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1.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
124,175 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 272015

Escalade EXT

  • 142,270 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The brake "lines from the proportioning valve to modulator, lines from master cyl to proportioning valve" had to be replaced. The quoted description is from the dealers service invoice. One or more of these lines corroded thru and failed while I was (luckily) in my driveway. I had filed a complaint in 2012 regarding corrosion failure related to the rear brake lines and in 2013 for corrosion failure related to the front brake lines. ODI numbers are available.

- Middletown, NJ, USA

problem #2

Aug 052013

Escalade EXT 8-cyl

  • 119,200 miles
The driver side front brake line corroded thru. This is a little over a year since the rear brake line corroded thru.

- Middletown, NJ, USA

problem #1

May 082012

Escalade EXT 8-cyl

  • 111,054 miles
Left rear brake lines rusted through at the wheel area. Significant fluid leakage. Lines for both rear brakes had to be replaced.

- Middletown, NJ, USA

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