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

To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil. Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment:

  • Always use engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See “Selecting the Right Engine Oil” in this section.
  • Check the engine oil level regularly and maintain the proper oil level. See “Checking Engine Oil” and “When to Add Engine Oil” in this section.
  • Change the engine oil at the appropriate time. See Engine Oil Life System  .
  • Always dispose of engine oil properly. See “What to Do with Used Oil” in this section.
Engine Compartment Overview
6.2L V8 Engine A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter  . B. Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap. See Cooling System  . C. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. See Jump Starting  . D. Battery  ...

Checking Engine Oil
It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill. In order to get an accurate reading, the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop. See Engi ...

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Cleaning the exhaust tail pipes
Impurities combined with the effects of road grit and corrosive environmental factors may cause flash rust to form on the surface. You can restore the original shine of the exhaust tail pipe by cl ...

Replacement tires
Always fit replacement tires of the same type, and wherever possible, of the same make and tread pattern. If the use of tires not recommended by Land Rover is unavoidable, ensure that you read, a ...

Roadside assistance program
In the event of a roadside emergency, Roadside Assistance Service is available to you. Please refer to your Warranty Information Booklet (U.S.) or Warranty & Roadside Assistance Informatio ...