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My escalade flashed a warning light to reduce the engine power it then shut down and wouldnt start

The warnign light flashed several times to reduce engine power after about 1 minute it shut down and would not start again. we pulled it in our garage and left it sit it would not start a we put a battery charger on it and let it charge it still would not start after sitting in the garage for a couple weeks i went out to see if it would start and it started right up and hasnt died since. but when driving down the road it seems to not have much power, climbing hills its seems to really dog ive been watching the rpms and they dont seem to go much over 2 why is this

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Your Escalade has put itself into "limp home mode", it is protecting you from destroying the engine or transmission. I would take it to autozone or Pepboys let them scan it for a stored code....it could be several different things.

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SOURCE: I have a 2003 escalade that has a dead battery after 2 days of sitting. Once I jump start it it will be fine as long as I start it everyday, but once it sits the battery will die again. What can I d

First have the battery tested with a load tester and also (most places will do both for free hoping to sell a battery etc) the charging system tested.

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hi it sounds like the acclerrator pump on carby when you first take off is this whot it dose .

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does it have three second fuel pump run when you turn key to run position/ in between you should let i rest 5 or so seconds then try it again also some of these cadilacs have oil pressure sending unit wich takes the duty of keeping fuel pressure up is fuel pressure lowering as engine quits eg. rev up some in your few seconds of running while the engine is quit momentum keeps it turning for a short time see if you r pressure maintain thru the wind down

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