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Dave Nova, Oldsmobile Tech
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My radio came back after they gave me a new battary with my

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my radio came back after they gave me a new battary with my radio locked
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has this ever happened before?
Customer: close to 200,000 no
JA: What is the model/year of your Oldsmobile?
Customer: 2000 silhoouette
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: nothing just started looking have been driving my other car.....now I need to move stuff so I want the van
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Oldsmobile
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 9 months ago.

sorry.............what is your question?
Is the Radio Locked?
Do you need a UNLOCK Code?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I need unlock code
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 9 months ago.

thanks.............
Problem with this year is GM installed 2 different type Radios
One that the Customer can enter a Code to UNLOCK Radio
and One that the Dealer is the only one that can UNLOCK Radio
.

With Key ON, Please press Push Buttons 1 & 2 or 1 & 3 "together"
Is there any numbers that are displayed?

Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 9 months ago.

hello?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I am on the road in another vehicle didnt realize u wouldcall so soon went to do errands can I send info when I get home
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 9 months ago.

please let me know........
IF you have the type that "Customer can enter Code"...........DO NOT try to enter anything until you have the Actual Code, or "Total Lockup can occur"
Let me know what you find

thanks