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I GOT a Chevrolet hhr and I had to replace the radio I got the same radio but it says lock I have the vin number but need the code please help me don't have money for dealer to do it

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You need the dealer for the code they dont charge for code only if they do the reset or enter the code need vin and proof of ownership for code then enter it

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Sorry, but gotta have the dealer do it. They hook up a machine that matches the radio with the car info. so if it gets stolen it won't work in another car.

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