Cadillac Escalade: Tow/Haul Mode - Automatic Transmission - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Tow/Haul Mode

The vehicle has a Tow/Haul Mode. The Tow/Haul Mode adjusts the transmission shift

The vehicle has a Tow/Haul Mode. The Tow/Haul Mode adjusts the transmission shift pattern to reduce shift cycling, providing increased performance, vehicle control, and transmission cooling when driving down steep hills and mountain grades, towing, or hauling heavy loads.

Press the button located on the end of the shift lever to turn the tow/haul on or off. When the tow/haul is on, a light on the instrument panel cluster will come on.

See Tow/Haul Mode Light   and Hill and Mountain Roads   for more information.

Also see “Tow/Haul Mode” under Towing Equipment   for more information.

The Tow/Haul Mode works with the Autoride® feature, if the vehicle has this, to enhance the ride when trailering or with a loaded vehicle. See Continuous Damping Control (CDC)  .

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