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Cadillac Catera: I replaced the BCM in my 2001 CADILLAC catera

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I replaced the BCM in my 2001 CADILLAC catera and the anti theft activated says I need scanning tool to reactivate, how
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Jerry Newton replied 2 years ago.
You cannot plug and play a body controller in this car. It requires programming that can only be performed with dealer equipment. The car will have to go to the dealer, probably with the old BCM installed, so they can replace it and program it.