Cadillac Escalade: Engine Oil - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: 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 engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See “Selecting the Right Engine Oil” in this section.
  • Check the engine oil level regularly and maintain the proper oil level. See “Checking Engine Oil” and “When to Add Engine Oil” in this section.
  • Change the engine oil at the appropriate time. See Engine Oil Life System  .
  • Always dispose of engine oil properly. See “What to Do with Used Oil” in this section.
Engine Compartment Overview
6.2L V8 Engine A. Engine Air Cleaner/Filter  . B. Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap. See Cooling System  . C. Remote Positive (+) Terminal. See Jump Starting  . D. Battery  ...

Checking Engine Oil
It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill. In order to get an accurate reading, the vehicle must be on level ground. The engine oil dipstick handle is a yellow loop. See Engi ...

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Locking with inside lock knob
To lock the door individually, move the inside lock knob to the lock position 1 . To unlock, move the inside lock knob to the unlock position 2 . Be sure not to leave the Intelligent Key in ...

Programing
With the engine switched off; 1. Ensure that the ignition system is on. 2. Hold the end of the original garage door opener hand-held transmitter 2 to 6 inches (50 to 150 mm) away from the transc ...

Seat belt checks
Note: If the vehicle is parked on an incline, the seat belt mechanism may lock. This is not a fault and the belt should be gently eased out from the upper anchorage. The seat belts should be inspec ...