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  • dunesrider Aug 04, 2008

    changed batter, now deck is asking for a security code. I don't have it and don't remember entering one when I installed it. Kenwood KDC-X591. Help...

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SOURCE: NEED SECURITY CODE TO UNLOCK

Give this a try.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r538828-security_unlock_code_kenwood_most_models

Chris

Posted on May 27, 2008

sumthin
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SOURCE: bought a second hand car

Pull the head unit and get the serial number.
Call Kenwood customer service, you may have to enter a code or press the buttons in a certain order,
if not. You might have to send it in, if the code is hidden in the PROM. If they ask for a receipt... Tell them it was a gift : )
Regards, Paul

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a Kenwood kdc

I read a blog on your site about Kenwood stereo's. I used that information to unlock my stereo security code. Albiet, I did have to figure out a bit of the code needed myself. I am again able to listen to music on my stereo.

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

perryhawk
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SOURCE: for got security code for

you need to take it to your nearest kenwood service agent or radio decoding specialist
good luck

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Hi Ihave a kenwood KDC-MP4036U

Sorry we havent unlocked code issue but I'am reveiwing other options
Thanks

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

kenw392
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SOURCE: I have a Kenwood KDC-W4537u

sorry, you need the remote to do that.

Posted on Feb 16, 2011

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You will have to contact the previous owner to get the code otherwise you will have to buy a new stereo. There is a possibilty of being able to contact kenwood they might be able to reset it but it costs about 60 dollars to do so. I'm sorry..

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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 (so that “…” disappears).
Then using your remote enter your code.

Type 2
Press the "Auto" button and "Track up" on face of radio at the same time. The four dash lines ( . . . . ) should "disappear".

Then using your remote enter your code.

Type 3
Model# DPX-4020 and DPX-4030
Press and hold the 1 then the 6 preset key (preset keys are the buttons on face of radio for storing you "favorite" radio stations). "C" should display.
Then using your remote, enter your code.


Enter your number from the remote control unit. Your code number is 5227 (KCAR)

* Press numeric key “5” ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key “2” ( 3 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key “2” ( 1 time ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key “7” ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
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Common Kenwood Security Codes
Many Kenwood radios are configured with the same security codes:

KCAR - This seems to be a "backdoor" to some Kenwood models.
3051 - This is the security code which is printed in the manual of many Kenwood models.
1234 - This is a security code commonly chosen by Kenwood owners.
Entering Your Kenwood Security Code
If the car battery fails or is disconnected, the Kenwood will ask for the security code.

The procedure to enter your security code differs on various models of Kenwood car stereos. Here are three of the more common procedures:

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 until the "..." display disappears.
Enter the security code using your Kenwood remote.
Type 2
Press and hold the "Auto" button and "Track up" (next track button on the right) on the face of radio at the same time until the four dash lines disappear.
Enter the security code using your Kenwood remote.
Type 3: Model# DPX-4020 and DPX-4030
Press and hold the 1 then the 6 preset keys until the display shows the letter 'C'.
Enter the security code using your Kenwood remote.
Entering Letters on your Kenwood Remote
To enter a letter using your Kenwood remote, press a button once for the first letter, twice for the second letter, and three times for the third letter -- then press the Track Up or Next Track key to send the letter.

To send the letter 'A', press the 2 key once and then press the Track Up key. To send the letter 'B', press the 2 key twice and then press the Track up key.

Finally, when you are done entering all of the letters, press and hold the Track Up button for 3 seconds.

The key sequence to enter the security code KCAR is:

5
5
Track Up
2
2
2
Track Up
2
Track Up
7
7
Track Up
Your Kenwood should then enter tuner mode.

A Security Code Bug in some Kenwoods
There is a reported bug in the security code handling of some Kenwood stereos. In models with thie bug, the security code is stored incorrectly. The workaround is to enter the wrong security code.

In models with this bug, you have to decrement the third character of the security code by one. If your security code was 1111, you would enter your security code as 1101. If your security code was 9999, you would enter 9989.

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You'll have to contact Kenwood, or the preacvious owner of the radio. Kenwood will want your licence no., name, address, registration number, and VIN no.

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I pressed my radios reset button not knowing i would need the code and i dont remember or have it how do i remove it? its a kenwood KDC-6025


Per page 26 in the following manual: http://www.sirius.com/pdf/manuals/kdcx679.pdf

The security code can't be changed, once it's set. Did you go through the sequence of steps on page 26 of the manual?

If you did (in fact) lock in and approve a security code, you'll need to contact Kenwood support and prove ownership (e.g. receipt) before they can give you instructions for resetting the code.

There is a hack for the ASIC that stores the security code out on the Internet (use Google to find it).

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