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Old 03-29-2017, 11:06 PM   #21
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Actually did have an issue like this. Bought a new Suburban and upgraded everything. Head unit, speakers, amps, sub, TV and built in game system. Awesome. Kids loved it and so did I. Ended up having an issue with a part that connects to the fuse box and the dealer would not touch it. The was even a TSB for the issue but they pushed back and said because I had made so many changes "my issue" would not be looked at as part of the TSB unless I removed all the custom wiring.

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Old 10-30-2017, 09:58 PM   #23
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Forgot to mention I upgraded speakers recently too. Component set front, kept OEM tweeters, and 3way coax in the back.

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The way I see it is the electronics portion of the warranty covers all electronics. You go in and start cutting wires and splicing in new components they could absolutely use that as a reason to void it. Original condition has been modified, they don't need to cover it anymore. And yes, I know they need to be able to prove that your additions caused an issue, but with an electrical problem they're gonna keep the car so long you might as well buy a new one.

It'd be like putting a cold air intake in place of the air box. Even though you tightened those hose clamps perfectly, the dealer could say they were lose and allowing debris into the engine, thus voiding your engine warranty.

It depends heavily on the dealership you take your car to as well, some are cool, some suck, but it's better to be safe then sorry, especially with a $20k product. I've been boned before, company voided my wheel warranty because I plasti-dipped them and apparently that "could throw the balance of the wheel off, causing additional wear and tear".
Don't splice, easy solution. Plenty of harnesses available to make it plug and play.

I agree if you hack into wiring haphazardly you can have issues but there's no need to do so for a stereo install.

Canbus systems are hyper sensitive to voltage and resistance changes but you should be running new input power for amps, and tapping speaker wires for audio input doesn't have any adverse effect on any ecu or bcm communication

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Can you explain the process to hook up to the MyLink setup? I have a MY17 as well and am interesting in upgrading the sound system some.

Also, when you get around to putting sound deadening down, please take some pics!

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Hey! Check out the link in the very first post, that's what I followed and should help. Using a line out converter enables you to keep mylink 100% in tact.
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Hey! Check out the link in the very first post, that's what I followed and should help. Using a line out converter enables you to keep mylink 100% in tact.
Ahh, well that would make sense.. Somehow missed that, thanks!
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