2009 Cadillac DTS Owners Manual PDF | Page 102

Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
These vehicle accessories can be used for up to
10 minutes after the ignition key is turned off:
? Audio System
? Audio Steering Wheel Controls
? Power Windows
? Sunroof (if equipped)
Power to these accessories will work up to 10 minutes
or until the driver?s door is opened. For an additional
10 minutes of power, close all the doors and turn the key
to ON/RUN and then back to LOCK/OFF.
Starting the Engine
Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral).
The engine will not start in any other position.
To restart the engine when the vehicle is already
moving, use N (Neutral) only.
Notice: Do not try to shift to P (Park) if the vehicle
is moving. If you do, you could damage the
transmission. Shift to P (Park) only when the vehicle
is stopped.
Starting Procedure
1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the
ignition to START. When the engine starts, let go of
the key. The idle speed will slow down as the engine
warms. Do not race the engine immediately after
starting it. Operate the engine and transmission
gently to allow the oil to warm up and lubricate all
moving parts.
2-26

Summary of Content

Retained Accessory Power (RAP)These vehicle accessories can be used for up to10 minutes after the ignition key is turned off: Audio System Audio Steering Wheel Controls Power Windows Sunroof (if equipped)Power to these accessories will work up to 10 minutesor until the drivers door is opened. For an additional10 minutes of power, close all the doors and turn the keyto ON/RUN and then back to LOCK/OFF.Starting the EngineMove the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral).The engine will not start in any other position.To restart the engine when the vehicle is alreadymoving, use N (Neutral) only.Notice: Do not try to shift to P (Park) if the vehicleis moving. If you do, you could damage thetransmission. Shift to P (Park) only when the vehicleis stopped.Starting Procedure1. With your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn theignition to START. When the engine starts, let go ofthe key. The idle speed will slow down as the enginewarms. Do not race the engine immediately afterstarting it. Operate the engine and transmissiongently to allow the oil to warm up and lubricate allmoving parts.2-26