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We bought a car 9months ago and today we had to buy a

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We bought a car 9months ago and today we had to buy a battery for the car. Now that we have it running again. I can get into our stereo. Last owner know put a code, and I don't know it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Joe replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Joe replied 1 year ago.

Try the basics like 0000, 1234, 4321, 1111, 9999 are the most common. If not then I will need the make and model number, in most cases you will have 2 options which are visit a local car audio shop that deals in that brand which can unlock it or contacting the manufacture directly and proving ownership. Both usually do charge a fee, in some cases they may not charge, in most cases there is NO way around this esp aftermarket radios. A factory radio you will need to contact your local dealership which can provide the code. Now there is a chance in the owners manual (car or radio) that they wrote the code down.

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