Cadillac Escalade: Trailer Brakes - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Trailer Brakes

A loaded trailer that weighs more than 900 kg (2,000 lbs) needs to have its own brake system that is adequate for the weight of the trailer. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for the trailer brakes so they are installed, adjusted and maintained properly.

Do not tap into the vehicle's hydraulic system.

    Safety Chains
    Always attach chains between the vehicle and the trailer. Cross the safety chains under the tongue of the trailer to help prevent the tongue from contacting the road if it becomes separated from the ...

    Trailer Wiring Harness
    Heavy-Duty Trailer Wiring Harness Package The vehicle has a seven-pin universal heavy-duty trailer connector attached to the rear bumper beam next to the integrated trailer hitch. The seven-wire ...

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    Engine block heater (if so equipped)
    Engine block heaters are used to assist in cold temperature starting. The engine block heater should be used when the outside temperature is 208F (−78C) or lower. To use the engine bloc ...

    Advanced emergency brake assist
    NOTICE The system may not react to slow moving vehicles and will not react to stationary vehicles or vehicles traveling in the opposite direction. NOTICE WARNINGs may not appear if ...

    Parking/parking on hills
    WARNING ► Do not stop or park the vehicle over flammable materials such as dry grass, waste paper or rags. They may ignite and cause a fire. ► Never leave the engine running w ...