Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail on Cadillac Escalade

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

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Average mileage: 99,565 (11,000–250,000)
7 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, more2005, 2006, 2008
49 people reported this problem
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My rear lift gate won't 0pen automatically,I have to open lift gate manuallywhat's solutions .
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Both rear doors lock actuators do not work on 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV.
Lock issue back latch tail gate not working
I also replaced the battery and shorly there after the rear door would not open. Then the front driver door would not lock. I have to go around the vec. to check all doors. What piece of CR__P. Wont ever buy a cadilac again
The door locks intermittently lock with key fob and sometimes do not unlock. It's very random. If you lock them all by hand, a different door or doors will unlock with the key fob.
Power Door Lock Actuators Fail front p and rear driver side.
Driver side door lock does not work with remote or electronically inside vehicle. Also heated and cooled seats went out the same time. Dealers says it's over $1000 to repair these. BS!
Drivers side door power lock does not work.
Right rear door actuator fails to lock the door.
Rear Hatch lock unlock randomly quits working. No other way to open the rear hatch it is locked. bummer
Reardoor don't open
The door locks have been giving me trouble for about a year now. The left rear door won't even open from the outside, it is permanently locked, the right rear doesn't lock at all and the driver's door unlocks remotely sometimes, but I usually have to open it manually with the key. The driver's door handle is loose and I had to have it replaced today along with 3 door lock actuators. Why is there no recall for the power door lock actuators?
tail gate won't open
Rear door actuators failed. Replaced!
Rear passenger door started not unlocking then not functioning at all. I have already replaced all the other actuators because they have all failed.
Drivers door automatic lock does not work
Passenger door lock, front, fails to automatically go all the way down or up.
Rear door lock is not opening at all
Rear doors are locked and will not unlock and rear wiper stopped working at the same time. All four passinger dor locks work fine.
Frony passenger door actuator started going out around 54000 miles. Already replaced rear right actuator and door handle.
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