NHTSA — Electrical System Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,629 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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2005 Cadillac Escalade EXT electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Cadillac Escalade EXT Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 202010

Escalade EXT

  • 68,700 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Cadillac Escalade ext. The contact stated that the speedometer began malfunctioning intermittently and displayed that the contact was driving 80 mph when traveling approximately 30 mph. The manufacturer was contacted and stated that they were aware of the failure and initiated a voluntary safety improvement campaign. The contacts vehicle did not fall within the VIN range of the vehicles chosen for the voluntary repair and the contact would be responsible for any repairs. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 68,700.

- Emmaus, PA, USA

problem #1

Sep 062006

Escalade EXT 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,558 miles
: the contact stated the vehicle failed to start after being parked for one or two days. This problem occurred on four occasions. On one occasion, the dealership replaced the battery but this did not remedy the problem. The dealership could not duplicate the problem on all other occasions. The consumer stated the vehicle has been in the shop 17 times, since the vehicle was purchased. The cd player was inoperative. The heated seat was inoperative. The fuel tank and fog light was replaced updated 09/25/06.

- Canton, MS, USA

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