9-22 Seat Adjustment ...3-4 Steering Fluid ...10-25 Windows ...2-28 Pregnancy...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 482
    ...10 Reading Lamps ...6-6 Rear Axle Limited-Slip ...9-40 Rear Seats ...3-11 Rear Vision Camera (RVC) ...9-46 Rear Window ...22 Ride Control Systems Limited Slip Rear Axle ...9-40 Magnetic ...9-40 Messages ...5-41 Roads Driving, Wet ...9-6 Roadside Service ...13-5 Roof Sunroof ...2-30 Roof Rack System ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 483
    ...13-7 Vehicle Messages ...5-44 Servicing the Airbag ...3-31 Shift Lock Control Function Check, Automatic Transmission ...10-31 Shifting Into Park ...9-23 Out...Steering ...9-4 Fluid, Power ...10-25 Heated Wheel ...5-4 Wheel Adjustment ...5-2 Wheel Controls ...5-3 Storage Areas Cargo Cover ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 484
    ... Replacement ...10-83 When It Is Time for New Tires ...10-78 Winter ...10-63 Towing Driving Characteristics ...9-53 Equipment ...9-58... ...9-38 Trailer Towing ...9-56 Transmission Automatic ...9-26 Fluid, Automatic ...10-14 Fluid, Manual ...10-14 Messages ...5-45 Transportation Program, Courtesy ...13...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 485
    ... ...5-54 Up-Shift Light ...5-23 Using This Manual ...iv Vehicle Care Storing the Tire Sealant ... Messages ...5-46 Towing ...10-109 When It Is Time for New Tires ...10-78 Where to Put the Restraint ...3-39... Power ...2-28 Windshield Wiper/Washer ...5-4 Winter Driving ...9-8 Winter Tires ...10-63 Wiper ...
  • 2014 Cadillac CTS | Owner Manual - Page 486
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