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Step 2 -  Retrieve radio serial#



  1. The radio must be in LOC mode NOT in INOP mode.

  2. Turn the ignition ON (The radio displays LOC).

  3. Press and hold presets buttons 2 & 3 or 1 & 4 for approximately 10 seconds.

  4. The radio display changes from LOC to a three-digit number.

  5. Write this number down.

  6. You will then have fifteen seconds max before the next step must be performed.

  7. Press the AM/FM button.

  8. The radio display changes to another three-digit number.

  9. Write this number to the right of the first one.

  10. You now have a six or four-digit number, the first three digits are from STEP 3 and the last three digits are from STEP 5.

  11. If you have a four digit number, it will show all four digits at the same time.

  12. Example 4523.


  • Note:

  • If you have activated the Theft-Deterrent feature of your radio and loose power, the radio goes into LOC (theftlock) mode.

  • With the ignition on, you must use the MN and HR buttons to enter your personal code in order to unlock it.

  • If you fail to enter the correct code eight (8) times, the radio goes into INOP mode.

  • You have to wait an hour with the ignition on before the radio returns to LOC mode procedure:

  • You may have two sets of the same number. Example- (233-233).

  • Saturn and GEO Vehicles only require a four Digit Serial #

  • The fourth digit will be half the size of the first three digits on Saturn and GEO Vehicles .





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