Cadillac Escalade: Vehicle Storage - When It Is Time for New Tires - Wheels and Tires - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Vehicle Storage

Tires age when stored normally mounted on a parked vehicle. Park a vehicle that will be stored for at least a month in a cool, dry, clean area away from direct sunlight to slow aging. This area should be free of grease, gasoline or other substances that can deteriorate rubber.

Parking for an extended period can cause flat spots on the tires that may result in vibrations while driving. When storing a vehicle for at least a month, remove the tires or raise the vehicle to reduce the weight from the tires.

    When It Is Time for New Tires
    Factors, such as maintenance, temperatures, driving speeds, vehicle loading, and road conditions affect the wear rate of the tires. Treadwear indicators are one way to tell when it is time for new ...

    Buying New Tires
    GM has developed and matched specific tires for the vehicle. The original equipment tires installed were designed to meet General Motors Tire Performance Criteria Specification (TPC Spec) system rat ...

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    Automatic climate control
    WARNING ► The air conditioner cooling function operates only when the engine is running. ► Do not leave children or adults who would normally require the support of others alone ...

    Auxiliary Devices
    The vehicle may have a 3.5mm (1/8 in) auxiliary input jack located on the lower right side of the faceplate and for vehicles with a USB port, it is located in the instrument panel storage area. ...

    Steering Wheel Controls
    If available, some audio controls can be adjusted at the steering wheel. : Press to go to the next favorite radio station, track on a CD, or folder on an iPodВ® or USB device. : Press to go to ...