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Radios locked i have a 2000 grand prix and the battery dided i jumped it and now my radio is locked can someone help

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Radio lock out codes are security related, and each code is unique to the car and the radio in that car, and that unique code was supplied with the original paper work when the car was delivered to the original owner to discourage theft, so they are not published on the internet, if they were what would be the point?? any thief could get the code after stealing your radio. Contact the dealer for instructions and what info u need to get your cars unique radio code. The dealer will require the serial number off the radio and proof of ownership of the car it came from.

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Let me see if I can re-state this. I may be able to help. Your battery died and you started the car with a jump from another car or battery charger, and now the radio is "locked". Have you every "locked" the radio before? Does the radio come on?, If you can answer these couple of questions for me we might be able to get you an answer. Thanks, Bill

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