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2004 Cadillac SRX Repair Histories

2004 Cadillac SRX Repair Histories 2004 Cadillac SRX Repair Histories

89 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Cadillac SRX. 43 of these members (48.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 201 repairs to 2004 Cadillac SRXs--an average of 2.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2004 Cadillac SRX repairs by problem area

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2004 Cadillac SRX

Engine not specified

Cadillac SRX in Texas, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009 US $2500 Loud noise when taking off fast. Problem was case and drive shaft. Also May 09 had front differential replaced,cost $2300. I think the problem in August is related but can't get any answers. Had front left and right struts replaced in July 08 cost $2400 

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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
Mar 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008   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 Kentucky, United States
Jun 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008 US $275 Torque converter replaced to fix vibration after torque converter locked up. Front pads and rotors. 
Sep 2008   Rack and pinion and right front strut replaced. Both leaking after hitting bump in road construction. 
Oct 2008   Ignition control module replaced Check engine light would barely run.  
Jun 2009   Drivers side catalytic converter replaced 
Sep 2009   Chain in transfer case "stretched," resulting in loud rattle during hard acceleration. 
Oct 2009   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. 
Jan 2010   Roaring noise heard inside car. Diagnosed as rear differential. First repair shop reported that roaring noise was differential. Took to 2nd repair shop. Determined it was rear hub assembly (wheel bearings). Replaced both sides. Noise gone. 
Mar 2010   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
Mar 2008 - Feb 2010
Apr 2008   Jack compartment leak, said roof drains were plugged, so far been dry! 
Sep 2008   Power steering hose and rear axle seals. 
Feb 2009   Replaced all 4 rotors after turning them 3 times for warpage. 
May 2009 US $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! 
Jun 2009   updated nav disc did not work, still waiting for a 2nd one 
Jul 2009   got a nav disc that works, even updated maps!! 
Cadillac SRX in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009 US $900 Oil leaked from front differential causing bearing to wear and make noise on acceleration. 
Oct 2009   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 RWD

Cadillac SRX in Oklahoma, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2015
Sep 2009 US $170 Gas struts for rear hatch failed. Replaced both. 
Feb 2010   Recurring problem - suspect turn signal socket. The replacement requires removing the wheel, mud & debris covers and several screws. About 45 minutes per occurrence. 
Feb 2011   2 coils plus sparkplugs replaced. 
Dec 2011   r&r #2 coil and all sparkplugs. 
May 2014   replaced transfer case. replace both rear shocks 
Cadillac SRX in Oklahoma, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009 US $1330 Upon acceleration from stop, clunking or grinding noise occurred from under vehicle. TRANSFER CASE had to be replaced. 

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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
Mar 2008 - Feb 2014
Oct 2008 US $115 Steering wheel position sensor. 
Jun 2009   Rear wheel hub failed. 
Dec 2010   Lower control arm bushing replaced LEFT & right turn signal bulb 
Jan 2014   coil failure 
Cadillac SRX in Arizona, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2015
Sep 2008 US $2000 Emission recall, new sparks plugs, engine flush. 
Jul 2009   air conditioning blowing hot air 
Mar 2010   fuel system light 
Apr 2010   small leak in the rear air unit and was very hard to locate and fix 
Jan 2011   replaced water pump 
Mar 2012   throttle 
Jun 2012   engine coil 
Jul 2012   gas sensors 
Jul 2013   they cant find the problem, third time in shop 
Aug 2013   check engine light on think its a gasoline vent problem 
Sep 2013   check engine light keeps coming on 
Jan 2014   fuel system warning light, we can cant find the problem 
Apr 2014   check engine ligs keeps coming on 
Jun 2014   loss of oil pressure 
Oct 2014   im not sure what they did 

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2003.5 Cadillac SRX 4-door

Engine not specified

Cadillac SRX in Oman
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2008 $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.  
Mar 2009   Klicking sound (on the shaft) when accelerating or when driving from still. 
Jun 2009   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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