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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade
When you’ve said “Cadillac Escalade”, you’ve pretty much said it all. The Escalade has been synonymous with luxury since it first hit the scene in 1999. With the 2012 edition, Cadillac proved nothing has changed....
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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Car blows cold air
Hi There, You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that...
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U-joint or CV shaft that is causing my vehicle to shake?
Hi there. The CV shaft that has a CV boot broken can cause a shutter or shaking vibration throughout the vehicle. This is when the grease has gone completely out of the CV shaft and make the ball bearings begin...
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My back driver side park light does not work on my 2003 Cadillac Escalade
Hi there. Typically if it is just that one light that is acting up it is usually fairly simple. It can be as simple as a light bulb or it can be a problem with the circuit. I have also...
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Whether I should by a 2003 escalade with 300,000 miles on it?
Hi there. 300,000 miles is a lot for a 2003 Escalade, however, mileage tends to be less of an impact with today's technology. The critical thing to determine is how well maintained the vehicle as been; and how many previous...
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Suspension swap - 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hello - yes, it is possible, and indeed a common modification, to swap out the air ride suspension on this model for conventional suspension. In fact, several auto suspension suppliers make conversion kits to do just this. As you have...
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Is it possible to change autoride air shocks from factory to conventional shock absorbers? 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hello - yes, it is possible, and indeed a common modification, to swap out the air ride suspension on this model for conventional suspension. In fact, several auto suspension suppliers make conversion kits to do just this. As you have...
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Won't crank and no power to fuel pump
Hello. Thank you for writing in. When it comes to a starting issue, always start by having the battery load tested. This tests it's ability to not only store power, but to use it. Once you know the battery is...
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My car DRL program is for outside north America and not working at all . How to activate it?
If you are having issues with your DRL system not working, some of the components of the system may have failed causing this to happen. The first thing to check would of course be the switch to make sure that...
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Horn honks when walking around or away from vehicle.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle does this obviously as a security and safety feature. The software and settings will need to be accessed and changed to your liking. The first place you should check for help is...
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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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power booster brake problem
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having an issue with the booster, or more likely an issue with the linkage. There will be a rod from the pedal which controls manifold pressure inside of the booster....
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Why does my oxygen sensor heater stay in not ready mode on my 2002 Cadillac Escalade
Hello. If you have performed the necessary driver cycles and have not lost battery voltage or reset the computer at any time then you either have a problem with the heater circuit of the sensor or the computer is failing....
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Truck will turn over, but won't start
Hi there. I completely understand the frustration that comes with making a ton of repairs with little to no effect on solving the actual problem. This is why I always recommend having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location...
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where is the crankshaft position sensor located?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately this is one of the components that they have hidden from us on this particular vehicle. It is best obtained from the bottom of the vehicle. It will be located above the starter,...
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a lot of play in rear axle.
Hi there. The rear end pinion engages with a ring gear and the other end of the pinion is supported on a tapered roller bearing. If there is any radial play in the pinion or axles itself, there is a...
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Need help with key transmitter programming procedure.
When programming the transmitter, you need to have permission which the scan tool does not allow. This procedure will have to be done at a local dealership that has the scan tool with a login permission.
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loud noise from drivers side rear wheel
If a bearing in the differential has failed, the differential has to be opened up and rebuilt or replaced. You just want to make sure that the noise is not from a failed wheel bearing because if you have a...
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No power unless key is turned to on position
Hello, and thank you for writing in. This can happen when the battery is low, or has died recently. Although the fuses are good, make sure they are clean and have a solid connection. If these steps do not help,...
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My seatbelt chime won't go off when my seatbelt isn't on
Hi there. This is one of those problems that is either easily solved or impossible to locate. In most cases, the warning chime function is linked in conjunction with the warning light itself. So, when the seat belt lamp illuminates,...
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My seatbelt chime wont work
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle will have a sensor under or in the seat that detects when someone is sitting in it. This sensor controls the air bags and the seat belt sensors. The sensor may have...

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