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Radio lock code

I have a 01 cavalier and i was working on it the other day and had to disconnect the battery not realizing it was equipped with a radio safety lock. i bought the car off a second owner and dont have the original manual that the code is in. i have no idea how to find it or activate it without having to pay a service charge. if you can help please let me know. my life revolves around music and its killing me not having it when i drive

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You'll have to call a dealer for the code.

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Radio won't work. reset battery and it works until you shut the car off, then won't come back on.


May be it needs complete reprogramming.

To reprogram the radio there is 4 digit code. That code has to be inserted, once these code is inserted, your car radio will get into its actual setting where you can set/select your radio setting.


Many a time's radio asks for the code after car battery is disconnected.

On some cases to retrieve the code its mentioned in manual or else car dealer is other option to get car radio code.


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To reprogram the radio there is 4 digit code. That code has to be inserted, once these code is inserted, your car radio will get into its actual setting where you can set/select your radio setting.


Many a time's radio asks for the code after car battery is disconnected.

On some cases to retrieve the code its mentioned in manual or else car dealer is other option to get car radio code.


For more help on car radio problems, I suggest you to go through these troubleshooting links, these will help you: -----

Click the link below: ---

-----

Cigarette lighter, Remote central locking, and Radio stopped working

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/cigarette-lighter-remote-central.html

-------

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/vw-passat-radio-off-safe-mode-vw-radio.html

-------------

How to wire new Radio on 1990 Toyota Celica?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-wire-new-radio-on-1990-toyota.html

--------------

Radio Stereo Wiring Diagram for 1991 Chevy 1500?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/radio-stereo-wiring-diagram-for-1991.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/where-is-radio-fuse-located-on-2007.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/how-to-remove-cd-player-from-dash-on.html

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My avn520 car stereo is locked


If its locked then to unlock it the radio system needs to be reprogrammed.

To reprogram the radio there is 4 digit code. That code has to be inserted, once these code is inserted, your car radio will get into its actual setting where you can set/select your radio setting.


Many a time's radio asks for the code after car battery is disconnected.

On some cases to retrieve the code its mentioned in manual or else car dealer is other option to get car radio code.


For more help on car radio problems, I suggest you to go through these troubleshooting links, these will help you: -----

Click the link below: ---

-----
Cigarette lighter, Remote central locking, and Radio stopped working http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/cigarette-lighter-remote-central.html

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http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-reset-radio-code-after-car.html

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Can car radio code block Passkey anti theft system ?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/can-car-radio-code-block-passkey-anti.html


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After Market Stereo wiring for 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/after-market-stereo-wiring-for-1999.html

---------
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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/01/chevy-car-radio-doesnt-allow-to-switch.html

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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-power-to-radio-on-2005-toyota-scion.html

---------
Lexus rx330 Radio has power but no sound?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/lexus-rx330-radio-has-power-but-no.html

-------
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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/radio-goes-on-and-off-while-driving.html

------
Lincoln Town Car Radio stereo wiring?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/lincoln-town-car-radio-stereo-wiring.html

------
Radio wiring diagram for 1997 Lincoln Town Car?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/radio-wiring-diagram-for-1997-lincoln.html

----
How to remove cd player from dash on 2003 Lincoln Aviator

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/01/how-to-remove-cd-player-from-dash-on.html

----------

These details will help you thanks.

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Hi, I need to replace the battery. Let's start with removing it.


Hi .
If you have a BMW factory code for your audio/radio equipment get it, if you don't have a code and have a coded radio/audio system it's not that easy !
*First rule is disconnect the NEG terminal first always.(it's the smaller of the two terminals (-) .
Some radio savers will allow you to connect a slave battery sourse to the car to mentain the 12v supply in order to save audio equip codes.
Most if not all suppliers of battery's will fit the replacement battery FOC , but you will need the code's in most cases ,,, (a slave 12v supply will not erase radio codes)
If you don't have coded factory fitted audio equip , Happy days. refer to (*)

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My chevy 2002 cavalier battery died so i replace it but now the radio is lock and non of the odometer is working


If you have the owners manual the code may be printed somewhere. Look under radio for guidance. Otherwise talk to a Chev dealer to learn how to get the code.

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What is a radio reactivation system in a 2002


normally a four digit code if you have the original books ith car and the same radio fitted should be a code in the book to reactivate radio after you reconnect you battery small radio book with owners manual

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Battery change locked of radio?


You have to get an code,if this is an stock radio,call the dealership with your vin number,they will give you the code.

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I am looking for a diagram or picture as to how to get to the speakers to replace them on a 97 villager??


Section 15-03: Speakers 1997 Villager Workshop Manual DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Radio Speakers All vehicle sound systems are equipped with radio speakers (18808) located at all four corners of the vehicle. The radio speakers are mounted in the RH front door (20124) and LH front door (20125), as well as behind the quarter trim panels (31012) in the rear of the vehicle. The Ford Super Sound Audio System has the addition of a subwoofer mounted in the RH quarter trim panel.
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Radio Speakers, Front Door Removal
  1. Remove the front door trim panel (23942). Refer to Section 01-05 .
Trim Panel(s), Door Front
Removal
  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable (14301) if equipped with power locks or power windows.
  2. svv~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Use care when removing the front door inside handle escutcheon (22620). Failure to do so can result in damage to the component.
    Carefully pry off the front door inside handle escutcheon by inserting a standard 1/4 inch screwdriver between the top rear portion of the front door inside handle escutcheon and the front door trim panel (23942).
  3. Remove the three cover caps and front door trim panel screws.
  1. Remove the one front door trim panel capped screw from the door pull handle.
  2. If equipped with power windows, remove the door pull handle. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  3. Slide a flat-bladed tool behind each of the retainers and twist the tool to disengage the front door trim panel from the front door (20124).
  4. Remove the front door trim panel.

Door Electrical Connections
Removal and Installation
Refer to Section 01-11 for Power Window, Section 01-09 for Power Mirror, or Section 01-14B for Power Locks. Watershield
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  1. Remove the Front Door Trim Panel . Refer to the removal procedure in this section.
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