definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
39,177 miles

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2000 Cadillac Escalade fuel system problems

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2000 Cadillac Escalade Owner Comments

problem #5

Feb 012012

Escalade 4WD 8-cyl

  • 115,000 miles


Smelled gas fumes coming from gas tank area. A mechanic told me that there is a leak in the gas tank area that needs to be replaced as soon as possible as this may ignite causing fire. We saw on line that there was indeed a recall of this car model for the same above cited reason.

- Walnut Creek, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 102005

Escalade 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,886 miles
My 2000 Escalade started having a strong gas smell from the rear of the vehicle. The vehicle has never been in an accident. The result was the vehicle had a cracked gas tank on the top. This vehicle has been garage keep for the past 2 years that I have had the vehicle with an electric hot water heater right beside the vehicle. The fumes could have exploded while driving or just sitting in our garage. Has this happened to others?

- Alabaster, AL, USA

problem #3

Jul 192002

(reported on)


  • miles
Fuel tank will leak after refueling vehicle. After parking vehicle it will continuously leak fuel. Dealer has been notified.

- Spring, TX, USA

problem #2

Sep 262001

(reported on)


  • miles
Fuel tank has developed a undetermined leak. Dealer replaced entire fuel system which did not stop leakage.

- Judson, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 242001

(reported on)


  • miles
On two occasions, my gas tank had to be replaced. I'm lucky that I did not have an explosion in my garage. I am afraid to drive the car since it has happened towice and I certainly won't park it in my garage.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

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