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Cadillac SRX Problems and Repair Histories

390 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Cadillac SRX. 125 of these members (32.1%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 361 repairs to Cadillac SRXs--an average of 0.9 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 361 repairs.

Cadillac SRX repair cost distribution

Of the Cadillac SRX repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 47% between $100 and $499, 30% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 140 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Cadillac SRX problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
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 Check engine light back on 15 minutes after leaving dealer. Parts ordered.  
33000 0 Water leak in trunk area. Was never sealed at factory. 
 

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2007 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Cadillac SRX in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 19000    
25000 0 Rear window washer stopped working. Popped hood to look for fluid reservoir and noticed fluid next to a connector line. Pushed one line into the connector that was next to it and the problems was solved.  
27000 0 Noise in steering rack. Sunroof re-aligned and lubed as it was closing slowly or not closing when opened. 
 

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2007 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

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. 
0 Replaced hideaway glove box and fixed loose driver door trim. Auto in for 3 days due to parts. New car provided. 
0 Replaced passenger side AC vent. Second trip: Replaced front pinion seal and oil. 
0 Front seals and steering gear replaced. 2 rear tires replaced due to misalignment, 2 new sunroof tracks, rear differential seal- 1 week later differential replaced. 
43000 0 3 quarts low of oil - excessive oil consumption. 
50000 0 Fluid leak engine oil, front timing cover leaking on right side.  Replaced right rear wheel bearing 
53000 0 Replaced passenger side assist strap. 
54000 0 Service tire pressure system. Left front sensor defective 
57000 0 Defective driver's seat motor was ordered and replaced 
64000 0 Replaced 5 defective timing chains again. Originally replaced in Nov 07. Took 3 days. New car provided. 
 
Cadillac SRX in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 37200    
37820 0 Horn activated on its own....then burnt out activator in steering wheel. Rattle in passenger door pillar. Creaking noise from left front wheel area, replaced left lower control arm. Passenger airbag icon off when passenger seat occupied. Replaced bladder for airbag in passenger seat.  Replaced drivers side dash vent and both center vents as they were inoperable due to broken operators. 
48360  

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2004 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 48000    
51000 0 Transfer case gears were stripped therefore severe noise on from rear end of vehicle on very quick starts. Problem got worse when we got back from a road trip to Florida. Dealer replaced all gears in transfer case . 
 
Cadillac SRX in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 41000    
42000 0 Jack compartment leak, said roof drains were plugged, so far been dry! 
45000 0 Power steering hose and rear axle seals. 
49000 0 Replaced all 4 rotors after turning them 3 times for warpage. 
51000 200 check engine light on, said gas cap was bad, replaced,so far no, light intermediate steering shaft & tilt ball & shaft navigation getting lost and inability to input locations into navigation, replaced navigation unit & then still didnt work after they said it did, then said needed updated nav disc as GM would not pay for it? I said BS, you replaced unit, should work. after me bitching hard!! finally agreed to buy us the disc, will see if that works, waiting to see! 
51000 0 updated nav disc did not work, still waiting for a 2nd one 
52000 0 got a nav disc that works, even updated maps!! 
 
Cadillac SRX in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 45000    
46000 900 Oil leaked from front differential causing bearing to wear and make noise on acceleration. 
52000 2700 never overheated, just noticed that check coolant level warning started to come on every few days and i needed to top off, then every day and car was running a little rough. 
 

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2004 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 81000    
89000 115 Steering wheel position sensor. 
101000 100 Rear wheel hub failed. 
128000 304 Lower control arm bushing replaced LEFT & right turn signal bulb 
174000 0 coil failure 
175000  
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. 
104000 100 air conditioning blowing hot air 
116000 100 fuel system light 
116000 650 small leak in the rear air unit and was very hard to locate and fix 
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 910 Cracking noise was heard when the vehicle accelerate from zero. Dealer said that the cause is the part which controls the 4WD. The entire block was replaced and the problem was solved. Engine overheating when driven on load for some time example going up a hill.  
74400 0 Klicking sound (on the shaft) when accelerating or when driving from still. 
80600 0 There was a noise on the shaft like two gears are not in line. this sound is heard when stepping on the accelerator at start or after applying the brake. 
 

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