GM radio install

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by coddock, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. coddock

    coddock New Member

    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?
  2. RayVoy

    RayVoy Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

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

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    yes, what rayvoy said. You can find places that will sell them unlocked so when you connect them they learn your vin

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