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Cadillac SRX: I have a 05 srx. I recently was pulling a small

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I have a 05 srx. I recently was pulling a small 5X10 trailer and when I was going up hills or anytime the car went into overdrive and rpm's went above 2000 the engine began to heat up. The car has had all maintenance work done religiously. The trailer was bought new. Any ideas?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  GMWrencher replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I can try to assist you today regarding your SRX question.Do you feel any shuddering?What is the mileage?V8 V6 AWD 2WD?Define Engine Pill?Trans fluid ok > Level condition please describe.Heat up? To "H" or over? How's the coolant level?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No shuddering, mileage is 69,000, v8 northstar,AWD, when engine has to kick in to overdrive like going up hills, etc. Anytime rpms exceeded engion2000. Transmission fluid and engine fluid were ok.
Expert:  GMWrencher replied 2 years ago.
Please define how hot your engine temp reads or rises to.Does it rise to the red area?