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2003 Cadillac Escalade Recalls

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Most Recent 2003 Cadillac Escalade Recall

On July 21, 2005, Cadillac recalled 1,359,824 Cadillac Escalade. On certain crew cab pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, the 2nd row center occupant seat belt routing may make it difficult to position the lap portion of the safety belt low around the hips of occupants, especially smaller occupants, seated in this position. appropriate use of a child seat or booster seat, as recommended for small children, does improve the fit condition for this user group. in addition to instructions on proper infant and young child restraint (with child seats or boosters), special verbiage for restraining older child is included in the owner¿s manual. also, the suggested seat belt fit/routing for adults, irrespective of seating position, is described in the owner¿s manual text.
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2003 Cadillac Escalade Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 21, 2005

The second row center seat belt may be difficult to position correctly on smaller passengers. 

Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on September 18, 2004
On certain pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, the galvanized steel tailgate support cables that retain the tailgate in the full open (horizontal) position may corrode, weaken, and eventually fracture. if both cables fractured, the tailgate would suddenly drop and strike the top surface of the rear bumper.
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 18, 2004

A problem with the hydro-boost system may reduce braking assist and slightly increase the steering effort while braking. 

Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 17, 2003

On 107 vehicles, one or two welds on the rear door hinge may not be to specification. 

Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 6, 2002

Some vehicles may be missing a bracket to secure the battery cable. 

No action is required, all vehicles were repaired before being sold.

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