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2002 Cadillac Escalade Question: What's wrong with my 02 Cadillac escalade?

 

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caddygrl82, Clearfield, UT, October 04, 2013, 11:51
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Yesterday it died while I was driving. When it died I still had power to my radio, lights, ets and my change oil light stayed on. It will start back up with a jump or if it sits for about 5 min. What could it be? I do need an oil change but will that cause my car to shut down? I was on my way to auto zone today to get it scanned but it did on the way and after waiting an hour for the hubby to come give me a boost I just went back home. I'm going to try tomorrow to get it scanned again

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    pushrod October 04, 2013, 12:24
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    Have the charging system (Alternator) output voltage checked, seems that it's not keeping the battery charged.

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    caddygrl82, October 04, 2013, 12:56
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    Ok. I was planning on doing that tomorrow. My husband thinks it's that as well. Thank u for ur response.

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    pushrod, October 04, 2013, 13:09
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    You bet.

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    caddygrl82, October 08, 2013, 00:54
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    Alternator was good. Battery wasn't but I bought I new one and it's still not starting.

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    pushrod, October 08, 2013, 04:27
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    Have the starter motor checked, 'IF' the engine is not turning when key is turned!!! (IF IT WILL NOT 'CRANK')

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