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I have 1999 Cadillac STS. Sometimes when it won't crank. All the bells, lights and whistles come on, the seat moves forward but when I turn the key nothing. I've been told to put it in neutral and see if will crank, still nothing. Then after a few minutes it will crank like a new car. HELP ME........I'm afraid I will get stranded.

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  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    In the morning mostly when you 6try to start mt 2001 cadillac sts it will not turn over it is like you have not even tried yo turn it over, then after a little while it will start like noyhing waws ever wrong puzzled

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    paul erickson May 11, 2010

    what i would like you to check will check the connection to the battery. next time it wont turn over turn on your headlights and now try to turn over the engine . if your headlights go out you possibly have a bad connection to the battery ( it could be either positive or the negative cables.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Put a new battery on car. Car cranked fine. The car sat for a couple days. Now, when key is turned on accessories come on but engine will not turn over


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You may have burnt starter solenoid contacts, do you hear a click when you try to start engine? If so the problem is the starter.

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Crank shaft positions sensors. check it out.

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Had this problem, finnaly traced it down to a bad key contacts replace the key cylindar out and rekeyed to my keys. No problems now for two years.

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