Cadillac Escalade: Locking Rear Axle - Ride Control Systems - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Locking Rear Axle

Vehicles with a locking rear axle can give more traction on snow, mud, ice, sand, or gravel. It works like a standard axle most of the time, but when traction is low, this feature will allow the rear wheel with the most traction to move the vehicle.

    Traction Control Operation
    TCS is part of the StabiliTrak system. Traction control limits wheel spin by reducing engine power to the wheels (engine speed management) and by applying brakes to each individual wheel (brake-trac ...

    Road Sensing Suspension
    The Road Sensing Suspension (RSS) feature provides superior vehicle ride and handling under a variety of passenger and loading conditions. The system is fully automatic and uses a computer controlle ...

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    Setting the center air vents
    1 Center air vent, left 2 Center air vent, right 3 Center vent thumbwheel, right 4 Center vent thumbwheel, left ► To open/close: turn thumbwheels 3 and 4 to the right or left. ...

    Drive-away locking
    Drive-away locking automatically locks all the doors when the vehicle is in motion. This feature can be enabled/disabled via the Vehicle Set-up menu (see 55, INTERACTIVE CONTROLS. Note: Pressing ...

    Manual gear selection
    When D is selected, manual mode may be temporarily accessed by operating the steering wheel mounted shift paddles. While in D, temporary manual mode will be held while the driver is accelerating, ...