Safety Ratings
2008 Cadillac Escalade
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 3.0000
Number of Recalls2
Number of Complaints22
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2008 Cadillac Escalade vehicles

2008 Cadillac Escalade (6/4/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V240000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: GM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2009 BUICK, LUCERNE; CADILLAC DTS; HUMMER H2; MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 BUICK ENCLAVE; CADILLAC CTS; MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 CADILLAC ESCALADE, ESCALADE ESV, ESCALADE EXT; CHEVROLET AVALANCHE, SILVERADO, SUBURBAN, TAHOE; GMC ACADIA, SIERRA, YUKON, YUKON XL; SATURN OUTLOOK; AND MODEL YEAR 2009 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A HEATED WASHER FLUID SYSTEM (HWFS). A RECALL WAS IMPLEMENTED IN 2008 TO ADD A FUSE TO THE CONTROL CIRCUIT HARNESS TO ADDRESS THE POTENTIAL CONSEQUENCES OF A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD (PCB) ELECTRICAL SHORT. HOWEVER, THERE HAVE BEEN NEW REPORTS OF THERMAL INCIDENTS ON HWFS MODULES AFTER THIS IMPROVEMENT WAS INSTALLED. THESE INCIDENTS RESULTED FROM A NEW FAILURE MODE ATTRIBUTED TO THE DEVICE'S THERMAL PROTECTION FEATURE. THE SIGNIFICANCE VARIES FROM MINOR DISTORTION TO CONSIDERABLE MELTING OF THE PLASTIC AROUND THE HWFS FLUID CHAMBER.

Defect: IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE HEATED WASHER MODULE TO IGNITE AND A FIRE MAY OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL PERMANENTLY DISABLE AND REMOVE THE HEATED WASHER FLUID MODULE. AN UPDATED PAGE FOR THE OWNER MANUAL WILL BE PROVIDED AND INSERTED IN THE OWNER MANUAL TO DOCUMENT THAT THE FEATURE HAS BEEN PERMANENTLY DISABLED AND REMOVED FROM THE VEHICLE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 11, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080, CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463 AND HUMMER AT 1-800-732-5493 OR AT THE OWNER CENTER AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM.

2008 Cadillac Escalade (8/28/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08V441000

Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC

Description: GM IS RECALLING 857,735 MY 2006-2008 BUICK LUCERNE; CADILLAC DTS; HUMMER H2; MY 2007-2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE, ESCALADE ESV, ESCALADE EXT; CHEVROLET AVALANCHE, SILVERADO, SUBURBAN, TAHOE; GMC ACADIA, SIERRA, YUKON, YUKON XL, SATURN OUTLOOK; AND MY 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A HEATED WIPER WASHER FLUID SYSTEM. A SHORT CIRCUIT ON THE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD FOR THE WASHER FLUID HEATER MAY OVERHEAT THE CONTROL-CIRCUIT GROUND WIRE.

Defect: THIS MAY CAUSE OTHER ELECTRICAL FEATURES TO MALFUNCTION, CREATE AN ODOR, OR CAUSE SMOKE INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A WIRE HARNESS WITH AN IN-LINE FUSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080; CADILLAC AT 1-800-982-2339 OR HTTP://WWW.CADILLAC.COM; CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438; SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876 OR HTTP://WWW.SATURN.COM, GMC AT 1-866-996-9436; OR HUMMER AT 1-800-732-5493; OR THROUGH THEIR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM .

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE for sale

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$24,990

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 105,338 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Hardeeville, SC
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 36 Days on Lot
$25,592
$25,991
Price Reduced!

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 116,518 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Wilmington, NC
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 30 Days on Lot
$33,995

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 48,441 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Santa Fe, NM
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 51 Days on Lot
$27,990

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE LUXURY

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 91,730 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Salem, OR
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 11 Days on Lot
$18,278

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 150,102 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Ridgeland, MS
  • MPG: 12 City / 19 Hwy
  • 22 Days on Lot
$23,500

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 107,230 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Elmhurst, IL
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 12 Days on Lot
$26,000
$26,900
Price Reduced!

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 97,447 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Pataskala, OH
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 13 Days on Lot
$28,991

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE LUXURY

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81,474 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 4 Days on Lot
$26,995

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 79,704 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: New Castle, PA
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 171 Days on Lot
$18,429

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 150,505 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Louisville, NE
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 248 Days on Lot
$26,391

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 85,109 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Olive Branch, MS
  • MPG: 12 City / 19 Hwy
  • 79 Days on Lot
$29,995

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 78,132 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 54 Days on Lot
$29,888

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81,820 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Milwaukie, OR
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 53 Days on Lot
$25,955

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 116,336 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Cheyenne, WY
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
  • 34 Days on Lot
$24,990

2008 CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 123,456 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Saint Peters, MO
  • MPG: 12 City / 18 Hwy
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