Cadillac Escalade: Using ABS - Antilock Brake System (ABS) - Brakes - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Using ABS

Do not pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let ABS work. You might hear the ABS pump or motor operating and feel the brake pedal pulsate, but this is normal.

    Antilock Brake System (ABS)
    This vehicle has the Antilock Brake System (ABS), an advanced electronic braking system that helps prevent a braking skid. When the engine is started and the vehicle begins to drive away, ABS checks ...

    Braking in Emergencies
    ABS allows the driver to steer and brake at the same time. In many emergencies, steering can help more than even the very best braking. ...

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    If a Tire Goes Flat
    It is unusual for a tire to blow out while driving, especially if the tires are maintained properly. See Tires  . If air goes out of a tire, it is much more likely to leak out slowly. But if th ...

    Important safety notes
    Observe the "Important safety notes" section. ABS regulates brake pressure in such a way that the wheels do not lock when you brake. This allows you to continue steering the vehicl ...

    Important safety notes
    WARNING   When leaving the vehicle, always remove the SmartKey from the ignition lock. Always take the SmartKey with you and lock the vehicle. Do not leave children unattended in the ve ...