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Lost removal keys for CDXR3000

Need to remove the sony deck from the dash but dont have the removal keys. Is there another option or place where I can purchase these keys?


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This is a link to Sony for your CDX-R3000. In box number 3 is a diagram of the back side of your head unit for AUX rca's.....the cable is not included.

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