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2011 esclade rear shock units lock up. 3011 cadalac esclade.

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2011 esclade rear shock...

2011 esclade rear shock units lock up

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model of your car?

3011 cadalac esclade

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Theydealer replaced the shocks 4 years ago .now bad again .Why twice on a car with only 55000 miles

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

First time dealer repaced under warentee nnow will not .Seems a design issue

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Cadillac Mechanic: Pete, Cadillac Technician replied 7 months ago
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My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

If any debris is getting in the shock/bag this can cause premature failure.Also if the rear compressor is shorted or failing to stop inflating the shocks this can cause this issue as well.I have had to replace the compressor and the shocks for this issue.My guess though since it been 4 years it's the shocks again that needs replaced.It was a design issue where debris from the road can damage them causing failure.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service, your 5-star rating is appreciated ( should be a link to click on here or above).You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

Thanks Pete

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