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Dave Nova, Cadillac Technician
Category: Cadillac
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Experience:  ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
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I cannot start it because the security system has been

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I cannot start it because the security system has been triggered
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: headlights yes, battery yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: 1996 etc
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: removing the battery, some different ignition switch proceedures we read about online. I hear if we touch the battery terminals together it might reset system. it's one of those old keys with a chip in it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  KALAMYKID replied 8 months ago.

Do you have a digital volt meter so we can do some testing?