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Radio error message

Greetings, I am in the process of buying a used 2005 Honda CR-V. The radio has an ERROR E message. The dealer claims not to know what it means. Can someone tell me what it is? I want to check on if this dealer is not giving me the truth.

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  • Kathyjul Jan 06, 2009

    My battery died and the error code came up on the radio ... if you try to enter the wrong code 5 times (and I did through frustration), it freezes and gives an errE code. Is this fixable without taking the car back to the dealership? I have a 2003 cr-v


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There should be a card that comes with the manual .. hopefully , it has the code on it. its usually something simple.
your dealer should know what that means and how to solve it if they are a honda dealer. you may want to call honda corporate and get the code number , contact a local dealer if your not buying your car from one and ask how to get the code for your cars VIN number.

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Does the radio work ok? also make sure the dealer supplies you with the anti-theft code in case the battery ever goes dead you will need it to re-activate the radio. Make them fix it, radio's are very expensive to repair these days, $100's in most cases

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If it has a CD player it means it is jammmed have the dealer correct the issue first and make sure you have the radio code for future battery changes or battery disconnects its available only with the dealer and proof of ownership

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