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2000 Cadillac DeVille DHS Base 4dr Sedan

2000 Cadillac DeVille DHS
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Full Size
17 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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February 27, 2010, 9:44 pm

Mashio U

Question: My alarm went off in on my car for about 20 seconds after a friend of mine opened the door and now t

Its like my car is on total lockdown. No lights will come on and when I try to crank it up, there is no response whatsoever. Its as if there isn't any battery in the car. I'm guessing its a security feature but I have no idea whats causing this problem!!!!!!!

March 1, 2010, 5:49 pm

Ron W
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Check your owner's manual on normal antitheft system operation. Many kill the ignition for several hours unless you have the key fob to reset it. You could just try may reset by itself.

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