Question about 1992 Volvo 940
It appears that my volvo's radio is asking for some sort of code because the battery died and system was reset. I bought this car used with no manual...
The radio code is an anti-theft precauction, we do not have access to them, there is a web site that will sell the info to you, radiocode.com, the dealer can also provide this info.
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Dealers have your radio code in a database, and can look it up. Many will give you the code over the phone if you've lost your card. You can call any Volvo dealer: they all have the same computer system to look up your Volvo radio code.
Sometimes the code is written on the radio itself. But you have to pull the radio out (not hard) to see it.
Other dealers will have you drive to their lot and speak to them in person. Because the dealer will need to read off the radio's serial number to cross-reference it with the unique code, bring your radio, and your Volvo. Some reportedly charge US$10-$100 for this. Hmmmmm. I suppose dealers can choose to charge for this, and we can choose to not go back, right?
If you don't have the code, call the dealer to ask what they need from you. Don't pay the dealer any money for the code! If they want money, hang up and call another.
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