Cadillac Escalade: Engine Fan - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Engine Fan

The vehicle has electric cooling fans. The fans spinning at low speed during most everyday driving might be heard. The fans can turn off if no cooling is required. Under heavy vehicle loading, trailer towing, and/or high outside temperatures, or if operating the air conditioning system, the fans can change to high speed and an increase in fan noise might be heard. This is normal and indicates that the cooling system is functioning properly. The fans change to low speed when additional cooling is no longer required.

    Overheated Engine Protection Operating Mode
    If an overheated engine condition exists and the ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED message is displayed, an overheat protection mode which alternates firing groups of cylinders helps prevent engine damage. In ...

    Power Steering Fluid
    See Engine Compartment Overview   for reservoir location. ...

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    Checking the power steering fluid level
    WARNING Power steering fluid is highly toxic. Keep containers sealed and out of reach of children. If accidental consumption of fluid is suspected, seek medical attention immediately. If th ...

    Defensive Driving
    Defensive driving means “always expect the unexpected.” The first step in driving defensively is to wear the safety belt. See Safety Belts . ► Assume that other road users (pedestrians, b ...

    Effects of disconnecting
    Disconnecting the battery can affect a number of vehicle systems, especially if there is insufficient battery power prior to disconnection. For example, the alarm may trigger depending on it's ...