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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    Instrument Panel
    English Version Shown; Metric Similar. A. Air Vents  . B. Turn and Lane Change Lever. See Turn and Lane-Change Signals  . Windshield Wiper/Washer  . C. Instrument Cluster  . ...

    Operation
    Radio with CD, Radio with CD/USB Similar Radio with CD, DVD, and USB Port The vehicle may have one of these radios as its audio system. Radios with CD, DVD, and USB Radios with CD, DVD, and US ...

    Sitting in the correct position
    WARNING Riding with a reclined seatback increases your chance of serious or fatal injuries in the event of a collision or sudden stop. The protection of your restraint system (seat belts and ...