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Car is overheating everytime i drive it for about 15-20 minz
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2004 Cadillac SRX to overheat after driving for 15-20 minutes. When head gaskets fail the most common signs are the coolant level dropping without visible leaks, white smoke from the tail pipe, and...
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I took my 2013 SRX for tires and alignment. When complete service lights on, what could have gone wrong?
Did Cadillac give an answer or idea s to why all these components are not functioning ? I'm not sure what "the fuel pump is out too" means exactly. Generally a fuel pump either works or it does not. And...
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Interior lights stay on for 30 mins, while driving they stay on
In order to find out why the interior lights are staying on while driving and after you close the door will need to be checked by scanning the lighting control module to see if one of the doors latch switches...
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Where do I find the map sensor on my 2006 Cadillac SRX.
Hello, thank you for writing in. On your particular vehicle, the MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor is located on the firewall. This is why they refer to it as a "firewall mounted MAP sensor". The firewall is the wall between...
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I'm about 335 miles from home my car has a humming sound I stopped at a dealership to see what was going on I was told I need to r
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is difficult to identify the humming noise without having the vehicle in front of us. If the wheel bearings and hubs are in poor condition, the vehicle should not be driven. In a...
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I can not lock or unlock the doors on my 2010 Cadillac SRX
Hi there. Although your Cadillac is a rather complex vehicle, the power door lock system is a relatively simple system. When you press the lock or unlock button (located on your key, or inside your vehicle), the power door lock...
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My engine is shaking and check engine light blinking
Hi There, Shaking or vibrating may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below...
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Lower ball joint
Hi there. When replacing the lower ball joints to your vehicle, you will need to press down on the ball joint to remove it. Before trying to remove the ball joint, check to see if there is a snap ring...
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How are transmission cooling lines disconnected on the radiator?
Hi there. The lines that attach to the radiator are either connected by a threaded pipe fitting or a compression type pipe fitting. The compression type fitting will need to be pushed in before removing the line. If you need...
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Rough idle falls on its face any throttle passed half 0p0420 0p0430 0p0300
First off, the P0420 and P0430 both refer to a catalyst efficiency problem, while the P0300 and P0302 codes refer to a misfire problem. If you are certain that the issue is not with the ignition system, then I would...
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Three coils are misfiring. Do I have to change all three at the same time? Can I change the spark plugs first?
Ignition coils deliver the spark to the spark plugs. If you are confident that the coils are in fact misfiring, changing the spark plugs will not fix your problem. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle...
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Replacemnet of crankshaft sensor
A rough idle often times is related to an engine misfire. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark...
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2010 Cadillac SRX Service StabiliTrak message
Hello. If the vehicle is displaying a service message for the traction control system then it has detected an issue with the vehicle's traction control system. If the vehicle has also been put into a power reduced mode then it...
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I own a Cadillac 2012 SRX whose driver-side headlight is dimmer than the passenger side.
Hi there. With having one headlight dimmer than the other and having the light bulb replaced with a new bulb and still having the same result, then I recommend replacing the ballast resister for the headlight that is dimmer. This...
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Squeak sound...it sounds like a belt
Hi there. A squeaking noise could possible be caused by a loose serpentine belt or pulley which drives the belt. However, this type of noise can also be caused by a power steering pump or other component. In order to...
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My brake light & traction light on dash stays on.
Hi There, This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in your brake hydraulic system. The brake reservoir has a sensor inside that detects when the brake...
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No pressure in LF brake line and no oil leak,
In extreme cases, a brake caliper piston can be seized in the caliper bore so even with pressure in the line, the piston might not appear to move. If you request a caliper inspection/diagnostic, a certified mechanic would use gauges...
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Evaporative Emissions Control
Hello. I will be happy to help you. It sounds like the transmission has an internal issue but it could be something more feasible like a solenoid pack gone bad. Though transmission issues generally do not cause a no-start condition....
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2004 CADILLAC SRX replaced low beam headlight bulb but it still doesn't work. someone said the baluster may need to be replace.
High-intensity discharge, or HID headlights require a lot more voltage to light than conventional halogen bulbs. Then once lit, they consume less wattage than the halogen bulbs. Sometimes referred to as a ballast or ignitor, this component amplifies the 12...
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My car was making a loud squeaking sound,
The noise may have been due to a seized or seizing component, such as the water pump, that is driven by the engine's serpentine belt. The serpentine belt either broke, or the water pump seized causing the belt to break....

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