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Radio code I just had my battery changed in my 2004 Honda Accord, and now I cannot put the code back in. I tried a few times, but now it just says Error on the digital display. How do I reset the radio so that I can put the code in?

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  • mele54 Mar 18, 2009

    what is the code for a 2004 Honda Accord radio? The battery died 2 days ago, replaced battery and now need the code to get the radio/cd player working.

    Please help.




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I think if you remove the radio fuse for a few seconds it will start the code required sequence over. This next part from Honda owner's manual for 2002: "When the radio shows "code" then enter the five digit code using the radio preset buttons. If you make a mistake, do not start over--complete the five digit sequence, then enter the correct code next try. You have ten tries to enter the correct code. If you are unsuccessful in ten attempts, you must then leave the system on for one hour before trying again."

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If you have tried a few times before NOT entering the right code or making error when entering code. This radio will lock you out, here is what you do disconnect battery cable for 60 seconds (positive cable) or disconnect radio fuse. Then re-enter code make sure that you are pressing firmly on number and make sure that you enter correctly.(POWER ON RADIO SHOULD BE IN ON POSITION WHEN DOING THIS) If this doesn't work then you will need to go to HOnda and fora fee they will be able to get code. Good Luck and thanks for using FIX YA.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009


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SOURCE: i have a 2004 honda

there has been some problems with displays on some accord radios honda actually had a tsb on this i would call a dealer and see if your car falls in the vin range if so they might fix it for free they put a warranty extension on the applicable vehicles if yours is not covered you will have to replace the unit

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Honda radio says ERROR E

You only get like 10 tries this means you made to many attempts trying to put the wrong code in. Disconnect the battery cable and then try putting the code in the radio again.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: anti theft light blinking on stock radio in 92 honda accord

My friend 1992 honda accord ex had the same problem ...
I took of the stereo and gave him a serial number of the stereo he called dealer and he recieved the code in short period and it is worked out.
good luck.

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Honda Accord EX V6 2 Door - Radio Error Code on Display

No-one is ever particularly happy to here this, but this is the way it is; we do have to keep in mind that the original idea of codes on radios was to prevent people who steal them from being able to use them.

So, if an audio unit with theft protection is disconnected from electrical power, you must enter a unique code number into the unit or it will not work. This code and the audio unit’s serial number are listed on the anti-theft ID card that comes with the vehicle. If this card is lost, you must obtain the audio unit serial number in order to get the radio code (some people say that they have found the code on a sticker inside the glove compartment, but I wouldn’t count on that). Some newer vehicles allow you to retrieve the audio unit serial number electronically from the radio. Refer to your owner’s manual for the specific procedure (the following usually will work: Turn the radio off. Push the preset 1, preset 6, and power buttons at the same time, then quickly release. The serial number will come up in two sets of numbers.)
Some older vehicles (model year 2003 and older) require a visit to the dealer in order to retrieve the audio unit serial number (or you can remove the unit and get the serial number from the back of the radio). Once you have the audio unit serial number, you can call Auto Customer Service at (800) 999-1009 or have the dealer look up the radio code.

Here is the URL for the Honda Owner page. If you register (no charge) you are able to get radio codes using the VIN number of your car, the serial number of your radio, and the
Phone Number and Zip Code that you give them when you register.

Hope this helps you with the process.

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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SOURCE: My 2006 Honda Pilot had battery disconnected. The

you have enterd the wrong coad too many times now and the radio has "locked you out!" go to honda they can fix it if you can prove its your car,,,not easy with honda

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