2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT Owner's Manual

2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT Manual

2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT manual table of contents:

  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2004 Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV Owner Manual Seats and Restraint Systems ...1-1 Front Seats ...1-3 Rear Seats ...1-8 Safety Belts ...1-26 Child Restraints ...1-49 Air Bag Systems ...1-74 Restraint System Check ...1-87 Features and Controls ...2-1 Keys ...2-3 Doors and Locks ...2-8 Windows ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... Box 07130 Detroit, MI 48207 GENERAL MOTORS, GM, the GM Emblem, CADILLAC, the CADILLAC Crest & Wreath and the name ESCALADE/ESCALADE ESV are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was ...
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    Safety Warnings and Symbols You will find a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to tell you about things that could hurt you if you were to ignore the warning. You will also find a circle with a slash through it in this book. This safety symbol means "Don...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    .... When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or in ... topics: Seats and Restraint Systems in Section 1 Features and Controls in Section 2 Instrument Panel Overview in Section 3 Climate Controls in Section 3 Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators in ...
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    These are some examples of symbols you may find on your vehicle: v
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    ✍ NOTES vi
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    Section 1 Seats and Restraint Systems Rear Seat Passengers ...1-42 Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults ... ...1-58 Top Strap ...1-59 Top Strap Anchor Location ...1-61 Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System) ...1-63 Securing a Child Restraint Designed for ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...Checking Your Restraint Systems ...1-87 Replacing Restraint System Parts After a Crash ...1-88 When Should an Air Bag Inflate? ...1-79 What Makes an Air Bag ...an Air Bag Inflates? ...1-80 Passenger Sensing System ...1-82 Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle ...1-86 ...
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    Front Seats Power Seats Horizontal Control: This control adjusts the seat cushion. • Raise or lower the front of the seat by raising or lowering the ... the whole control toward the front or toward the rear of the vehicle. • Lower or raise the entire seat cushion by moving the whole control up ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... lumbar support in an area of the lower seatback. Heated Seats The buttons used to control this feature ... doors. The engine must be running for the heated seat feature to work. To increase support, press... to turn the heated seat off. Indicator lights will glow to designate the level of heat selected...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ...) indicator lights will glow for each setting chosen: three lights for high, two for medium and one for low. J (Entire Seat): Escalade Platinum ESV vehicles will be equipped with this feature. The buttons used to control this feature are located on the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    Reclining Seatbacks Your vehicle's front seatbacks have a recline feature which is described earlier. See Power Seats on page 1-3. {CAUTION: Sitting in a reclined position when your vehicle is in motion can be dangerous. Even if you buckle up, your safety belts can't do their job when you're ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    Head Restraints Pull straight up on the head restraint to raise it and push it down to lower it. The front head restraints can also be tilted forward in addition to being slid up or down. To tilt either of the front head restraints do the following: Pull the head restraint toward you until you hear...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...Operation Entering or Exiting the Third Row Seats Escalade: To enter or exit the third row seat ... the second row seat down following the instructions later in this section. See "Folding the Seatback"... on the seat to make sure it is locked in place. Escalade ESV: The passenger's side of the second row ...
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    ... until it stops. Heated Seats If your vehicle has this feature, the buttons used to control this feature are located on the back of the center console. The engine must be running for .... Press the button a third time to turn the feature off. An indicator light will glow for each heat setting ...
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    Heated and Cooled Seats Escalade Platinum ESV vehicles will be equipped with this feature. The buttons used ... high, two for medium and one for low. A light in the button will also glow to indicate the seatback ...low and off. Red (for heat) or blue (for cool) indicator lights will glow for each setting ...
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    ... and give you more cargo space. On the Escalade, the rear seatbacks are equipped with rearward folding ... rear of the seat cushion and flip the seat cushion forward. Escalade ESV: On the passenger side ...and/or bringing the front seatback more upright. 3. Escalade: Pull the seatback forward and fold ...
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    Once the seatbacks are folded down, on Escalade ESV models only, the rear seat footwell area will be exposed and ... there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. {CAUTION: 1. Release the panels from the seatbacks by pushing forward on the latches. 2. Then fold the panels back ...
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    To return the seat to the upright position, do the following: 1. On Escalade ESV models, lift the load floor panels and latch them into the seatback. 2. ... seat cushion to make sure the seat is securely in place. 5. On Escalade models, return the head restraints to the upright position. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Unfolding the Seatbacks Tilting the 50/50 Split Bench Seat 1. Fold the seatbacks forward using the instructions listed previously. 2. Unlatch the seat from the floor by pulling up on the lever labeled 2 located on the rear of the seat. {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward...
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    Returning the Seat(s) to an Upright Position 2. While still holding the lever 3 toward you, grasp the top of the seat and pull it toward you slightly. 3. Let go of lever 3 and pull the seat completely down. 4. Push down on the seat firmly. Try pulling it up to be sure it is locked into place. 5. ...
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    2. Fold the seatback forward onto the seat cushion by using the lever labeled 1. The seat cannot be removed unless the seatback is folded. 4. Squeeze the release handle while pulling the seat out. 3. To unlatch the rear of the seat from the floor, pull up on the release lever labeled 2 at the ...
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    Replacing the 50/50 Split Bench Seat {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. A safety belt that is improperly routed, not ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    2. Once the latches are engaged, let the seat drop into place. Release the lever labeled 1 and pull the seatback up using the assist strap on the outboard side of the seat to return it to its upright position. Folding the Seatback {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. 1. Fold the seatbacks forward using the instructions listed previously. 2. Unlatch the seat from the floor by pulling up on the lever labeled 2 located on the rear of the seat. 2. Push ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...upright position, do the following: 1. Pull the lever on the support rod bracket until it unlatches from the seat ...and damage to your vehicle. Always be sure the support rod is properly engaged when the third row.... 4. While holding the seat forward, pull the support rod out from the retainer clips and...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...on the release lever labeled 2 at the rear of the seat and lift the rear of the seat up from the floor. 4. Pull on the release strap located in the lower middle of the seat to unlatch the seat from the floor and pull the seat out. Use one hand to pull the release strap and the other on the handle...
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    Replacing the Bench Seat {CAUTION: {CAUTION: If the seatback isn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. A safety belt that is improperly routed, not properly ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...up and fold it forward. Reclining the Seatbacks To recline the seatback, do the following: 1. Pull up the lever located under the seat cushion. Escalade lever shown, Escalade ESV lever similar. 2. Release the lever to lock the seatback where you want it. Pull the lever again without pushing on the...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... upward and pull the seatback up and fold it down until it is flat. Escalade lever shown, Escalade ESV lever similar. On the Escalade ESV models, ...rst remove the headrest and store it on the top of the seat cushion as shown next. Escalade ESV Only Pull the headrest out from the seatback and slide ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    Once the seatbacks are folded down, on Escalade ESV models only, the rear seat footwell ... all the way. On Escalade ESV models, move the headrest to the seatback. 3. Lower the seat cushion ... to make sure the seat is securely in place. 5. On Escalade models, return the headrests to the upright position....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    Safety Belts {CAUTION: Safety Belts: They Are for Everyone This part of the manual tells you how to use safety belts properly. It also tells you some things you should not do with safety belts. It is extremely dangerous to ride in...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. See Safety Belt Reminder Light on page 3-33. Why Safety Belts Work When you ride in or on ... badly hurt or killed. After more than 30 years of safety belts in vehicles, the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter...a lot! Take the simplest ...
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    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. 1-28
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    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield... or the instrument panel... 1-29
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... vehicles today and will be in most of them in the future. But they are supplemental systems only; so they work with safety belts - not instead of them. Every air bag system ever offered for sale has required the use of safety belts. Even if you're in a vehicle that has air ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... home, why should I wear safety belts? How to Wear Safety Belts Properly This part is only for people of adult size. Be aware that there are special things to ... for everyone's protection. First, you'll want to know which restraint systems your vehicle has. We'll start with the driver position. A: ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Driver Position This part describes the driver's restraint system. Lap-Shoulder Belt The driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here's how to wear it properly. 1. Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat so you can sit up straight. To see how, see "Seats" in the Index. 3. Pick...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder belt. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just touching .... The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Q: What's wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    Q: What's wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like this. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. This could cause serious internal injuries. Always buckle your belt ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    Q: What's wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrest like this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slide under the belt. The belt force would then be applied at the abdomen, not at the pelvic bones, and that could cause serious or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    Q: What's wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move too far forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force to the ribs, which aren't as strong ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    Q: What's wrong with this? {CAUTION: You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full width of the belt to spread impact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...the mother. When a safety belt is worn properly, it's more likely that the fetus won't be hurt in a crash. For pregnant women, as for anyone, the key to making safety belts effective is wearing them properly. Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy Safety belts work for everyone, including pregnant women....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...'s safety belt-except for one thing. If you ever pull the shoulder portion of the belt out all the way, you will engage the child restraint locking feature which may turn off the passenger's frontal air bag. If this happens unintentionally, just let the belt go back all the way and start again. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... it along the belt. To make the belt shorter, pull its free end as shown until the belt is snug. Buckle, position and release it the same way as the lap part of a lap-shoulder belt. If the belt is not long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-48. Make sure the release button on the buckle is ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    Rear Seat Passengers It is very important for rear seat passengers to buckle up! Accident statistics show that unbelted people in the rear seat are hurt more often in crashes than those who are wearing safety belts. Rear passengers who are not safety belted can be thrown out of the vehicle in a ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...long enough, see Safety Belt Extender on page 1-48. Make sure the release button on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder part. 1-43
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. The lap part of the belt should be worn low and snug on the hips, just ... The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts of the body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... Guides for Children and Small Adults Rear shoulder belt comfort guides will provide added safety belt comfort for older children who have ... booster seats and for small adults. When installed on a shoulder belt, the comfort guide better positions the belt away from the neck and head. To unlatch the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... guide from its storage clip on the side of the seatback. Second Row Seat 1. For the second row, remove the guide from its storage clip on the trim panel near the side of the seatback or front the side of the center seat. 1-46
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    2. Place the guide over the belt and insert the two edges of the belt into the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure that the belt is not twisted and it lies flat. The guide must be on top of the belt. Second Row Seat 1-47
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    ... belt. Third Row Seat 4. Buckle, position and release the safety belt as described in Rear Seat Passengers on page 1-42. Make sure that the shoulder belt crosses the shoulder. To remove and store the comfort guides, squeeze the belt edges together so that you can take them out of the guides. 1-48
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    Child Restraints Older Children Q: A: What is the proper way to wear safety belts? If possible, an older child should wear a lap-shoulder belt and get the additional restraint a shoulder belt can provide. The shoulder belt should not cross the face or neck. The lap belt should fit snugly below ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... still is on the child's shoulder, so that in a crash the child's upper body would have the restraint that belts provide. See Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults on page 1-45. If the child is so small that the shoulder belt is still very close to the child's face or neck, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... in a seat that has a lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is CAUTION: (Continued) Everyone in a vehicle needs protection! This includes infants ... of the traveler changes the need, for everyone, to use safety restraints. In fact, the law in every state in the United States and in every Canadian ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    {CAUTION: People should never hold a baby in their arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh much -- until a crash. During a crash a baby will become so heavy it is not possible to holdit. For example, in a crash at only 25 mph (40 km/h), a 12-lb. (5.5 kg) baby will suddenly become a 240...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... protection for adults and older children, but not for young children and infants. Neither the vehicle's safety belt system nor its air bag system is designed for them. Young children and infants need the protection that a child restraint system can provide. 1-53
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ..., so the crash forces can be distributed across the strongest part of an infant's body, the back and shoulders. Infants always should ... it meets federal motor vehicle safety standards. The restraint manufacturer's instructions that come with the restraint state the weight and height limitations for a...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Child Restraint Systems {CAUTION: The body structure of a young child is quite unlike that of an adult or older child, for whom ... bed (A), a special bed made for use in a motor vehicle, is an infant restraint system designed to restrain or position a child on a continuous flat surface. Make sure ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    A rear-facing infant seat (B) provides restraint with the seating surface against the back of the infant. The harness system holds the infant in place and, in a crash, acts to keep the infant positioned in the restraint. A forward-facing child seat (C-E) provides restraint for the child's body with...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... children. A built-in child restraint system is a permanent part of the motor vehicle. An add-on child ... to be secured within the restraint. The vehicle's belt system secures the add-on child restraint in the vehicle,... together at the crotch. The five-point harness system has two shoulder straps, two...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...securing an add-on child restraint, refer to the instructions that come with the restraint which may be on the restraint itself or in a booklet, or both, and to this manual. The child restraint instructions are important, so if they are not available, obtain a...
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    ...ating air bag. Even though the passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the passenger's frontal air ... detects a rear-facing child restraint, no system is fail-safe, and no one can ... always to be anchored. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for your child restraint. If yours requires ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... the top strap anchored, you will be ready to secure the child restraint itself. Tighten the top strap when and as the child restraint manufacturer's instructions say. In Canada, the law requires that forward-facing child restraints have a top strap, and that the strap be anchored. In the United ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    Top Strap Anchor Location Escalade ESV: A child restraint with a top strap should only be ... seat because there's no place to anchor the top strap. Escalade ESV Third Row Bench Seat An anchor ... center seating position in the third row on bench seats. Escalade ESV Second Row Seat (Bucket Seats Similar)...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Escalade: A child restraint with a top strap should only be used in the second row or third row. Don't use a child restraint with a top strap ... second row and in the outboard passenger position in the third row for 50/50 split seats. Escalade Third Row 50/50 Split Seat Escalade Second Row Seat 1-62
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System) This system, designed to make installation of child restraints easier, does not...to secure a top tether strap (C). Your vehicle has the LATCH system. You will find anchors (A) in the center and right side passenger second ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... use the vehicle's safety belts to secure the restraint, following the instructions that came with that restraint, and also the instructions in this manual. In order to use the LATCH system in your vehicle, you need a child restraint designed for ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...on the child restraint to the LATCH anchorages in the vehicle. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. If the child restraint is forward-facing... or local law requires that the top strap be anchored or if the instructions that come with the child restraint say that the top strap must be...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... belt to secure the child restraint in this position. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child ... vehicle's safety belt through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 3. Buckle the belt. Make sure the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. If your child restraint is equipped with the LATCH system, see Lower Anchorages and Top Tethers for Children (LATCH System) on page 1-63. See Top Strap on page 1-59 if the child restraint...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... way as the safety belt in the rear outside seat positions. For instructions on how to secure a child restraint using a lap-shoulder belt see Securing a... in the center seat position in the third row. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly if you ever had to. 5. To tighten the belt, pull its free end while you push down on the child restraint. If you are using a forward-facing child restraint, you may find it ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...¬‚ating air bag. Even though the passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the passenger's frontal air ...system detects a rear-facing child restraint, no system is fail-safe, and no one can ... vehicle may have the passenger sensing system. The passenger sensing system is designed to turn off the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child ...passenger air bag status indicator should light and stay lit when you turn ... through or around the restraint. The child restraint instructions will show you how. 4. Buckle the belt. Make ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    5. Pull the rest of the shoulder belt all the way out of the retractor to set the lock. 6. To tighten the belt, push down on the child restraint, pull the shoulder portion of the belt to tighten the lap portion of the belt and feed the shoulder belt back into the retractor. If you are using a ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... to be sure it is secure. 8. If your vehicle has the passenger sensing system and the air bag is off, the off indicator will be lit and stay lit in the inside rearview mirror when the key is turned to RUN or START. If a child restraint has been installed and the on ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    Air Bag Systems This part explains the frontal and side impact air bag systems. Your vehicle has four air bags - a frontal air bag.... Here are the most important things to know about the air bag systems: CAUTION: (Continued) hitting things inside the vehicle or being ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... for them. Young children and infants need the protection that a child restraint system can provide. Always secure children properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Older Children" or "Infants and Young Children." 1-75
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    There is a air bag readiness light on the instrument panel cluster, which shows the air bag symbol. Where Are the Air Bags? The system checks the air bag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See Air Bag ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    The right front passernger's frontal air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. The driver's side impact air bag is in the side of the driver's seatback closest to the door. 1-77
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    {CAUTION: If something is between an occupant and an air bag, the bag might not inflate properly or it might force the object into that person causing severe injury or even death. The path of an inflating air bag must be kept clear. Don't put anything between an occupant and an air bag, and don't...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... only if the impact speed is above the system's designed "threshold level." In addition, your ... simply because of the damage to a vehicle or because of what the repair costs were. For frontal air bags,... with special sensors which enable the sensing system to monitor the position of both the driver and...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...modules are located inside the steering wheel and instrument panel. For side impact air bags,...hub for the driver's frontal air bag and the instrument panel for the right front passenger's frontal ... occupants can contact the steering wheel or the instrument panel. In moderate to severe side collisions,...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...bag module in the steering wheel, both the air bag module and the instrument panel for the right front passenger's air bag, or both the air...in another crash. A new system will include air bag modules and possibly other parts. The service manual for your vehicle covers the need to replace other parts.
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... conditions. The driver's air bag and the side air bags are not part of the passenger sensing system. The passenger sensing system works with sensors that are part of the right front passenger's seat and safety belt. The sensors are designed to detect the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...a child who has outgrown child restraints • or if there is a critical problem with the air bag system or the passenger sensing system. When the passenger sensing system has turned off the passenger's frontal air bag, the off indicator will light and stay lit to remind you that the air bag ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... person of adult size is sitting properly in the right front passenger's seat. When the passenger sensing system has allowed the air bag to be enabled, the on indicator will light and stay lit to remind you that the air bag is active. For some ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    {CAUTION: If the air bag readiness light in the instrument panel cluster ever comes on and stays on, it means that something may be wrong with the air bag system. If this ever happens, have the vehicle serviced promptly, because an adult-size person sitting in...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ...ate while someone is working on your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing your vehicle and the air bag system. To purchase a service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-11. Adding Equipment ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...Checking Your Restraint Systems Now and then, make sure the safety belt reminder light and ... any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that... Assistance are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfaction Procedure in this manual. See Customer Satisfaction Procedure on page 7-2....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...do you need new belts or LATCH system parts? After a very minor collision,..., then you need new parts. If the LATCH system was being used during a more ..., you may need new LATCH system parts. If belts are cut or damaged... will need to have LATCH system, safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New...
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    ... ...2-22 All-Wheel Drive ...2-24 Parking Brake ...2-25 Shifting Into Park (P) ...2-26 Shifting ...of Park (P) ...2-28 Parking Over Things That Burn ...2-29 Engine Exhaust ...2-29 Running Your Engine ...Ignition Positions ...2-18 Starting Your Engine ...2-19 Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal ...2-20 2-1
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    Section 2 Features and Controls Rear Seat Armrest ...2-44 Convenience Net ...2-44 Cargo Cover ...2-45 Sunroof ...2-46 Vehicle Personalization ...2-47 Memory Seat ...2-47 Storage Areas ...2-42 Glove Box ...2-42 Cupholder(s) ...2-42 Center Console Storage Area ...2-43 Luggage Carrier ...2-43 Rear ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Keys {CAUTION: Leaving children in a vehicle with the ignition key is dangerous for many reasons. They could operate the power windows or other controls or ... make the vehicle move. The children or others could be badly injured or even killed. Do not leave the keys in a vehicle with children. 2-3
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... device. If you ever lose your keys, your dealer will be able to assist you with obtaining replacements. In an emergency contact Cadillac Roadside Service . See Roadside Service on page 7-6 for more information. If you ever lock your keys in your vehicle, you may be ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...Unlock): Pressing this button once will unlock the driver's door. The interior lamps will come on. Pressing unlock again within three... under Remote Keyless Entry System Operation on page 2-5. • If you are still having trouble, see your dealer or a qualified technician for service. You can choose...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    Q (Lock): Pressing this button once will lock all of the doors. Pressing the button again within three seconds may cause the horn to chirp for lock confirmation. You can choose different feedback options for each press of the lock button, such as having the vehicle's perimeter lamps flash and/or...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... may be necessary due to the security method used by this system. The transmitter does not send the same signal...do not cycle, see your dealer for service. 1. Insert a thin object, such as a coin,...slot between the covers of the transmitter housing near the key ring hole. Remove the bottom by twisting ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...To unlock the door from the outside, use the keyless entry system or the key. To unlock the door from the inside, slide the manual lever forward. To lock the door, slide the manual lever rearward. {CAUTION: Unlocked doors can be dangerous. • Passengers - ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... hear three chimes to signal that the delayed locking feature is in use. Pressing the power lock switch or...entry transmitter twice will override the delayed locking feature and immediately lock all the doors..... Press the lock symbol twice to override this feature and lock all of the doors immediately....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... Your vehicle is equipped with an automatic lock/unlock feature which enables you to program your vehicle's... Mode 3: No automatic door locking. The following instructions tell you how to change the automatic door lock ... hold it there while you perform the next step. 2. Turn the key to RUN then back to...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... 3: All doors unlock when the key is removed from the ignition. Mode 4: No automatic door unlock. The following instructions tell you how to change the automatic door unlock mode. ... you and hold it there while you perform the next step. 2. Turn the key to RUN and LOCK twice. Then,...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    Rear Door Security Locks With this feature, you can lock the rear doors so they can't be opened from the inside by passengers. This feature is located on the inside edge of the rear doors. ... lock switch is pressed when a door is open and the key is in the ignition, all of the doors will lock and ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... See Climate Control System in the Index. CAUTION: (Continued) • If you have air outlets on or under the instrument panel, open them all the way. See Engine Exhaust on page 2-29. To unlock the liftgate and liftgate glass from the outside ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    Windows {CAUTION: Leaving children, helpless adults, or pets in a vehicle with the windows closed is dangerous. They can be overcome by the extreme heat and suffer permanent injuries or even death from heat stroke. Never leave a child, a helpless adult, or a pet alone in a vehicle, especially with...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    .... Press the top of the window switch down fully to activate the feature. Lightly tap the switch to open the window slightly. The express-... to prevent passengers from operating the power windows from their switches. A light in the lockout switch will come on to show that the switch has been activated....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...-Deterrent Your vehicle is equipped with a content theft-deterrent alarm system. With this system, the security light in the instrument panel cluster will flash as you open the door if your ignition is off. • If you don't want to activate ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... wait for the security light to go out. 4. Then reach in through the window, unlock the door with the manual ... seconds after the key is turned to RUN. If the engine stalls and the security light flashes, ...tries, the vehicle needs service. If the engine is running and the security light comes on, you ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...(322 km) or so. During this time your new brake linings are not yet broken in. Hard stops with...-in guideline every time you get new brake linings. • Do not tow a trailer during break... locks your ignition and transmission. It's a theft-deterrent feature. You will only be able to remove your key when...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... your foot off the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition key to START. When the engine starts, let go of the ... will go down as your engine gets warm. Notice: Holding your key in START for longer than 15... the way to the floor, while you hold the ignition key in START. When the engine starts, let go of ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    .... If you do not, your engine might not perform properly. Adjustable Throttle and Brake Pedal If your vehicle has this feature, you can change the position of the throttle and brake pedals. This feature is designed for shorter drivers, since the pedals cannot move ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...can help. You'll get easier starting and better fuel economy during engine warm-up. 3. Plug it into a normal, ... sure to unplug and store the cord as it was before to keep it away from moving engine parts. If you don't, it could be damaged. How long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in? The ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    Automatic Transmission Operation Your vehicle has an electronic shift position indicator within the instrument panel cluster. There are several different positions for your shift lever. PARK (P): This position locks your drive wheels. It's the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...more power for passing, and you're: If you manually select SECOND (2) the transmission will drive in second gear. You may use this feature for reducing the...stuck, do not spin the tires. When stopping on a hill, use the brakes to hold the vehicle in place. On cold days, approximately 32°F...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... lever. You can use this feature to assist when towing or hauling a heavy load. See "Tow/... also interacts with the Road Sensing Suspension (RSS) feature to enhance the ride when trailering or with a loaded vehicle.... Drive If your vehicle is equipped with this feature, engine power is sent to all four ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... to release the parking brake. If the ignition is on when the parking brake is released, the brake system warning light will go off. Notice: Driving with the...wear or damage to brake system parts. Verify that the parking brake is fully released and the brake warning light is off before driving. If you...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the vehicle can move suddenly. You or ...a trailer, see Towing a Trailer on page 4-53. 1. Hold the brake pedal down with your right foot and set ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. And, if you leave the vehicle with the engine running, it could overheat and ... you have to leave your vehicle with the engine running, be sure your vehicle is in PARK (P) and the parking brake is firmly set before you leave it. After you ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...shift lock control system. You have to fully apply your regular brakes before... up into PARK (P) as you maintain brake application. Then, move the shift lever... want. If you ever hold the brake pedal down but still can... is no shift interlock in this key position. 2. Apply and hold the brake until the end...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Parking Over Things That Burn Engine Exhaust {CAUTION: Engine exhaust can kill. It contains the ... were not done correctly. • Your vehicle or exhaust system had been modified improperly. ...: Things that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Do not park over papers, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...if the shift lever is not fully in PARK (P) with the parking brake firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. ... fairly level ground, always set your parking brake and move the shift lever to PARK (P). .... {CAUTION: Idling the engine with the climate control system off could allow dangerous exhaust into your ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... Compass and Temperature Display Your vehicle may have this feature. When on, an automatic dimming mirror automatically dims to the proper level to minimize glare from lights behind you after dark. Temperature and Compass Display Press the on/off ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... automatic dimming mirror, do the following: 1. Make sure the green indicator light, located to the left of the on/off button, is lit. If it's not,...hold the on/off button for approximately six seconds until the green light comes on, indicating that the mirror is in automatic dimming mode. 2. Turn off...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the mirror glass, just above the buttons. If your vehicle has this feature, the mirror will display the word ON, or an air bag symbol in Canada, when the passenger air bag is enabled. For more information, see Passenger Sensing System on page 1-82. Move the upper selector switch to the left or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... once the mirrors are unfolded. If the mirrors are accidentally folded/unfolded manually, they may shake or flutter at normal driving speeds and may ...need to reset the power folding mirrors if: • They are accidently manually folded/unfolded. • The mirrors will not stay in the unfolded position....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Outside Heated Mirrors Your vehicle may have this feature. This button is located on the climate control panel. Outside Automatic Dimming Mirror with Curb.... Your vehicle's mirrors will also be capable of performing the curb view assist mirror function. This feature will cause the passenger's and/or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    OnStar® System OnStar® Services One of the following plans is normally included for a specific duration ...security, information and convenience services. A complete OnStar® user's guide and the terms and... Safe and Sound Plan services • Route Support • RideAssist • Information and Convenience...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... Plan • All Directions and Connections Plan services • Personal Concierge OnStar® Steering Wheel ...OnStar® Personal Calling, refer to the OnStar® owner's guide in your vehicle's glove box, or call ... your eyes on the road. See the OnStar® manual provided with your vehicle for more information....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... device. Changes and modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to ... door openers, entry door locks, security systems and home lighting. Additional HomeLink® information can be found on the internet at www.homelink.com or by calling 1-800-355-...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...(3 to 8 cm) away from the HomeLink® buttons while keeping the indicator light in view. 3. Simultaneously press and hold both the desired button ... in "Gate Operator and Canadian Programming" later in this section. 4. The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then rapidly after HomeLink® ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...7. Firmly press and release the "Learn" or "Smart" button. The name and color of the button may vary by manufacturer. You will have 30 seconds ...until the frequency signal has been successfully accepted by HomeLink®. The indicator light will flash slowly at first and then rapidly. Proceed with Step...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... the appropriate HomeLink® button for at least half of a second. The indicator light will come on while the signal is being transmitted. Reprogramming a Single HomeLink... the two outside buttons for about 20 seconds until the indicator light begins to flash. 2. Continue to hold both buttons until ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    .... Heated and Cooled Front Cupholders If your vehicle is equipped with this feature, both front cupholders will be capable of heating or cooling a beverage...the top (red dot) of the switch to warm the cupholder or press the bottom (blue dot) of the switch to cool the cupholder. Press the switch again ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...top of your vehicle if it has this feature. If your vehicle is the Escalade ESV Platinum version, it is not equipped with crossrails and you can ... to fasten it securely. • Tie the load to the crossrails or the siderail supports. Use the crossrails only to keep the load from sliding...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... Tie the load to the crossrails and the siderails or siderail supports. Do not tie the load so ... (46 to 58 cm) rearward of the front supports. • After moving a crossrail, be sure it is securely ... area of the vehicle in the driver's side trim panel. To open the compartment on standard models, press ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...and hold it next to the passenger's side trim panel slot. 4. Push the button on top of the passenger's...allow the cover to extend into the trim slot. 5. Lightly pull on the cover holder to make sure ... the retaining sockets on the cargo area trim panels. To return the cover to the retracted position, do...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...located in the front overhead console to express-open the glass panel and sunshade. To close the glass ... at the obstruction. After the obstruction is removed, the glass panel can be closed or opened. Use care ... side of the sunroof button until the glass panel moves to a fully closed position. Release,...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ..., and side wing area), throttle and brake pedals, both of the outside mirrors, and the ...recall memory settings for the driver's seat, throttle and brake pedals, both the driver's and passenger's ...your vehicle, the preset driver's seat, throttle and brake pedal, mirror positions, radio station presets ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    The seat, throttle and brake pedals and mirror positions can also be recalled when placing the key in the ignition if programmed to do so through the Driver Information Center (DIC). See DIC Operation and Displays on page 3-47. To stop recall movement of the memory seat feature at ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    Section 3 Instrument Panel Brake System Warning Light ...3-37 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-38 Low ...30 Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators ...3-31 Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators ...3-31 Instrument Panel Cluster ...3-32 Speedometer and Odometer ...3-33 Tachometer ...3-33 Safety ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    Section 3 Instrument Panel Cleaning the Video Screen ...3-98 Diversity Antenna System ...3-99 XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System (48 Contiguous US States) ...3-99 Chime Level Adjustment ...3-99 Radio Reception ...3-96 Care of Your Cassette Tape Player ...3-97 Care of Your ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ✍ NOTES 3-3
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    Instrument Panel Overview 3-4
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    The main components of your instrument panel are the following: A. Air Outlets. See Outlet Adjustment on page 3-27. B.... Buttons. See OnStar® System on page 2-36 and Audio Steering Wheel Controls on page 3-95. E. Instrument Panel Cluster. See Instrument Panel Cluster on page 3-32. F. Shift Lever/Tow/...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... hazard warning flashers work no matter what position your key is in, and even if the key isn't in. Press the button to make the front and rear turn signal lamps ... also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn ...they won't flash if you're braking. Other Warning Devices If you ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    Horn To sound the horn, press the center pad on the steering wheel. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever Tilt Wheel The tilt steering wheel allows you to adjust the steering wheel before you drive. You can raise it to the highest level to give your legs more room when you enter and exit the vehicle. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... lever will return by itself when you release it. An arrow on the instrument panel cluster will flash in the direction of the turn or lane change. Turn ... you. Then release it. When the high beams are on, this indicator light on the instrument panel cluster will also be on. As you signal a turn or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... headlamps will turn on. They'll stay on as long as you hold the lever toward you. The high-beam indicator on the instrument panel cluster will come on. Release the lever to return to normal operation. 1 (High Speed): For high-speed wiping, turn the band further, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    Rear Window Washer/Wiper This knob is located on the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. Cruise Control 9(Off): This position turns the system off. To turn the ...below about 25 mph (40 km/h). If you apply your brakes, the cruise control will shut off. 3-10
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... in the set button at the end of the lever and release it. 4. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. The cruise symbol on the instrument panel will illuminate when the cruise control is engaged. Setting Cruise Control {CAUTION: If you leave your ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...at a desired speed and then you apply the brake. This, of course, disengages the cruise control. But you don... going faster until you release the switch or apply the brake. So unless you want to go faster, ... the button at the end of the lever until you reach the lower speed you want, then release it. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... going downhill, you may have to brake or shift to a lower gear to keep your speed down. ... ways to turn off the cruise control: Step lightly on the brake pedal, move the cruise control ... turn off. The control on the driver's side of your instrument panel operates the exterior lamps. The exterior ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... marker lamps and the instrument panel lights. The radio lights will also be dim. To turn ... has a light sensor located on the top of the instrument panel. Be sure it is not covered, or the system ... Taillamps License Plate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights 2(Headlamps): Turn the control to this position ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... will take approximately one minute for the automatic headlamp system to change to DRL if it is light outside. During that delay, your instrument panel cluster may not be as bright as usual. Make sure your instrument panel brightness control is ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ...on. Remember, fog lamps alone will not give off as much light as your headlamps. Never use your fog lamps in the ... turning on the headlamps. The thumbwheel for this feature is located next to the exterior lamps control. D (Instrument Panel Lights): Turn the thumbwheel, located next to the exterior ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    .... In this position, the dome lamps will remain on whether a door is opened or closed. Exit Lighting With exit lighting, the interior lamps will come on when you remove the key from the ignition. The lamps will not come on if the dome override ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...the button located next to the lamp. The lamps are fixed and cannot be adjusted. Battery Run-Down Protection This feature shuts off lights such as the dome and reading lights if they are left on for more than 20 minutes when the ignition is in lock. This...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    The URPA display is located inside the vehicle, near the rear window. It has three color-coded lights used to provide distance and system information to the driver. {CAUTION: Even with the Ultrasonic Rear Park Assist system, the driver ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... conditions that may affect system performance include things like the vibrations from a jackhammer or the compression of air brakes on a very large truck. If after cleaning the rear bumper... of your cargo area during your last drive cycle, the light may also flash red. The light ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...keep other components from working as they should. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty....vehicle or adapter fuses. If you experience a problem, see your dealer for additional information..., do the following: 1. Locate the adjustment button to the lower left corner of the clock. 2. Push and...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    .... See "Recirculation" later in this section. Turn the knob counterclockwise or clockwise to lower or increase the cabin temperature. The display will show the ..." later in this section. Turn the knob counterclockwise or clockwise to lower or increase the cabin temperature. The display will show the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... inside air to help quickly cool down your vehicle. The light on the button will illuminate in recirculation. 2. Set the driver's and passenger's ... faster. Be careful not to cover the sensor located on the top of the instrument panel near the windshield. This sensor regulates air temperature based ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ..., the display will go blank after displaying the current status of the system. H (Panel): This setting will deliver air to the instrument panel outlets. Manual Operation You may manually adjust the air delivery mode or fan speed. )(Bi-Level): 6 (...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    Pressing this button also cancels the auto recirculation feature. To resume the auto recirculation function, press ... recirculation while in defrost, defog or floor, the light in the button will flash and then go... to turn off the entire climate control system. Outside air will still enter the vehicle...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...but sunny days while using manual operation of the automatic system, use bi-level ...warm air to the floor and cooler air to the instrument panel outlets. To warm or cool the air ...mode, the system will maximize its performance by using recirculation as necessary. Heating On cold days when using manual...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... button to turn the rear window defogger on or off. An indicator light in the button will come on to let you know that the rear...windshield. Outlet Adjustment Your vehicle has air outlets located in the center and on the side of your instrument panel that allow you to adjust the direction and amount ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ..., such as hood-air deflectors, etc., may affect the performance of the heating and air conditioning system. Check with your dealer before adding.... AUX: Turn the knob, located on the left side of the control panel, to this position to allow the rear seat passengers to have control...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... located on the left side of the control panel, to this position to turn the rear climate control system off. 9(Fan): To adjust the...section for more information on using this feature. °F (°C): To adjust the air temperature, turn the temperature knob on the center of the control panel. For cooler or...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    .... See "Auto Mode" later in this section for more information on using this feature. b (Temperature): Press this button up or down to increase or decrease .... See "Auto Mode" later in this section for more information on using this feature. Climate Controls Personalization You can store and recall the...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... Indicators Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators This part describes the warning lights and gages on your vehicle. The pictures will help you locate ... gages shows there may be a problem, check the section that tells you what to do about it. Please follow this manual's advice. Waiting to ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Instrument Panel Cluster Your instrument panel cluster is designed to let you know at a glance how your vehicle is running. You'll know how fast you're going, about how much fuel you have and many other things you'll need to know to drive safely and ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... Displays on page 3-47. The odometer mileage can be checked without the vehicle running. Simply press the trip stem on the instrument panel cluster. If your vehicle ever needs a new odometer installed, the new one will be set to the correct mileage ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    Air Bag Readiness Light There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows the air bag symbol. The system checks the air bag's electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. The system check ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...Status Indicator - Canada When the ignition key is turned to RUN or START, the passenger air bag status indicator will light ON and OFF, or the symbol for on and off, for several seconds as a system check. Then, after several more seconds, the status indicator will light either ON or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... lights remain on, or if there are no lights at all, there may be a problem with the lights or the passenger sensing system. See your dealer for service. Charging System Light The charging system light will come on briefly when you turn on the ignition, but ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... a possible problem in the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. Brake System Warning Light With the ignition on, the brake system warning light will flash when you set the parking brake. The light will flash if the parking brake doesn't release fully. If...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    If the warning light comes on and a chime sounds there could be a brake problem. Have your brake system inspected ... service. See Towing Your Vehicle on page 4-46. Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light With the anti-lock brake system, this light will come on when you start your engine and may stay on ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... your vehicle needs service. You will also hear a chime sound when the light is on steady. If the regular brake system warning light... brake system warning light is also on you don't have anti-lock brakes and there's a problem with your regular brakes. In addition to both lights, you will also hear a ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... Gage United States Canada United States Canada This gage shows the engine coolant temperature. It also provides an indicator of how hard your ... the 260°F (125°C) mark, it indicates that the cooling system is working beyond its capacity. See Engine Overheating on page 5-25. Your vehicle is ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... to produce a cleaner environment. The Check Engine light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be indicated by the system ... controls may not work as well, your fuel economy may not be as good and your engine may not run as ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... park your vehicle. Turn the key off, wait at least 10 seconds and restart the engine. If the light remains on steady, see... may damage the emission control system on your vehicle. Diagnosis and service may be required. • Light On Steady - An emission control system malfunction has been detected on...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...may go away once the engine is warmed up.) This will be detected by the system and cause the light to turn on.... least one full tank of the proper fuel to turn the light off. If none of the above steps... vehicle will not pass this inspection if the Check Engine light is on or not working properly. Your ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... and have your vehicle serviced. Notice: Lack of proper engine oil maintenance may damage the engine. The repairs would not be covered by your warranty. Always follow the maintenance schedule in this manual for changing engine oil. United States Canada The oil pressure gage ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Security Light This light will come on briefly when you turn the key toward START. The light will stay on until the engine starts. Cruise Control Light The ...® on page 2-17. If the light comes on continuously while driving and stays on, there may be a problem with the Passlock® ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...None of these indicate a problem with the fuel gage. Driver Information Center (DIC) The DIC display is located on the instrument panel cluster above the steering wheel. The DIC can display information such as the trip odometer, fuel economy and personalization...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... information that was last displayed before the engine was turned off. If a problem is detected, a warning message ... current warnings or service messages. Some warnings that cannot be acknowledged (cleared) are: ENGINE OVERHEATED,... range, average fuel economy, instant fuel economy and engine oil life....
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    ...: XX MI while they are displayed by pressing the reset stem on the cluster. If you press and hold the reset stem ... total distance the vehicle has been driven in either miles or kilometers. Pressing the reset stem located on the instrument cluster with the vehicle off will also display the odometer. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...of hours the engine has run. Pressing and holding the reset stem for about 4 seconds on the instrument cluster will also display the hourmeter after the odometer is displayed when the vehicle is off. Fuel ... and the GM Oil Life System. Fuel Range Press the fuel information button until RANGE...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    .... GM Oil Life System Press the fuel information button until ENGINE OIL LIFE appears ... change. To reset the Oil Life System use the fuel button to reach the ENGINE OIL LIFE screen... maintain your vehicle as recommended in the Maintenance Schedule in this manual. Also, the oil change reminder will not ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... default options for the above features were set when your vehicle left the factory. The default ... through the following choices: LOCK DOORS MANUALLY: The doors will not be locked automatically. LOCK... on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. For more information on automatic door locks...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... KEY OUT: All of the doors will unlock when the key is taken out of the ignition. UNLOCK DOORS MANUALLY: The doors will not be unlocked automatically. UNLOCK DRIVER IN PARK... Delayed Locking If your DIC does not have this feature, you can still program the delayed locking feature. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... PERIMETER LIGHTING appears in the display. To select your personalization for perimeter lighting, press the select button while PERIMETER LIGHTING is displayed on... the select button will scroll through the following choices: PERIMETER LIGHTING ON (default): The headlamps and back-up lamps will come ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... button while it is displayed on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. Remote Unlock Feedback Press the personalization button until REMOTE UNLOCK ... four options and press the personalization button while it is displayed on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. 3-54
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... button while it is displayed on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. For more information on tilt mirror in reverse see Outside Automatic Dimming ... seven options and press the personalization button while it is displayed on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. 3-55
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...occur. EASY EXIT SEAT: ON: The driver's seat will move to the exit position when the key is removed from the ignition. Choose one of the two options and press the...while it is displayed on the DIC to select it and move on to the next feature. For more information on seat position exit see Memory Seat ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ..., this button will reset the trip odometers, turn off the FUEL LEVEL LOW message, and toggle through the languages you can select the DIC to display information in. CHANGE ENGINE OIL This message is displayed when the engine oil needs to be changed. See "GM Oil Life System" previously in this ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced. ENGINE COOLANT HOT If the cooling system temperature gets hot, this message ... after 10 seconds until the next ignition cycle. ENGINE OVERHEATED If the engine cooling system reaches unsafe temperatures for operation, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... information. You may also see this message when the vehicle determines a problem with the electronic throttle control. See your dealer for service. SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM If a problem occurs with the brake system, this message will appear on ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... vehicle's fuel cap is not tightened properly this message may appear along with the check engine light on the instrument panel. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp on page 3-41. Reinstall the fuel cap, making sure to fully install the cap. See ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    Notice: If you drive your vehicle while the transmission fluid is overheating and the transmission temperature warning is displayed on the instrument panel cluster and/or DIC, you can damage the transmission. This could lead to costly ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... passenger's seatbelt is unbuckled with the passenger airbag enabled. For more information on the air bag system, see Passenger Sensing System on page 1-82...'s seatbelt is unbuckled with the passenger airbag enabled. For more information on the air bag system, see Passenger Sensing System on page 1-82...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...it from the DIC display. TRACTION SYS LIMITED If the brake traction-control activates constantly or if the brakes have... other slippery spot on the road. When the system activates, you may hear a noise or feel a vibration in the brake pedal. This is normal. When the STABILITY SYS ACTIVE message is on...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...then start the engine again). If the SERVICE STABILITY message still comes on, it means there is a problem. ... your speed and drive accordingly. displayed if the brake system warning light is on. See Brake... Light on page 3-37 Brake System Warning Light. The message could be displayed if the stability ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    .... Added sound equipment may interfere with the operation of your vehicle's engine, radio or other systems, and even damage them. Your vehicle's ... you're getting the most out of the advanced engineering that went into it. Your vehicle has a feature called Retained Accessory Power (RAP). With RAP, you ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... may broadcast incorrect information that will cause the radio features to work improperly. If this happens, contact ... system is equipped with a Radio Data System (RDS). RDS features are available for use only on FM ... song title and artist name. A service fee is required in order to receive the XM™ ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... level of the audio to keep your audio above the noise. To use this feature press the AUTO VOL button until AVOL ON appears on the display. This feature works best at lower volume settings where background noise may be louder then the audio. At high volume settings, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... stations. You can set up to 30 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and six AM, or six XM1 and six XM2 (48 contiguous US states, if equipped), by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2. Press BAND to select FM1, FM2, AM, or XM1 or XM2. 3. Tune in the desired station. 4. Press AUTO EQ to ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    .... AUTO EQ (Automatic Equalization): Press this button to enhance the audio performance for different passengers in the vehicle. The setting last chosen will appear on... will switch to one of the preset settings listed. Your audio system allows you to choose from four different equalization settings: ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...were listening to. SCAN: You can scan the stations within a PTY by performing the following: 1. Turn the P-TYPE knob to activate program type select mode. ...) Station (RDS and XM™) To select and find a desired PTY perform the following: 1. Turn the P-TYPE knob to activate program type select mode. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... alert announcements. ALERT! will not be affected by tests of the emergency broadcast system. This feature is not supported by all RDS stations. INFO (Information): If the current station has a message, the information symbol will appear on ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    If the whole message is not displayed, parts of the message will appear every three seconds. To scroll through ...for the vehicle and must be returned to the dealer for service. LOCKED: This message is displayed when the THEFTLOCK® system has locked up. You must return to the dealer for service. 3-72
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... message should disappear shortly. This channel is not currently in service. Tune to another channel. This previously assigned channel is ... channel audio (after 4 second delay) Channel not in service Channel no longer available CH Off Air CH Unavail No Info Artist Name/Feature not available 3-73
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ...(cont'd) Radio Display Message No Info No Info No Info Not Found XM Locked Condition ... this message after having your vehicle serviced, check with the servicing facility. If you tune to channel... radio ID label. This label is needed to activate your service. If you receive this message when you tune to...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    Playing a Cassette Tape Your tape player is built to work best with tapes that are up to 30 to 45 minutes long on each side. Tapes longer than that are so thin they may not work well in this player. The longer side with the tape visible should face to the right. If the ignition is on, but the radio...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... r: To scan the tape, press and hold either SCAN arrow for more than two seconds until SCAN appears on the display and you hear a beep. Use this feature to listen to 10 seconds of each selection on the current side of the tape. Press either SCAN arrow again, to stop scanning. Your tape must have at ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. Playing a CD Insert a CD partway into... difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur try a known good CD. ... feature on your tape player. To activate the bypass feature, perform the following steps: 1. Turn the ignition on...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... r: To scan the CD, press and hold either SCAN arrow for more than two seconds until SCAN appears on the display and you hear a beep. Use this feature to listen to 10 seconds of each track of the CD. Press either SCAN arrow again, to stop scanning. DISPL (Display): Press this knob to see how long ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. Z (Eject): Press this button to stop a CD when... BAND button to select a different source. When the RSE system is turned off, the DVD symbol will go ...try again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    Navigation/Radio System Rear Seat Entertainment System Your vehicle may have the optional ..., and emergency alert communications. For information on how to use this system, see the "Navigation System" manual. 3-80 The DVD player is located in the overhead console. The DVD player can be controlled by ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...seat passengers use XM™ Satellite Radio Service (48 contiguous US states, if ... this button to turn the RSE system on or off. The power indicator light will illuminate when the power is on. X (Eject):... the DVD player and an auxiliary source. n, q, p, o (Menu Navigation Arrows): Use the arrow buttons...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... or previews. Some DVDs will begin playing after the previews have finished. If the DVD does not begin to play the main title, refer to the on-screen instructions, as the DVD may be displaying its main title menu. Ejecting a Disc Press the eject button on the DVD player to eject the disc. If a ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... video screen will display Parental Control ON and the power indicator light on the DVD player will flash. It will also disable all other button operations ...the desired button. Direct sunlight or very bright light may affect the ability of the entertainment system to receive signals from the remote ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...Control Buttons z (Set-up Menu): Press this button to adjust the color, tint, brightness, contrast, and display mode (normal, full... button may not work when the DVD is playing the copyright information or the previews. n, q, p, o (Menu Navigation Arrows): Use the arrow buttons to navigate through ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... menu. This button will operate only when a DVD is being played and a menu is active. This button changes camera angles on DVDs that have this feature when a DVD is playing. The format and content of this function is dependent on the disc. | (Camera Angle): }10: Press the button, to select ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... Each set of headphones has an ON/OFF control. An indicator light will illuminate on the headphones when they are on. If the light does not illuminate, the batteries may need to be replaced. See "Battery Replacement" ... seat passengers use XM™ Satellite Radio Service (48 contiguous US states, if ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ...place. To use the auxiliary inputs on the RSE system, connect an external auxiliary device to the color-coded RCA jacks and turn both the auxiliary device... input right and left stereo audio. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for proper connection of your auxiliary device. 3-87
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... more information. 3-88 Problem No power. Disc will not play. The picture does not ... activated. (The power indicator light will flash if parental control is active.) The system might be off. .... (The power indicator light will flash if parental control is active.) The system might be in auxiliary ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    Problem In auxiliary mode, the picture moves or scrolls. The language in the audio or on the screen is wrong. The remote control does not work. ... control button has not been activated. (The power indicator light will flash if parental control is active.) Problem After stopping the player, I push ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    Problem Sometimes the wireless headphone audio cuts out or buzzes. I lost the remote and/or the headphones. The DVD is playing, but there is no picture or sound. The audio/video skips or jumps. What ...another audio source. Rear Seat Audio (RSA) This feature allows rear seat passengers to listen to ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... button to select a disc. 3-91 The following functions are controlled by the RSA system buttons: Press this button to turn the rear seat audio system on or ... power is turned on unless your vehicle is equipped with the Bose® audio system. You may operate the rear seat audio functions even when the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... pressing the desired numbered button with the amber blinking light. If a button is not pressed within ... or ejected into or from any position. A green light on each numbered button indicates a CD ... by pressing a button with a green flashing indicator light or wait 20 seconds for the changer to time ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... be displayed. There are two ways to play a CD. Perform one of the following: • With the radio on, press the desired numbered button with a green indicator light on the CD changer. • Press the TAPE CD button on the radio. The CD changer will go to...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    .... If so, wait about an hour and try again. • There may have been a problem while burning the CD. • The label may be caught in the CD player. • The CD ..., contact your dealer. If your radio displays an error message, write it down and provide it to your dealer when reporting the problem. 3-94
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...has OnStar®, you can press this button to interact with the OnStar® system. See the OnStar® manual provided with your vehicle for more information. If your vehicle does not have OnStar®, pressing this button will mute the audio system. g (OnStar/Voice Recognition): 3-95
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...IR headphones when operating cellular phones, scanners, CB radios, Global Positioning Systems (GPS)*, two-way radios, mobile fax, or walkie talkies. ... when operating one of these devices in or near the vehicle. * Excludes the OnStar® System. Q SOURCE R: Press this button to select FM1, FM2, AM, or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    XM™ Satellite Radio Service (48 Contiguous US States) XM™ Satellite Radio gives you... cassette may eject, because the cut tape detection feature on your radio may recognize it as a broken tape, ... cassette has been ejected, the cut tape detection feature is active again. Care of Your Cassette Tape ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... subject to wear and the sound quality may degrade over time. Always make sure the cassette tape is in good condition before you have your tape player serviced. Care of Your CD Changer The use of CD lens cleaner discs is not advised, due to the risk of contaminating the lens of the CD optics with ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... of snow and ice build up for clear radio reception. The performance of your XM™ system may be affected if your sunroof is open. Loading items onto the roof of your vehicle can interfere with the performance of your XM™ system. Make sure that the XM™ satellite antenna is not ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ✍ NOTES 3-100
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle ...4-2 Defensive Driving ...4-2 Drunken Driving ...4-2 Control of a Vehicle ...4-5 Braking ...4-6 Road Sensing Suspension ...4-9 Stabilitrak® System ...4-9 Steering ...4-12 Off-Road Recovery ...4-14 Passing ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... distance. It is the best defensive driving maneuver, in both city and rural driving. You never know when the vehicle in front of you is going to brake or turn suddenly. Defensive driving requires that a driver concentrate on the driving task. Anything that distracts from the driving task - such as ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...obvious way to eliminate the leading highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and ...and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of someone ... who consumes food just before or during drinking will have a somewhat lower BAC level...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    There is a gender difference, too. Women generally have a lower relative percentage of body water than men. Since alcohol is carried in ... the legal limit at 0.08 percent. In some other countries, the limit is even lower. For example, it is 0.05 percent in both France and Germany. The BAC limit for ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... not been drinking. Control of a Vehicle You have three systems that make your vehicle go where you want it to go. They are the brakes, the steering and the accelerator. All three systems have to do their work at the places where the tires meet...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    .... First, you have to decide to push on the brake pedal. That is perception time. Then you ... keeping pace with traffic. This is a mistake. Your brakes may not have time to cool... and longer brake life. If your engine ever stops while you.... If your engine stops, you will still have some power brake assist...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... going on. This is normal. If there is a problem with the anti-lock brake system, this warning light will stay on. See Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ... a Dynamic Rear Proportioning (DRP) system. If there is a DRP problem, both the brake and ABS warning lights will come on accompanied by a 10-second ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...anti-lock system can change the brake pressure faster than any driver... need to get your foot up to the brake pedal or always decrease stopping distance... will not have time to apply your brakes if that vehicle suddenly slows or stops... work for you. You may feel the brakes vibrate, or you may notice some...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... page 4-53. Stabilitrak® System Your vehicle is equipped with Stabilitrak®, which combines antilock brake, traction and stability control systems and helps the driver ...begin to drive away, the system performs several diagnostic checks to insure there are no problems. You may hear...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ...® and part of the traction control system can be turned off or back on by pressing the Stabilitrak® button located on the instrument panel. When the Stabilitrak® system has been turned off you may still hear system noises as a result of the brake-traction control coming ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... page 3-46. Notice: If the traction off light comes on due to heavy braking and/or because the traction control system has been continuously active...excessively while the traction off, ABS and brake warning lights and the SERVICE STABILITY MESSAGE are displayed, you could damage...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    Steering Power Steering If you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system is not functioning, you can steer but it will ... down. If you have Stabilitrak®, you may see the STABILITY SYSTEM ACTIVE message on the message center. See "Stability System Active ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... are times when steering can be more effective than braking. For example, you come over a hill and find a truck stopped in ...in front of you. You can avoid these problems by braking - if you can stop in ... vehicle can perform very well in emergencies like these. First apply your brakes. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    Off-Road Recovery You may find that your right wheels have dropped off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while you are driving. Passing The driver of a vehicle about to pass another on a two-lane highway waits for just the right moment, accelerates, moves around the vehicle ahead, then goes ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... at a time on two-lane roads. Reconsider before passing the next vehicle. • Do not overtake a slowly moving vehicle too rapidly. Even though the brake lamps are not flashing, it may be slowing down or starting to turn. • If you are being passed, make it easy for the following driver to get ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...of Control Let us review what driving experts say about what happens when the three control systems (brakes, steering and acceleration)... to avoid sudden steering, acceleration or braking (including engine braking by shifting to a lower gear). Any sudden changes could cause the tires to slide. You may...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... you are on a level, solid surface. Many of the same design features that help make your vehicle responsive on paved roads during poor ... that are usually thought necessary for extended or severe off-road service. Also, see Braking on page 4-6. Off-road driving can be great fun. But it does have some ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... inside the cargo area, not on the roof. Keep cargo in the cargo area as far forward and low as possible. You will find other important information in this manual. See Loading Your Vehicle on page 4-47, Luggage Carrier on page 2-43 and Tires on page 5-62. • The heaviest things should be on the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... the terrain for unexpected obstacles. Your ears need to listen for unusual tire or engine sounds. With your arms, hands, feet and body, you will need to ... Never park your vehicle over dry grass or other combustible materials that could catch fire form the heat of the vehicle's exhaust system. 4-19
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... surfaces affects the steering, acceleration and braking of your vehicle in different ways. Depending... acceleration, poor traction and longer braking distances. Surface Obstacles:: Unseen or hidden... obstacles. • you will need more distance for braking, especially since you are on an unpaved surface...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... on the steering wheel. Ruts, troughs or other surface features can jerk the wheel out of your hands if ... to avoid sudden acceleration, sudden turns or sudden braking. In a way, off-road driving requires a different ... no road signs, posted speed limits or signal lights. You have to use your own good ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    Approaching a Hill When you approach a hill, you need to decide if it is one of those hills that is just too steep to climb, descend or cross. Steepness can be hard to judge. On a very small hill, for example, there may be a smooth, constant incline with only a small change in elevation where you ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    Driving Uphill Once you decide you can safely drive up the hill, you need to take some special steps. • Ease up on your speed as you approach the top of the hill. • Attach a flag to the vehicle to make you more visible to approaching traffic on trails or hills. • Use a low gear and get a ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... • If your engine is still running, shift the transmission to REVERSE (R), release the parking brake, and slowly back ... pressed and the parking brake still applied, shift the transmission to PARK (P) and restart the engine. Then shift to REVERSE (R), release the parking brake, and slowly back down ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... will want to consider a number of things: {CAUTION: Heavy braking when going down a hill can cause your brakes ... cause loss of control and a serious accident. Apply the brakes lightly when descending a hill and use a low ... and use a low gear. This way, engine drag can help your brakes and they will ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... you • Shift to PARK (P) and, while still braking, restart the engine. • Shift back to a low gear, release the parking brake, and drive straight down. • Never go ... the transmission in NEUTRAL (N). This is called "free wheeling." Your brakes will have to do all the work and could ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... killed. If you have any doubt about the steepness of the incline, do not drive across it. Find another route instead. • Surface conditions can be a problem when you drive across a hill. Loose gravel, muddy spots, or even wet grass can cause your tires to slip sideways, downhill. If the vehicle ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    Stalling on an Incline If your vehicle stalls when you are crossing an incline, be sure you (and your passengers) get out on the uphill side, even if the door there is harder to open. If you get out on the downhill side and the vehicle starts to roll over, you will be right in its path. If you have...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... turning is more difficult, and you will need longer braking distances. It is best to use a low gear when you are in mud - the deeper the mud, the lower the gear. ...into the sand. This has an effect on steering, accelerating and braking. Drive at a reduced speed and avoid sharp turns ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... water, you will never be able to start your engine. When you go through water, remember that when your brakes get wet, it may take you ... These substances can cause glazing and uneven braking. Check the body structure, steering, suspension, wheels, tires and exhaust system for damage. Also, check the...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... on higher speed roads. Your headlamps can light up only so much road ahead....old driver may require at least twice as much light to see the same thing at night as a 20-year-...are likely to be impaired - by alcohol or drugs, with night vision problems, or by fatigue. What you do in the daytime can also ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... eyes contract repeatedly. Remember that your headlamps light up far less of a roadway when you are...moving; that way, it is easier to pick out dimly lighted objects. Just as your headlamps should ...suffer from night blindness - the inability to see in dim light - and are not even aware of it. Driving ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes. Try to avoid puddles. But if you can... down before you hit them. {CAUTION: Wet brakes can cause accidents. They will not work ... a large puddle of water or a car wash, apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... too quickly through deep puddles or standing water, water can come in through your engine's air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water that is slightly lower than the underbody of your vehicle. If you can not avoid deep puddles or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... energy. See Freeway Driving on page 4-36. • Treat a green light as a warning signal. A traffic light... there because the corner is busy enough to need it. When a light turns green, and just before ... both ways for vehicles that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. 4-35
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    Freeway Driving The most important advice on freeway driving is: Keep up with traffic and keep to the right. Drive at the same speed most of the other drivers are driving. Too-fast or too-slow driving breaks a smooth traffic flow. Treat the left lane on a freeway as a passing lane. At the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... outside? • Wiper Blades: Are they in good shape? • Fuel, Engine Oil, Other Fluids: Have you ... clean? • Tires: They are vitally important to a safe, trouble-free trip. Is the tread good enough for ... plan to make too many miles that first part of the journey. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... sure your vehicle is well ventilated, with a comfortably cool interior. • Keep your eyes moving. Scan the ... the sides. Check your mirrors and your instruments frequently. Driving on steep hills or mountains is ...get sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service or parking area and take a nap, get...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... fluid levels and also the brakes, tires, cooling system and transmission. These parts can work hard ... • If you do not shift down, your brakes could get so hot that they would not ... could crash. Shift down to let your engine assist your brakes on a steep downhill slope. • • a lower gear. The ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    Winter Driving Include an ice scraper, a small brush or broom, a supply of windshield washer fluid, a rag, some winter outer clothing, a small shovel, a flashlight, a red cloth and a couple of reflective warning triangles. And, if you will be driving under severe conditions, include a small bag...
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    ... Ice or Snow on page 4-44. Your anti-lock brakes improve your vehicle's stability when you make a hard... road. Even though you have an anti-lock braking system, you will want to begin stopping sooner than you would on dry pavement. See Braking on page 4-6. • Allow greater following distance on any ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... help and you can hike through the snow. Here are some things to do to summon help and keep yourself and your passengers safe: You can run the engine to keep warm, but be careful. • Turn on your hazard flashers. • Tie a red cloth to your vehicle to alert police that you have been stopped by ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    {CAUTION: Snow can trap exhaust gases under your vehicle. This can cause deadly CO ...base of your vehicle, especially any that is blocking your exhaust pipe. And check around again from time ...your engine only as long as you must. This saves fuel. When you run the engine, make it go a little faster than...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... system off by pressing the Stabilitrak® button so that the STABILITY SYS DISABLED message and the traction off light are illuminated on the instrument panel cluster. Then shift back and forth between REVERSE (R) and a forward gear, spinning the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    Using the Recovery Hooks Your vehicle may be equipped with recovery hooks. The recovery hooks are provided at the front of your vehicle. You may need to use them if you are stuck off-road and need to be pulled to some place where you can continue driving. {CAUTION: These hooks, when used, are ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    Towing Towing Your Vehicle Consult your dealer or a professional towing service if you need to have your disabled vehicle towed. See Roadside Service on page 7-6. If you want to tow your vehicle behind another vehicle for recreational purposes (...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... and Loading Information Label {CAUTION: Do not load your vehicle any heavier than the GVWR, or either the maximum front or rear GAWR. If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it can change the way your vehicle handles. These could cause you to lose control and crash. Also, overloading can ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... calculated in Step 4. 6. If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, the load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. See Towing a Trailer on page 4-53 for important ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    Example 1 Example 2 Loading Your Vehicle Item A B C Description Vehicle Capacity Weight for Example 1 = Subtract Occupant Weight 150 lbs. (68 kg) × 2 = Available Occupant and Cargo Weight = Total 1,000 lbs. (453 kg) 300 lbs. (136 kg) 700 lbs. (317 kg) Item A B C Loading Your Vehicle Description...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...the gross weight capacity of your vehicle. This is called the GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating). The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel and cargo. The Certification/Tire label also tells you the maximum weights for the front and rear axles, called Gross Axle Weight Rating...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... also important loading information for off-road driving in this manual. See "Loading Your Vehicle for Off-Road ... maximum front or rear GAWR. If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, and it ... vehicle. Your warranty does not cover parts or components that fail because of overloading. The label will ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...RUN and will automatically adjust vehicle height thereafter. The system may exhaust (lower vehicle height) for up to 10 minutes after the ignition key has been turned ... and if you choose the correct hitch and trailer brakes. For more information, see Towing a Trailer on page 4-...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... Trailering means changes in handling, accelleration, braking, durability and fuel economy. Successful, safe ... trailer. For example, if the trailer is too heavy, the brakes may not work well - or even ... repairs not covered by your warranty. To pull a trailer correctly, follow the advice in this part, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... (800 km) your new vehicle is driven. Your engine, axle or other parts could be damaged. • Then, during the first ...and don't make starts at full throttle. This helps your engine and other parts of your vehicle wear in at the heavier loads. • Reduce the frequency and improve the predictability ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    A light on the instrument panel will illuminate to indicate that tow/haul mode has been selected. The vehicle will automatically turn off tow/... to enable/disable the tow/haul mode. Operating the vehicle in tow/haul when lightly loaded or with no trailer at all will not cause damage. However, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    .... Vehicle Axle Ratio Max. Trailer Wt. **GCWR Escalade 2WD 5.3L 3.73 7,400 lbs (3 357 kg) 13,000 lbs (5 897 kg) Escalade AWD 6.0L 3.73 8,100 lbs (3 674 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) Escalade ESV AWD 6.0L 3.73 7,700 lbs (3 493 kg) 14,000 lbs (6 350 kg) Escalade ESV Platinum AWD 6.0L 3.73 7,300 lbs (3...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    Weight of the Trailer Tongue The tongue load (A) of any trailer is an important weight to measure because it affects the total o r gross weight of your vehicle. The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) includes the curb weight of the vehicle, any cargo you may carry in it, and the people who will be riding ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    Hitches It's important to have the correct hitch equipment. Crosswinds, large trucks going by and rough roads are a few reasons why you'll need the right hitch. Weight-distributing Hitches and Weight Carrying Hitches If you'll be pulling a trailer that, when loaded, will weigh more than 5,000 lbs....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ...your vehicle is equipped with Stabilitrak®, your trailer brake system cannot tap into the vehicle's hydraulic brake system. CAUTION: (Continued) Driving with a Trailer {CAUTION: If you have.... Acquaint yourself with the feel of handling and braking with the added weight of the trailer. And always...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... that require heavy braking and sudden turns. Turn Signals When Towing a Trailer The arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever you signal a turn ..., change lanes or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on your instrument panel will flash for turns even if the bulbs ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... shift down, you might have to use your brakes so much that they would get hot ... a hill, here's how to do it: 1. Apply your regular brakes, but don't shift into PARK (P) ...trailer wheels. 3. When the wheel chocks are in place, release the regular brakes until the chocks absorb the load. 4. Reapply the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... trailer operation are automatic transmission fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, axle lubricant, belts, cooling system and brake system. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find them quickly. If you're trailering, it's ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    The seven-wire harness contains the following trailer circuits: Instrument Panel Jumper Wiring Harness Yellow: Left Stop/... battery feed fuse may be included with this trailering package. See "Instrument Panel Jumper Wiring Harness" later in this section. If you need to tow a light-duty trailer ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    Four-Wire Harness Adapter This adapter may be included with your vehicle as part of the heavy-duty trailer wiring package. Use this adapter to connect a standard four-way round pin connector to the seven-wire harness on your vehicle. Connect the adapter with the tab pointing up (see arrow). The ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...Replacement ...5-53 High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting ...5-53 Halogen Bulbs ...5-54 Headlamps ...Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-3 Adding Equipment to the Outside of Your Vehicle ...5-4 Fuel ...5-4 Gasoline ...Noise ...5-34 Power Steering Fluid ...5-35 Windshield Washer Fluid ...5-36 Brakes ...5-37
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ...Materials ...5-107 Vehicle Identification ...5-108 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-108 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-108 Electrical System ...5-108 Add-On Electrical Equipment ...5-108 Windshield Wiper Fuses ...5-109 Power...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We... GM parts have one of these marks: Doing Your Own Service Work... work, you will want to use the proper service manual. It tells you much more... can. To order the proper service manual, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... of your vehicle identification number (VIN) shows the code letter or number that identifies your engine. You will find the VIN at the top left of the instrument panel. See Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on page 5-108. 5-4
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ... operate satisfactorily on fuels meeting federal specifications, but emission control system performance may... required to contain additives that will help prevent engine and fuel system deposits from forming, allowing ...keep fuel injectors and intake valves clean. If your vehicle experiences problems ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... fuel that contains methanol. Do not use fuel containing methanol. It can corrode metal parts in your fuel system and also damage the plastic and rubber... others, read and follow all the instructions on the pump island. Turn off your engine when you are refueling. Do not smoke ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...it. Make sure you fully install the cap. The diagnostic system can determine if the fuel cap has been left off or improperly installed... it may not fit properly. This may cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and may damage your fuel tank and emissions system. See Malfunction Indicator Lamp ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    .... • Do not smoke while pumping gasoline. {CAUTION: Things that burn can get on hot engine parts and start a fire. These include liquids like fuel, oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer and other fluids, and plastic or rubber. You or ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    Hood Release To open the hood, do the following: 1. Pull the handle located inside the vehicle to the lower left of the steering wheel. 2. Then go to the front of the vehicle and pull up on the secondary hood release, located near the center of the grill. 3. Lift the hood. 5-9
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    Engine Compartment Overview When you open the hood on the 6000 H.O. engine (5300 similar), you will see: 5-10
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ...Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir. See Windshield Washer Fluid on page 5-36. Engine Oil If the CHECK OIL LEVEL message appears on the instrument cluster, it means you need to check your engine oil level right away. For more information, see "CHECK...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... kind. This section explains what kind of oil to use. For engine oil crankcase capacity, see Capacities and ... area that shows the proper operating range, your engine could be damaged. Be sure to add enough ... all the way back in when you are through. What Kind of Engine Oil to Use Look for two things:...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    • SAE 5W-30 As shown in the viscosity chart, SAE 5W-30 is best for your vehicle. However, if it is going to be 0°F (-18°C) or above and SAE 5W-30 is not available, you may use SAE 10W-30. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not use other viscosity oils such as...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...year and at this time the system must be reset. Your dealer has GM-trained service people who will perform this work using genuine GM parts and reset the system. It is also important to check your oil regularly and keep it at the proper ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ...the DIC, or do the following: 1. Turn the ignition key to RUN with the engine off. 2. Fully press and release...flashes for 10 seconds, the system is resetting. 3. Turn the key to LOCK. If the CHANGE ENGINE OIL message... you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... the engine air cleaner/filter from the vehicle using the steps following. When you have the engine air cleaner/filter removed, lightly shake it to release loose dust and dirt. If the engine air cleaner/filter remains caked with dirt, a new one ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ...Cleaner/Filter and Resetting the Air Filter Restriction Indicator 3. Remove the engine air cleaner/filter from the housing. Care should be taken ...1. Locate the air cleaner/filter assembly on the front corner of the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. 2. Loosen the screws on ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ...to check your automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. Change both the fluid and ... not drive with it off, and be careful working on the engine with the air cleaner/filter off. • In heavy city... Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service. If you do not use ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... little fluid can damage your transmission. Too much can mean that some of the fluid could come out and fall on hot engine part or exhaust system parts, starting a fire. Too little fluid could cause the transmission to overheat. Be sure to get an ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    Then, without shutting off the engine, follow these steps: The transmission dipstick handle ...engine compartment, on the passenger's side. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-10 for more information ...Check both sides of the dipstick, and read the lower level. The fluid level must be in the COLD...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...The following explains your cooling system and how to add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on page 5-25. A 50/... rust and corrosion. Help keep the proper engine temperature. Let the warning lights and gages work as they should....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... DEX-COOL® coolant which won't damage aluminum parts. If you use this coolant mixture, you ... improper coolant mixture, your engine could overheat and be badly damaged. The repair cost would not be...can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. If you have to add coolant more ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... Coolant The coolant surge tank is located in the engine compartment on the passenger's side of the vehicle. {CAUTION:... tank pressure cap - even a little - when the engine and radiator are hot. The vehicle must ... should be at the FULL COLD mark. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-10 for more ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... DEX-COOL coolant mixture at the surge tank, but only when the engine is cool. ® Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap {CAUTION: ... can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant on a hot ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    Engine Overheating You will find a coolant temperature gage on your vehicle's instrument panel cluster. See Engine Coolant Temperature Gage on page 3-... HOT, ENGINE OVERHEATED and a REDUCED ENGINE POWER message in the DIC on the instrument panel. See Driver Information Center (...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ...the hood. If you keep driving when your engine is overheated, the liquids in it can catch fire. ...a safe place in an emergency. {CAUTION: Steam from an overheated engine can burn you badly, even if ... damaged. The costly repairs would not be covered by your warranty. See "Overheated Engine Protection ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... No Steam Is Coming From Your Engine An overheat warning, along with a low coolant condition, can indicate a serious problem. If you get an engine overheat, but see or hear no steam, the problem may not be too serious. Sometimes the engine can get a little too hot when ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... may have a leak at the pressure cap or in the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. A. Coolant Surge Tank B. Coolant Surge Tank Pressure Cap C. Engine Fan 5-28
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    {CAUTION: Heater and radiator hoses, and other engine parts, can be very hot. Do not touch them. If you do, you can ... doubled by pushing the accelerator pedal down. If it doesn't, your vehicle needs service. Turn off the engine. Notice: Engine damage from running your engine without...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ... Coolant Surge Tank If you haven't found a problem yet, check to see if coolant is visible ... pressure cap, is cool before you do it. See Engine Coolant on page 5-21 for more information. If ... at high speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is hot. Wait ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... not get the overheat warning. Your engine could catch fire and you ... and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended ... if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if the engine parts are hot enough. Do not spill coolant...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    1. Park the vehicle on a level surface. You can remove the coolant surge tank pressure cap when the cooling system, including the coolant surge tank pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot. Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise (left) about one full turn. If you hear a hiss, ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ...the coolant surge tank pressure cap off, start the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fan. By this time, the coolant level inside the coolant surge tank may be lower. If the level is lower, add more of the proper mixture to ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    Engine Fan Noise Your vehicle has a clutched engine cooling fan. When the clutch is engaged, the fan spins faster to provide more air to cool the engine. In most everyday driving conditions, the fan is ... also hear this fan noise when you start the engine. It will go away as the fan clutch partially ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... Steering Fluid How to Check Power Steering Fluid Turn the key off, let the engine compartment cool down, Locate the cap with ... or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss in this system could indicate a problem. Have the system inspected and repaired. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-10 ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    .... Notice: • When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. • Do not mix water with ready-to-use...Water can cause the solution to freeze and damage your washer fluid tank and other parts of the washer system. Also, water does not clean as well as ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT-3 brake fluid. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-10... up. The other reason is that fluid is leaking out of the brake system. If it is, you should have your ... you have too much brake fluid, it can spill on the engine. The fluid will burn if the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ...the reservoir. {CAUTION: With the wrong kind of fluid in your brake system, your brakes may not work well, or they... should be above MIN. If it is not, have your brake system checked to see if there is a leak. After work is done on the brake hydraulic system, make sure the level is above the MIN but...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    Notice: • Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, just a few drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that they will have to be replaced. Do not ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... disc brakes adjust for wear. Replacing Brake System Parts The braking system on a vehicle is complex. Its many parts have...braking. Your vehicle was designed and tested with top-quality GM brake parts. When you replace parts of your braking system - for example, when your brake linings wear down and...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    .... Contact your dealer to learn how to prepare your vehicle for longer storage periods. Also, for your audio system, see Theft-Deterrent Feature on page 3-95. {CAUTION: Batteries can hurt you. They can be dangerous because: • They contain...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... brake firmly on both vehicles involved in the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P) or a manual transmission in NEUTRAL before setting the parking brake. Notice: If you leave your radio or other accessories on during ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... has one. Negative (−) will go to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (−) terminal, if the ... that would damage the battery and maybe other parts too. 5-43 {CAUTION: Using a match near a...some have been blinded. Use a flashlight if you need more light. CAUTION: (Continued)
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    {CAUTION: Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you badly. Keep your hands away from moving parts once the engine is running. 7. Don't let the other end touch metal. Connect it to the positive (+) terminal of the good battery. Use a remote positive ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...(45 cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. Don't let the other end touch anything until the next step. The other ... to the dead battery. It goes to a heavy, unpainted metal engine part or to a remote negative (−) terminal on the vehicle with the dead...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    .... 5. Return the positive (+) remote terminal cover to its original position. Jumper Cable Removal A. Heavy, Unpainted Metal Engine Part or Remote Negative (−) Terminal. B. Good Battery or Remote Positive (+) and Negative (−) Terminals. C. Dead Battery or Remote ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on ...there is a leak or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. (A) Drain Plug (B) Filler Plug 5-47
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ...uid unless you suspect there is a leak or you hear an unusual noise. A fluid loss could indicate a problem. Have it inspected and repaired. How to Check Lubricant To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a level surface. The proper level is ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... determine what kind of lubricant to use. See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-12. Your vehicle has a visual optical headlamp aiming system equipped with horizontal aim indicators. The aim has been preset at the factory and should need no further adjustment. This is true even though your ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ...you take your vehicle to your dealer for service. However, it is possible for you to re-aim .... Failure to follow these instructions could cause damage to headlamp parts. The vehicle should... be placed so the headlamps are 25 ft. (7.6 m) from a light colored wall or other flat surface. • The vehicle...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    Headlamp Horizontal Aiming Turn the horizontal aiming screw (A) until the indicator (B) is lined up with zero. If you believe your headlamps need horizontal (H) (left/right) adjustment, follow the horizontal aiming procedure. If you believe your headlamps need only vertical (V) (up/down) ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    Headlamp Vertical Aiming Notice: Horizontal aiming must be performed before making any adjustments to the vertical aim. Adjusting the ... front of the headlamp not being aimed. This should allow only the beam of light from the headlamp being aimed to be seen on the flat surface. Notice: Do not cover a...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ... this section, contact your dealer. High Intensity Discharge (HID) Lighting {CAUTION: 5. Turn the vertical aiming screw (V) until the headlamp ...5 for the opposite headlamp. The low beam high intensity discharge lighting system operates at a very high voltage. If you try to service any of the system...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ... bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burst if you drop or scratch the bulb. You or others could be injured. Be sure to read and follow the instructions on the bulb package. A. Low-Beam Headlamp (HID) B. Daytime Running Lamp C. Sidemarker Lamp D. High-Beam Headlamp E. Front Parking and Turn ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    2. Pry up the eight fastener plugs on the radiator cover and pull the fasteners out. 3. Lift off the radiator cover. 4. Pull the top left or right corner of the grill out so the clips release. This will give you the needed clearance for removing the headlamp assembly. 5-55
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ...unsnaps and then pulling it upward. 7. Remove the headlamp assembly by lifting it up and then pulling it out and away from the front of the vehicle. 8. Disconnect the electrical connector from the lower corner of the headlamp assembly. This will give you better access to the headlamp assembly. 5-56
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... bulb from the headlamp assembly. 15. Reconnect the electrical connector to the lower corner of the headlamp assembly. 10. Turn the bulb connector ... 16. Place the headlamp assembly back into the vehicle, being sure to align the lower locator tab with the pocket on the vehicle (see arrow). Push the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    Front Turn Signal, Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps 1. Remove the headlamp assembly as described previously. 2. Remove the rubber, circular-shaped bulb cap for the affected bulb from the headlamp assembly. 3. Press the locking release lever, turn the bulb socket counterclockwise and remove it ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    Center High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) It is recommended that this component be replaced as a unit. 1. Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws from the lamp assembly. Taillamps A. B. C. D. Turn Signal-Taillamp Stop-Taillamp Back-up Lamp Sidemarker Lamp 2. Remove the lamp assembly. 3. Press the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    4. Pull the bulb straight out from the socket. Replacement Bulbs Exterior Lamp Bulb Number Low-Beam Headlamps (HID) * High-Beam Headlamps 9005 or 9005 LL Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) 4114K Front Marker Lamp 194 Front Parking and Turn Lamp 3157AK Stop Lamp/Taillamp 3157K Side Marker Lamp 194 Rear ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... more information. Replacement blades come in different types and are removed in different ways. For proper type and length, see Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts on page 6-14. To replace the windshield wiper blade assembly do the following: 1. Lift the wiper arm and turn the blade until it is ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    .... If you ever have questions about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your GM Warranty booklet for details. For additional ... refer to the tire manufacturer's booklet included with your vehicle's Owner's Manual. CAUTION: (Continued) • Underinflated tires pose the same danger as ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ..., height, aspect ratio, construction type and service description. See the "Tire Size Code" illustration later in this section for more detail. (B) Tire Performance Criteria Specification (TPC Spec): ... equipment tires designed to GM's specific tire performance criteria have a TPC specification ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... (UTQG): Tire manufacturers are required to grade tires based on three performance factors: treadwear, traction and temperature resistance. For more ...: Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load. For information on recommended tire pressure see Inflation - ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load when used in a dual configuration. For information on ...Maximum load that can be carried and the maximum pressure needed to support that load when used as a single. For information on recommended tire pressure see ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    Tire Size The following examples show the different parts of a tire size. (B) Tire Width: The three-digit number ... metric tire sizing system. The letter "P" as the first character in the tire size means a passenger vehicle tire engineered to standards set by the U.S. Tire and Rim Association. 5-66...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...The load index can range from 1 to 279. Speed ratings range from "A" to "Z". The light truck tire size example above shows dual or ... metric tire sizing system. The letter "LT" as the first two characters in the tire size means a light truck tire engineered to standards set by the U. S. Tire and Rim ...
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    ... outward when mounted on a vehicle. Kilopascal (kPa): The metric unit for air pressure. There are 6.9 kPa's to one psi. Light Truck (LT-Metric) Tire: A tire used on light duty trucks and some multipurpose passenger vehicles. Load Index: An assigned number ranging from 1...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    ... of the tire. Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: A tire used on passenger cars and some light duty trucks and multipurpose vehicles. Recommended Inflation Pressure: ...are laid at 90 degrees to the centerline of the tread. Rim: A metal support for a tire and upon which the tire beads are seated....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ...'t have enough air (underinflation), you can get the following: Too much flexing Too much heat Tire overloading Bad wear Bad handling Bad fuel economy Inflation - Tire Pressure The tire and loading information label, shows the correct inflation pressures for your tires when they're cold. "...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ... technology to check tire pressure levels. If your vehicle has this feature, sensors are mounted on each tire and wheel assembly, except the... and Messages on page 3-57. When the tire pressure monitoring system warning light is lit, one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated. How to ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... inflation pressure as specified in the vehicle placard and owner's manual. The Certification/Tire label or the Tire and Loading Information label (tire... over. The TPM sensor matching process is outlined below: 1. Set the Parking brake. 2. Turn the ignition switch to RUN with the engine off. 5-72
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...double horn chirp will sound and the TPM low tire warning light will begin to flash. The double horn chirp and flashing TPM warning... that the TPM matching process has started. The TPM warning light should continue flashing throughout the matching procedure. The SERVICE TIRE MONITOR message will be...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    ... and with Industry and Science Canada. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS-210 of Industry... of the device. Changes or modifications to this system by other than an authorized service facility could void authorization to use this equipment. The purpose of regular rotation...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Pressure Monitor (TPM) system, the sensors will need to be reset after a tire rotation is performed. See "... mm) or less of tread remaining. Some commercial truck tires may not have treadwear indicators. {CAUTION: Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make wheel nuts ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... to give proper endurance, handling, speed rating, load range, traction, ride, tire pressure monitoring system performance and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have an all-season tread design, the TPC number ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... to 30 cm), or to some limited-production tires. While the tires available on General Motors passenger cars and light trucks may vary with respect to these grades, they must also conform to federal safety requirements and additional General Motors ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... have poor traction performance. Warning: The traction grade assigned to this tire is based on straight-ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration...No. 109. Grades B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than the minimum required ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... wheel nuts on your vehicle can be dangerous. It could affect the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose .... Notice: The wrong wheel can also cause problems with bearing life, brake cooling, speedometer or odometer calibration, headlamp aim, bumper height, vehicle ground clearance ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ... to maintain lane position, and then gently brake to a stop well out of the traffic lane. A ... noisy, but you can still steer. Gently brake to a stop, well off the road if possible. {... of clearance can cause damage to the brakes, suspension or other vehicle parts. The area damaged by the tire chains ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ...your vehicle only for changing a flat tire. If a tire goes flat, the next part shows how to use your jacking equipment to change a fl...your tire. To help prevent the vehicle from moving: 1. Set the parking brake firmly. 2. Put the shift lever in PARK (P). 3. Turn off the engine and do not restart ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools The following steps will tell you how to use the jack and change a tire. Escalade (Rear Access Panel) C. Wing Nut Holding A. Tool Kit with Jack Tire Blocks Tools and Gloves D. Wheel Blocks B. Retaining Bracket E. Bottle Jack and Wing Nut 5-82
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    For Escalade, the equipment is located behind the left trim panel in the rear of the vehicle. Unlatch the release lever...rst step and follow the last three. For Escalade ESV, the equipment you'll need ... can be removed by turning the wing nut counterclockwise. Escalade ESV F. Retaining Hook Bottle Jack ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    1. If your vehicle is equipped with a hoist lock (J), open the spare tire lock cover on the bumper and use the ignition key to remove the lock. 2. Assemble the wheel wrench (H) and the two jack handle extensions (I) as shown. A. Spare Tire (Valve Stem Pointed Down) B. Hoist Assembly C. Hoist Cable ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... from under the vehicle. If the spare tire does not lower to the ground, the secondary latch is engaged and preventing the tire from lowering. See "Secondary Latch System" later in this section for instructions on lowering the spare tire. The wheel wrench has a hook that allows you to pull the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... can be pulled up through the wheel opening. Removing the Flat Tire and Installing the Spare Tire Use the following pictures and instructions to remove the flat tire and raise the vehicle. 6. Put the spare tire near the flat tire. The tools you'll...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    1. Remove the center cap by placing the chisel end of the wheel wrench in the slot on the wheel and gently prying the cap out. 2. Use the wheel wrench to loosen all the wheel nuts. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to loosen the wheel nuts. Don't remove the wheel nuts yet. 5-87
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    ... when it is jacked up is dangerous. If the vehicle slips off the jack you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by a jack. {CAUTION: Jack Positions (overall view) These locations for the front (A) and rear (B) are the general area of jack placement. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    Rear Tire Flat: If the flat tire is on a rear tire of the vehicle, you'll need to use the jack handle (C) and both jack handle extensions (D). Attach the wheel wrench to the jack handle extensions. Attach the jack handle to the jack. Use the jacking pad provided on the rear axle. Rear Position ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    4. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. {CAUTION: Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could come off and cause an accident. When you change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from the places...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... against the hub. 7. Turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lower the vehicle. Lower the jack completely. 8. Tighten the nuts firmly in a.... Notice: Improperly tightened wheel nuts can lead to brake pulsation and rotor damage. To avoid expensive brake repairs, evenly tighten the wheel nuts in the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ...of time or with the valve stem pointing up may damage the wheel. Always stow the wheel with the valve stem pointing down and have the wheel/tire repaired as soon as possible. Store the tire under the rear of the vehicle in the spare tire carrier. Use the art and text following to help you: A. Spare...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... across the underside of the wheel. 4. Insert the hoist end (F) through the hole (G) in the rear bumper and into the hoist shaft. 5. Raise the tire part way upward. Make sure the retainer is seated in the wheel opening. 6. Raise the tire fully against the underside of the vehicle by turning the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ...base of the jack onto the pin in the mounting bracket. For Escalade ESV, do the following: 1. Return the tool ...stud in the storage compartment in the rear left trim panel and turn the wing nut clockwise...). To store the tools, follow these procedures: For Escalade, do the following: 1. Put the tool kit...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    Escalade (Rear Access Panel) C. Wing Nut Holding A. Tool Kit with Jack Tire Blocks Tools and Gloves D. Wheel Blocks B. Retaining Bracket E. Bottle Jack and Wing Nut Escalade ESV F. Retaining Hook A. Bottle Jack G. Retaining Bracket B. Wheel Blocks and Wing Nut C. Wing Nut Holding H. Tool ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ...tire hoist assembly equipped with a secondary latch system. It's designed to stop the spare tire from suddenly ...: {CAUTION: Before beginning this procedure read all the instructions. Failure to read and follow ...could get hurt. Read and follow the instructions listed below. 1. Check under the vehicle...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    4. Repeat this procedure at least two times. If the spare tire lowers to the ground, continue with Step 5 of "Removing the Spare Tire and Tools" earlier in this section. 5. Turn the wrench counterclockwise until approximately six inches (15 cm) of cable is exposed. 6. Stand the wheel blocks on their...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    11. Lower the jack by turning the wheel wrench counterclockwise. Keep lowering the jack until the spare tire slides off the jack or is hanging by the ... and wheel wrench into the hoist shaft hole in the bumper and turn the wheel wrench counterclockwise to lower the spare the rest of the way. 5-98
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    ...for information regarding proper tire inflation and loading your vehicle. For instruction on how to remove, install or store a spare tire, see Changing a Flat ... the spare is correctly inflated. Have the damaged or flat road tire repaired or replaced as soon as you can and installed back onto your ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ... if you strike a match or get them on a hot part of the vehicle. Some are dangerous if you breathe their... your vehicle, be sure to follow the manufacturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows...: Do not use any of these unless this manual says you can. In many uses, these ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... immediately or it will set. Cleaning Vinyl Use warm water and a clean cloth. Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel Use only mild soap and water to clean the top surfaces of the instrument panel. Sprays containing silicones or waxes may cause annoying reflections...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    Cleaning Wood Panels Use a clean cloth moistened in warm, soapy water (use mild dish washing soap). Dry the wood immediately ... or a liquid household glass cleaner will remove normal tobacco smoke and dust films on interior glass. See Vehicle Care/Appearance Materials on page 5-107. Notice: If you ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    ... finish on your vehicle provides beauty, depth of color, gloss retention and durability. Cleaning Exterior ...to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." Washing Your... clearcoat gives more depth and gloss to the colored basecoat. Always use waxes and polishes...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... stick to the wiper blades and affect their performance. Clean the blade by wiping vigorously with a cloth ...worn. Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts Bright metal parts should be cleaned regularly ...aluminum. A coating of wax, rubbed to high polish, is recommended for all bright metal parts. 5-104
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    ...body repair shop applies anti-corrosion material to parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. Original manufacturer replacement parts will provide the corrosion protection while maintaining the... quickly and may develop into major repair expense. Minor chips and scratches can...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    ... collect on the underbody. If these are not removed, corrosion and rust can develop on the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan and exhaust system even though they have corrosion protection. At least every spring, fl...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 413
    ... Concentrate Usage Removes swirl marks, fine scratches and other light surface contamination. Removes light scratches and protects finish. Cleans, shines and protects in one easy step, ... wiping necessary. Medium foaming shampoo. Cleans and lightly waxes. Biodegradable and phosphate free. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ...identifier for your vehicle. It appears on a plate in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the driver's side. You can see it if .... The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and the certificates of title and registration. Electrical System Add-On Electrical...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ...motor cools. If the overload is caused by some electrical problem and not snow, etc., be sure to ...greatly reduces the chance of fires caused by electrical problems. Look at the silver-colored band inside the fuse. If...size and rating. If you ever have a problem on the road and don't have a spare fuse,...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ... Block The fuse block access door is on the driver's side edge of the instrument panel. Pull off the cover to access the fuse block.... Wiper Switch Special Equipment Option Accessory Windshield Wipers Truck Body Controller Accessory Ignition, Heated Seats Four-Wheel Drive System Climate Control System
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ... DOOR CRUISE UNLOCK RR FOG LP BRAKE DRIVER UNLOCK IGN 0 TBC IGN 0...Fog Lamp (Export Only) Anti-Lock Brake System Power Door Lock Relay ...2B TBC 2A Usage Vehicle Stoplamps, Brake Module, Electronic Throttle Control Module ... Door Lock System Rear Electronic Climate Control, Liftgate Truck Body Controller ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 418
    ... Block The center instrument panel utility block is located underneath the instrument panel, to the left of the steering column. Device SEO TRAILER UPFIT SL RIDE HDLR ... RELAY CB SEAT CB RT DOOR SPARE INFO Usage Special Equipment Option Trailer Brake Wiring Upfitter (Not Used) Ride Control Harness ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    Underhood Fuse Block The underhood fuse block in the engine compartment on the driver's side of the vehicle near the battery. Lift the cover for ...fuse between your thumb and index finger and pull straight out. See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-10 for more information on its location. 5-113
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    5-114
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... Bussed Electrical Center, Door Modules, Door Locks, Auxiliary Power Outlet-Rear Cargo Area and Instrument Panel Accessory Power/Trailer Wiring Brake Feed Anti-Lock Brakes Vehicle Stability RR PARK LR PARK PARK LP STARTER INTPARK STOP LP ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... Coil, Fuel Injectors--Bank 1 Ignition Coil, Fuel Injectors--Bank 2 Instrument Panel Cluster, Air Conditioning Relay, Turn Signal/Hazard Switch, Starter Relay ... Hand High Intensity Discharge Lamps Daytime Running Lamps Instrument Panel Cluster/ Driver Information Center 5-116
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ..., HomeLink, Rear Heated Seats Headlamp Low Beam-Left Brake Transmission Shift Interlock System Starting System Headlamp Low Beam-... FOG LP FOG LP HORN W/S WASH W/S WASH INFO RADIO AMP RH HID HORN EAP ... Fuse Electric Adjustable Pedals All-Wheel Drive Module Supplemental Brake Assist 5-117
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ... more information. Capacities and Specifications Engine VORTEC™ 5300 V8 VORTEC™ 6000 H.O. ...¬ll, the level must be rechecked. See Cooling System on page 5-28. Crankcase Capacity VORTEC™ ...¬ll, the level must be rechecked. Add enough engine oil so that the fluid is within the proper operating...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    Capacities Application Fuel Tank Capacity Escalade Escalade ESV Air Conditioning Refrigerant Capacity Escalade Escalade ESV English 26.0 gallons 31.0 gallons 2.71 lbs 3.0 lbs Metric 98.0 L 117.0 L 1.23 kg 1.36 kg Wheels and Tires Capacities...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 426
    ✍ NOTES 5-120
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ... 6 Maintenance Schedule Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 At Each Fuel Fill ...6-9 At Least Once a Month ...6-9 At Least Once a Year ...6-10 Recommended Fluids and Lubricants ...6-12 Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-14 Maintenance Record ...6-15 Maintenance Schedule ...6-2 ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ... Maintenance Requirements Notice: Maintenance intervals, checks, inspections, replacement parts and recommended fluids and lubricants as prescribed in this manual are necessary to keep your vehicle in good working condition. Any damage caused by...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ...dealer for your service needs, you will know that GM-trained and supported service technicians will perform the work using genuine GM parts. If you want to get service information, see Service Publications Ordering Information on page 7-11. ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... else drives the vehicle. We recommend the use of genuine GM parts. If the engine oil life system is ever reset accidentally, you must service your vehicle...reset. Your GM Goodwrench dealer has GM-trained service technicians who will perform this work using genuine GM parts and reset the system. 6-4
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ...oil and filter. Reset oil life system. See Engine Oil on page 5-11. An Emission Control Service. Lubricate chassis components. See footnote ... check inflation pressures and wear. See Tires on page 5-62. Inspect brake system. See footnote (a). Check engine coolant and windshield washer fluid levels ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    ...) after the indicated miles (kilometers) shown for each item. Additional Required Services Service Inspect fuel system for damage or leaks. Inspect exhaust system for loose or damaged components. Vehicles without a filter restriction indicator: ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ...spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service. Engine cooling system service (or every 5 years, whichever occurs ..., transmission shift linkage and parking brake cable guides. Ball joints should not be ... wear and rotors for surface condition. Inspect other brake parts, including calipers, parking brake...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    ... suspension and steering system for damaged, loose or missing parts, signs of wear or lack ... other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything .... Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper hook-up... or delivery service. (i) Drain, flush and refill cooling system. See Engine...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    Owner Checks and Services These owner checks and services should be performed at the intervals specified to help ensure the safety, dependability and... 5-81. At Each Fuel Fill It is important to perform these underhood checks at each fuel fill. Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    ... 2-25 if necessary. Be ready to apply the regular brake immediately if the vehicle begins to move. 3. With the engine off, turn the key to the RUN position, but do not start the engine. Without applying the regular brake, try to move the shift lever out of PARK (P) ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    .... Keeping your foot on the regular brake, set the parking brake. • The key should turn to LOCK only .... Do this until the vehicle is held by the parking brake only. • The key should come out only in ... your GM Goodwrench dealer if service is required. Parking Brake and Automatic Transmission Park...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    ... Coolant water DEX-COOL® Coolant. See Engine Coolant on page 5-21. Hydraulic Brake Delco Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or System equivalent DOT-3 brake fl...Transmission Transmission Fluid. Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube Key Lock (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Cylinders Canada 10953474)....
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 439
    ...Fluid. Spline Lubricant, Special Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12345879, in Canada 10953511) or lubricant ...9985830. Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474). Usage ... 10953474). Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887). Synthetic ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 440
    ... information available at the time of printing, and are subject to change. If a part listed in this manual is not the same as ...¬cation can be obtained from your dealer. Part Oil Filter Engine Air Cleaner/Filter (... Insert 14.0 inches (35.5 cm) GM Part No. 25010633 25313349 25313348 12571164 25121792 ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 441
    ... are performed, record the date, odometer reading, who performed the service and the type of services performed in the boxes provided. See Maintenance Requirements ...all maintenance receipts. Maintenance Record Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-15
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 442
    Maintenance Record (cont'd) Date Odometer Reading Serviced By Maintenance I or Maintenance II Services Performed 6-16
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 443
    ... ...7-11 Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors ...7-11 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-11 Customer Assistance and ... Offices ...7-4 GM Mobility Program for Persons with Disabilities ...7-5 Roadside Service ...7-6 Courtesy Transportation ...7-7 Vehicle Data Collection and Event ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 444
    ... Procedure Your satisfaction and goodwill are important to your dealer and to Cadillac. Normally, any concerns with the sales transaction or the operation of your vehicle ... be resolved by the dealership without further help, contact the Cadillac Customer Assistance Center, 24 hours a ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 445
    ... place. The Owner Center allows you to: • Get e-mail service reminders. • Access information about your specific vehicle, including tips and videos and an electronic version of this owner's manual. (United States only) • Keep track of your vehicle's service history and maintenance schedule...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 446
    ...-impaired and who use Text Telephones (TTYs), Cadillac has TTY equipment available at its Customer Assistance Center. Any TTY user can communicate with Cadillac by dialing: 1-800-833-CMCC (2622). (... 1-800-882-1112 Customer Assistance Offices Cadillac encourages customers to call the toll-free number...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 447
    Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Islands/Countries (Except Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands) - Customer Assistance General Motors de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. Customer Assistance Center Paseo de la Reforma # 2740 Col. Lomas de Bezares C.P. 11910, Mexico, D.F. 01-800-508-0000 Long Distance:...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 448
    ... service vehicle complete with the necessary Cadillac parts and tools required to handle most roadside repairs...-covered situation and for a nominal charge if the Cadillac is no longer under warranty. Roadside ...Owner Privileges™ at "no charge," throughout your Cadillac Warranty Period - 48 months/50,...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 449
    ... who has access to a (TTY) or a conventional teletypewriter can communicate with Cadillac by dialing from the United States or Canada 1-888-889-2438 -... during warranty repairs. • A description of the problem • Name, home address, home telephone number • Location of your Cadillac and number you...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 450
    ... keep driving it until it can be scheduled for service, unless, of course, the problem is safety-related. If ...and ask for instructions. If the dealer requests that you simply drop the vehicle off for service,.... However, if you are unable to wait Cadillac helps minimize your inconvenience by providing ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 451
    ... deployment and, if so equipped, to provide anti-lock braking and to help the driver control the vehicle in difficult ... about the condition of the vehicle and how it was operated, such as engine speed, brake applications, throttle position, vehicle speed, seat belt usage, airbag readiness, airbag ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 452
    .... If your vehicle is equipped with OnStar, please check the OnStar subscription service agreement or manual for information on its operations and data collection. • with the consent of the vehicle owner or, if the vehicle is leased, with the ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 453
    ... notify us. Please call us at 1-800-458-8006, or write: Cadillac Customer Assistance Center Cadillac Motor Car Division P.O. Box 33169 Detroit, MI 48232-5169 In Canada, ... Publications Ordering Information Service Manuals Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 454
    Transmission, Transaxle, Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments and specifi... General Motors cars and trucks. Each bulletin contains instructions to assist in the diagnosis and service of your vehicle. In ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 455
    ... Air Bag Passenger Status Indicator ...3-34 Readiness Light ...3-34 Air Bag Systems ...1-74 Adding Equipment to Your Air ...99 Antenna, XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...3-99 Anti-lock Brake System ...4-7 Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light ...3-38 Appearance Care ...5-100 Care of Safety Belts ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 456
    Audio System(s) (cont.) Diversity Antenna System ...Navigation/Radio System ...Radio with Cassette and CD ...Rear Seat Audio ...) ...1-13 Bench Seat, Split (60/40) ...1-10 Brake Parking ...2-25 System Warning Light ...3-37 Brake Adjustment ...5-40 Brake Fluid ...5-37 Brake Pedal, Throttle ...2-20 Brake...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 457
    C Cadillac Owner Privileges™ ...7-6 California Fuel ...5-5 Canada - Customer Assistance ...7-4 Canadian Owners ...ii ... High-Mounted Stoplamp (CHMSL) ...5-59 Center Instrument Panel Fuse Block ...5-112 Center ...40 Chains, Tires ...5-80 CHANGE ENGINE OIL ...3-57 Charging System Light ...3-36 Check ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 458
    ...Mirror ...2-33 Cleaning the Speaker Covers ...5-102 Cleaning the Top of the Instrument Panel ...5-101 Cleaning the Windshield, Backglass and Wiper ......5-24 Cooled Seats ...1-5, 1-10 Cooling System ...5-28 Cruise Control ...3-10 Cruise Control Light ...3-45 Cupholder(s) ...2-42 Current and Past Model ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 459
    ... Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government ...7-10 Roadside Service ...7-6 Service Publications Ordering Information ...7-11 D Daytime Running... ...2-9 Dinghy Towing ...4-46 Diversity Antenna System ...3-99 Doing Your Own Service Work ...5-3 Dolly Towing ...4-46 Dome Lamps ...3-17 Door...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 460
    ... Cleaner/Filter ...5-16 Battery ...5-40 Check and Service Engine Soon Light ...3-41 Coolant ...5-21 Coolant Heater ...2-21 Coolant Temperature Gage ...3-40 ...(EDR) ...7-9 Exit Lighting ...3-17 Extender, Safety Belt ...1-48 Exterior Lamps ...3-13 F Filter Engine Air Cleaner ...5-16...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 461
    ... in Foreign Countries ...5-6 Gage ...3-46 Gasoline Octane ...5-4 Gasoline Specifications ...5-5 Low Warning Light ...3-46 Fuel Information Button ...3-49 FUEL LEVEL LOW ..., Sidemarker and Daytime Running Lamps ...5-58 7 G Gage Engine Coolant Temperature ...3-40 Fuel ...3-46
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 462
    ...15 Infants and Young Children, Restraints ...1-51 Inflation - Tire Pressure ...5-70 Instrument Panel Cluster ...3-32 Overview ...3-4 Instrument Panel Brightness ...3-16 Instrument Panel Fuse Block ...5-110 Interior Lamps ...3-16 J Jump Starting ...5-41 8
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 463
    ... KEYFOB X BATTERY LOW ...3-63 Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Keys ...2-3 L Lamps Exterior ...Interior ...Lamps On Reminder ...Lap-Shoulder Belt ...LATCH ...LEFT REAR DOOR AJAR ...Liftgate/Liftglass ...Liftglass/Liftgate ...Light Air Bag Readiness ...Anti-Lock Brake System Warning ...Brake System Warning ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 464
    ... Requirements ...6-2 Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts ...6-14 Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 Recommended Fluids ... Power Mirrors ...2-33 MyGMLink.com ...7-3 N Navigation/Radio System ...3-80 New Vehicle Break-In... Replacement Parts ...6-14 O Odometer ...3-33 Off-Road Recovery ...4-14 Oil Engine ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 465
    ...37 OnStar® Services ...2-36 OnStar® Steering Wheel Controls ...2-37 OnStar® System ...2-36 ...Overseas - Customer Assistance ...7-4 Owner Checks and Services ...6-9 Owners, Canadian ...ii Owner's Information ...Shifting Out of ...2-28 Parking Assist ...3-18 Brake ...2-25 Over Things That Burn ...2-29 ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 466
    ... Your CD Changer ...3-98 Care of Your CDs and DVDs ...3-98 CD Changer ...3-92 Navigation/Radio System ...3-80 Radio with Cassette and CD ...3-66 Rear ... Vehicle Towing ...4-46 REDUCED ENGINE POWER ...3-59 Remote Control ...3-83 Remote Keyless Entry System ...2-4 Remote Keyless Entry ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 467
    ...Spare Tire and Tools ...5-82 REPLACE LIFTGATE FUSE ...3-63 Replacement Bulbs ...5-60 Replacing Brake System Parts ...5-40 Replacing Restraint System Parts After...Out ...4-44 Running Your Engine While You Are Parked ...2-30 S Safety Belt Reminder Light ...3-33 Safety Belts Care...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 468
    ... Vehicle ...5-4 Doing Your Own Work ...5-3 Engine Soon Light ...3-41 Publications Ordering Information ...7-11 SERVICE 4WD ...3-59 SERVICE AIR BAG ...3-59 SERVICE BRAKE SYSTEM ...3-59 Service Bulletins ...7-12 Service Manuals ...7-11 SERVICE RIDE CONTROL ...3-60 SERVICE STABILITY ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 469
    ... ...3-64 Stalling on an Incline ...4-28 Starting Your Engine ...2-19 Steering ...4-12 Steering in Emergencies ... Theft-Deterrent, Radio ...3-95 Theft-Deterrent Systems ...2-16 Content Theft-Deterrent ...2-16 ... Belt ...1-41 Throttle, Adjustable ...2-20 TIGHTEN FUEL CAP ...3-60 Tilt Wheel ...3-7 Tilting ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 470
    ... Recommendations ...4-52 Trailer Brakes ...4-59 Trailer Wiring Harness ...4-62 TRANS HOT IDLE ENGINE ...3-61 Transfer ..., Automatic ...2-22 Transmission, Transaxle, Transfer Case Unit Repair Manual ...7-12 Transportation Options ...7-8 Traveling to Remote Areas ...4-19 Trip Information Button ...3-47 ...
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 471
    ... ...Voltmeter Gage ... 5-41 3-27 3-83 2-15 3-37 W Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators ...3-31 Warnings DIC Warnings and Messages ...3-...Event Data Records ...7-9 Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...5-108 Service Parts Identification Label ...5-108 Vehicle Personalization Memory Seat ...2-47 17
  • 2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT | Owner's Manual - Page 472
    When to Add Engine Oil ...5-12 When to Change Engine Oil (GM Oil Life System) ...5-14 When to Check ...5-71 When to Check and ... ...3-9 Winter Driving ...4-40 X XM™ Satellite Radio Antenna System ...3-99 XM™ Satellite Radio Service (48 Contiguous US States) ...3-66, 3-97 Y Your Vehicle and the ...



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