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2003 regal ls, shifter won't come out of park without manual override, Service Engine light, ABS, Brake warning indicators, and gas gauge showing empty with warning light, even though tank is full, and can't read ODB port with scan tool, errors.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the brake fluid? Does the light stay on steady or is it intermittent?

Brake fluid full

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

I've checked all fuses inside and outside boxes. Tried reading codes with my code tool, but it won't read, get an error.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

All this happened at once last night, so thinking it's either BCM or computer failure, I don't have tools to diagnose.

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first, lets try something simple,,

Remove both battery cables from the battery, turn on the ignition, touch and hold both the - and the + cables together for 5 seconds, turn off the ignition, then re-install them back to the battery

let me know if this fixed the problem

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hi Tim. I followed your procedure. Result: Vehicle will now not start. I hear clicking noise in dash area when I turn key to start position. The same dashboard error lights are still on as well. Service Vehicle Soon, Anti Lock, Trac off, Brake and the gas gauge shows empty and fuel low warning light on with warning chimes.

make sure you have the battery cables on good..it sounds as if you dont have a good connection at the battery..clean those battery cables and re-install them

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