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I lost my code to my kenwood radio how do i unlock it

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Hi John,
This sure does happen a lot.
Get serial # Call Kenwwod Customer service,
They will either have you send it in to reprogram the PROM
Or ask you for proof of purchase to give you the code.

If you have no receipt, and you or someone else didn't acquire it late at night in a inappropriate way, tell them it was a gift, that's not immoral, I buy myself gifts all the time : )
Regards, Paul

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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KENWOOD SECURITY CODE CLEAR procedure

These codes are applicable for all Kenwood radios that do not have DVD or DVD screens located on unit.


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Type 1
During the code request mode, while holding the DISP key depressed, press and hold the Volume UP or DOWN key for 3 seconds

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