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Chevrolet Bose Amplifier, Speaker and Car Stereo Repair
BOSE single channel amp repairs have lifetime warranty, car stereo one year.

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Corvette Bose Gold  
Head Units
1990 - 1991 Corvette Bose Stereo
(Gray / orange letters)
Corvette Radio Repair, Removal, Install and Troubleshooting Guide
CD and Cassette 16080781/16144151
Cassette only16080771 / 16144141
 
1992 - 1993 Corvette Bose Stereo
(Black / orange letters)
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
CD and Cassette 16160741 / 16160751
15150761 / 16160771 / 16160791
Cassette only 16160751 / 16160741
 
1994 - 1996 Corvette Stereo
(Black / white letters)
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
CD and Cassette 16208171
Cassette only 16208161
 

COMMON PROBLEMS
CD clicks, no eject or play, display back lights missing, cassette inop, no power, 1:00 and others.

TROUBLESHOOTING CORVETTE BOSE
Corvette Bose Gold

or speak with tech, (407)830-0777


Audio and power problems see CDM and Bose Amplifiers - below

Rebuild - AM/FM/CD/Cassette $275. One year warranty.
Rebuild - AM/FM/Cassette $250. One year warranty.

Other Common Problems
Repairing - 1990 - 1992 Corvette
, suggest including CDM (Tuner Box), when sending Corvette heads for repair.
Repairing - 1993 - 1996 Corvette, all stereo functions work, intermittent audio all speakers, power antenna up and down, audio in and out? See CDM below. Water damage?

Check fuses, see Troubleshooting and Car Stereo Removal

See CORVETTE PAGE for all information.
European - 16145631, 16160791, 16172631, 16208191
Japan - 16145621, 16160771, 16208181

  See Shipping before sending for repair.
 
Corvette Bose Amplifier Rebuild
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco Bose Gold series amplifier - Bose Speaker, Stereo, Amplifier repair COMMON PROBLEMS
Low or no audio, intermittent, works after warm up, sizzle, squeal, static...
BOSE AMPLIFIER NOTE - Bose amps are specific to vehicle. Two front, two rear, matched by convertible or coupe and year. On line sales can offer "Working Bose Amps" for Corvette, rebuilt? Or Corvette labels over Cadillac, and other Bose amps. They do not provide matching audio levels and are not matched to your Corvette.
Corvette Car Stereo Removal
1990 - 1996 1990 - Third generation Bose amplifier - hard wired with two side pcb.
  1991 - 1996 - Fourth generation Bose amplifier - connector with two side pcb.
Front Bose Amplifier Enclosures and Speakers

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair

Year Convertible Coupe
  Left Right Left Right
1990 16144181 16144191 16144161 16144171
1991-1992 16152101 16152091 16152061 16152051
1993-1996 16166501 16166491 16166481 16166471
Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
  See Shipping before sending for repair.
Rear Bose Amplifier Enclosures and Speaker

Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette Bose Gold, Bose amplifier and speaker repair



Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.

Year Convertible Coupe
  Left Right Left Right
1990 16080891 16080901 16065961 16065961
1991-1992 16152121 16152111 16152081 16152071
1993 -   16174471 16166481 16166471
- 1996     16174501 16174481
  Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
1988 1/2 - 1989 Second generation Bose amplifier - hard wired with single side pcb.
Front Bose Enclosures with Amplifier and Speakers
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
Year Convertible Coupe
  Left and Right Left and Right
1988 1/2 -1989 16052371 (x2) 16052371 (x2)
Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
  See Shipping before sending for repair.
Rear Bose Enclosures with Amplifier and Speakers
Corvette Bose Speaker and Amplifier Repair
Convertible Rear Bose Speaker
Year
Right and Left
1988 1/2 -1989 16052301 (x2)
  Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
Corvette Bose Speaker Repair
Coupe Rear Bose Speaker
Year
Left Right
1988 1/2 -1989 16022311 16022301
  Bose amplifier rebuild $100 each, lifetime warranty.
1988 1/2 - Older First generation Bose amplifier - hard wire with single side pcb.
Front and Rear Bose Enclosures with Amplifier and Speakers
Enclosures for 1989 and older Corvettes are the same. The 1988 1/2 and older enclosures house 1st generation Bose amplifiers. These amplifiers have a 6 x 3 1/2 x 7/8 metal case, working on DIY videos for common problems.
 
Corvette Car Stereo Removal and Troubleshooting
1990 - 1996 CDM  
BOSE CDM
(Tuner / Pre-amplifier)
Corvette Bose
16083220, 16087100, 16145221, 16169541, 16178351, 16178741, 16178751
Non-Bose 16083220 / 16178341
European 16141266, 16142606, 16169531, 16178371
Japan 16089520, 16142616, 16169531, 16178361

COMMON PROBLEMS
No power, works with no audio, clock stuck at 1:00, poor reception and others.

Rebuild CDM $125. One year warranty.

NOTES
1. 1993 - 1996 - Water collects in pocket, check CDM and relays for water damage.
2. Some occasions, display locked at 1:00, may be a control head problem.
See Stereo Removal.

 
See Shipping before sending for repair.
   
Chevrolet Camaro BOSE Gold Car Stereo and Amplifier Repair
Camaro Delco BOSE Gold CD Player
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CD - CASSETTE - Bose repair
AM/FM - no audio, poor or no reception, erratic controls/functions/display and other strange problems.
CD - will not accept or eject CD, intermittent, CD Err, E20 and others.
Display and back light missing segments.

1992 - 1996 (Two piece unit)
CD, display and control boards with mating CDM. Rebuild $350.

Camaro BOSE Car Stereo and mating CDM
Year
Model Number CDM
1994 - 1996 16175961 16156311
1992 - 1993 16140121 16156311
1990 - 1991 NO LONGER REPAIR
   
Camaro
Delco BOSE Gold Cassette Player
Chevrolet Carmaro CD Player Repair

16051921 and Others
Cassette clicks, does not accept tape, no AM/FM or poor reception, erratic volume control, volume drops out, intermittently car stereo changes to balance or fader function, $275.
   
Z 28 Camaro Bose Amplifier
Bose Gold Rear Enclosurewpe1F.jpg (7774 bytes)
Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output, $100 ea.
'93-94 Three Bose amplifier speaker system
'95-96 Five Bose amplifier speaker system

 

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Chevrolet Camaro Iroc Z
Bose Gold Front Enclosure
s
Camaro Irocz Bose Gold Speaker Repair
16061011 (Black) / 16074621 / 16125461 Front Left
16074581 / 16125421 Front Right
1228137 Bose Amplifier

Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output, $100 ea. Please remove Bose amplifiers from enclosure before sending for repair.

Dark Carmine
16074651 Left Front
16074611 Right Front
1228139 Rear Bose Amplifier (2)

   
Caprice Classic
Bose Silver Series Amplifier
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco Bose Silver series amplifier - Bose repair

Speakers snap, crackle, pop, sizzle, have high pitch squeal, sound distorted, low or no output.
Silver series,(1-4 channel amp), located in trunk $300, three year warranty.

CHEV 300 AMP / GM-10 COUPE AMP
16149121 / 16155131 / 16160111 / 16166801

   
Pick Up Trucks
(Small square Controller upper right dash)
wpeF.jpg
CDM Boxes, two styles.
16072800 / 16072780 / 16147075
The CDM box is your AM/FM tuner and amplifier. The common problems seen with this unit is No FM, snap and pop from speakers or loss of speakers, on with no functions. The unit is located under the dash above the gas pedal, repair rebuild, $125.

Replacement in rare cases commonly due to major water damage.
   
NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.

BOSE Gold and Silver Stereo Repair
Cadillac El Dorado Bose Gold Car Stereo
16032326 / 16126336



Factory Car Stereo Repair - Cadillac Delco Bose amplifier - Bose Speaker, Amplifier, Stereo repair
16051921 /16052281 / 16075071 / 16125781
16126996 / 16138181 and Others

Delco Symphony Sound
Chevrolet Car Stereo Repair
16127076 / 16058406 and Others

Delco Car Stereo
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CASSETTE - Bose repair



Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CASSETTE with EQ - Bose repair

41FHCE1 and others

The following is a list of common problems for Bose, Symphony Sound and Non-Bose Stereos.

  • Display remains on with ignition off. (May drain car battery).

  • One or more speakers do not work.

  • Weak speaker or speakers with snap, crackle, pop, sound blown, distorted or do not work? (Usually right front speaker first, for Bose system see amplifiers).

  • Tape stuck, will not accept tape, or tape auto reverses then ejects (Blaupunkt Cassette Mechanism).

  • No or intermittent power, defective On/Off Switch.

  • No or intermittent FM and/or AM.

  • Display stuck at 1:00 or 10:00 o'clock.

  • Back lights on front panel not fully lighting.

  • Radio static, no display? Does cigarette lighter, dome light, horn and door chimes work? No, check for blown fuse, some cases you may find a coin or metal object in the cigarette lighter or shorted dome light, otherwise repair is needed.

REPAIR - NO LONGER REPAIR.

DIY repair videos for specific problems for these stereos are being added to website. Links will be found here. In work.

Parts needed for some repairs are no longer available. Many cases these stereos can not be returned to 100%.

DIY Set Clock - ignition on, stereo off, push "Set". Use "Scan" for hours and "Seek" for minutes.

   
NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet 6 CD Changer
Chevrolet 6 CD Changer Repair

CD changer jammed, will not play CD's, or will not accept or eject CD's, repair rate $295. However, before thinking of repair, disconnect one of the main car battery terminals for several minutes then reconnect. This can act as a "Reset" and may bring the changer back to working. Otherwise, this is a repair issue.
Delphi Models
09374704
10357886
10359677

12246889
15058231
15083394
15183817

15184935
15184939
15196055
15198715

21003405
25753974
28022765 and Others
See our car Stereo Repair Video for worn or chipped knobs.
   
Chevrolet Single CD / MP3 / WMA
No Tape
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Chevrolet Single CD Player Does Not Eject and Repair
Single CD player, will not play CD, CD clicks when attempting to eject, or will not eject CD. Back light repair is a courtesy.
Colorado
15216905 / 15806673
15837848 / 25998449
28008720 / 28032992
28039654 / 28161564
Silverado
15104156
Trail Blazer
15104156 / 15164155
15295371 / 28025946
Tahoe

10359566 / 21003402
1500
15104155
2500
10359576 / 15184932
21003401
Other models
20918429 / 20934592
20968153 / 25941919
NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet Single CD / Cassette
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Chevrolet Single CD Player Repair
"Clean" in display? To clear from display, push and hold eject button, insert a cassette, continue to hold eject button till screen clears.

Single CD player, will not play CD, CD clicks when attempting to eject, or will not eject CD. Back light repair is a courtesy.

See our car Stereo Repair Video for worn or chipped knobs.

Chevrolet Silverado / Tahoe
10356164 / 12244939
15198700
15295372 / 28025947
15850275 / 28043565
Chevrolet 2500
15104156
Chevrolet Others
09394159 with RDS
12244939
12247371
15104156
15184933 with RDS
15243194

28019298
22734876
21003402 / 10359566
28025947 / 15295372
   
Symphony Sound Stereo
Cadillac Car Stereo Repair
Delco
16CECT1 / 16012806 / 16034753 and Others

Missing segments or no display, or no display with static*, tape does not work or tape is stuck, AM and/or FM reception week, erratic or scratchy controls, rebuild of entire stereo.

*No Display with Static - Check ALL fuses first before sending for repair. Could be Courtesy, Dome, Cigarette Lighter or Back Up fuse.

   
NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet Single CD Player
Matsushita

Chevrolet CD Player Repair
Chevrolet Matsushita CD Player
25842777 / CQ-JG4681YC
25799567 / 28086083

CD player loads and ejects, reading error or focus error. No Display.

SILVERADO - Only tweeters work, one or more door speakers out, this is a Speaker problem.

   
Chevrolet CD Player
Chevrolet / GMC Car Stereo Replacement and Repair
Impala, Sierra, Silverado, Tahoe, Yukon
Delphi
20934593 / 25974801 / 22924535
Fujitsu-Ten
123000-2970B101 / 123000-2970C101

Aux jack intermittent, one side out, or broken jack. We are researching parts for this repair.

Single CD player not playing, ejecting or accepting CD's.
No Display.

NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.



Chevrolet Single CD
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Chevrolet Cobalt Car Stereo Removal, Repair and Service

Single CD player, will not play, accept or eject CD.
No Display.

Chevrolet Cobalt
15851729

   
Chevrolet Single CD / MP3
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Chevrolet Car Radio Removal, Repair and Service

Single CD player, will not play CD, CD clicks when attempting to eject, or will not eject CD.

Chevrolet
15868181
Chevrolet Equinox
10384398 / 15798240 / 15868182 / 28046576
Chevrolet Others
15868181 / 21003864 / 22714806

   
NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   

Chevrolet Equinox 05-06
Chevrolet Equinox Car Stereo Repair and DIY Car Stereo Removal

6 CD changer jammed, will not play CD's, or will not accept or eject CD's.


Chevrolet Equinox

15798240 / 28032054
10384398 / 28001011

   
Chevrolet Amplifier
Chevrolet Equinox Panasonic / Matsushita Amplifier Repair
Equinox, Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon 1500 / 2500 and Others
CY-BG0461ZC / 22727883 (6Ch)
CY-BG8013ZC / 15762536 (6Ch)
Chevrolet Impala
CY-BG2911ZC / 10432572 (4Ch)

No or low volume, or missing channels.

Check speakers before thinking of replacement or repair of amplifier, see our Speaker Replacement for help.

   
Chevrolet 6 CD Changer
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Chevrolet Malibu CD Changer Player Repair

Six CD Changer, CD's jammed, will not accept, will not play and/or will not eject CD's. This repair rate includes repair of back lights.


Malibu and Others
12247371 / 22734876

NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet Single CD Player
Delco / Delphi Electronics
Chevrolet Car Stereo Locked, Repair and Removal

Single CD player, will not play CD, CD clicks when attempting to eject, will not eject CD, CD garbled, CD Skips.

Chevrolet Malibu
12240591 / 12247391 / 15243194 / 15255023 / 15255025
15777349 / 15806594 / 15921647 / 22723439 / 22734878
28000618 / 28016917 / 28019291 / 28019298
89047146 / 28061752

   
Chevrolet Navigation
Chevrolet Naviagation CD Repair and Removal
Den so Navigation
15882767 / DW468100-5203

Navigation CD does not read, play, eject or accept CD. Check CD first.

Car Stereo Removal

NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet Delco Stereo

Missing sections of back lights on buttons.
CD player inop, will not accept and play CD's.

Chevrolet Avalanche / Chevrolet Camaro / Chevrolet Silverado and others
15071234 / 16210141 / 09375915

   
Chevrolet
Delphi / Delco Electronics

Buttons worn. These buttons are available, we do not sell them.
NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet Monte Carlo Amplifier

Speakers work then drop out, one speaker snaps/crackles/pops, or no sound, amplifier gets very hot to the touch. This is a relatively inexpensive amplifier from the dealership.

Matsushita / Panasonic
CY-BG2912ZC / 10309547
CY-BG2912ZC / 10432571

DISPLAYS "Loc" NEED Stereo Code? Must have "Hr" and "Min" buttons.

DISPLAYS "LOCKED" - Contact dealership for code.

Car Stereo Removal

 

Many radio codes are available by email if you have an "HR" and "Min" button on the face of the stereo and NO RDS. All RDS radios require seeing the dealership. This radio needs to be placed on the car computer to program the stereo to work in the specific vehicle it is mounted in.

NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Buick Delco stereo AM - FM - CD - CASSETTE - Bose repair
TAPE STUCK! Will not eject, click and tries to eject.
CD Err or E20, no CD.
Car Stereo Display reads "CLn" when cassette is inserted. Press and hold the EJECT and RECALL simultaneously until display clears. You may have to repeat this process several times.
   
Chevrolet Slave CD Player

Delco 16231055 / 16240075 and others.

CD player does not operate properly.

Car Stereo Removal

   
Chevrolet / Delco Car Radio

Bass and Treble Sliders
Single CD Player
09380112 / 16265532 + others
Cassette Player
09376112 / 09376152 / 16213342

Stereo dead, CD Err or E20, no CD, no cassette, or display blank or dim...
WE NO LONGER REPAIR THIS CAR STEREO.

SEE Do It Yourself Repair for No Display.

Look for a replacement stereo.

NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet / Delco Car Radio

Seven Band Equalizer

09375272 / 16151292

Stereo dead, CD Err or E20, no CD, no cassette, or display blank or dim...
WE NO LONGER REPAIR THIS CAR STEREO.

SEE Do It Yourself Repair for No Display.

Look for a replacement stereo.

 

NOTE - We change USA settings to European. (Determined by Model number)
Two European varieties:
1) AM 531-1602 with 9k steps, FM 87.5-104.0 with .05 steps.
2) AM 531-1602 with 9k steps, FM 76.0-90.0 with .1 steps.
   

NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.

Chevrolet
Chevrolet and Pontiac Car Stereo Repair and Stereo Replacement
We no longer repair this Delco stereo. 16062322
   
00-03 Chevrolet
12 CD Changer / Pioneer
Factory Car Stereo Repair - Delco ZR1 / Corvette  - Bose stereo, amplifier and speaker repair
We no longer repair this Pioneer CD changer.
   
Chevrolet Slave CD Player
CD player does not operate properly, 1990-91 models we no longer repair.
NO longer repair following car stereos.
See Car Stereo Removal for all DIY Repairs.
   
Chevrolet Camaro
Chevrolet Camaro Car Stereo Repair and Removal

Cassette player does not work, poor audio, parts no longer available for repair.

 

Car Stereo Removal

   
Chevrolet AM/FM/CD

21021216 / Delco
CD error, we no longer repair this stereo.

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Dim or no display see Defective Lamp