Question about Kenwood KDC-MPV619 CD Player
3. Simplified method of clearing the security code
(K Type only)
1. While the code entry is requested, press and hold the
VOL UP key for 3 seconds while holding the DISP key
pressed. (This should turn "----" off.)
2. Enter "KCAR" from the remote. (Same way as the 01
Press the 5 key on the remote twice, then press the
Track Up key. (This enters "K".)
Press the 2 key on the remote 3 times, then press
the Track Up key. (This enters "C".)
Press the 2 key on the remote once, then press the
Track Up key. (This enters "A".)
Press the 7 key on the remote twice, then press the
Track Up key. (This enters "R".)
3. The security code is cleared and the unit enters the
ALL OFF mode.
4. If you commit a mistake in the code entry, the unit
enters the code request mode again.
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
I had the same problem with my kdc-mpv619. I had bought a new truck that didn't have a remote and the screen says enter code. You do need a remote to fix it, but what they don't tell you is a universal remote will work. I used my direct tv remote and looked up all the codes for kenwood.
The one that worked for me was 30337 (not sure if that would work for you).
1) The way I tested it was go to my stereo and I held down the display button + volume up button. (This should remove the - - - - sign but it will still say CODE).
2) Then you press the 5 button on the remote and if the screen says CODEK then you know the remote works.
3) Enter the code KCAR (the display will say CODEKCAR)
4) Final Step is hold do the fast forward button (>>) on the screen.
It should work for you after that ;-)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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