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2006 Cadillac SRX repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 107 repairs.
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2006 Cadillac SRX repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (39%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 18 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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2006 Cadillac SRX

Engine not specified

Cadillac SRX in Alabama, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2011
Aug 2010

61000 mi

US $150
Oct 2010

63000 mi

US $75
OBDII engine analyzer showed cylinder 1 was missing. Changed out the cylinder coil assembly. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2010 - Apr 2011
Nov 2010

89900 mi

C $400
noise coming from rear left bearing 
Dec 2010

89900 mi

C $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. 
Mar 2011

89900 mi

C $140
had to change a wheel bearing at the back, was very noisy 
Apr 2011

89900 mi

C $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 Michigan, United States
- Feb 2007
Feb 2007 drivers seat adj squeaking rr jump seat 
Cadillac SRX in Virginia, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013

171000 mi

US $1701
Transfer case was replaced with a rebuilt one. The case started going out at a little over 150K miles. 
Cadillac SRX in Michigan, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011

142000 mi

US $773
Hub noise. Replaced fourth hub assembly. Right front light socket failed - turn signal and DRL. 
Cadillac SRX in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2013
Dec 2009

43000 mi
Front brake pads and rotors. 
Dec 2010

56000 mi
CEL on. Cleaned fuel injectors and replaced fuel filter. 
Apr 2011

58000 mi

US $300
check engine light on...replace fuel filter and clean injectors 
Sep 2012

80000 mi
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. 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
Oct 2015

108540 mi

C $2300
We had an embarrassing squeaking noise in the front end. Some said it was bushings but we replaced both struts and the problem is fixed. We read your replies to what it could be and addressed the issue. Problem fixed. 
Aug 2016

157320 mi

C $4000
We had a squeaking noise in the front end that was anoying and embarrassing so we changed the both front strut assembly and the noise went away till the winter came. Now the noise is back on the drivers side. ABS AND TRACTION CONTROL display is on. Sensor issue replaced one bearing at the time solving the problem until it returned. Now replaced three bearings so far. Sensors are built into the bearing assembly. Nothing wrong with the bearing Signal arm assembly defective. When making a right turn the high beams went on blinding incoming traffic so had to replace the arm. 700.00 installed. Engine misfire on one cylinder. Tune up time. Had a bad coil and one coil tube cracked causing another cylinder issues when all said and done. 1000.00 dollar tune up. Didn't expect that one. 
Cadillac SRX in Florida, United States
Apr 2013 - Jul 2015
Mar 2014

113000 mi

US $1400
Wheel bearing noise Clicking noise from brake pad. Turn rotors and replace pads Stabilizer links frozen. Links replaced Right side engine mount bad. Replaced 
Apr 2014

113000 mi

US $708
Both rear wheel bearing assemblies Replaced oil sending unit 
Jul 2014

113500 mi

US $887
Replaced both front struts. Services rear end fluid with syhthetic fluid. 
Dec 2014

115000 mi

US $356
Turn rear rotors / replace pads Replace battery 
May 2015

115700 mi

US $982
Replaced entire drive shaft 
Jul 2015

116000 mi
Water pump starting to fail - no repair done 
Cadillac SRX in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

33300 mi
broken handle on passenger side seat tilt back! Rear window washer suddenly squirted water all over instead of on rear window. 
Sep 2010

34000 mi
Nozzle on rear wiper slipped and would spray windshield cleaner down instead of up. Ordered part installed. 
Oct 2010

34000 mi

US $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
Apr 2011 - Mar 2016
Aug 2011

102000 mi
Transmission downshift became hard 4 or 5 times. Shop could not replicate. Now shifts normally. 
Nov 2011

105000 mi

US $100
Front wheel bearings making noise on turning, replaced with new wheel bearings 
Dec 2011

106000 mi
New wheel bearings installed in November failed, removed and installed old parts (wheel bearings). 
Feb 2012

107000 mi

US $350
Right catalytic converter began making noise - replaced right catalytic converter. 
Feb 2013

113000 mi
Climate control non-functioning when cold, works when interior warms - removed system, disassembled, resolded cracked joints, reseated ribbon connections, reassembled, reinstalled system, system now works when interior is cold. 
Apr 2014

122700 mi

US $50
CD player will not play or eject CD 
Aug 2014

124700 mi
CD Player would not eject-disassembled recycled CD player-found tiny broken spring loaded plastic "tang" in owner CD player that aids or prevents motor driven mechanism to eject CD-removed and replaced from one CD player to the other. 
Nov 2014

127000 mi

US $35
Replaced worn front differential bushing with durlyon bushing - check online for solutions - also shutterfly Check engine light came on - P0430 code - right Cat efficiency low - checked for exhaust leak - none - changed air filter and disconnected battery - light stayed off. 
Jun 2015

134000 mi

US $235
Replaced left catalytic converter. 
Dec 2015

139000 mi

US $175
Evaporative purge control valve replacement 
Mar 2016

140000 mi

US $1500
Check engine code P0008 - ignition timing off - changed 3 timing chains, tensioners, rails, oil pump, water pump, cam sensors, crank sensor, belts and tensioners. 
Cadillac SRX in Arizona, United States
Sep 2008 - Aug 2010
Jul 2008

39324 mi
replaced pinion seal and flange per recall; replace front passenger seat recliner handle 
Aug 2009

48400 mi
replace driver seat belt retractor; wet sand clouded headlight 
Oct 2009

51000 mi
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. 
Nov 2009

52000 mi
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. 
Jan 2010

54000 mi

US $500
leak in power steering pressure hose front turn indicator bulbs and sockets required repair 
Cadillac SRX in Texas, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

42000 mi

US $80
Water pump went out. I replaced it with a new one. 
Cadillac SRX in Virginia, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

32000 mi
Rotors shot 
Cadillac SRX in Missouri, United States
- Jan 2009
Jun 2008

16200 mi
Nov 2008

17750 mi
Jan 2009

18500 mi

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

Cadillac SRX in Texas, United States
Jun 2009 - Aug 2011
Sep 2009

52500 mi

US $500
radiator, power steering lines, passenger catalytic converter replaced - due to hitting a semi re-tread tire while on vacation. My deductible was $500. Total damage over $5000. 
Cadillac SRX in New Mexico, United States
- Apr 2007
Apr 2007

9000 mi
rear window washer 
Cadillac SRX in Michigan, United States
- Jun 2007
Jun 2007

12600 mi
Driver's power seat actuator (motor) replaced under warranty. Dealer had car for two days. Provided loaner car (CTS.) Service experience with dealer was very good. 
Cadillac SRX in New York, United States
- Jul 2007
Jul 2007

9000 mi

US $75
repair ultra view sunroof closing problem 
Cadillac SRX in North Dakota, United States
Apr 2013 - Jul 2013
May 2013

85500 mi
Check engine light one. Multiple misfire code detected. Vehicle was running rough 
Cadillac SRX in Illinois, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

82000 mi

US $500
Rear seat motor repair, cost me about $500.  Caddy needed tie rods, rack and pinion repair.Way too many problems for an easy 80,000. Mostly long trip milage. Good riddance. 
Cadillac SRX in Nebraska, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2015
Nov 2010

34000 mi
Difficulty releasing fr pax seat-belt. Female part of fastener replace with new tensioners, etc. under dealer warranty. Can't say enough nice things about Bob Ryan Auto Mall in Buffalo, MN 
Feb 2013

62000 mi

US $2500
drop engine and reseal oil pan, front engine seal, valve cover seals, etc. 
Apr 2013

65000 mi

US $985
tie rod and steering gear chain replaced 
Cadillac SRX in Michigan, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

27000 mi
powertrain vibration - dealer states vehicle "in specifications" 
Mar 2010

40000 mi

US $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 !!!  
Jul 2010

50000 mi

US $90
Rear wiper assembly replaced due to broken washer nozzle  
Aug 2010

55000 mi
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 
Sep 2010

56000 mi
Re calibrated tire pressure monitor  Rear power seat failed. Wiring to actuator was disconnected due to cargo shifting underneath the seat 
Oct 2010

56000 mi
replaced left front tire pressure sensor left front turn signal socket melted 
Cadillac SRX in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2009 - Dec 2016
Mar 2010

17000 mi
Parking brake pedal/release lever, stiff to pull, but released brake, after that parking pedal didn't catch, dealer replaced parking brake assembly. 
Oct 2012

26000 mi

US $91
water in jack compartment. clean sun roof drain lines and reposition so that water does not leak inside car 
Jul 2013

27700 mi

US $600
replace pads and rotors 
Cadillac SRX in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

65100 mi

C $850
Steering rack had to be replaced - around $600 for the part (we got it cheaper) and labour was huge because the rad had to be taken out - thanks to Cadillac! 
Cadillac SRX in Maryland, United States
Sep 2009 - Dec 2013
Oct 2009

26000 mi
Signal light out 
Cadillac SRX in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2009 - Sep 2013
Mar 2012

49600 mi

C $800
Steering sensor for the Stability system. 
Aug 2012

53280 mi

C $150
Front turn signal -- needed to be changed TWICE (socket was ultimately replaced as well). 
Mar 2013

57040 mi

C $2500
The entire steering system (it all started with a leak of power steering fluid). 
Jul 2013

58900 mi
The power steering leak reoccurred. It seems fixed (but we'll see). 
Cadillac SRX in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - May 2014
Nov 2011

65100 mi

C $750
control arms needed replacing - bushings "squeaking" stability system sensor leak in back of vehicle causing carpet to be continuously wet where jack is stored. Rear roof drain ports were apparently plugged. 
Jun 2012

69440 mi

C $175
No A/C. Refrigerant needed topping up. Suspected leak. Dealer service added a dye to the refrigerant so if a leak is present, it will be found quickly.. Dealer also supplied courtesy transportation for me while car was in service 
Cadillac SRX in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jan 2015
Oct 2011

50840 mi

C $500
leak in power steering hose 
Apr 2012

55580 mi

C $585
Jul 2012

57040 mi

C $230
Timing chains Dealer noticed worn tie-rod end when in for timing chain 
Sep 2012

58900 mi

C $500
Replaced 3 timing chains Water pump Replaced light bulb and had to remove fender 
Apr 2013

66340 mi

C $300
Engine light came on and started makIng noise. Turned out to be low on oil. Tie-rod ends needed replacing. 
Mar 2014

73780 mi

C $2000
New brakes on all four tires New routers Seal leak Replaced spark plugs Coil replaced 
Cadillac SRX in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2014
Mar 2012

50000 mi
leaky condenser 
Jan 2013

56300 mi

US $2740
Stretched timing chain 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Cadillac SRX in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - May 2011
May 2011

47000 mi
The warning lights all came on while driving. The car key would not come out and thus the car could not be completely turned off. It was the power module. 

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