Cadillac Escalade: How to Check Lubricant - Front Axle - 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. Fill Plug

A. Fill Plug
B. Drain Plug

  • When the differential is cold, add enough lubricant to raise the level from 0mm (0 in) to 3.2mm (1/8 in) below the fill plug hole.
  • When the differential is at operating temperature (warm), add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the fill plug hole.
    When to Check and Change Lubricant
    It is not necessary to regularly check front axle fluid unless there is a leak suspected or an unusual noise is heard. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. ...

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

    See also:

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    Air bag module covers
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