Cadillac Escalade: Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts - Exterior Care - Appearance Care - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts

Regularly clean bright metal parts with water or chrome polish on chrome or stainless steel trim, if necessary.

For aluminum, never use auto or chrome polish, steam, or caustic soap to clean. A coating of wax, rubbed to high polish, is recommended for all bright metal parts.

    Finish Care
    Application of aftermarket clearcoat sealant/wax materials is not recommended. If painted surfaces are damaged, see your dealer to have the damage assessed and repaired. Foreign materials such as ca ...

    Cleaning Exterior Lamps/ Lenses and Emblems
    Use only lukewarm or cold water, a soft cloth, and a car washing soap to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing the Vehicle" later in this section. ...

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    Sand
    This program should be used for terrain which is predominantly soft dry sand or deep gravel. Note: If the vehicle is unable to gain traction in extremely soft, dry sand, switching DSC off may h ...

    Hitch Cover (with Dual Exhaust)
    To remove the hitch cover: 1. Turn the fasteners on the lower tabs 90 degrees counterclockwise. 2. Pull the lower edge of the cover out slightly. 3. Lift the cover up off the upper bracket. To r ...

    Setting climate control to automatic
    WARNING   If you switch off the cooling function, the vehicle will not be cooled when weather conditions are warm. The windows can fog up more quickly. Window fogging may impair visibil ...