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I assume you are talking about the security coding when your radio displays "SAFE" after a battery disconnect. Here is the procedure.
Anti-theft security code, inputting
The security code is "fixed", meaning the radio is programmed by the radio manufacturer to accept only one code. This code must be input during the new vehicle delivery inspection, into newly installed or existing units removed and reinstalled.
- Obtain security code, either from code card or from customer.
- Radio power supply fuse OK (according to wiring diagram)
Inputting code/cancelling electronic lock-up
- Switch on radio "SAFE" appears in radio display, followed by "1000" approximately 3 seconds later
- Input the security code found on the radio card using the station preset buttons on the radio. Button "1" corresponds to the first number in the security code, "2" the second and so on. Press the applicable button repeatedly until the desired number appears in the display (eg.: press button "1" three times it the first number in the code is 3).
- When the entire code has been input and appears on the display, press the right side of the "Seek" button (">") for longer then 2 seconds until an audible signal is heard.
Incorrect code number
If an incorrect code is entered, "SAFE" will appear in the display (first blinking and then continuous) and the radio will not function. The entire coding procedure can only be repeated one more time immediately (the number of attempts is displayed).
If during the second attempt an incorrect code is entered, the radio will lock-up for approximately one hour. Leave radio switched on for 1 hour and attempt coding again when the number of attempts on display goes out (ensure proper code is available).
Cycle: 2 attempts - 1 hour lock-up still applies.
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