You must then enter the four-digit unlock code that you originally assigned to your vehicle. That little label may be somewhere else if not in the glovebox. If so, remove the No. I heard that Honda has a special tool that they stick inside of the vents in order to pull this dash section loose. The mechanics is what we call the stereo and what gets sent in for repair. You can try checking that little book that came with your car, called an Owner's Manual. If it's a 2000 or newer, you can get the serial number by holding down the 1 and 6 preset buttons and turning the radio on, then call Honda, etc.
I also went onto this website: to verify that I have the right security code I used the radio serial number on the documentation card to retrieve the radio security code from the website and indeed it is correct. One other thing that I read to try is to hold down Preset 1 and Preset 6 buttons. Should be able to do it in 20-30 minutes. The crankshaft pulley bolt needs to be removed. Honda car radios are equipped with an anti-theft system, which basically renders the radio inoperable when a thief removes the radio from the vehicle. You don't need it to remove the top dash piece, but it makes it easier to pull it loose, less dash damage from prying the gaps.
Then you can enter the code. If you cannot find the codes, then you have only two cho … ices. Using a regular screwdriver - remove that small door. I wanted to do this so that I can verify the radio serial number. Often, there is a sticker there with the code. There is no need to turn on the engine.
Just turned on until the word code flashes. Almost all Honda radios have their anti-theft system that, if the battery is disconnected, will ask the owner or user to enter a five digit code so that the stereo or Cd player will work again. To change the radio means that a main dealer has too have a corporate id, their computer has to have a known cid, to connect with the manufacturers computer to change a radio. Factory wire colors codes are not universal. Grab underside and gently pull towards you.
There is also a chance that the code could be under the ashtray if you can't find it behind the glove box. This software enables the users to generate their codes and very easily if they follow a step by step stereo unlocking guide. Not the answer you're looking for? With ignition off, insert jumper wire in service check connector terminals, located behind right side of dash. Sometimes the metal clips will come off the plastic but not to be concerned, they just push back on. There are two screws along the bottom and one screw behind the clock that you can get to after the clock is snapped out.
The number of long flashes indicates the number in the 10s column. It is a matter of following the sequence exactly. Next you will need to remove the engine valve cover to be able to remove the upper timing cover. We have taken a flat metal strapping with holes like you would mount an aftermarket stereo with in the back and bent it. You can contact Honda to reset your radio using the company's automated service on its radio reset website see Resources. Some earlier models had a ribbon cable that unplugged from the backside of the display panel.
The serial number will come up in two sets of numbers. Once you know your radio is locked, all you need to do is to follow this guide to unlock your Honda radio, Keep reading. There is one screw behind where ashtray was and two screws on top corners in back of shifter. I heard … that they are more hospitable about it now, since the problem has become quite. Remove the timing belt and then remove the bolts that attach the water pump to the engine block.
Can anyone help me out. Call the selling dealer and see if they have a record of the codes. If the power of the battery to the radio was lost altogether, all the presets of your station will be deleted. Search for these cards and also look in your owners manual to see if the codes are written somewhere. If you cannot find it, there is another way to retrive it.
If it is a anti-theft radio, it will say so on the face plate. These have a screw on each side on back of radio. First you need a serial number or a set of 2 alpha numeric codes. If you do not know the code, you will have to remove the radio, and get the serial off the rad … io chassis. I also wanted to do this because in case this radio has a different serial number I can use this serial to retrieve the security code from the website.