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Edgar, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Pontiac
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Experience:  22 years General Motors Technician, ASE Master Tech certified
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I have a 2006 g6 gt the radio went bad changed and it now

Customer Question

Hello I have a 2006 g6 gt the radio went bad changed and it now says locked. ANYTHING I CAN DO besides waiting on a dealer to reprogram it?
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has this ever happened before?
Customer: 43603 miles cd player quit working and then no audio for the radio.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked fuses wiring radio was shot. Have another one from a salvage yard I. It now
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Will you let me know?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Edgar replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I'll be happy to assist you today, unfortunately there is nothing it can be done to unlock the radio without using the scan tool, the dealership scan tool need to be install in the vehicle to perform a radio set up, there is no need to reprogram but it need to be set up with the scan tool from the dealership.