Cadillac Escalade: Trailer Brakes - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: 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 trailer brakes so they are installed, adjusted and maintained properly.

Do not tap into the vehicle's hydraulic system.

    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 ...

    Trailer Wiring Harness
    Heavy-Duty Trailer Wiring Harness Package The vehicle has a seven-pin universal heavy-duty trailer connector attached to the rear bumper beam next to the integrated trailer hitch. The seven-wire ...

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    Securing the Child Within the Child Restraint
    WARNING A child can be seriously injured or killed in a crash if the child is not properly secured in the child restraint. Secure the child properly following the instructions that came with th ...

    Operational indicators
    1. Engine start operation indicator This indicator appears when the selector lever is in the P (Park) position. This indicator means that the engine will start by pushing the ignition switch w ...

    Fuel Gauge
    When the ignition is on, the fuel gauge shows about how much fuel the vehicle has left in the tank. An arrow on the fuel gauge indicates the side of the vehicle the fuel door is on. The gauge wi ...