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'97 caddy Devile can't jump start is there an electronic lockout?

I recently had it towed on a flatbed truck, he put it in neutral and pushed the car into the parking spot. The car's electricity was working before it got towed and he let the driver's side window down. After he drove off I stuck the key into the ignition but very little or no power to close the window. I tried to jump start it with a one of those protable battery packs but nothing, tried to jump start it nothing. Used a battery charger on it it just sat a ZERO. Don't want to buy a new battery just to find out that's not the problem. Is there a stupid electronic device on there that keeps it from being jump started or battery charged while it is connected to the vehicle? Also found out that the starter is located in the middle of the motor and can't get to it unless you take the intake out. And you wonder why they went into bankruptcy..Does anyone know the answer???

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Yes, the battery is under the rear seat passenger side, it sounds like the cable ends are corroded, give them a good cleaning and try to jump it then. The starter is under the intake. It is no wonder they went into bankruptcy. I am in Detroit so I know this story well this late model Cadillac driveline is terrible to service

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