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    Tim_L
    Car Radio Unlocking
    • #1
    • 7th Feb 05, 7:43 AM
    Car Radio Unlocking 7th Feb 05 at 7:43 AM
    Highly specific this one, but when you need it it can save a lot of money.

    Following a repair for accident damage my radio was left locked. On contacting the dealer I bought the car from I was told that they had no record of the radio code and that it would cost £25 plus VAT to get it for me (nice little earner for them this one, which I refused to pay on principle!).

    Anyway I went radioless for a few months, but had a trip to do and wanted the radio. So after a bit of a search yesterday, I found:

    http://www.dekodes.com/

    This allows you to enter your radio serial number and for a CC payment of £5.88 (this was for a Blaupunkt radio) it will immediately tell you the code. Worked very well indeed. You need to register and provide a 'company name', though I just put in 'no company'.

    The only problem I had was extracting the radio itself. In the end I found some help using a google search, but essentially there are 4 grub screws that I needed to extract using a tamper proof screwdriver bit (you can get a set of these at screwfix for £9.99, but probably an allen key would work). Removing these provides 4 holes into which you need to insert 4 small screwdrivers or similar (I used some wooden kebab sticks) whereupon you can pull the radio out by pulling carefully at the cassette slot.

    Last edited by MSE Martin; 27-02-2007 at 1:45 PM.
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    • swys
    • By swys 16th Sep 16, 11:52 AM
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    swys
    Hi there can you please possibly provide me a code for an Audi Chorus cassette Serial No AUZ2ZC1658007


    Thank you.
    • jaksoft
    • By jaksoft 16th Sep 16, 1:16 PM
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    jaksoft
    Hi can i please you for code to radio cdx-fs34xaf .thank you very much
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 16th Sep 16, 9:03 PM
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    RegWorts
    Hi there can you please possibly provide me a code for an Audi Chorus cassette Serial No AUZ2ZC1658007


    Thank you.
    Originally posted by swys
    Sorry....your code will only be available from someone with access to the Main Dealer database or the unit will have to be taken into a Radio Decoding Service

    It is unlikely to be available for free from anywhere on the Internet
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 16th Sep 16, 9:06 PM
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    RegWorts
    Hi can i please you for code to radio cdx-fs34xaf .thank you very much
    Originally posted by jaksoft
    The correct radio SERIAL NUMBER is required for your Ford cdx-fs34xaf code

    It usually begins with M or V followed by SIX digits ...such as M654321 or V654321

    Sometimes pressing buttons 6 & 1 together or 6 & 2 will display this number

    Otherwise remove the radio from the dashboard and post the SERIAL NUMBER found on a label on the casing

    Radio removal instructions can be found here

    www.fitaudio.com/index.php?CategoryID=13
    • alexalexalex
    • By alexalexalex 18th Sep 16, 3:55 PM
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    alexalexalex
    would anyone be able to provide a code for my Ford stereo - serial number V000510

    Many thanks
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 18th Sep 16, 5:38 PM
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    Trackman
    would anyone be able to provide a code for my Ford stereo - serial number V000510

    Many thanks
    Originally posted by alexalexalex
    Sorry. Serial numbers beginning with a V are not available free. They are Ford dealer or radio specialist dealer only as the codes are not calculated from the serial number and access is needed to Ford's database to retrieve the code.
    • Mozzer0791
    • By Mozzer0791 19th Sep 16, 11:48 PM
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    Mozzer0791
    Ford radio codes
    Hi Timmo do you still have the ford codes? Do the ones you have cover V serial numbers as i can only find M codes on line.
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 20th Sep 16, 9:10 AM
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    Trackman
    Hi Timmo do you still have the ford codes? Do the ones you have cover V serial numbers as i can only find M codes on line.
    Originally posted by Mozzer0791
    Serial numbers beginning with a V are not available free. They are Ford dealer or radio specialist dealer only as the codes are not calculated from the serial number and access is needed to Ford's database to retrieve the code.
    • jksplit67
    • By jksplit67 20th Sep 16, 9:12 AM
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    jksplit67
    My dad has had a new battery fitted on his ford but now the radio requires a code, can anyone help me out please? The serial number is m268534 and it's model 6000 reds e-o-n.
    Thank you in advance
    Katie
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 20th Sep 16, 10:38 AM
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    RegWorts
    My dad has had a new battery fitted on his ford but now the radio requires a code, can anyone help me out please? The serial number is m268534 and it's model 6000 reds e-o-n.
    Thank you in advance
    Katie
    Originally posted by jksplit67
    try code 3564
    • PaulArt
    • By PaulArt 20th Sep 16, 4:07 PM
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    PaulArt
    Ford Fusion..
    Hi - just came across thread and wondered if you're still offering to help. Ford Fusion 2 2004 - recently had repairs and now need code - will the VIN number be enough?

    Thanks Paul
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 20th Sep 16, 4:30 PM
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    Trackman
    Hi - just came across thread and wondered if you're still offering to help. Ford Fusion 2 2004 - recently had repairs and now need code - will the VIN number be enough?

    Thanks Paul
    Originally posted by PaulArt
    You will have to get the serial number off the radio to find the code. Sometimes pressing buttons 1 and 6 or 2 and 6 together will display it. If not the radio will have to be removed to find it on the label on the back. It will be a M or V followed by six numbers. If it begins with a M post the serial number and we can find the code for you.
    • jksplit67
    • By jksplit67 20th Sep 16, 10:30 PM
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    jksplit67
    My dad has had a new battery fitted on his ford but now the radio requires a code, can anyone help me out please? The serial number is m268534 and it's model 6000 reds e-o-n.
    Thank you in advance
    Katie


    Many thanks RegWorts, I will pass the code onto my dad 😉👍🏼
    Thank you
    • shtooo
    • By shtooo 22nd Sep 16, 3:20 PM
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    shtooo
    Bit of an old one
    Hi there, Long story short. Ive lost the code to my radio. Can anyone Please please provide me with a code for

    Siemens VDO, CDR2005

    Serial: GM 330886636

    No: 24 469 305

    Type: CDR 2005 (E)

    UY8

    I am very reluctant to pay for a code as it's in an old banged up work van.

    Thank you for your time.
    Last edited by shtooo; 22-09-2016 at 3:24 PM.
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 22nd Sep 16, 3:47 PM
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    Trackman
    Hi there, Long story short. Ive lost the code to my radio. Can anyone Please please provide me with a code for

    Siemens VDO, CDR2005

    Serial: GM 330886636

    No: 24 469 305

    Type: CDR 2005 (E)

    UY8

    I am very reluctant to pay for a code as it's in an old banged up work van.

    Thank you for your time.
    Originally posted by shtooo
    Sorry. Your code will only be available from a main dealer or the unit will have to be taken into a radio decoding specialist.
    • Vintageprincess
    • By Vintageprincess 22nd Sep 16, 8:14 PM
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    Vintageprincess
    Im looking for a code after changing my car battery. It's for a ford focus, serial number: M336885.

    Thank you very much
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 22nd Sep 16, 8:18 PM
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    RegWorts
    Im looking for a code after changing my car battery. It's for a ford focus, serial number: M336885.

    Thank you very much
    Originally posted by Vintageprincess
    try code 4709
    • Vintageprincess
    • By Vintageprincess 22nd Sep 16, 8:22 PM
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    Vintageprincess
    Brilliant, thank you very much!
    • Sammyj1988
    • By Sammyj1988 24th Sep 16, 9:57 AM
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    Sammyj1988
    Hi I have a Peugeot if anyone can help!
    S/N: VDAPTF30084091

    Would be eternally grateful as garage disconnected battery and gave it back like this!
    Sam
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 24th Sep 16, 2:09 PM
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    RegWorts
    Hi I have a Peugeot if anyone can help!
    S/N: VDAPTF30084091

    Would be eternally grateful as garage disconnected battery and gave it back like this!
    Sam
    Originally posted by Sammyj1988
    The correct radio SERIAL NUMBER is required for a code

    First remove the radio from the dashboard.

    Removal Info here

    www.fitaudio.com

    Then post the radio make+model plus all the letters+numbers on any labels,barcodes and a 14 character Serial Number stamped in the metal casing.

    This information can then be used to see if a code can be calculated
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