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How to disconnect battery on my 2013 Ford cmax

Radio won't shut off and channels won't change and volume won't change either. Car dealership told me to disconnect the battery for 20 to 30 minutes and it might reset itself.

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SOURCE: Lost Key Code to re-set radio in 2001 Ford Expedition.

hi, yeah this is a common problem. And the dealership will charge you about £40 just to reset the radio so they can get the code (thats what they tell you anyway)

if you can take the radio out and post the serial number that is on the side, should start with the letter M****** i should be able to post you the radio code using your serial number.

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