Programming

Asked by Dec 06, 2017 at 08:51 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My girlfriend let somebody jump their
battery from the battery in the trunk of my
Cadillac CTS 2009 and car works fine runs
drives everything except for the center
console has no lights no power no nothing
how do I reprogram the car to get back in
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First check the fuses.

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Yeah, fuses.

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123,575

These cars are very sensitive to voltage drops or surges, never let anyone jump from your car if it was made after 2004, your just asking for trouble. Now the advise on checking the fuses first is sound and should be the first thing to check as it is so localized, but also be aware that the BCM controls all of the accessories on this vehicle, so if you don't find any blown fuses then you will have to go to the Cadillac dealer and have them reprogram the system. Normally this runs about a hundred bucks, but it's a Cadillac and they usually run higher.

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