2016~2020 how to disable Sirius XM

Hi,

Anyone has an idea how to disable Sirius XM or at least to get rid of it in the menus?

The car is a 2019 CX-9 imported from Canada to EU. Sirius has no coverage whatsoever here, and I gradually got fed up with all those useless Sirius-related items cluttering the menus.

Recently, I flashed the 70.00.100 EU firmware over the original NE (same version). This gave me the wifi and enabled the connected services. I was hoping it would get rid of Sirius at the same time, but there are still some leftovers. See the attachments below.

All in all not a big deal, just annoying.

I have basically two ideas:

1) Disconnect the Sirius hardware module
or
2) Repeat the firmware installation, assuming that the leftovers may be due to some irregularities during the first re-flash.

I would start by trying to disconnect the module but I have no clue where to find it. No search results for this model.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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I’d like to do the same... I’m up in Alaska where Sirius coverage is pretty sparse and I get the “No SiriusXM Signal” message constantly despite turning off all features that use the signal. I’ve updated the infotainment firmware to NA .335 and it’s still there.
 

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