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I locked up the radio when I replaced the battery. Didn't realize it had anti-theft on it. (Have only had it about a year & didn't have the code from the person I bought it from) The dealers are telling me that they have take out the radio to get the serial number off the back of it in order to reset it. Is there any way this can be done without taking out the radio?

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  • sharhost Feb 20, 2009

    The # is 51703. The radio says HELP on the display as it only gives you 9 tries & locks up on th 10th try. Thanks!

  • sharhost Feb 20, 2009

    How do I get if off of the HELP screen in order to enter this code? The book tells me how to enter the code before you get to this HELP, but not after. It says to contact says I have to bring it in.

  • sharhost Feb 20, 2009

    Thanks Ed..sent email to you!

  • sharhost Feb 20, 2009

    Thanks SOOOO MUCH Ed!!!! I asked my husband to time me while I tried this & he didn't, but couldn't believe I got it done so fast!!! I also can't believe they charge people $80+ to fix it at a garage!!!

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    Send you e-mail address to me.;

    Note the underscores.

    I will send you the instructions.

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    Please advise if you need more info.

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    The unlock code is as follows:

    0 5 4 7 8 7

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    The "dealers" are incorrect.

    Look at the front of the radio, and give me the 5 or 6 digit number.



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The instructions has been sent to the address you provided. Please follow them and advise me how it works out. After you finish step 8, the radio will turn on.

Thanks for choosing FixYa for a solution to your problem.

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  • Toyota Ed Feb 20, 2009

    You are very welcome. That is what FixYa is all about...

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