2021 Cadillac Escalade Owner's Manual

2021 Cadillac Escalade owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
Cadillac
Model:
Escalade
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
8.71 MB

Table of Contents

Canadian Vehicle Owners
3
Using this Manual
3
Danger, Warning, and Caution
3
Symbols
3
Keys
7
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System
8
Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation
8
Remote Vehicle Start
15
Door Locks
16
Power Door Locks
19
Delayed Locking
19
Automatic Door Locks
19
Lockout Protection
20
Liftgate
21
Vehicle Alarm System
28
Steering Column Lock
30
Immobilizer
31
Convex Mirrors
31
Power Mirrors
32
Folding Mirrors
32
Heated Mirrors
33
Automatic Dimming Mirror
33
Interior Rearview Mirrors
34
Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
34
Power Windows
36
Power Seat Adjustment
43
Lumbar Adjustment
44
Reclining Seatbacks
45
Memory Seats
45
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
48
Heated Rear Seats
50
Second Row Seats
51
How to Wear Seat Belts Properly
59
Lap-Shoulder Belt
61
Seat Belt Use During Pregnancy
64
Seat Belt Extender
64
Safety System Check
64
Seat Belt Care
65
Where Are the Airbags?
67
When Should an Airbag Inflate?
68
What Makes an Airbag Inflate?
69
How Does an Airbag Restrain?
70
What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?
70
Passenger Sensing System
71
Servicing the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
75
Airbag System Check
76
Older Children
77
Infants and Young Children
78
Child Restraint Systems
80
Where to Put the Restraint
82
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH System)
84
Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash
91
Securing Child Restraints (With the Seat Belt in the Rear Seat)
91
Glove Box
97
Cupholders
97
Armrest Storage
98
Rear Storage
98
Cargo Tie-Downs
100
Convenience Net
101
Steering Wheel Adjustment
104
Steering Wheel Controls
104
Heated Steering Wheel
104
Horn
104
Windshield Wiper/Washer
105
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
107
Compass
108
Clock
108
Power Outlets
108
Instrument Cluster
114
Speedometer
115
Odometer
115
Trip Odometer
115
Tachometer
115
Fuel Gauge
115
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
116
Seat Belt Reminders
116
Airbag Readiness Light
118
Passenger Airbag Status Indicator
118
Charging System Light
119
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (Check Engine Light)
119
Brake System Warning Light
121
Electric Parking Brake Light
121
Service Electric Parking Brake Light
122
Antilock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light
122
Automatic Vehicle Hold (AVH) Light
122
Lane Keep Assist (LKA) Light
122
Vehicle Ahead Indicator
123
Pedestrian Ahead Indicator
123
Traction Off Light
123
StabiliTrak OFF Light
124
Traction Control System (TCS)/StabiliTrak Light
124
Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
124
Driver Mode Control Light
125
Tire Pressure Light
125
Engine Oil Pressure Light
125
Low Fuel Warning Light
126
Security Light
126
High-Beam On Light
126
Lamps On Reminder
127
Cruise Control Light
127
Driver Information Center (DIC)
128
Vehicle Information
130
Engine Power Messages
134
Vehicle Speed Messages
134
Universal Remote System Programming
141
Exterior Lamp Controls
145
Exterior Lamps Off Reminder
147
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
147
Flash-to-Pass
147
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
147
Automatic Headlamp System
148
Hazard Warning Flashers
149
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
149
Instrument Panel Illumination Control
150
Interior Lamps
150
Dome Lamps
150
Entry Lighting
151
Exit Lighting
151
Battery Load Management
152
Battery Power Protection
152
Overview
154
Steering Wheel Controls
155
Using the System
156
AM-FM Radio
159
HD Radio Technology
161
Radio Data System (RDS)
162
Satellite Radio
162
Radio Reception
164
Avoiding Untrusted Media Devices
164
USB Port
164
Bluetooth Audio
167
Using the Navigation System
176
Maps
179
Navigation Symbols
179
Destination
180
Global Positioning System (GPS)
185
Vehicle Positioning
186
Problems with Route Guidance
186
If the System Needs Service
187
Map Data Updates
187
Database Coverage Explanations
187
Bluetooth (Overview)
193
Bluetooth (Pairing and Using a Phone)
194
Teen Driver
204
Dual Automatic Climate Control System
217
Rear Climate Control System
221
Passenger Compartment Air Filter
223
Driving for Better Fuel Economy
227
Distracted Driving
227
Defensive Driving
228
Impaired Driving
228
Control of a Vehicle
228
Braking
228
Steering
229
Off-Road Recovery
230
Loss of Control
230
Off-Road Driving
231
Driving on Wet Roads
234
Hill and Mountain Roads
235
Winter Driving
236
If the Vehicle Is Stuck
237
New Vehicle Break-In
241
Ignition Positions
242
Starting the Engine
243
Stop/Start System
244
Retained Accessory Power (RAP)
245
Shifting Into Park
245
Shifting out of Park
246
Parking over Things That Burn
247
Dynamic Fuel Management
247
Manual Mode
252
Electric Brake Boost
257
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
257
Electric Parking Brake
258
Brake Assist
259
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
260
Traction Control/Electronic Stability Control
261
Driver Mode Control
263
Magnetic Ride Control
265
Locking Rear Axle
265
Adaptive Cruise Control (Advanced)
270
Assistance Systems for Parking or Backing
296
Rear Pedestrian Alert
305
Assistance Systems for Driving
306
Forward Collision Alert (FCA) System
306
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
308
Front Pedestrian Braking (FPB) System
309
Night Vision System
311
Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)
314
Lane Change Alert (LCA)
314
Top Tier Fuel
319
Recommended Fuel
319
Prohibited Fuels
319
Fuels in Foreign Countries
320
Fuel Additives
320
Filling the Tank
320
General Towing Information
322
Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips
322
Trailer Towing
327
Towing Equipment
331
Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
339
California Proposition 65 Warning
355
California Perchlorate Materials Requirements
355
Doing Your Own Service Work
356
Hood
357
Engine Compartment Overview
358
Engine Oil
359
Engine Oil Life System
361
Automatic Transmission Fluid
362
Engine Air Filter Life System
363
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
363
Cooling System
364
Engine Overheating
367
Engine Fan
368
Washer Fluid
369
Brakes
369
Brake Pad Life System
370
Brake Fluid
371
Battery - North America
372
Four-Wheel Drive
372
Front Axle
373
Rear Axle
373
Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check
373
Wiper Blade Replacement
374
Glass Replacement
375
Windshield Replacement
375
Electrical System Overload
377
Fuses and Circuit Breakers
377
Engine Compartment Fuse Block
378
Instrument Panel Fuse Block
381
Tires
385
All-Season Tires
386
Winter Tires
386
Low-Profile Tires
386
All-Terrain Tires
387
Tire Sidewall Labeling
387
Tire Designations
388
Tire Terminology and Definitions
389
Tire Pressure
391
Tire Pressure for High-Speed Operation
393
Tire Pressure Monitor System
394
Tire Pressure Monitor Operation
395
Tire Inspection
398
Tire Rotation
398
When It Is Time for New Tires
399
Buying New Tires
400
Different Size Tires and Wheels
401
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
402
Wheel Alignment and Tire Balance
403
Wheel Replacement
403
Tire Chains
404
If a Tire Goes Flat
404
Tire Changing
405
Exterior Care
424
Interior Care
429
General Information
433
Maintenance Schedule
434
Special Application Services
440
Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
442
Maintenance Replacement Parts
444
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
446
Capacities and Specifications
446
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
449
Customer Assistance Offices
451
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone (TTY) Users
451
Online Owner Center
452
GM Mobility Reimbursement Program
452
Roadside Service
453
Scheduling Service Appointments
454
Courtesy Transportation Program
455
Collision Damage Repair
456
Publication Ordering Information
458
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
459
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian Government
459
Cybersecurity
460
Event Data Recorders
460
OnStar
461
Emergency
463
Security
463
Navigation
467
Connections
468
Index_A
470
Index_B
471
Index_C
471
Index_D
472
Index_E
473
Index_F
473
Index_G
474
Index_H
474
Index_I
475
Index_J
475
Index_K
475
Index_L
475
Index_M
476
Index_N
476
Index_O
477
Index_P
477
Index_R
478
Index_S
478
Index_T
480
Index_U
480
Index_V
481
Index_W
481

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