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My 2001 volvo car radio is displaying OFF on the display screen. Before now, it requested for input code but a wrong code was inputted and now it displayed OFF. how can i regain the use of my radio

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I would try removing either the two fuses for the radio or disconnecting the ground on the battery for a while. When you start the car it should rest from "OFF" to "CDE" and you will be able to enter code again

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I had the same problem with my 01 volvo s40 after it was dead for a pretty long time due to an accident. I put in the 4 digit code then the radio had to stay on for 2 hours with that code on there then at exactly 2 hours it shut on....hope that helps

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