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Car radio won't turn on.

Post by Toddles » Thu May 07, 2020 2:46 pm

Just had my transmission rebuilt and when I got the car back the radio screen just showed "OFF". It won't let me put in the code. I'm not sure what to do



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Re: Car radio won't turn on.

Post by abscate » Thu May 07, 2020 2:59 pm

Someone might have tried to put the code in too many times.

In the manual, the procedure for restoring is listed. I believe you have to leave the car with ignition on for 3-4 hours
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Re: Car radio won't turn on.

Post by Toddles » Thu May 07, 2020 5:11 pm

Yeah I read about that but I've had the car for a few days and nothing. Usually "CODE" comes up and than you put in the code (I've done it on a previous Volvo) but the word code isn't coming up it just says "OFF"....... I'll check the fuses but since it says off and the anti theft light is blinking I doubt it's a fuse.

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Re: Car radio won't turn on.

Post by abscate » Thu May 07, 2020 8:26 pm

That’s the “ too many attempts” mode
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Re: Car radio won't turn on.

Post by Toddles » Thu May 07, 2020 8:34 pm

lol story of my life 😂😅😭

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Re: Car radio won't turn on.

Post by Toddles » Thu May 07, 2020 8:35 pm

Ooh ingnition on!! I'll try that (for 3 to 4 hours)Thanks!

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Re: Car radio won't turn on.

Post by Toddles » Fri May 08, 2020 2:48 am

It totally worked!!!! I almost forgot I left the car on and went to bed! Went out and it finally said "CODE" ! Code inputted and wham bam there ya have it! One working stereo.
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