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    Default GM radio install

    Hi all, new to this site , though a multi and long time GM/ GMC owner.

    My question...I recently purchased a 2013 3500 cab/chassis W/T. It came with a basic am/fm radio that I am replacing with a new, factory
    GM am/fm/cd. Is there any programming, coding, etc. that needs to be completed before it will work?
    Any tips, things to be aware of, etc. that I should know before proceeding with installation?

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    The trucks VIN needs to be programmed into the new radio, or, you can unlock it.

    '09 Avalanche LTZ - Black
    '05 Envoy XL (sold)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RayVoy View Post
    The trucks VIN needs to be programmed into the new radio, or, you can unlock it.
    yes, what rayvoy said. You can find places that will sell them unlocked so when you connect them they learn your vin

    1995 Silverado 4x4
    6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
    4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge

    2005 Yukon XL Jet Power Programmer, Bilstein Shocks, Bilstein rear springs, Helwig Anti-sway bars, EGR Window Visors, EGR Hood Shield, Denali Headlights, Headlight harness upgrade, GE NightHawk Bulbs, White Night Rear lighting system, Russell Braided SS brake lines, PowerStop Brake pads, PowerStop cross drilled and Slotted Rotors,
    2002 Silverado ext cab 2wd (Sold)
    2003 Yukon XL (Totaled)

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