2005 Cadillac Escalade Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Cadillac Escalade ProblemsSpeedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically
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.
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 the best life expectancy.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
2005 Cadillac Escalade Questionsthermostat on 05 Cadi Esc, the gauge panel shows far right, it's not overheating (1 answer)
Is it the electric panel, other things are off too, the battery registered dry or perfect, others are not lighting up either, but mostly worried about the overheating, new radiator 6/2015 problem just started 3 days ago, i'll turn off car restart later and it's fine, shows thermostat in ...
Blower motor is working. I can't tell if the control is bad or the resistor pack under the dash.
2005 Cadillac Escalade RecallsRear Seat Belt for Smaller Passengers May Not Fit Correctly
The second row center seat belt routing may make it difficult to position correctly on smaller passengers. If the seat belt rides up to fit around the abdomen, the risk of internal injury is increased in a crash. Dealers will cut the guide loop, remove a portion of the loop, and the remaining sides should be folded over and secured with a retainer. The recall began July 21, 2005. The GM recall number is 05037.
Under certain conditions, the shift lever position indicator located in the instrument cluster may not illuminate. If the indicator does not illuminate, the driver may not know which gear the vehicle is in. This could result in the vehicle moving in an unintended direction, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the instrument panel cluster to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on February 14, 2005. The General Motors recall number is 05023.