2006 Cadillac Escalade Ext Owner's Manual

2006 Cadillac Escalade Ext owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade Ext
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
3.51 MB

Table of Contents

2006 Cadillac Escalade EXT BOOK TOC
1
Seats and Restraint Systems
7
Front Seats
8
Power Seats
8
Power Lumbar
9
Heated Seats
10
Reclining Seatbacks
11
Head Restraints
12
Rear Seats
13
Rear Seat Operation
13
Safety Belts
14
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
14
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
19
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
20
Driver Position
20
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
27
Right Front Passenger Position
28
Rear Seat Passengers
28
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
31
Safety Belt Extender
32
Child Restraints
33
Older Children
33
Infants and Young Children
36
Child Restraint Systems
39
Where to Put the Restraint
44
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
45
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
52
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
54
Airbag System
58
Where Are the Airbags?
60
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
63
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
64
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
64
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
65
Passenger Sensing System
66
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
70
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
71
Restraint System Check
72
Checking the Restraint Systems
72
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
73
Features and Controls
75
Keys
77
Remote Keyless Entry System
78
Remote Keyless Entry System Operation
79
Doors and Locks
82
Door Locks
82
Power Door Locks
83
Delayed Locking
83
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
84
Rear Door Security Locks
84
Lockout Protection
84
Midgate®
85
Tailgate
93
Windows
95
Power Windows
96
Sun Visors
97
Theft-Deterrent Systems
97
Content Theft-Deterrent
97
Passlock®
99
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
99
New Vehicle Break-In
99
Ignition Positions
100
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
100
Starting the Engine
101
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
102
Engine Coolant Heater
102
Automatic Transmission Operation
104
Tow/Haul Mode
106
Parking Brake
107
Shifting Into Park (P)
108
Shifting Out of Park (P)
109
Parking Over Things That Burn
110
Engine Exhaust
110
Running the Engine While Parked
111
Mirrors
112
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
112
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
113
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
116
Outside Power Mirrors
117
Outside Convex Mirror
118
Outside Heated Mirrors
119
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror with Curb View Assist
119
OnStar® System
120
Universal Home Remote System
122
Universal Home Remote System Operation
123
Storage Areas
127
Glove Box
127
Cupholder(s)
127
Instrument Panel Storage Area
127
Center Console Storage Area
127
Luggage Carrier
128
Rear Seat Armrest
129
Cargo Cover Panels
129
All-Weather Cargo Area
142
Top-Box Storage
146
Sunroof
147
Vehicle Personalization
148
Memory Seat
148
Instrument Panel
151
Instrument Panel Overview
154
Hazard Warning Flashers
156
Other Warning Devices
156
Horn
156
Tilt Wheel
156
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
157
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
157
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
158
Flash-to-Pass
159
Windshield Wipers
159
Windshield Washer
160
Cruise Control
160
Exterior Lamps
164
Headlamps on Reminder
165
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
165
Automatic Headlamp System
165
Fog Lamps
166
Exterior Cargo Lamps
167
Instrument Panel Brightness
167
Dome Lamps
167
Dome Lamp Override
168
Entry/Exit Lighting
168
Reading Lamps
168
Battery Run-Down Protection
168
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
168
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
171
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
171
Analog Clock
172
Climate Controls
172
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
172
Outlet Adjustment
177
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
178
Instrument Panel Cluster
179
Speedometer and Odometer
180
Trip Odometer
180
Tachometer
180
Safety Belt Reminder Light
180
Airbag Readiness Light
181
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
182
Charging System Light
184
Voltmeter Gage
184
Brake System Warning Light
185
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
186
Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
186
Traction Off Light
187
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
187
Transmission Temperature Gage
188
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
189
Oil Pressure Gage
191
Security Light
192
Cruise Control Light
193
Highbeam On Light
193
Tow/Haul Mode Light
193
Cargo Lamp Light
193
Fuel Gage
194
Low Fuel Warning Light
194
Driver Information Center (DIC)
195
DIC Operation and Displays
195
DIC Warnings and Messages
198
DIC Vehicle Customization
207
Audio System(s)
213
Setting the Time
214
Radio with Cassette and CD
215
Navigation/Radio System
230
Rear Seat Entertainment System
230
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
242
CD Changer
244
Theft-Deterrent Feature
247
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
248
Radio Reception
249
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
250
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
251
Care of the CD and DVD Player
251
Fixed Mast Antenna
251
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
252
Chime Level Adjustment
252
Driving Your Vehicle
253
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
254
Defensive Driving
254
Drunken Driving
255
Control of a Vehicle
257
Braking
258
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
259
Braking in Emergencies
260
Road Sensing Suspension
261
StabiliTrak® System
261
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
264
Steering
264
Off-Road Recovery
266
Passing
266
Loss of Control
268
Off-Road Driving
269
Driving at Night
282
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
283
City Driving
285
Freeway Driving
286
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
287
Highway Hypnosis
287
Hill and Mountain Roads
288
Winter Driving
290
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
294
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
294
Recovery Hooks
295
Loading Your Vehicle
296
Truck-Camper Loading Information
301
Towing
302
Towing Your Vehicle
302
Recreational Vehicle Towing
302
Towing a Trailer
302
Trailer Recommendations
315
Service and Appearance Care
317
Service
319
Accessories and Modifications
319
California Proposition 65 Warning
319
Doing Your Own Service Work
320
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
320
Fuel
321
Gasoline Octane
321
Gasoline Specifications
321
California Fuel
322
Additives
322
Fuels in Foreign Countries
323
Filling the Tank
324
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
326
Checking Things Under the Hood
326
Hood Release
327
Engine Compartment Overview
328
Engine Oil
330
Engine Oil Life System
333
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
335
Automatic Transmission Fluid
337
Engine Coolant
340
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
342
Engine Overheating
342
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
344
Cooling System
344
Engine Fan Noise
349
Power Steering Fluid
350
Windshield Washer Fluid
351
Brakes
352
Battery
355
Jump Starting
356
All-Wheel Drive
361
Rear Axle
362
Front Axle
363
Headlamp Aiming
364
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
365
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
366
Bulb Replacement
368
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
368
Halogen Bulbs
368
Headlamps
369
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
372
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
373
Replacement Bulbs
374
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
375
Tires
376
Tire Sidewall Labeling
377
Tire Terminology and Definitions
380
Inflation - Tire Pressure
382
Tire Pressure Monitor System
385
Tire Inspection and Rotation
388
When It Is Time for New Tires
390
Buying New Tires
390
Different Size Tires and Wheels
392
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
392
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
394
Wheel Replacement
394
Tire Chains
395
If a Tire Goes Flat
396
Changing a Flat Tire
397
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
398
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
402
Secondary Latch System
409
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
412
Spare Tire
415
Appearance Care
416
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
416
Fabric/Carpet
417
Leather
418
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
418
Wood Panels
419
Speaker Covers
419
Care of Safety Belts
419
Weatherstrips
419
Washing Your Vehicle
419
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
420
Finish Care
420
Windshield and Wiper Blades
421
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
421
Tires
422
Sheet Metal Damage
422
Finish Damage
422
Underbody Maintenance
422
Chemical Paint Spotting
422
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
423
Vehicle Identification
424
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
424
Service Parts Identification Label
424
Electrical System
425
Add-On Electrical Equipment
425
Windshield Wiper Fuses
425
Power Windows and Other Power Options
425
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
425
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
426
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
428
Underhood Fuse Block
429
Capacities and Specifications
435
Maintenance Schedule
437
Maintenance Schedule
438
Introduction
438
Maintenance Requirements
438
Your Vehicle and the Environment
438
Using the Maintenance Schedule
438
Scheduled Maintenance
440
Additional Required Services
442
Maintenance Footnotes
443
Owner Checks and Services
445
At Each Fuel Fill
445
At Least Once a Month
445
At Least Once a Year
446
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
448
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
450
Engine Drive Belt Routing
450
Maintenance Record
451
Customer Assistance and Information
455
Customer Assistance and Information
456
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
456
Online Owner Center
457
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
458
Customer Assistance Offices
458
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
459
Roadside Service
460
Courtesy Transportation
461
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
463
Collision Damage Repair
464
Reporting Safety Defects
467
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
467
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
468
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
468
Service Publications Ordering Information
468
Index
471

FAQ about the 2006 Cadillac Escalade Ext Manual

What contains the 2006 Escalade Ext manual?

The Cadillac Escalade Ext owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Escalade Ext. 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 Ext 2006 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Escalade Ext, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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The Cadillac Escalade Ext (2006) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2006 is available in English.

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