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Tried to start it, lights flashed, locks clicked heard buzzing

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tried to start it, lights flashed, locks clicked heard buzzing noises under the hood, wont start.
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: no wont start battery is original, 2013 xts
JA: When was your last tune up?
Customer: no tune up, goes to the sealer for oil changes and maintenance
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: i want to get it started, yes
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  FIXITMAN replied 5 months ago.
Hello, my name is***** sounds like you have a bad battery. When the battery fails this occurs. I would start by having the battery load tested and then replace it as needed. If the battery is fine then it may be a bad negative cable with loose or corroded connections. I have also seen the ignition switch cause this, but that is not as common. I hope this helps. Please let me know if you need more help.

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