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I purchased a Montero Sport JA4LS3IH8XP011871 from a Government auction. When I got the car battery was dead. I got a new battery started the car turned on the radio with no problems. Did'nt use the car for about three weeks, then I had to jump the battery to start the car. This time the radio did'nt come on, instead, it's requesting a code. Can you give me the code for this particular car, or tell me how I can get the code.

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My best solution is to go to a dealer. Unless you can track down the previous owner if they put the code on there. The dealer is going to cost a little, otherwise you can just try a few simple ones, if it is still a factory one it is probably a simple code like"0000" or "1234". Good luck. I would definately go to a dealer or depending on how much the dealer costs and how good that factory radio is, just buy an aftermarket one, it is probably more expensive but it might be a better choice in the long run. I hope I could help.
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