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Metra GMRSAV Factory Integration Adapter

Retain the factory rear seat entertainment (RSE) system in select 2007-up GM-built vehicles

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About the Metra GMRSAV Factory Integration Adapter

Metra GMRSAV

If you plan to install a new radio in your 2007-up GM vehicle and you want to retain the factory Rear Seat Entertainment system (RSE), Metra's GMRSAV adapter can help. This cable sends audio and video from your aftermarket radio to the overhead screen in your entertainment system. If you connect a secondary A/V source to the inputs on the rear seat control panel, it will route that signal to your new radio too. Warranty: 1 year.

What's in the box:

  • 18" RSE retention harness
  • Installation Instructions
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Crutchfield customer from Homer, GA on 5/25/2019

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Great item made install easy

Pros: Good quality

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Crutchfield customer from San Antonio, TX on 3/22/2019

2007 GMC Yukon XL Denali

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Fit perfectly in my 2007 Yukon Denali XL and did exactly as was advertised. Money well spent IMO.

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Crutchfield customer from Lawrenceville, GA on 3/5/2019

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Great product and reasonable price! Great & quick service when a problem was encountered during installation!

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Crutchfield customer from Southfield, MI on 1/8/2019

2008 Chevrolet Suburban

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Item worked perfectly, just what I needed to get the job done.

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Easy install

Jason from Groveland, FL on 1/7/2019

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

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It works amazing and very easy to install . Awesome how great it works

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Crutchfield customer from Miami, FL on 3/29/2018

2007 Chevrolet Suburban

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Nice everything worked as advertised

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Blake from Clinton, IA on 1/1/2018

2007 Chevrolet Suburban

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You guys always have the stereo components needed to get the job done and done right! And for that, THANK YOU!!!

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Crutchfield customer from Leoma, TN on 12/24/2017

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Working great like the instructions and help

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Crutchfield customer from Clatskanie, OR on 10/24/2017

2008 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Simple to install and labeled well

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Crutchfield customer from Dalton, GA on 3/27/2017

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

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Worked great although the stereo I have didn't have an input to hook up the console unit in the back.

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Crutchfield customer from San Luis Obispo, CA on 2/7/2017

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Excelent for retaining rear entertainment in my tahoe

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Crutchfield customer from Lincoln City, OR on 11/10/2016

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Great product good customer service representative help me find exactly what I needed and shipping was fast

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Duke from Louisville, KY on 7/24/2016

2013 Chevrolet Suburban

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Item worked perfectly.

Pros: Does what it's supposed to do.

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Jeremy from Alabama on 1/4/2016

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It works.

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Cons: Instructions were a little hard to follow.

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Features

RSE Retention Harness: The Metra GMRSAV is an RSE retention harness designed to retain the rear seat entertainment system in select GM vehicles. The GMRSAV provides an audio/video input to the factory overhead video screen from your new aftermarket radio, and provides the audio/video output from the rear seat control panel to the aftermarket head unit.

Vehicle Compatibility: The Metra GMRSAV RSE retention harness is designed specifically for the following 2007-up GM vehicles with LAN29 system (as of 8/27/14).

Make Model Year
Buick Enclave 2008-up
Cadillac Escalade (ESV/EXT) 2007-2009
SRX 2007-2009
Chevrolet Avalanche 2007-up
Silverado 2007-2013
Suburban 2007-up
Tahoe 2007-up
Traverse 2009-up
GMC Acadia 2007-up
Sierra 2007-2013
Yukon 2007-up
Hummer H2 2008-2009
Pontiac Torrent 2007-2009
Saturn Outlook 2007-2010
Suzuki XL-7 2007-2009

Connectivity: The GMRSAV RSE retention harness features a 16-pin connector which plugs into the factory connector behind your aftermarket stereo. There are also composite video/stereo RCA connectors labeled "From Rear A/V Input" and "To Overhead Screen". The composite video/stereo RCA connectors labeled "From Rear A/V Input" plug into your aftermarket head unit's rear-panel AV input. The composite video/stereo RCA connectors labeled "To Overhead Screen" plug into your aftermarket head unit's rear-panel AV output. There is also a black wire with a ring terminal that will need to be grounded to the vehicle.

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they were included in the install package I selected. [ Dwain  Feb 15, 2019 ]
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Easier to install [ Kathi  Jan 05, 2019 ]
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An item needled to retain the factory rear seat entertainment system. [ george  Jan 03, 2019 ]
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Recommended by advisor [ Steven  Dec 15, 2018 ]
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Part of the recommended car stereo installation kit [ Ben  Nov 26, 2018 ]
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Works with my unit [ John  Oct 13, 2017 ]
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they have good prices [ oswaldo  Aug 15, 2017 ]
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came in the install package I chose after speaking with Allen. [ JOSEPH A  Feb 17, 2017 ]
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This should be included in the needed items to outfit a GMC Acadia equipped with a rear center drop down or head rest monitor(s). [ John  Jan 23, 2017 ]
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Recommended with purchase for steering wheel controls [ Ralph  Dec 09, 2016 ]
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Because the description said it would retain my rear display with a new radio. Why isn't this included in the install kits for the head units? [ Zachariah  Nov 28, 2016 ]
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To view rear tv with radio DVD [ Samuel  Oct 08, 2016 ]
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For my moms yukon [ Todd  Apr 05, 2016 ]
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Great Quality [ RYAN  Apr 02, 2016 ]
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Quicker, secure connection to factory system. [ Donald  Dec 23, 2015 ]
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3 questions already asked

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Do i need this to install headrest dvd players to my factory head unit? I dont know if the rca cables are already there if i do not have a rse system. Thank you.
[ Nick  Mar 19, 2018 ]
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If the headrest DVD players are factory installed, then you need them as GM does not use a standard RCA connections. If the headrest players are aftermarket, then no as most aftermarket units use RCA connections.
[ Grant  Mar 28, 2018 ]
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i tring to install the gmrsav harness to my aftermarket stereo its not working?
[ oswaldo  Jul 29, 2017 ]
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Tech Support is included with your purchase from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the connections on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website.
[ Kenny  Jul 29, 2017 ]  Staff
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Purchased this for my aftermarket Kenwood in my 2007 GMC Yukon. Connected only the video out from the "To Overhead Screen" wires. However, the overhead screen will not turn on. What am I missing?
[ Jeff  Dec 14, 2015 ]
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If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings to see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/.
[ Jeff  Dec 14, 2015 ]  Staff

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