Cadillac Escalade: Consistency of Readings - Automatic Transmission Fluid - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Consistency of Readings

Always check the fluid level at least twice using the procedures described. Consistency (repeatable readings) is important to maintaining proper fluid level. If fluid is added, it may take 15 minutes or longer to obtain an accurate reading because of residual fluid draining down the dipstick tube. If inconsistent readings persist, check the transmission breather to be sure it is clean and not clogged. If readings are still inconsistent, contact your dealer.

    How to Check Automatic Transmission Fluid
    Notice: Too much or too little fluid can damage the transmission. Too much can mean that some of the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine parts or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Too l ...

    Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
    See Engine Compartment Overview   for the location of the engine air cleaner/filter. Inspect the air cleaner/filter at the scheduled maintenance intervals and replace it at the first oil ...

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    Console box
    Front To open the console box, push up the knob A and pull up the lid. To close, push the lid down until latched. Rear (if so equipped) To open the lid, push the knob up A and pull up th ...