2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Repair and Maintenance

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

2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT Problems

Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body

A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.

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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

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.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

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.

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