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It will not start.. anti theft erstart light on, restar,

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JA: Hello. What do you want help with?
Customer: It will not start.. anti theft erstart light on
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: restar
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: 2008 C
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: tried boost car
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: not sure
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Cadillac
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11/16/2016
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

hey how are you

you will need a factory scanner or equivalent to run a diagnostic scan & retrieve fault codes from the alarm module in the vehicle.
is it the module, the receiver, hood switch , door switch, wiring etc.. , it could be number of reasons & there is not a fuse or a relay that you can pull out to disconnect it unfortunately

Master reset Procedure

1- Disconect Battery Cables ( Negative & Positive Cables )you can use any electrical wire as an extension if battery cables don't reach .

2- Hold cables Together for 60 secs ,then let go

3- Wait 15 minutes

4- Make sure all doors are closed

5- Reconnect battery Cables

6- Lock & unlock the vehicles using the key from driver door side (if you have a key fob with no blade key, just lock & unlock using the key fob buttons)

7- Enter the vehicle and attempt to start

Please let me know

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Chad Farhat

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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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