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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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