2006 Cadillac SRX Engine Problems

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2006 Cadillac SRX repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 100 repairs.

2006 Cadillac SRX engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (11%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (56%)

$100 - $499 (22%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 9 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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2006 Cadillac SRX

Engine not specified

63000 mi

US $75
OBDII engine analyzer showed cylinder 1 was missing. Changed out the cylinder coil assembly. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

56000 mi CEL on. Cleaned fuel injectors and replaced fuel filter. 
58000 mi

US $300
check engine light on...replace fuel filter and clean injectors 
80000 mi dealer replaced leaking water pump.  dealer also replaced broken motor mount. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

107000 mi

US $350
Right catalytic converter began making noise - replaced right catalytic converter. 
127000 mi

US $35
Check engine light came on - P0430 code - right Cat efficiency low - checked for exhaust leak - none - changed air filter and disconnected battery - light stayed off. 
134000 mi

US $235
Replaced left catalytic converter. 
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. 
42000 mi

US $80
Water pump went out. I replaced it with a new one. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

56300 mi

US $2740
Stretched timing chain 
57040 mi

C $230
Timing chains 
58900 mi

C $300
Replaced 3 timing chains Water pump 
66340 mi

C $300
Engine light came on and started makIng noise. Turned out to be low on oil. 
73780 mi

C $2000
Seal leak Replaced spark plugs Coil replaced 
40000 mi

US $70
After 6000 miles vechile is 3 quarts low on oil. Dealer telling me that Cadillac service bulletain is saying engine can use up to 1 quart of oil every 2000 miles !!!  
62000 mi

US $2500
drop engine and reseal oil pan, front engine seal, valve cover seals, etc. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

47000 mi The warning lights all came on while driving. The car key would not come out and thus the car could not be completely turned off. It was the power module. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX Engine Problems

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