Cadillac Escalade: Retained Accessory Power (RAP) - Starting and Operating - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Retained Accessory Power (RAP)

The following vehicle accessories can be used for up to 10 minutes after the engine is turned off:

  • Audio System
  • Power Windows
  • OnStar System (if equipped)
  • Sunroof (if equipped)

These features work when the key is in ON/RUN or ACC/ ACCESSORY. Once the key is turned from ON/RUN to LOCK/OFF, the windows and sunroof continue to work up to 10 minutes until any door is opened. The radio continues to work for up to 10 minutes or until the driver door is opened.

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