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1999 Volvo Radio Code problem

Hi. The battery had died on my Volvo and, of course, the radio would not work afterwards. A Volvo dealership could not get the radio serial number off the radio as it was a reconditioned unit and the number had been crossed out [for what reason I don't know]. However they took the VIN number and got a code number for me. I waited the necessary 2 hours for the CODE to come back on the radio [it had been reading OFF], punched in the 4 digits - did not work, punched them in 2x again and the radio says OFF once again. Any ideas or suggestions as to how I can obtain the correct CODE to use the radio again?????? I bought the car used and did not know, nor did the dealer, that it was a reconditioned radio with the necessary information on the radio whited out. I'm not sure what to do now. Thanks:)

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  • Volvo100 Oct 13, 2008

    I have a similar problem with a 1993 240DL. The battery was disconnected, and then reconnected, I know the Code as an original owner, but the electronic display did not accept any input from the button controls.

    What's this about 2 hours, I only reconnected the battery after 2 minutes. Do I have to disconnect for 2 hours

  • justin198 Oct 21, 2008

    same problem i have the code but the buttons wont respond

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    Palmbeach May 11, 2010

    what is the model number?


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Try no-s 6666

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