Cadillac Escalade: Doing Your Own Service Work - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Doing Your Own Service Work

If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information.

WARNING WARNING

It can be dangerous to work on your vehicle if you do not have the proper knowledge, service manual, tools, or parts. Always follow owner manual procedures and consult the service manual for your vehicle before doing any service work.

If doing some of your own service work, use the proper service manual. It tells you much more about how to service the vehicle than this manual can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information  .

This vehicle has an airbag system. Before attempting to do your own service work, see Airbag System Check  .

Keep a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work performed. See Maintenance Records  .

    Hood
    To open the hood: 1. Pull the handle with this symbol on it. It is located inside the vehicle to the lower left of the steering wheel. 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and locate the seco ...

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    Door lock and release levers
    From inside the vehicle, all the doors can be locked by pressing either the driver or passenger lock lever (1). Each rear door can be individually locked by pressing the appropriate locking lev ...

    Switching off the engine
    Before stopping the engine, ensure that the vehicle is parked safely with the parking brake applied and P selected. Press and release the engine START/STOP button to stop the engine. The audio, t ...

    Wheels and Trim—Aluminum or Chrome
    Use a soft, clean cloth with mild soap and water to clean the wheels. After rinsing thoroughly with clean water, dry with a soft, clean towel. A wax may then be applied. Keep the wheels clean using ...