Radio problem with my 2003 Chevrolet Impala.
Question = I need
my radio unlock code.
I purchased an original Radio CD cassette  player
for the 2003 Impala. I had the mechanic replace
the radio and now it displays a message
"LOCKED" The mechanic says that the dealer has
to provide me with the code to unlock the radio. I
called the dealer and the dealer wants a $100.00
to unlock the radio. He says that he has to take the
radio out
and reinstall it again so that he can see the VIN
number that the radio came off. The place that
sold me radio says that the VIN number that radio
came from is listed on the receipt. I checked the
receipt it sure is listed there. Is there anyway that I
could get the code myself without having to pay
the dealer $100.00.

Thank you,


Answer:
Hello and welcome.
On this vehicle, there is no security code to enter
for the radio. This system looks at the   vehicle VIN
# and matches it to the radio. After a radio is
replaced, the radio must be  programmed to the
vehicle. This can only be done with a dealer
scanner.
Problem with my 2007 Chevy Impala.
Repairs done prior = Just regular
maintenance
I changed the remote batteries.

Question = I have the same problem as the one listed below, but I
have more miles on my  vehicle.  Is this problem covered under the
100,000 mile transmission warranty?  If not, I am  guessing that
they would want an arm and a leg for this repair.  Probably not
worth the  money is my guess.  What do you think?

Answer:
Yes, it sounds like this is your problem. Being a 2007, and that
there is a bulletin, the  dealer may offer some assistance with this
repair. Also, depending on your VIN#, your car  may be under a
recall for similar problems that would be of no cost to you; that will
also  repair the remote problem
I Need Radio Unlock Code For A 2003 Impala

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