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Kenwood KDC-MP7028 security code

I bought a Nissan with a Kenwood KDC-MP7028 installed in it. It broke down needed a started and they put a new battery cable in it. when I picked up the car the radio no longer worked and was looking for a security code, which I know nothing about. I emailed Kenwood looking for a solution but they require a proof of purchase for the unit which I do not have. HELP cause I really love this radio.

nak202

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  • nak202 Oct 26, 2008

    that sounds good to me. what do I need to do to get the help. I did not mention that there is no remote.

    nancy

  • guillot1 Nov 10, 2008

    i put a new battery in and now i have a code pop up and i do not know what it is how do i reset it?

  • seany2hotty Feb 03, 2009

    having the same problem if anyone can help please call me via 931-224-1490! just need to by pass security code so i can listen to some tunes please

  • skippertppac Apr 23, 2009

    i need the code to unlock my kenwood cd player kdc-mp7028

  • skippertppac Apr 23, 2009

    i need to unlock my kenwood cd player kdc-mp7028 and i dont have the remote

  • Graeme Ross
    Graeme Ross May 11, 2010

    Hi there, I can help you with resetting the code



    robotek

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tech48
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SOURCE: i have a kenwood kdc-mp7028 dont remmber the code

The procedure for clearing the code is below, but first you must understand that you must have the remote to do this procedure. Kenwood has designed these radios so that the only way to clear the code is by using the remote. I know this because I work at an authorized Kenwood service center and have done this procedure many times.

If you do not have a remote, or you can not buy or borrow one, the only other way to clear the code would be to take it to an authorized Kenwood service center and they will do it for a small fee. The shop I work at charges $25 for this, but it is up to each shop as to how much they want to charge.

Here is the procedure:

1. While “– – – –” is being displayed, press [ >>I ] key for at
least 3 seconds while pressing [AUTO] key.
This makes “– – – –” display disappear.

2. Using the remote controller, input “KCAR”.

Press remote controller [5] key 2 times (Input for “K”) and
then press [ >>I ] key.

Press remote controller [2] key 3 times (Input for “C”) and
then press [ >>I ] key.

Press remote controller [2] key once (Input for “A”) and then
press [ >>I ] key.

Press remote controller [7] key 2 times (Input for “R”) and
then press [ >>I ] key.

3. The security is released and the unit enters the STANDBY
mode.

4. If a wrong code is input, the unit goes into the Code Request
mode.

Since this is the only way and it is the correct way to clear the code, I would very much appreciate a FixYa! rating. It is the only reward we get for offering people like yourself this free information.

Let me know if you need any further help, like needing to know where you can buy a remote or whatever other questions you may have.

Dave

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

robotek
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SOURCE: Kenwoo KDC-MP7028 car unit

g'day mate... what can I do for you? :)

robotek

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

robotek
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SOURCE: kenwood security code

Hi Nancy

Oh bugger.... looks like I miss out on that kiss :( You DO need the remote to clear the code. There is no reset button on the unit to bypass this either unfortunately. What I can suggest you do is to go to a kenwood agent or car audio installer and sweet talk them into entering the reset code for you. They often have a remote or can get one of of the box to help you out. You can find a procedure on how to do it here. Sorry this is your only choice. I used to do it in the workshop on radios I was repairing, and sometimes they would have the problem after they reinstalled it, so I used to do it for people for free. You could perhaps get yourself a replacement remote to go with the unit, I suggest ordering it from the same guys that perhaps reset the code for you. It is worth having a remote. Much easier to work the unit whilst driving with the remote.. Again, sorry this isn't what you wanted to hear. Please don't down rate me for being the bearer of bad news.

regards
robotek

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

blackberries
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SOURCE: Kenwood KDC-MP438U and Nissan Pathfinder Steering wheel controls

you need an aftermarket PAC!


it will work just fine!

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: how can i connect my ipod to my kenwood

get a audio lead red and white male fittings 1 end and 3.5mm jack the other plug red an white into aux leads on player press the volume button in when the player is on standby and in the menu turn on the aux then your ipod will then work in your aux mode

Posted on May 14, 2009

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SOURCE: kenwood kdc-mp5032. cannot play car stereo. unit

Unfortunatel KENWOOD codes are not available for free from anywhere on the Internet.

Main Dealer or a Decoding Service only

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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NEED SECURITY CODE FOR KENWOOD KDC-MP7028


KENWOOD SECURITY CODE CLEAR procedure


Your radio will require one of the following procedures.

Type 1
During the code request mode, while holding the DISP key depressed, press and hold the Volume UP or DOWN key for 3 seconds (so that “…” disappears).
Then using your remote enter your code.

Type 2
Press the "Auto" button and "Track up" on face of radio at the same time. The four dash lines ( . . . . ) should "disappear".

Then using your remote enter your code.

Type 3
Model# DPX-4020 and DPX-4030
Press and hold the 1 then the 6 preset key (preset keys are the buttons on face of radio for storing you "favorite" radio stations). "C" should display.
Then using your remote, enter your code.


Enter your number from the remote control unit. Your code number is 5227 (KCAR)

* Press numeric key “5” ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key “2” ( 3 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key “2” ( 1 time ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key “7” ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key

The security is canceled and the set enters the TUNER mode!

Dec 10, 2007 | Kenwood KDC-MP7028 CD Player

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I put in the security code but i dont know how to actully enter it what do i need to do?


This was answered on http://www.fixya.com/support/t4989381-kdc_mp728_car_stereo_dont_know

To the right of the six preset buttons on the face of the unit is a small small concave reset button. Push this to reset the entire unit. You will lose all your setting and the protection code will also be reset. The factory default is not to use the security code, but I recommend setting it to something you remember because this happens often enough on Kenwoods.

Aug 10, 2010 | Kenwood KDC-MP7028 CD Player

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Hi i have a kdc-mp728 car stereo and i don't know the security code number, the sisstem is not operate, how i can turn on the radio?


To the right of the six preset buttons on the face of the unit is a small small concave reset button. Push this to reset the entire unit. You will lose all your setting and the protection code will also be reset. The factory default is not to use the security code, but I recommend setting it to something you remember because this happens often enough on Kenwoods.

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Security code lost


if you did not add a code to unit just ignore that code say and push source and unit should come on all kenwood deck say that'

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How can i connect my ipod to my kenwood kdc-mp7028???


If you dont have an MP3 or Ipod input, then the best way is to buy an FM transmitter. This device plugs into your cigarette lighter and when connected to the Ipod will transmit the signal to the stereo unit. this device is actually like a micro radio station that you have to tune in on the Kenwood. These units are available at Wal-Mart, K-Mart, or online at Ebay, and Amazon.

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Kenwood security code


Hi Nancy

Oh bugger.... looks like I miss out on that kiss :( You DO need the remote to clear the code. There is no reset button on the unit to bypass this either unfortunately. What I can suggest you do is to go to a kenwood agent or car audio installer and sweet talk them into entering the reset code for you. They often have a remote or can get one of of the box to help you out. You can find a procedure on how to do it here. Sorry this is your only choice. I used to do it in the workshop on radios I was repairing, and sometimes they would have the problem after they reinstalled it, so I used to do it for people for free. You could perhaps get yourself a replacement remote to go with the unit, I suggest ordering it from the same guys that perhaps reset the code for you. It is worth having a remote. Much easier to work the unit whilst driving with the remote.. Again, sorry this isn't what you wanted to hear. Please don't down rate me for being the bearer of bad news.

regards
robotek

Oct 26, 2008 | Kenwood KDC-MP7028 CD Player

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Can not find the code for my kenwood kdc-516s


Same problem, different rig. Bought a bronco with a Kenwood KDC 516s in it, Guy had put a new optima battery in it CODE_ _ _ _  appeared and he has no clue what the "code" is. I have no "remote" and no desire to buy a "remote" for a #$%@ car stereo. Is there any way for me to re-set the code w/out the expense of a remote or a fee from a tech?? the musically challenged, Brew
P.S. The owners manual under the "accessory" section  mentions the KDC x617/v-6017 remotes but fails to mention a remote for the 516s?? 

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