Cadillac Escalade: Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA) - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Side Blind Zone Alert (SBZA)

If available, the Side Blind Zone Alert system is a lane changing aid that assists drivers with avoiding crashes that occur with vehicles in the side blind zones.

WARNING WARNING

SBZA does not detect vehicles rapidly approaching outside of the side blind zones, pedestrians, bicyclists, or animals. Failure to use proper care when changing lanes may result in injury, death, or vehicle damage. Always check for other vehicles and use the turn signals when changing lanes.

When the System Does Not Seem to Work Properly
The following messages may be displayed on the DIC: SERVICE PARKING ASSIST: If this message occurs, take the vehicle to your dealer for repair. PARKING ASSIST OFF: This message occurs if the driver ...

SBZA Detection Zones
The SBZA sensor covers a zone of approximately one lane over from both sides of the vehicle, 3.5m (11 ft). This zone starts at each side mirror and goes back approximately 5.0m(16 ft). The height ...

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