Set the parking brake and apply the regular brake pedal. Make sure the vehicle is parked so that it will not roll. Please make sure that you describe your difficulty with the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 2011 as precisely as you can. See your dealer if the hybrid battery needs service. During heavy acceleration, both the engine and hybrid electric motors supply power. Energy from the moving vehicle recharges the hybrid battery.
If torque lock does occur, you may need to have another vehicle push yours a little uphill to take some of the pressure from the parking pawl in the transmission, then you will be able to pull the shift lever out of P Park. D Drive : This position is for normal driving. See the owner manual for more information. Carefully remove the wire tie which secures the electrical cord. Page: 34 Black plate 9,1 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid - 2011 Driving and Operating 9-9 Notice: Shifting out of P Park or N Neutral with the engine running at high speed may damage the transmission. Notice: Driving on clean, dry pavement in Four-Wheel Drive High or Four-Wheel Drive Low for an extended period of time may cause premature wear on the vehicle's powertrain. So be sure the transfer case is in a drive gear — not in N Neutral.
How to Check Automatic Transmission Fluid Notice: Too much or too little fluid can damage the transmission. Page: 52 Black plate 9,1 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid - 2011 Vehicle Care 10-9 Consistency of Readings Always check the fluid level at least twice using the procedure described previously. If a short distance must be driven with the light on, be certain to turn off all the accessories. The near-instant starting of the engine from Auto Stop mode is called Auto Start. Torque Lock If parking on a hill and the transmission not shifted into P Park properly, the weight of the vehicle may put too much force on the parking pawl in the transmission.
Plus, middle travelers get home windows that roll all the way downward. They discuss their programs with the Chevy Tahoe, Suburban, Avalanche, and Silverado. See Automatic Transmission Operation in the owner manual. The repair will not be covered by the vehicle warranty. Some of the vehicle conditions that allow the engine to stop running and enter the Auto Stop mode are:. For better vehicle efficiency, operate the vehicle in D Drive not M Manual Mode.
Check both sides of the dipstick and read the lower level. N Neutral : In this position, the engine and transmission are not connected with the wheels. Only a trained service technician with the proper knowledge and tools should inspect, test, or replace the hybrid battery. See your dealer if the hybrid battery needs service. You may find it difficult to pull the shift lever out of P Park.
With your foot off the brake and the vehicle on level ground, the hybrid drive motor may cause the vehicle to roll slowly forward, even when the engine is in Auto Stop. English and metric fasteners can be easily confused. Page: 40 Black plate 15,1 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid - 2011 Driving and Operating 9-15 7. This service manual always helps all those who already owns the Cadillac Escalade car or think about its purchase in the near future, the mechanics of auto centers, employees of the maintenance stations, repair shops, roadside car service stations and all other technical professionals who practice comprehensive repair of this class of equipment. The indicator in the white zone on the right side of the gauge indicates decreased fuel efficiency with a large amount of accelerations.
Auto Stop The vehicle has an Auto Stop feature. It uses electricity supplied by the same battery which is re-charged by the regenerative braking system. Check the oil as soon as possible and have the vehicle serviced. Be sure to use the proper nuts, bolts, and other fasteners. Keep your foot firmly on the brake pedal until you are ready for the vehicle to move.
Start the engine and park the vehicle on a level surface. Only a trained service technician with the proper knowledge and tools should inspect, test, or replace the hybrid battery. This light could indicate that there are electrical problems. Four-Wheel Drive If the vehicle has four-wheel drive, you can send the engine's driving power to all four wheels for extra traction. Escalade seats 7 in its most popular setup. Using the trailer brake system manually can make the hybrid vehicle perform as if the brake pedal in the vehicle is being pressed.