Cadillac Escalade: How to Check Lubricant - Front Axle - Vehicle Checks - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: How to Check Lubricant

To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level surface.

A. Fill Plug

A. Fill Plug
B. Drain Plug

  • When the differential is cold, add enough lubricant to raise the level from 0mm (0 in) to 3.2mm (1/8 in) below the fill plug hole.
  • When the differential is at operating temperature (warm), add enough lubricant to raise the level to the bottom of the fill plug hole.
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    What to Use
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