No this is not another message asking the group where i can get a
number to unlock my stereo. I have the number to the stereo, it's a 5
digit #, but when i enter it in nothing happens. I took it to the
dealer and they say it's because there was a tape in the tape deck
when the power got disconnected (battery blew up). They so far have
no way to help me, but i just want to make sure that I am not getting
the run around from my local dealer and that I am not overlooking
anything obvious. Any help would be awesome.
If you entered the Radio Code more than three times, it locks out further
attempts. You need to contact MBUSA to get the radio re-coded.
Remember to press the "*" key after entering the code (it changed on later
models, call an MB service desk to ask the sequence). If it still flashes
"CODE," you need to contact MBUSA. The radio may have been replaced and is
no longer associated with the VIN of the car, or it may be locked out from
too many attemps. If it's not working, and not asking for a "CODE" on the
display, there's something else wrong with the unit.
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