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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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    • Rankles75
    • By Rankles75 1st Oct 16, 5:22 PM
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    Rankles75
    That's the one.
    Your code for V131 is 4849
    Originally posted by Trackman
    Thanks!
    • RandC
    • By RandC 1st Oct 16, 9:16 PM
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    RandC
    Ford Radio Code for 6000CD Ford Mondeo
    Hi, I had to have a new battery today so I need to enter my code into the radio but I don't have it as it's a second hand car. Can you please help if possible?

    The serial number is M012889 it's a 6000CD in my Ford Mondeo 2006.

    Your help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 1st Oct 16, 9:30 PM
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    Trackman
    Hi, I had to have a new battery today so I need to enter my code into the radio but I don't have it as it's a second hand car. Can you please help if possible?

    The serial number is M012889 it's a 6000CD in my Ford Mondeo 2006.

    Your help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
    Originally posted by RandC
    Your code for that serial number is 8358
    • dj_factor
    • By dj_factor 2nd Oct 16, 12:48 AM
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    dj_factor
    Hiya guys, I just changed the battery on my 2nd hand car and the radio is reset to factory safe mode. Called Vauxhall today in the afternoon and they charge £30 for the code. Spend £2.99 for a damn code on eBay and it's not even unclocked it, I only have 9 attempts help, is there any Gods man who can please help me. I have a Vauxhall corsa 2003, the radio is blaupunkt, car 2003 (f)
    Serial GM020338361159, part number or the 10 digit code: 764900321

    Many thanks in advance
    • Egon52
    • By Egon52 2nd Oct 16, 8:32 AM
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    Egon52
    Hi any chance anyone can help me to please with my 2001 206s radio?


    Clarion radio

    CL041010266517

    PU-2325 A (B)

    Thanks
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 2nd Oct 16, 10:27 AM
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    Trackman
    Hiya guys, I just changed the battery on my 2nd hand car and the radio is reset to factory safe mode. Called Vauxhall today in the afternoon and they charge £30 for the code. Spend £2.99 for a damn code on eBay and it's not even unclocked it, I only have 9 attempts help, is there any Gods man who can please help me. I have a Vauxhall corsa 2003, the radio is blaupunkt, car 2003 (f)
    Serial GM020338361159, part number or the 10 digit code: 764900321

    Many thanks in advance
    Originally posted by dj_factor
    Your code try 0316
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 2nd Oct 16, 10:28 AM
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    Trackman
    Hi any chance anyone can help me to please with my 2001 206s radio?


    Clarion radio

    CL041010266517

    PU-2325 A (B)

    Thanks
    Originally posted by Egon52
    This units code can only be calculated if there is another number that is 12 letters and digits long on the barcode beginning with a letter C, not a CL such as C70000001234. Have a look to see if this style of number is on the label on the back of the unit. If not it is only possible to get the code from the main dealer or a car radio specialist.
    • dj_factor
    • By dj_factor 2nd Oct 16, 2:55 PM
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    dj_factor
    Thank You TrackMan, you are an angel, I cannot thank you enough sir. god Bless you
    • savveizzy
    • By savveizzy 5th Oct 16, 2:37 PM
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    savveizzy
    Ford Fiesta 2005
    Hi I am looking for a code for a ford fiesta 2005 if possible i have the ref M578724 would be really grateful, thanks
    Last edited by savveizzy; 05-10-2016 at 4:06 PM. Reason: wrong details
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 5th Oct 16, 3:54 PM
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    Trackman
    Hi I am looking for a code for a ford fiesta 2005 if possible i have the ref BE01259 would be really grateful, thanks
    Originally posted by savveizzy
    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.
    • savveizzy
    • By savveizzy 5th Oct 16, 4:07 PM
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    savveizzy
    Thanks again i have M578724
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 5th Oct 16, 4:14 PM
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    Trackman
    Thanks again i have M578724
    Originally posted by savveizzy
    Your code is 6470
    • savveizzy
    • By savveizzy 5th Oct 16, 4:22 PM
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    savveizzy
    Thank you very much!
    • mitch_198022
    • By mitch_198022 6th Oct 16, 3:03 PM
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    mitch_198022
    Hi there

    My wife had to have a new battery put in her Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.2CRD and the radio code that someone has hand written in her service book keeps being rejected 😥
    I have pulled the stereo out and cannot see the code written on it anywhere. The serial number is TCAAA3442J6508.
    Any chance you can help me out?
    Many thanks
    • PaulaB13
    • By PaulaB13 10th Oct 16, 9:57 PM
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    PaulaB13
    The battery went flat on my second hand Fiesta and I don't have the radio code. The serial number is M045193. Can someone help me please?
    Many thanks in advance
    Paula
    • Erickuuls
    • By Erickuuls 11th Oct 16, 3:05 PM
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    Erickuuls
    Your code 6798
    • LandyMadTraveller
    • By LandyMadTraveller 12th Oct 16, 2:20 PM
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    LandyMadTraveller
    Good afternoon everyone,

    Please could someone help me out with the radio code for a Siemens VDO CDR 2005 unit from a 2004 Vauxhall Meriva.

    Serial number is GM020542940119

    Thanks!

    Dave Jee
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 13th Oct 16, 11:30 AM
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    RegWorts
    Good afternoon everyone,

    Please could someone help me out with the radio code for a Siemens VDO CDR 2005 unit from a 2004 Vauxhall Meriva.

    Serial number is GM020542940119

    Thanks!

    Dave Jee
    Originally posted by LandyMadTraveller
    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 13th Oct 16, 11:31 AM
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    RegWorts
    Hi there

    My wife had to have a new battery put in her Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.2CRD and the radio code that someone has hand written in her service book keeps being rejected 😥
    I have pulled the stereo out and cannot see the code written on it anywhere. The serial number is TCAAA3442J6508.
    Any chance you can help me out?
    Many thanks
    Originally posted by mitch_198022
    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
    • bunglebus
    • By bunglebus 13th Oct 16, 7:09 PM
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    bunglebus
    If anyone could find the code for my Mum's '93 Vauxhall Astra it would be much appreciated;

    Grundig, serial number GM0303P3763056

    I've been all through the paperwork since changing the battery and can't find it, we used to do this for free when I worked at VW - Vauxhall's £25+VAT is disgusting.
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