How do I find my radio security code?
The best place to locate a radio code is in the owner’s manual of your car. In most cases, the owner’s manual will be located in your glove box and will include general automotive service and maintenance tips, along with instructions on how to operate each system on the vehicle.
How do you enter a radio code?
Turn your vehicle and car radio on. The word “Code” or “Locked” may appear. Enter your serial code using the numbered stereo buttons. For example, if your code is 24367, enter the numbers “2-4-3-6-7” using the numbered buttons on your stereo system or touch screen.
What is a radio unlock code?
A car radio code is a short string of numbers associated with a security feature found in some head units. Its purpose is to prevent theft by rendering a stolen head unit useless when it’s disconnected from the battery. In either case, you must enter the code to get the head unit working again.
How do you unlock a Toyota radio without the code?
If you no longer have the code, contact a Toyota dealer to have it looked up.
- Turn the ignition switch on.
- Press the power button on the radio.
- Press and hold preset button number 1.
- Press and hold the “Tune up” button.
- Release both buttons when “—” appears in the display.
Will disconnecting battery reset radio?
However, disconnecting the battery will not only erase diagnostic trouble codes but also erase drivability, security and radio codes in many vehicles. Locate any codes and have them and the drivability learning procedures on hand before disconnecting the battery.
Why does my radio say E DC?
It looks like the “DC Error” message is displayed when there’s a problem with the power supply for the stereo. The root cause is most likely to be a shorted or grounded speaker wire or something else caused the stereo to output the rated power. Sometimes pulling the radio fuse and putting it back will clear it.