2005 Cadillac Escalade Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Cadillac Escalade

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2005 Cadillac Escalade Problems

Speedometer 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.

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

"No start" due to anti-theft system failure
The anti-theft system may fail causing a no start condition, the security light may illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the ignition switch may need to be replaced to correct this fault.

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2005 Cadillac Escalade Questions

thermostat 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 ...

How to test blower motor resister pack? (2 answers)

Blower motor is working. I can't tell if the control is bad or the resistor pack under the dash.

I just had my tires rotated,how do I reset the computer ,so the tire monitoring alert go's off (1 answer)

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2005 Cadillac Escalade Recalls

Rear 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.

Gear Shift Indicator May Not Illuminate

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 Reviews

Never had major problem - have 54000 miles

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