definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,750 miles

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problem #4

Jan 072019


  • 72,000 miles
We are concerned about a safety issue with a cracked dashboard and deployment of the takata airbags. On January 8, 2019, two, long, wide cracks appeared in the passenger dashboard from the windshield vent toward the glove compartment. They were about 6' long. Beneath the cracks one could see a light tan, soft looking item. The next day a similar crack appeared on the driver dash. The vehicle was parked in the garage like it has been every day and night. It has about 72,000 miles; we are the 2nd owner and purchased it in 2009 with about 7,000 miles. Because the vehicle is listed as part of the takata airbag recall, we are concerned about the cracks and what may have caused them. Could it be a partial inflation? and will there be flying shards of plastic dash during an inflation of the bags. The car is listed in the NHTSA recall 16V381; manufacture recall number 2049151. The remedy is not yet available. On or about December 29,2016, GM offered to cover the estimated $1,082.78 repair of a cracked dashboard in a 2011 GMC Yukon denali in tate county, Mississippi. Landers Buick GMC is the point dealership for mid-South GM cracked dashboard complaints.

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #3

Jan 232018


  • 95,000 miles
The dashboard has cracked and researching the problem, I found that this is a common problem with GM vehicles my year model and after. The vehicle is garage kept and is not exposed to direct sunlight or extreme cold temperatures.

- Desoto, TX, USA

problem #2

Aug 162017


  • miles
Takata recall the message 'low oil pressure, stop engine' comes on when ever I am at a standstill too long. The dealership has said to start with a new oil pump and go from there, but I could need a new engine. Based on a forum I frequent about Escalades, it seems Escalade models 2007-2011 are having this same issue. If GM is aware that this is an ongoing issue with these specific year models, maybe they need to do a recall.

- Killeen, TX, USA

problem #1

Jul 012009

Escalade 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer requests a stolen bag and over charge from airlines the tire pressure light illuminated. The dealer recalibrated the tire sensor monitors. Updated 11/15/10 updated 11/19/10 the consumer stated there was cloudy white smoke coming from the vehicle. It was determined the engine and gasket failed due to a pin hole that caused the oil to leak out. Updated 12/01/10 updated 02/08/11

- Bloomfield, CT, USA