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radio codes

Post by Pbyrnzy » Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:55 pm

My '99 C70 needed be reset,and after putting in the code.It came up phone, what is that and how do I go back tothe radio?



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Re: radio codes

Post by bmdubya1198 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:24 pm

You can get the code from Volvo here: http://volvo.custhelp.com/app/webforms/ ... UyMQ%3D%3D

Just fill it out with your VIN if it's the original radio and the site should provide your code instantly. If it's not original, you can add the radio's serial number (on top of the radio on a sticker) in the additional details section.


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Re: radio codes

Post by ZionXIX » Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:24 am

Didn't even know this existed. I know my radio code but I tried just for the fun of it.



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Re: radio codes

Post by bmdubya1198 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:40 am

ZionXIX wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:24 am
Didn't even know this existed. I know my radio code but I tried just for the fun of it.
Yeah, I like that Volvo offers this. It's helped me multiple times!


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2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 2??k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 108k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 160k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
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Re: radio codes

Post by erikv11 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:24 pm

The OP didn't ask for the radio code, he seems to have that already.

This is a strange one, I have never seen the display read "phone" but found a few examples but no solution in a quick search. I would try unplugging the radio again, see if it says "phone" again the next time you put in the code.

If you figure it out please tell us what fixes it.


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Re: radio codes

Post by BEJinFbk » Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:02 pm

Is the harness to the radio still factory stock and unmolested?
If it's been spliced, cut or otherwise tampered with, the radio
may be seeing a signal that an optional phone is active.


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Re: radio codes

Post by bmdubya1198 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:36 pm

erikv11 wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:24 pm
The OP didn't ask for the radio code, he seems to have that already.
Whoops, I totally misread the post.. I guess I was tired!

That's definitely strange. Check the connections behind the radio, make sure all the connectors are clean and fully clipped into place.


2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 191k
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 2??k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 108k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 160k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1992 Miata Mariner Blue/Black 146k
Sold-
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 193k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k- Never should have sold it


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