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2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Cadillac Escalade ESV is notorious for failure which causes:

This issue is related to the throttle position sensor, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS.

To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.

There have been multiple reports of the CD player displaying an error. The most common solution to this condition is the refurbishment or replacement of the unit. This will also require reprogramming the unit.