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Hi have just bought a 98 vw passat the stereo is locked on safe i have the code but it wont let me type it in , can you help ? thanks

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On some cases to retrieve the code its mentioned in manual or else car dealer is other option to get car radio code.
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I have a 98 passat and the radio says save how do i get it working thanks


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 1998 VW Passat 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.
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 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!

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I have passat 1.9 tdi variant,2001. year.my batery is dead.when i take a new batery i was missing code for radio in car.type of radio is vw gamma.when i switch radio on, on the display write safe.please...


How to exit the 1998 VW Passat radio out of 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 radio programming 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!

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To get the radio code you will need to give the v.i.n. # and the info on the back of the radio such as model #, serial #, date of manufacture, to either your local vw dealer ship, or the place or person you bought it from, they could do it for free, but if you look on-line you can find site that will get you the code at a cost. but before you do anything, make sure to go throu all your book/paper work (it could be written in the user manual, or on a piece of paper with some of the other operating instructions), usually it is a 4 or 5 digit number

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