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Car audio 'safe'

Left the car (2002 Audi A6) stereo and lights on for a long time and the battery died. After recharging the battery - the display on the car stereo reads 'safe'. No amount of fiddling with the variuos buttons or switching the ignition on and off does the stereo start working again. Unfortunately I do not have the care stereo manual.

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Re: car audio 'safe'

'SAFE' Is displayed because the radio is protected by a 'CODE'
The more wrong codes you enter the longer the word 'SAFE' will remain on the display... Look through all your paper work & try to find the 4 digit 'CODE'... eg: 2456 this can then be entered by pressing the 12456 preset buttons.

Failing that you will have to go to a audi dealer they will be able to get it from a database or buy a aftermarket stereo.

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