hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
82,277 miles

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problem #9

Aug 282017


  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Cadillac Escalade. The contact stated that the service stability traction control and service stability rack warning indicators kept randomly illuminating. Also, the brake lights remained illuminated. The contact had to turn the vehicle off and back on to reset the computer system; however, the warning indicators continued flashing. An unknown dealer diagnosed that the sensors needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and the contact was waiting on a response. The vehicle was received as a trade-in from a 2004 Cadillac Escalade that exhibited the same failure. The VIN was not available. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #8

Jul 142016


  • 80,000 miles
My vehicle stopped unexpectedly on the freeway while driving. I had my wife and 3. kids in the car. I drifted then put the car in park while moving and restarted it. My windshield wipers do not stay on they wipe once then shut off.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #7

Jun 062017


  • 158,389 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Cadillac Escalade. While driving 20 mph, the transmission seized and the vehicle jerked. In addition, while the vehicle was in the park position, the rpms accelerated rapidly without warning and the vehicle accelerated rapidly. The vehicle was taken to auto zone where it was diagnosed that the cooling system of the hybrid system and battery caused the failure. Furthermore, family trucks and vans of denver Colorado was notified of the failure and further diagnosed that the oil pressure switch and brake pedal were faulty. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failures. The failure mileage was 158,389.

- Center, CO, USA

problem #6

Apr 142016


  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Cadillac Escalade. While the cruise control was activated, it would suddenly fail when the contact activated another electrical device in the vehicle. The failure recurred to the point that the cruise control no longer operated at all. Also, while driving over a speed hump or any other bump in the road, the windows would roll up or down without warning. The dealer was unable to diagnose the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failures. The approximate failure miileage was 100,000.

- Lafeyette, LA, USA

problem #5

May 012016


  • 140,000 miles
The rear doors do not lock and unlock with remote, must be done manually.

- Hazlehrust, GA, USA

problem #4

Aug 112015


  • 68,900 miles
Rear passenger lock does not unlock from key or button must be done manually.

- South Beloit , IL, USA

problem #3

Oct 012014


  • 34,000 miles
While driving the vehicle it stalled and would not go. I had to turn it off and start it again I was about to pull out in major traffic and this could have been bad. Then again it happened while driving I was able to turn off and start again. It also had electrical issues that gave error codes. I brought it in the Cadillac dealership with 30000 miles on it but was told it was not covered under warranty or under a recall. While looking up the issues online there is a recall for this exact same problem but did not include my VIN # I think the recall needs to be expanded before someone is killed in an accident.

- Denham Springs, LA, USA

problem #2

Mar 022015

Escalade 8-cyl

  • 56,000 miles
My wife was going to a doctor's appointment with our 1 year old child. When she arrives she noticed the power-assisted step did not unfold when she opened her door, as it normally does. When she returned from her appointment and got in the car it the power-assisted step opened normally. After making her first turn out of the street she had parked on, the navigation cd started ejecting and inserting itself automatically, all of doors were locking and unlocking, the lights on the instrument panel and center console were flickering, power steering was lost, and the car stalled. She managed to veer over, turn the key off, and called me. I told her to put the car in park and try to restart. It started fine and she carefully drove back home. I dropped the car off at my local mechanic and they stated there were multiple well-documented bulletins on this electrical failure happening and that the dealership would be best suited to repair the issue. I then took it to the dealership and they stated they had to replace the positive and negative terminal cables to the battery. This could have been a much worse situation in which my wife or child was permanently injured or killed. Imagine if this had occurred on a highway - car stalling and losing power steering. This matter needs to be addressed as it seems to be a common theme for this make and model. Do not wait for a fatality to occur.

- Cockeysville, MD, USA

problem #1

Aug 242009

Escalade 8-cyl

  • 3,200 miles
Car shut off on me twice while driving. The car has a loud squeaking, squealing, rough noise. When that happens my rpms lock up and won't take it out of gear. Transmission slips at various speeds, it is said to believe at an up/down shift and a down/up shift. Suspension and other parts under vehicle are leaking.

- San Pedro, CA, USA