2002 Cadillac Deville -won't start, or turnover

Asked by Mar 23, 2019 at 03:38 AM about the 2002 Cadillac DeVille

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2002 Cadillac Deville would not start.   I had a
friend to come give me a boost and all it would do
was click but all the dash and interior lights would
come and door bells would ding.  So I took the
battery out and took it to auto zone and they
recharged it.  Brought it back home and hooked it
up and now nothing...no lights coming or anything,
will not do anything even when I turn the key and
that's even with the booster cables hooked took
the battery as well....nothing. ..unlike before at
least all the interior lights, etc....came on and it
clicked....now it will do anything...please help
me....thank you..

2 Answers


sounds like a bad starter , make sure the connections are tight


I think somewhere in the battery reinstall or the jump sequence, you blew the mega fuse; it's the big fuse under the hood marked around 100 amps and it's probably bolted in. Once you replace that, you can begin to search for the starting problem again. As your lights worked, I agree with beatupchevy that your problem is a bad starter/solenoid. Replace the starter and get the charging system checked: battery, alternator, etc., so you won't experience this again.

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