Cadillac Escalade: Weight-Distributing Hitch Adjustment - Towing Equipment - Towing - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Weight-Distributing Hitch Adjustment

A. Body to Ground Distance

A. Body to Ground Distance
B. Front of Vehicle

When using a weight-distributing hitch, the spring bars should be adjusted so the distance (A) is the same after coupling the trailer to the tow vehicle and adjusting the hitch.

    Hitches
    The correct hitch equipment helps maintain combination control. Many trailers can be towed with a weight carrying hitch which simply features a coupler latched to the hitch ball, or a tow eye latche ...

    Hitch Cover (without Dual Exhaust)
    The vehicle may have a hitch cover. To remove the hitch cover: 1. Turn the fasteners on the lower tabs 90 degrees counterclockwise. 2. Lift the lower edge of the cover about 45 degrees. 3. Pull t ...

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    Washer operation
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