Cadillac Escalade: Windshield Wipers - Electrical System Overload - Electrical System - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Windshield Wipers

If the wiper motor overheats due to heavy snow or ice, the windshield wipers will stop until the motor cools and will then restart.

Although the circuit is protected from electrical overload, overload due to heavy snow or ice may cause wiper linkage damage. Always clear ice and heavy snow from the windshield before using the windshield wipers.

If the overload is caused by an electrical problem and not snow or ice, be sure to get it fixed.

    Headlamp Wiring
    An electrical overload may cause the lamps to go on and off, or in some cases to remain off. Have the headlamp wiring checked right away if the lamps go on and off or remain off. ...

    Fuses and Circuit Breakers
    If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information. The wiring circuits in the vehicle are protected from short circuits by a combination of fuses, circuit breakers and fusib ...

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    Audio settings
    To view the audio settings menu, press the settings button (3) or the Audio settings soft key on the touch screen. To adjust the sound settings: • Touch the + or - soft keys to adjust Bass, T ...

    Safety Locks
    The vehicle has rear door security locks to prevent passengers from opening the rear doors from the inside. Open the rear doors to access the security locks on the inside edge of each door. To s ...

    System operation
    The automatic drive positioner system will not work or will stop operating under the following conditions: ► When the vehicle speed is above 4 MPH (7 km/h). ► When the adjusting s ...