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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,900 miles

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2013 Cadillac SRX seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2013 Cadillac SRX Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 142014

SRX 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


2013 cadiilac Srx. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle transmission malfunction. On June 14, 2014, the consumer was involved in an accident, in front of his residence. The last time, the consumer was at the dealer, he complained about the transmission acting strange. In particular without warning, it would race, the RPM would surge and it was necessary to brake during those times. When he entered the driveway, the automatic transmission was in gear. He brought the vehicle to a full and complete stop, with his right foot maintaining constant pressure on the brake pedal, he moved the gear indicator from drive to park. Immediately upon doing so, the transmission started racing. As the vehicle was in park, he took his right foot of the brake pedal. His hands were not on the steering wheel and his foot was not on the brake or accelerator pedal. With the engine racing, he reached for the key to turn off the engine, but the vehicle suddenly lurched forward, out of park and shot forward. The vehicle moved approximately 15 feet, knocking over a large planter, a four inch statue and finally coming to rest against a brick facade of his home. During the ordeal, the air bag did not deploy. Four days later, the consumer received a recall notice in the mail, regarding the transmission problem.

- Rochester Hills, MI, USA

problem #1

May 302014


  • 7,800 miles
The contact owns a 2013 Cadillac Srx. The contact stated that while driving approximately 25 mph, the vehicle failed to stop when the brake pedal was depressed and crashed into the preceding vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy and the contact sustained back injuries. A police report was filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 7,800.

- Atlantic Beach, NY, USA

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