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Cadillac Escalade repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (14%)

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Cadillac Escalade suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (17%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (22%)

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.

2008 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV, ext.

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

129000 mi

US $1600
The wheel bearings rotors , and brakes 
42000 mi Rear shock failure 
80000 mi Rear shock failure. 

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2007 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV

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

14000 mi 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 mi Rear Auto-Leveling air suspension components needed to be replaced as they were displaying error messages. 

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2005 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV, ext.

345-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

229000 mi

US $325
Power steering pump whining, replaced pump. Also Auto Transmission service. 

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2004 Cadillac Escalade

Engine not specified

167000 mi

US $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

25691 mi

US $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 

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2002 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV

345-horsepower 6.0L V8 4-speed automatic AWD

89000 mi

US $750
Front wheel bearing failure. Second front wheel bearing failure. Passenger side front wheel bearing failure, third in a month. 
79000 mi

US $80
Power steering hoses were leaking. Hoses were replaced. 
126500 mi

US $2000
worn tie rod and suspension bar wheel bearing replaced with new alignment given and tires replaced with new tires 
74000 mi car was bouncing when it went over bumps 

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Cadillac Escalade Suspension Problems

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