The 3 Most Common Escalade Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that Escalade owners have to deal with.

Delaminated CUE Screens

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The CUE infotainment system found in most 2013-2018 Cadillac vehicles has a screen with major design and installation flaws resulting in bubbles, cracks, and an unresponsive interface.

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Service StabiliTrak Light

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There's an issue in many GM vehicles where the Service StabiliTrak warning light will turn on and off. Not only does this mean the stability control system isn't working, but some owners say it comes along with reduced engine power and a je…

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A/C Condensor Leaks

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GM used leaky air conditioners that buckle under pressure in many 2014-2017 trucks and SUVs. Whether it's busted hoses or leaky condensors, thousands of GM owners are showing up to work with sweat stains down their back. It's such a widespr…

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What Escalade Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Comparing 5 Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Escalade has 5 generations with the latest starting in the 2021 model year.

By the Numbers

  1. 64 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 3,240 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 32 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

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