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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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    • Angie59
    • By Angie59 6th Mar 18, 5:05 PM
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    Angie59
    Radio unlock
    Hi timmo44 or any other kind person out there,- could you please help me unlock my Ford Focus Zetec car radio ? By showing the code for the following.
    Model single CD KW2000
    Serial number. V319893

    Many thanks
    • EndlessStruggle
    • By EndlessStruggle 6th Mar 18, 9:27 PM
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    EndlessStruggle
    Hello. Had to replace my battery on my 2005 Fiesta. Code is M073756 after holding down 2 and 6. Hopefully this is all you need. Thank you in advance.
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 6th Mar 18, 10:15 PM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hello. Had to replace my battery on my 2005 Fiesta. Code is M073756 after holding down 2 and 6. Hopefully this is all you need. Thank you in advance.
    Originally posted by EndlessStruggle
    Hello,
    Your code is .. 2997
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 9th Mar 18, 5:28 PM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hi timmo44 or any other kind person out there,- could you please help me unlock my Ford Focus Zetec car radio ? By showing the code for the following.
    Model single CD KW2000
    Serial number. V319893

    Many thanks
    Originally posted by Angie59
    Hello,
    Your code is .. 2643
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 10th Mar 18, 12:49 AM
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    RegWorts
    Main Dealer or Radio Decoding Service only
    • RegWorts
    • By RegWorts 10th Mar 18, 12:50 AM
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    RegWorts
    Hello. Could anyone help me out with a code for a Vauxhall VDO CDR500? Serial: GM050031972624

    Thanks!
    Rich
    Originally posted by hifromrich
    Main Dealer or Radio Decoding Service only
    • Cinders2001
    • By Cinders2001 10th Mar 18, 8:07 AM
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    Cinders2001
    Thank you!
    Thanks goes to RegWorts again for coming to my rescue!

    Most kind.
    Thank you x
    ** Freebies and money saved with the help of you all? - Don't know ....lost count! **

    Thank you costs nothing but means a lot. That's why I thank all posts I like!
    • Ford_ Owner
    • By Ford_ Owner 10th Mar 18, 5:51 PM
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    Ford_ Owner
    Hello Had to replace my battery on my 2005 Fiesta. 3 months ago. Code is M122683. Hope someone can help. I know have an hour's drive to work!!
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 10th Mar 18, 6:21 PM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hello Had to replace my battery on my 2005 Fiesta. 3 months ago. Code is M122683. Hope someone can help. I know have an hour's drive to work!!
    Originally posted by Ford_ Owner
    Hello,
    Try code .. 5091
    • Ford_ Owner
    • By Ford_ Owner 10th Mar 18, 8:15 PM
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    Ford_ Owner
    Thank you, It worked no problems. Thank you for your quick response. I didn't think I would have it for Monday. Just enjoyed an hour listening to the radio in preparation for Monday.
    • Mobro
    • By Mobro 12th Mar 18, 8:28 AM
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    Mobro
    Hi can someone find the unlock code for my '07 fiestas radio? Serial is V171227

    Thanks
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 12th Mar 18, 9:54 AM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hi can someone find the unlock code for my '07 fiestas radio? Serial is V171227

    Thanks
    Originally posted by Mobro
    Hello,
    These V codes are not calculated but have to be looked up on the Ford database

    Look at private messages.
    Last edited by G.Ayrton; 12-03-2018 at 9:57 AM.
    • Tigger 140804
    • By Tigger 140804 12th Mar 18, 6:11 PM
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    Tigger 140804
    Hi i have a ford 6000cd my serial number is M043977, could someone help me with the code please.
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 12th Mar 18, 6:20 PM
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    G.Ayrton
    Hi i have a ford 6000cd my serial number is M043977, could someone help me with the code please.
    Originally posted by Tigger 140804
    Hello,
    Try code .. 5165
    • Tigger 140804
    • By Tigger 140804 13th Mar 18, 1:35 PM
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    Tigger 140804
    Thank you so much G.Atrton, i now have a very happy husband !!!55357;!!!56842;
    • dani57
    • By dani57 13th Mar 18, 8:08 PM
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    dani57
    Can anyone help me with a code please.I have a ford focus 2010 serial number V042338
    • johnsnow12345
    • By johnsnow12345 13th Mar 18, 8:08 PM
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    johnsnow12345
    Corsa 2003 Radio?
    Hi All, New to the MSE community as I need to save money!

    I have downsized my car as I have been made redundant, I bought a little 2003 Vauxhall corsa from a chap in the next village, and the radio doesn't work, it says I need a SAFE radio code?

    The old guy didn't know what it was. I have taken the radio out and tried all the numbers on it but none are working!.

    I know there are websites that claim to offer codes but , I just cant afford it at the moment!
    so I noticed people on here are helpful and could possibly help me.

    my radio serial number is GM020338348798

    Please help me

    Thanks
    J
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 13th Mar 18, 8:24 PM
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    G.Ayrton
    Can anyone help me with a code please.I have a ford focus 2010 serial number V042338
    Originally posted by dani57
    These V codes are not calculated but have to be looked up on the Ford database

    Look at private messages.
    • G.Ayrton
    • By G.Ayrton 13th Mar 18, 8:26 PM
    • 1,614 Posts
    • 575 Thanks
    G.Ayrton
    Hi All, New to the MSE community as I need to save money!

    I have downsized my car as I have been made redundant, I bought a little 2003 Vauxhall corsa from a chap in the next village, and the radio doesn't work, it says I need a SAFE radio code?

    The old guy didn't know what it was. I have taken the radio out and tried all the numbers on it but none are working!.

    I know there are websites that claim to offer codes but , I just cant afford it at the moment!
    so I noticed people on here are helpful and could possibly help me.

    my radio serial number is GM020338348798

    Please help me

    Thanks
    J
    Originally posted by johnsnow12345
    Hello,
    Try code .. 5008
    • evghen
    • By evghen 13th Mar 18, 9:06 PM
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    evghen
    Hello there!
    Could you help me getting a code for the following radio:
    VDO 326559176
    CDR500 E
    GM050021460975
    NO24469302

    Thank you very much in advance.
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