You now have fifteen seconds to complete the next step. There is a 90 day warranty. Or do I need the dealership to get big bucks. I believe this is a wiring issue in the harness, but I have heard they can lose their Presets each time power is removed. Most often you forget your security code or you have purchased the car used and never entered one of your own. Now reading all this I wonder. Step Two: Locate the plug pictured below, The plug is under the dash near the steering column.
So I packed up the dogs and made out five hours to Detroit. I think a toggle switch would be a great choice. Because we had 5digs between us we had to piggyback down. I told them that this is a design flaw and does not work as intended and that many other people are having the same problem. Fix: In order to properly restore your radio to operation you must first obtain the scrambled back-up code from the radio.
Starting in 2009, the Colorado offered standard stability control. Write this number to the right of the first one. In order to use this radio, you must go through a certain procedure that will enable you to unlock it. My security light came on last week for a few hrs. Paslock can be replaced cheaply with an ignition part. Just started having a problem that i believe is related to the passlock system.
How to Unlock a Chevy Radio Step 1: Start the vehicle and turn on the radio. It sure does appear that way. I have unfortunately invested several hundred dollars in the radio and no use from it other than looks great in the dash. It has become aggravating as well as very inconvenient! This is a do at your own risk modification. I stay factory in my own car because if curious eyes peek in and see a factory deck in the dash, they'll ignore it and move on to the next car! I was flabbergasted to say the least. We have a 2004 Colorado, we have had 5 years, and it has done this ever since we got it, I hate waiting the 10 min and sometimes you have to wait a couple of 10 minutes. The blasted thing started immediately! Write down the three-digit code that is displayed.
I have 3Corgis and no dog sitter who can watch one that bites and the other 2 for a Cpl months while I wrap up moms affairs. Anyway after poking around the dealers and asking questions they told me unfortunately there is no recall on this reoccurring problem of passlock lock out on my truck. I sure hope it does. You can be within about 5% of the value, and it will be accepted by the passlock system as genuine. Step 2: Turn on the radio.
. This action sets the radio into its Theftlock mode to render the radio useless to potential thief. Then, twice, afew day apart, when u turn ignition key, fuel pump comes on, but will crank. Once this happens the stereo locks. You will now have a six digit code.
They advised that I should not try this, and should take it to a dealership. Step 3: Enter the last two digits of the unlock code. I had no idea that this has been a problem with Chevy trucks for so long and will never buy another Chevy truck since they are unreliable and the company is in denial. I have read many comments here , have not found a permanent solution! Here is how you turn it off. Fix:In order to properly restore your radio to operation you must first obtain the scrambled back-up code from the radio. The radio has never been installed so it will be pristine perfect and will work for years of enjoyment! Although i did try the white and blue wire.
I made it 50miles or so and it shut off again. I made it a full one mile before it stopped again. Back the key off and try it again! After the battery has be reconnected, turn on the radio and reset your clock and stations. I waited there for a while and started again. This system is designed to lock the radio from use in the event of a loss of power, either from being disconnected or when the battery loses its charge.
Hold the other probe to the ignition side of the wire you cut in the earlier step. For now I call I fixed. Use the radio to do this. Step 4 — Put in a call for help Using your cell phone, if you own one, call 1-800-537-5140. Problem:Locking a radio usually occurs when your battery dies or you take your car in for service and they disconnect the battery during a procedure.