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Installed an instrument panel in a 1998 cad, eldo. started the car and immed, shuts down and the security light comes on and car will not start. can the new panel be programed to except the new installation?

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Yes but it will have to be programmed at a dealer with the correct codes.

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

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  • jdion5 Aug 01, 2010

    I KNEW THAT ANSWER. BUT TAKING IT TO CADILLAC AND THEYALWAYS SEEM TO FIND SOMETHING ELSE WRONG AND WIND UP WITH A BILL THAT IS OUT IN LEFT FIELD, FOR GET IT. ALL I CAN DO ISREINSTALL THE OLD PANEL AND DRIVE WITH THE PANEL LIGHTS NOT WORKING.THANKS BUT THATS NOT THE ANSWER I'M LOOKING FOR. J.

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright Aug 01, 2010

    Sorry couldnt be more help, but thats your only option. Go to the dealer and tell them to do what you need and nothing else. I work on cadillacs exclusively, and i do what the customer asks, if i see something i alert them, but don't do anything without their ok first.

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    chrisdianast Oct 09, 2012

    i have similliar problem my 1998 cadillac eldorado instrument panel lights up radio works but nothing else ie gas gauge batt heat and etc any solutions?

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