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How to unlock radio in 2005 Saturn Ion. I changed the battery and it quit working. My G/F started hitting buttons and now its locked up. What can I do short of going to a dealer?

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It may be complicated, depending which radio you have. UC1 or US9, US8. The owners manual should have all the info you need. You do have the radio code, right? If will need to visit the dealer. If you have the code, the radio must be on for 1 hour and then it will unlock when it reads - - - - , and you can put the code in. Its not your girlfriends fault. ; )

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Nothing. Only the dealer keeps up with the codes I believe. If you are able to remove the unit, record the info on the rear. Once in hand, give the dealer a call, they should be able to take care of you over the phone.

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    Jerry King Jun 05, 2014

    The codes are user derived, and 4 digits. Like a debit card. You make up your own code from 0 to 9.



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