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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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    • didgeridoooo
    • By didgeridoooo 14th Jun 17, 5:27 PM
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    didgeridoooo
    Wow, what a great thread!
    Not sure if anyone can help me but thought I would try in case someone can.
    I need a code for my stereo. It's in my Nissan X-Trail and it's a Clarion stereo. Serial number is CL062140030135. Part number is 28188 EQ300. Would anyone be able to provide a code or suggest where I might get one for free?
    Many thanks
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 14th Jun 17, 6:43 PM
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    Trackman
    Not sure if anyone can help me but thought I would try in case someone can.
    I need a code for my stereo. It's in my Nissan X-Trail and it's a Clarion stereo. Serial number is CL062140030135. Part number is 28188 EQ300. Would anyone be able to provide a code or suggest where I might get one for free?
    Many thanks
    Originally posted by didgeridoooo
    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.
    • Scoobylooby
    • By Scoobylooby 14th Jun 17, 8:52 PM
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    Scoobylooby
    Hi I have a renault clio is there anyway I can get the code without taking the radio out? I have a very quiet commute at the moment without a radio
    • didgeridoooo
    • By didgeridoooo 14th Jun 17, 9:22 PM
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    didgeridoooo
    This is the sticker I have, no other numbers....

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    • didgeridoooo
    • By didgeridoooo 14th Jun 17, 9:23 PM
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    didgeridoooo
    sorry i had to remove the beginning of the link as MSE wouldn't allow me to post a link
    • storum
    • By storum 15th Jun 17, 9:20 AM
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    storum
    Do you have a code for :
    Opel Siemens VDO CDR 2005(E)
    GM020532629048

    Thanks
    • dibman
    • By dibman 15th Jun 17, 10:00 AM
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    dibman
    Can anyone do VW codes?
    Hi, I'm in need of a code for a 2010 VW RCD 310 DAB (blaupunkt) unit. Serial VWZ1Z2K7214010.

    Is anyone able to do this on here?

    Thanks!
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 15th Jun 17, 10:09 AM
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    G.Ayrton
    Do you have a code for :
    Opel Siemens VDO CDR 2005(E)
    GM020532629048

    Thanks
    Originally posted by storum
    We can't help
    Main Dealer or a Decoding Service only for this code.
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 15th Jun 17, 10:09 AM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hi, I'm in need of a code for a 2010 VW RCD 310 DAB (blaupunkt) unit. Serial VWZ1Z2K7214010.

    Is anyone able to do this on here?

    Thanks!
    Originally posted by dibman
    Hello,
    Sorry we can't help
    Main Dealer or a Decoding Service only for this code.
    • didgeridoooo
    • By didgeridoooo 15th Jun 17, 10:35 AM
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    didgeridoooo
    There is a code printed on the metal body of radio which says Y431308714B
    underneath that is also printed 929-0192-87.
    None of these help?
    thanks for trying
    • didgeridoooo
    • By didgeridoooo 15th Jun 17, 2:51 PM
    • 12 Posts
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    didgeridoooo
    Assuming I can't be helped here, when you said "Main Dealer or a Decoding Service only for this code" do you have any recommendations for cheapest online service I could use?
    Thanks
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 15th Jun 17, 3:28 PM
    • 594 Posts
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    Trackman
    Assuming I can't be helped here, when you said "Main Dealer or a Decoding Service only for this code" do you have any recommendations for cheapest online service I could use?
    Thanks
    Originally posted by didgeridoooo
    See PM for how to get code
    • rotovater
    • By rotovater 15th Jun 17, 5:56 PM
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    rotovater
    ford unlock code
    hi timmo,could you tell me the code for v083181.thanks in advance.first time using this.dont know if you need my email.tidygarden@hotmail.co.uk.thanks again
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 15th Jun 17, 7:05 PM
    • 594 Posts
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    Trackman
    hi timmo,could you tell me the code for v083181.thanks in advance.first time using this.dont know if you need my email.tidygarden@hotmail.co.uk.thanks again
    Originally posted by rotovater
    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.
    • mellyser
    • By mellyser 16th Jun 17, 7:58 PM
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    mellyser
    Hi,

    any chance of a code for a Siemens VDO CDR2005, serial number GM020532169923

    Thanks!
    • Bradjane
    • By Bradjane 17th Jun 17, 10:17 AM
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    Bradjane
    Code needed
    Hi Rikki, can you please provide a code for a jeep radio s\n TCAAA1273J6890 jeep want £20 plus vat! Hope you can help
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 19th Jun 17, 7:30 PM
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    RegWorts
    Hi Rikki, can you please provide a code for a jeep radio s\n TCAAA1273J6890 jeep want £20 plus vat! Hope you can help
    Originally posted by Bradjane
    Sorry I cannot help with these

    See PM message for suggestions
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 19th Jun 17, 7:31 PM
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    RegWorts
    Hi,

    any chance of a code for a Siemens VDO CDR2005, serial number GM020532169923

    Thanks!
    Originally posted by mellyser
    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
    • notgingerkev
    • By notgingerkev 22nd Jun 17, 8:46 AM
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    notgingerkev
    Peugeot/Blaupunkt Code
    Can anyone help with a Blaupunkt radio in a Peugeot?
    BP8140X 5430392
    7648140392
    Thanks
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 22nd Jun 17, 9:08 AM
    • 594 Posts
    • 224 Thanks
    Trackman
    Can anyone help with a Blaupunkt radio in a Peugeot?
    BP8140X 5430392
    7648140392
    Thanks
    Originally posted by notgingerkev
    Your code for that serial number is 6512
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