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Old 08-23-2011, 05:33 AM
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2012 Model Year Radios: New Anti-Theft Feature

Starting with the 2012 model year, radios will come equipped with an anti-theft feature. Once a radio is installed in a vehicle, it learns the vehicle’s VIN and cannot be used in another vehicle unless an anti-theft code is applied.

Anti-Theft codes can be obtained by dealers. The new vehicle VIN will have to be supplied, along with the serial number of the radio.
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that will kill ebay sales and salvage sales of radios
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Re: 2012 Model Year Radios: New Anti-Theft Feature

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that will kill ebay sales and salvage sales of radios
As well as give the dealer another opportunity to charge you for something.
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Re: 2012 Model Year Radios: New Anti-Theft Feature

Or more likely..."Are you sure it comes with a code? Hmmm well I have no idea what it is or where it is". That would be my concern.

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As well as give the dealer another opportunity to charge you for something.
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Re: 2012 Model Year Radios: New Anti-Theft Feature

"anti-theft" is a misnomer. I agree with the other posters. This isn't a good thing.
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