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CADILLAC ESCALADE - 2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE Problems & Complaints

 
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by General Motors LLC

There are 68 complaints filed for the 2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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Air Bags (7) Fuel Propulsion System (1) Seat Belts (1) Steering (5) Unknown Or Other (2)
Electrical System (8) Fuel System Gasoline (10) Seats (2) Structure (6) Vehicle Speed Control (4)
Engine And Engine Cooling (6) Fuel System Other (1) Service Brakes (2) Suspension (2) Visibility (2)
Equipment (1) Latches Locks Linkages (2) Service Brakes Hydraulic (15) Tires (5) Wheels (5)
Exterior Lighting (1) Power Train (5)

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TIRES

7/11/2007 - ST PARIS, OH
TL CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE. WHILE DRIVING 55 MPH, THE REAR CONTINENTAL SPORTIVA (SIZE P265/70R16) TIRES BLEW OUT. THE PASSENGER SIDE REAR TIRE WAS COMPLETELY SHREDDED. THE CONTACT DID NOT DRIVE OVER ANYTHING THAT COULD HAVE LED TO SUCH A FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DAMAGED. THE DOT NUMBER WAS UNKNOWN. THE CURRENT AND FAILURE MILEAGES WERE 81,000.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

6/7/2007 - RICHPROT, CT
TL CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT BOTH OF THE BRAKE LIGHTS AND THE FLASHER DIMMED WITHOUT WARNING. HE WAS INFORMED THAT THE ENTIRE STEERING WHEEL WOULD NEED TO BE REMOVED TO REPLACE THE LIGHTS. THE MECHANIC STATED THAT THE FLASHER LIGHT COMPONENT IS TIED IN TOGETHER, WHICH COULD CAUSE A FAILURE. THERE IS A UNIT THAT COULD BE TIED INTO THE STEERING WHEEL. THE CONTACT HAS NOT NOTIFIED THE DEALER OR THE MANUFACTURER BECAUSE HE WANTED TO KNOW IF THERE WAS A RECALL. NO RECALLS WERE AVAILABLE. THE CURRENT MILEAGE IS 68,000 AND FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 67,000.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC: ANTILOCK

10/9/2006 - WEST POINT, GA
WHEEL SPEED SENSOR AND CONNECTOR CORRODE, ABS LIGHT ON AND ABS BRAKING AT DIFFERENT TIMES. REPLACED SENSOR AND CONNECTOR. GM HAS A RECALL FOR PICK UPS FOR THIS SAME THING. NEEDS TO INCLUDE ESCALADE.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC: ANTILOCK

9/8/2006 - SPRINGFIELD, MO
ANTILOCK BRAKES DO NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY. VEHICLE LOSSES CONTROL AT LOW RATES OF SPEED WHEN BRAKING ON WET/SLICK SURFACES. RECENTLY HAS SPUN 360 DEGREES ON A LEFT HAND TURN IN WET WEATHER, TRAFFIC CONDITIONS WERE FAVORABLE AND NO DAMAGE OCCURRED .CONTINUAL PROBLEMS IN COLD WEATHER, BRAKES WILL FAIL WHEN SLOWING FOR STOP SIGNS/RED LIGHTS ,NO CONTROL OF VEHICLE AND IT SLIDES UNTIL IN LOSES MOMENTUM OR BRAKES KICK BACK IN. AGAIN HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE AND OTHER VEHICLES STEER CLEAR.

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STEERING: LINKAGES: TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

4/27/2006 - BOISE, ID
: THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS AND TURNING SHARPLY LEFT OR RIGHT THE FRONT TIRES RUBBED THE FRAME OF THE VEHICLE WHICH CAUSED THE VEHICLE TO SHUTTER, THIS HAPPENED EITHER IN DRIVE OR REVERSE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER. UPON INSPECTION THE FRONT TIRE ROD ENDS WERE REPLACED. THE DEALER STATED THE TIRES ON THE VEHICLE WERE THE CORRECT SIZE. HOWEVER , REPLACING THE TIRE ROD ENDS DID NOT CORRECT THE PROBLEM. UPDATED 06/05/2006.

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TIRES

4/27/2006 - BOISE, ID
: THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS AND TURNING SHARPLY LEFT OR RIGHT THE FRONT TIRES RUBBED THE FRAME OF THE VEHICLE WHICH CAUSED THE VEHICLE TO SHUTTER, THIS HAPPENED EITHER IN DRIVE OR REVERSE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER. UPON INSPECTION THE FRONT TIRE ROD ENDS WERE REPLACED. THE DEALER STATED THE TIRES ON THE VEHICLE WERE THE CORRECT SIZE. HOWEVER , REPLACING THE TIRE ROD ENDS DID NOT CORRECT THE PROBLEM. UPDATED 06/05/2006.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

3/13/2006 - BROWNSVILLE, TX
GAS LEAKING.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC: ANTILOCK

3/8/2006 - SEWICKLEY, PA
: THE CONTACT STATED WHILE TRAVELING UNDER 10 MPH ON SLIPPERY OR WET ROAD CONDITIONS, THE BRAKE PEDAL GOES TO THE FLOOR RESULTING IN DECREASED STOPPING POWER. THE FRONT AND REAR BRAKES HAVE BEEN REPLACED. THE REPAIRS DID NOT CORRECT THE PROBLEM.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: WIRING

3/2/2006 - RIVERDALE, GA
CLAYTON COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT ENGINE 1 RESPONDED TO A SERVICE CALL FOR A HEATED SEAT IN A CADILLAC ESCALADE THAT CAUGHT FIRE. THE OWNER STATED THAT SHE STARTED THE CAR AND NOTICED SMOKE COMING FROM THE DRIVER SEAT. SHE INVESTIGATED AND FOUND THAT THE DRIVER SEAT WAS BURNING. THE FIRE WAS EXTINGUISHED BY THE OWNER. CLAYTON COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT DISCONNECTED THE POWER SOURCE TO THE SEAT. THE ONLY DAMAGE OBSERVED WAS TO THE WIRING UNDER THE SEAT, AND A BURN MARK ON THE LEATHER SEAT. AS A POINT OF REFERENCE OUR INCIDENT REPORT # IS: 06-0000373.

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

9/23/2005 - FALLSINGTON, PA
DT: 2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE. THE CONSUMER STATED THERE WAS A PROBLEM ON THE HIGHWAY. THE VEHICLE BEGAN TO ACCELERATE. WHEN THE CONSUMER PULLED OVER THEY HAD TO PUT IT INTO NEUTRAL AND TURN IT OFF. THE VEHICLE WAS THEN TOWED. THE DEALERSHIP STATED IT WAS THE THROTTLE GASKET. THE VEHICLE JUST HAD THE 30,000 MILE CHECK UP TWO WEEKS AGO. THERE WERE NO PROBLEMS AT THIS TIME. THERE WERE NO WARNING LIGHT BEFORE THIS AND THERE WAS NO INDICATION THAT THIS WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.

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