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Replaced the radio and now the antti theft has locked.

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Replaced the radio and...

Replaced the radio and now the antti theft has locked

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Has this ever happened before?

130000

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Oldsmobile?

2001 aurora

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Aurora yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Changed out the radio with a stock radio

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

when you try to start the car does the engine crank?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
we can start it
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

then anti theft doesnt have you locked out

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

unless you mean the radio code

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
We have radio for a short time then it says locked and nothing we push will unlock it . Radio goes out and security message Locked
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

unfortunately, we are not allowed to give out radio codes any longer per Just Answer, due to liability issues. You will need to contact your local dealer and they will be more than happy to help you as long as you provide proof of ownership. Thank you.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The radio also locks. It's definitely an anti thief message. So is that an I don't know?
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

if it starts its not anti theft.

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

you need to have the radio unlocked by the gm dealer. they have to hook it up to the gm web tech line to do this.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I've already called the dealer and the minimum cost is $150. Not worth it. Thought you would have a better solution.
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

you have to have it hooked up to the internet through gms techline connect. how in the world do you expect me to do that for you?

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

they changed the way of unlocking radios about 7 years ago.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
We can do that but instructions would be nice
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

you do not have access to the gm tech website.

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

are you a dealer?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
No
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

ok, then you do not have access, nice try.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thanks for nothing. Will check with my auto shop.
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 4 months ago

and they wont be able to do it either. good day

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