ONSTAR Upgrade??

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    ONSTAR Upgrade??

    So in my 01 DMAX i have the older version of Onstar, and supposively it needs to be updated to digital from analog. Has anyone been through this yet and know what its worth and if its worth changing up to date?

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    Re: ONSTAR Upgrade??

    Only 03 and up Sierra's can be upgraded to digital.....


    #06-08-46-007A: Information on OnStar Analog-Only Systems - (Sep 22, 2008)


    Subject: Information on OnStar® Analog-Only Systems


    Models: 1996-1999 GM Passenger Cars and Trucks

    Plus:

    2002 Buick Rendezvous

    2000-2003 Buick Century, Regal

    2000-2005 Buick Park Avenue

    2000-2001 Cadillac Catera, DeVille, Seville

    2000-2002 Cadillac Eldorado, Escalade Models

    2000 Chevrolet Impala, Lumina, Monte Carlo

    2000-2001 Chevrolet Blazer, TrailBlazer Models

    2000-2002 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, Venture

    2001-2002 Chevrolet Silverado

    2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

    2000-2002 GMC Denali, Denali XL, Jimmy, Yukon, Yukon XL

    2000-2001 GMC Envoy

    2001-2002 GMC Sierra

    2000-2001 Oldsmobile Bravada

    2000-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue, Silhouette

    2000-2002 Pontiac Montana

    2001-2002 Pontiac Aztek

    2000-2003 Pontiac Grand Prix

    with OnStar® (RPO UE1)




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    This bulletin is being revised to update the models affected list above. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 06-08-46-007 (Section 08 -- Body & Accessories).


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    All vehicles equipped with OnStar® listed in this bulletin were built with Analog-Only OnStar® Hardware. OnStar® equipped vehicles with analog-only equipment were designed to operate only on the analog wireless network and cannot be upgraded for digital network compatibility.

    Vehicles with this equipment will no longer be able to receive OnStar® services beginning January 1, 2008. At that time, service will be available only through Dual-Mode (Analog / Digital) equipment. Analog-Only vehicles cannot be upgraded to digital equipment.
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    Re: ONSTAR Upgrade??

    Thank You. That solves it!
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