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Well after replacing battery in 2000 daewoo leganza vin klava6922yb266413. My radio wants the four digit security code entered. Where do I need to go to get it?

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  • rbosch9966 Nov 04, 2008

    Yes you were correct, stock radio and dealership did provide code

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What kind of radio is it

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

  • Dave DeGain
    Dave DeGain Nov 03, 2008

    If it is a factory radio (came with the car when car was first sold/new) you need to go to a dealership and they can give you a code after seeing the serial number and/or VIN number.

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