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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade
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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
Even with hybrids being all the rage these days, you might find it hard to imagine a full-size SUV embracing this new tech. However, the 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid should be all...

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I was driving my 05 Escalade today and all of a sudden the engine started revving up. I pulled over, put it in park, then back in
Hello, most of the time this is caused by a failing throttle body. These are a common failure on this vehicle. The accelerator motor or throttle position sensor fail and causes this. The accelerator pedal assembly can also fail causing...
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My ABS light went up
In my experience the hub and sensor both needs to be replaced. The sensor will most likely break off when trying to remove it. If you do manage to get it out, the front hub bearings wear will cause erratic...
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Bad Ecu
Any time a computer module is replaced it needs special programming to work with your vehicles other modules and program it to start and run your engine. The programming for the ECU can only be done by a specialized scanner...
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EVAP
If you are having a EVAP code that keeps returning then you should have a mechanic or shop with a smoke tester pump smoke into the fuel tank's vent system to see where it is leaking out. From there you...
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The truck is riding hard
When you say the truck is riding hard, I have seen many of the suspension struts binding causing a hard ride. They do not shift to smooth ride and may stay stiff. Replacing the shock/struts fixed the issue with ride....
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EVAP 1
The code you are getting will have a pinpoint test to follow like directions to follow. Depending on the code you received will depend on the parts involved. I would recommend writing down the code, disconnecting the battery, and then...
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Wired
The wire goes to pin 8 of the ECM and to the EVAP solenoid on one side and this side will ground the solenoid to control it. If the circuit is keeping the EVAP solenoid on all the time, then...
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My lift gate wont open
You will need to have the body computer scanned using a Tech2 device or something similar that can access the body control module for a rear door diagnosis. The door can be actuated and tested by a technician to see...
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Is it worth fixing
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2000 Cadillac Escalade. If you overheated the engine until it died, then you may have damaged the engine internally on cylinder number 4. Your water pump is most likely the part leaking....
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Mechanic claimed it was the EVAP valve canister
Hi, the EVAP canister is designed to trap fumes and vapors from the fuel tank and prevent them from going back into the atmosphere. Make sure that a technician has checked the lines to and from the canister. Also, the...
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We've replaced the steering column w a used one ( different key ) will this cause a no start?
This may potentially cause a no start issue as the keys are usually equipped with a microchip in them that is mapped/flashed from the dealer specifically to the vehicle's computer. I would recommend having the new key re-flashed to the...
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Why would my Cadillac escalade overheat? It's at 215,000 miles.
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to try to help you with this issue. One thing that can cause an overheat is a clogged cooling system. If any part of the cooling/heating system is clogged, then the coolant...
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Truck won't start mechanic said it was the alarm first then jumped to the engine control computer
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would recommend informing the technician who serviced your vehicle that the vehicle started just fine before the transmission was serviced and that any issues that occurred afterwards would most likely be due to his...
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transfer case needs replaced
A good estimate would be around 3 hours labor to replace the transfer case as a complete unit.
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Escalade suddenly stop moving like it's in neutral.
Hello. Most of the time this occurs when the fuel pump fails. The lack of fuel pressure will cause the engine to lose all power which will feel like a transmission issue. This will then cause the engine too cut...
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40 amp fuse blows when trying to start the vehicle.
You have a short in this circuit or a fault that is drawing excessive current. It could be the coil packs, ignition module, or a wiring fault (a short perhaps). This will require some effort with a volt meter to...
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My truck will turn over but wont start. Its making a clicking noise and then shuts off, what should i do to fix it?
Hi there. Check the fuel pump relay and see if the relay has failed. If the relay is working fine, then check the fuel pump and see if its coming on when you turn on the key. If you are...
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Fuse box modification.
Hi there - from your description, it sounds like there is no electrical socket in the fuse block in this position. Manufacturers used to include wiring for all possible options when the vehicle was built - using a single wiring...
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Are the repairs more expensive on this vehicle than on other types of SUVs or trucks?
Hi there: Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com today seeking advice about buying a reliable SUV. First off, I'd stay away from the Ford and Cadillac Escalade for one simple reason - they both have pretty high ride height; so getting...
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Humming noise coming from Right Front hub, click noise in the steering gear - What is the problem? 2004 Cadillac Escalade
Hello - I believe the humming noise you mention in the right front wheel area is a worn front wheel bearing/hub assembly. If the noise is louder when turning left while in motion, that would confirm the diagnosis. I would...

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