Hi. Thank you. I have a corrupted V6 and a 2009 Cadillac ...

Hi. Thank you. I have a corrupted V6 and a 2009 Cadillac [SRX](/topics-srx/). Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your SRX yourself? What have you tried so far? I had a Chevy Beretta with a V6 and thought this was the sa...

Hi. Thank you. I have a corrupted V6 and a 2009 Cadillac [SRX](/topics-srx/). Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your SRX yourself? What have you tried so far? I had a Chevy Beretta with a V6 and thought this was the same [engine](/topics-engine-cadillac/) because it sounded so much like it Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the Cadillac? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission? However, this engine is aspirated which means it sucks too much oil and if I had the wherewithal I would sue Cadillac for a really bad engine design. It’s very hard for me to let this car go because I spent 4000 on it and now I don’t have a car to drive. Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? No I have not fixed the SRX because the parts alone are highly expensive and no mechanic wants to work on it and my husband is too busy with construction business and it will cost 3500 to fix it.

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My name is \*\*\*\*\* \*\*\*\*\* I will be able to assist you. I’m sorry that you’re having trouble with your vehicle. Don’t worry though, we’ll be able to figure this out. Thank you for taking the time to let us help you out with this problem and hopefully we can sort it out quickly. Please understand that I do not know your knowledge or capabilities so I may need to ask questions to find out basic information to help solve your specific problem. Sometimes it may take a moment for me to respond because I may have to look up information about your concern. I appreciate your patience and will provide responses as soon as possible. What question do you have about this engine?

I have just enough knowledge to be a little bit dangerous. My 2009 SRX has 180,025 miles on it. It's a V-6 3600 liter engine and If I've been watching Scotty Kilmer videos before I bought the car I would never have bought the car!! I can't get any money out of this car I've been offered $300 for it yet and I am beyond frustrated because it could be a $5000-car but spending $3500 to fix a car that's so difficult to fix is unrealistic.My husband has consulted with three mechanics close by and they don't want to work on it.What do I do? I cannot get this car running for less than $3000!
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Sorry to hear about the troubles. You really only have 2 options. Replace the engine and sell it for $5000 or keep it. Cut your losses, sell it for what you can, and move on. Since you've already spent $4000 on it, and it sounds like you want to get rid of it, I would say just cut your losses and move on.

I would have it worked on if I could. Three mechanics and no one wants to work on this engine because it's just too hard. I am in Metairie Louisiana. We are kind of known down here in the New Orleans area for not having the sophistication of other cities. I know there must be a good mechanic around here but I don't know who they are!I know my options. It's just really hard to except since this is the second time I bought a car that has let me down after spending 3500 on the Audi and now this one.
Automotive Expert
Let me see if I can locate a shop for you...

Accept not exceptThank you. I really appreciate this
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You're welcome. This place has good reviews and it looks like they do all repairs: Bert's Complete Auto Repair Address:\*\*\*\*\* Metairie, LA 70003 Phone:(###) ###-####/p\>

Thank you AutoDoc1. Were s there any other possible mechanics?This is a different mechanic I was not aware of. Thank you.
Automotive Expert
You're welcome. Here's another one I found: Complete Automotive Repair Service Address: 2715 N Hullen St, Metairie, LA 70002 Phone:(###) ###-####/p\>

Thank you. I appreciate your help. I won't be bothering y'all anymore. I hope the rest of your day goes smoothly.
Automotive Expert
You're very welcome. I'm glad to help! You have a great day too!

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