Cadillac Escalade: Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check

WARNING WARNING

When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured.

1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room around the vehicle. It should be parked on a level surface.

2. Firmly apply the parking brake. See Parking Brake  .

Be ready to apply the regular brake immediately if the vehicle begins to move.

3. With the engine off, turn the ignition on, but do not start the engine. Without applying the regular brake, try to move the shift lever out of P (Park) with normal effort. If the shift lever moves out of P (Park), contact your dealer for service.

    Starter Switch Check
    WARNING When you are doing this inspection, the vehicle could move suddenly. If the vehicle moves, you or others could be injured. 1. Before starting this check, be sure there is enough room ar ...

    Ignition Transmission Lock Check
    While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition to LOCK/OFF in each shift lever position. The ignition should turn to LOCK/OFF only when the shift lever is in P (Park). ...

    See also:

    Emergency
    With Automatic Crash Response, the built-in system can automatically connect to help in a crash even if you cannot ask for it. Push to connect to an Emergency Advisor. GPS technology is used to id ...

    Notes on the Operator's Manual
    This Operator's Manual contains a great deal of helpful information. We urge you to read it carefully and familiarize yourself with the vehicle before driving. For your own safety and longer ser ...

    Starting the engine
    1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Move the selector lever to the P (Park) or N (Neutral) position. (P is recommended.). The starter is designed not to operate unless the selector lever is in eith ...