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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    Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
    WARNING ► The Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is a sophisticated device, but it cannot prevent accidents resulting from careless or dangerous driving techniques. It can help maintain v ...

    Adjusting the head restraints manually
    The head restraints must only be removed at a qualified specialist workshop. Mercedes-Benz recommends that you use a Mercedes-Benz Center for this purpose. ► If the head restraint is f ...

    Diagnostics
    OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics will perform a vehicle check every month. It will check the engine, transmission, antilock brakes, and major vehicle systems. It also checks the tire pressures, if the v ...