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Http://www.carstereohelp.com/stereoremovalMitMirage.htmthis site will help with repair of cd/radio and shows how to get radio out.when radio is removed get serial no. off the top of radio call or got to mitzi dealer and give them serial no. they should give you the unlock code.refer to car manual for input of code if you have a cd player press "cd" on deck and use the preset buttons 1-4 to enter code
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
Should be in the owners manual. If it's not, grab the serial number off the radio and call a dealer. Shouldn't cost you a cent.
If you rather avoid the hassle of calling the dealer, there is a site I know of that will give it to you for a fee of $12.
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
Only the dealer can give this onfo to you, it is a anti-theft code and therefore secure info, you will also need to go down to the dealer (to prove you are the owner) to get it with the radio info (serial # & model #) you have already, you will also need your VIN number and they will look it up on the Mitsubishi on line vehicle information service at the dealer.
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
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If you see the radio of your Mitsubishi speaking "OFF" or "CODE" while you turn it on you have to unlock its anti-theft feature. If it is the case then turn the key to ACC for about 5 minutes with the radio on, as well as displaying "OFF". After passing 5 minutes the radio will automatically turn itself off. Now you have to turn the key off and after that back on again. The radio ought to now display "CODE".
But if it isn't the case you the require detaching the battery for 5 minutes, and then go over the 5 minutes radio on displaying "OFF" with key in ACC until the radio automatically turns itself off as it is supposed to do. Now if it says "CODE" move to step 2. Keep in mind that the radio has to show "CODE" to enter unlock code.
It usually happens that several people have radio code but could not find them.
Earlier than moving toward step 3 you first have to observe your car owner's manual, and glove box as well.
Often a car is sold along with a small business card having the unlock code on it. It may be in the owner's manual slip cover, or otherwise between the pages, or in the glove box. You can easily find it in these locations if not tat it must be there in your car's paper work, finding it on your own will probably save a lot of time.
The radio code is usually a 4 digit number such as 1304, 0897, etc. and it is individual to the radio's serial number, not the car's VIN number. So the VIN will not helpful in this way. The next step will let you enable to find the radio's serial number.
In most cases the radio's serial number is found on the left side of the case that is inside the dashboard. It is then required to remove the front that is around the radio cautiously to disclose it.
In the majority of vehicle models you can simply make use of a small dental style mirror to watch the code exclusive of fully taking the radio out. But if are unable to see it you have to bring it out. Avoid cutting off anything and just pull it out enough to watch the numbers.
Usually the model number begins with MNxxxxx, which is not the number you require. This serial will be an 8 digit number, having no letters at all. Mostly it will be similar to the model number.
After acquiring your serial number you can then call Mitsubishi Motors of North America at 1-888-648-7820, M-F 7am - 4pm Pacific time. In return they will provide you with your unlock code for free.
DO NOT PAY ANYONE FOR THIS CODE IT IS A FREE SERVICE!!!
Once you got your unlock code you can use it by following some specific steps although Mitsubishi motors will also let you know about this procedure but you can easily understand it here. There are four buttons named 1,2,3,4 on your radio toggle up only ranging form the digits 0-9. In this way 1 preset button is the primary digit holder, and so on for the 4 digit code.
If you happen to go very far you have to just keep pressing the button, and it will let you get back to 0, and eventually to the right number. For instance if your unlock code contains a 0 in it you should press the button one time to get to 0. It usually begins with a dash (-) which is not taken as 0.
For example if your unlock code is 0873, in this case you will have to press preset 1 one time, preset 2 9 times, preset 3 8x, plus preset 4 4x. When you enter the correct number in the display, next press the "CD" button, and it will result in unlocking your radio. But if you did not insert the right number it will display "ERR1? sooner than going back to the "CODE" display. Try to do I in first other second attempt if you could not then things will become more complicated.
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