Cadillac Escalade: Safety Chains - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Safety Chains

Always attach chains between the vehicle and the trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer to help prevent the tongue from contacting the road if it becomes separated from the hitch. Instructions about safety chains may be provided by the hitch manufacturer or by the trailer manufacturer. Safety chains should be attached to holes on the trailer hitch platform. Always leave just enough slack so the combination can turn. Never allow safety chains to drag on the ground.

    Hitch Cover (with Dual Exhaust)
    To remove the hitch cover: 1. Turn the fasteners on the lower tabs 90 degrees counterclockwise. 2. Pull the lower edge of the cover out slightly. 3. Lift the cover up off the upper bracket. To r ...

    Trailer Brakes
    A loaded trailer that weighs more than 900 kg (2,000 lbs) needs to have its own brake system that is adequate for the weight of the trailer. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trail ...

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    Operating tips
    ► The screen displayed on the Around View Monitor will automatically return to the previous screen 3 minutes after the CAMERA button has been pushed while the selector lever is in a posi ...

    Driving on Grades
    Reduce speed and shift to a lower gear before starting down a long or steep downgrade. If the transmission is not shifted down, the brakes might get hot and no longer work well. Vehicles can tow in ...

    When to Check
    Check the tires once a month or more. Do not forget the spare tire. See Full-Size Spare Tire   for additional information. ...