Installing the Rearview Camera Kit

The factory-provided Rearview Camera Kit (RPO 5N5) available on 2019 Silverado 1500 and Sierra 1500 models and 2020 Silverado 2500HD/3500HD and Sierra 2500HD/3500HD models include a camera, extension harness and mounting bracket. (Fig. 17) These components are shipped with the vehicle from the assembly plant in a separate parts bag inside the large dealer prep bag.


Fig. 17


Information for installing the Rearview Camera Kit can be found on the GM Upfitter website at The information is not available in the Service Information.

Review the latest version of GM Upfitter Integration Bulletin 152: Adding or Installing a Rearview Camera – FST New Body Style. (Fig. 18) To view the bulletin, select the Technical Bulletins tab on the GM Upfitter website home page and then select Show All Bulletins.


Fig. 18


Camera Installation

The rearview camera calibration for camera operation is installed at the assembly plant as part of RPO 5N5.

Along with the camera, the kit includes 20 feet of cable along with a fixed, zero-pitch mounting bracket. Optimal camera location is 38-inches above the ground on the vehicle center line.


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  1. For help with accessory installations on commercial vehicles, request assistance from the GM Upfitter Integration Group at Select the Contact Us/Request Data link at the top of the page and complete the form. A technical liaison engineer will contact you.

  2. i 2nd darrens question from oct 1 2020. its now nov 17 2021. i guess your a little slow to respond.

  3. Where is the location of the plug to plug in supplied harness to original wiring