Question: Can you add XM radio to a car that doesnt have it?

The car has to have a stereo. If you dont want to replace the factory stereo with an after-market radio (and, unless youre adding a custom sound system to your car thats probably not necessary), you need to install some sort of adapter kit to get the satellite radio to play through your speakers.

Can I get SiriusXM in an old car?

It is possible to add SiriusXM to old cars. Your car needs to have a stereo system for satellite radio to work.

How do I get XM radio in my car?

Text the word Refresh to 77917 . Well send you a text with special link to start the refresh radio process. View a sample of the text message . Once youre in front of your radio, follow instructions in the text message to complete the signal refresh.

Can all cars get SiriusXM?

SiriusXM comes standard or as a factory or dealer-installed option with every major automaker. Whats more, many used and certified pre-owned vehicles are already equipped with satellite radio equipment.

Can I use my factory XM antenna?

Look no further! This connector allows you to use any standard SMB SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio antenna with your FAKRA compatible receiver or tuner. It also allows you to use a factory installed Satellite Radio antenna with ANY Sirius XM Radio receiver.

How do I know if my car has XM radio?

3 Ways To Find Out If Your Car Already Has SiriusXM Radio Built-InLook for the SiriusXM logo on your stereo. Sometimes the auto manufacturer will add the SiriusXM logo to the stereo to advertise that it is SiriusXM-ready.Look for the SAT button. Check your owners manual.

Is there a difference between Sirius and XM Radio?

There are three different kinds of radios, each with different technology: Sirius radios, XM radios and SiriusXM radios. Radios labeled as Sirius radios can only receive Sirius packages, XM radios can only receive XM packages, and SiriusXM radios can only receive SiriusXM packages.

How do I get free Sirius XM for life?

Anyone who is not already a SiriusXM subscriber can download the SiriusXM app or go to, and start listening free of charge, with no credit card or commitment required.

How do I install an XM antenna in my car?

0:242:26SiriusXM Satellite Radio Magnetic Vehicle Antenna InstallationYouTube

Do I need a special antenna for Sirius radio?

In order to receive satellite radio, you need a special antenna. Your standard car radio antenna wont cut it because, unlike FM radio and HD radio, satellite radio and FM radio arent broadcast on the same frequency bands.

How do I connect my Sirius app to my car?

Follow these steps to get started:Install the SiriusXM app on your iOS device. You will need a cellular data plan to stream without a Wi-Fi connection.Connect your device to your CarPlay-enabled radio. Ensure you are logged into the SiriusXM app on your mobile device, then select SiriusXM from the dashboard interface.

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