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Back hatch won't open all the way and then closes
Hi. I suggest you try to open the door manually by switching the liftgate to manual mode. There is an on/off switch that allows you to do this located on the overhead console. This system is quite complex and it...
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Car not shifting out of drive
Hi there. You can be experiencing 1 of 2 things. Your vehicle's brake switch which indicates that the brake is pressed allowing you to shift gears may be malfunctions. These typically deteriorate overtime causing the shifter to be "stuck." Secondly...
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Door handle not working from outside
A common failure for your vehicle is that the outside door handle will break. When this happens, the door will not open from the outside, as you are describing. I would ask for assistance from one of the mechanics at...
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Back end bounces jolts
Hello, I will be happy to assist you. I don't think it's a problem with the Magnetic Ride Control because an issue with one of those systems would likely cause a Check Engine Light or service light. However, the rear...
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Pinging sound a
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2012 Cadillac Escalade. A pinging noise is typically used to refer to spark knock or a damaged engine running condition. Did the Check Engine Light return with the same codes after doing...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade esv ac compresser replacement
I would recommend having a qualified expert from Your Mechanic come to your home to diagnose the vehicle before quoting a price.
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Hard to start in morning, turn key and it won't start
Hello. You may be experiencing a problem with your starter or ignition switch. If there is a power signal to the starter every time the key is turned, and the vehicle only starts sometimes, the starter may be at fault....
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My traction control is off and half of the engine doesn't work, I hooked up a computer to it and the P0800 code is on
Hello, thanks for writing in. P0800 is the trouble code for an issue with the vehicle's Transfer Case Control system. When the transfer case control module, a computer that is separate from the engine computer, detects an issue with the...
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Can I change the oil from regular to synthetic safely?
Hello, thanks for writing in. Decades ago when synthetic oils were introduced, some older vehicles experienced oil leaks that were believed to be due to synthetic oils having smaller and more consistently sized molecules compared to conventional oil. It was...
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Hello Ben, my oil pressure is came on. Slight oil drip. Mechanic changed oil, replaced sending unit. Light came on after a day.
You need to have the oil pressure checked to see if the oil pressure is within specifications before you condemn the engine internal problem with oil pump or crankshaft and bearings. You may want to get the dealer involved now...
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Replaced the engine - now change the oil already? 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hi - an initial oil change, sometimes called a "break-in" oil change, is a good idea, and is recommended for between 500-1000 miles after a rebuild. Moving components in the engine literally "wear in", despite engine oil, smoothing microscopically, and...
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hi the code p0700 came on on my 2008 escalade how can i fix this?
This trouble code refers to a transmission control malfunction. This can mean a number of different things. The transmissoin could be damaged internally or there may be some sort of electronic malfunction with the transmission. I would recommend having a...
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The housing for the starter outside bolt hole is cracked and can't get the bolts to hold the starter in its rightful place 2008 Cadillac Escalade
Hi - while it may be possible to remove the starter and repair the housing (weld and re-drill the hole), the most practical approach is to simply replace the starter. It could well cost just as much to repair it...
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Why would I have to turn the key twice to start my 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hello. There are a lot of things that can cause a delayed start on this vehicle, but most of the time the issue is caused by a fuel system issue. It is caused by fuel pressure bleeding off when the...
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are there two serpintine belts on mu car Cadillac escalande esv 2004 how much to replace
Hi there. On your 2004 Cadillac Escalade, there are two unique belts. One is the serpentine belt, the other is a static AC belt. They are on opposite sides of the engine, and should be replaced at the same time....
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my 2005 cadillac escalade wont shift out of first gear what can be the problem
Hi there. Thanks for your email to YourMechanic.com's Ask a Mechanic. In most cases, when a transmission will not shift out of first gear, it is due to one of two things. First, and most common; is due to dirty...
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Have done tune-up,oil change, fuel pressure regulator, and check for leaks still having issues
Loss of power on acceleration can be due to plugged fuel injectors, faulty oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing if the timing belt or chain is worn or skipped, blocked exhaust (e.g.,...
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Where is the emergency brake located at on the Cadillac Escalade ESV 2009
Hi there. On this model the parking brake is set when the park brake pedal s pushed. To release it all you have to do is shift the transmission out of park into gear and it will automatically release for...
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I had the code po342
You will need to make sure the CMP sensor wires are not out of position and near any high voltage wires or coils. If the problem continues then remove the sensor again and check the reluctor on the cam for...

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