I recently put a new battery in my Honda. When I put on the radio, I got the word code. I entered the correct code and it still says code. The car was given to me and there was an old alarm system that was disengaged and drained the battery. I had the alarm taken out. Could this be a problem or are they separate.
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disconnect the battery, than reconnect. radio should indicate code.. press in the code using the 1-6 radio preset buttons, if correct code , it should function normally, if wrong code it will indicate code on the display, it will only allow 3 or 5 failed attempts than will need battery to be disconnected again.
If you have a multimeter or test light, try to find a wire that still has 12v when the key is off. Connect that wire to the yellow wire of the radio. The yellow wire has to have constant voltage going to it to maintain the memory.
When you disconnect your battery and then reconnect it again, it disables the radio. This is an anti-theft protection for your car radio. The enable your radio the activation code is in your vehicle owner's manual. If you do not have this code you need to go to your Holden service centre and get them to enter this code for you.
Hi; I do not believe the need the s/n from the radio. If you can contact the dealer where you baught the car new, they will have the code in their sevice department records. Just tell them the VIN for the car and they should give it to you free. When you get it it is 5 digits in length. Press and hold the code button untill you here a beep. Release the 'code' ( the am/fm ) button and enter the code numbers using the preset buttons as the numbers (1-5or else 6).
I assume you checked at the fuse block of the car. If the radio is aftermarket also check if it has has a fuse or maybe 2 fuses at the radio. They might be in fuseholders from the hot wires of the radio.
I have a 93 accord ex with the bose amp system. Had a Sony deck put in it. It had the popping and the noises. It was installed at a store and they had to hook the red power wire to the antenna wire to get the sound to come out of the system when playing a CD. I thought that was bogus to have the antenna up all the time so I took it back out and put another quick hookup harness in it and it did the same thing. Will not put out any sound till the red power wire is hooked up to the antenna wire so that it goes up when the key is turned on. Installed the same stereo in a 94 taurus SHO with amp and it worked great. I believe that there is an expensive kit that converts the bose system to hook up a unit so that it doesn't pop click buzz, and have to have the antenna up to play.
Hi all! I have solved my radio dilemma. I took the dash apart and found the manufacturer sticker on the bottom of the radio. It has the serial number on the sticker. You need this number when you call the Honda dealer and tell them your problem. I simply called and explained what happened to the service department of my local Honda dealer and gave them the serial number I found on the radio and they gave me the code for no charge. They just put the number in their computer and VOILA! out came the five digit code(which, by the way, is probably the same for all Honda Accord EX and the same Acura cars from 1994 to 1998 that have a casette player/radio. The code is 21543. Try it if you are having this problem and own the cars with said dates above). Hope this helps someone else.