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I have a 1990 Suzuki Vitara. When the battery was disconnected the radio stopped working cos it needs a security code. Tried all the usual avenues but no luck. Any suggestions? The car was manufactured in Australia (don't know if that helps). I got a reply to my original query, but couldn't seem to get any further on the website! How does it work?

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  • mat8 May 16, 2009

    The radio that has been replaced in the car is actually a Clarion radio CD player, so it obviously isn't the original one! There's no re-set button. I won't be on-line for the next few hours
    mat8


  • mat8 May 19, 2009

    The radio in question is actually a Clarion from a Mitsubishi Lancer which has been put in to the Suzuki accidentally. I think that the security code is linked to the original car's VIN number so it will only work in that car. Can anyone confirm this?

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Dude, its gonna be hell trying to get the code since your car isn't local... just try to get yourself a new head unit... there are alot of cheap good quality head unit on the market nowadays

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Look for a small pinhead sized reset button If you have the users manual, it should be shown in the user manual since its location differs depending on the manufacturer. Once you find it, push it for a couple of seconds and if it prompts for security code ,fill in 0's in all to start it. Also do look up the manufacturers website but you need to insert the product serial number too to get proper support. You might have to register your product too if required only then will they provide the proper guidance........sodeep

Posted on May 16, 2009

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    Sudeep Chatterjee May 16, 2009

    When the battery is disconnected the only thing that needs resetting is time/date. If you are looking for the users manual,please specify the model and download it from safemanuals.com. Once power is connected to the player all you need to do is power on by pressing the power button. If I have misunderstood the question please bear with me and modfy your question and kindly post it as a comment........................sodeep

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