Cadillac Escalade: Maintenance When Trailer Towing - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Maintenance When Trailer Towing

The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See the Maintenance Schedule for more information. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid, engine oil, axle lubricant, belts, cooling system and brake system. It is a good idea to inspect these before and during the trip.

Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight.

    Leaving After Parking on a Hill
    1. Apply and hold the brake pedal. 2. Start the engine. 3. Shift into a gear. 4. Release the parking brake. 5. Let up on the brake pedal. 6. Drive slowly until the trailer is clear of the chocks. ...

    Trailer Towing
    If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information. Do not tow a trailer during break-in. See New Vehicle Break-In   for more information. WARNING The driver ...

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    Vehicle operation outside the USAand Canada
    If you plan to operate your vehicle in foreign countries, please be aware that: • service facilities or replacement parts may not be readily available. • unleaded fuel for vehicles with a ca ...

    XM™ Radio Messages
    XL (Explicit Language Channels): These channels, or any others, can be blocked at a customer's request, by calling 1-800-929-2100 in the U.S. and 1-877-438-9677 in Canada. XM Updating: The enc ...

    Instrument Panel Storage
    This vehicle has an instrument panel storage area (A). To open the cover, press the button. The vehicle may have an auxiliary input jack located on the lower right side of the faceplate and for ...