How to Unlock the GM DVD Navigation Player

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How to Unlock the GM DVD Navigation Player
Your GM navigation system is helpful on unfamiliar paths. (gps navigation system in car image by jedphoto from

Before using your General Motors (GM) navigation system, you must unlock it. Unlocking the navigation player involves contacting your nearest GM dealer, which can install the necessary DVD disk or will give you the option of installing it. Using the disk, it is simple to unlock the navigation system, and will save you a trip to the dealer.

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Things you need

  • Navigation DVD disk

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  1. 1

    Enter your car. Insert the key in the ignition to power it on. Place the vehicle in "Park."

  2. 2

    Press the "POWER" button on the navigation system. Press the "NAV" key, located on the top left-hand side.

  3. 3

    Touch "Insert Map Disk" in the centre of the screen. The navigation system will open the disk slot.

  4. 4

    Insert the navigation disk provided by your GM dealership. The system will take the DVD disk and close the slot. It will unlock and allow you to use it.

Tips and warnings

  • Ask a GM agent to have the disk mailed to your address.

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