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Thread: 2005 SRX will not start consistently

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    Re: 2005 Cadillac SRX will not start consistently

    Where is clicking sound coming from, RT front (fuse block) or lower LT rear of engine (starter area)?

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    Re: 2005 Cadillac SRX will not start consistently

    hey guys after spending 230 dollars for a starter i didnt need and knowing then it has to be a grounding problem i took out battery to find corrosion i cleaned it off with a wire brush and guess what.... Thats all it was car starts with no problem I hope this helps some1 save money....

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    Re: 2005 Cadillac SRX will not start consistently

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    Last edited by GregorySr; 01-02-16 at 08:59 AM. Reason: wrong forum

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    Re: 2005 Cadillac SRX will not start consistently

    Same problem with my SRX starting at intervals until several weeks ago it wouldn't start at all. Lights and all worked. Had put it in shop for new transmission in July hoping for no more problems; then mechanic suggested replacing battery which was another $200.00. Still only started a few times before it wouldn't start at all. Husband removed old starter and noticed something was sticking on it(can't recall what he said was sticking....chemo brain and Im a nurse with very limited mechanical skills); anyway he just replaced with a new starter and is taking it for a test drive! Praying I wont get the call from him to come pick him up! fingers crossed.

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    Re: 2005 Cadillac SRX will not start consistently

    Quote Originally Posted by nascarnation View Post
    FWIW a Remy reman starter is 126 bucks + 70 core charge on Rockauto.
    After 2 reman starters and a reman wiper motor failed within a couple of month after I installed them, I no longer buy anything that has been "remanfactured". I think they take parts off junk yard cars, paint them, and call them remaned. I had kept the receipts and returned them for new parts. It's just a pain to have to fix a car twice for the same thing. The parts were for my Jeep and Yukon.

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    Re: 2005 Cadillac SRX will not start consistently

    please post if it fixed the problem . i have a 2005 srx doing the same thing. anti lock is on . but when it won't start . all lights on dash come on except the gas guage . if i turn the ignition on and the gas guage doesn't reregister it won't start . if it registers , it will start

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