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2005 Cadillac Escalade

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2005 Cadillac Escalade Problems

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.

Engine -- Verified

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

2005 Cadillac Escalade Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., July 21, 2005

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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.

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Drive Train, February 22, 2005

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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.


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2005 Cadillac Escalade Questions and Answers

ALk1956, 2005 Cadillac Escalade, Westchester, IL

I would like to replace my steering wheel with an OEM replacement. I purchased the vehicle used and the wood part has dents and chips in it. Is this difficult to do?

Art Kristufek

dina, 2005 Cadillac Escalade, Washington, UT

I purchased the car new. Now in shop for routine servicing, oil change, filter, etc.. Dealer calls to say my escalade needs a power trane overhaul which will cost me about $452 plus taxes and just ...

dina, 2005 Cadillac Escalade, Washington, UT

Comment - dmddander, April 09, 2009, 15:35

on my 05 Escalade, I have 35k miles. I know some kind of overhaul is done at about 45k miles I am told by a friend with same vehicle. My friend says they...

clarencenartin, 2005 Cadillac Escalade, Reidsville, NC

when my a/c is on air comes out cool everywhere except out the passenger side air vents which has heat coming out why is this

pdxfan, 2005 Cadillac Escalade, Portland, OR

I just sat through stop and go traffic of the first snow storm of the year. My engine temp did get hot (half way to the top), which for this rig isn't serious and it sat there for a couple hou...

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