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American International GMK315 Factory Integration Adapter

Install a new car stereo and retain the steering wheel controls, OnStar®, Bluetooth®, and warning chimes in your 2012-up Chevy Sonic (Dark Argent - Gray)

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by Jon Paulette

The 2012-up Chevy Sonic is a great little car, but the design of the multi-function center console makes it difficult to upgrade the factory radio. As a result, too many Sonic owners have been forced to endure subpar factory sound for too long. This adapter package makes it possible to enjoy the great sound of an aftermarket receiver while retaining the factory console's fit, finish, and functionality.

The package comes with a dash adapter, a wiring adapter, and even an antenna adapter. It's everything you need to install an aftermarket DIN (2" tall) or double-DIN (4" tall) receiver in your Sonic's dash panel without losing the factory steering wheel audio controls, heating/air controls, or safety warning chimes. You'll also retain OnStar and your factory Bluetooth. Basically, your Sonic's dash console will do everything it does now, and you'll finally enjoy your music the way you've always wanted to.

Available in Jet Black or Dark Argent (Gray), the durable ABS plastic dash adapter matches the color, texture, and contours of your Sonic's dash.

Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this package is compatible with your vehicle. Due to the sub-dash configuration, there is a mounting depth difference between DIN and double-DIN receivers.

Steering wheel audio controls: see Details for a list of compatible car stereos.

Highlights:

  • allows you install an aftermarket DIN or double-DIN receiver in a Chevy Sonic
  • retains factory steering wheel controls, heating/air controls and warning chimes
  • engineered to deliver perfect factory-quality fit and finish
  • gray ABS plastic dash adapter matches color, texture, and contours of your Sonic's dash
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts — please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so, then check here for a list of parts. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

 

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  • Radio replacement/SWC interface module (RP5-GM41)
  • Chime module (CMX)
  • Radio harness (RP5-RADPWRAUDIO)
  • Vehicle harness (OS-GMLAN44)
  • SWC harness
  • Antenna harness
  • Radio housing
  • Double-DIN trim ring
  • Single-DIN trim ring
  • 2 Brackets
  • Pocket
  • 8 Screws
  • Instructions
  • Wiring Connection Chart

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Features

OEM Integration Kit: This OEM Integration Kit allows you to replace the factory radio of your 2012-2013 Chevrolet Sonic or Spark vehicle with an aftermarket radio. The OEM Integration Kit includes a Radio Replacement/SWC interface module (RP5-GM41) with external chime module, radio & vehicle harnesses, and a radio housing kit which will accommodate double- or single-DIN aftermarket head units. This all-in-one OEM Integration Kit comes pre-loaded with OnStar retention, amplifier retention, SWC software, navigation based output signals, and other features that save time and money during installation.

Vehicle Compatibility: This OEM Integration Kit is compatible with 2012-2013 Chevrolet Sonic and Spark vehicles with 29-bit LAN v2 44-pin connector radios. Please consult Crutchfield's Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible. Visit www.pac-audio.com for more compatibility information.

Radio Housing Kit: The OEM Integration Kit includes a radio housing kit which allows you to mount a double- or single-DIN aftermarket head unit in your 2012-2013 Chevrolet Sonic or Spark vehicle's dash. The mounting kit is made of durable ABS plastic and is available in a black or dark grey finish. A 6.125" (w)  x 1.5" (h) x 4.125" (d) pocket is included, when installing an aftermarket single-DIN head unit.

Radio Replacement Module: The included radio replacement interface (RP-5GM41) allows the replacement of the factory radio in your 2012-2013 Chevrolet Sonic or Spark with an aftermarket head unit.  This interface module allows you to retain factory features such as OnStar, Bluetooth, steering wheel control (SWC), and warning chimes. The RP5-GM41 also provides data bus driven outputs such as retained accessory power (RAP), vehicle speed sensor (VSS), illumination, reverse trigger, and parking brake.

Built-in SWC (Steering Wheel Control): The radio replacement interface features built-in steering wheel control and comes pre-programmed for all of your vehicle's factory SWC functions and does not require programming, unless you wish to re-assign the SWC functions to different buttons. The SWC harness contains a Blue/Yellow wire and a 3.5mm connector. You will only use one of the connectors, based on your type of aftermarket radio.

Connector Type Radio Manufacturer
Blue/Yellow Wire Kenwood, Newer JVC, OEM, Blaupunkt
3.5mm Jack Alpine, Older JVC, Clarion, Pioneer, Sony, Valor, or Dual

Radio Select Switch: The radio select rotary switch on the side of the interface must be adjusted to the proper radio setting before plugging the interface into the vehicle.

# Dial Radio Manufacturer
1 Alpine
2 JVC
3 Kenwood
4 Clarion
5 Valor
6 OEM
7 Dual, Pioneer, Sony
8 Blaupunkt

Aftermarket Radio Connection: The included wiring harness features the following hardwire connections to your aftermarket head unit.

Wire Color Function
Yellow +12 Volt Constant
Black Ground
Red +12 Volt Accessory
White Left Front Speaker +
White/black Left Front Speaker -
Gray Right Front Speaker +
Gray/black Right Front Speaker -
Green Left Rear Speaker +
Green/black Left Rear Speaker -
Purple Right Rear Speaker +
Purple/black Right Rear Speaker -
Red/white Parking Brake Detection (-)
Purple/white VSS Output
Blue/white (not used)
Blue (not used)
Orange/white Illumination Output (+)
Green Reverse Output (+)
Brown Loop Mute Loop (if aftermarket radio is equipped with a mute wire, cut this loop and hook the inside brown wire to the radio's mute wire
 
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American International GMK315 Factory Integration Adapter

Written By Anonymous, El Paso, TX on Wednesday, January 01, 2014
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It was an easy install. The color isnt as dark as I thought though, it's kind of like a matte black. One of the trims also broke easily but you can buy a pack of different sizes for like $5 that will match your preference. Not a bad product though.
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Easy install.
Cons:
Flimsy trim. Not as dark as I thought.
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