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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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    • micktay44
    • By micktay44 7th Jan 18, 1:17 PM
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    micktay44
    Thanks
    Worked a treat thanks, you're a star
    • Loobmonkey
    • By Loobmonkey 8th Jan 18, 8:37 AM
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    Loobmonkey
    Would like a Ford Focus unlock code if possible
    Hi,

    We have a 2010 Ford Focus that recently had battery problems. We don't seem to have a radio unlock code in any of our dealer documents so was hoping someone could work wonders for us.

    The serial number is: -

    SOCD1XAV006146

    Thanks,

    Simon
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 8th Jan 18, 10:10 AM
    • 1,625 Posts
    • 579 Thanks
    G.Ayrton
    Hi,

    We have a 2010 Ford Focus that recently had battery problems. We don't seem to have a radio unlock code in any of our dealer documents so was hoping someone could work wonders for us.

    The serial number is: -

    SOCD1XAV006146

    Thanks,

    Simon
    Originally posted by Loobmonkey
    Hello,
    Try code .. 4511
    • dweebb
    • By dweebb 8th Jan 18, 10:58 AM
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    dweebb
    Hi
    Can anyone help
    Ford Focus
    radio serial number v043525
    Thanks
    David
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 8th Jan 18, 1:44 PM
    • 698 Posts
    • 262 Thanks
    Trackman
    Hi
    Can anyone help
    Ford Focus
    radio serial number v043525
    Thanks
    David
    Originally posted by dweebb
    Sorry. Serial numbers beginning with a V are usually 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.
    • Loobmonkey
    • By Loobmonkey 8th Jan 18, 7:49 PM
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    Loobmonkey
    Worked perfectly. Thanks so much!
    • magister
    • By magister 9th Jan 18, 4:48 PM
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    magister
    Hi,

    can anyone provide code for this one?

    Mercedes benz
    A 003 820 91 86 [01]
    Model No: BE 4103
    Serial No: 18113843

    *4103IC018113843*

    Thank you!
    • bonus2010
    • By bonus2010 9th Jan 18, 5:09 PM
    • 147 Posts
    • 61 Thanks
    bonus2010
    Hi,

    can anyone provide code for this one?

    Mercedes benz
    A 003 820 91 86 [01]
    Model No: BE 4103
    Serial No: 18113843

    *4103IC018113843*

    Thank you!
    Originally posted by magister
    try 66415 ...................
    • VikingBill
    • By VikingBill 9th Jan 18, 10:03 PM
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    VikingBill
    Mondeo radio unlocking
    Hi, i've got a ford mondeo & radio is a 6000cd. I had to take battery out to charge & radio is now asking for code. I have a booklet which came with car but because it's a used vehicle the code in book doesn't work. Have taken radio out & serial number is V048467. If anyone can give me code would be much appreciated, have been on about 30 so called FREE CODE sites & not one any use, thanks in advance, Bill.
    • Trackman
    • By Trackman 10th Jan 18, 10:16 AM
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    Trackman
    Hi, i've got a ford mondeo & radio is a 6000cd. I had to take battery out to charge & radio is now asking for code. I have a booklet which came with car but because it's a used vehicle the code in book doesn't work. Have taken radio out & serial number is V048467. If anyone can give me code would be much appreciated, have been on about 30 so called FREE CODE sites & not one any use, thanks in advance, Bill.
    Originally posted by VikingBill
    Sorry. Serial numbers beginning with a V are not usually 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.
    • SUE1969
    • By SUE1969 10th Jan 18, 3:49 PM
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    SUE1969
    Code
    Hi how do I get my serial code?
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 10th Jan 18, 5:15 PM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hi, i've got a ford mondeo & radio is a 6000cd. I had to take battery out to charge & radio is now asking for code. I have a booklet which came with car but because it's a used vehicle the code in book doesn't work. Have taken radio out & serial number is V048467. If anyone can give me code would be much appreciated, have been on about 30 so called FREE CODE sites & not one any use, thanks in advance, Bill.
    Originally posted by VikingBill
    Hi,
    Your code .. 9820
    • Drive4it
    • By Drive4it 11th Jan 18, 5:09 AM
    • 17 Posts
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    Drive4it
    Ford transit radio code
    Morning all

    Any help would be appreciated to obtain my code
    V code for my transit Tourneo minibus
    V015285

    Thank you in advance
    Craig
    • Munck
    • By Munck 11th Jan 18, 7:44 PM
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    Munck
    Ford radio
    Van Anton help me with å Ford V code ?
    the serialnumber is V003088

    Thank you
    • mondeoUK
    • By mondeoUK 11th Jan 18, 8:06 PM
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    mondeoUK
    Morning all

    Any help would be appreciated to obtain my code
    V code for my transit Tourneo minibus
    V015285

    Thank you in advance
    Craig
    Originally posted by Drive4it
    Van Anton help me with å Ford V code ?
    the serialnumber is V003088

    Thank you
    Originally posted by Munck
    These Ford V codes cannot be calculated so have to be obtained from the Ford database.

    Try here as they have a good reputation and are cheap

    ukbookshelf.co.uk/fordv
    • mondeoUK
    • By mondeoUK 11th Jan 18, 8:09 PM
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    mondeoUK
    Hi how do I get my serial code?
    Originally posted by SUE1969
    remove the radio from the dashboard and post the SERIAL NUMBER found on a label on the casing

    Radio removal instructions can be found on YouTube
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 14th Jan 18, 3:16 PM
    • 1,625 Posts
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    G.Ayrton
    Morning all

    Any help would be appreciated to obtain my code
    V code for my transit Tourneo minibus
    V015285

    Thank you in advance
    Craig
    Originally posted by Drive4it
    Your code is .. 1013
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 15th Jan 18, 4:07 PM
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    G.Ayrton
    Van Anton help me with å Ford V code ?
    the serialnumber is V003088

    Thank you
    Originally posted by Munck

    Your code is .. 1049
    • Justinmmayhew
    • By Justinmmayhew 15th Jan 18, 11:22 PM
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    Justinmmayhew
    Ford radio code
    Hi. Please could I have a radio code for Ford Focus 06
    Serial number : M007740
    Many thanks
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 16th Jan 18, 8:41 AM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hi. Please could I have a radio code for Ford Focus 06
    Serial number : M007740
    Many thanks
    Originally posted by Justinmmayhew
    Hello,
    Your code is .. 4982
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