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2000 Acura TL: Speed Automatic..Metallic..have lost the radio code

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2000 Acura TL 3.2 Premium
5 Speed Automatic
Satin Silver Metallic / Ebony leather
have lost the radio code
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  OnlineHelp replied 8 years ago.

Hello and thank you for choosing Just Answer.

You will need to contact the dealer and ask them for the radio code. They will ask you for the radio serial number which can be found one of two ways.

Type 1

Acura

Radio unlock procedure

SECTION 2.B.

 

With key in the "on" position:

  • Press preset buttons 1 and 6 at the same time.

  • Turn on radio.

  • An 8 digit serial number will appear on display. (if stereo was locked up at the time).

  • NOTE: Example, If your display indicates L512 3 U123 5

You must enter your radio serial# XXXXX the order form below:

  • EXACTLY AS YOU SEE IT ON YOUR RADIO DISPLAY

  • IN THE PROPER ORDER

  • Be sure to include the "smaller" digits!

  • Write this number down, as you will need this number for form below.

Or

 

Type 2

Acura

SECTION 3.B.

  • Your vehicle requires that you remove the radio from the vehicle in order to retrieve your radio's serial number.

  • It is written in the back of the radio

If the dealer does not want to give you the code or has a charge that is more than $28.99, you can purchase the code from this site for $28.99

http://www.radio-code.com/Acura-Pay-Page-radio-code.htm