2009 Cadillac Escalade Esv Owner's Manual

2009 Cadillac Escalade Esv owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade Esv
Rating:
(4)

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Size:
5.18 MB

Table of Contents

2009 Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV BookTOC
1
Seats and Restraint System
7
Head Restraints
8
Front Seats
9
Power Seats
9
Power Lumbar
10
Heated Seats
11
Heated and Cooled Seats
12
Memory Features
13
Power Reclining Seatbacks
14
Center Seat
16
Rear Seats
16
Heated Seats
16
60/40 Split Bench Seat (Second Row)
17
Bucket Seats (Second Row)
23
Third Row Seat
31
Safety Belts
36
Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone
36
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
41
Lap-Shoulder Belt
49
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
56
Lap Belt
56
Safety Belt Extender
57
Child Restraints
58
Older Children
58
Infants and Young Children
61
Child Restraint Systems
65
Where to Put the Restraint
67
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
69
Securing a Child Restraint in a Rear Seat Position
77
Securing a Child Restraint in the Center Front Seat Position
81
Securing a Child Restraint in the Right Front Seat Position
82
Airbag System
85
Where Are the Airbags?
87
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
90
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
91
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
91
What Will You See After an Airbag Inflates?
92
Passenger Sensing System
93
Servicing Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
99
Adding Equipment to Your Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
100
Restraint System Check
101
Checking the Restraint Systems
101
Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash
102
Features and Controls
103
Keys
105
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
106
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
107
Remote Vehicle Start
110
Doors and Locks
112
Door Locks
112
Power Door Locks
112
Delayed Locking
112
Programmable Automatic Door Locks
113
Rear Door Security Locks
113
Lockout Protection
114
Liftgate/Liftglass
114
Power Liftgate
116
Power Assist Steps
118
Windows
119
Power Windows
120
Sun Visors
122
Theft-Deterrent Systems
123
Content Theft-Deterrent
123
Electronic Immobilizer
124
Electronic Immobilizer Operation
125
Starting and Operating Your Vehicle
126
New Vehicle Break-In
126
Ignition Positions
127
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
128
Starting the Engine
128
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
129
Engine Coolant Heater
130
Automatic Transmission Operation
131
Tow/Haul Mode
135
Parking Brake
136
Shifting Into Park
138
Shifting Out of Park
139
Parking Over Things That Burn
140
Engine Exhaust
140
Running the Vehicle While Parked
141
Mirrors
142
Manual Rearview Mirror
142
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
142
Outside Power Foldaway Mirrors
142
Park Tilt Mirrors
143
Outside Convex Mirror
143
Outside Heated Mirrors
144
Object Detection Systems
144
Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA)
144
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
146
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
150
OnStar® System
154
Universal Home Remote System
157
Universal Home Remote System Operation (With Three Round LED)
157
Storage Areas
164
Glove Box
164
Cupholders
164
Center Console Storage
165
Assist Handles
165
Garment Hooks
165
Luggage Carrier
166
Rear Storage Area
167
Rear Seat Armrest
167
Sunroof
167
Instrument Panel
169
Instrument Panel Overview
172
Hazard Warning Flashers
174
Horn
174
Tilt Wheel
174
Heated Steering Wheel
174
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
175
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
176
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
176
Flash-to-Pass
177
Windshield Wipers
177
Rainsense™ II Wipers
178
Windshield Washer
179
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
180
Cruise Control
181
Exterior Lamps
184
Headlamps on Reminder
189
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
189
Automatic Headlamp System
189
Fog Lamps
190
Instrument Panel Brightness
191
Dome Lamps
191
Dome Lamp Override
191
Entry Lighting
191
Exit Lighting
191
Reading Lamps
192
Electric Power Management
192
Battery Run-Down Protection
193
Accessory Power Outlet(s)
193
Ashtray(s) and Cigarette Lighter
194
Analog Clock
194
Climate Controls
195
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
195
Outlet Adjustment
199
Rear Air Conditioning and Heating System and Electronic Climate Controls
200
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
201
Instrument Panel Cluster
202
Speedometer and Odometer
203
Trip Odometer
203
Tachometer
203
Safety Belt Reminders
203
Airbag Readiness Light
204
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
205
Charging System Light
206
Brake System Warning Light
207
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
208
StabiliTrak® Indicator Light
208
Engine Coolant Temperature Gage
209
Tire Pressure Light
209
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
210
Oil Pressure Light
212
Security Light
213
Fog Lamp Light
213
Lights On Reminder
213
Cruise Control Light
214
Highbeam On Light
214
Tow/Haul Mode Light
214
Fuel Gage
214
Driver Information Center (DIC)
215
DIC Operation and Displays
216
DIC Compass
221
DIC Warnings and Messages
224
DIC Vehicle Customization
233
Audio System(s)
243
Bluetooth®
243
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System (Overhead)
255
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System (Headrest DVD)
265
Rear Seat Audio (RSA)
281
Theft-Deterrent Feature
283
Audio Steering Wheel Controls
283
Radio Reception
284
Rear Side Window Antenna
285
XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System
285
Navigation System
287
Overview
288
Navigation System Overview
288
Getting Started
290
Cleaning the Display
298
Features and Controls
299
Using the Navigation System
299
Maps
301
Symbols
305
Destination
311
Configure Menu
329
Global Positioning System (GPS)
345
Vehicle Positioning
346
Problems with Route Guidance
347
If the System Needs Service
347
Ordering Map DVDs
347
Database Coverage Explanations
348
Navigation Audio System
348
CD Player
357
DVD Player
364
Care of Your CDs and DVDs
370
Auxiliary Devices
371
Voice Recognition
372
Driving Your Vehicle
377
Your Driving, the Road, and the Vehicle
378
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
378
Defensive Driving
378
Drunk Driving
379
Control of a Vehicle
379
Braking
380
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
381
Braking in Emergencies
382
StabiliTrak® System
382
Magnetic Ride Control™
385
Road Sensing Suspension
385
Locking Rear Axle
385
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System
385
Steering
386
Off-Road Recovery
387
Passing
388
Loss of Control
388
Off-Road Driving
389
Driving at Night
401
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
402
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
403
Highway Hypnosis
403
Hill and Mountain Roads
404
Winter Driving
405
If Your Vehicle is Stuck in Sand, Mud, Ice, or Snow
407
Rocking Your Vehicle to Get It Out
408
Recovery Hooks
408
Loading the Vehicle
409
Towing
416
Towing Your Vehicle
416
Recreational Vehicle Towing
416
Level Control
419
Autoride®
420
Towing a Trailer
420
Trailer Recommendations
433
Service and Appearance Care
435
Service
437
Accessories and Modifications
437
California Proposition 65 Warning
438
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
438
Doing Your Own Service Work
438
Adding Equipment to the Outside of the Vehicle
439
Fuel
439
Gasoline Octane
439
Gasoline Specifications
440
California Fuel
440
Additives
440
Fuel E85 (85% Ethanol)
441
Fuels in Foreign Countries
442
Filling the Tank
443
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
445
Checking Things Under the Hood
446
Hood Release
447
Engine Compartment Overview
448
Engine Oil
449
Engine Oil Life System
452
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
453
Automatic Transmission Fluid
454
Cooling System
458
Engine Coolant
459
Engine Overheating
464
Overheated Engine ProtectionOperating Mode
467
Engine Fan Noise
467
Power Steering Fluid
467
Windshield Washer Fluid
468
Brakes
470
Battery
473
Jump Starting
474
All-Wheel Drive
479
Rear Axle
480
Front Axle
481
Headlamp Aiming
482
Bulb Replacement
485
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
485
LED Lighting
485
Back-Up Lamps
485
License Plate Lamp
487
Replacement Bulbs
487
Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement
488
Tires
490
Tire Sidewall Labeling
491
Tire Terminology and Definitions
493
Inflation - Tire Pressure
496
High-Speed Operation
497
Tire Pressure Monitor System
498
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
499
Tire Inspection and Rotation
503
When It Is Time for New Tires
504
Buying New Tires
505
Different Size Tires and Wheels
507
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
507
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
509
Wheel Replacement
509
Tire Chains
510
If a Tire Goes Flat
511
Changing a Flat Tire
512
Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
513
Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire
518
Secondary Latch System
523
Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
526
Spare Tire
530
Appearance Care
530
Interior Cleaning
530
Fabric/Carpet
532
Leather
532
Instrument Panel, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
533
Wood Panels
534
Speaker Covers
534
Care of Safety Belts
534
Weatherstrips
534
Washing Your Vehicle
534
Cleaning Exterior Lamps/Lenses
535
Finish Care
535
Windshield, Backglass, and Wiper Blades
536
Aluminum or Chrome-Plated Wheels and Trim
536
Tires
537
Sheet Metal Damage
537
Finish Damage
537
Underbody Maintenance
538
Chemical Paint Spotting
538
Vehicle Identification
538
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
538
Service Parts Identification Label
539
Electrical System
539
Add-On Electrical Equipment
539
Windshield Wiper Fuses
539
Power Windows and Other Power Options
539
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
540
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
540
Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block
542
Underhood Fuse Block
543
Capacities and Specifications
547
Maintenance Schedule
549
Maintenance Schedule
550
Introduction
550
Maintenance Requirements
550
Your Vehicle and the Environment
550
Using the Maintenance Schedule
551
Scheduled Maintenance
552
Additional Required Services
554
Maintenance Footnotes
556
Owner Checks and Services
558
At Each Fuel Fill
558
At Least Once a Month
558
At Least Once a Year
559
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
561
Maintenance Replacement Parts
563
Engine Drive Belt Routing
564
Maintenance Record
565
Customer Assistance Information
569
Customer Assistance and Information
570
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
570
Online Owner Center
573
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
574
Customer Assistance Offices
574
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
575
Roadside Service
575
Scheduling Service Appointments
578
Courtesy Transportation Program
578
Collision Damage Repair
580
Reporting Safety Defects
582
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
582
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
583
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
583
Service Publications Ordering Information
583
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
584
Event Data Recorders
585
OnStar®
586
Navigation System
586
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
586
Index
587

FAQ about the 2009 Cadillac Escalade Esv Manual

What contains the 2009 Escalade Esv manual?

The Cadillac Escalade Esv owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Cadillac to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Cadillac Escalade Esv. 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 Esv 2009 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Cadillac Escalade Esv, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Cadillac Escalade Esv owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Escalade Esv

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The Cadillac Escalade Esv (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

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