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I purchased a used volvo with a reconditioned radio now the radio displays "input code" after changing the battery. how do i get a code for a reconditioned radio?

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I think this is located in the user manual for the radio IF there is one, otherwise you can search for one on google

Posted on Oct 27, 2012

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SOURCE: 1999 Volvo Radio Code problem

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Posted on Jul 24, 2008

SOURCE: 1999 Volvo Radio Code problem

a radio repair shop will recode it for about £15 $25

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SOURCE: 1992 Volvo radio code

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.

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SOURCE: radio code 1998 volvo v70

your going to have to call up your local volvo dealer and give them your vin number and they can look it up for you. You can try using radio-code.com but i wouldnt recomend it. Your best bet is calling your local volvo dealer and they will help you out.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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I would try removing either the two fuses for the radio or disconnecting the ground on the battery for a while. When you start the car it should rest from "OFF" to "CDE" and you will be able to enter code again

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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