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VW Golf City 2008 - radio in safe moe - entered correct code (0841) but evidently did not hit the correct button after that (pressed the as I saw in one of these forumsf)

Entering radio unlock code

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I've had this happen twice when the battery died. It goes into the SAFE 2 mode if you try entering it and don't do it right and then you have to leave the radio on for 1 1/2 hours to have it come on to 1000 and then set it with each number one at a time and then hold down right reset until he beeps on. So, if you are discouraged as I was, the answer is to leave it on with the SAFE showing for over an hour and it probably will come on with the 1000 for setting eventually.

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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SOURCE: re setting the radio on my VW Golf

heres what u do , switch radio on , safe appears in radio display , followed by 1000 approximately 3 seconds later , input the security code found on the radio card using the station preset buttons on the radio , Button 1 corresponds to the first number in the security code , 2 is the second and so on . press the applicable button repeatedly until the desired number appears in the display , ( press button 1 three times if the first number is 3 ), when the entire code has been input and appears on the display , press the right side of the seek button for longer than 2 seconds until an audible signal is heard , ,,, if you do not get this procedure correct , in 2 attempts , the radio will lock up for 1 hour before you can try again .. if this happens , leave the radio on for minimum 1 hour without touching it , after that time you may try again ..

J5

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Hi, problem with 2007 VW Citi Golf radio security code.

The radio is in Lock-Out mode. You only get two attempts to enter the code, then it enters Lock-Out mode.
Put the key in ignition and turn on the radio for an hour (maybe a bit more). The radio should reset itself after about an hour and then you can re enter the code.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: 97 VW Golf radio flashes safe

you have to leave radio and ignition on for 1hr till no.1000 appears,then enter code

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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SOURCE: my vw radio is in safe mode

you will have to leave radio turned on with the ignition on for a hour or so at least.best thing is lock the car with your spare key on leave on the ignition while its on your drive.....eventually it will display code again.

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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