Cadillac Escalade Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Cadillac Escalade

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Cadillac Escalade Problems

Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out

The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy.

Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

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Cadillac Escalade Questions

Could the instrument panel be causing the car to rough idle and shut off? (1 answer)

the vehicle turns on but then shuts off and the instrument panel it's not working what could it be

thermostat on 05 Cadi Esc, the gauge panel shows far right, it's not overheating (1 answer)

Is it the electric panel, other things are off too, the battery registered dry or perfect, others are not lighting up either, but mostly worried about the overheating, new radiator 6/2015 problem just started 3 days ago, i'll turn off car restart later and it's fine, shows thermostat in ...

How to test blower motor resister pack? (2 answers)

Blower motor is working. I can't tell if the control is bad or the resistor pack under the dash.

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Cadillac Escalade Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Suspension Control Arm Welds Fail

The front suspension upper control arms may have welds that are not sufficient, resulting in separation of the arm from the bushing. Dealers will replace both the left and right upper control arms and realign the vehicle suspension free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Cadillac Escalade Reviews

The 2008 Cadillac Escalade AWD is not built to the quality that Cadillac boost about. I have had to replaced bolt front an rear shocks, I have purchased the vehicle at 37000 miles. Do not buy a leased Escalade because the one I purchased was not well maintain. The windows was in terrible conditions from water damage. I have replaced the tires 3 times, due to wheel alignment, and bad shocks. Do ...
I am disappointed in the 2008 Cadillac Escalade. The warranty ran out & immediately the problems began. Front passenger seat heating & a/c unit stopped working. Then the entire air conditioning unit for the suv dissolved & had to be replaced. Then 2 of the the 4 doors stopped working(locking & unlocking), actuaries we later found out. Now the running boards are not operating as quickly as ...
I just purchase this 2006 Cadillac Escalade one month agao. I am not happy this the steering. I took it to the shop and asked the mechanic to look at the front end thinking it might be the steering box, tie rod end,ball joint, something such as that, because the vehicle wants to wonder off the road or into the traffic. I have to fight it to get it to stay in the middle of the road and don't eve...

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