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2005 Cadillac EXT Park brake...
2005 Cadillac EXT Park brake cable snapped under Lt. dash panel. Now my truck won't start. Is there some kind of lock out system when the park brake fails?
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5/27/2015
Cadillac Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 3 years ago
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Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.There is nothing on the parking brake system that would prevent the engine from starting. Was it running when the cable snapped and you turned it off and it wouldnt start after that?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Yes
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
After I turned it off I tried to start it and it just clicked, so I checked the battery charge it wes 13.5 Volts. but still wouldn't start.
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Are you still there?
Cadillac Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 3 years ago
Yes. Im here.
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Cadillac Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 3 years ago
Are any wires damaged near where the cable broke that you can see?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
No none that I can see. I have a strong light on and no wires or connections appear to be disturbed.
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Wayne are you still with me?
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Wayne, I've got to go pick my wife up from work. If you find an answer please e-mail me I will see you are paid if you do. Thanks Terry at***@******.***
Cadillac Mechanic: Wayne Crawford, Shop Owner replied 3 years ago
Im still here. Do you have a scan tool or even a multimeter for testing?
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