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Cadillac Escalade EXT: How I fixe the service ride control

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How I fixe the service ride control
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome to JustAnswer.
My name is Vladimir.
This system is controlled by Electronic Suspension Control module. It is a pretty complicated system so it is not as simple as a fuse or relay failure.
The system is supposed to be diagnosed with a scan tool. When it detects a problem within the system, it turns the warning message ON and also sets a trouble code for diagnostic purposes.
It could be anything like a faulty sensor, compressor, shock absorber or wiring issue.It is not a good idea to guess and replace parts without knowing an actual reason.
These Escalades known for a vent solenoid failure .The solenoid is a part of the compressor assembly but I would not replace it without verifying at first.
If you give me a trouble code number, i will be able to provide you with more detailed information.
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Category: Cadillac
Satisfied Customers: 2509
Experience: I've been working with American made cars since 1992.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is expense for fixe?
Expert:  Vladgmru replied 2 years ago.
If it is a compressor failure, then a new genuine air ride compressor could be around 400-500$ plus labor to replace( could be done within an hour).
If it is a wiring issue, it depends on how much time your technician spends. I used to find and fix some problems with wiring harnesses in the right rear bottom corner area of Escalades/Tahoes for 2-2,5 Hours.

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