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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...
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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...
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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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Heater blows cold.
Hi there. Leak stopper should only be used in emergency situations as it usually causes more problems than it "fixes". It sounds like the leak stopper may have settled in your heater core and is preventing the proper amount of...
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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...
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After change taillight and evaporation purge valve on 06 Cadillac SRX will not crank over or attempt to start key lock in ignitio
Hi Anthony. While we appreciate the question tonight, I'm not sure how we can help in this case. Anytime you install used parts on a vehicle, you're going to risk having compatibility and connectivity issues. If the power was not...
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I have a 2004 cadillac srx. Today the engine light started blinking and the car shakes when you accelerate
The engine is undoubtedly misfiring (the blinking light is associated with misfiring) and once the OBD-II trouble codes are read they will undoubtedly reflect that. Without the specific codes though, it is unknowable whether the misfiring is global (random, across...
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Myride
If you are taking off the manifold then a new gasket should be used or an exhaust manifold leak may happen after reconnected.
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cant find the crankshft potion senor 2006 srx 3.6
The sensor is located on the right back side of the engine block about 4 inches from transmission inline with crankshaft of engine.
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Mechanic said OBD P0989 so need to replace silinoid for $1700. Should I try changing transmission fluid first? 2010 Cadillac SRX.
You should ask the mechanic if he actually directly tested the solenoid and, if so, what the specific test results are. If he did not test the solenoid, look for a new mechanic. Trouble codes can never be relied upon...
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When my car is idling the rpm starts to increase
In the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled by an idle control valve (ICV). The ICV valve can fail or a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading...
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El Cadillac SRX 2011 have fuel filter a lokin but not found tanks
The fuel filter is located up next to the fuel tank. You will need the vehicle up on a lift to see it and replace it.
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What is minimum thickness for rear brake discs on 2004 Cadillac SRX?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The minimum thickness for the brake rotor should be listed on the rotor itself towards the center beyond the braking surface. It will vary depending on what rotors have been installed on the vehicle....
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2010 cadillac srx no crank just a click noise when trying to crank new battery and starter fuse and relay in good.
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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