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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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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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2004 Cadillac srx will crank but won't start
For a sudden failure like this, I would check to see if the fuel pump has failed and check for spark at the spark plugs. If no spark, suspect that a key global sensor such as the crankshaft position sensor...
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For someone who can do all the work themselves, is a Cadillac expensive to maintain? I.e. parts wise, frequency​ of needed work.
Hi there. The service and maintenance jobs that are required on Cadillac's are not as simple or generally automotive in nature as they once were. In fact, most simple jobs like replacing spark plugs require advanced diagnostic equipment to reset...
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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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I have a Cadillac SRX, 2016, do need the following services done and if so when, Differential service and transfer case service?
Hi There, Your differential fluid should be changed about every 30,000 miles. You may however also want to at least have the differential cover inspected for leaks during every service in between. Since your car only has 12,000 miles on...
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Do I need transfer case service if no problems noticed
Hi there. Although many of today's vehicles have transfer cases utilize advanced lubricants, it's still recommended to have this service completed at a scheduled interval, just like any other fluid service. Cadillac recommends this service be completed every 45,000 miles....
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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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When I change gears, excellerate, or back up makes a large crashing sound comi from rear end of my car
Likely causes are a loose or mis-positioned exhaust system, a fault in the suspension (loose parts), or an issue with the differential or a u-joint in the drive line. From your description, the noise sounds marked enough that it will...
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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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Car will not start after I changed battery in remote
Hi there. In some cases, when the battery of the FOB key is removed, an error code will be created as a security measure to disable the ignition system. This can be cleared by a professional mechanic with a digital...
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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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When accelerating slowly the car drives fine but when you accelerate hard it Chatters but goes away till u punch it again
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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I HAVE A 2009 SRX V6
Between the drive shaft and the yoke into the differential is a u-joint. Based on your description that joint may be faulty and in need of replacement. To have that component inspected, and replaced if necessary, please request universal joint...
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What is the annual maintenance costs?
Hi there. This is a very difficult question for us to answer, as we're not certain how many miles you would put on the vehicle, type of driving conditions and other variables that impact routine service and maintenance. However, we...
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Trans Idle Hot Engine Code on 2004 Cadillac SRX
Hi there. This is a warning light to tell you that your transmission is running to hot. This could be due to driving the car very hard or driving in very hot weather. The vehicle is asking you to stop...
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Why my car has a little picture of the motor
This is a sign that the control module has detected a problem somewhere, in one of the vehicles systems. It will be necessary to connect a code reader to the vehicle and pull the diagnostic trouble codes to see what...
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When a car doesn't want to shift, what sensor is it for on a Cadillac SRX 2005?
Hi there. There are three different types of sensors and solenoids that will cause a transmission to not shift. 1. --- Transmission Position Sensor 2. --- Vehicle Speed Sensor 3. --- Shift Solenoids All three types of sensors and solenoids...
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cadillac 2010 srx base model. blower motor operates intermitently
Intermittent blower motor operation could be related to the switch, resistor block, fuse, relay, motor, or wiring. To resolve this, the recommended service is a blower motor circuit diagnostic during which a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your...

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