email@example.com (Daniel Vorell) wrote in
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possibilities come to mind 1) was back in the ole days when new owner could
set a 'ripoff' code in radio to screw anyone that stole it. it also screwed
subsequent owners who were not given the code and ended up with dead
battery for any reason....2) one o' them new fangled radios that uses VIN
to match radio to vehicle to screw anyone that stole it. if radio just
installed and wont work you must go to dealer and talk (pay)them into
hooking up their trusty tech2 and reprogram your tunes..........kjun
After what? Did you disconnect the battery? Did you just buy the car? Has
the radio ever worked? Either way, no one here can give you the code. It was
programmed into the radio by someone who owned the car (or the radio). You
need to take it to a dealer and they can clear the code for you.
I bo't a factory GM (pontiac [Sunbird?] ) am-fm-cd-mp3 from Ebay. Fit
right in my 2003 S10, connectors et al. Local Pontiac dealer, a personal
friend, could not help. Contacted a local, independent auto-radio *repair
shop*, who called some firm in NY. They assured us they could unlock it.
Cost me $50, including shipping by Masters and back by NY'er. Now, when I
1st turn it on, it says "Calibrate" for 4 seconds, then on to call letters
of station it's on and then on to reading names of tunes being played.
It CAN be done. Good luck. s *MASTER'S CAR STEREO @ 864-271-6890.*:
ASK TO SPEAK TO THE 'YOUNG LADY' TO OBTAIN INFO.---very reliable people, &
been in business 30-50 years.
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