Tire Rotation and Required Services Every 12 000 km/7,500 mi

Cadillac CTS / Cadillac CTS Owners Manual / Vehicle Care / Maintenance Schedule / Tire Rotation and Required Services Every 12 000 km/7,500 mi

Rotate the tires, if recommended for the vehicle, and perform the following services. See Tire Rotation.

- Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. If needed, change engine oil and filter, and reset oil life system. See Engine Oil and Engine Oil Life System.

- Check engine coolant level.

See Engine Coolant.

- Check windshield washer fluid level. See Washer Fluid.

- Visually inspect windshield wiper blades for wear, cracking, or contamination. See Exterior Care. Replace worn or damaged wiper blades.

See Wiper Blade Replacement.

- Check tire inflation pressures.

See Tire Pressure.

- Inspect tire wear. See Tire Inspection.

- Visually check for fluid leaks.

- Inspect engine air cleaner filter.

See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter.

- Inspect brake system.

- Visually inspect steering, suspension, and chassis components for damaged, loose, or missing parts or signs of wear. See Exterior Care.

- Check restraint system components. See Safety System Check.

- Visually inspect fuel system for damage or leaks.

- Visually inspect exhaust system and nearby heat shields for loose or damaged parts.

- Lubricate body components.

See Exterior Care.

- Check starter switch. See Starter Switch Check.

- Check automatic transmission shift lock control function.

See Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check.

- Check ignition transmission lock.

See Ignition Transmission Lock Check.

- Check parking brake and automatic transmission park mechanism. See Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check.

- Check accelerator pedal for damage, high effort, or binding.

Replace if needed.

- Visually inspect gas strut for signs of wear, cracks, or other damage. Check the hold open ability of the strut. See your dealer if service is required.

- Check tire sealant expiration date, if equipped. See Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit.

- Inspect sunroof track and seal, if equipped. See Sunroof.

Footnotes — Maintenance

    See also:

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    Airbag System
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    Different Size Tires and Wheels
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