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A control module ! Electronics The steering column has a tilt/telescoping control system that consists of an electronic control module capable of class 2 serial data communication, a steering column power assembly with positioning motor and sensor, and a steering column control switch. The multi-function lever provides for the control of the headlamp high beams, and the windshield washer and wiper.
The tilt/telescoping steering column in/out/up/down switch is an input to the driver position module (DPM). The tilt/telescoping drive motor is an output function of the DPM.
Steering column memory settings are stored in the DPM. The steering column position sensor is an internal part of the tilt/telescoping motor assemblies, and is an input to the DPM. The DPM uses the position sensor input when storing and recalling memory settings.
Same thing with the seats , electronic control module .
Battery positive voltage is supplied at all times to the memory seat module (MSM) through the battery positive voltage circuit from the POWER SEATS circuit breaker located instrument panel (I/P) fuse block. This voltage is used to power up MSM and also to apply power to the seat motors when commanded. Battery positive voltage from the TILT/TELE SW/MEM SEAT MOD fuse located in the body control module (BCM) fuse block that supplies voltage to the seat adjuster switch and the memory function switch, also supplies voltage to the MSM. The MSM monitors this voltage circuit in order to determine if battery voltage is supplied to the seat adjuster switch. The MSM is grounded through the module ground circuit and G301.
Body Control Module (BCM)
RH footwell, mounted to the toe board, behind the carpet

2006 Cadillac... | Answered on May 18, 2017


Someone will need to check the electrical system on the car for a drain such as a small light or other electrical component.

2006 Cadillac... | Answered on Dec 05, 2012


There is an emergency key for just this situation.

Use it to pry the keyhole cover off the left (driver's) side of the rear bumper. The pry point is at the bottom of the cover. Insert the key, unlock the trunk and lift it open, it's not too heavy.

Open the little door on the left side of the trunk, near the back. It has a gas pump on it. There are 2 tabs inside. One opens the gas cap. The other unlocks the drivers door. Now you can get into the driver's side of the cabin.

Below and forward of the button to release the hood on the left side of the steering wheel, is a manual hood release. Pull it and release the hood.

Now you should be able to open the hood and charge the battery to make everything work again.

2006 Cadillac... | Answered on Jan 30, 2011


There Are 2 Software Updates That You Can Get From The Dealer (If Not Already Installed), One Is An Update For The ECM, The Other Is An Update For The RCDLR.
TSB07-06-03-001B (RCDLR)
The Other For The ECM Is An Unpublished Document
You Will Generally Be Looking At Paying 1H For Programming 2 Modules.
After This Have The Battery Properly Charged & Load Tested.

2006 Cadillac... | Answered on Dec 24, 2010


If your Cadillac uses a magazine to hold CDs, the CD is stuck somewhere between its slot in the magazine and the player mechanism. It may be necessary to disassemble the player to solve the problem

Cadillac XLR... | Answered on Apr 01, 2013


I'm afraid you are at the mercy of the dealer on this one my friend! Other than electrical/computer diagnostics there is no service information available to the aftermarket. I am a professional repair technician and I can't even get a parts list for your roof system. You now know WHY the previous owner wanted to sell the car!

Cadillac XLR... | Answered on Aug 10, 2011

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