Cadillac Escalade: Braking in Emergencies - Antilock Brake System (ABS) - Brakes - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Braking in Emergencies

ABS allows the driver to steer and brake at the same time. In many emergencies, steering can help more than even the very best braking.

    Using ABS
    Do not pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let ABS work. You might hear the ABS pump or motor operating and feel the brake pedal pulsate, but this is normal. ...

    Parking Brake
    Set the parking brake by holding the regular brake pedal down, then pushing down the parking brake pedal. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will come on. See Brake System Warn ...

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    Important safety notes
    WARNING   When leaving the vehicle, always remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock. Always take the SmartKey with you and lock the vehicle. Do not leave children unattended in the ve ...

    Playing the Radio
    (Power/Volume): 1. Press to turn the audio system on and off. 2. Turn to increase or to decrease the volume. 3. Press and hold for more than two seconds to turn off the navigation system, the Rear ...

    Vehicle-to-vehicle distance control mode operation
    Always pay attention to the operation of the vehicle and be ready to manually control the proper following distance. The vehicle-to-vehicle distance control mode of the Intelligent Cruise Co ...