Originally Posted by jwfirebird
i hope he has good luck but thats not normally how caddies go. they are unique and complicated so that combination paired with designing new tech and not really reliable tech you've got a car thats always going to be a problem. and not many know how to work on them.
Very true. I like the fact you can read the codes right from the drivers seat without any special scan tools. He got two new remotes, and after I figured out WHICH model he had (that didn't match what everyone said he should have) I was able to program and pair up the two new remotes. The old one looked like it was just worn out. The unlock button was just a red button with no rubberized picture on it. The truck always opened when you pressed the lock or unlock button. With the new remotes, everything works fine.
His year of car, all of the websites said to ground a wire next to the electric antenna. The year after his car (94) said to pull back the carpet by the truck release and ground that wire, which I did.
The car'* trans was WAY over filled when he bought it. The tech we took the car to said he drained 9.5 quarts out. It should have only had 5 quarts max. After the trans was flushed it shifted fine.
Now we think one of the VSS sensors is either going bad or dirty. He makes a left hand turn onto one of the streets and it pops up the code right away, then it disables to traction control. Yet when I drive it, I can't get it to do that. I think it just needs TLC. LOL