Cadillac Escalade: How to Check Lubricant - All-Wheel Drive - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: How to Check Lubricant

To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level surface.

A. Drain Plug

A. Drain Plug
B. Fill Plug

If the level is below the bottom of the fill plug hole, located on the transfer case, some lubricant will need to be added. Add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the fill plug hole. Use care not to overtighten the plug.

    When to Check Lubricant
    Refer to Maintenance Schedule   to determine how often to check the lubricant. ...

    What to Use
    Refer to Recommended Fluids and Lubricants   to determine what kind of lubricant to use. ...

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