Cadillac Escalade: Windshield Wipers - Electrical System Overload - Electrical System - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Windshield Wipers

If the wiper motor overheats due to heavy snow or ice, the windshield wipers will stop until the motor cools and will then restart.

Although the circuit is protected from electrical overload, overload due to heavy snow or ice may cause wiper linkage damage. Always clear ice and heavy snow from the windshield before using the windshield wipers.

If the overload is caused by an electrical problem and not snow or ice, be sure to get it fixed.

    Headlamp Wiring
    An electrical overload may cause the lamps to go on and off, or in some cases to remain off. Have the headlamp wiring checked right away if the lamps go on and off or remain off. ...

    Fuses and Circuit Breakers
    If the vehicle is a hybrid, see the hybrid supplement for more information. The wiring circuits in the vehicle are protected from short circuits by a combination of fuses, circuit breakers and fusib ...

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    Rear Vision Camera (RVC)
    The vehicle may have a rear vision camera system. Read this entire section before using it. WARNING The RVC system does not display pedestrians, bicyclists, animals, or any other object located ...

    Using snow chains
    WARNING Only use traction devices in heavy snow conditions, on hard road surfaces. Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) must be switched off when using traction devices. Never exceed 30 mph (50 km/ ...

    Headphones
    A. Battery cover B. Channel 1 or 2 switch C. Power button D. Volume control E. Power indicator light The RSE includes two 2-channel wireless headphones that are dedicated to this system. Chan ...