Cadillac Escalade: TEHAMA™ Leather - Interior Care - Appearance Care - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: TEHAMA™ Leather

The leather surface on the seat was not designed to be aggressively cleaned using any commercial product. Use a well wrung cloth dampened with water to remove dust. Do not use a wet cloth or saturated the leather surface with water. Allow the leather to dry naturally. If a soil occurs that cannot be completely removed, allow it to become part of the natural markings of the leather. The leather is designed to have a natural appearance and develop a more vintage appearance with use.

Do not use heat to dry. Never use steam to clean leather. Never use spot lifters or spot removers on leather. It is very important not to use any commercial leather cleaners and coatings that are sold to preserve and protect leather. Not only are those products not necessary, they will permanently and adversely change the appearance and feel of the leather. Never use silicone or wax-based products, or those containing organic solvents to clean the interior. Never use shoe polish on leather.

    Fabric/Carpet
    Start by vacuuming the surface using a soft brush attachment. If a rotating brush attachment is being used during vacuuming, only use it on the floor carpet. Before cleaning, gently remove as much o ...

    Instrument Panel, Leather, Vinyl, and Other Plastic Surfaces
    Use a soft microfiber cloth dampened with water to remove dust and loose dirt. For a more thorough cleaning, use a soft microfiber cloth dampened with a mild soap solution. Notice: Soaking or satur ...

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    Fuel filler flap
    WARNING Take note of all warnings and instructions given on the label affixed to the inside of the filler flap. Failure to do so may result in injury or death. The fuel filler flap is locat ...

    Compass
    Your vehicle may have a compass in the Driver Information Center (DIC). See Driver Information Center (DIC)  for more information about the DIC. Compass Zone The zone is set to zone eight upo ...

    Guide lines in the COMAND display
    WARNING   Use of rear view camera can be dangerous if you are color-blind or have impaired color vision. Only use rear view camera if you can see and distinguish all colored guidelines ...