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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion Discussion, car won't turn off!! in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; Hi everyone, This is first time here. My key was stuck in the ignition, I got it out by releasing ...
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    bpbabd is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    car won't turn off!!

    Hi everyone,
    This is first time here. My key was stuck in the ignition, I got it out by releasing spring under steering wheel. Now the car won't turn off? also, when key was stuck gas guage and turn signals didn't work and still don't. Any help you can give me will deeply appreciated.

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    darkman is offline Cadillac Owners Master
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    Re: car won't turn off!!

    This is the forum CTS-Vs rather than SRXs, but it sounds like you need the ignition lock cylinder repaired or replaced. I assume the car is off by now, but if not disconnect the negative battery cable.

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    rand49er is offline Cadillac Owners 10000+ Posts
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    Re: car won't turn off!!

    Darkman is expanding his territory. A walking, breathing encyclopedia he is.
    '05 CTS-V, Maggie, Kooks, Hotchkis, Ground Control, Corsa, B&M, DSS/Hendrix, Full 3M Clear Bra, Autovation, V Headrests, CTS Console, STS-V 55w Fogs, Black Vette FRCs, Specter Werkes, Katech LS9 Clutch, SS Brake Lines, Heavymetals U-Turn Fuel Line Eliminator, Momo Combat Evo Shift Knob, Wldwhl Clear Sidemarkers, Linea Corse LC855 Wheels or OEM wheels w/'06-'07 Center Caps, plus a couple more. 472 RWHP/411 RWTQ (Mustang Dyno).

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    Re: car won't turn off!!

    Hi Pam,

    Glad darkman stepped up & I hope you'll find further community assistance over at the SRX forums:

    I would recommend visiting your Cadillac dealership for service, and if you need any help locating the Cadillac dealerships around you, please don't hesitate to email me anytime at


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    RADEoN is offline Banned
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    Re: car won't turn off!!

    wow katie you are such a great asset to the community.

    "go to the cadillac dealer"

    that is such a helpful great.

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