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Got 1998 Honda Civic - both clock and radio lose memory when ignition is turned off any ideas why this is? Power to getting to both radio and clock but memory goes.

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  • codyjohnston May 11, 2010

    Is there a short somewhere? Sounds like it. Get your clock radio out of the way and follow the wiring harness as far as you need to, also check your grounds.

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There should be a backup radio (clock) fuse (probably in your inside-the-car fuse box). Sounds like it might not be there, or it is blown. It is normally removed in order to clear trouble codes from the computer.
When you do that (remove it to clear trouble codes), the clock and the radio have to be reset, so it sounds like that fuse may be missing (the car will run without it).
Hope this helps you.

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

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    philschneide Nov 17, 2009

    Sorry, I was wrong on location. Your back up, radio fuse is fuse number 12 (7.5A) in your under hood fuse box (not you ABS box).

    You might also check Fuse 28 (15A) in your in-the-car fuse box (although I don't think the clock and or radio would run at all if that fuse was blown).

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Okay, here goes-

1. Turn Key to on position.
2. Push and hold **valet button on the stock radio.
**Valet button is skinny bar located between am/fm & cd/tape buttons on stock radio.
Door locks will cycle one time.

3. Press any button on remote one time within 20 seconds. Door locks will cycle again.
4. To program up to 4 additional remotes repeat step 3 for each additonal remote.
5. Turn key off programming is complete.

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SOURCE: how to remove the radio in a honda civic 2003

go to an auto parts store and purchase a repair manual it will clearly tell you how to remove the radio . read and understand the directions carefully if you have questions ask the partscarrier they often can assist you

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SOURCE: honda civic vtec 1995 - 1998 engine wiring diagram

Go to your local library and ask the Librarian to get you on-line to the Automotive Repair Reference Center, and then to the EBSCO database...you will find all of your wiring diagrams there.

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you will have to check your glovebox for manualy, there is also a card with the radio code, if you cant find it then the radio has to be removed to get serail # and then call the dealer; they will give you the code.

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