I want audio into my car radio. The radio went after i had removed the battery. i got another code from honda 2002 but it was recording error. please can you guide me on the method needed to get it work again. Reply to this mail address firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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When you disconnect the car battery you
will disable your car radio, (this is an anti-theft device).The unlock
code is in your Owners manual. If you do not have this code you need to
go to your Honda dealer service centre to get them to unlock your radio,
Hello you will need to visit the dealer to retrieve the unlock code for this problem your having removal of the battery has cause this to lock.Dealer usually charges $15-$20.00 for the unlock code this is the best solution.
If the code is not written on the radio casing or inside the glove compartment, in/under the ashtray, behind the sun visor (or similar “hidden” place inside your car ) then the majority of HONDA codes may be available here
You will require the car VIN number and Radio serial Number
If they cannot provide your code then you will have to try your HONDA Main Dealer .....or a Decode Service who will plug in a laptop to read/recode the memory chip (EEPROM) =
Your battery must have gone dead or you replaced it. Your car’s audio system will disable itself if it is disconnected from electrical power for any reason. To make it work again, you must enter a specific five-digit code in the Preset buttons. Because there are hundreds of number combinations possible from five digits, making the system work without knowing the exact code is nearly impossible. You should have received a card with your manual(if you have one) that lists your audio system’s code number and serial number. If you don't have the card, you can get the code number from your Honda dealer, but to do this, you will need the system’s serial number, or maybe the accord's vin number. If your car’s battery is disconnected or goes dead, or the radio fuse is removed, the audio system will disable itself. If this happens, you will see ‘‘Code’’ in the frequency display the next time you turn on the system. Use the Preset buttons to enter the five-digit code. If it is entered correctly, the radio will start playing. Hope this is helpful.
What you have is the SERIAL NUMBER. Your almost there!!! The hard part is over! Go to the bottom below for the website option or phone number option you need to get the unlock code!!!
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FREE and EASY methods to get your Honda radio UNLOCK CODE. (Dealerships usually charge)
Assuming you don't have the Anti-Theft Code and Serial Number that is
found on the credit card sized Anti-Theft Radio Identification Card
that comes with the vehicle at the time of purchase and is usually
found in the glove compartment....
You have FREE options to retrieve that code by phone or on the internet
BUT, the RADIO SERIAL NUMBER is REQUIRED (no matter what). (see bottom
about removing ERROR E3)
***IF your Honda was made BEFORE 2001 the serial number MAY not be accessible without removing the radio from the vehicle.***
* TO GET THE SERIAL NUMBER (so that you can get the unlock code)
1. Get something to write with and on (you'll need it to write down the serial number)
2. Put the ingnition key in and turn it until your able to turn your radio on (accessories position).
3. Then turn your radio OFF by it's knob/button (but leave the ingition key in place).
4. Hold down the preset buttons 1 and 6 at the same time.
5. Turn the radio on while pressing down both the 1 and 6
buttons.(***IF your Honda doesn't have preset buttons on the radio then
hold down the top part of the 'Seek/Skip' button AND the top part of
the 'Change Disk' button instead.*** )
6. Write down the 4 numbers you see first and then 4 more that
display. These eight numbers are the SERIAL NUMBER. This is NOT your
7. Make sure your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is handy to
get the unlock code. (can be found on your insurance card, driver's
side door jam, small plate on dashboard by registration and inspection
* TO GET THE UNLOCK CODE (using the radio Serial Number and VIN)
1. Go to https://radio-navicode.honda.com/ (YES, it's run BY HONDA and IT'S FREE)
2. Follow on screen instructions (Serial Number and VIN required)
3. Type in the 5 digit code into your radio. This will unlock the radio and return it to a functional state.
1. Call American Honda Customer Relations (800) 999-1009
2. When the automated message starts 'Press 3' for 'Radio and Navigation Codes'.
3. Tell the Customer Service Agent you need your radio code. (They
will ask for your name, your radio's serial number, VIN, etc)
4. When they give you your radio unlock code--WRITE IT DOWN and KEEP IT SAFE!
5. Type in the 5 digit code into your radio. This will unlock the radio and return it to a functional state.
* REMOVING ERROR E3
****If you entered too many wrong codes and got an ERROR E3 message
displaying you'll need to do an additional step for even the correct
unlock code to work.****
Disconnect your negative battery terminal (or pull the radio fuse out
if that's easier for you) for 30 seconds then reconnect it and then the
radio will say "CODE" again and you can put in your correct unlock code.
So what happened to begin with?
See also: http://automobiles.honda.com/information/frequently-asked-questions.aspx?Question=2
If the power from your battery to the Honda radio is interrupted the
Anti-Theft feature kicks in, the radio is rendered inoperable and the
screen reads 'CODE'. You must enter in the Anti-Theft Radio Unlock Code
(usually 5 digits) to make it operational again. You know that much by
the radio station buttons numbered 1 2 3 4 5 6. enter the 5 digit radio code there. if it locks up or goes to error you must remove the negative (-) battery cable to reset the radio and try again. it will let you try 3 times.
This happened to me. It usually happens when the mechanic takes out your battery. It resets the radio, I think it might have something to do with the anti-theft system.
I wouldn't take the car to the dealer to get the radio code, but to a local auto repair shop. When I took my car to the dealer to have them remove the radio to get the "four digit code" they wanted to charge me $100. So, I went to a local shop, and they removed the radio, punched in the code, FREE of charge.