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Old 06-09-2012, 11:44 AM   #1
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I broke the old radio display and it won't play cassettes anyway, so I bought replacement OEM model from online retailer. Installed, and it says "LOCKED" (not "LOC").
I have the procedure to get the code out of the radio :
"Press and hold presets 2 and 3 for about 5 to 10 seconds until you
get 3 digits on your display" but nothing happens - no change in display, nothing.

Any ideas?

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The radio is locked, as the display says. You would need to go to a dealer to have it unlocked with a tech2 tool.
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x2 as above.
From what I understand in the future, the radio can also be programmed with a no code setting, by dealer as well, to prevent lock downs from battery removal etc.
I use an OBDII power plug (power saver) before removal of battery / disconnecting power.
Seems to hold radio settings and no lock downs... Thank Goodness!
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