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I found a used bcm for my 2008 dts Cadillac. want to use it…

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Hello, I found a used bcm for my 2008 dts Cadillac. want to use it but not sure if it has a vin attached to it from the junk Cadillac (heard it may not have same "options" as mine, although same year make model Cadillac). my question is, is it possible with a tech 2 to program a used bcm from another Cadillac of the same style

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

Battery was dying, ran parasitic draw test, told me bcm, unplugged bcm every night, now battery isn't dying

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?

Yes tested battery even though new battery, no leaks visible

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

No thank you

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12/3/2018
Cadillac Mechanic: Michael Broughton, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 years ago
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Sir, this is Michael. i am here and willing to assist with this question if you would still like some info.

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
please
Cadillac Mechanic: Michael Broughton, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 years ago

Alright, i will look into your BCM situation on this DTS. give me a couple minutes to read up on the programming for the BCM.

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
thank you
Cadillac Mechanic: Michael Broughton, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 years ago

ok, so the tech 2 is the tool that can program the BCM and set all the default values and systems you have fitted. would you like me to send you the procedure?

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
no thanks though, I am familiar with programming a bcm. I just want to know if a used bcm from a different Cadillac different vin number, can be Reprogrammed to another Cadillac with different vinor is there a read-only vin once programmed the first time. I need all functions to work so I need to be sure I can program one that's been vin matched to another caddy
Cadillac Mechanic: Michael Broughton, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 years ago

no problem, if you are satisfied with my assistance, please rate it by selecting the amount of stars which you think i deserve. have a good day!

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Cadillac Mechanic: Michael Broughton, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 years ago

yeah, it says BCM can be re-programmed. not an issue.

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