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Radio Swap in Newer Chevy Truck

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sjvcon, Feb 11, 2005.

  1. sjvcon

    sjvcon Registered Member

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    Just bought a radio out of a 2003 Chevy with a CD player on Ebay. I want to put it into my 2003 work truck that has AM/FM only. Someone told me I would need an unlock code for that swap to work. Anyone know anything about that?
     
  2. hunterguy86

    hunterguy86 1/2 ton status

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    what kind of radio is it? is it a factory unit? if its aftermarket it depends on the brand.
     
  3. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Most original equipment radios need a code to be entered after the battery is disconnected from them. It's a security feature that renders the radio usless to theifs. The PO should have (and should have sent you) the code. If not, e-mail them and ask. IIRC it is with the owners manual and stuff.

    If they don't have the code I have no idea if GM will give it to you and it may be hot.
     
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    the vin# will help at dealer for code.
     

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