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Wont start scan tool will not link, no, 2008 cts, yes sent…

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Wont start scan...

Wont start scan tool will not link

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?

2008 cts

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

Yes sent computer to rebuilder same problem

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Cadillac
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Cadillac Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 10 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If there are no other electrical problems but the engine does not start and the PCM does not communicate then the problem is either in the PCM itself or it has lost a power or ground feed for whatever reason. It's very possible that the PCM is going to need to be replaced but electrical testing will be required to determine what is causing the problem.

I assume that the fuel pump does not run and the starter does not engage?

Has any actual testing been done?

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