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Re: calibration error appears on radio read out [2003 S10...
Try disconnecting the battery for a couple of minutes and then reconnect, I recently had the same problem and thought the control head had gone bad, for some reason I had to take the battery off and when I reconnected it all was back to normal. If not you need to read the codes with a scanner.
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replace the battery
battery cells will give a good reading until a load is applied then they fail quickly
for example a battery will read 12 volts or better in a static state but when a load is applied ( cranking , lights etc) the voltage will fall to 10 volts or less
the 14.5 volts you are treading is from an working alternator
the proper way to test a battery is with a load test machine
take the car to a battery shop and have it tested properly and while there have them replace the battery using ther standby battery that keeps all the radio codes and ecm memory operational
Does the radio work at all. or is the cd player the only issue.? most of the time you need to enter a radio code to unlock the radio. If you enter it wrong to many times it will display error on the display.if you dont know the code then you can call the dealership and get the code after you do the following below to get the serial number.
Press and hold 1 and 6 on the radio while still holding the 1 and 6 press the power button. At this time it will read off serial number
Electronic Park Brake (EPB)
On some 2003 MY-on S-TYPE vehicles, a customer may report a concern of premature
parking brake pad wear or the brakes binding. This condition can result if the electronic
park brake (EPB) system is not re-calibrated after the removal of the rear brake callipers
to replace the brake pads.
Should a customer express concern regarding the above, refer to the calibration
procedure detailed in this bulletin.
1. Reset the EB module:
a. Switch off the ignition.
b. Disconnect the battery for 30 seconds. For additional information, refer to STYPE
Workshop Manual Section 414-01.
c. Reconnect the battery.
2. Start the engine.
3. Firmly apply and release the foot brake five times.
4. Confirm that the message NOT CALIBRATED" or APPLY FOOT AND PARK
BRAKE" is displayed on the instrument cluster message center. This indicates that
the parking brake is in calibration mode.
5. Lightly press the foot brake pedal.
6. Apply the parking brake by using the EB switch.
7. Release the parking brake.
8. Release the foot brake.
9. Confirm that the brake warning lamp is no longer illuminated on the instrument
pack and that the NOT CALIBRATED" message is no longer displayed in the
10. Apply and release the EPB five times to ensure no error is present. _____________________________________________________________________________
NB: It is also possible the actuator is bad though.
About the theftlock RDS radio system. * The theft deterrent system now utilizes class 2 serial data to determine if the radio is in the authorized vehicle. * Each time the radio receives accessory power from the ignition, it compares the VIN information it has stored to the VIN information received from a module on the class 2 serial data circuit responsible for transmitting that information. * If a match does not occur, the radio display will indicate "locked". * Once this occurs the radio will not respond to operations and become inoperative.
The following conditions will enable radio lock: * A radio is installed from another vehicle. * A module which communicates on the class 2 serial data circuit which supplies VIN information to the radio is replaced and not properly setup with the correct VIN information for that vehicle.
To unlock radio you will need access to a GM scan tool. Hope helps (remember to rate this).
Error one indicates a bad laser pickup, or a calibration issue. I would recommend a CD cleaner, but, if that does not help, the radio will need to be taken to an authorized service center. The 01 code is rather common to those radios.
Yes advanced auto or autozone can reset this light with a scan tool for nothing. You can also do this yourself if you disconnect the battery cables for 5 minutes then reconnect them start your vehicle and let it idle with everything off including the radio and fan blower. Let it idle for 2 to 3 minutes to reset the computer. Provided there are no fault with your car the light will be off and stay off. If not then there is a problem and you would have to have it checked once again with the light on. I hope this helps. Don.t forget to rate my answer, thanks.