Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum - 2004 - 2009 Discussion, '04 SRX V6 no start issue... in Cadillac SRX Forums; This morning the wife goes out to start her SRX, hears a "bang", and no start.
When it tries to ...
Broken or misaligned timing chain/sprockets or guide? Just a guess here, but if half your engine runs the other side may have a broken chain or one that somehow came off. If so, your dash should light up like a Christmas tree with alerts. Let us know what they find.
It won't run. I'm going to have to tear in to it myself.
Many thanks to the guys on here who have tackled the timing chain issue and posted the step-by-step instructions.
I wish I could afford to take it to a dealer.
Does it turn over with the starter?
Pull the valve covers and see if the cams/valves are moving.
Can you do a compression test?
Hook up air to the cylinders and see if the air is going to the intake or to the exhaust.