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Cadillac SRX repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 586 repairs.

Cadillac SRX engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (10%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (27%)

$100 - $499 (41%)

< $100 (9%)

Chart based on 90 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Cadillac SRX

Engine not specified

23000 mi

US $100

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2007 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

255-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

18000 mi Mass Flow Air Sensor gone bad. Car would not start because the computer thinks the temperature is 180 F. Replaced at manufacturer cost 
20000 mi

US $200
Timing chain replaced, partially due to low oil level 
27900 mi Timing chains had to be replaced. 
15600 mi 5 defective timing chains replaced, third seat trim replaced - would not cycle, loose dash tightened, new battery - dead cell, hood latch replaced- broken, hidden dash door would not open - new spring. Out of service for 5 weeks. 
43000 mi 3 quarts low of oil - excessive oil consumption. 
50000 mi Fluid leak engine oil, front timing cover leaking on right side.  
54000 mi Service tire pressure system. Left front sensor defective 
64000 mi Replaced 5 defective timing chains again. Originally replaced in Nov 07. Took 3 days. New car provided. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

255-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

51000 mi 3 trips in 10 days-"chk eng" light. dealer reported: 1st trip DTC P0446-replaced evap vent solenoid.  2nd trip DTC same-replace evap canister. 
52000 mi 3rd trip, DTC P0453, P0446- replaced purge valve. Used TAC case 11114957, used labor ops J6400 and L061. Received notice of TSB and extended 10/120 warranty for this problem in March 2010. 

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2004 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 4.6L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

56000 mi

US $221
car lunges, hesitates when slowing down. Software was reflashed, still same problem. timing chain and adjustors have been replaced 
32000 mi Ignition control module replaced Check engine light would barely run.  
48000 mi Drivers side catalytic converter replaced 
59000 mi

US $104
Check engine light. Showed throttle correlation problem. Engine died, and traction control light also illuminated. Dealership reported finding a vacuum leak near throttle body. Also reported that car MAY need a throttle body and harness. 
64000 mi

US $100
CEL came on while driving. After turning car off, attempted to re-start. Car would start, but barely ran, and engine could not/would not accelerate. Towed to dealer. Thinks it might have been a loose connector on throttle body. 
51000 mi

US $200
check engine light on, said gas cap was bad, replaced,so far no, light 

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2004 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

260-horsepower 3.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

92000 mi

US $2000
Emission recall, new sparks plugs, engine flush. 
116000 mi

US $100
fuel system light 
127000 mi

US $400
replaced water pump 
140000 mi

US $800
141000 mi

US $900
engine coil 
142000 mi

US $500
gas sensors 
152500 mi

US $800
they cant find the problem, third time in shop 
155000 mi

US $500
check engine light on think its a gasoline vent problem 
156000 mi

US $400
check engine light keeps coming on 
156000 mi

US $400
fuel system warning light, we can cant find the problem 
156000 mi

US $495
check engine ligs keeps coming on 
156000 mi loss of oil pressure 
156000 mi

US $750
im not sure what they did 

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2003.5 Cadillac SRX 4-door

Engine not specified

62000 mi Engine overheating when driven on load for some time example going up a hill.  

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Cadillac SRX Engine Problems

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