Cadillac Escalade: Fuel System Messages - Vehicle Messages - Instruments and Controls - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Fuel System Messages

FUEL LEVEL LOW

This message displays and a chime sounds if the fuel level is low. Refuel as soon as possible. See Fuel Gauge   and Fuel   for more information.

TIGHTEN GAS CAP

This message may display along with the check engine light on the instrument panel cluster if the fuel cap is not tightened properly. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp  . Reinstall the fuel cap fully. See Filling the Tank  . The diagnostic system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or improperly installed. A loose or missing fuel cap allows fuel to evaporate into the atmosphere. A few driving trips with the cap properly installed should turn this light and message off.

    Engine Power Messages
    ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED This message displays and a chime sounds when the cooling system temperature gets too hot and the engine further enters the engine coolant protection mode. See Engine Overhe ...

    Key and Lock Messages
    REPLACE BATTERY IN REMOTE KEY This message displays if a Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) transmitter battery is low. The battery needs to be replaced in the transmitter. See “Battery Replacement” un ...

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    Checking Brake Fluid
    Check brake fluid by looking at the brake fluid reservoir. See Engine Compartment Overview  . The fluid level should be above MIN. If it is not, have the brake hydraulic system checked to se ...

    Doing Your Own Service Work
    WARNING You can be injured and the vehicle could be damaged if you try to do service work on a vehicle without knowing enough about it. ► Be sure you have sufficient knowledge, experience, t ...

    Checking the coolant level
    NOTICE Running the engine without coolant will cause serious engine damage. The coolant level in the expansion tank should be checked at least weekly (more frequently in high mileage or arduo ...