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Caprice - radio and lights fine but push button start does nothing. No clicking just nothing. It is though there is a disconnect between the start button and the engine. There is a yellow engine block light on the dash

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

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Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Caprice?

2012

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Caprice yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing really. This happened once before and the mechanic then said the car thought the gear was not in park which it appeared it was but the gear had not clicked into park. I have tried jamming the gear into park hard a few times but to no avail

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AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 4 months ago
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AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 4 months ago

Hello there,

If you still have a permanent no-crank condition, we need to get the car on a truck to a Holden dealer for further diagnosis.

All current programmed keys should also be taken to the dealer.

This is your best option.

Don't let untrained techs who don't know current Holden technology "guess" at what is wrong.

A dealer will fix this in a one day.

I've done many no starts in Commodore/Caprice/Statesman.

Gary

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AU Auto Mechanic: Gary, Australia Car Mechanic replied 4 months ago

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

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