really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
97,500 miles

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2002 Cadillac Escalade fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Cadillac Escalade Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 252012


  • 110,000 miles


The control or instrument panel is going haywire has been for some time and the display of the odometer and the gear prnd is always out this is an issue I have seen with 6 other GM vehicles with the same issue and appct ears to be thexact same part or dispkay also the entire cluster for the driver works interminetly and displays things that are wrong when they are not and inot displaying issues when they are present.. fuel speed RPM etc everything.. this has caused me to accidentally back into something by not knowing what gear its in.. also several pullovers by authorities as I was unable to read my speed weather I was going to slow or a little above the limit it also causes visibility issues when the lights begin to gobhaywire flashing bright to nothing at times... it has caused the transmission to fail as it was driven in the wrong gear.. it has caused the fuel pump to burn up not knowing fuel levels it has caused thermal breakdown in the motor due to oil luvels pressure being displayed incorrectly... among other issues with electrical.. this single issue over time has caused so much repair and needs for the vehicle... tapping it to get it to stop so U can see.. to the glare of it being lit up like a christmas tree... the.mileage and the prnd is out just like on many other GM cars and trucks... this is a major issue... caused transmission to go.. caused fuelp pump and lines to getbcligged and burnt up not displaying correctly messages or signals along with the guagee.. the lcd display is found in other hm vehicles and when I seebthem most are all experincing this issue.. please help this is an obvious defect and should be looked into and adressed by General Motors. This has been an ongoing issue since a short time aftwr II purchased the truck. Leads and makes me wonder if other things such as airbags or other electrical issues are present... and not know..

- Summerville, SC, USA

problem #1

Jan 242013

Escalade 8-cyl

  • 85,000 miles
Smoke from rear close to gas tank.

- El Paso , TX, USA

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