Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014 Discussion, Map DVD Read Error in Cadillac Escalade Forums; The navigation on My 2008 Escalade EXT says Map DVD Read Error. Does anyone have the same problem or a ...
Same problem on my 2007 ESV. First, try cleaning the map DVD. That worked for me a couple of times, but the DVD player eventually simply died our list its calibration and would not read any map disk. To fix that, I found a used player on eBay and swapped it in. Works great, now.
You can also swap the entire center console, which is easier but much more expensive.
If you want to know more about swapping the drive only, let me know.