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KENWOOD-CD-RECEIVER (KDC-MP5032 ) TRUCK BATTERY WENT DEAD -FACK

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KENWOOD-CD-RECEIVER (KDC-MP5032 ) TRUCK BATTERY WENT DEAD -FACK PLACE REMOVED / GOT NEW BATTERY /PUT FACEPLATE BACK ON -ASKED FOR ACTIVATION CODE /WHEN I HAD RADIO INSTALLED NEVER ACTIVATED 4 DIGIT CODE /WHEN I REMOVED FACEPLATE I DID NOT ACTIVATE /HOW CAN I GET A CODE /SO I CAN USE MY RADIO------S/NO.60100930 /BAR CODE-019048 165121 /
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car Electronics
Expert:  Aric replied 4 years ago.

KENWOOD KDC SECURITY CODE CLEAR procedure



Your code number is 5227 (KCAR)

* Press numeric key "5" ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key "2" ( 3 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key "2" ( 1 time ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key "7" ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key


Your radio will require one of the following procedures.

Type 1
During the code request mode, while holding the DISP key depressed, press and hold the Volume UP or DOWN key for 3 seconds (so that "..." disappears).
Then using your remote enter your code.

Type 2
Press the "Auto" button and "Track up" on face of radio at the same time. The four dash lines ( . . . . ) should "disappear".

Then using your remote enter your code.

Type 3
Model# DPX-4020 and DPX-4030
Press and hold the 1 then the 6 preset key (preset keys are the buttons on face of radio for storing you "favorite" radio stationshttp://us.mc560.mail.yahoo.com/l

). "C" should display.
Then using your remote, enter your code.


Enter your number from the remote control unit. Your code number is 5227 (KCAR)

* Press numeric key "5" ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key "2" ( 3 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key "2" ( 1 time ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key
* Press numeric key "7" ( 2 times ) and press the Track UP/Next Track key

The security is canceled and the set enters the TUNER mode!

Also on completion of the code reset procedure , hold the track up button down for 3 seconds. If this does not work, then you'll need to contact Kenwood and have them factory unlock the unit by sending it to them.

 

 

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