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: 93,442 (7,300–250,000)
13 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2016
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2008 Cadillac Escalade 70,000 mi,
My rear lift gate won't 0pen automatically,I have to open lift gate manuallywhat's solutions .
2008 Cadillac Escalade 56,000 mi,
Both rear doors lock actuators do not work on 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV.
2006 Cadillac Escalade 140,000 mi,
Lock issue back latch tail gate not working
2008 Cadillac Escalade 95,000 mi,
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!
2004 Cadillac Escalade 11,000 mi,
Drivers side door power lock does not work.
2008 Cadillac Escalade 93,000 mi,
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.
Rear Hatch lock unlock randomly quits working. No other way to open the rear hatch it is locked. bummer
2008 Cadillac Escalade 37,000 mi,
Power Door Lock Actuators Fail front p and rear driver side.
2008 Cadillac Escalade 55,000 mi,
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
2003 Cadillac Escalade 100,000 mi,
Right rear door actuator fails to lock the door.
2008 Cadillac Escalade 92,000 mi,
I have a 2008 Escalade ESV and my passenger locks do not unlock all the time. Is it a fuse or actuator? How difficult is it to do it myself? I'm far from a mechanic.
2008 Cadillac Escalade 62,000 mi,
I have to change the handle lefth rear side becouse the power door lock actuators fail and try to open the door pulling hard .. Now I have to change the power door Actuators motor not only for left rear door the righ rear door something I have to change it to
2008 Cadillac Escalade 12,000 mi,
I tried to unlock the driver's door with my key, but it was very weak and would not unlock. Every other door unlocked except the driver's door. I have yet to fix it.
2005 Cadillac Escalade 110,000 mi,
tail gate won't open
2016 Cadillac Escalade 7,300 mi,
Rear door will not open at all!
2013 Cadillac Escalade 7,500 mi,
2013 XTS doorlock driver side: randomly unlocks when it should be locked, Unlocks after leaving in an area and surprise, nothing was stolen. Cadillac service inspected and found nothing amiss ?? Before leaving dealer's lot again unlocks, show them, order a new lock (not in stock). Installed new door lock actuator 3 days later. We shall see.
2011 Cadillac Escalade 70,000 mi,
Passanger door lock stop working
2009 Cadillac Escalade 43,500 mi,
My 2009 Escalade Hybrid right rear door actuator stopped working when I had 43.5k miles.
2009 Cadillac Escalade 134,000 mi,
have to unlock it from the inside most of the time. not to mention the list of other issues we are having
2008 Cadillac Escalade 80,000 mi,
all doors lock but drivers side door