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Old 05-18-2009, 05:25 AM   #1
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Talking On Star

Has anyone disconected thier OnStar System and if so how'd you do it? If a fuse was pulled, does the fuse control anything else??
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Old 05-23-2009, 01:24 AM   #2
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I guess by the responses that No-one has disabled On-Star. OK---when I get the car I'll post exactly how to do that.
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Old 05-23-2009, 06:10 AM   #3
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I know on my AV there is a fuse.I believe that is all it is for.
Why disable it?

My insurance gives me 30% discount on liability for having it. $$$ in NJ.

Yes I know there is a long thread on this site; onStar is Big brother watching you. But in my truck club I have Seen members have there Rides stolen and not have the onStar activated. Lets just say things did not go very well.

My $0.02
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Old 05-23-2009, 06:48 AM   #4
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OnStar is a fantastic service! I have been driving around with it for 5 years. The turn by turn nav is great and you also have remote diagnostic that identifies a potential problem as it happens. The car will email you once a month with updates on your oil pressure your brakes and air pressure on each tire. It is free for the first year. Not sure why someone would not want that?
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Old 05-23-2009, 09:56 PM   #5
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If its like the other older versions find the On* computer box and hit it with a hammer real good.

If you want to do it more gracefully just cut the communication wire or ground if nothing else is tied into it.. You'll set off a code, but it should stop it. Just hit the button and see if something happens.
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Old 05-24-2009, 10:27 AM   #6
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And you want to do this why exactly.................................

I guess if you are doing a huge mass reduction program and wanted to remove the OnStar module all together that would be one thing. But I can't imagine what is so bad in your mind that you just want to disconnect it.

You get all the features free for a year. And Turn by Turn alone is worth the price of admission.
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Old 05-24-2009, 03:26 PM   #7
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Probably NOT going to do anything with On-Star, just wanted to see if it could easily be defeated.

Thanks for the ideas.
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Old 05-24-2009, 06:04 PM   #8
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It's all a giant conspiracy...they're watching you...http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/ons...ye-in-the-sky/



I could care less though, I'll enable it on my car.
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Old 05-24-2009, 06:06 PM   #9
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Paranoid is not a good state to live in. Just do not pay for the service if you do not want it. I personally think it is worth it for the security/Theft thing alone.
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Old 05-24-2009, 06:35 PM   #10
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just curious how much is the on star after the first year?
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Old 05-24-2009, 08:56 PM   #11
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Paranoid is not a good state to live in. Just do not pay for the service if you do not want it. I personally think it is worth it for the security/Theft thing alone.
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...are you paranoid if they really ARE watching you?
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just curious how much is the on star after the first year?
The basic package is $20 a month or $200 a year.
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Old 05-25-2009, 05:58 AM   #14
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...are you paranoid if they really ARE watching you?
They can watch this ........who cares, what do you have to hide, no selling drugs and you will be ok.
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