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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    High Voltage Devices and Wiring
    WARNING Exposure to high voltage can cause shock, burns, and even death. The high voltage components in the vehicle can only be serviced by technicians with special training. High voltage componen ...

    Engine Oil
    To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil. Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment: ► Always use ...

    Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts
    Regularly clean bright metal parts with water or chrome polish on chrome or stainless steel trim, if necessary. For aluminum, never use auto or chrome polish, steam, or caustic soap to clean. A coa ...