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I have a 2008 STS 3.6 engine, Changed out the transmission,

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I have a 2008 STS 3.6 engine, Changed out the transmission, and had the battery disconnected. Reconnected battery, and engine spins over but does not start. Did this go into theft mode or is there a relearn for this veh. it has the push button ignition, not a key
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Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago
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Here are the steps you have to take to do the relearn on a push button system,

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
we didnt change the ecm When I push the button it doesnt with foot on the brake it trys to start.
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
sorry, when i just push the button, it dosent act like a regular key ignition system where the dash lights come on.
Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago

It will try to start, once it sees that it will not start it will stop, and the security light should start to blink.

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Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago

The security light may even stay on solid for the 10 minutes, but it will go out after the 10 minutes. The relearn works for all situations, even if the battery was removed. This will work in your case as long as there are no problems with the install of the transmission.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
trying that right now. will know something in 30 minutes
Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago

Let me know if the security light does not come on, or if it will not go out.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
went through the relearn but no start. one thing i am noticing is that the light in top of the dash is doing nothing. not flashing not anything
Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago

The security light is a car with a lock on the right side of it. Not the red led light on the top of the dash.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
is that the light that comes on in the dash that looks like a pad lock?
Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago

Yep that is it.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I went through the relearn process, but it still spins over with no start. Scan tool shows no codes either
Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago

Start the relearn over, let me know what the security light does please?

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Cadillac Mechanic: KALAMYKID, Shop Owner/ Tech replied 7 months ago

Just wanted to check in on you and see if you needed any more help?

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