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Experience:  20+ yrs. experience as repair shop manager and technician.
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I have a 2006 cadalliac cts that has a theft system

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Hey, I have a 2006 cadalliac cts that has a theft system malfunction. Apparently it is a gm wide problem. My car says service theft system and my temperature gauge and gas gauge both go down to nothing and I can't get my keys out. It does it for a few weeks and then goes away for a month or so. How do I fix this and how much does it cost?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.

HI,

Ok, this is a faulty steering lock housing actuator assembly. It lists for $265 and labor is 1.4 hours, about $140, to replace. So total about $405

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ahh, okay so do I have to go to the dealership?
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

You can take it to a good general repair shop or a dealership. The steering column does come apart for this repair.