2010 Cadillac SRX P0496 Purge Solenoid

2010 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX On the 2010 Cadillac SRX, the P0496 is pointing to a problem with the EVAP (emissions control/recovery) Purge System. More commonly here, the problem will lie in the EVAP Canister Purge Solenoid Valve. It’s located on the top of the engine. Remove the engine cover to gain access. Carefully inspect the vacuum lines for any cracks, holes or disconnections. Inspect the electrical connector for any loose, broken or damaged wires. If the inspections check ok, a scan-tool should be used to monitor the fuel tank pressure sensor. The Fuel…

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2009 Cadillac SRX Tire Sizes Explained

2009 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX On the 2009 Cadillac SRX, it’s true that the front tires and the back tires ARE different sizes, UNLESS this is the “Sport” model. If not… The Front calls for: P235/60/R18 and the Rear calls for: P255/55/R18. If this is the base-model with the V6 engine, the Front is: P235/65/R17 and the Rear is: P255/60/R17 If this is the “Sport” model, then ALL the tires are: P255/50/R20 Does your vehicle have a similar problem? Get connected to a Live Q&A session with a certified Auto Mechanic and get…

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