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Clunking Noise When Transmission Downshifts

2004 Cadillac SRX

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Cadillac dealer.


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
35,750 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. rebuild transmision (1 reports)
2004 Cadillac SRX transmission problems

transmission problem

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2004 Cadillac SRX Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 012009


  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles


i bought this car used - thought i was doing the smart thing - getting a really "GOOD" low mileage car - and the transmission was bad when i bought it. of course the dealership had a warranty and they "fixed" it. but now less than 25,000 miles later i have had to have the transmission totally rebuilt again.

- , North Myrtle Beach, SC, USA

problem #1

Sep 182006

(reported on)


  • 22,500 miles

When coming to a stop, Transmission clunks as it downshifts to first gear. Also clunks when in cruise control after topping a hill and engine rpm slows down. Condition exists after engine and transmission become fully warmed up. Taken to Cadillac Dealer three times. They can't fix it. Symptom is fully explained in TSB 01996. Dealer cannot fix it.

- , Highlandville, MO, USA

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