Question about 2000 Cadillac DeVille
Insert the key in the ignition, dash lights come on (slowly) but no start & no sound. No accessories work, door lock does nothing, seat setting does nothing.
Light under the hood is bright, battery not old (& not new)
It sounds like the ground wires from the battery is missing or bad. Verify that there is a wire going from the negative of the battery to 2 spots,
1. the engine itself, and
2. the Automobile's frame
Both need to be there in order for things to work properly! If it is missing or broken replace it and make sure that the frame and wire is metal to metal with no paint in between them.
Posted on Dec 02, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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May 25, 2017 | Cadillac DeVille Cars & Trucks
Sit inside the driver's seat of the Honda Accord and close the driver's side door. Any interior lights on can prevent the maintenance required light from resetting properly on some year models.
Insert the key in the ignition.
Depress the odometer/trip button located beneath the odometer on the instrument panel. Hold the button down.
Turn the ignition key two clicks forward to the accessory power position. This is also known as the key-on/engine-off position.
Continue to hold down the odometer/trip button for up to 15 seconds until the maintenance required light goes out. On some Accord models, the maintenance required light may blink once before going out.
Release the odometer/trip button and then turn the ignition key to the off position.
Start the Honda Accord to ensure the maintenance required light is no longer illuminated on the instrument panel. If it still is, the reset procedure did not take and you'll need to repeat the procedure.
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