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    • Tim_L
    • By Tim_L 7th Feb 05, 7:43 AM
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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 !!!163;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 !!!163;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 !!!163;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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    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 17th Sep 17, 12:06 PM
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    Trackman
    Trackman, so the 224 code didn't work, and I found that it is likely a 4-digit code. The number display goes from 1 to 6, on three buttons, 1,2,3 on the top of the 3 buttons, and 4,5,6 on the bottom. I tried a few times to enter numbers above 3, but I couldn't - it just showed 1, 2 or 3, so I assume this number must be 4 digits and contain only the numbers 1,2,3.

    Not sure how much we want to fight to solve this one, but any help the you and the forum could give is much appreciated.

    Cheers, BuMQ
    Originally posted by BuMQ
    Sorry I can't help any further.

    Looking at units online I think the serial number you have is correct with the 6 digits. I don't have any other code number generators for 6 digit serials other than the one for 3 digit codes.
    • mattyguk1
    • By mattyguk1 24th Sep 17, 5:07 PM
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    mattyguk1
    Vauxhall car code
    Hi all, my daughter has just been gifted a 1999/2000 Vauxhall corsa by a family friend but the battery was dead and now I've replaced that the stereo code needs resetting! Unfortunately the code is lost, can anybody point me in the right direction to get a new code? Thanks in advance the stereo serial number is GM020611077758
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 24th Sep 17, 7:07 PM
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    Trackman
    Hi all, my daughter has just been gifted a 1999/2000 Vauxhall corsa by a family friend but the battery was dead and now I've replaced that the stereo code needs resetting! Unfortunately the code is lost, can anybody point me in the right direction to get a new code? Thanks in advance the stereo serial number is GM020611077758
    Originally posted by mattyguk1
    Sorry. Your code will only be available from a main dealer or the unit will have to be taken into a radio decoding specialist.
    • Muniesta
    • By Muniesta 25th Sep 17, 2:03 PM
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    Muniesta
    Hi I have Rover45 and I need a code for CD player
    XQE 000380PUY
    BP2162 2 1016440
    Can anyone help me please
    Thank you
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 25th Sep 17, 2:29 PM
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    Trackman
    Hi I have Rover45 and I need a code for CD player
    XQE 000380PUY
    BP2162 2 1016440
    Can anyone help me please
    Thank you
    Originally posted by Muniesta
    Your code try 2744
    • Muniesta
    • By Muniesta 25th Sep 17, 5:37 PM
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    Muniesta

    Many thx!!
    • tommo2007
    • By tommo2007 28th Sep 17, 11:00 AM
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    tommo2007
    Hi

    Is it possible to help with 2 codes for the below radios? Both for Ford radios, both had to have new batteries recently so were disconnected.

    M115893
    M076228

    Thank you!

    Tom
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 28th Sep 17, 11:34 AM
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    Trackman
    hi

    is it possible to help with 2 codes for the below radios? Both for ford radios, both had to have new batteries recently so were disconnected.

    M115893
    m076228

    thank you!

    Tom
    Originally posted by tommo2007
    m115893 = 4842

    m076228 = 7810
    • tommo2007
    • By tommo2007 28th Sep 17, 12:24 PM
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    tommo2007
    m115893 = 4842

    m076228 = 7810
    Originally posted by Trackman
    Thank you so much!
    • andy nic
    • By andy nic 28th Sep 17, 5:35 PM
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    andy nic
    could someone help me with the radio code pls
    renault megane
    model 22dc277/62
    prod no fd0103280236497
    tok046
    RN277F0236497
    cant see a serial number as such hence above
    thanking u in advance
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 28th Sep 17, 5:42 PM
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    Trackman
    could someone help me with the radio code pls
    renault megane
    model 22dc277/62
    prod no fd0103280236497
    tok046
    RN277F0236497
    cant see a serial number as such hence above
    thanking u in advance
    Originally posted by andy nic
    your code is 5922
    • Silverfox007
    • By Silverfox007 29th Sep 17, 3:35 PM
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    Silverfox007
    I bought a programme off a guy on Ebay for 5.99 when I needed the code for mine. It works fine and now I can decode anyone elses Ford too. Anyone need a Ford stereo code? I'll tell you it for free! Just need serial number and model of stereo...

    I can only do Ford stereos. Most other makes are a nightmare

    Note FORD STEREOS ONLY

    NO PEUGEOTS, ROVERS, VOLVOS ETC.

    ONLY FORD

    FORD FORD FORD

    (did I mention I can only do Fords?)
    Originally posted by timmo44

    Can you unlock Ford 6000 CD SN#FDMCA 1CV03 10 please
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 29th Sep 17, 3:51 PM
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    Trackman
    Can you unlock Ford 6000 CD SN#FDMCA 1CV03 10 please
    Originally posted by Silverfox007
    That isn't a correct serial number.

    You will have to get the correct 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.
    • andy nic
    • By andy nic 30th Sep 17, 5:44 AM
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    andy nic
    many thanks
    • Simonsen23
    • By Simonsen23 30th Sep 17, 2:37 PM
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    Simonsen23
    Unlocking of radio for my Meriva 2004
    Hi can anyone help me with the unlocking of my Meriva 2004 radio code?

    It is in SAFE mode, and miss the radio .

    GM020531938781
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 30th Sep 17, 3:33 PM
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    Trackman
    Hi can anyone help me with the unlocking of my Meriva 2004 radio code?

    It is in SAFE mode, and miss the radio .

    GM020531938781
    Originally posted by Simonsen23
    Sorry. Your code will only be available from a main dealer or the unit will have to be taken into a radio decoding specialist.

    It is unlikely to be available for free or cheap from anywhere on the Internet
    • Silverfox007
    • By Silverfox007 2nd Oct 17, 11:30 AM
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    Silverfox007
    Thank you, however this is what i get when I pressed 2 and 6 together.
    I guess I will have to pull the stereo out.
    • Christopher1957
    • By Christopher1957 3rd Oct 17, 9:01 AM
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    Christopher1957
    Fiesta Radio
    Hi, please can you tell me what the code is for Fiesta MK7 radio
    Model: RADIO AHU
    Serial No.: Z036495

    thanks
    Chris
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 3rd Oct 17, 9:39 AM
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    Trackman
    Hi, please can you tell me what the code is for Fiesta MK7 radio
    Model: RADIO AHU
    Serial No.: Z036495

    thanks
    Chris
    Originally posted by Christopher1957
    As far as I know Z series are plug and play and don't have a protection code
    • BellY
    • By BellY 5th Oct 17, 9:21 AM
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    BellY
    Hi, could some help me to unlock my ford radio please.
    Ford 6000CD
    V027627

    Many thanks.
    Eve
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