NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,750 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Cadillac SRX engine problems

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2006 Cadillac SRX Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 092011

SRX 6-cyl

  • 100,000 miles


The 3.6L motor leaks so much oil that when it gets low it creates a misfire condition and cause the vehicle misfire light to come on and power loss to happen. Check your oil often!!!!

- Lehigh, IA, USA

problem #3

Jun 032013


  • 48,000 miles
Air conditioner froze up and had to be replaced. Had less than 50,000 miles.

- Edmond, OK, USA

problem #2

Jul 142011


  • 65,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Srx. The contact stated that while accelerating, the reduced power to engine warning light flashed on the dashboard. The contact was driving 65 mph when the vehicle suddenly reduced speed to 20 mph, almost causing a crash. The contact stated that once the vehicle was shut off and restarted, the vehicle would then reset itself and resume normally. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and the dealer was unable to duplicate or locate the failure because the check engine light was not illuminated at the time. The failure mileage was 65,000.

- Vestal, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 182010

SRX 6-cyl

  • 90,000 miles
The timing chain/belt in 2006 Cadillac Srx is defective. It could be the crank shaft rubbing on the timing chain. I called GM there is a recall for 2007 - 2010 the response I received was how long do I expect GM to own my vehicle. I have spoke to several car dealers who tell me this is a problem with this year and model and fixing it will not stop it from happening again. The estimate from the dealer is $3500 I am very upset over this.

- Port Crane, NY, USA

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