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Flat battery-applied incorrect rdio code numbers found correct code no at home but radio will not accept it. tied disconnecting battery again -no success tried leaving radio turned on for 1 hour as per instruction book - success. removed and replace fuse-no success ? cannot remove incorrect code from display.

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  • jdavies740 Aug 12, 2008

    incorrect code will not disapear from screen to enable the correct code to be installed

  • jdavies740 Aug 13, 2008

    Thanks but did that with no success

    also removed radio fuse with no sucess

  • jdavies740 Aug 13, 2008

    Sorry no model number.

    Just an old fashioned radio/tape( yes tape player) in a

    1996 TS Model Mitsubishi Magna V6.

    The Instruction booklet said to leave the ingnition key on 'ACC'

    (accessories) for an hour- did so but no success.

    Could try again for longer than an hour tonight but do not want to

    'flatten' my new battery (installed this morning)

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Im sorry im having a little trouble understanding the ?tion, are you trying to remove the radio the correct way or install it and having trouble getting the code off the screen...

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  • Justin Griffin
    Justin Griffin Aug 13, 2008

    try unplugging it from your battery and reinstall it...



  • Justin Griffin
    Justin Griffin Aug 13, 2008

    ok, one sec let me check something out...
    what raido do you have model number


  • Justin Griffin
    Justin Griffin Aug 13, 2008

    ahhh you got one of those old babies... if im not mistaken you can hold i believe its the 1 and 6 button down for a period of time and it will reset it, turn the key over and hold them down... im going to check at work today for that model today... and let you know more if that doesnt work...

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Most vehicles are equipped with Heidelberg V or VI radios that are equipped with a theft protection program. When the battery has been is disconnected or if the radio has been removed, the radio will lock-up electronically and cannot be operated until the security code is entered. On the Heidelberg V, if the proper code is not entered in six attempts, the radio will lock-up permanently and cannot be repaired. On the Heidelberg VI, two incorrect attempts will lock the radio for about 1 hour.
The Heidelberg V may have a code assigned at the factory or a personal code created by the owner. The Hiedelberg VI has a code assigned at the factory and entered by the dealer during pre-delivery inspection. New radios come with the code printed on a sticker but not entered into memory. All codes are 4 digits. To code the radio:
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  1. Turn the radio ON . The radio should display the word SAF. DO NOT attempt to eject a cassette with the radio in this mode.
  2. Push the AM/FM and SCAN buttons at the same time and hold them until the display changes, then release them immediately. The number 1000 will appear for about 3 seconds, then the display will go blank. Release the buttons then.


NOTE If the buttons are held too long, the radio will interpret this as an attempt to enter an incorrect code.
  1. Use the first four station selector buttons to enter the code. The first digit of the code is always 1. Each time the other buttons are pushed, the number in that position will change.
  2. When the code appears correctly in the display, push the AM/FM and SCAN buttons at the same time. When the radio plays and displays a frequency, release the buttons.
  3. If the code was entered incorrectly three times, momentarily disconnect the battery and try again. If the code is entered incorrectly three more times, the radio cannot be coded and cannot be repaired.

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  1. Turn the radio ON . The radio should display the word SAF. DO NOT attempt to eject a cassette with the radio in this mode.
  2. Push the AM/FM and SCAN buttons at the same time and hold them until the display changes, then release them immediately. The number 1000 will appear and remain in the display.


NOTE If the buttons are held too long, the radio will interpret this as an attempt to enter an incorrect code.
  1. Use the first four station selector buttons to enter the code. Each time a button is pushed, the number in that position will change.
  2. When the code appears correctly in the display, push the AM/FM and SCAN buttons at the same time. When SAF appears in the display, release the buttons. The radio should play and display a frequency.
  3. If the code was entered incorrectly two times, leave the radio ON for one hour and try again. This can be repeated as often as required.

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I tried to put 3 different codes into my ford focus radio after having recharged the battery and after entering the 3 sets of numbers that i found on the top of the radio it started counting down,,,can...


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To Enter the Security Keycode for a Ford
1. Switch the ignition ON using the key
2. Switch Radio ON - Display Shows CODE with "-------" flashing
3. Press Preset Button " 1 " repeatedly for 1st Digit of your KeyCode
4. Press Preset Button " 2 " repeatedly for 2nd Digit of your KeyCode
5. Press Preset Button " 3 " repeatedly for 3rd Digit of your Keycode
6. Press Preset Button " 4 " repeatedly for 4th Digit of your Keycode
7. If the display now shows the correct KeyCode number then Press Preset Button " 5 " to Enter


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  1. Turn on radio. The radio display shows "SAFE".
  2. Press the FM1 and AM buttons simultaneously and hold until "1000" shows on the display. Release the buttons. Do NOT press these buttons again, otherwise the radio will consider "1000" to be the code.
  3. Use Preset buttons 1 ... 4 to enter the four-digit code number from your radio card. Preset button 1 corresponds to the first digit, Preset button 2 corresponds to the second digit, etc. Each press of the button increments the number by 1.
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  1. Turn on radio. The radio display shows "SAFE".
  2. Press the FM1/2 and DX buttons simultaneously and hold until "1000" shows on the display. Release the buttons. Do NOT press these buttons again, otherwise the radio will consider "1000" to be the code.
  3. Use Preset buttons 1 ... 4 to enter the four-digit code number from your radio card. Preset button 1 corresponds to the first digit, Preset button 2 corresponds to the second digit, etc. Each press of the button increments the number by 1.
  4. Once the code shown on the display is correct, press the FM1/2 and DX buttons simultaneously and hold until the word "SAFE" appears in the display, then release the buttons.
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