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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    Key and Lock Messages
    REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY This message displays if a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter battery is low. The battery needs to be replaced in the transmitter. See “Battery Replacement” un ...

    Using the 3.5mm (1/8 in) Auxiliary Input Jack
    The auxiliary input jack is located on the lower right side of the faceplate. This is not an audio output; do not plug a headphone set into the front auxiliary input jack. Connect an auxiliary inpu ...

    When to Change Engine Oil
    This vehicle has a computer system that indicates when to change the engine oil and filter. This is based on a combination of factors which include engine revolutions, engine temperature, and miles ...