2006 Cadillac Escalade Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Cadillac Escalade

2006 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.

Steering Wheel Position Sensor May Fail

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

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2006 Cadillac Escalade Questions

I'm not getting any power to my car what's the problem (1 answer)

I got a new battery and still no power

After sitting over night my car will not start. I have replaced the battery. (1 answer)

The problem happens almost every time the car sits over night. When I take it have the battery checked, they say it is fully charged. Could something be draining the battery?

Service airbag comes on, also ride control. Goes off when keys are pushed (1 answer)

What ie problem and how much to fix

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2006 Cadillac Escalade Recalls

Tire and Loading Information Labels Are Innacurate

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

Power Steering Hose May Burst

Some vehicles have a power steering hose that was not made to specification and may rupture under extreme steering conditions. If this were to happen, power steering assist would be lost and steering effort would increase. On vehicles equipped with hydro-boost brakes, braking effort would also increase. If power steering fluid were to spray on hot engine parts, an engine compartment fire could also occur. Dealers will inspect the power steering hose(s) for the two suspect date codes and replace them if needed. The recall began October 14, 2005. The GM recall number is 05086.

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2006 Cadillac Escalade Reviews

I just purchase this 2006 Cadillac Escalade one month agao. I am not happy this the steering. I took it to the shop and asked the mechanic to look at the front end thinking it might be the steering box, tie rod end,ball joint, something such as that, because the vehicle wants to wonder off the road or into the traffic. I have to fight it to get it to stay in the middle of the road and don't eve...
This is my second Escalade. I absolutely love these cars. Feel luxurious,safe,powerful and yet nimble with a fantastic turning radius.

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