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I bought my truck used & have no real details on it. With that in mind if my factory radio has a ESN/SID code does that mean it has everything needed to get Sirius radio?
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Do you have the satellite antenna on top of your roof? If you do, then you have satellite radio.
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Do you have the satellite antenna on top of your roof? If you do, then you have satellite radio.
Yeah I have one, but I've tried to activate the service twice now. The radio only tunes to 184 with no volume.
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Make sure you have a Sirius tuner in the truck, it would be in the upper dash area above the glove box, it will look like this..

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Just looked, I have what appears to be that little box, its cover by a metal plate. The connections look to be the same as shown in your picture
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Then it should work. Is sirius sending you the signal after activation?
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I've had them send the signal twice, each time they said it could take up to 15 minutes. I had the system on during each time & still nothing. I saw somewhere on the web about maybe having to reset the system by disconnecting the battery?
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I would keep calling them, or perhaps call the dealership to make sure all of the equipment is functioning properly.

I don't guess it can hurt anything to disconnect the battery for a few minutes, then reconnecting it. I don't know that it'll do anything to fix your problem, but I don't think it'll hurt anything either.

I had a bit of trouble with my wife's Challenger when I reactivated. The person on the other end of the phone had to reset the system and resend the signal a few times before we got it to work.

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