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Cadillac SRX Engine Problems and Repair Histories

390 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Cadillac SRX. 81 of these members (20.8%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 110 engine repairs to Cadillac SRXs--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Cadillac SRX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Cadillac SRX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Cadillac SRX problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Cadillac SRX repairs by problem area

30% of the Cadillac SRX repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 18% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 363 repairs.

Cadillac SRX engine repair cost distribution

Of the Cadillac SRX engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 11% cost less than $100, 44% between $100 and $499, 26% between $500 and $999, 6% between $1000 and $2499, and 13% more than $2500.

Chart based on 62 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Cadillac SRX

Engine not specified

Cadillac SRX in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 22000    
23000 100  
 

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2007 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 13000    
18000 0 Mass Flow Air Sensor gone bad. Car would not start because the computer thinks the temperature is 180 F. Replaced at manufacturer cost 
20000 200 Timing chain replaced, partially due to low oil level 
 
Cadillac SRX in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 21700    
27900 0 Timing chains had to be replaced. 
 
Cadillac SRX in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 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 0 3 quarts low of oil - excessive oil consumption. 
50000 0 Fluid leak engine oil, front timing cover leaking on right side.  
54000 0 Service tire pressure system. Left front sensor defective 
64000 0 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

Cadillac SRX in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 49000    
51000 0 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 0 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

Cadillac SRX in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 52000    
56000 221 car lunges, hesitates when slowing down. Software was reflashed, still same problem. timing chain and adjustors have been replaced 
 
Cadillac SRX in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 24000    
32000 0 Ignition control module replaced Check engine light would barely run.  
48000 0 Drivers side catalytic converter replaced 
55300 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 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. 
Cadillac SRX in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 41000    
51000 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

Cadillac SRX in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 84000    
92000 2000 Emission recall, new sparks plugs, engine flush. 
116000 100 fuel system light 
127000 400 replaced water pump 
140000 800 throttle 
141000 900 engine coil 
142000 500 gas sensors 
152500 800 they cant find the problem, third time in shop 
155000 500 check engine light on think its a gasoline vent problem 
156000 400 check engine light keeps coming on 
156000 400 fuel system warning light, we can cant find the problem 
156000 495 check engine ligs keeps coming on 

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2003.5 Cadillac SRX 4-door

Engine not specified

Cadillac SRX in Oman
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 60760    
62000 0 Engine overheating when driven on load for some time example going up a hill.  
 

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