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#277 of 298 Re: 2003 Cadillac Escalade Rear Heat [karpenisi]
Nov 10, 2011 (6:37 pm)
I am having this same issue with my 05 Escalade, no warm air from the rear vents, but fully functional controls and normal function in the front system.
What is the auxillary control module, where is it and how do I recalibrate the system?
#278 of 298 2003 Escalade traction control activates unnecessarily
Nov 10, 2011 (9:28 pm)
I have to deactivate traction control every time I start the truck otherwise it activates every time I accelerate from a complete stop. Any answers?
#279 of 298 Re: Service Stability System [jake5_28]
Dec 10, 2011 (1:30 am)
I also had a problem with the brakes on my 2002 Escalade. The front speed sensors get corroded by the salt that is put on the roads to melt the snow. They need to be taken out and cleaned or replaced with new ones. There is a recall, but for some reason the '02 Escalade is not on it, so you will have to pay for it yourself. I tried to argue the point with my local Cadillac dealer, but to no avail! You can print out the recall notice from the internet and it will explain it in more detail. Although, the grinding is not a symtom of this problem, so this might be something else. Grinding usually happens when your pads or shoes are worn down and you're metal to metal with the drums or rotors. Hope this helps!
#280 of 298 2008 Escalade premature undercarriage rust
Dec 10, 2011 (8:57 am)
I have followed the posts and threads on the undercarriage rust issue with GM. I own 2 Cadillac escalades. I purchased Escalade brand new in 2007 and another purchased in 2008 which I traded my 2002(also bought brand new) in for the brand new 2008. Within a year the brake rotor rusted completely and peeled and warranty replaced. Again, within a year another set of rotors or rotors and brakes rusted out, now on third set of rotors were replaced, again under warranty as dealer said GM has had rotor issues. Each time escalade was taken to the dealer for all work. Now, for a year we have had a nightmare with undercarriage rust. Entire frame is rusted, ignition coils rusted out and were replaced, both manifolds and heat shields rusted so bad the bolts busted when they tried to replace them. The lines have rusted out, all replaced under warranty but now with 29,000 miles on this escalade the warranty ran out in November. I am fighting with GM, and due to go to court in January. Has anyone gone thru the court process and can weigh in what the result was? With only 29000 miles the vehicle is unsafe to drive. An expert looked at it and said it is the worst case of rusted undercarriage he has ever seen. I know this is a metallurgical issue with the 2008 frames as my 2002 and 2007 with 73000 miles has no rust. The 2008 frame, undercarriage, hinges, even the brackets under the hood are rusted and bubbling. I have a 2007 Toyota Tundra that has been in and out of strip jobs, off road in mine pits, sits next to the escalade in the driveway each night and not a bit of rush anywhere and it has 196000 miles. I am contacting the NHTSA and filing a complaint and holding my breath for what the outcome will be in court as the GM experts will testify that there are no rust history with GM undercarriages. The Sierra 1500 posts are living proof that there is a metallurgical problem and GM should step in and do a recall. I have photos that tell the whole truth. Wife doesn’t even drive it when the roads are bad, wont go on ice and minimal salt came in contact and it was always thoroughly washed. There must be an issue with the 2008 escalade frames and undercarriage. any thoughts? Heard GM offers no warranty on undercariage rust, Is That True?
#281 of 298 Re: 2002 Escalade transmission troubles [browncb]
Dec 16, 2011 (9:30 am)
I know this was a while ago that you posted this but by chance did you find anything out about your situation? Just yesterday my 2002 will go forward but not into reverse. I had someone say that it was the band for reverse within the tranny..wondering if you had any solutions given to you?
#282 of 298 2002 Cadillac Escalade Reverse issues
Dec 16, 2011 (9:32 am)
My 2002 will go forward but all of sudden with no issues will not go into reverse? Has anyone had this happen and if so did you find a solution?
#283 of 298 Re: ESCALADE PROBLEM [mars24]
Dec 16, 2011 (9:36 am)
Definetly get it checked out before you purchase a model. When it comes to the 2002 cadillac escalade seriously don't waist your time to many issues...possibly not at first when you buy it..but eventually you will be better off NOT buying a cadillac escalade!
#284 of 298 Re: Aftermarket Special Rear Wiper Blade Available [jeff618]
Feb 28, 2012 (8:19 pm)
I need help, we just got this 03 escalade (with suposely 109.000 miles on it), 2 and half hours away from home, got on the road.. about a hour and half in the road... check control center light came on , the low oil pressure came on shortly after,........ we got off the high way, trying to find a gas station.... the car had smoking coming out of the distribuitor and died, we turn on again and a lot of smoke came out of the distribuitor. We got to the gas station, my husband put 2 quarts of motor oil in it, we think that the previous owner just didnt change the oil or maintain the car at all... it appeared that no oil was in it, we made another hour on the high way, the warnings on the dash ware there still. Getting off of the high way, at the stop light... the smoke came on again off the distribuitor, the car died again, we turn on ... same thing happend all over again, well , we made it home. Now we are worried about what could be wrong with it, we dont want to go around spending money and have this to keep happening. I was thinking about having it fully tuned up (by our mechanic that comes to our house)... then taking it to a shop to be put on a computer.
I would love to hear your advice on this. Thank you in advance.
(sorry any miss spelling, I am from Brasil)
#285 of 298 low oil pressure
Feb 28, 2012 (10:16 pm)
hi, i want to add that the dam ass guy... put a small battery in there, it needs a bigger one. thanks