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I bought a used car with XM radio capability and want to activate

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I bought a used car with XM radio capability and want to activate the XM radio. Where do I find the radio identification number?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Car Electronics
Expert:  Steven Ledford replied 6 years ago.
If the tuner is installed you can switch to XM source and tune to channel 1 or 0 and the radio ID number will scroll across the radio display.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
How do I know if the tuner is installed? How do I switch to XM source?
Expert:  Steven Ledford replied 6 years ago.
Push the AM button on the factory radio twice to see if the sattelite radio comes up. If not then there is no tuner present and you would have to have one installed.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I see the xm radio, but no number comes up.
Expert:  Steven Ledford replied 6 years ago.
Does the radio have an XM button or does it display the XM after pressing the AM button a few times?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Got it. Thanks.

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