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Cd/stereo not working

I disconnected the battery from a car I bought used and now the cd player display says "sec" and won't work. The player has ESIV and ECLIPSE on the front. Don,t know the model. How do I reset it?

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Re: cd/stereo not working

Hi, The "sec" could probably stand for security lock. It is a feature to discourage car stereo theft but is prooving to be more of an owner's problem when battery dies or are replaced or simply when disconnected for maintenance or whatever. The sad part is you have to get in touch with the original dealer of the car who would probably ask you for registration papers, proof of ownership (deed of sale), VIN, make/model/serial number of the stereo and/or other documents. I know its a bit of inconvenience but there is not other way since they have to check a database and fill in so many data themselves. I just hope the dealer is friendly enough. Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Aug 06, 2007

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