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Have radio code but no instructions!

I have an S reg escort estate1.8 16V.I have been given 4 digit code but on entering nothing happens,when pushing number5 button it says I have to wait approx30mins,on doing this and re-inputting number still nothing happens!I guess there is something else I should to when inputting numbers,but,without manual am at a loss.Anyone out there can help me?Very quiet on a long journey!

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If you have a lok at this site al should become clear. as long as you have the correct code it should work fine. good luck.

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When you enter a code do you have to push any other buttons before entering the code?


if I remember rightly you take the first button and press it the number of times in the code (code example 6152)
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there is a site that explains how to enter codes
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I have a 2001 Audi A4. When I bought the car from the dealer used, my radio was in safe mode. The battery died while they were detailing the car. The radio is on and the words "SAFE" are on the screen. I...


IMPORTANT NOTE: You must have the security anti-theft code for yours Audi radio from the car manufacturer! The sequence of programming is:
1. Push simultaneous "SCAN" and "RDS" keys until on the screen will appear "1000" displayed.
2. Release keys. No more push on "SCAN" and "RDS" keys because otherwise number "1000" will be considered as first safe code attempt.
3. By the #1 key you will set up the first safe code digit.
4. By the #2 key you will set up the second safe code digit.
5. By the #3 key you will set up the third safe code digit.
6. By the #4 key you will set up the four-th safe code digit.
7. Then push again simultaneous "SCAN" and "RDS" keys for confirm this safe code. On the screen will be displayed "SAFE" notice. Release keys! For few seconds a radio frequence will be displayed. The radio is now ready for use!

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IMPORTANT NOTE: You must have the security anti-theft code for yours Audi Concert radio from the car manufacturer! For Audi Concert the sequence of programming is:
1. Push simultaneous "SCAN" and "RDS" keys until on the screen will appear "1000" displayed.
2. Release keys. No more push on "SCAN" and "RDS" keys because otherwise number "1000" will be considered as first safe code attempt.
3. By the #1 key you will set up the first safe code digit.
4. By the #2 key you will set up the second safe code digit.
5. By the #3 key you will set up the third safe code digit.
6. By the #4 key you will set up the four-th safe code digit.
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I`ve entered the code i was given for my philips bmw business rds PH7850V1303828 (code given was 8396) but nothing happens! am i missing something?


8396 is the correct code for that Serial Number.

Here are the Code Entry Instructions

Philips DC785/24E BMW Code Entry 

After switching on the unit the display will show ' CODE - - - - '.

Press preset [ 1 ] repeatedly for the first digit
Press preset [ 2 ] repeatedly for the second digit 
Press preset [ 3 ] repeatedly for the third digit
Press preset [ 4 ] repeatedly for the fourth digit 

Followed by pressing the ' > ' rocker key.

The set will now operate. 

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Charged battery on car and keyed in radio code but then what do you do as nothing happened. The car is a P reg. ford escort estate


The FORD code entry instructions are 

Ford Code Entry Instructions

Once the unit has been turned on the display will show ' CODE - - - -'

Press preset [ 1 ] repeatedly for the first digit
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Press preset [ 3 ] repeatedly for the third digit
Press preset [ 4 ] repeatedly for the third digit
 
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The set should now operate
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quoting this Serial Number and your code will be calculated for you.

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http://www.fitaudio.com/videos/din_keys_guide/video_din_size.html

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1: Push radio preset#1 until first digit of your code appears.
2: Push radio preset#2 until second digit of your code appears.
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If your radio says OFF it means you entered the wrong radio code three times. To get it to say CODE again do the following.

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Okay here are your radio options. Audi will charge about $125 to extract the code from the radio but you may try this first
1. Look in the owners manual. If the car has the original packet with the owners manual and other pamphlets, it is likely that the dealer wrote the code down and put it in there in the glove box.
2. Audi puts the 4 digit radio code on a sticker in the spare tire compartment in the truck. It is a four digit code that will begin with 1 or 0.
3. Audi will use the code 1111 as a default code on rebuilt or replaced radios. try that first.
4. still no luck.... go to the dealer and pay the $125 and have them extract it.

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If you don't have the radios security code, you can try entering 1111 as some replacement radios were coded with this security code. Your local Audi Dealer may be able to provide the correct security code for your vehicle, if you provide them with your vehicles Identification Number (VIN). This VIN is typically located on the drivers door pillar.

The radio should have a serial number on the unit which also can be given to the Audi dealer and checked in their data base of radio security codes. The serial number will start with AUZ, one radio serial number for example is AUZ1Z9A1965412.

To enter the code on the Wiesbaden Radio: Turn on the radio, SAFE should be displayed.
Push and hold the AM/FM button, then while holding the AM button down, push and hold down the SCAN button. Release the AM/FM and SCAN buttons, and the display should show 1000. Now enter the correct code using the radio pre-set station buttons (1-4). Button 1 changes the first digit in the code "1"000, Button 2 changes the second digit in the code 1"0"00, button 3 changes the third digit, button 4 changes the last digit in the code. In most cases the first digit is a 1 and won't need to be changed. You push each pre-set station button multiple times to step through the digits (1-9) to get the correct code displayed.

Code 1246 would entered by pushing button "2" two times, pushing button 3 four times, and pushing button 4, six times.

After entering the correct security code, push and hold down the AM/FM button, then while holding down the AM/FM button, push and hold down the SCAN button. The display will then show SAFE, release the two buttons, and now the radio should play correctly.

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