2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion Discussion, Retaining DIC with aftermarket head unit in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; Quick question on this - I've searched extensively and found where it is quite possible to do this with a ...
- 05-29-13 01:36 AM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): 2007 CTS-V
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Retaining DIC with aftermarket head unit
Quick question on this - I've searched extensively and found where it is quite possible to do this with a donor head unit from a stock CTS, but all of the write ups, guides, etc. are always on a base model CTS. My question is does this also work for the CTS-V? It seems logical that that all of the DIC functions that would normally be hooked up to the stock nav unit would also work through the amber LED display but I want to be sure before I start buying parts.
Thanks for the input!
- 05-29-13 11:33 AM #2Cadillac Owners Fanatic
- Automobile(s): 2005 CTS-V Black
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You need the non-V/nav radio and have it reprogrammed to accept your VIN if you're going with aftermarket to replace the V unit and retain DIC as well as personalization options.
AFAIK they plug in the same so there's no compatibility issue as non-Vs also had the nav option
- 05-29-13 12:18 PM #3
Re: Retaining DIC with aftermarket head unit
You are gonna lose the communication for the driving functions through the OEM radio controlled by the steering wheel switches.
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