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Car Stereo I need some one to tell me the combination of buttons that need to be pressed in order to unlock the car stereo. I have 1997 GMC Jimmy with the original Stereo in it. I have misplaced the owners manual, have been locked out of my stereo due to my alternator dying on me the other day. Thanks

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I went 2 years without the radio, But I finally went to where I bought it , they fixed it and gave my the code...Not sure if its the same, but its the same year and model........13 / 85
Hour button / Min. button
After putting those numbers...press am/fm button and hold.......It has worked for me.. if that don't work go to a dealer , they did it free for me.

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If you go HERE you can get a new manual. other than getting a manual I don't know what more you could do. I'd try and see if anyone you know has one first.

Hope that helped,
AngellXP

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I`M REPLACING THE ORIGINAL RADIO ON A 1996 GMC JIMMY, I NEED TO KNOW WICH WIRES ARE WICH, (ALL THE POWER ONES) OLD RADIO NOT AVAILABLE


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