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
The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for best life expectancy.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Noted condensation buildup within headlight housing, low beam lamp fails, damage to ballast evident;
Air/moisture leaks into headlight housing result in condensation falling to the bottom of the housing. Ballasts are for the low beam lamps only and are mounted on the exterior, bottom of the housing with the electrical conductors protruding up and into the housing. When enough moisture has accumulated it will short the ballast conductors toget...
2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Questions
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...
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.
2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Recalls
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.
The wiring to the washer system heater may overheat due to a failure in the heater module. This could cause other electrical features to malfunction, smoke to develop, and an electrical fire could result. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse to protect the washer heater module. This recall is expected to begin on September 12, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08048.