Cadillac Escalade: Door Locks - Keys and Locks - Keys, Doors, and Windows - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Door Locks

WARNING WARNING

Unlocked doors can be dangerous.

  • Passengers, especially children, can easily open the doors and fall out of a moving vehicle. When a door is locked, the handle will not open it. The chance of being thrown out of the vehicle in a crash is increased if the doors are not locked. So, all passengers should wear safety belts properly and the doors should be locked whenever the vehicle is driven.
  • Young children who get into unlocked vehicles may be unable to get out. A child can be overcome by extreme heat and can suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Always lock the vehicle whenever leaving it.
  • Outsiders can easily enter through an unlocked door when you slow down or stop the vehicle. Locking the doors can help prevent this from happening.

There are several ways to lock and unlock the vehicle.

From outside, use the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter or the key in the driver door. From inside, use the power door locks or manual door locks. To lock or unlock the door with the manual locks, push down or pull up on the manual lock knob.

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    Power Door Locks
    Press or on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter. See Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation  . Premium Trim Shown, Up-Level Similar (Lock): Press to lock the doors. (Unlock ...

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