Cadillac Escalade: Steering in Emergencies - Steering - Driving Information - Driving and Operating - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Steering in Emergencies

  • There are some situations when steering around a problem may be more effective than braking.
  • Holding both sides of the steering wheel allows you to turn 180 degrees without removing a hand.
  • Antilock Brake System (ABS) allows steering while braking.
    Curve Tips
    Take curves at a reasonable speed. Reduce speed before entering a curve. Maintain a reasonable steady speed through the curve Wait until the vehicle is out of the curve before accelerating ge ...

    Off-Road Recovery
    The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips: 1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the ...

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    Air fresheners
    Most air fresheners use a solvent that could affect the vehicle interior. If you use an air freshener, take the following precautions: ► Hanging-type air fresheners can cause permanent d ...

    Waxing
    Regular waxing protects the paint surface and helps retain new vehicle appearance. Polishing is recommended to remove builtup wax residue and to avoid a weathered appearance before reapplying ...

    Automatic anti-glare mirrors
    WARNING   If incident light from headlamps is prevented from striking the sensor in the rear-view mirror, for instance, by luggage piled too high in the vehicle, the mirror's automatic a ...