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At Least Once a Month
Tire In?ation Check
Inspect the vehicle?s tires and make sure they are
in?ated to the correct pressures. Do not forget to
check the spare tire. See In?ation - Tire Pressure on
page 5-57. Check to make sure the spare tire is stored
securely. See Changing a Flat Tire on page 5-74.
Tire Wear Inspection
Tire rotation may be required for high mileage highway
drivers prior to the Engine Oil Life System service
noti?cation. Check the tires for wear and, if necessary,
rotate the tires. See Tire Inspection and Rotation on
page 5-65.
At Least Once a Year
Starter Switch Check
{ CAUTION:
When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle
could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or
others could be injured.
1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough
room around the vehicle.
2. Firmly apply both the parking brake and the regular
brake. See Parking Brake on page 2-32.
Do not use the accelerator pedal, and be ready to
turn off the engine immediately if it starts.
3. Try to start the engine in each gear. The vehicle
should start only in P (Park) or N (Neutral). If the
vehicle starts in any other position, contact your
dealer/retailer for service.
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2009 Cadillac DTS Owners Manual Summary of Content

At Least Once a MonthTire Ination CheckInspect the vehicles tires and make sure they areinated to the correct pressures. Do not forget tocheck the spare tire. See Ination - Tire Pressure onpage 5-57. Check to make sure the spare tire is storedsecurely. See Changing a Flat Tire on page 5-74.Tire Wear InspectionTire rotation may be required for high mileage highwaydrivers prior to the Engine Oil Life System servicenotication. Check the tires for wear and, if necessary,rotate the tires. See Tire Inspection and Rotation onpage 5-65.At Least Once a YearStarter Switch Check{ CAUTION:When you are doing this inspection, the vehiclecould move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you orothers could be injured.1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enoughroom around the vehicle.2. Firmly apply both the parking brake and the regularbrake. See Parking Brake on page 2-32.Do not use the accelerator pedal, and be ready toturn off the engine immediately if it starts.3. Try to start the engine in each gear. The vehicleshould start only in P (Park) or N (Neutral). If thevehicle starts in any other position, contact yourdealer/retailer for service.6-9