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Ms. , how do I unlock radio code on my 1998 s70 Volvo? : My

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Hello Ms. Wilson, how do I unlock radio code on my 1998 s70 Volvo?
JA: Has the car lost power recently? Have you ever had to reset your radio code?
Customer: My vin# ***** ***** Yes, do take the battery cables to clean the batteries. I bought the car used, but, I have never reset the radio.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: I put in a code a Volvo dealer gave me to put in but it didn't work.
JA: Is there anything else the Volvo Mechanic should be aware of about your Volvo?
Customer: no, the car is fine. everything else is working find. the code for the radio came up when I replaced the battery back up.
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Pete replied 4 months ago.

Hi,my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to try to assist you with this.I may need more information in some cases to help with answering your question.

Expert:  Pete replied 4 months ago.

Usually this radio code has to be obtained through a dealer.They may or may not charge for this code and usually want to see proof of ownership and a photo ID.You can also try this link here neither of these are an option for you on this here let me know so we can continue.

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