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I installed after market radio and now the lights where my

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I installed after market radio and now the lights where my odometers are stays on
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Well I have a 2010 tahoe with bose ...used the pac 5 harness to install puoneer deck
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ted G. replied 7 months ago.

The Bose radio in your Tahoe is part of the Controller Area Network of the vehicle. You cannot replace it with an aftermarket radio because other parts of the system will lose reporting from it and start to set codes. You "might" be able to have a technician enter the body control module and delete the radio from the module listing, but honestly I have never done that on a 2010, so It would be trial and error to see how it worked. This needs to be done with a GM factory tool, assuming it can be done. If possible, I would recommend replacing the OE radio, altering the CAN system of the vehicle is really not a good idea.

Expert:  Ted G. replied 7 months ago.

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