Cadillac Escalade: Retained Accessory Power (RAP) - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Retained Accessory Power (RAP)

The following vehicle accessories can be used for up to 10 minutes after the engine is turned off:

  • Audio System
  • Power Windows
  • OnStar System (if equipped)
  • Sunroof (if equipped)

These features work when the key is in ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY. Once the key is turned from ON/RUN to LOCK/OFF, the windows and sunroof continue to work up to 10 minutes until any door is opened. The radio continues to work for up to 10 minutes or until the driver door is opened.

    Engine Heater
    The engine coolant heater can provide easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up in cold weather conditions at or below −18°C (0°F). Vehicles with an engine heater should ...

    Shifting Into Park
    WARNING It can be dangerous to get out of the vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. The vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, t ...

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    Portable media connections
    Portable media devices can be connected to the media hubs located in the cubby box lid and the rear of the floor console. Compatible portable devices include: • USB mass storage devices (e.g. ...

    Important safety notes
    If a tire pressure monitor system is installed, the vehicle's wheels have sensors that monitor the tire pressures in all four tires. The tire pressure monitor warns you when the pressure drops in ...

    Mirror dip when reversing
    Selecting reverse gear will cause the door mirrors to automatically adjust, providing an improved viewing angle for reversing. The exact dipped position can be adjusted when the mirrors are dipped. ...