Cadillac Escalade: Vehicle Positioning - Navigation - Infotainment System - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Vehicle Positioning

At times, the position of the vehicle on the map may be inaccurate due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • Road system has changed.
  • Vehicle is driving on slippery road surfaces such as in sand, gravel, and/or snow.
  • Vehicle is traveling on winding roads.
  • Vehicle is on a long straight road.
  • Vehicle is approaching a tall building or a large vehicle.
  • Surface streets run parallel to a freeway.
  • Vehicle has just been transferred by a vehicle carrier or a ferry.
  • Current position calibration is set incorrectly.
  • Vehicle is traveling at high speed.
  • Vehicle changes directions more than once, or when the vehicle is turning on a turn table in a parking lot.
  • Vehicle is entering and/or exiting a parking lot or a garage.
  • GPS signal is not received.
  • Roof carrier is installed on the vehicle.
  • Vehicle is being driven with tire chains.
  • Tires are replaced.
  • Tire pressure for the tires is incorrect.
  • Tires are worn.
  • First time the map DVD is inserted.
  • Battery is disconnected for several days.
  • Vehicle is driving in heavy traffic where driving is at low speeds, and the vehicle is stopped and started repeatedly.

See your dealer if other problems occur.

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