2016 Cadillac Escalade Owner's Manual

2016 Cadillac Escalade owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade
Rating:
(7)

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Size:
5.49 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
2
Introduction
3
Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
4
In Brief
6
Instrument Panel
7
Initial Drive Information
9
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
9
Remote Vehicle Start
10
Door Locks
10
Liftgate
11
Windows
11
Seat Adjustment
12
Memory Features
14
Second Row Seats
14
Third Row Seats
14
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
14
Head Restraint Adjustment
14
Safety Belts
15
Passenger Sensing System
15
Mirror Adjustment
15
Steering Wheel Adjustment
16
Throttle and Brake Pedal Adjustment
17
Interior Lighting
17
Exterior Lighting
18
Windshield Wiper/Washer
18
Climate Controls
19
Transmission
20
Four-Wheel Drive
20
Vehicle Features
21
Infotainment System
21
Steering Wheel Controls
21
Cruise Control
21
Driver Information Center (DIC)
22
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
22
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
22
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
23
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
23
Surround Vision
23
Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
23
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) System
23
Parking Assist
24
Rear Automatic Braking (RAB) System
24
Power Outlets
24
Universal Remote System
24
Sunroof
25
Performance and Maintenance
26
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
26
Tire Pressure Monitor
26
Engine Oil Life System
26
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
27
Roadside Service
27
Keys, Doors, and Windows
28
Keys and Locks
28
Keys
28
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
29
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
29
Remote Vehicle Start
36
Door Locks
37
Power Door Locks
38
Delayed Locking
38
Automatic Door Locks
39
Lockout Protection
39
Safety Locks
39
Doors
40
Liftgate
40
Power Assist Steps
44
Vehicle Security
45
Vehicle Alarm System
45
Immobilizer
47
Immobilizer Operation
47
Exterior Mirrors
48
Convex Mirrors
48
Power Mirrors
48
Folding Mirrors
49
Heated Mirrors
49
Reverse Tilt Mirrors
49
Interior Mirrors
50
Interior Rearview Mirrors
50
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
50
Child-View Mirror
50
Windows
50
Power Windows
51
Sun Visors
53
Roof
53
Sunroof
53
Seats and Restraints
55
Head Restraints
56
Front Seats
57
Power Seat Adjustment
57
Lumbar Adjustment
59
Reclining Seatbacks
59
Memory Seats
60
Massage
61
Heated and Cooled Front Seats
62
Rear Seats
63
Heated Rear Seats
63
Second Row Seats
64
Third Row Seats
68
Safety Belts
70
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
71
Lap-Shoulder Belt
72
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
77
Safety Belt Extender
77
Safety System Check
78
Safety Belt Care
78
Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash
78
Airbag System
79
Where Are the Airbags?
80
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
82
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
83
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
83
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
84
Passenger Sensing System
85
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
89
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
89
Airbag System Check
90
Replacing Airbag System Parts after a Crash
90
Child Restraints
91
Older Children
91
Infants and Young Children
93
Child Restraint Systems
95
Where to Put the Restraint
97
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
98
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
105
Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat)
106
Securing Child Restraints (Front Passenger Seat)
108
Storage
111
Storage Compartments
111
Instrument Panel Storage
111
Glove Box
111
Cupholders
112
Sunglasses Storage
112
Armrest Storage
112
Rear Storage
112
Center Console Storage
113
Additional Storage Features
113
Cargo Cover
113
Roof Rack System
114
Instruments and Controls
116
Controls
117
Steering Wheel Adjustment
117
Steering Wheel Controls
117
Heated Steering Wheel
117
Horn
118
Windshield Wiper/Washer
118
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
120
Compass
120
Clock
121
Power Outlets
122
Wireless Charging
123
Cigarette Lighter
124
Ashtrays
125
Warning Lights, Gauges, and Indicators
125
Instrument Cluster
126
Speedometer
128
Odometer
128
Trip Odometer
128
Tachometer
129
Fuel Gauge
129
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
129
Safety Belt Reminders
130
Airbag Readiness Light
131
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
131
Charging System Light
132
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
132
Brake System Warning Light
134
Electric Parking Brake Light
135
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
135
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
135
Tow/Haul Mode Light
136
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
136
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
136
Traction Off Light
136
StabiliTrak® OFF Light
137
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak® Light
137
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
137
Tire Pressure Light
138
Engine Oil Pressure Light
138
Low Fuel Warning Light
139
Security Light
139
High-Beam On Light
139
Lamps On Reminder
140
Cruise Control Light
140
Door Ajar Light
140
Information Displays
141
Driver Information Center (DIC)
141
Head-Up Display (HUD)
143
Vehicle Messages
147
Battery Voltage and Charging Messages
147
Brake System Messages
147
Compass Messages
148
Cruise Control Messages
148
Door Ajar Messages
149
Engine Cooling System Messages
149
Engine Oil Messages
150
Engine Power Messages
150
Fuel System Messages
150
Key and Lock Messages
150
Lamp Messages
151
Object Detection System Messages
151
Ride Control System Messages
154
Airbag System Messages
154
Safety Belt Messages
155
Security Messages
155
Service Vehicle Messages
155
Steering System Messages
155
Starting the Vehicle Messages
155
Tire Messages
155
Transmission Messages
156
Vehicle Reminder Messages
157
Vehicle Speed Messages
157
Washer Fluid Messages
158
Window Messages
158
Vehicle Personalization
158
Universal Remote System
165
Universal Remote System Programming
165
Universal Remote System Operation
167
Lighting
169
Exterior Lighting
169
Exterior Lamp Controls
169
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
171
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
171
Flash-to-Pass
171
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
171
Automatic Headlamp System
172
Hazard Warning Flashers
173
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
173
Cornering Lamps
174
Interior Lighting
174
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
174
Dome Lamps
175
Reading Lamps
175
Lighting Features
176
Entry Lighting
176
Exit Lighting
176
Battery Load Management
176
Battery Power Protection
177
Infotainment System
178
Introduction
178
Infotainment
178
Climate Controls
179
Climate Control Systems
179
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
179
Rear Climate Control System
183
Air Vents
185
Maintenance
186
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
186
Driving and Operating
187
Driving Information
188
Distracted Driving
188
Defensive Driving
189
Drunk Driving
189
Control of a Vehicle
189
Braking
189
Steering
190
Off-Road Recovery
190
Loss of Control
191
Off-Road Driving
191
Driving on Wet Roads
196
Hill and Mountain Roads
197
Winter Driving
197
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
198
Vehicle Load Limits
199
Starting and Operating
203
New Vehicle Break-In
203
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal
204
Ignition Positions
204
Starting the Engine
206
Engine Heater
207
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
208
Shifting Into Park
209
Shifting out of Park
210
Parking over Things That Burn
210
Active Fuel Management®
210
Engine Exhaust
211
Running the Vehicle While Parked
211
Automatic Transmission
212
Manual Mode
214
Tow/Haul Mode
217
Drive Systems
218
Four-Wheel Drive
218
Brakes
221
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
221
Parking Brake
222
Electric Parking Brake
222
Brake Assist
224
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
224
Ride Control Systems
225
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
225
Magnetic Ride Control
227
Locking Rear Axle
227
Automatic Level Control
227
Cruise Control
228
Adaptive Cruise Control
230
Driver Assistance Systems
237
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
238
Assistance Systems for Driving
243
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
243
Front Automatic Braking (FAB) System
245
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
246
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
247
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
249
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
249
Fuel
251
California Fuel Requirements
252
Fuels in Foreign Countries
252
Fuel Additives
252
Filling the Tank
252
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
254
Trailer Towing
254
General Towing Information
254
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
254
Towing Equipment
261
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
263
Conversions and Add-Ons
264
Add-On Electrical Equipment
264
Vehicle Care
265
General Information
266
California Proposition 65 Warning
266
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
266
Accessories and Modifications
266
Vehicle Checks
267
Doing Your Own Service Work
267
Hood
267
Engine Compartment Overview
269
Engine Oil
270
Engine Oil Life System
272
Automatic Transmission Fluid
273
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
274
Cooling System
275
Engine Coolant
276
Engine Overheating
278
Engine Fan
280
Washer Fluid
280
Brakes
281
Brake Fluid
282
Battery - North America
283
Four-Wheel Drive
283
Front Axle
284
Rear Axle
285
Starter Switch Check
285
Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check
286
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
286
Wiper Blade Replacement
286
Glass Replacement
287
Windshield Replacement
287
Headlamp Aiming
288
Bulb Replacement
288
LED Lighting
288
License Plate Lamp
289
Replacement Bulbs
289
Electrical System
290
Electrical System Overload
290
Fuses
290
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
290
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Left)
294
Instrument Panel Fuse Block (Right)
297
Rear Compartment Fuse Block
299
Wheels and Tires
300
Tires
300
All-Season Tires
301
Winter Tires
301
Low-Profile Tires
302
All-Terrain Tires
302
Tire Sidewall Labeling
302
Tire Designations
303
Tire Terminology and Definitions
304
Tire Pressure
307
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
308
Tire Pressure Monitor System
309
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
310
Tire Inspection
313
Tire Rotation
313
When It Is Time for New Tires
314
Buying New Tires
315
Different Size Tires and Wheels
316
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
317
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
318
Wheel Replacement
318
Tire Chains
319
If a Tire Goes Flat
320
Tire Changing
321
Full-Size Spare Tire
329
Jump Starting
330
Jump Starting - North America
330
Towing the Vehicle
334
Recreational Vehicle Towing
334
Appearance Care
338
Exterior Care
338
Interior Care
343
Floor Mats
346
Service and Maintenance
347
General Information
347
Cadillac Premium Care Maintenance
349
Maintenance Schedule
349
Special Application Services
355
Additional Maintenance and Care
355
Recommended Fluids, Lubricants, and Parts
358
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
358
Maintenance Replacement Parts
359
Maintenance Records
360
Technical Data
361
Vehicle Identification
361
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
361
Service Parts Identification Label
361
Vehicle Data
362
Capacities and Specifications
362
Engine Drive Belt Routing
363
Customer Information
364
Customer Information
364
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
364
Customer Assistance Offices
366
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
366
Online Owner Center
367
Roadside Service
367
Scheduling Service Appointments
369
Courtesy Transportation Program
370
Collision Damage Repair
371
Service Publications Ordering Information
373
Radio Frequency Statement
374
Reporting Safety Defects
374
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
374
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
374
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
375
Vehicle Data Recording and Privacy
375
Event Data Recorders
375
OnStar®
376
Infotainment System
376
OnStar
377
OnStar Overview
377
OnStar Services
378
Emergency
378
Security
378
Navigation
378
Connections
379
Diagnostics
381
OnStar Additional Information
381
Index
387
Index_A
387
Index_B
388
Index_C
388
Index_D
389
Index_E
390
Index_F
390
Index_G
391
Index_H
391
Index_I
391
Index_J
391
Index_K
392
Index_L
392
Index_M
393
Index_N
393
Index_O
393
Index_P
394
Index_R
394
Index_S
395
Index_T
396
Index_U
397
Index_V
397
Index_W
397

FAQ about the 2016 Cadillac Escalade Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Cadillac Escalade
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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