Cadillac Escalade: Locking Rear Axle - Ride Control Systems - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Locking Rear Axle

Vehicles with a locking rear axle can give more traction on snow, mud, ice, sand, or gravel. It works like a standard axle most of the time, but when traction is low, this feature will allow the rear wheel with the most traction to move the vehicle.

    Traction Control Operation
    TCS is part of the StabiliTrak system. Traction control limits wheel spin by reducing engine power to the wheels (engine speed management) and by applying brakes to each individual wheel (brake-trac ...

    Road Sensing Suspension
    The Road Sensing Suspension (RSS) feature provides superior vehicle ride and handling under a variety of passenger and loading conditions. The system is fully automatic and uses a computer controlle ...

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    Setting a speed
    WARNING   Keep in mind that it may take a brief moment until the vehicle has made the necessary adjustments. Increase or decrease the set vehicle speed to a value that the prevailing ro ...

    Intelligent Key system
    WARNING ► Radio waves could adversely affect electric medical equipment. Those who use a pacemaker should contact the electric medical equipment manufacturer for the possible influenc ...

    Folding the rear seats
    WARNING Never allow passengers to ride in the cargo area. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Do not allow anyone to ride in any a ...