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ZZDaryl, Chevy Technician
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i own a 2001 chevy tahoe my radio locked can you help me

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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.

Hello, if you can perform this step for me, i can get you the factory back up code!!!it will be a six digit code!!!

just post the code back to me.

  • Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  • Press and hold the radio preset buttons 2 and 3 for approximately 8 seconds until the first 3 digits of the backup code are displayed on the radio.
  • Record the displayed code.
  • Press and hold the AM/FM push button until the second 3 digits are displayed on the radio
  • Customer: replied 8 years ago.
    first three are 725
    second three are 762
    Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.

    0325 is the code

    Now you can go back out to your car, press and release the "HR" (hour) button until it flashes, and enter in the first two digits of your 4-digit code. Then press the MIN (minute) button and enter the last two digits. [For instance, if my code was the number "1848", I'd press the HR button 18 times and the MIN button 48 times]. When you're done, hit AM/FM. The radio is now unlocked.

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    Customer: replied 8 years ago.
    first three digits are 752 and second three are 762 how long do you think this will take?
    Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.
    You changed the numbers on this post are you sure of the numbers which ones are correct? And are they in the right order?
    Customer: replied 8 years ago.
    the code wont work i cant display 03 on my hour button
    Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.
    You gave me two different codes which is the right one?
    Customer: replied 8 years ago.
    i really dont understand whats going on i cant start my hr button out with a 0 it only goes 1
    Customer: replied 8 years ago.
    752 and 762
    Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.
    try 1059, this is for this number.
    Customer: replied 8 years ago.
    thank you for your help
    Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.
    Be sure to save that number in case it happens again. or remove the lock all together.