Cadillac Escalade: Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash - Child Restraints - Seats and Restraints - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Replacing LATCH System Parts After a Crash

WARNING WARNING

A crash can damage the LATCH system in the vehicle. A damaged LATCH system may not properly secure the child restraint, resulting in serious injury or even death in a crash. To help make sure the LATCH system is working properly after a crash, see your dealer to have the system inspected and any necessary replacements made as soon as possible.

If the vehicle has the LATCH system and it was being used during a crash, new LATCH system parts may be needed.

New parts and repairs may be necessary even if the LATCH system was not being used at the time of the crash.

    Securing a Child Restraint Designed for the LATCH System
    WARNING If a LATCH-type child restraint is not attached to anchors, the child restraint will not be able to protect the child correctly. In a crash, the child could be seriously injured or kill ...

    Securing Child Restraints (Rear Seat Position)
    When securing a child restraint in a rear seating position, study the instructions that came with the child restraint to make sure it is compatible with this vehicle. If the child restraint has the ...

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    Hazard Warning Flashers
    (Hazard Warning Flashers): Press this button located on top of the steering column, to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and off. This warns others that you are having trouble. ...

    Front seats
    Front power seat adjustment Operating tips: ► The power seat motor has an auto-reset overload protection circuit. If the motor stops during operation, wait 30 seconds, then reactivate t ...

    Video Display Screens
    The video display screens are located on the back of each head restraint. Notice: Avoid directly touching the video screen, as damage can occur. See “Cleaning the Video Screens” later in this ...