My truck has no engine problems , it has 30,000 miles on it, it was running just fine but with the security light on then one day it just stopped we called a tow truck when he came all he did was start the car and it went right on it just happened again but know it been days and it still won't go on it cranks and the lights go on .......please help !
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I love my car but I will NEVER EVER purchase another Cadillac Escalade again. ... I own a 2004 EXT and the trans. had to be replaced within 60K miles (10K miles ... After replacing all the above at 113,385 miles no other problems as of now. .... I bought a pre-owned 2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV under warranty and had ...
This sounds to me like the antitheft security system. If the computer doesn't read the transponder frequency coming from the key, it goes into anti theft and shuts down the starter and/or the injectors. If it starts for 1 to 5 seconds and then shuts down, its probably this. Read up about this on this link, it gives you symptoms and causes, plus a "do it yourself" solution if you decide that this is the problem. I've been dealing in GM vats-passlock-passkey securities for quite a while now. From your description, I'd guess this is the issue. http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/
Hooking a code reader onto the OBD II port will give you a code so that you can figure out what is wrong with it. It is most likely an emission code which won't hurt the performance but possibly the gas mileage
the light fault sound like the switch itself, the clicking heard will be the relay once a good connection is made at the switch. If the engine management light has come on it will have an emmisions related fault and will need further attention, this is not related to the service schedule