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2007 Cadillac Escalade repairs by problem area

Engine (12%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (37%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (26%)

Chart based on 43 repairs.
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2007 Cadillac Escalade repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (19%)

< $100 (45%)

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Chart based on 31 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Cadillac Escalade

Engine not specified

Cadillac Escalade in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
Jan 2011

46000 mi
Exterior, passenger side door handle inexplicably broke where it connects to the door. 

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2007 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV, ext.

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

Cadillac Escalade in Louisiana, United States
Feb 2010 - Aug 2016
Mar 2010

38000 mi

US $600
Metal pipe between radiator and rear heater leaked, causing car to overheat. Spent $600 on emergency temporary repair and towing, and dealer replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2010

38000 mi
door handle came loose 
Nov 2010

45000 mi
passenger side rear door handle was falling off 
Jan 2011

48000 mi

US $1200
Chrome wheel leaking air, started 6 months ago. Dealer did minor scraping/sealing to stop air leak. Started leaking again and ruined the tire. Dealer said wheel had excessive wear, replaced wheel, I bought new tires. 
Apr 2012

60000 mi

US $180
Once again I had to replace the battery. This car eats batteries, as this is the 4th battery. 
Jun 2012

61000 mi

US $1360
replaced all wheels - I had replaced one wheel previously and a second wheel had been worked on twice to prevent leaks. The chrome wheels are very poor quality 
Aug 2012

64500 mi

US $200
driver's side door handle is falling off. This is the 3rd door handle to fall off 
Jan 2013

59800 mi

US $480
Master cylinder failed 
Jul 2013

78000 mi

US $700
a/c was leaking coolant chemical. Had to seal and recharge 
Jul 2015

97000 mi

US $1350
$700 AC repair Heated front seats Cruise control Rear window defrost 
Apr 2016

99300 mi
Repair heated seats front passenger seat will not adjust failure of heated steering wheel 
Aug 2016

101000 mi

US $1000
Sold car, AC not working well. Heated steering wheel no longer working. 
Cadillac Escalade in Arizona, United States
Aug 2008 - Oct 2011
Jun 2011

47000 mi
The car drove fine and there was no warning light, but the monthly OnStar report showed a possible issue with the transmission control module. The dealer reprogrammed the TCM. 
Cadillac Escalade in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2015 - Dec 2017
Jul 2016

160000 mi

US $600
Fuel Pump 
Cadillac Escalade in Michigan, United States
Aug 2011 - Aug 2014
Sep 2012

79000 mi

US $575
Replaced leaking oil pan. 
Jun 2014

100000 mi

US $1200
Dealer indicated CV boot had failed and grease released under vehicle. Rear window had to be replaced because rear defogger tabs failed 

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2007 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac Escalade in Florida, United States
Apr 2012 - Aug 2014
Sep 2012

67000 mi
Trim around window on passenger door was warped causing wind noise. 
Jul 2013

80800 mi
Black trim under the window. Just clearcoat finish from sun damage. 
Oct 2013

85800 mi

US $500
Engine mount crushed. Needed to be replaced Driver's side door handle broke 
Cadillac Escalade in Oregon, United States
Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

99000 mi

US $350
Drivers door and RR passenger door both had to have door handles replaced. 
Cadillac Escalade in Texas, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2012
Jan 2012

US $100
Exterior door handles are made of really low quality plastic that tend to break easily. I have replaced 3 already. 

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2007 Cadillac Escalade 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac Escalade in Ohio, United States
Jan 2011 - May 2011
May 2011

39000 mi
Worst car I ever had except for a new 1986 Ford Aerostar. From A/C buttons popping off to repeat liftgate probs, to running board motors, to active suspension shocks to rapping valves when cold etc etc. A nightmare. Bought a new Tahoe LTZ. 
Cadillac Escalade in Washington, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Dec 2008

23000 mi
Torn seat cover.  Wind noise coming from drivers door. 
Jan 2009

25000 mi
Wind noise....parts ordered and replaced at a second trip.  
Mar 2010

44000 mi
Replaced heated seat module on passenger side. 
Cadillac Escalade in Connecticut, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

24000 mi
electical wire connecting rear defroster on rear glass panel on driver side detached from glass.  
Cadillac Escalade in New York, United States
Feb 2010 - Nov 2012
Mar 2010

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. 
Aug 2012

28600 mi
Rear Auto-Leveling air suspension components needed to be replaced as they were displaying error messages. 
Cadillac Escalade in Idaho, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2013
Oct 2011

81500 mi

US $550
Fixed faulty drivers side seat warmer. Fixed faulty drivers outside door handle. Tires have bad chrome rims causing constant air loss. Dealer added nitrogen to solve problem but did not work. Cost $100+ Fixed faulty drivers side seat warmer. Fixed faulty drivers outside door handle.  
Mar 2013

104000 mi
Tires have bad chrome rims causing constant air loss. 

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