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How do I disengage the GPS in my 2003 Cadillac Seville?

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How do I disengage the GPS in my 2003 Cadillac Seville?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Joe replied 1 year ago.



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FActory or aftermarket gps?

 

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Factory GPS. I'm told it's located in the back right hand corner under the back seat. One service guy at the Cadillac dealer said it couldn't be disconnected because that system works in conjunction to preform other functions that the vehicle relies on.


 


That's the extent of my knowledge about the subject.


 


Thanks very much Joe - just don't want to be tracked!!!

Expert:  Joe replied 1 year ago.

Christine,

 

You will lose the gps, cell calls and on-star.

 

In the truck simply pull the panels to access the brain box, then disconnect the antennas.

 

Once that is done the system will still be in place and function you will just lose gps, cell, and on-star signals so there is no further tracking.

 



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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your reply Joe-


 


Is there only one antennae to disconnect & is it easily identified?


 


Christine

Expert:  Joe replied 1 year ago.

Christine,

 

Coax screw on antenna on the unit. You can of course disconnect the connector harnesses to it instead but there is no reason. If you disconnect the harnesses it will kill everything it is controlled with, sorry but I do not know everything it controls. What I do know is that if you disconnect the antenna it has no way to communicate anymore.

 

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