Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body on Cadillac Escalade

A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 125,485 (21,000–249,000)
7 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, more2006, 2008, 2011
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my vehicle runs fine until I come to stop then it idle down and wants to cut off but while im still sittng there it idles right back up on its own
I just got my transmission completely rebuiltand there's no problems with the transmission or motor but when they disconnected my battery and reconnected it my idol has been low and unstable since. They told me I have to reset the idle control sensor by doing all of these steps I'm sure did you have seen on the Internet, well just to say it's not working. I'll pop the hood myself and find that the hose clamp that connects the gasket to the Air filter to the air intake was completely off of the rim so basically this could've been sucking in anything now when I am idling at a stop sign or stop and reverse and put on my break it idle so low bid it will die but when I'm driving down the road or freeway it's driving like a champ and a brand-new transmission as well but that's not the problem my problem is when I'm idling at a stop sign or reversing into a parking spot and it dies right in front of everybody in the parking lot then I have to throw it in neutral to start it real fast not fun at all so how can this be fixed or how do you clean your air intake
HI GUYS, I'm NEW TO THIS FORUM BUT I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM. EXCEPT RECENTLY THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON AND I BROUGHT IT TO AUTOZONE TO HAVE IT DIAGNOSE, AND THEY GAVE ME A CODE P0420. HOW DO I NARROW IT DOWN TO THE EXACT FAULT? PLEASE HELP
2003 Cadillac Escalade 180,000 mi,
vehicle was idoling very low and if steering wheel was turned in drive with foot on the brake, it would stall
2002 Cadillac Escalade 135,000 mi,
Same problem... Truck was idling very low....cutting off while turning... Change the air filter and clean the throttle body...with throttle body cleaner that took care of problem for me...
2011 Cadillac Escalade 21,000 mi,
I had my 3 babies in the car I could not brake nor steer, Nearly crashed. CALLED 911 because I was in the middle of the road and car then died and would not start. Towed away and fixed. THIS IS A SERIOUS PROBLEM. THEY NEED TO HAVE A RECALL .
2003 Cadillac Escalade 137,000 mi,
My Escalade will idle very slow and sometimes stall when it is in gear. I have not fixed the problem yet.
2003 Cadillac Escalade 120,000 mi,
Had battery replaced, which I believed to be the problem only to leave the service station and have the care stall out on the way home..
2002 Cadillac Escalade 108,000 mi,
Low idle when coming to stop
2003 Cadillac Escalade 249,000 mi,
my tracking sensor comes on on the dash when I'm going under 30 miles per hour but when I'm going up a steep hill nothing happens my truck is very strong up hills I don't know what's the problem I got it checked and they say it might be a wiring problem can anybody help me before I spend a lot of money on nothing to get fixed
2006 Cadillac Escalade 155,600 mi,
When sitting at a red light with foot on brake or when car is parked and running, it acts as if it wants to cut off. It seems to be worst when I have the radio on or running the heat or air-conditioning.
2002 Cadillac Escalade 103,376 mi,
Low idle and stalling and difficulty turning steering wheel when the car is moving slow and having idle issues