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Cadillac Escalade Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.

Cadillac Escalade Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., March 31, 2006

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The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

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Body, Interior & Misc., December 29, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE OCCUPANT PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."

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Body, Interior & Misc., November 8, 2002

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Two potential pinch points exist on the second row seats when the head restraints are folded rearward and the seat back is folded down. If a person were to insert their finger(s) into the pinch point, it could trap and pinch the finger(s) causing injury. Dealers will install protective covers over the pinch points. The recall began November 22, 2002.

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Brakes, June 18, 2004

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The hydro-boost housing relief valve bore may be out of specification. The seal may fracture as a result, which may reduce braking assist and slightly increase the steering effort while braking. Under certain conditions, more braking effort will be required to stop the vehicle. Dealers will replace the hydro-boost relief valve. The recall began June 18, 2004. The GM recall number is 04004.

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Engine, July 13, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH A FLOOR MOUNTED ROSEN VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." DUE TO THE METHOD OF INSTALLATION OF THE VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT CENTER BY THE INSTALLED, THE VEHICLE MAY NOT MEET THE FUEL SPILLAGE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

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Cadillac Escalade Questions and Answers

mikegriff2002, 1999 Cadillac Escalade, Bellflower, CA

my radio goes on and off at the same time my driver side window switch doesn't work

divadlm, 1999 Cadillac Escalade, Portsmouth, VA

The top hinge comes up, but the bottom doesn't come down. How can I check to possibly fix myself?

divadlm, 1999 Cadillac Escalade, Portsmouth, VA

My player doesn't work or even comes out. How can I get it out?

LEXA 2009, 1999 Cadillac Escalade, Sioux City, IA

The blower works on high only, and not the lower settings

Visitor, 1999 Cadillac Escalade, Lockport, NY

can smell antifreeze but can't find leak, not showing in oil,exhaust,or on the ground.Anyone have this porblem before?

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Cadillac Escalade Reviews

I am disappointed in the 2008 Cadillac Escalade. The warranty ran out & immediately the problems began. Front passenger seat heating & a/c unit stopped working. Then the entire air conditioning unit for the suv dissolved & had to be replaced. Then 2 of the the 4 doors stopped working(locking & unlocking), actuaries we later found out. Now the running boards are not operating as quickly as they previously did, so I expect them to stop also. It seems like the entire model was not up to "CADILLAC" standards or what it should have been...will not be looking at Cadillacs again!

I just purchase this 2006 Cadillac Escalade one month agao. I am not happy this the steering. I took it to the shop and asked the mechanic to look at the front end thinking it might be the steering box, tie rod end,ball joint, something such as that, because the vehicle wants to wonder off the road or into the traffic. I have to fight it to get it to stay in the middle of the road and don't even think about trying to pass anyone, that is scary. The first mechanic said everything looks good he could not find anything wrong and everything was tight. After a short debate he suggested to get a second mechanic to look at it. Then that mechanic said I had a tire he thought might be cupping, he found I had a cracked brake pad, and my rotors was below spec. so I purchase new rotors and brake pads.Plus a front alignment rotated tires.Still did not fix the problem. I am wondering if the size tires I have on this vehicle might be the problem. Has anyone had the problem? I have 305/50R20 on this vehicle. I love them, but do I need to go smaller or narrower? Please help? I am hoping this is not a money pit.

I am totally disappointed with my 2007 Escalade.55,000 miles
Coil packs need to be replaced continuosly
Battery lasts only 2 years
Power steering pump is rusted and needes to be replaced
A/C lines corroded and need replacement
A/C blower failed need replacement.
Hey Cadillac, this is your flagship automobile.Shame on you.
Reimburse the consumer for your poor workmanship.
Do you wonder why we buy foreign????
Get your act together.

I can not believe all the problems I have had with my wife's cadillac escalade. First the passenger side door handle is loose, the the battery needs to be replaced every two years, the moon roof's motor is broken, and now my BCM is out. This was a 64,999 dollar vehicle. It is only 5 years old and has less than 78,000 miles. I can not believe it and will never ever buy another cadillac again.

2003 cadillac escalade code 420 efficiency blew therehold Bank 1
sensor.1
i put right side new catylic coverter with 2 upper and lower oxgen senser but check eangine code 420 come back .I try to remove with scaner but 30 miles come back again. plz help anyone know better about it.
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