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I purchased a replacement radio on ebay and it requires a

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I purchased a replacement radio on ebay and it requires a code. Is there any way to get this code? JA: Has the battery been recently disconnected? Have you checked the manual or the glove box for the radio code? Customer: The radio is from a salvaged 2005 jetta that the seller is parting out so I don't have access to the original car JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer: I need the code for the radio JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you? Customer: No

Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 9 months ago.

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I do need 2 things !!

first the vin # of the vehicle the radio is going into

second i do need the 14 digit VWZ # that is etched on the radio itself. PICTURE PREFERRED!!


Customer: replied 9 months ago.

OK the Vin is 3vwst71k56m707090 the vzw is vzw4z7e2014146

I don't have a pic because I installed the radio waiting for a response. I can disassemble if need be but would rather not