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Car stalling shortly after starting.
The fuel pressure on your vehicle may be leaking down after sitting. The fuel system requires the pressure be held up so at start up the injection system does not have to wait for the fuel pump to build up...
Stiff power steering
If your vehicle has hydraulic power steering, the level is probably low. If it is low, there may be a leak. If not, the pump may have failed. If your vehicle has electronic power steering, the fuse may be blown...
Car sounds like it's choking
A choking sound is a common indicator of a engine not receiving enough fuel. In 2006 Cadillac's the fuel pumps have been known to fail prematurely. I would suggest that a properly trained technician test the fuel system pressure and...
I am having an issue with my emissions control system. no leaks but what can i do to solve this issue
Hi there. If this came on as the fuel in the tank was very low then it can cause some false codes. You can add more fuel and drive it for a few days to see if it will reset....
ABS Light on
Hello. This problem is common on many GM high-end vehicles with that system. A scanner helps to determine the exact cause, as it may be from a variety of problems including steering position sensor, wheel speed sensor, or the vehicle...
Car misfire at idle.. changed plugs..coils..air fliter. gas smell and a miss sometimes. Any ideal was happening?
With the recent repairs made, chances are your issue is related to the fuel-system or a stubborn sensor that's on its way out. When was the last time you changed your fuel filter? The fuel injectors can also cause misfiring...
Turn signal is out
Hi there. Bulbs going out is pretty common, however, other SRX owners have reported many issues with the bulbs burning out prematurely and having to replace them multiple times in a year. To replace the bulb, either the tire or...
My steering wheel vibrates an i have a lost of power? Seems like engine is shaking
Hey there, thank you for asking about your 2005 Cadillac SRX. This is a known issue with the Cadillac SRX and is related to the steering wheel sensor. This sensor monitors the direction the wheels are turning. When it senses...
Hi! Check Engine Light appeared after upgrading the timing on my Cadillac SRX 3.6 engine from year 2004 to 2007.
Hello. I would not recommend changing the timing between model years. There are certainly software differences in the engine management system (this is what is causing your Check Engine Light), and there may be physical differences in timing reference points...
It make a loud noise when I am driving and act like it don't won't to pull
Hi there. We might need more information from you to accurately determine what's going wrong with your 2007 Cadillac SRX. However, if you're hearing a loud noise coming from the engine compartment and the engine feels sluggish, it could be...
Hi. A few days ago I purchased some gas. I filled the tank. Immediately upon restarting the car the engine sputtered and choked.
Hello. If the issues began after you filled up it may be possible that the issue is related to the fuel that was used. If a low quality batch or the wrong type of f fuel was used it may...
Why does it do this??
All modern cars are equipped with an Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel vapors in the charcoal...
Popping noise at low speed turns
Hi. This is a tricky one. In my experience, I have seen lower control arms cause this problem. The lower control arms have rubber bushings in them and sometimes those rubber bushings crack or become dry rotten and causing a...
Issues on removing my key from the ignition
Hi, thanks for writing in. This sounds like you may have a faulty alternator. I would recommend using a multi meter to test its voltage. Alternators should always read higher than 14 volts. If this is not the issue, it...
My cadillac srx does a no crack no start
If your ignition switch was replaced recently and you have been having problems from that moment on, it is unlikely that the issue could be anything but an ignition switch. In this case, I would recommend taking your vehicle back...
Transmission slipping at low speeds
Transmission issues such as this can be caused by something as simple as low transmission fluid. I would first recommend checking the level and condition of your transmission fluid as low fluid levels are one of the main causes of...
Plugs get oil on them and misfire
The top most part of your engine is called the valve cover. On a V-shaped engine, you should have 2 valve covers. These valve covers are bolted to the top of the cylinder head and have gaskets in between the...
Ignition locked up after the car sat for two months
You may be experiencing a faulty ignition lock cylinder. This is the part that is responsible for locking the steering wheel and the ignition switch without the key in the ignition. If this part fails, the key may not turn,...
Shaking while stopped, difficult acceleration, sudden takeoff
It sounds like you may be experiencing an engine misfire. When a cylinder in your engine is misfiring, it will throw off the balance of the running engine. As a result, vibrations can be felt throughout the vehicle. This would...
Startup issues, battery works
You may have just drained your battery. Batteries can still test good if they are dead because they have the ability to be recharged. Batteries are faulty when they can no longer hold a charge. It is best to listen...

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