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Hi, our car battery was replaced and when we enter the security code for the radio, it comes on but display is flashing. Radio does not stay on for more than 10 minutes and cuts out again, having to re-enter pin and same thing occurs. Can you help please?

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  • tracykay Mar 12, 2011

    Ok, will do, thanks

  • tracykay Mar 12, 2011

    Ok, will do, thanks

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You must be using the wrong code perhaps?

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Why is my radio not working after the battery was disconnected/replaced?
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How do I enter my security code to my Eurovox radio/cassette/CD Unit?
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(1) This radio may have been replaced and now requires a different security code
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