2023 Cadillac CT5 — Owner's Manual – Page #30

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Model: 2023 Cadillac CT5
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Cadillac CT5 Owner Manual (GMNA-Localizing-U.S./Canada-16500419) -
2023 - CRC - 5/6/22
Keys, Doors, and Windows 29
Arming the Alarm System
1. Turn off the vehicle.
2. Lock the vehicle in one of
three ways:
Use the remote key.
Use the Keyless Access
With a door open, press
Q on the interior of
the door.
3. After 30 seconds the
alarm system will arm, and
the indicator light will begin
to slowly flash indicating
the alarm system is
operating. Pressing
Q on
the remote key a second
time will bypass the
30-second delay and
immediately arm the alarm
The vehicle alarm system will
not arm if the doors are locked
with the mechanical key.
If the driver door is opened
without first unlocking with
the remote key, the horn will
chirp and the lights will flash
to indicate pre-alarm. If the
vehicle is not started, or the
door is not unlocked by
K on the remote key
during the 10-second
pre-alarm, the alarm will be
The alarm will also be
activated if a passenger door,
the trunk, or the hood is
opened without first disarming
the system. When the alarm is
activated, the turn signals
flash and the horn sounds for
about 30 seconds. The alarm
system will then re-arm to
monitor the next unauthorized
Disarming the Alarm
To disarm the alarm system or
turn off the alarm if it has
been activated:
Press K on the remote key.
Unlock the vehicle using the
Keyless Access system.
Start the vehicle.
To avoid setting off the alarm
by accident:
Lock the vehicle after all
occupants have left the
vehicle and all doors are
Always unlock a door with
the remote key or use the
Keyless Access system.
Unlatching the driver door
with the mechanical key will
not disarm the system or turn
off the alarm.
How to Detect a Tamper
If K is pressed on the remote
key and the horn chirps and
the lights flash three times, a
previous alarm occurred while
the system was armed.
If the alarm has been
activated, a message will
appear on the DIC.

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