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Crank but wont start?

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crank but wont start?
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Cadillac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
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Cadillac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

what are you missing fuel or spark or both , did you check ?

was there check engine light prior to this ?

is there a red led security light flashing or steady on on the dash while you trying to start it ?

how many miles on it ?

do you have one or 2 keys ?

Please let me know

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the engine cranks well but will not start, Im not sure if im receiving any spark. I have one key. 226,609.0 check engine was on but codes were erased when battery was removed
Cadillac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

ok

how about security light ?

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Cadillac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

If the security light is off

and we are getting fuel , you need to check for spark, those SUV are bad about crankshaft sensors being bad

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok I am not getting a spark and the crank shafts sensor had been replaced and unused( meaning the trick had not been operated some it had been replaced)
Cadillac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago

ok , no spark , ckp sensor replaced and no spark , do you have power and ground do the ignition coils

now do you have fuel ,can you check ?

IS THERE A RED SECURITY LIGHT ON DASH FLASHING OR STEADY ON WHILE YOU TRYING TO START ?

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Cadillac Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 year ago
I m trying to work on that call , don't why it not working , if you need more infor diagrams just let me know,This post will stay open for you to come back and ask me any follow upo questions you may have on this issueIf you have access to a dignostic scanner that can communicate with that module , you can retrieve fault codes , if you get them let me know what they are and I can give you more info on itChad ( aka -Customer)
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