Cadillac Escalade: Safety Belt Pretensioners - Lap-Shoulder Belt - Safety Belts - Seats and Restraints - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Safety Belt Pretensioners

This vehicle has safety belt pretensioners for front outboard occupants. Although the safety belt pretensioners cannot be seen, they are part of the safety belt assembly. They can help tighten the safety belts during the early stages of a moderate to severe frontal, near frontal, or rear crash if the threshold conditions for pretensioner activation are met. And, if the vehicle has side impact airbags, safety belt pretensioners can help tighten the safety belts in a side crash or a rollover event.

Pretensioners work only once. If the pretensioners activate in a crash, the pretensioners and probably other parts of the vehicle's safety belt system will need to be replaced. See Replacing Safety Belt System Parts after a Crash  .

    Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster
    The vehicle has a shoulder belt height adjuster for the driver and right front passenger positions. Adjust the height so the shoulder portion of the belt is on the shoulder and not falling off of i ...

    Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides
    This vehicle may have rear shoulder belt comfort guides. If not, they are available through your dealer. The guides may provide added safety belt comfort for older children who have outgrown booster ...

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    Safety guidelines for seat belts,Emergency Tensioning Devices (ETDs)and air bags
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    Front Fog Lamp Light
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    Running the Vehicle While Parked
    It is better not to park with the engine running. But if you ever have to, here are some things to know. WARNING Idling a vehicle in an enclosed area with poor ventilation is dangerous. Engine ...