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I have a saturn 1997 sc2 that has the radio displaying "loc" and i know a code was never set for it. how can i unlock it or get the code

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Go to the saturn dealership and go to aservice advisor and ask they should willing to show you how to decode this/ Please rate my response thank you very much

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