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The radio in our 2008 mitsubishi 380 series three, has shut down after the incorrect code was entered three times, we now have the acyual code but there is absolutely no radio screen at all, all fuses ok, we have been advised that the radio has gone into shut down mode. We have been given the process of leaving key in the Acc Off position for an hour which is suppose to reset the radio, however this is definitely not working. Can you help

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You did it to many times notify dealer may have to have dealer reset security lock out

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call 1888mitsu2001, choose option #4, then hit * (star). give the operator the last 8 numbers in your vin and they will provide the radio code for FREE!

DO NOT PAY FOR THE CODE ONLINE OR GO TO THE DEALER (they will also charge you).

- you will also need to provide the serial and part number of your radio (takes about 5 minutes to take apart an eclipse dash...1 screw in the bottom of the HVAC panel) if you call the 1888mitsu2001 it will provide basic instructions on how to accomplish this.

- if your radio says "off" (meaning you entered the wrong code too many times) you need to put your key in the ignition and turn it to ACC mode for approx. 45min - 1hr and then your radio will say "code" at which point you can enter the code to unlock the radio.

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I have a similar problem. Every 4 weeks or so the car refuses to start. Again battery is not a problem but if we use cables to jump start from another car it starts fine.
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Procedure:
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