2008 Cadillac Escalade Repair and Maintenance

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


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2008 Cadillac Escalade
$383 to $784
2008 Cadillac Escalade
$27 to $61
2008 Cadillac Escalade
$369 to $1,057
2008 Cadillac Escalade
$56 to $117
2008 Cadillac Escalade
$263 to $541

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The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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the truck has been parked for about a week and today I went to turn it on and it all worked fine but the AC on driver vent did not blow cold only hot, every other vent blew ice cold

it only does it after it gets drove a little and it loses power and goes all to crap.

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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.

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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The 2008 Cadillac Escalade AWD is not built to the quality that Cadillac boost about. I have had to replaced bolt front an rear shocks, I have purchased the vehicle at 37000 miles. Do not buy a leased Escalade because the one I purchased was not well maintain. The windows was in terrible conditions from water damage. I have replaced the tires 3 times, due to wheel alignment, and bad shocks. Do ...

I am disappointed in the 2008 Cadillac Escalade. The warranty ran out & immediately the problems began. Front passenger seat heating & a/c unit stopped working. Then the entire air conditioning unit for the suv dissolved & had to be replaced. Then 2 of the the 4 doors stopped working(locking & unlocking), actuaries we later found out. Now the running boards are not operating as quickly as ...

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