I was drive and my car shut off and will not start and smoke was comeing from under the intake and the light on the dash whent black then the light came back on but will not start now only one light

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Asked by Jan 31, 2015 at 04:50 PM about the 2001 Cadillac DeVille Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Come on when I turn the key all the
way and try to start it and that the
srivce soon light I need help I stuck

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Can any one help me

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Sounds like a bad connection at the starter. The starter on these engines sits under the center of the intake manifold on the back of the motor. Look for a bad wire at or near the starter. Sounds like the insulation has rubbed off and is creating a short circuit. HTH. -Jim

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So would the make the car cut off while driving and won't start up and make the battery go dead

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It very well could. -Jim

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Thank you

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You're welcome. Glad to help. -Jim

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I need help 2001 eldorado shut off while driving but has lights please help

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