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Cadillac SRX Engine Problems

410 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Cadillac SRX. 65 of these members (15.9%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 131 engine repairs to Cadillac SRXs--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 496 repairs.

Cadillac SRX engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 71 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 US $200 Timing chain replaced, partially due to low oil level 
27900   Timing chains had to be replaced. 
15600   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   3 quarts low of oil - excessive oil consumption. 
50000   Fluid leak engine oil, front timing cover leaking on right side.  
54000   Service tire pressure system. Left front sensor defective 
64000   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   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   Ignition control module replaced Check engine light would barely run.  
48000   Drivers side catalytic converter replaced 
59000 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   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 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   fuel system light 
127000   replaced water pump 
140000   throttle 
141000   engine coil 
142000   gas sensors 
152500   they cant find the problem, third time in shop 
155000   check engine light on think its a gasoline vent problem 
156000   check engine light keeps coming on 
156000   fuel system warning light, we can cant find the problem 
156000   check engine ligs keeps coming on 
156000   loss of oil pressure 

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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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