2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT

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2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Problems

Reduced Power and Check Engine Light

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Cadillac Escalade EXT 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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Questions

i am getting heat but my fan is not working inside (1 answer)

Turn Blinker click noise stops and AC goes warm at same time (1 answer)

I can be driving down the road and notice my ac stops blowing cold air. At the same time my turn signals still will work, but the associated clicking noise will stop. If I pull over and turn the vehicle off and then restart it, the ac and blinker noise will go back to working. What is in comm...

What could my problem be? (1 answer)

I get the both the codes p0171 and p0174 on my 2008 escalade, but they only stay on for a day or two then come of and reappear in about a day. My truck only has 77k mi. I have had the code p0449 but I have replaced my solenoid purge valve and that light has turned off.

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2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

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2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Reviews

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Great car and truck!!!!

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