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I have a 2005 Cadillac escalate that will lose power when I

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I have a 2005 Cadillac escalate that will lose power when I am driving and the stability light will come on I can stop wait about 2 minute start car up and it will run fine until it do the same thing again it can happen 2 mile down the road or 200 mile before it happen again can anyone help me out. Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

lets try something simple here..

remove the intakes air duct[resonator] and clean the inside of the throttle body with carb cleaner,sometimes the throttle body can get dirty with black soot and cause this problem


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry but that did not help the problem. Still doing the same thing.
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 1 year ago.

ok,,please stand by,someone will be right with you


Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The first step in diagnosing the problem is to use a code reader or scant ool to see what fault codes are setting. Do you know what codes are setting when this happens?