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My battery died in my car which cause my stereo to stop

Customer Question

my battery died in my car which cause my stereo to stop working,,,its asking for a code to acess it and i dont know it....kenwood car stereo with gps cd serus model DNX6140
JA: Just to clarify, what's the brand and model of the GPS?
Customer: garmin
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: putting in radom codes
JA: The electronics expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: is this a garantee
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car Electronics
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its been 10mins..
Expert:  ElectronicsPete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there!
My name is***** for the delay. I will try my best to help you with your question.

Do not try random codes - if you make too many incorrect attempts you could permanently disable the stereo.

To get the correct code, check in your vehicle's manual. If it is not given there, then you can call your local car dealership - they should have a record of the code if the stereo is the original that was factory fitted in the vehicle.

If that doesn't work or if the stereo is an aftermarket one, then you will need to contact Kenwood for an unlock code.
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