CADILLAC ELDORADO 2002 10.G Owners Manual
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2002 Cadillac Eldorado
Litho in U.S.A.Copyright General Motors Corporation 06/11/01
Part Number 25729636 A First Edition All Rights Reserved
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GENERAL MOTORS, GM and the GM Emblem,
CADILLAC, the CADILLAC Crest & Wreath and
the name ELDORADO are registered trademarks of
General Motors Corporation.
This manual includes the latest information at the time it
was printed. We reserve the right to make changes after
that time without further notice. For vehicles first sold in
Canada, substitute the name ªGeneral Motors of Canada
Limitedº for Cadillac Motor Car Division whenever it
appears in this manual.
Please keep this manual in your vehicle, so it will
be there if you ever need it when you're on the road.
If you sell the vehicle, please leave this manual in it
so the new owner can use it.
We support voluntary
For Canadian Owners Who Prefer a
French Language Manual:
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procurer un exemplaire de ce guide en fran†ais chez
votre concessionaire ou au:
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Detroit, MI 48207
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These mean there is something that could hurt
In the caution area, we tell you what the hazard is.
Y ou will also find a circle
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Vehicle Damage Warnings
Also, in this book you will find these notices:
These mean there is something that could damage
In the notice area, we tell you about something that can
damage your vehicle. Many times, this damage would
not be covered by your warranty, and it could be costly.
But the notice will tell you what to do to help avoid
When you read other manuals, you might see
CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different
colors or in different words.
You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle.
They use the same words, CAUTION or NOTICE.
Your vehicle may be equipped with components and
labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols,
used on your vehicle, are shown along with the text
describing the operation or information relating to a
specific component, control, message, gage or indicator.
If you need help figuring out a specific name of a
component, gage or indicator reference the following
topics in the Index:
ªEngine Compartment Overviewº
Also see ªWarning Lights and Gagesº in the Index.
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These are some examples of vehicle symbols you may find on your vehicle:
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Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems
Here you'll find information about the seats in your vehicle and how to use your safety belts properly. You can also
learn about some things you should not do with air bags and safety belts.
-2 Seats and Seat Controls
-9 Safety Belts: They're for Everyone
-13 Here Are Questions Many People Ask
About Safety Belts
-- and the Answers
-14 How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
-14 Driver Position
-21 Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
-22 Right Front Passenger Position
-22 Supplemental Inflatable
Restraint (SIR) System1
-28 Rear Seat Passengers
-31 Center Passenger Position
-36 Restraint Systems for Children
-48 Older Children
-51 Safety Belt Extender
-51 Checking Your Restraint Systems
-51 Replacing Restraint System Parts
After a Crash
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Seats and Seat Controls
This section tells you about the power seats -- how to
adjust them, and also about the reclining front seatbacks,
lumbar adjustments, head restraints, heated seats and
The power seat controls are located on the outboard side
of the front seat cushions.The power seat controls can be adjusted the following ways:
Move the front of the control up or down to adjust
the front portion of the cushion up or down.
Move the rear of the control up or down to adjust the
rear portion of the cushion up or down.
Lift up or push down the whole control to move the
entire seat up or down.
To move the whole seat forward or rearward, slide
the control forward or rearward.
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1-3 Power Lumbar Control (Option)
If your vehicle has this
option, the driver's and
passenger's controls are
located on the outboard
sides of the seat cushions.The power lumbar support control can be adjusted the
To increase or decrease support, hold the control
forward or rearward.
To move the lumbar up and down, hold the control
up or down.
Keep in mind that as your seating position changes,
as it may during long trips, so should the position of
your lumbar support. Adjust the seat as needed.
If you have the optional personalization package, the
power lumbar control can be programmed for memory
recall. For more information, see ªMemory and
Personalization Featuresº and ªMemory Seat and
Mirrorsº in the Index.
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1-4 Memory Seat and Mirrors (If Equipped)
If your vehicle has this
feature, the controls are
located on the driver's
These buttons are used to program and recall memory
settings for the driver's seating and outside rearview mirror
positions. Use the following steps to program each button:
1. Adjust the driver's seat (including lumbar adjustments)
and both outside mirrors to a comfortable position.
2. Press the SET button.
3. Within five seconds, press button 1. A single beep
will sound through the driver's side front speaker to
let you know that the position has been stored.A second mirror and seating position may be
programmed by repeating the above steps and pressing
button 2 instead of button 1. Each time button 1 or 2 is
pressed and released while the vehicle is in PARK (P),
the memory position will be recalled. Each time a
memory button is pressed, a single beep will sound.
You can also recall a seat and mirror position if your
vehicle is not in PARK (P). Press and hold either
the 1 or 2 button until seat and mirror movement is
complete. Releasing the buttons will stop adjustment.
If you use the button with the unlock symbol on the
remote keyless entry transmitter to enter the vehicle, the
preset driver's seat and mirror positions will be recalled.
The numbers on the back of the transmitters, 1 or 2,
correspond to the numbers on the driver's armrest.
If the remote keyless entry transmitter was not used to
enter the vehicle, the last used seat and mirror positions
will be recalled when a key is inserted in the ignition
and is turned to RUN. The vehicle must be previously
programmed to turn this feature on. See ªMemory and
Personalization Featuresº in the Index.