Cadillac Escalade: How the System Works - Ultrasonic Parking Assist - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: How the System Works

URPA comes on automatically when the shift lever is moved into R (Reverse). A single tone sounds to indicate the system is working.

URPA operates only at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph).

An obstacle is indicated by audible beeps. The interval between the beeps becomes shorter as the vehicle gets closer to the obstacle. A continuous tone is heard when the distance is less than 30 cm (12 in).

To be detected, objects must be at least 25 cm (10 in) off the ground and below liftgate level. Objects must also be within 2.5 m (8 ft) from the rear bumper. This distance may be less during warmer or humid weather.

    Ultrasonic Parking Assist
    If available, the Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) system uses sensors on the rear bumper to assist with parking and avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). WARNING The URPA system does not ...

    Turning the System On and Off
    Press this button, located next to the radio, to disable URPA. The indicator light will come on and PARK ASSIST OFF displays on the Driver Information Center (DIC). See Object Detection System Mes ...

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    System self-test
    The 42 indicator lamp illuminates when you: • turn the SmartKey to position 1 or 2 in the ignition lock • on vehicles with KEYLESS-GO, press the Start/Stop button once or twice The indica ...

    Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Light
    The engine coolant temperature warning light comes on briefly when the vehicle is started. If it does not, have the vehicle serviced by your dealer. If the system is working normally, the indic ...