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Fiat 500 radio?

Radio will not change channel or adjust volume appears to be locked i have disconnected battery to reset to no avail help?

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There are others with similar issues on fiat 500 radios. seems others are related to having usb devices connected and playing. so maybe its issue with player. or maybe if you have a usb cable connected, try removing it, or even try plugging in a usb stick with some music on it and see if that frees it up. i do know its interconnected with things like phones that can interrupt and PUT ON HOLD the radio so maybe its phone related so there are other inputs at the back i expect which could be grounded if you arent using them maybe...

Posted on Dec 14, 2017

  • STEPHEN DOUDS Oct 10, 2020

    I have the same problem 500 loungec2008 the radio is stuck on one channel and the buttons on the radio and steering wheel do nothing I put a cd and now can't get it out the only button that works is the voice command on the steering wheel tried disconnecting the battery it didn't make a difference looks like it needs a system reboot



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SOURCE: Ipod Nano can't unlock volume lock

First make sure your hold switch isn't on. It's on the top or bottom and slides back and forth. It needs to be switched to the left. Once it is to the left, here's how you reset:

You can reset your ipod by holding down the menu and select (round button in the center) buttons down for at least 10 seconds. You'll see an apple logo flash, that's when you stop pressing the buttons. It will shut off, then back on.

If that doesn't work, try a restore. This will return it go factory settings.

How to restore iPod

  1. Ensure that you have an active Internet connection as new versions of iTunes and iPod Software may need to be downloaded to your computer.
  2. Download and install the latest version of iTunes if you do not already have it installed.
  3. Open iTunes, and then connect your iPod to your computer using the USB or FireWire cable that came with your iPod.
  4. After a few moments, your iPod will appear in the Source panel in iTunes.
  5. Select your iPod in the Source panel and you will see information about your iPod appear in the Summary tab of the main iTunes windows.
  6. Click the Restore button. You will be prompted with one or more restore options that may prompt iTunes to automatically download the latest iPod Software. The 4 possible restore options are:
    • Restore Option 1: Restore - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod.
    • Restore Option 2: Use Same Version - Restores with same iPod Software version already on iPod even though a newer version is available.
    • Restore Option 3: Use Newest Version - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.
    • Restore Option 4: Restore and Update - Restores with the latest iPod Software available.
  7. If you are using a Mac, a message will appear prompting you to enter an administrator’s name and password.
  8. A progress bar will appear on the computer screen indicating that the first stage of the restore process has started. When this stage is completed, iTunes will present one of two messages on screen with instructions specific to the iPod model you are restoring.
    • Restore Instruction 1: Disconnect iPod and connect it to iPod Power Adapter (typically applies to older iPod models).
    • Restore Instruction 2: Leave iPod connected to computer to complete restore (typically applies newer iPod models).
  9. During the stage 2 of the restore process, the iPod will show an Apple logo as well as a progress bar at the bottom of the display. It is critical that the iPod remains connected to the computer or iPod Power adapter during this stage. Note: The progress bar may be difficult to see since the backlight on the iPod display may be off.
  10. After stage 2 of the restore process is complete and the iPod is connected to the computer, the iTunes Setup Assistant window will appear asking you to name your iPod and choose your syncing preferences similar to when you connected your iPod for the first time.

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SOURCE: Adjusting Volume on my Ipod Nano

If it is the unlock code plug your ipod into itunes then goto to settings for the device and click change password

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SOURCE: Ipod Nano can't unlock volume lock

Heres how

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SOURCE: Recieving "Locked" display message but don't know how to clear it. No reset switch or panel lock button

I have the manual and it is called "child lock" go figure it stumps us adults. Anyway...holding the power button down for approx. 8 seconds can toggle this feature on / off

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SOURCE: How to I reset my Fiat Stilo key fob so it will

put key in ignition turn to on position and wait for a couple of minutes for code reset to occur.could be battery you have put in is faulty if it has been sitting on shelf for a while

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