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Car is in park but it states in DIC to "shift to park" and i cant completely turn off the car as a result

It also says "active accessory" in DIC. Plus, i have a dead battery as a result of the car not turning completely off

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Sounds like a broken shift cable or stretched out have someone hold shifter like their putting the car into park , not running .
while they r doing this open hood find shift linkage try pushing it into park if it does then you've found your problem , and by the way please block wheels so car doesn't roll to remain safe while doing this .

Posted on Apr 19, 2014


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SOURCE: Car Won't Start

when you hear the click hold the key in that position for about 7 seconds and then go and feel if the batterie cables are hot if they are hot you have either a bad starter or a frozen engine meaning engine is lock, or if they get not hot at all make sure the cables and conectors at batterie are clean and tie and try again if wont start and cables not hot then replace starter
you can also hold the key all the way in and have someone top on starter with small hammer some time this will get it to run if it runs that way then do not shut the car off park it in desired place and replace starter
i hope and you do not consoder this as a inapropiate answer like other people are been doing, because i'm about to quit answering questions

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SOURCE: Car dead with complete power but will not start.

starter to replace the starter on a cad u have to remove the intake

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SOURCE: 97 cadillac dic dont turn on ur light

Their is a fuse panel in the trunk in on the driver side on the back seat behind the carpet is the computer and fuse panel they will be labeled.

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I have a 1990 Cadillac Fleetwood and the cooling fans will not shut off....what is the problem?

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SOURCE: car won't start or turn over. Seems completely dead.

Check the starter and the fuel pump.

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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