Cadillac Escalade: Maintenance When Trailer Towing - Driving Characteristics and Towing Tips - Towing - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Maintenance When Trailer Towing

The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See the Maintenance Schedule for more information. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid, engine oil, axle lubricant, belts, cooling system and brake system. It is a good idea to inspect these before and during the trip.

Check periodically to see that all hitch nuts and bolts are tight.

    Leaving After Parking on a Hill
    1. Apply and hold the brake pedal. 2. Start the engine. 3. Shift into a gear. 4. Release the parking brake. 5. Let up on the brake pedal. 6. Drive slowly until the trailer is clear of the chocks. ...

    Trailer Towing
    If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information. Do not tow a trailer during break-in. See New Vehicle Break-In   for more information. WARNING The driver ...

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    Adjusting the seats in the second andthird rows
    Important safety notes WARNING   Never travel in a moving vehicle with the seat backrest in an excessively reclined position as this can be dangerous. You could slide under the seat bel ...

    Door Locks
    WARNING Unlocked doors can be dangerous. Passengers, especially children, can easily open the doors and fall out of a moving vehicle. When a door is locked, the handle will not open it. The ...

    Load index
    Tire data is vehicle-specific and may deviate from the data in the example. In addition to the load bearing index, load index 1 may be imprinted after the letters that identify speed index 6 ...