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Car audio security code

I recently had to replace the battery in my 2001 model Holden Astra, which I bought three months ago from a local dealer. It came with all the books and manuals...but without the security code card for stereo system and since disconnecting the battery the stereo has been out of action. HELP! The system is a Blaupunkt 520; however more info may be required. Your help with this would be just great, pleases let me know if more details are required. Cheers, Cath

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  • katgirl72 Mar 07, 2008


    I also have the same problem!!

    I have a 2002 Holden Asta that I had to replace the battery for and cannot find any code in my paperwork.

    Brand - Blaupunkt

    Model - 520

    That's all I can tell you as I cant take the radio out of the car myself.

    Please Help!!



  • merce1 Jun 17, 2008

    I have had nearly the same problem, accept I have my pin number but can't figure out how to enter it so I can use my stereo again.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    I too have this problem. replaced the battery on my 2000 astra only to put the code in for the stero not work. Got the 'new' code from Holden - not sure why it changes? Doesn't work. Now told I have to pay $130 for them to take it out to get the serial number to find the correct code!!!??? Any ideas?

  • boza1622 Mar 31, 2009

    my radio is saying safe 3 but its been on safe 3 for about 2 weeks i just found my new pin what do i do

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

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    I need Help!! I have a Holden Combo with a Blaupunkt 2020 in it and don't know the security code. I have remove the unit and got the numbers off it can anybody help me?

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    Any help would be very appreciated, it's getting very boring driving around in silence.


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Pin is on the metal frame of radio on left or right side and on sticker starting with the letters BP- then your 4 dig pin also the radio code after the pin write it down to. swich your radio off press hold the AS button while holding AS button down press power button it will automaticaly ask for security code enter security code then radio code

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I have a 2000 holden jackaroo which has a blaupunkt 2020 audio, I had some work done recently which resulted in my stereo not working, not having the code I enquired at a holden dealer and they were more than happy to give me the code after i produced my rego papers, apparently the code is kept on computer, only thing is my code wouldn't work, so it was back to the dealer and after explaining the code wouldn't work they said I would have to book it in so they can hook their computer to the stereo, of course I will have to pay, sounds like a scam to me

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