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Cadillac Bose Amplifier/Speaker and Stereo Repair.
All BOSE amplifier repairs have a Lifetime warranty, car stereo one year
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If you have questions, speak with one of our lead techs, Jim or Bob at (800)428-1909

All Delco / BOSE Amplifier Repair
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco Bose Gold series amplifier - Bose Speaker, Stereo, Amplifier repair
 
Gold Series
Single Amplifiers
Gold Series, amps at speakers $80 each. Lifetime warranty on Bose amp repair.

Allante / BOSE Amps & Speakers
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Allante Delco Bose amplifiers - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair
BOSE Enclosures
16080266 / 16146456 Front Left
16080276 / 16146466 Front Right
16080286 / 16146476 Rear Left and Right

Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output.
Gold Series, amps located in speaker enclosures. Repair rate, $80 each with a lifetime warranty.


 

 

Video for Cadillac Allant Bose audio system
Cadillac Allante Single In Dash CD Player


 
Standard rebuild for all problems, $190.
CD mechanism replacement if needed, $275. We repair only the CD portion of this center console unit. Please DO NOT send entire console, we are unable to repair or test entire center console. Remove CD portion and send for repair.
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Cadillac Escalade CD / DVD / NAV
Cadillac Escalade CD Repair
15916596 / 25795337 / 28060507 / 20902104
28239409 / 25795337 / 28086163 / 25798198
28095246
SUPERNAV
Six CD / DVD Changer does not work properly, has Err code, will not eject or load CD's, jammed, gear grinding sound and other problems, $350 includes thorough rebuild for all known problems. Before thinking of repair, try disconnecting one of the battery terminals for 15-25 minutes then reconnect. This may act as a "Reset" and bring the changer back to working condition. Otherwise, repair is needed. Repair of CD changer only.
   
Cadillac Escalade CD / DVD
Cadillac Stereo Removal and Repair
SIEMENS VDO
812546281 / 15 934 176
Six CD / DVD Changer does not work properly, has Err code, will not eject or load CD's, jammed, gear grinding sound and other problems, $350 includes thorough rebuild for all known problems. Before thinking of repair, try disconnecting one of the battery terminals for 15-25 minutes then reconnect. This may act as a "Reset" and bring the changer back to working condition. Otherwise, repair is needed. Repair of CD changer only.
   
Cadillac CD Changer
Cadillac Six CD Changer Repair
Siemens VDO / 812546281 / 15 280 956 / GMT265 L1.5
Six CD Changer does not work properly, has Err code, will not eject or load CD's, jammed, gears sound like grinding and other problems, $350 includes thorough rebuild for all known problems. Before thinking of repair, try disconnecting one of the battery terminals for 15-25 minutes then reconnect. This may act as a "Reset" and bring the changer back to working condition. Otherwise, repair is needed. Repair of CD changer only.
   
Cadillac CD Changer
Cadillace CD Changer Repair
Siemens VDO / 812546281 / 15 887 291 / GMT265 L1.5
Six CD Changer does not work properly, has Err code, will not eject or load CD's, jammed, gears sound like grinding and other problems, $350 includes thorough rebuild for all known problems. Before thinking of repair, try disconnecting one of the battery terminals for 15-25 minutes then reconnect. This may act as a "Reset" and bring the changer back to working condition. Otherwise, repair is needed. Repair of CD changer only.
   
Cadillac Delco Stereo
Cadillac Car Stereo Repair
Cadillac Escalade and Escalade EXT
15073127 and others
Missing sections of back lights on buttons, $85.
CD player inop, will not accept and play CD's, $195.
   
Cadillac Single CD / Cassette
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Cadillac Radio Repair

Single CD player, will not play CD, CD clicks when attempting to eject, or will not eject CD, $175. This repair rate includes repair of back lights.

"Clean" in display? To clear from display, push and hold eject button, insert a cassette, continue to hold eject button till screen clears.

See our car Stereo Repair Video for worn or chipped knobs.

   
Chevrolet
Single CD / MP3 / No Cassette
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Cadillac CD Player Repair

Single CD player, will not play CD, CD clicks when attempting to eject, or will not eject CD, $175. This repair rate includes repair of back lights.

See our car Stereo Repair Video for worn or chipped knobs.

   
Cadillac Eldorado Car Stereo Service, Repair and Removal
16200363
CD does not work, or will not accept CD the first five+ times then it will, or CD works according to the weather/temperature, or will not eject CD, $190.
   
Cadillac Bose Gold Car Stereo
AM/FM
Cass/CD
16179646  
CD does not work, or will not accept CD the first five+ times then it will, or CD works according to the weather or temperature, or will not eject CD
1992-Up models $190.
1990-91 models we no longer repair, exchange $250 in most cases.

NOTE - Setting the Clock
Ignition on, stereo off, push the set button. "Set" should appear in the top right corner of display. Push the "Scan" button up and down for hours and the "Seek" button up and down for minutes. Push the "Set" button to disengage or turn your stereo on.

Car Stereo Removal Instructions
Supplied by Car Stereo Removal, LLC.

For Car Stereo and Bose Enclosure / Amplifier and Speakers
 

Many radio codes are available by email if you have an "HR" and "Min" button on the face of the stereo and NO RDS. All RDS radios require seeing the dealership. This radio needs to be placed on the car computer to program the stereo to work in the specific vehicle it is mounted in.
 

91-92 Cadillac Seville / Eldorado Bairritz Bose Speakers
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repairFactory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair
Bose Enclosures
16135256 Right front
16135266 Left front
16084256 Rear x 2

Left/Right front Bose speaker enclosures

   
Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output. Gold Series, amps at speakers $80 each.


 

88-92 Cadillac / Fleetwood

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair

Fleetwood Bose Front Speaker Enclosure with Amplifier

Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output. Gold Series, amps at speakers $80 each.

Lifetime warranty on Bose amplifier repair.

 

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92-95 Cadillac Eldorado

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair

Eldorado Bose Front Speaker Enclosure with Amplifier

Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output. Gold Series, amps at speakers $80 each.

 


 

Cadillac Bose Front Speaker Enclosure

Front Bose Speaker Enclosure with Amplifier

Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output. Gold Series, amps at speakers $80 each.


 

93-96+/- Cadillac / BOSE / CDM box
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair
Some common problems, stereo unit powers up, no or distorted audio, no FM, all/some speakers work intermittently, or the system is dead. If you have snapping and popping from some of the speakers you will have to trouble shoot. Is it a defective CDM box or Bose amplifier? Swap working speakers/amplifiers with nonworking speaker/amplifiers to determine if it is the CDM box or Bose amplifiers. CDM box repair $125. Replacement in rare cases $195

Single channel Bose amplifier repair $80 with lifetime warranty.

 
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Cadillac Escalade
GMC Yukon Denali CD Changer Repair
15064147 / CX-CG0910Z
15178524 / CX-CG0260Z
6 CD changer jammed, will not play CD's, will not accept or eject CD's, repair rate $295.
   
'87-95 Brougham De Elegance
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair
 
No or defective tape, $150.
The factory CDM, (tuner/receiver box) is located in the upper dash between the stereo and steering column in some models.
 
'96-97 Cadillac Eldorado Bose Car Stereo
Bass, Treb, Bal, and/or Fade do not operate properly, $125.

NOTE - To remove "Clean Tape" from display. Push and hold eject button, insert a cassette, continue holding eject button until display reads "Cleared". Release eject button. Eject tape and reinsert to check.

 

'00-01 Cadillac
Volume intermittent, volume drops out, comes back when car is restarted for a short time?
This was an interesting problem! The stereo is programmed to communicate with the car computer. (There may be a glitch in the Matrix). Disconnect both main battery terminals and touch them together. This discharges the system. Reconnect battery terminals may reset the system. The problem should correct itself.
 
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Cadillac CTS / Escalade
Delphi / Delco Electronics


15204335
 
Buttons worn. These buttons are available, we do not sell them.

'98+ Cadillac Bose Car Stereo

 

Poor radio reception AM and FM. Car stereo will seek but not find stations.
CD Err or E20, no CD.
This car stereo communicates with the car computer and we are presently unable to simulate the car hook up in shop for bench testing.
 

90-95 Delco / Single CD player repair
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair
16141336
 
CD does not work, or will not accept CD the first five+ times then it will, or CD works according to the weather or temperature, or will not eject CD, repair of CD player only, $190.

Cadillac Seville, SLS, STS '96-99

Bad, Blown, Distorted Front Door Bose Subwoofer?
Our DIY removal instructions will help with the replacement. The speaker may be found at
GMpartsdirect.com for $70 + S/H.
 

'89 and older Delco BOSE Car Radio Repair
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair

Call for repair quote, in most cases repair rate ranges up to $150. Several parts are no longer available for proper repair the cassette portion of this stereo. The following is a list of common problems.

No tape, tape ejects, or tape auto reverses on it's own, display remains on with ignition OFF (this may drain the car battery), AM or FM intermittent or does not work.

Stereo works, no audio from all speakers in Corvette Bose Audio system? Check all fuses first! If all fuses check good, this may Bose Audio Relay problem. See removal instructions for car stereo and relay.

Want to upgrade to CD? The '94-96 Chevrolet Camaro AM/FM/CD Bose stereo physically fits the opening of the original stereo. However, there is a wire harness adaptor needed along with a modification to the wire harness and antenna adaptor.
 

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Delco Cadillac Symphony Sound

16127076
16058406
 

Call for repair quote, in most cases repair rate ranges up to $150. Several parts are no longer available for proper repair the cassette portion of this stereo. The following is a list of common problems.


Delco Non-Bose
Car Audio with Cassette
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CASSETTE - Bose repair

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CASSETTE - Bose repair

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CASSETTE with EQ - Bose repair
 

Display remains on with ignition off, drains car battery. Stereo has time display, will not turn on. Tape auto reverses then ejects. Weak channel/s, speakers snap, (usually right front first), crackle, sound blown, distorted or do not work.
How to set clock - ignition on, stereo off, push "Set". Use "Scan" for hours and "Seek" for minutes.

Dead or no power. Before repair, check dome light, cigarette lighter and door chime. If one of these are not working properly there is a blown fuse in fuse panel. (We usually find a coin or metal object in the cigarette lighter.)

Weak channel, speakers snap, (usually right front first), crackle, sound blown, distorted or do not work.

Does not eject tape. Repair rate of these stereos.

Display remains on with ignition off. This may drain the battery. Repair rate for this stereo.

 

The following car stereos are only a list of common problems and possible Do It Yourself repairs. We no longer repair the following listed car stereos.
 
Cadillac Bose Amplifiers 98 and up
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Mercedes Benz car stereo - MBZ Bose Audio Repair
No output from all or some speakers, static or hiss from one or more speakers are common problems. We have also seen these amplifiers have water damage. Because these newer Cadillac Bose stereos an amplifiers communicate with the car computer, we are presently unable to bench test or repair.
 
00-03 Cadillac
12 CD Changer / Pioneer
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
 
We no longer repair this Pioneer CD changer.
   
'03-05 Cadillac CTS

25 741 528 / GMX320 L1.5
25 753 339 / GMX320 L1.5
 
In dash CD changer, will not play CD's, CD's jammed, will not accept or eject CD's. Possible Fix - Disconnecting the car battery for several minutes then reconnecting may act as a CD reset and bring the changer back to working condition.

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