Cadillac Escalade: Manual Liftgate Operation - Liftgate - Initial Drive Information - In Brief - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Manual Liftgate Operation

To unlock the liftgate, press the power door lock switch or press on the power door lock switch or press on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmittertwice, see Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) on the Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmittertwice, see Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) System Operation  .

Press the touch pad on the underside of the liftgate handle (B) and lift up.

Use the pull cup to lower and close the liftgate. Do not press the touch pad while closing the liftgate. This will cause the liftgate to be unlatched.

Power Liftgate Operation

On vehicles with a power liftgate, the switch is on the overhead console.

The vehicle must be in P (Park) to use the power feature. The taillamps will flash and a chime will sound when the power liftgate moves.

There are several ways to open and close the power liftgate:

  • Press and hold  RKEtransmitter until the liftgate starts moving. on the RKEtransmitter until the liftgate starts moving.
  • Press Press  on the bottom of the on the overhead console.
  • Press liftgate next to the latch to close. on the bottom of the liftgate next to the latch to close.

Pressing a second time while the liftgate is moving reverses the direction.

To disable the power liftgate function, press OFF on the liftgate switch, see Liftgate  .

Liftglass

If equipped, there are two ways to open the liftglass:

  • Press the button on the underside of the license plate applique (A).
  • Press on the RKE transmitter.
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