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I have a 2008 Escalade, the instrument panel and driver

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I have a 2008 Escalade, the instrument panel and driver information center have gone dark... the speedometer, odometer, gas gauge indicators don't work. The lights blink on the indicator needles blink, but nothing else. In doing some research, it looks like my recent dead battery may have caused the BCM to fault. How do I reprogram or reset it?
JA: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?
Customer: The battery has been replaced... that's when the dash failed.
JA: Are you fixing your Escalade yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, I've looked at all the fuses and tested for fault codes.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, I don't think so.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet.
  • I can help with this question.
  • Reply and let me know when your able to work on this concern.
  • To reset the BCM you disconnect both battery cables and hold them together for one minute. To program it a scan tool is needed. I doubt either of these will help though. Let me know those results.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I'm here
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Did you try the procedures I mentioned on the 2nd in regards ***** ***** question about the BCM?

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