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No remote or code

I got this kenwood kdc-516s player off ebay, but the seller never said anything about needing a code or the remote. can you tell how to get this player working, it keeps asking for the code

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I have a problem with my car sterio i boght if from someone else and it doesnt have the remot control and when you tern it on it asks for a code and i dont know the code i was wondering if you can help me with this problem please thank you my e-mai address is

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Hi macalist

You do need a remote to sort your problem out. If you dont have one, a Kenwood installer may be able to do this for free for you. Just go round the back and talk to one of the install techs. They are often happy to help out. I would have :)

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