2014 Cadillac Escalade Esv Owner's Manual

2014 Cadillac Escalade Esv owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade Esv
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(3)

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Size:
7.67 MB

Table of Contents

2014 Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV Owner Manual BookTOC
1
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
4
Symbols
4
In Brief
7
Instrument Panel
8
Initial Drive Information
10
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
10
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
11
Liftgate
12
Windows
13
Seat Adjustment
13
Memory Features
14
Second Row Seats
14
Third Row Seats
14
Heated and Ventilated Seats
15
Head Restraint Adjustment
15
Safety Belts
16
Passenger Sensing System
16
Mirror Adjustment
17
Steering Wheel Adjustment
18
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
18
Interior Lighting
19
Exterior Lighting
19
Windshield Wiper/Washer
20
Climate Controls
21
Transmission
21
Vehicle Features
22
Steering Wheel Controls
22
Cruise Control
23
Navigation System
23
Driver Information Center (DIC)
23
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
24
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
24
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
24
Power Outlets
25
Universal Remote System
25
Sunroof
25
Performance and Maintenance
26
StabiliTrak® System
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
27
Engine Oil Life System
27
E85 or FlexFuel
27
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Roadside Service
28
OnStar®
28
Keys, Doors, and Windows
29
Keys and Locks
29
Keys
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
30
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
30
Remote Vehicle Start
33
Door Locks
34
Power Door Locks
35
Delayed Locking
35
Automatic Door Locks
35
Lockout Protection
36
Safety Locks
36
Doors
36
Liftgate
36
Power Assist Steps
40
Vehicle Security
40
Vehicle Alarm System
40
Immobilizer
42
Immobilizer Operation
42
Exterior Mirrors
43
Convex Mirrors
43
Power Mirrors
44
Heated Mirrors
44
Automatic Dimming Mirror
44
Park Tilt Mirrors
45
Interior Mirrors
45
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
45
Windows
45
Power Windows
46
Sun Visors
48
Roof
48
Sunroof
48
Seats and Restraints
51
Head Restraints
52
Front Seats
53
Power Seat Adjustment
53
Lumbar Adjustment
53
Reclining Seatbacks
54
Memory Seats
55
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
56
Rear Seats
57
Heated Rear Seats
57
Second Row Seats
58
Third Row Seats
62
Safety Belts
65
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
66
Lap-Shoulder Belt
67
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
72
Safety Belt Extender
73
Safety System Check
73
Safety Belt Care
73
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
73
Airbag System
74
Where Are the Airbags?
76
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
78
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
79
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
79
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
79
Passenger Sensing System
81
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
85
Airbag System Check
86
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
86
Child Restraints
87
Older Children
87
Infants and Young Children
89
Child Restraint Systems
91
Where to Put the Restraint
93
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
95
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
101
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat Position)
102
Securing Child Restraints (Front Outboard Seat Position)
105
Storage
109
Storage Compartments
109
Glove Box
109
Cupholders
109
Armrest Storage
110
Rear Storage
110
Center Console Storage
110
Roof Rack System
111
Instruments and Controls
113
Controls
114
Steering Wheel Adjustment
114
Steering Wheel Controls
114
Heated Steering Wheel
115
Horn
115
Windshield Wiper/Washer
115
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
116
Compass
116
Clock
118
Power Outlets
118
Cigarette Lighter
120
Ashtrays
120
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
121
Instrument Cluster
122
Speedometer
123
Odometer
123
Trip Odometer
123
Tachometer
123
Fuel Gauge
123
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
124
Safety Belt Reminders
124
Airbag Readiness Light
125
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
125
Charging System Light
126
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
127
Brake System Warning Light
129
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
130
Tow/Haul Mode Light
130
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
131
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
131
Tire Pressure Light
131
Engine Oil Pressure Light
132
Security Light
132
High-Beam On Light
133
Front Fog Lamp Light
133
Lamps On Reminder
133
Cruise Control Light
133
Information Displays
134
Driver Information Center (DIC)
134
Vehicle Messages
139
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
139
Brake System Messages
139
Door Ajar Messages
140
Engine Cooling System Messages
140
Engine Oil Messages
141
Engine Power Messages
142
Fuel System Messages
142
Key and Lock Messages
142
Lamp Messages
142
Object Detection System Messages
143
Ride Control System Messages
144
Airbag System Messages
145
Security Messages
145
Tire Messages
145
Transmission Messages
146
Vehicle Reminder Messages
147
Washer Fluid Messages
147
Vehicle Personalization
147
Universal Remote System
156
Universal Remote System Programming
156
Universal Remote System Operation
161
Lighting
163
Exterior Lighting
163
Exterior Lamp Controls
163
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
166
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
167
Flash-to-Pass
167
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
167
Automatic Headlamp System
167
Hazard Warning Flashers
169
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
169
Fog Lamps
169
Interior Lighting
170
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
170
Dome Lamps
171
Reading Lamps
171
Lighting Features
171
Entry Lighting
171
Exit Lighting
171
Battery Load Management
172
Battery Power Protection
172
Infotainment System
173
Introduction
174
Infotainment
174
Theft-Deterrent Feature
175
Overview
176
Radio
181
AM-FM Radio
181
Satellite Radio
187
Radio Reception
188
Rear Side Window Antenna
189
Satellite Radio Antenna
190
Audio Players
190
CD/DVD Player
190
MP3
198
Auxiliary Devices
201
Rear Seat Infotainment
202
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System (Headrest DVD)
202
Rear Seat Entertainment (RSE) System (Overhead)
221
Rear Seat Audio (RSA) System
231
Navigation
233
Using the Navigation System
233
Maps
234
Navigation Symbols
236
Destination
241
Configure Menu
254
Global Positioning System (GPS)
266
Vehicle Positioning
267
Problems with Route Guidance
268
If the System Needs Service
268
Map Data Updates
269
Database Coverage Explanations
269
Voice Recognition
270
Phone
272
Bluetooth
272
Climate Controls
281
Climate Control Systems
281
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
281
Rear Climate Control System (Rear Climate with Rear Seat Audio)
286
Air Vents
288
Driving and Operating
289
Driving Information
290
Distracted Driving
290
Defensive Driving
291
Drunk Driving
291
Control of a Vehicle
291
Braking
291
Steering
292
Off-Road Recovery
292
Loss of Control
293
Off-Road Driving
293
Driving on Wet Roads
298
Highway Hypnosis
299
Hill and Mountain Roads
299
Winter Driving
300
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
301
Vehicle Load Limits
302
Starting and Operating
308
New Vehicle Break-In
308
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
309
Ignition Positions
309
Starting the Engine
311
Engine Heater
312
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
313
Shifting Into Park
313
Shifting out of Park
314
Parking over Things That Burn
315
Active Fuel Management®
315
Engine Exhaust
315
Running the Vehicle While Parked
316
Automatic Transmission
316
Manual Mode
319
Tow/Haul Mode
320
Drive Systems
321
All-Wheel Drive
321
Brakes
321
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
321
Parking Brake
322
Brake Assist
322
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
323
Ride Control Systems
323
StabiliTrak® System
323
Locking Rear Axle
326
Road Sensing Suspension
326
Continuous Damping Control (CDC)
327
Automatic Level Control
327
Cruise Control
328
Object Detection Systems
330
Ultrasonic Parking Assist
330
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
332
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
333
Fuel
337
Recommended Fuel
337
Gasoline Specifications
338
California Fuel Requirements
338
Fuels in Foreign Countries
338
Fuel Additives
338
E85 or FlexFuel
338
Filling the Tank
339
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
341
Towing
341
General Towing Information
341
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
341
Trailer Towing
344
Towing Equipment
348
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
353
Conversions and Add-Ons
353
Add-On Electrical Equipment
353
Vehicle Care
355
General Information
356
California Proposition 65 Warning
356
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
357
Accessories and Modifications
357
Vehicle Checks
357
Doing Your Own Service Work
357
Hood
358
Engine Compartment Overview
359
Engine Oil
360
Engine Oil Life System
363
Automatic Transmission Fluid
363
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
366
Cooling System
368
Engine Coolant
368
Engine Overheating
371
Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
373
Engine Fan
373
Power Steering Fluid
374
Washer Fluid
374
Brakes
375
Brake Fluid
376
Battery
378
All-Wheel Drive
378
Front Axle
379
Rear Axle
379
Starter Switch Check
380
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
381
Ignition Transmission Lock Check
381
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
381
Wiper Blade Replacement
382
Glass Replacement
383
Headlamp Aiming
383
Bulb Replacement
383
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting
383
LED Lighting
384
Back-Up Lamps
384
License Plate Lamp
385
Replacement Bulbs
385
Electrical System
385
Electrical System Overload
385
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
386
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
386
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
390
Wheels and Tires
393
Tires
393
All-Season Tires
394
Winter Tires
395
Summer Tires
395
All-Terrain Tires
395
Tire Sidewall Labeling
395
Tire Designations
397
Tire Terminology and Definitions
397
Tire Pressure
400
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
402
Tire Pressure Monitor System
402
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
403
Tire Inspection
406
Tire Rotation
406
When It Is Time for New Tires
407
Buying New Tires
408
Different Size Tires and Wheels
410
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
411
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
412
Wheel Replacement
412
Tire Chains
413
If a Tire Goes Flat
414
Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
415
Storing the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
422
Tire Changing
423
Secondary Latch System
432
Full-Size Spare Tire
435
Jump Starting
435
Towing
440
Towing the Vehicle
440
Recreational Vehicle Towing
440
Appearance Care
443
Exterior Care
443
Interior Care
446
Floor Mats
450
Service and Maintenance
451
General Information
451
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
453
Maintenance Schedule
453
Special Application Services
459
Additional Maintenance and Care
459
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
462
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
462
Maintenance Replacement Parts
463
Maintenance Records
465
Technical Data
467
Vehicle Identification
467
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
467
Service Parts Identification Label
467
Vehicle Data
468
Capacities and Specifications
468
Engine Drive Belt Routing
469
Customer Information
471
Customer Information
471
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
471
Customer Assistance Offices
473
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
474
Online Owner Center
474
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
475
Roadside Service
475
Scheduling Service Appointments
477
Courtesy Transportation Program
478
Collision Damage Repair
479
Service Publications Ordering Information
481
Reporting Safety Defects
482
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
482
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
483
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
483
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
484
Event Data Recorders
484
OnStar®
485
Navigation System
485
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
485
Radio Frequency Statement
485
OnStar
487
OnStar Overview
487
OnStar Services
488
Emergency
488
Security
488
Navigation
488
Connections
489
Diagnostics
491
OnStar Additional Information
491
Index
495
Index_A
495
Index_B
496
Index_C
496
Index_D
497
Index_E
498
Index_F
498
Index_G
499
Index_H
499
Index_I
500
Index_J
500
Index_K
500
Index_L
500
Index_M
501
Index_N
502
Index_O
502
Index_P
502
Index_R
503
Index_S
504
Index_T
505
Index_U
506
Index_V
507
Index_W
507

FAQ about the 2014 Cadillac Escalade Esv Manual

What contains the 2014 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 2014 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

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