I don’t have to tell you that it’s not good when cylinders explode in an engine.
That’s especially true on a vehicle with just 2,000 miles on the odometer, and especially especially true when it happens to a 2010 model costing over $50,000.
Yet that’s exactly what happened to a Cadillac SRX 2.8T, all because someone ignored the “premium fuel recommended” sticker.
Apparently, the risk of ignoring such advice can result in something GM calls a “major knock event” and an outright explosion of cylinders. Ouch.
Here’s what happened: