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Old 05-21-2013, 03:25 PM   #15
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Don't they sell billet covers for the knobs?
yes they do so they are changeable.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:28 PM   #16
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that im gonna have to pay for a new stereo... i meant my CAR is under warranty btw lol
Your car still has the bumper to bumper warranty and they're going to make you pay for the radio?
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:28 PM   #17
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It's part of what they call 'control' . It has the HVAC and radio display . Separate from the actaul radio.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:28 PM   #18
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Easy - if it's covered then let them change it out. Easy to swap head units in our cars. If it's not covered then either buy a billet cover or a used radio on ebay/for sale section here.

I've heard of this before & you cannot buy that specific piece OEM from GM.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:39 PM   #19
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Easy - if it's covered then let them change it out. Easy to swap head units in our cars. If it's not covered then either buy a billet cover or a used radio on ebay/for sale section here.

I've heard of this before & you cannot buy that specific piece OEM from GM.
It's only available thru a radio center.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:46 PM   #20
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Wear and tear under normal use is never covered under warranty. I know that's a close up picture but that thing looks pretty beat up. How in the hell that damage can happen from turning up the volume is a mystery. Were you turning the knob w/ a C clamp?
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No steering wheel controls? I never touch my actual volume button. Of course I know the same thing will happen to my steering wheel cintrols because constantly am flipping statins on them.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:20 PM   #22
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Wear and tear under normal use is never covered under warranty. I know that's a close up picture but that thing looks pretty beat up. How in the hell that damage can happen from turning up the volume is a mystery. Were you turning the knob w/ a C clamp?
I was thinking the same thing, but that he was using vice grips. I use the steering wheel to change the volume (So my knob still shines!!! hehe).
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:31 PM   #24
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You don't need a new stereo. They are just going to replace the head unit - which is solely because you can't order that individual part.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:33 PM   #25
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What could a new one cost? One, maybe two THOUSAND installed?
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Glad that's not my dealership.
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Old 05-21-2013, 05:48 PM   #27
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What could a new one cost? One, maybe two THOUSAND installed?
Not by a long shot.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:54 PM   #28
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Wow, hope your key never wears out, you're going to need a whole new car.

What a bunch of freaking morons.

Let them put a new stereo in, but I would NOT pay for it.

Get an aftermarket head unit.. Better anyway.
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