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2007 Cadillac SRX repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (30%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (0%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (30%)

Other (9%)

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2007 Cadillac SRX brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (33%)

$100 - $499 (50%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 6 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2012 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

291-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

58000 mi

US $800
caliper hanging up 
60000 mi

US $850
control arm failed 

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2011 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

291-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

36300 mi

US $700
wheel sensor 

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2010 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

45000 mi Change break pad 

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2007 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

75600 mi

C $120
Right front wheel bearing broken. Bought a new aftermarket wheel hub assembly and paid a friend for install. Cost $120 total for part. 
79980 mi

C $760
The aftermarket wheel bearing bought ended up breaking while on holiday. Forced to repair the vehicle at Midas as it was barely drive-able. Also performed an oil change which only cost $98 of the $760-ish repair bill. 
81220 mi

C $360
Rear right wheel bearing broken with audible noise. We bought the wheel bearing prior to the brake line failing. We took the car to the shop the day of the brake failure. Brake line so corroded it failed while being driven. Caliper had to be broken and replaced due to seizure. 
81220 mi

C $438
Third wheel hub unit replaced due to broken bearing on rear drivers side. Part bought separately and installed by friend/mechanic. 
82420 mi

C $438
*d Rear driver's side wheel hub replaced due to broken bearing. 
90200 mi Replaced broken engine splash guard, broken front passenger side tie-rod and leaking power steering lines. Service A/C System warning light on. Connector left unplugged during repair to splash guard. 
90520 mi

C $175
Replaced broken tie-rod. Replaced leaking power steering hose. Replaced brake line due to brake line bursting. 
91120 mi

C $430
Engine overheated randomly while being driven. Towed to the shop to discover water pump had seized. Water pump replaced. Thermostat replaced. Coolant added. 
92780 mi

C $65
Started car on a particularly cold day of -35C and heard a strange whine. All power steering fluid had leaked out. Towed to garage and mechanic found broken clamp. Replaced clamp and refilled. 
95900 mi

C $1125
Break line burst. Replaced lines. Both front sway bar links were broken, including the previously replaced one. Power steering hoses were leaking. Replaced hoses. 
102080 mi

C $22
Check engine light came on. Checked gas cap and it was loose and would no longer tighten. Bought new gas cap and light turned off. 
106640 mi

C $250
Car started having problems changing gears. Discovered small corrosion hole in transmission line leaking fluid. Cut out piece of old line and replaced. Refilled transmission fluid. Very loud grinding noise heard when braking coming from right rear wheel. Caliper seized. Replaced caliper and pads. Cleaned clogged bolt. Checked other wheels. Another clogged bolt cleaned. Replaced all pads and flushed brakes. 
106640 mi

C $65
Car started making a loud whining noise, check engine light appeared. Bad smell detected, pulled car over. Multiple warning lights flashing; battery charging system noted. Removed and replaced alternator with rebuilt unit. No further issue. Car had been making clunking noises again. Both front sway bar links were broken. Removed and replaced, as well as tightened loose nuts on upper control arms. 
109740 mi Power steering fluid leak detected in previously replaced line. Called mechanic who did the previous repair and replaced free of charge. 

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2007 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

291-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

47000 mi Third row seat folding system not working properly. Was adjusted and a limiting system was replaced. Dash vent was broken and not adjustable. Vent was replaced. Driver seat lumbar support was not working. They replaced the lumbar system. 
52000 mi Broken AC vent was replaced on drivers side 
52000 mi A second dashboard AC vent had broken and was replaced. 
72000 mi Drivers seat lumbar support failed a second time after dealer repair. I pulled off the seatback and found the motor had fallen off. Reattached the motor and system is working. Repeat failure of the driver seat lumbar support adjuster. Again fixed the system by reassembly of the drive motor and screw jack system that fell apart. 
90700 mi

US $1500
Transfer case chain apparently stretched and was skipping teeth. 
97000 mi

US $780
Developed a leak in the two main brake lines from the master cylinder. Dealer had difficulty finding replacement parts. Lines were replaced and the brake system is working again. 
28520 mi AC not blowing cold. Low on freon. replaced seal and topped up 
35340 mi Climate control blowing warm air on pass side but cool on driver's side. Cadillac covered one set of pads that had been previously replaced and all rotors. I paid one set of pads and labour on both fr and rr pads Dealer will re-examine in the spring for uneven AC airflow issues Replace fr sway bar bushings said it was OK...clunk still there when I picked the car up...ordered and installed link kits on my next trip in (one of 4 in 30 days!) problem finally seems to be fixed Muffled clunking noise from left front over bumps or dips in pavement 
36580 mi Dealer will re-examine in the spring for uneven AC airflow issues Replace fr sway bar bushings said it was OK...clunk still there when I picked the car up...ordered and installed link kits on my next trip in (one of 4 in 30 days!) problem finally seems to be fixed 
40920 mi Warning lights for Stability control, ABS and Traction Control came on while driving. Shop replaced left rear wheel bearing. 
44020 mi AC low on freon again (no cold air) No leaks found. Dealer topped up and added dye to try and find leak. Told to return for recheck in 10 days Still could not find any leakage from AC system even with the dye. Dealer couldn't explain where freon was going. Told to return if it stopped blowing cold air 
45260 mi Muffled whirring noise from front end. replaced rt fr wheel bearing 
47700 mi Rear wiper jerking and sometimes stopping....replaced wiper motor AC not cold enough...topped up freon but still could not find leak (ongoing problem, never solved). 
56220 mi

C $70
Had winter tires installed,,, found car with nearly flat tire when I came to pickup..leaking valve stem dealer replaced stem (including TPMS sensor) at my expense. 
58900 mi Noise from rear. Both rear wheel bearings worn. New hubs ordered Power adjustment on drivers side mirror not working Overhead grab handle on passenger side tore off (only secured with self tapping screw!) Shop had "no time' to look at it Replaced both rear wheel hubs....one for the second time  
62620 mi

C $765
Installed new driver's side power mirror assembly due to failure of gears. stability control and ABS engaging with driving on bare pavement. Bad wheel speed sensor in rear wheel hub. replaced hub assembly (same one replaced last month for bad wheel bearing!) Dealer reinstalled grab handle at no charge as goodwill due to other problems. Roaring noise from front...bad left front wheel bearing...replaced wheel hub Right lower control arm bushings found to be very badly worn...replaced right lower control arm assembly 
63240 mi ABS and Stabilitrac lights on again...replaced right wheel hub (bad wheel speed sensor in hub) 
65100 mi

C $1700
Wiring harness for trailer hitch fell onto exhaust, melted and shorted blowing body control module. 
65100 mi Check engine light on several times code was for emissions system not within spec. After the third time they have ordered a catalytic converter Replaced cats 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

291-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 
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 
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. 
26000 mi

US $91
water in jack compartment. clean sun roof drain lines and reposition so that water does not leak inside car 
49600 mi

C $800
Steering sensor for the Stability system. 
53280 mi

C $150
Front turn signal -- needed to be changed TWICE (socket was ultimately replaced as well). 
57040 mi

C $2500
The entire steering system (it all started with a leak of power steering fluid). 
58900 mi The power steering leak reoccurred. It seems fixed (but we'll see). 

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2006 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 
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. 

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2004 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

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

140500 mi

US $100
transmission slipping would not go over 55 mph 
159700 mi

US $1600
Slipping transmission- flush, filter, gaskets, 2 gallons fluid.  Needed new throttle position sensor, new oxygen sensors and left front ABS sensor 
132000 mi Loud ticking,thumping sound upon acceleration. Told I needed front and rear differentials, approx. $4,000. Have not fixed yet. Had extended warranty but wouldn't cover it.Car had approx. 120,000mi Caddy dealer said approx $4,000 EACH=$8,000 Caddy dealer said brake line is rusted out. $2000. Can't fix. Told to watch for leak in driveway. 
132000 mi Engine light on,local garage said I needed a Catylistic Converter. Cadillac WARRANTIES this for 12 years or 200,000 miles,which ever comes first. Local shop quoted me $1,750. Cost $0 Just made it in by 2 weeks. 

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2004 Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV

300-horsepower 4.6L V8 4-speed automatic FWD

88000 mi Reconnected Trunk Courtesy Lamp Changed Rear Right License Plate Bulb 
103000 mi Front Turn Signal/DRL/Parking Bulb Burned Out 
110000 mi

US $233
Replaced harness/connector for right rear wheel speed sensor 
89000 mi

US $115
Steering wheel position sensor. 
101000 mi

US $100
Rear wheel hub failed. 
128000 mi

US $4
Lower control arm bushing replaced LEFT & right turn signal bulb 
174000 mi coil failure 

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