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2006 Cadillac SRX Problems and Repair Histories

59 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Cadillac SRX. 30 of these members (50.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 81 repairs to 2006 Cadillac SRXs--an average of 1.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Cadillac SRX problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Cadillac SRX problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 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 2006 Cadillac SRX repairs by problem area

30% of the 2006 Cadillac SRX repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 10% to the brakes, 23% to the suspension, 20% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 81 repairs.

2006 Cadillac SRX repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Cadillac SRX repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 33% cost between $100 and $499, 47% between $500 and $999, 13% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 15 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Cadillac SRX

Engine not specified

Cadillac SRX in Alabama, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 60000    
61000 150 REAR END LEAKING FLUID 
63000 75 OBDII engine analyzer showed cylinder 1 was missing. Changed out the cylinder coil assembly. 
64000  

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 88040    
89900 400 noise coming from rear left bearing 
89900 180 shorted motor under passenger seat was tripping the breaker, disabled all motors on both front seats and pedal adjustment, my wife could not drive the SUV. Mech. found the faulty motors, removed and cleaned the brushed, rep. damaged wiring. 
89900 140 had to change a wheel bearing at the back, was very noisy 
89900 150 noise coming from the front, was told it was the upper ball joint, got it replaced, noise came back after 2 hours, the I was told it was the top plate. Decided to buy a new car 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 33000    
43000 0 Front brake pads and rotors. 
56000 0 CEL on. Cleaned fuel injectors and replaced fuel filter. 
58000 300 check engine light on...replace fuel filter and clean injectors 
80000 0 dealer replaced leaking water pump.  dealer also replaced broken motor mount. differential seals leaking removed and replaced. all work covered under extended warranty. replaced rear tires worn out not under warranty. 
100000  

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 31000    
32000 0 Rotors shot 
 
Cadillac SRX in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 30000    
33300 0 broken handle on passenger side seat tilt back! Rear window washer suddenly squirted water all over instead of on rear window. 
34000 0 Nozzle on rear wiper slipped and would spray windshield cleaner down instead of up. Ordered part installed. 
34000 130 Daylight running light/turn signal bulb failed! It requires removing wheel, removing inner fender panel, and a cover over lights; supposedly 2 hours work. Also charged for UPDATED holder;NOT WARRANTY!! 
 
Cadillac SRX in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 41000    
42000 80 Water pump went out. I replaced it with a new one. 
 
Cadillac SRX in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 replaced pinion seal and flange per recall; replace front passenger seat recliner handle 
0 replace driver seat belt retractor; wet sand clouded headlight 
51000 0 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 0 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. 
54000 500 leak in power steering pressure hose front turn indicator bulbs and sockets required repair 
 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 16000    
17000 0 Parking brake pedal/release lever, stiff to pull, but released brake, after that parking pedal didn't catch, dealer replaced parking brake assembly. 
26000 91 water in jack compartment. clean sun roof drain lines and reposition so that water does not leak inside car 
27700 600 replace pads and rotors 
29000  
Cadillac SRX in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 26000    
29000 0 powertrain vibration - dealer states vehicle "in specifications" 
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 !!!  
50000 90 Rear wiper assembly replaced due to broken washer nozzle  
55000 0 front left tire pressure monitor intermittent. Notified of "failure" by driver information system in center of IP. Could not duplicate "failure" at the dealer. continues to flash "failure" periodically 
56000 0 Re calibrated tire pressure monitor  Rear power seat failed. Wiring to actuator was disconnected due to cargo shifting underneath the seat 
56000 0 replaced left front tire pressure sensor left front turn signal socket melted 
 
Cadillac SRX in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 26000    
26000 0 Signal light out 
 

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