2002 Cadillac Escalade

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2002 Cadillac Escalade Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems A common problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Fuel Pressure Regulator, an occasional problem is failure of the Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor, and a periodic problem is failure of the Catalytic Convertors (on 4.8L, 5.3L and 6.0L engines only). Failure of the fuel pressure regulator may prevent the engine from starting. The cost to replace the Fuel Pressure Regulator is estimated at $110.26 for parts and $26 for labor. The cost to replace the Crankshaft Position Sensor is estimated at $92.00 for parts and $91.00 for labor. The cost to replace the Catalytic Converters is estimated at $740.00 for parts and $215.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are failures of the Rear Axle Seals and the Front Axle Seals. The cost to repair the Rear Axle Seals is $28.00 for parts and $189.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Front Axle Seals is $34.00 for parts and $130.00 for labor. All prices are extimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle is failure of the Front Wheel Speed Sensor or Wheel Speed Sensor Harness. Failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor can cause false cycling of the Antilock Brake System (ABS). The cost to replace the Wheel Speed Sensor is $124.79 for parts and $104.00 for labor per side. The cost to replace the Wheel Speed Sensor Harness is estimated at $120.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Switch Lock Cylinder. Failure of the Ignition Switch and Lock Cylinder may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Switch Lock Cylinder is estimated at $38.62 for parts and $52.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Engine Significant Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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BB01 - 4/19/2014 5:12:08 AM