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2004 Cadillac SRX Repair Histories

88 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Cadillac SRX. 39 of these members (44.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 180 repairs to 2004 Cadillac SRXs--an average of 2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2004 Cadillac SRX

Engine not specified

Cadillac SRX in Texas, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
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
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
28000 mi US $275 Torque converter replaced to fix vibration after torque converter locked up. Front pads and rotors. 
30000   Rack and pinion and right front strut replaced. Both leaking after hitting bump in road construction. 
32000   Ignition control module replaced Check engine light would barely run.  
48000   Drivers side catalytic converter replaced 
51000   Chain in transfer case "stretched," resulting in loud rattle during hard acceleration. 
59000   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   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. 
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. 
Cadillac SRX in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2008 - Feb 2010
42000 mi   Jack compartment leak, said roof drains were plugged, so far been dry! 
45000   Power steering hose and rear axle seals. 
49000   Replaced all 4 rotors after turning them 3 times for warpage. 
51000 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! 
51000   updated nav disc did not work, still waiting for a 2nd one 
52000   got a nav disc that works, even updated maps!! 
Cadillac SRX in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
46000 mi US $900 Oil leaked from front differential causing bearing to wear and make noise on acceleration. 
53000   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 - Mar 2014
56000 mi US $170 Gas struts for rear hatch failed. Replaced both. 
66000   Recurring problem - suspect turn signal socket. The replacement requires removing the wheel, mud & debris covers and several screws. About 45 minutes per occurrence. 
86000   2 coils plus sparkplugs replaced. 
102000   r&r #2 coil and all sparkplugs. 
Cadillac SRX in Oklahoma, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
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
89000 mi US $115 Steering wheel position sensor. 
101000   Rear wheel hub failed. 
128000   Lower control arm bushing replaced LEFT & right turn signal bulb 
174000   coil failure 
Cadillac SRX in Arizona, United States
Mar 2008 - Jun 2014
92000 mi US $2000 Emission recall, new sparks plugs, engine flush. 
104000   air conditioning blowing hot air 
116000   fuel system light 
116000   small leak in the rear air unit and was very hard to locate and fix 
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

Cadillac SRX in Oman
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011
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.  
74400   Klicking sound (on the shaft) when accelerating or when driving from still. 
80600   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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