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I have a 1996 VW Passat and I disconneted the battery for reasons unrelated to my problem. But my question is what is the unlock code for my radio. It says its in safe mode

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To restore from SAFE...leave it SWITCHED ON...UNDISTURBED for as long as it takes to automatically reset itself (It could be several hours ...up to 24 hours)

To obtain the code POST A NEW QUESTION quoting the radio MAKE+MODEL plus ALL the LETTERS+NUMBERS on ANY LABELS , BARCODES or STAMPED IN THE METAL CASING

note: Not very many VW radios can be decoded using the Serial Numbers.
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I need help unlocking my 99 vw passat stock radio, changed the battery and now my radio won't turn on.and i do not have the radio code..can anyone help me


IMPORTANT NOTE:
You must have the security anti-theft code for your VW radio from the car manufacturer, or from a VW dealer!


You can find the radio code at: http://www.radio-code.co.uk/

The sequence of programming for a 1999 VW Passat radio is:
1. Simultaneously push "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.
For example: we have the security code "5079". Then:
3. By the no.# 1 key you will set up the first safe code digit. Push 5 times on the no.# 1 button. The "5" number will be setted.
4. By the no.# 2 key you will set up the second safe code digit. Push 10 times on the no.# 2 button. The "0" number will be setted.
5. By the no.# 3 key you will set up the third safe code digit. Push 7 times on the no.# 3 button. The "7" number will be setted.
6. By the no.# 4 key you will set up the four-th safe code digit. Push 9 times on the no.# 4 button. The "9" number will be setted.
7. Then simultaneously push again "SCAN" and "RDS" keys to 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 to use!

Sep 21, 2011 | 1999 Volkswagen Passat

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Radio code for 1992 passat Vin WVWFE4314NE357947 Serial # of radio 042819


Only available through your VW dealer with your VIN.

You need to see them with your car title as proof of ownership.

These codes are not available on-line or anywhere else for obvious reasons.

If the code they give you does not work, pull the radio and give them the serial number.

FYI .NEVER post your VIN on a public forum. Same reason you wouldn't post your SS #.

Jan 19, 2011 | 1992 Volkswagen Passat

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I have a 99 vw passat. Retrieved unlock code from dealer via serial number. When I enter code the radio makes a static type sound and goes right back into safe mode.


IMPORTANT NOTE: You must have the security anti-theft code for your VW radio from the car manufacturer, or from a VW dealer!

The sequence of programming for VW radio 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!

Jan 06, 2011 | 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

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Need radio codes for VW PASSAT 1999 gamma


Sorry...this code is only available from a VW Dealer or a Radio Decoding Service

Will not be available for free from anywhere on the Internet

May 25, 2010 | 1999 Volkswagen Passat

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How do I replace the battery of a 2004 VW passat, so I don't loose the radio codes.


you can purchase an adapter for the cigarette lighter to prevent this, otherwise hook up another battery to the car while exchaning batt, use booster cables

Nov 27, 2009 | 2004 Volkswagen Passat

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How to exit Radio Safe mode on my passat


Hi
Wiih most radio units....If you have the proper code and have NOT tried more than 15 times to enter an incorrect code....you should be ok.
Turn OFF ignition switch and remove the key. Switch OFF interior lights. Switch ON Radio unit and SAFE will appear.
Leave everything alone for a period of ONE HOUR. During this time NO power (no matter how small) should be drawn from the battery. This is why the interior lights MUST NOT come ON when the door is opened. Trunk should also remain closed. In the event of any power been drawn from the battery in this time...You must start all over again.
Radio should after this time return to standard mode...Usually 4 flashing bars. Then enter your code. Dont forget to lock in the code and all should be fine
All the best with it
John

Nov 26, 2009 | 1998 Volkswagen Passat

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NEED A RADIO CODE FOR A VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2001


Phone VW and give them the vin number of your car and they will give you the code for the radio

Oct 12, 2009 | 2001 Volkswagen Passat

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Car radio in safe mode, don't have the code


No the vin number has nothing to do with the radio code the dealer has a automated phone number they call and tells them how to retrieve a code and the manufature gets the unlock code from this,try to google radio unlock procedure for the vw passat.

Dec 24, 2008 | 1998 Volkswagen Passat

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hi if the electrical side is ok leaves two options mechanical or fuel so if you can let me know what happened leading up to the car not starting i will be able to point you in the right direction it seems funny you should mention the security system [this does control the fuel pump but what makes you think this may be the problem, yates210456

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