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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

83000 mi

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

51000 mi
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

28000 mi

US $275
Torque converter replaced to fix vibration after torque converter locked up. Front pads and rotors. 
Sep 2008

30000 mi
Rack and pinion and right front strut replaced. Both leaking after hitting bump in road construction. 
Oct 2008

32000 mi
Ignition control module replaced Check engine light would barely run.  
Jun 2009

48000 mi
Drivers side catalytic converter replaced 
Sep 2009

51000 mi

US $425
Chain in transfer case "stretched," resulting in loud rattle during hard acceleration. 
Oct 2009

59000 mi

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. 
Jan 2010

64000 mi

US $599
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

64000 mi

US $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
Mar 2008 - Feb 2010
Apr 2008

42000 mi
Jack compartment leak, said roof drains were plugged, so far been dry! 
Sep 2008

45000 mi
Power steering hose and rear axle seals. 
Feb 2009

49000 mi
Replaced all 4 rotors after turning them 3 times for warpage. 
May 2009

51000 mi

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

51000 mi
updated nav disc did not work, still waiting for a 2nd one 
Jul 2009

52000 mi
got a nav disc that works, even updated maps!! 
Cadillac SRX in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

46000 mi

US $900
Oil leaked from front differential causing bearing to wear and make noise on acceleration. 
Oct 2009

53000 mi

US $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 RWD

Cadillac SRX in Oklahoma, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2015
Sep 2009

56000 mi

US $170
Gas struts for rear hatch failed. Replaced both. 
Feb 2010

66000 mi

US $75
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

86000 mi

US $340
2 coils plus sparkplugs replaced. 
Dec 2011

102000 mi

US $500
r&r #2 coil and all sparkplugs. 
May 2014

118000 mi

US $4200
replaced transfer case. replace both rear shocks 
Cadillac SRX in Oklahoma, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

70000 mi

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

89000 mi

US $115
Steering wheel position sensor. 
Jun 2009

101000 mi

US $100
Rear wheel hub failed. 
Dec 2010

128000 mi

US $304
Lower control arm bushing replaced LEFT & right turn signal bulb 
Jan 2014

174000 mi
coil failure 
Cadillac SRX in Arizona, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2015
Sep 2008

92000 mi

US $2000
Emission recall, new sparks plugs, engine flush. 
Jul 2009

104000 mi

US $100
air conditioning blowing hot air 
Mar 2010

116000 mi

US $100
fuel system light 
Apr 2010

116000 mi

US $650
small leak in the rear air unit and was very hard to locate and fix 
Jan 2011

127000 mi

US $400
replaced water pump 
Mar 2012

140000 mi

US $800
throttle 
Jun 2012

141000 mi

US $900
engine coil 
Jul 2012

142000 mi

US $500
gas sensors 
Jul 2013

152500 mi

US $800
they cant find the problem, third time in shop 
Aug 2013

155000 mi

US $500
check engine light on think its a gasoline vent problem 
Sep 2013

156000 mi

US $400
check engine light keeps coming on 
Jan 2014

156000 mi

US $400
fuel system warning light, we can cant find the problem 
Apr 2014

156000 mi

US $495
check engine ligs keeps coming on 
Jun 2014

156000 mi
loss of oil pressure 
Oct 2014

156000 mi

US $750
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

62000 mi

$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

74400 mi
Klicking sound (on the shaft) when accelerating or when driving from still. 
Jun 2009

80600 mi
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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2004 Cadillac SRX Repair Histories

90 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Cadillac SRX. 43 of these members (47.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 201 repairs to 2004 Cadillac SRXs--an average of 2.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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