2006 Cadillac Escalade Owner's Manual

2006 Cadillac Escalade owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade
Rating:
(9)

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Size:
2.93 MB

Table of Contents

2006 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
16
Heated and Cooled Seats
16
60/40 Split Bench Seat (Second Row)
17
50/50 Split Bench Seat (Third Row)
20
Bench Seat (Third Row)
25
Bucket Seats (Second Row)
30
Safety Belts
34
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
34
Questions and Answers About Safety Belts
38
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
39
Driver Position
40
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
47
Right Front Passenger Position
47
Rear Outside Passenger Positions
47
Center Rear Passenger Position
50
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
51
Safety Belt Extender
53
Child Restraints
54
Older Children
54
Infants and Young Children
56
Child Restraint Systems
59
Where to Put the Restraint
64
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
65
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Outside Seat Position
72
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Rear Seat Position
74
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
76
Airbag System
80
Where Are the Airbags?
82
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
84
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
85
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
86
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
86
Passenger Sensing System
88
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
92
Restraint System Check
93
Checking the 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
104
Lockout Protection
104
Liftgate/Liftglass
105
Windows
106
Power Windows
107
Sun Visors
108
Theft-Deterrent Systems
108
Content Theft-Deterrent
108
Passlock®
110
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
110
New Vehicle Break-In
110
Ignition Positions
111
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
111
Starting the Engine
112
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
113
Engine Coolant Heater
113
Automatic Transmission Operation
114
Tow/Haul Mode
117
Parking Brake
117
Shifting Into Park (P)
118
Shifting Out of Park (P)
119
Parking Over Things That Burn
120
Engine Exhaust
120
Running the Engine While Parked
121
Mirrors
122
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar® and Compass
122
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with OnStar®, Compass and Temperature Display
123
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror with Compass
126
Outside Power Mirrors
128
Outside Convex Mirror
129
Outside Heated Mirrors
129
Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror with Curb View Assist
130
OnStar® System
130
Universal Home Remote System
132
Universal Home Remote System Operation
133
Storage Areas
136
Glove Box
136
Cupholder(s)
136
Instrument Panel Storage Area
137
Center Console Storage Area
137
Luggage Carrier
137
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
148
Tilt Wheel
148
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
150
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
151
Flash-to-Pass
151
Windshield Wipers
152
Windshield Washer
152
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
153
Cruise Control
154
Exterior Lamps
157
Headlamps on Reminder
158
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
158
Automatic Headlamp System
159
Fog Lamps
160
Instrument Panel Brightness
160
Dome Lamps
161
Entry/Exit Lighting
161
Reading Lamps
161
Battery Run-Down Protection
161
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
162
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
164
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
165
Analog Clock
165
Climate Controls
166
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
166
Outlet Adjustment
171
Rear Climate Control System
172
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
174
Instrument Panel Cluster
175
Speedometer and Odometer
176
Trip Odometer
176
Tachometer
176
Safety Belt Reminder Light
176
Airbag Readiness Light
177
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
178
Charging System Light
180
Voltmeter Gage
180
Brake System Warning Light
181
Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light
182
Low Tire Pressure Warning Light
183
Traction Off Light
183
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
184
Transmission Temperature Gage
184
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
186
Oil Pressure Gage
188
Security Light
189
Cruise Control Light
190
Highbeam On Light
190
Tow/Haul Mode Light
190
Fuel Gage
191
Low Fuel Warning Light
191
Driver Information Center (DIC)
192
DIC Operation and Displays
192
DIC Warnings and Messages
196
DIC Vehicle Customization
205
Audio System(s)
211
Setting the Time
212
Radio with Cassette and CD
213
Navigation/Radio System
228
Rear Seat Entertainment System
228
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
239
CD Changer
241
Theft-Deterrent Feature
244
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
245
Radio Reception
245
Care of the Cassette Tape Player
246
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
247
Care of the CD and DVD Player
247
Diversity Antenna System
248
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
248
Chime Level Adjustment
248
Driving Your Vehicle
249
Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle
250
Defensive Driving
250
Drunken Driving
251
Control of a Vehicle
253
Braking
254
Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
255
Braking in Emergencies
256
Road Sensing Suspension
257
StabiliTrak® System
257
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
260
Steering
260
Off-Road Recovery
262
Passing
262
Loss of Control
264
Off-Road Driving
265
Driving at Night
278
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
280
City Driving
282
Freeway Driving
283
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
284
Highway Hypnosis
285
Hill and Mountain Roads
286
Winter Driving
288
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
292
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
292
Recovery Hooks
293
Loading Your Vehicle
294
Towing
300
Towing Your Vehicle
300
Recreational Vehicle Towing
300
Towing a Trailer
301
Trailer Recommendations
313
Service and Appearance Care
315
Service
317
Accessories and Modifications
317
California Proposition 65 Warning
317
Doing Your Own Service Work
318
Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle
318
Fuel
318
Gasoline Octane
318
Gasoline Specifications
319
California Fuel
319
Additives
319
Fuels in Foreign Countries
320
Filling the Tank
320
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
322
Checking Things Under the Hood
322
Hood Release
323
Engine Compartment Overview
324
Engine Oil
325
Engine Oil Life System
328
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
330
Automatic Transmission Fluid
333
Engine Coolant
335
Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap
338
Engine Overheating
338
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
340
Cooling System
341
Engine Fan Noise
345
Power Steering Fluid
346
Windshield Washer Fluid
347
Brakes
348
Battery
351
Jump Starting
352
All-Wheel Drive
357
Rear Axle
358
Front Axle
359
Headlamp Aiming
360
Headlamp Horizontal Aiming
361
Headlamp Vertical Aiming
362
Bulb Replacement
363
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
363
Halogen Bulbs
364
Headlamps
364
Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps
368
Taillamps, Turn Signal, Sidemarker, Stoplamps and Back-up Lamps
369
Replacement Bulbs
370
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
370
Tires
371
Tire Sidewall Labeling
372
Tire Terminology and Definitions
376
Inflation - Tire Pressure
378
Tire Pressure Monitor System
380
Tire Inspection and Rotation
384
When It Is Time for New Tires
385
Buying New Tires
386
Different Size Tires and Wheels
387
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
388
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
389
Wheel Replacement
390
Tire Chains
391
If a Tire Goes Flat
392
Changing a Flat Tire
392
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
394
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
397
Secondary Latch System
403
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
406
Spare Tire
411
Appearance Care
411
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
411
Fabric/Carpet
413
Leather
413
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
414
Wood Panels
414
Speaker Covers
414
Care of Safety Belts
414
Weatherstrips
414
Washing Your Vehicle
415
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
415
Finish Care
415
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
416
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels
416
Tires
417
Sheet Metal Damage
417
Finish Damage
417
Underbody Maintenance
417
Chemical Paint Spotting
418
Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials
418
Vehicle Identification
419
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
419
Service Parts Identification Label
420
Electrical System
420
Add-On Electrical Equipment
420
Windshield Wiper Fuses
421
Power Windows and Other Power Options
421
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
421
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
422
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
424
Underhood Fuse Block
425
Capacities and Specifications
430
Maintenance Schedule
431
Maintenance Schedule
432
Introduction
432
Maintenance Requirements
432
Your Vehicle and the Environment
432
Using the Maintenance Schedule
433
Scheduled Maintenance
434
Additional Required Services
436
Maintenance Footnotes
437
Owner Checks and Services
439
At Each Fuel Fill
439
At Least Once a Month
440
At Least Once a Year
440
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
443
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
445
Engine Drive Belt Routing
446
Maintenance Record
447
Customer Assistance and Information
451
Customer Assistance and Information
452
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
452
Online Owner Center
453
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
454
Customer Assistance Offices
454
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
455
Roadside Service
455
Courtesy Transportation
457
Vehicle Data Collection and Event Data Recorders
458
Collision Damage Repair
460
Reporting Safety Defects
463
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
463
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
463
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
464
Service Publications Ordering Information
464
Index
467

FAQ about the 2006 Cadillac Escalade Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Escalade, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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