How to remove that OnStar module from windshield?

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I thought that OnStar GPS module was just attached with double-sided tape, but no. There's a damned bracket that extends under the headliner.
How do I go about removing this useless thing? Before I go exploring can I get at it by dropping the overhead console?
 

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I thought that OnStar GPS module was just attached with double-sided tape, but no. There's a damned bracket that extends under the headliner.
How do I go about removing this useless thing? Before I go exploring can I get at it by dropping the overhead console?
if it goes under the headliner then you will need to pull the headliner down to find out more, not a lot of the early models had that style with the antenna on the glass, I assume you are talking about the antenna that is on the drivers side rear glass?
 
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if it goes under the headliner then you will need to pull the headliner down to find out more, not a lot of the early models had that style with the antenna on the glass, I assume you are talking about the antenna that is on the drivers side rear glass?
Thanks for replying, but I mean the GPS unit that is to the right of the rear-view mirror on the windshield. I am finally getting around to replacing my cracked windshield and want to get rid of this thing at the same time.
 

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Thanks for replying, but I mean the GPS unit that is to the right of the rear-view mirror on the windshield. I am finally getting around to replacing my cracked windshield and want to get rid of this thing at the same time.
Can you post up some pictures of it and I assume this on the 2001 in your signature?
 

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@NoReverseYukon

I stumbled on this in another thread on our forum...
Post #10 had some notes...

The guy had a 2001 Suburban.

 

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You might also remove the overhead console and see if you can access it through there. It removes with a phillips head screw driver, and has two clips in the back; the console has male tabs that slide into female hooks in the roof.
 
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Can you post up some pictures of it and I assume this on the 2001 in your signature?
This is the guilty party : IMG_20230304_115109195_HDR.jpg
I just removed mine and left the bracket. I'm planning to eventually install a dash camera and possibly mount it to that bracket.
Does this thing just pull off the bracket ?
 

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This is the guilty party : View attachment 393611

Does this thing just pull off the bracket ?
Yes, it slides right off the bracket. Just pull down towards the dash. Might take a bit of force to get it to start moving, but once it starts moving it should slide off with very little resistance.
 

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