Fluids

Proper fluid levels and approved fluids protect the vehicle’s systems and components.

See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants for GM approved fluids.

- Engine oil and windshield washer fluid levels should be checked at every fuel fill.

- Instrument cluster lights may come on to indicate that fluids may be low and need to be filled.

    See also:

    Adding Coolant to the Intercooler System Coolant (CTS-V)
    1. Remove the intercooler system pressure cap when the intercooler system hoses are no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise about one-quarter of a turn. If you hear a ...

    Cruise Control Messages
    APPLY BRAKE BEFORE CRUISE If this message displays when attempting to activate cruise control, apply the brake pedal and try again. CRUISE SET TO XXX This message displays when the cruise co ...

    Up-Shift Light
    The vehicle may have an up-shift light. It indicates when to shift to the next higher gear for best fuel economy. See Manual Transmission for more information. For the CTS-V, the tracer ligh ...