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I had to get a new battery for my car but now I need to put in the radio code but I can't find my owner's manual. Is there anything I can do?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

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In order to get the radio activation code from the dealer you must first have the radio serial number. If you are lucky, the original dealer mounted a sticker in the glove compartment that has the radio serial number. If there are no stickers in the glove compartment, you must remove the radio from the dashboard. The serial number is mounted on the back of the radio. Once you have the serial number, call a honda dealership with the serial number and they will give you a 5 digit activation code that you enter via the pre-set buttons on the front of the radio.

If the CRV is 2004 or newer there is a feature that will display the serial number on the radio's display. This is activated by pressing a certain combination of keys on the front of the radio.

There are 100's of postings on the WEB describing in detail how to get the serial numbers and re-activate your radio. Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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If you have a separate audio manual It must carry the raidio code. It is must to dealer to write the radio code in the manual....

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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I had to change the battery in my 1999 S-Type, you will need the radio code, I also needed to reprogramme the board computer which is easy if you have your manual at hand, also the car might act strangely for a while, but this is explained in your users manual, nothing to worry about.

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SOURCE: Toyota Echo Radio Code Help - 2000 Model

Go into Toyota and take your registration with some form of Picture ID and for a fee they will be able to get you the code for that radio. Good Luck

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Call the Saturn Dealer, Just ASK them for it, they will give it to you. *TIP- Don't go over there then they will charge for the service!!!

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SOURCE: The radio code come on And I don't no the code.

i own a 2002 from canada and i found mine by my drivers side fuse panel in the side kick
it is a smalll rectangular white stcker with 2 sets of #'s
the first being 10 #s with the first and fourth being letters
ex C01F123456

the second set is 5 digits
32462

this was the code for my radio

it took a flashlight and some squeezing into places to find but its on your vehicle somewhere
i was ready to pull the dash to get the code and go to the dealership , im glad i did some investigating first

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SOURCE: the radio does not work after battery replacement

Yes there is a code that is required to unlock the radio. The code would be on a small card that came with the vehicle. Look long and hard for the code, as it may be written somewhere in the owner's manual. Contact the original dealer who sold the car as they may have the code stored in their computer system. If that fails go to the Nissan website and see if they provide the code for free, as I know Honda does. If that fails you will have to remove the radio and copy the serial #. With that # any Nissan dealer can tell you the code.

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