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Need radio code because of battery being disconnected. Not

Customer Question

Need radio code because of battery being disconnected. Not sure how to get it.
JA: Do you have a scan tool to read the codes?
Customer: I do not.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2007 Honda Fit
JA: Are you fixing your Fit yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No it's my friends car, nothing to be fixed just trying to figure out the radios code.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's about it.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

I need the vin number and serial number from the radio.

To get serial number turn off radio, hold 1 and 6 buttons at the same time then press the power on button the serial number will be displayed it should be an 8 digit number.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
S/n 24020111
Give me a few minutes to grab the vin. We're currently traveling
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

ok

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Sorry for the waitVin:JHMGD38667S024619
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

radio code 62561
nav code 9708 if equipped

Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Please rate using the star rating system at the top of the screen, 5 stars are appreciated.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
That's not working unfortunately.
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Thanks

Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

make sure you are entering it correctly. If it says error 1, 2, 3 you need to start over.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
62561? I've gotten an error Everytime I've tried it.
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Yes that is right. Are you starting to enter it right after the full error then number is *****?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No sir, I turned it off to reset it, then tried again and then I get error code 1, 2, 3 etc..
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Im completely stumped then because I entered all the information the website provided me along with you and it is still giving me an error.
Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Disconnect both battery cables (positive and negative) and clamp or use a jumper wire to hold them together, turn key to on position and let it sit for 10 minutes. Then turn ignition off and remove key, reconnect battery cables at a time, positive first then negative.

Expert:  Dan replied 9 months ago.

Hello again Dan here,

I am contacting you because the post has not been closed or rated.

This question is coming up on 7 days which means it will time out and close.

You have already paid to get this question answered, but you have not rated.

Let me help some more. Is there anything else I can help you with?

If I did not give you 5 star service, please let me know what I missed.

Thanks