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Cadillac Escalade Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

179 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Cadillac Escalade. 15 of these members (8.4%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 10 suspension and steering repairs to Cadillac Escalades--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Don't infer Cadillac Escalade problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Cadillac Escalade repairs by problem area

19% of the Cadillac Escalade repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 7% to the body and trim, and 17% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 121 repairs.

Cadillac Escalade suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Cadillac Escalade suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 22% cost less than $100, 30% between $100 and $499, 22% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 17% more than $2500.

Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV, ext.

403-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Cadillac Escalade in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 40000    
42000 0 Rear shock failure 
57000  

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2007 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV

403-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Cadillac Escalade in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 13000    
14000 0 Had to bring car in 3 times for suspension issues. 1st two times were to replace the front passsenger side suspension as it would squeak terribly. Last repair was for the rear automatic leveling air suspension that failed to work, notified by light. 
28700 0 Rear Auto-Leveling air suspension components needed to be replaced as they were displaying error messages. 
30000  

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2004 Cadillac Escalade

Engine not specified

Cadillac Escalade in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 161000    
167000 600 A PART CONNECTING THE AXLE TO WHEEL WAS RUSTING OUT AND MAKING A LARGE NOISE. IT HAD TO BE REPLACED 

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2003 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV

345-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

Cadillac Escalade in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
45 Replaced intermediate steering shaft, I'm an ASE Certified Master tech. Typical clunking in GMT 800 series trucks when turning wheel. I used a Dorman product instead of GM because it's cheaper in price and better made with never a comeback 
29000  

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2002 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV

345-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

Cadillac Escalade in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 52000    
79000 80 Power steering hoses were leaking. Hoses were replaced. 
91000  
Cadillac Escalade in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 108000    
126500 2000 worn tie rod and suspension bar wheel bearing replaced with new alignment given and tires replaced with new tires 
140000  
Cadillac Escalade in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 76000    
88000 750 Front wheel bearing failure. Second front wheel bearing failure. Passenger side front wheel bearing failure, third in a month. 

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