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HOW DO I ACCESS THE BODY CONTROL MODULE IN MY 2007 CADILLAC

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HOW DO I ACCESS THE BODY CONTROL MODULE IN MY 2007 CADILLAC STS AND WOULD A FAULTY BCM MAKE MY CAR SHUT DOWN WHILE DRIVING DOWN THE STREET
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.I will do my best to assist you.what engine do you have?please explain your problemthanks
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Really cant say about the motor but vin is 1G6DW677770120879
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
ok what is it doing?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Car cut off while driving seats or windows dont work electrical components are going bananas instrument panel is showing all types of malfunctions im trying to find out where bcm is located and I know thats why the electronics are off but i wanna know if this is also why car shuts down
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Yesterday it shut down when making right turns today it is shutting down at anytime
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
does it start right back after the engine dies?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Yes
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
ok..lets try something simple..remove both battery cables from the battery,,,touch and hold both the cables + and - together for 5 seconds,then reinstall them back to the battery
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Could be ignition switch could be a shortage in ground but bcm needs fixed or replaced
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
this will reset the bcm and may fix your problem
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
the ignition switch is a possibility
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
That didn't work
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
ok,,stand by
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.
Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!Were you able to get the problem resolved?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Still dont know where the body control module is
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 7 months ago.
There isn't anything on the vehicle called a body control module, but the instrument panel module is located on the right side behind the glovebox and below the passenger airbag.