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2010 Cadillac Truck Escalade/ESV RWD V8-6.2L Technical Service Bulletin # 06-08-46-005B Date: 100211

2010 Cadillac Truck Escalade/ESV RWD V8-6.2L Technical Service Bulletin # 06-08-46-005B Date: 100211

OnStar(R) - Availability for Hearing Impaired


Bulletin No.: 06-08-46-005B

Date: February 11, 2010

Subject: Availability of OnStar(R) for Hearing Impaired


2007-2010 GM Passenger Cars and Light Duty Trucks (Including Saturn and Saab)

Except 2007 Cadillac CTS

Except 2007-2008 HUMMER H2, H2 SUT

Except 2007 Pontiac Montana SV6

Except 2007-2010 Pontiac Vibe

Except 2007 Saturn ION, VUE

Except 2008 Saturn Astra


This bulletin is being revised to add a Note regarding 2009 Bluetooth(R)-equipped vehicles, additional models and model years. Please discard

Corporate Bulletin Number 06-08-46-005A (Section 08 - Body and Accessories).


This service bulletin is not applicable to 'GM of Canada' dealers and retailers.


On 2009 and newer model year vehicles equipped with the Bluetooth(R) feature (option code UPF), when up-fitted with TTY capabilities, the

Bluetooth(R) feature will be disabled.

OnStar with Text Telephone Capability (TTY)

General Motors is pleased to announce that the safety and security of OnStar is now available to our deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired

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customers. The current vehicles listed above, as well as forthcoming vehicles equipped with OnStar hardware version 7.0 or higher, have the ability

to utilize texting telephones. Vehicle specific TTY capability can be determined by utilizing the VIN lookup Tool. Additional information may be

found by referring to

TTY equipment allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired, in-vehicle access to 911 and basic OnStar(R) services by pressing

the OnStar(R) blue button or red emergency button. The keypad provides a means to communicate by allowing customers to type messages back

and forth, with an OnStar(R) advisor or other party when using the OnStar(R) Hands-Free Calling feature. A TTY is required at both ends of the

conversation in order to communicate. OnStar(R) Turn by Turn Navigation and Virtual Advisor are not available with the addition of TTY.

The Reimbursement Program

This equipment will be made available to eligible customers through GM Mobility and OnStar(R). Under this program, the customer must complete

a GM Mobility application form. To take advantage of the program, vehicles must be adapted at the time of delivery for purchase / lease and a

dealer claim ($1,000 Maximum per GM Mobility guidelines) with the application form submitted to GM Mobility. Saab dealers must fax

documents. GM Dealers will receive electronic reimbursement directly from GM Mobility. Saab dealers will receive a check directly from

OnStar(R). Additional questions or concerns should be directed to the OnStar Dealer Center.

How to Order

To order the dealer installed kit, contact AutoCraft Electronics or via the web at The kit consists of an OnStar Interface

Module, a Dial Pad (for making calls), OTIM wiring harness, the TTY device, installation/Tech 2(R) programming instructions and owner's guide.

Warranty Information

The Ultra-Tec Compact C TTY device is manufactured by an independent manufacturer and is covered by the manufacturer's warranty. It is not

covered under the GM New Vehicle Limited Warranty. All other parts (OTIM, dial pad and OTIM wiring harness) are covered by the standard GM

new vehicle parts and labor warranty. Replacement parts are available through AutoCraft Electronics. Contact AutoCraft Electronics or via the web.

Warranty claims for the OTIM, dial pad and OTIM wiring harness should be submitted through normal warranty procedures using a sublet

warranty claim with GM Labor Operation R5140.

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