2015 Cadillac Escalade Owner's Manual

2015 Cadillac Escalade owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade
Rating:
(3)

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Size:
6.03 MB

Table of Contents

2015 Cadillac Escalade Owner Manual BookTOC
2
Introduction
4
Canadian Vehicle Owners
4
Using this Manual
4
Danger, Warnings, and Cautions
5
Symbols
5
In Brief
8
Instrument Panel
9
Initial Drive Information
11
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
11
Remote Vehicle Start
12
Door Locks
12
Liftgate
13
Windows
14
Seat Adjustment
14
Memory Features
17
Second Row Seats
17
Third Row Seats
17
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
17
Head Restraint Adjustment
18
Safety Belts
18
Passenger Sensing System
18
Mirror Adjustment
19
Steering Wheel Adjustment
20
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
20
Interior Lighting
20
Exterior Lighting
21
Windshield Wiper/Washer
22
Climate Controls
23
Transmission
23
Four-Wheel Drive
24
Vehicle Features
25
Infotainment System
25
Steering Wheel Controls
25
Cruise Control
25
Driver Information Center (DIC)
25
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
26
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
26
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
26
Surround Vision
27
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
27
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
27
Parking Assist
27
Rear Automatic Braking (RAB) System
27
Active Emergency Braking System
28
Power Outlets
28
Universal Remote System
28
Sunroof
28
Performance and Maintenance
29
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
29
Tire Pressure Monitor
30
Engine Oil Life System
30
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
31
Roadside Service
31
OnStar®
31
Keys, Doors, and Windows
32
Keys and Locks
32
Keys
32
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
33
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
34
Remote Vehicle Start
41
Door Locks
42
Power Door Locks
43
Delayed Locking
44
Automatic Door Locks
44
Lockout Protection
44
Safety Locks
45
Doors
45
Liftgate
45
Power Assist Steps
49
Vehicle Security
50
Vehicle Alarm System
50
Immobilizer
53
Immobilizer Operation
53
Exterior Mirrors
54
Convex Mirrors
54
Power Mirrors
54
Folding Mirrors
55
Heated Mirrors
55
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
55
Interior Mirrors
56
Interior Rearview Mirrors
56
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
56
Child-View Mirror
56
Windows
56
Power Windows
57
Sun Visors
59
Roof
59
Sunroof
59
Seats and Restraints
62
Head Restraints
63
Front Seats
64
Seat Adjustment
64
Power Seat Adjustment
66
Lumbar Adjustment
67
Reclining Seatbacks
67
Memory Seats
68
Massage
70
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
71
Rear Seats
72
Heated Rear Seats
72
Second Row Seats
73
Third Row Seats
77
Safety Belts
80
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
81
Lap-Shoulder Belt
82
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
87
Safety Belt Extender
87
Safety System Check
88
Safety Belt Care
88
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
88
Airbag System
89
Where Are the Airbags?
91
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
93
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
94
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
94
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
94
Passenger Sensing System
96
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
100
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
100
Airbag System Check
101
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
102
Child Restraints
102
Older Children
102
Infants and Young Children
104
Child Restraint Systems
107
Where to Put the Restraint
109
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
110
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
118
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
119
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
121
Storage
126
Storage Compartments
126
Instrument Panel Storage
126
Glove Box
127
Cupholders
127
Sunglasses Storage
127
Armrest Storage
128
Rear Storage
128
Center Console Storage
128
Additional Storage Features
128
Cargo Cover
128
Roof Rack System
129
Instruments and Controls
132
Controls
133
Steering Wheel Adjustment
133
Steering Wheel Controls
133
Heated Steering Wheel
133
Horn
134
Windshield Wiper/Washer
134
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
136
Compass
137
Clock
137
Power Outlets
138
Cigarette Lighter
140
Ashtrays
140
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
141
Instrument Cluster
142
Speedometer
145
Odometer
145
Trip Odometer
145
Tachometer
145
Fuel Gauge
145
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
146
Safety Belt Reminders
147
Airbag Readiness Light
147
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
148
Charging System Light
149
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
149
Brake System Warning Light
152
Electric Parking Brake Light
152
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
153
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
153
Tow/Haul Mode Light
153
Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Light
154
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
154
Traction Off Light
154
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
154
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
155
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
155
Tire Pressure Light
156
Engine Oil Pressure Light
156
Low Fuel Warning Light
156
Security Light
157
High-Beam On Light
157
Lamps On Reminder
157
Cruise Control Light
157
Door Ajar Light
158
Information Displays
158
Driver Information Center (DIC)
158
Head-Up Display (HUD)
161
Vehicle Messages
165
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
165
Brake System Messages
165
Compass Messages
166
Cruise Control Messages
166
Door Ajar Messages
167
Engine Cooling System Messages
167
Engine Oil Messages
168
Engine Power Messages
168
Fuel System Messages
169
Key and Lock Messages
169
Lamp Messages
169
Object Detection System Messages
170
Ride Control System Messages
172
Airbag System Messages
173
Safety Belt Messages
173
Security Messages
173
Service Vehicle Messages
173
Steering System Messages
174
Starting the Vehicle Messages
174
Tire Messages
174
Transmission Messages
175
Vehicle Reminder Messages
176
Vehicle Speed Messages
176
Washer Fluid Messages
177
Window Messages
177
Vehicle Personalization
177
Universal Remote System
185
Universal Remote System Programming
185
Universal Remote System Operation
188
Lighting
190
Exterior Lighting
190
Exterior Lamp Controls
190
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
192
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
193
Flash-to-Pass
193
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
193
Automatic Headlamp System
193
Hazard Warning Flashers
195
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
195
Cornering Lamps
196
Interior Lighting
196
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
196
Dome Lamps
196
Reading Lamps
197
Lighting Features
197
Entry Lighting
197
Exit Lighting
198
Battery Load Management
198
Battery Power Protection
198
Infotainment System
200
Introduction
200
Infotainment
200
Climate Controls
202
Climate Control Systems
202
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
202
Rear Climate Control System
207
Air Vents
208
Maintenance
209
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
209
Driving and Operating
212
Driving Information
213
Distracted Driving
213
Defensive Driving
214
Drunk Driving
214
Control of a Vehicle
214
Braking
214
Steering
215
Off-Road Recovery
215
Loss of Control
216
Off-Road Driving
216
Driving on Wet Roads
221
Hill and Mountain Roads
222
Winter Driving
222
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
224
Vehicle Load Limits
225
Starting and Operating
230
New Vehicle Break-In
230
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
230
Ignition Positions
231
Starting the Engine
233
Engine Heater
234
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
235
Shifting Into Park
236
Shifting out of Park
237
Parking over Things That Burn
238
Active Fuel Management®
238
Engine Exhaust
238
Running the Vehicle While Parked
239
Automatic Transmission
239
Manual Mode
242
Tow/Haul Mode
244
Drive Systems
245
Four-Wheel Drive
245
Brakes
249
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
249
Parking Brake
250
Electric Parking Brake
250
Brake Assist
252
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
252
Ride Control Systems
253
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
253
Magnetic Ride Control
255
Locking Rear Axle
255
Automatic Level Control
255
Cruise Control
256
Adaptive Cruise Control
259
Driver Assistance Systems
266
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
267
Assistance Systems for Driving
272
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
272
Active Emergency Braking System
275
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
277
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
277
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
279
Fuel
280
California Fuel Requirements
281
Fuels in Foreign Countries
282
Fuel Additives
282
Filling the Tank
282
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
284
Trailer Towing
284
General Towing Information
284
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
284
Towing Equipment
291
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
293
Conversions and Add-Ons
294
Add-On Electrical Equipment
294
Vehicle Care
296
General Information
297
California Proposition 65 Warning
297
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
297
Accessories and Modifications
297
Vehicle Checks
298
Doing Your Own Service Work
298
Hood
299
Engine Compartment Overview
300
Engine Oil
301
Engine Oil Life System
303
Automatic Transmission Fluid
305
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
305
Cooling System
306
Engine Coolant
307
Engine Overheating
310
Engine Fan
312
Washer Fluid
312
Brakes
313
Brake Fluid
314
Battery
315
Four-Wheel Drive
316
Front Axle
317
Rear Axle
317
Starter Switch Check
318
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
318
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
319
Wiper Blade Replacement
319
Glass Replacement
320
Windshield Replacement
320
Headlamp Aiming
320
Bulb Replacement
321
LED Lighting
321
License Plate Lamp
321
Replacement Bulbs
322
Electrical System
322
Electrical System Overload
322
Fuses
323
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
323
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
327
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
329
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
332
Wheels and Tires
333
Tires
333
All-Season Tires
334
Winter Tires
334
Low-Profile Tires
335
All-Terrain Tires
335
Tire Sidewall Labeling
335
Tire Designations
337
Tire Terminology and Definitions
338
Tire Pressure
340
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
342
Tire Pressure Monitor System
342
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
343
Tire Inspection
346
Tire Rotation
347
When It Is Time for New Tires
348
Buying New Tires
349
Different Size Tires and Wheels
350
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
351
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
352
Wheel Replacement
353
Tire Chains
354
If a Tire Goes Flat
354
Tire Changing
356
Full-Size Spare Tire
365
Jump Starting
366
Towing the Vehicle
369
Recreational Vehicle Towing
369
Appearance Care
374
Exterior Care
374
Interior Care
378
Floor Mats
382
Service and Maintenance
384
General Information
384
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
386
Maintenance Schedule
386
Special Application Services
391
Additional Maintenance and Care
391
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
394
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
394
Maintenance Replacement Parts
396
Maintenance Records
397
Technical Data
398
Vehicle Identification
398
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
398
Service Parts Identification Label
398
Vehicle Data
399
Capacities and Specifications
399
Engine Drive Belt Routing
401
Customer Information
402
Customer Information
402
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
402
Customer Assistance Offices
404
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
405
Online Owner Center
405
Roadside Service
406
Scheduling Service Appointments
408
Courtesy Transportation Program
408
Collision Damage Repair
409
Service Publications Ordering Information
411
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
412
Radio Frequency Statement
413
Reporting Safety Defects
413
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
413
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
414
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
414
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
414
Event Data Recorders
415
OnStar®
416
Infotainment System
416
OnStar
418
OnStar Overview
418
OnStar Services
419
Emergency
419
Security
420
Navigation
420
Connections
421
Vehicle Diagnostics
422
OnStar Additional Information
423
Index
428
Index_A
428
Index_B
429
Index_C
429
Index_D
430
Index_E
431
Index_F
431
Index_G
432
Index_H
432
Index_I
433
Index_J
433
Index_K
433
Index_L
433
Index_M
434
Index_N
435
Index_O
435
Index_P
435
Index_R
436
Index_S
436
Index_T
438
Index_U
439
Index_V
439
Index_W
439

FAQ about the 2015 Cadillac Escalade Manual

What contains the 2015 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 2015 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Escalade

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