Cadillac Escalade: Shifting Into Park - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Shifting Into Park

WARNING 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, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or others could be injured. To be sure the vehicle will not move, even when you are on fairly level ground, use the steps that follow. If you are pulling a trailer, see Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips  .

1. Hold the brake pedal down, then set the parking brake.

2. Move the shift lever into the P (Park) position by pulling the shift lever toward you and moving it up as far as it will go.

3. Turn the ignition key to LOCK/OFF.

4. Remove the key and take it with you. If you can leave the vehicle with the ignition key in your hand, the vehicle is in P (Park).

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 feat ...

Leaving the Vehicle with the Engine Running
WARNING It can be dangerous to leave the vehicle with the engine running. The vehicle could move suddenly if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if ...

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