2004 Cadillac Escalade Owner's Manual

2004 Cadillac Escalade owners manual
Year:
2004
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade
Rating:
(5)

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Size:
5.13 MB

Table of Contents

2004 Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV Book TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
9
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
10
Heated and Cooled Seats
11
Reclining Seatbacks
12
Head Restraints
13
Rear Seats
14
Rear Seat Operation
14
Heated Seats
15
Heated and Cooled Seats
16
60/40 Split Bench Seat
16
50/50 Split Bench Seat
19
Bench Seat
24
Bucket Seats
29
Safety Belts
32
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
32
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
36
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
37
Driver Position
38
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
45
Right Front Passenger Position
46
Center Passenger Position
46
Rear Seat Passengers
48
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
51
Safety Belt Extender
54
Child Restraints
55
Older Children
55
Infants and Young Children
57
Child Restraint Systems
61
Where to Put the Restraint
64
Top Strap
65
Top Strap Anchor Location
67
Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
69
Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
71
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
71
Securing a Child Restraint in a Center Rear Seat Position
73
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
76
Air Bag Systems
80
Where Are the Air Bags?
82
When Should an Air Bag Inflate?
85
What Makes an Air Bag Inflate?
86
How Does an Air Bag Restrain?
86
What Will You See After an Air Bag Inflates?
86
Passenger Sensing System
88
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Adding Equipment to Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Restraint System Check
93
Checking Your Restraint Systems
93
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
94
Features and Controls
95
Keys
97
Remote Keyless Entry System
98
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
99
Doors and Locks
102
Door Locks
102
Power Door Locks
103
Delayed Locking
103
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
104
Rear Door Security Locks
106
Lockout Protection
106
Liftgate/Liftglass
107
Windows
108
Power Windows
109
Sun Visors
109
Theft-Deterrent Systems
110
Content Theft-Deterrent
110
Passlock®
111
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
112
New Vehicle Break-In
112
Ignition Positions
112
Starting Your Engine
113
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
114
Engine Coolant Heater
115
Automatic Transmission Operation
116
All-Wheel Drive
118
Parking Brake
119
Shifting Into Park (P)
120
Shifting Out of Park (P)
122
Parking Over Things That Burn
123
Engine Exhaust
123
Running Your Engine While You Are Parked
124
Mirrors
125
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
125
Outside Power Mirrors
127
Outside Convex Mirror
128
Outside Heated Mirrors
129
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror with Curb View Assist
129
OnStar® System
130
HomeLink® Transmitter
132
Programming the HomeLink® Transmitter
132
Storage Areas
136
Glove Box
136
Cupholder(s)
136
Center Console Storage Area
137
Luggage Carrier
137
Rear Storage Area
138
Rear Seat Armrest
138
Convenience Net
138
Cargo Cover
139
Sunroof
140
Vehicle Personalization
141
Memory Seat
141
Instrument Panel
143
Instrument Panel Overview
146
Hazard Warning Flashers
148
Other Warning Devices
148
Horn
149
Tilt Wheel
149
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
149
Exterior Lamps
155
Interior Lamps
158
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
160
Accessory Power Outlets
163
Analog Clock
163
Climate Controls
164
Automatic Climate Control System
164
Outlet Adjustment
169
Rear Climate Control System
170
Climate Controls Personalization
172
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
173
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
173
Instrument Panel Cluster
174
Speedometer and Odometer
175
Tachometer
175
Safety Belt Reminder Light
175
Air Bag Readiness Light
176
Passenger Air Bag Status Indicator
176
Charging System Light
178
Voltmeter Gage
179
Brake System Warning Light
179
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
180
Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
181
Traction Off Light
181
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
182
Transmission Temperature Gage
182
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
183
Oil Pressure Gage
186
Security Light
187
Cruise Control Light
187
Tow/Haul Mode Light
187
Fuel Gage
188
Low Fuel Warning Light
188
Driver Information Center (DIC)
188
DIC Operation and Displays
189
DIC Warnings and Messages
199
Audio System(s)
207
Setting the Time
207
Radio with Cassette and CD
208
Navigation/Radio System
222
Rear Seat Entertainment System
222
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
232
CD Changer
234
Theft-Deterrent Feature
237
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
237
DVD Distortion
238
Radio Reception
238
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
239
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
240
Care of Your CD Changer
240
Care of Your CD and DVD Player
240
Cleaning the Video Screen
240
Diversity Antenna System
241
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (48 Contiguous US States)
241
Chime Level Adjustment
241
Driving Your Vehicle
243
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
244
Defensive Driving
244
Drunken Driving
244
Control of a Vehicle
247
Braking
248
Road Sensing Suspension
251
Stabilitrak® System
251
Steering
254
Off-Road Recovery
256
Passing
256
Loss of Control
258
Operating Your All-Wheel-Drive Vehicle Off Paved Roads
259
Driving at Night
273
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
274
City Driving
277
Freeway Driving
278
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
279
Highway Hypnosis
280
Hill and Mountain Roads
280
Winter Driving
282
If You Are Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
286
Towing
288
Towing Your Vehicle
288
Recreational Vehicle Towing
288
Loading Your Vehicle
289
Trailer Recommendations
294
Towing a Trailer
295
Service and Appearance Care
307
Service
309
Doing Your Own Service Work
309
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
310
Fuel
310
Gasoline Octane
310
Gasoline Specifications
311
California Fuel
311
Additives
312
Fuels in Foreign Countries
312
Filling Your Tank
313
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
314
Checking Things Under the Hood
314
Hood Release
315
Engine Compartment Overview
316
Engine Oil
317
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
322
Automatic Transmission Fluid
324
Engine Coolant
327
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
330
Engine Overheating
331
Cooling System
334
Engine Fan Noise
340
Power Steering Fluid
341
Windshield Washer Fluid
342
Brakes
343
Battery
346
Jump Starting
347
All-Wheel Drive
353
Rear Axle
353
Front Axle
354
Headlamp Aiming
355
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
357
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
358
Bulb Replacement
359
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
359
Halogen Bulbs
360
Headlamps
360
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
364
Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL)
365
Taillamps
365
Replacement Bulbs
366
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
367
Tires
368
Inflation - Tire Pressure
376
Tire Pressure Monitor System
377
Tire Inspection and Rotation
380
When It Is Time for New Tires
381
Buying New Tires
382
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
383
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
384
Wheel Replacement
384
Tire Chains
386
If a Tire Goes Flat
386
Changing a Flat Tire
387
Spare Tire
405
Appearance Care
406
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
406
Care of Safety Belts
408
Weatherstrips
408
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
409
Sheet Metal Damage
411
Finish Damage
411
Underbody Maintenance
412
Chemical Paint Spotting
412
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
413
Vehicle Identification
414
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
414
Service Parts Identification Label
414
Electrical System
414
Add-On Electrical Equipment
414
Windshield Wiper Fuses
415
Power Windows and Other Power Options
415
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
415
Capacities and Specifications
424
Maintenance Schedule
427
Maintenance Schedule
428
Introduction
428
Maintenance Requirements
428
Your Vehicle and the Environment
428
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
429
Scheduled Maintenance
430
Additional Required Services
432
Maintenance Footnotes
433
Owner Checks and Services
435
At Each Fuel Fill
435
At Least Once a Month
435
At Least Once a Year
436
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
438
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
440
Maintenance Record
441
Customer Assistance and Information
443
Customer Assistance and Information
444
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
444
Online Owner Center
445
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
446
Customer Assistance Offices
446
GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities
447
Roadside Service
448
Courtesy Transportation
449
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Records
451
Reporting Safety Defects
452
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
452
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
453
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
453
Service Publications Ordering Information
453
Index
455

FAQ about the 2004 Cadillac Escalade Manual

What contains the 2004 Escalade manual?

The Cadillac Escalade owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Escalade. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Cadillac Escalade 2004 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Escalade owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Escalade, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2004 is available in English.

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