Cadillac Escalade: How the System Works - Ultrasonic Parking Assist - Object Detection Systems - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: How the System Works

URPA comes on automatically when the shift lever is moved into R (Reverse). A single tone sounds to indicate the system is working.

URPA operates only at speeds less than 8 km/h (5 mph).

An obstacle is indicated by audible beeps. The interval between the beeps becomes shorter as the vehicle gets closer to the obstacle. A continuous tone is heard when the distance is less than 30 cm (12 in).

To be detected, objects must be at least 25 cm (10 in) off the ground and below liftgate level. Objects must also be within 2.5 m (8 ft) from the rear bumper. This distance may be less during warmer or humid weather.

    Ultrasonic Parking Assist
    If available, the Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist (URPA) system uses sensors on the rear bumper to assist with parking and avoiding objects while in R (Reverse). WARNING The URPA system does not ...

    Turning the System On and Off
    Press this button, located next to the radio, to disable URPA. The indicator light will come on and PARK ASSIST OFF displays on the Driver Information Center (DIC). See Object Detection System Mes ...

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    Inserting the mounting elements intothe loading rail
    You can slide mounting element 2 in loading rail 1 to various detents and secure it. These detents are marked and positioned at 5-cm intervals along loading rail 1. You can turn mounting eleme ...