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Need to reset security and get radio working. after market

Customer Question

need to reset security and get radio working. after market radio in car. car starts all the time but security light flases all the time. was on vacation battiery died
JA: Does the light flash, blink or stay solid? Have you tried to reset the security system?
Customer: it flashes. did the 10 min thing
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i am gm garage said they could not do it without factory radio. that is all ive tried
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

Hi Im David, you wont be able to get the security to stop flashing unless you remove the aftermarket radio because the new wiring uses the k line to splice into. and that is part of the dlc/ecm circuitry.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Can I just get the radio working. It has all been fine for last 15 years this way.
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

when was the radio installed?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
13-14 years ago
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

let me see if i can get your security code...i need your vin

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
1G2WP52K9YF184059
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

try this link. its a bit confusing, but just follow it step by step.

http://www.wikihow.com/Unlock-Your-Locked-GM-Theftlock-Radio

Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

checking in to see if you resolved the issue

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Sorry had to go to South Dakota. Then my nieces car broke so she is driving it. I will try the code when she returns it. Sorry for dragging this out. I aprciate the help.
Eric
Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

no problem

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