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My 2008 Cadillac dts cruise control stopped working. 4.6L,

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My 2008 Cadillac dts...

My 2008 Cadillac dts cruise control stopped working.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuse? What size is your engine?

4.6L, trouble locating the fuse.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your DTS yourself? What have you tried so far?

Checking myself at this point, having trouble identifying the components of the cruise system under the hood.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The engine was replaced, but the cruise stopped working a few days prior.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cadillac
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Cadillac Mechanic: Amedee, Cadillac Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Amedee, Cadillac Technician replied 11 months ago

I am very sorry your having this issue with your vehicle.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Amedee, Cadillac Technician replied 11 months ago

Are you looking for some possible causes?

Can you list everything that has been replaced for this condition up to this point?

May I start by getting the code or codes stored in the computer?

Thank you!

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