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2004 ford exploder radio lock 10

Recently, a couple fo guys disconnected the battery in attempt to resolve a brake light issue we were having with our 2004 ford explorer. after reconnecting the battery, our radio was locked. we are currently serving in iraq and the users manual is entirely in arabic. the truck has been passed between many users and noone knows the code or the procedure to unlock the radio. can you help us please?

SPC Allyson Layport

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    Allyson Layport Dec 25, 2008

    the s/n for the radio is M016916. if u could also help me with the unlocking procedure, that would be great. thanks a mil!

  • john972 Jan 17, 2009

    I have had the same problem as the other spc that posted the problem before but I have no idea where to look for the serial number or how to get the code to pop up on the screen. If you could help it would be much appreicated.

  • Taji Iraq Feb 11, 2009

    What if you just get the lock 10 and no CODE?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    My battery was disconnected after having sum work done

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    My battery was disconnected and now my radio displays locked 3



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I need the serial number then i can give you the code

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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    Sy Wright Dec 25, 2008

    Hi heres yr code 1786 hope this helps.And listed below is how to enter it.

    Switch the radio on and the word CODE should appear in the display

    Repeatedly press button 1 until the correct first digit of the code is displayed.

    Repeatedly press button 2 until the correct second digit of the code is displayed.

    Repeatedly press button 3 until the correct third digit of the code is displayed.

    Repeatedly press button 4 until the correct fourth digit of the code is displayed.

    Once the code has been correctly selected on the radio's display, press button 5 to enter.

  • Sy Wright
    Sy Wright Jan 06, 2009

    just wanted to know if it worked



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