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my1998 Eldorado etc.. no...
Had front bodywork done after small front end collision on my1998 Eldorado etc.. no problem before , at body shop gages went crazy unless lights turned on, Cadillac dealer said bad pzm for$1200 not related to impact because devise in rear. New front headlight installed from accident . Read could be key not registered if battery disconnected. Dash lights say air bag check ,break on, other crazy stuff . Better when lights on, car drives fine.
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Cadillac Mechanic: Vladgmru, Automotive Electrician replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer.

My name is Vlad.

It is hard to say what exactly is causing that problem without actually connecting a TECH 2 scan tool and checking your car, but based on you description it sounds like there is wiring issue.

It could be as simple as a loose ground somewhere in the engine compartment near radiator support.

Bad ground always creates very weird problems and I have seen it many time when body shops just forget to connect something or attach and tight ground properly.

I would start from careful inspection of all main grounds in the engine compartment

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Cadillac Mechanic: Vladgmru, Automotive Electrician replied 1 year ago

Hi,

I am just checking if my answer helped or if you need more assistance.

Thanks,

Vlad

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