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Lock code for radio cassette

In my e36 ..there is lock code for the radio cassette ..i entered it wrong many times .then it shows (- - - -) in the LED window so it locked and i can't enter the code again ...so what can i do ???..please help

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  • t2hockey Jun 25, 2008

    but they are 4 digit code but i fix it by set the car's ignition at "key position 2" for 1 hour ..and it open again and i wrote the right code..many thanks charlie

  • tesuy Aug 13, 2008

    i have a bmw 318i year of 1994, that my mother give it to me but she forgot the digit code for the radio, my question is what do i hafe to do to listen to music please please

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    I just bought an 1995 BMW and lady that I bought it from did not tell me the unlock code on the cassete player. What do I do?

  • t2hockey Mar 03, 2009

    To get the radio code contact the BMW dealer ..he will copy the serial of the radio and will get the code from the data base
    titoo


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After failing to enter the correct code in 3 successive tries, you must leave the key in the "ignition on" position with the radio on. This will allow you 3 more tries to reset the 5 digit code.
If you enter an erroneous digit, you must complete the 5 digit code, even though it is wrong. You have 2 more attempts to enter the correct code.
Charlie

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  • Charlie Jun 25, 2008

    If you are in Europe, the code is only 4 digits. If you are in North America, entering a 4 digit code may prevent you from accessing all the radio stations. Sometimes, North American cars default back to European standards when power is lost. BMW issued Technical Service Bulletin 65 17 98 regarding this issue.
    Charlie


  • Charlie Mar 04, 2009

    Mstecco,
    Look in your owners manual (there is a separate one for the radio) for step by step directions to enter the code to reactivate your radio.
    Charlie
    PS I always write the code down for car owners on the inside cover of the radio instruction book. Some shops will also write it down on the case of the radio, where it can only be seen with the radio removed.


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I have a 98 BMW I bought and the battery went dead. How do I enter the code to bring the radio on. I need some who can tell me step by step. When I code button the code button flashes Code_ _ _ _. What do I need to do to enter the code.

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