Please dear sirs, I used to know about stereos,but can't for the life of me figure out what in the world the SCV knob around the volume knob of a stock GM stereo is or does. I can't hear or see any difference when I turn it. could you please explain it to me ? Thank You All Very Much ! sincerely, Tim Folkerth
An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points
An expert that got 10 achievements.
An expert that got 5 achievements.
An expert that has over 10,000 points.
Re: silly question bout GM stereos
To my knowledge, control called Speed Compensated Volume (SCV) raises the volume as the
car's speed increases, and it can be set to one of several levels of
sensitivity. It is meant to compensate for road noise.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US. click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. Goodluck!
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
With the stereo on, hold the large round button in to get to setting menu. When it gets to that, I believe clock adjust comes up first, just turn the knob to get to demo mode and then push the button in. Turn the knob to switch demo off and then push it again. That should do it.
Hi there my name is Brandon Im a electronic n mechanical engineering technician Im not a regular mechanic I fix what regular mechanic cant or don't know what is wrong but I will be more than happy to help you out first off thank you for your.good details 99.9 percent of the time people just tell me the problems but they don't tell me make, model, year, motor etc.... so thank you thank you thank you for real makes my life way easy!!! But you know some people get mad and be like you should know!!! I tell them I work on anything that got 4 wheels n some things you have to test different from other or you F@@@ it up electronic is the biggest thing but you need to see a diagram sir n make sure you don't have air in any lines but if you have any questions about anything else you can email me my email address is (firstname.lastname@example.org)
P.S. sir if you do email me I am working in my shop and I will get back to you A.S.A.P I check it at least one a hour n I help with bout 500-1500 emails with problems n people n one more thing sir don't forget about all the information n if you can take me pics of the problem n what you are trying to do n I will help you no matter what or how it takes you sir N I got to say thanks again for all your information you have no idea how much better it is with the information :-)
God bless you sir,
Your engineering technician
Im not a techy, but i know enough bout music to know what 2 do. If your car stereo has a AUX imput 3.5mm jack, (headphone-like-cord) you need to connect your Vibe to the cord and the cord to the AUX imput. then make sure that ur car stereo is set to AUX. when it does, the vibe most likely will be on pause or wat ever setting you left it on prior to connecting it. Now all u need to do is.....Selec the song or playlist, and press PLAY.
The "SCV" you see on the knob outside of the volume is Speed Compensating Volume. basically it automatically turns up the volume as you speed up and the vehicle makes more noise. given the fact that you don't have an owners manual i would recomend visiting http://gmownercenter.yahoo.com. you will need to register with a yahoo id but the site is full of information including an owners manual that you can download on your computer. hope this is helpful for you!
Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System ™:
Press the up or down arrow on the INFO button located to the right of the Driver Information Center (DIC) display to access the DIC menu. Once 100% ENGINE OIL LIFE menu item is highlighted, press and hold the CLR button. The percentage will return to 100 and the oil life indicator will be reset. Repeat the steps if the percentage does not return to 100.
Navigation System Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System ™:
Turn the system on by pressing the PWR/VOL knob once. The PWR/VOL knob is located to the lower left of the DIC display. Press the INFO button located to the left of the display to access the Vehicle Information menu. Turn the TUNE/SEL knob located to the lower right of the display until Engine Oil Life is highlighted. Press the knob once to select it. Once the 100% Engine Oil Life is displayed, press the multi-function button next to the Reset prompt in the upper right corner of the display. The percentage will return to 100 and the oil life indicator will be reset. Repeat the steps if the percentage does not return to 100.