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Old 08-30-2005, 03:12 AM   #1
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Who still has there onstar? If you still do, Why and if you don't Why? Pro'* and Con'*.

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I don't have mine activated, not worth the money. I've had a mobile phone for years anyway. I always have the cell phone on my person.
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I never had my onstar activated. mostly because I had no use for it and didn't see myself paying $17 a month for something I wouldn't use..
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I had mine for all most a year and just never used it so i saved my self some money and got rid of it
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got it free with the car.....for the year... nevered used it once... once that was over with i still havent gotten it back.. no use.
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I heard a commercial for it on the radio recently... now they can retreive codes for you. So if you get a check engine light they can tell you to worry or not to worry...

Only good use I know of so far.
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Some time ago I read a neat little DIY article about how to jury-rig the OnStar GPS unit to accept a terminal into which a laptop is plugged. The article explained what you would have to do to load up the necessary GPS processing software and, of course, mapping software. The result was a real trick GPS mapping system. Has anyone run across this article? Now that would be helluva way to use at least part of the OnStar system.
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Some time ago I read a neat little DIY article about how to jury-rig the OnStar GPS unit to accept a terminal into which a laptop is plugged. The article explained what you would have to do to load up the necessary GPS processing software and, of course, mapping software. The result was a real trick GPS mapping system. Has anyone run across this article? Now that would be helluva way to use at least part of the OnStar system.

there was a article on club GP about it
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I heard a commercial for it on the radio recently... now they can retreive codes for you. So if you get a check engine light they can tell you to worry or not to worry...

Only good use I know of so far.
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Onstar has alwasy been able to retrieve the codes for you. It says that in the Onstar manual that came with my 01.
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