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I'm experiencing a crank, but no start on my 1996 Cadillac Deville. The car was running previously and it stalled in traffic out of nowhere to which it would no longer start again, I was able to get it towed back home. I checked the fuel pressure when turning the key to the ON position, not START and it goes up to 10psi and then drops to zero within about a second. I am also not receiving any DTC codes pointing me to any issues. From my research I found that 3 of the main problems could be the fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, or the fuel filter. I am looking for some help and some tips to help me further my investigation into pinpoint what the actual problem could be. Any ideas?
My 1996 DeVille is effectively dead due to the failure of circuit 1807 (serial data). However, the failure is intermittent - it may disappear for an hour or so (meaning that the car starts fine), then will reappear (causing a no-start condition) - all without me touching anything. For this reason, this seems to be a failure of one of the modules on the serial data line. This doesn't seem to be a short to ground condition, as it doesn't ohm out to 0 resistance. Rather, my dvm shows variable resistance / variable voltage. I don't have a lab scope (hanging head in shame). When the circuit is bad, my OBD II scanner won't work - it can't read the serial data (power & ground are present on the DLC - the tool just can't make sense of the garbage). However, I can pull the codes from the message console. Then, out of the blue, the problem disappears and the car starts fine, with no current trouble codes! However, after a few minutes, the problem returns and the car again won't start. Here are the codes, pulled from the message console, when the car won't start: NO PCM DATA IP2750 C (PassKey II Data Comm Failure) AC2255 H AC2016 C No SDM Codes TC0072 C (IPC Serial Data Line Malfunction) TC0073 C (PCM / TCM - TCS Interface Malfunction) TC0077 C (PCM Serial Data Line Malfunction) No RSS Codes PZ2255 C (General Loss of Serial Data) IR2129 C No RFA Codes I tried a different PCM, but the problem didn't resolve (so I put the original PCM back in). My service manual says that circuit 1807 (serial data line) uses a Splice Pack (SP205, I think). However, I cannot find this splice pack. It's supposedly under the driver's side dash board, but I cannot find it! I've removed the parking brake mechanism, pulled back the carpeting, removed lower dash components, and searched everywhere up under the dash, but can't find the splice pack. This is an early-production 1996, so perhaps GM didn't actually use a splice pack until later-year productions? The purple wire (1807) from the DLC enters a small wire harness, then seems to merge into a larger wire harness, and I lose track of it from there (but it "seems" to pass through the firewall - not sure if that purple wire is really 1807). Please - I'm open to suggestions! My next effort is to remove the rear seat back (again), and start unplugging controller modules one at a time, hoping for the problem to disappear with a module (I did this a year ago, without success; yes, the car has been down for a year).
P0001 Fuel Volume Regulator Control Circuit/Open V0001 [is possibly U0001?] U0001 Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus Communication (ECM) P0300 Engine Misfire Detected P0107 Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor Circuit Low Voltage P0108 Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) Sensor Circuit High Voltage P0325 PCM Knock Sensor Circuit P0306 [is possbily P0326?] P0326 Knock Sensor Circuit Excessive Spark Retard It looks like the wiring harness to the sensors under the beauty cover is pulled off. The MAP sensor is in the center of the intake manifold toward the rear. The spark sensor is under the intake manifold in the "lifter valley" (where the cam and lifters are in an OHV V8). I would start by looking for wiring harness damage or things disconnected when your friend pulled off the FPR. Run the codes again, and this time note which ones are CURRENT.
I got this today in a PM: My car had the analog dash, and I never had that problem myself. I would begin by running the OBD codes and see what that tells me. Without the dash display, that's not possible, though. Perhaps a visit to Autozone to get the codes read out for you?