Free Honda Radio Code

Honda Accord Radio Code Reset (5 Free Methods)

The Honda Accord stereo code was introduced by Honda as an enhanced security feature to protect car radios from theft.

However, over time, common customer complaints have arisen regarding the inconvenience this feature causes!

Although the change has protected radios, it is now causing a lot of issues for owners themselves.

Honda Accord Radio Code

When Do You Need To Enter The Code?

Whether you are replacing your 2008 Honda Accord car radio or changing your battery or fuse, as soon as the electric circuit of the radio breaks, it gets automatically locked and the radio says code.

As a result, you won’t be able to turn on your radio, without entering the code.

So if your radio is locked, keep reading, I will show you 5 easy methods to get your Accord radio code for free.

Method 1 : Bypass Honda Accord Radio Code With The Power Button

In most cases, you can bypass the Honda radio code by simply pressing and holding the power button for a few seconds until you see the radio reactivated.

This is the first method you should try. It is the easiest and fastest one, and does not require any code to unlock the radio.

Method 2 : Check The Owner’s Manual For Radio Code Information

Most users after going through a lot of trouble generating the code find out that it was written on top of their owner’s manual or on the Anti-theft Radio ID card.

So, make sure if there is a four or five-digit code written on top of your owner’s manual or on your car documents.

If you find it, all you have to do now is to enter the code to the stereo unit.

Method 3 : Take a Look Inside Your Glove Box

Sometimes the 2008 Honda Accord radio code can be listed on a small white sticker inside the Glovebox. You can find this sticker on the outer-left or on the inner-left surface (see image).

Method 4 : Ask a Local Dealership For The Code

Although some dealers may give out codes for free, others may require that you come in to the dealership.

If you’re lucky, you may be able to get the code in a single phone call and then, go through the Honda code entry instructions below.

However, if you’re not so lucky with any Honda dealer, I will show you another method to get your code for free.

Method 5 : Online Honda Accord Radio Code Calculator

If you can’t find the code anywhere, don’t worry.

It is possible to use the Honda Radio Code Calculator to unlock your car stereo.

This online software is able to generate Honda codes from the serial number of the unit (see below how to get the serial number).

You will only need to find and enter the serial number, then click Generate Code!

And voila, your stereo code will be sent by email.

Get Your Code Now !

Alternatively, you can try this link : https://radio-navicode.honda.com/ (but you will need to provide identity verification and vehicle information to get the code).

How To Find The Honda Accord Radio Serial Number?

So, we need to find the radio unit serial number to calculate the code.

Unlike most manufacturers, Honda provides an easy way to get the stereo unit serial number without pulling it out.

Here are the steps :

  1. Turn on the stereo power by either turning the car keys to ACC or ON mode. There is no need to turn on the engine.
  2. When the radio gets the power, press the two digits buttons 1 and 6 and hold them. For 2003 – 2007 Accord with Navigation System, press and hold the top of the SEEK/SKIP and CH/DISC buttons.
  3. Press the ON button.
  4. There will be eight digits displayed in two groups of four digits. Ex: U7592 L3084
  5. Ignore the U and L and note down the eight digits, with the digits appearing first at the beginning. Ex: 75923084

If this method is not working for you, then you have to pull the stereo unit and look for the serial number on the side or the rear, it’s probably on a sticker somewhere on it. Please check the Honda radio removal guide for more details (video tutorial! ).

Honda Accord Code Entry Instructions

To enter your Honda Accord radio code, use the radio preset buttons. This will unlock the radio and reset the audio system.

The code entry process is very easy, but you need to be careful!!

  • Be sure you have the right code.
  • If you enter wrong digits, the stereo unit will freeze for a certain amount of time.
  • Code entry is not the same for cars With Navigation System and models Without Navigation. Honda navi code requires a different method!
  • If you get a Honda Accord radio code error, there will be other steps to do!

Visit the Honda Accord Code Entry tutorial to know the exact steps you will need to follow to avoid making common mistakes!

Conclusion

Whether you buy a pre-owned car or an aftermarket radio, you will most probably not have the Honda Accord code for radio. This step-by-step guide makes it a simple process that actually takes less than five minutes to generate and enter the code.

If you need help and if you get Honda Accord radio code error, you can post comments here or email me and I will be more than happy to help.

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  3. What is the website to calculate and generate my radio code from my VIN and serial no.?

  4. have 2007 honda accord and need to find the code for the radio.

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  8. I need to find out what the radio unlock code for a 2004 Honda Accord serial numbers 1212 0602

  9. Does any one have the code for 2003 honda accord radio it the same for that cqr

  10. I need the code for my 2007 Honda CRV, I had to remove the battery, there is no sticker inside the glove compartment, the serial number for the radio is 40032882 can you help me?

  11. How do I get my Honda accord 20o8 radio code I cant find it n my car please help me

  12. please can you assist with my radio code for 2009 Honda Accord? my Vin is 1HGCP26879A801907
    And serial Number. 30009928. I will be very thanks full of you

  13. Please email me a code , I got a replacement radio for free on FB marketplace because the one in my 2006 accord doesn't work, but it wants a code. I did get the serial from the new used radio I installed. U1239 L2267. Please help

  14. Pls help me with my radio code, i want to retrieve my Honda car radio with VIN number 1HGCS128X8A018755 and serial number is 30010828.

  15. If anyone has any idea regarding my issue pls email me at johnjk3rd@gmail.com

  16. I have a 2007 Honda Accord xl and I recently changed the battery… Now get this,,, My radio was working fine,,, So fine in fact the radio would pop on at night without the engine running or any keys in the ignition! So I pulled the #5 fuse (10amp) for the radio inside the vehicle. This disabled my keyless entry etc. Now the radio light comes on about every 15 seconds throughout the night causing a parasitic draw and draining my new battery. I jump the car, start it up and the radio works fine,,, I have never had to enter a code. I am guessing that the Radio itself has got a bad resistor etc,,, Has anyone ever heard of such a possessed radio situation before?

  17. I just bought a 2008 honda accord can't setthe radio it gives me error 4 also batery was dead i change it also im a senior and dont know how to set all the fixtures could you help me or do you suggest me to go to the diler

  18. I need the radio code for 2004 Honda Coupe two door please

  19. Please, I can't find code auto radio for Honda Fit 2008, vin JHMGD3869S808259 and the sn: 24078050

  20. Hi I need for this sn 40076829 thanks

  21. Can you help me please
    Vin
    1HGCS12749A023734
    Serial number
    30014006

  22. I have 2007 Honda accord and my code 12427774 and on error 3

  23. Can you please assist me as well in getting the code for my stereo. My vin# 1HGCM56726A107977

  24. hello i have crv 2005 serial nmb 10009820
    vin JHLRD78995C805768
    aymanyoussef1990@hotmail.com

  25. my clock bulb in my 2006 accord is out and I cant enter radio code is there any way to fix or enter code a different way.

  26. Yes. That code is 7m#42w2. In fact all codes are that.

  27. Can you help find my radio code?
    vin SHSRD88602U000883
    serial number U3000 L4091
    thanks

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  29. I have an 2007 Honda accord and my code is 12384478 and I'm having trouble putting it in I'm on error 4. HELP

  30. I have an 2007 Honda accord and my code is 12384478 and I'm having trouble putting it in I'm on error 4. HELP

  31. Please help me I forget my Honda Accord code radio

  32. please help me i forgot my Honda Accord 2011

  33. how to enter the code to unlock the navigator system, i got the 5 digit code but displays error message, the 4 digit code unlocks just the radio, thanks

  34. Need help vin 1HGCP36868A030098 an 30012374

  35. VIN : 1HGCM66414A801357
    SN: 12356527
    Please I miss Placed My code .
    Honda Accord Sedan 04
    westlikeya@yahoo.com

  36. Hello, please i just bought a 2008 accord about 3 weeks ago and have the same issue.
    Please assist me 1HGCP26828A802025 / 30003699

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  41. Are you using the right way to enter it? Use the turner knot

  42. I have my code. 51411. but the screen reads error E.
    Can you help please

  43. Need 5 digit code U1244 L3530

  44. Code entered too many times radio now says error 1. Please reply to margarett118@gmail.com

  45. please i need the radio code of stereo accord 2003
    VIN #3HGCM66583G002121
    Radio serial #11218947
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  46. I really need help with my 2003 Honda Accord radio code.
    VIN #: 1HGCM66893A077161
    Radio serial #: 22007121

  47. I have a 2008 Honda accord coupe. Does anyone have a code plz ND thAnk you

  48. I have a 2008 Honda accord coupe and I had to change my battery.. can some please help. The dealer want to charge me..

  49. I have a 2008 Honda accord coupe and I had to change my battery.. can some please help. The dealer want to charge me..

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  51. Go to radio-navicode-honda.com and enter your VIN number and radio s/n and it will give you the radio security 5 digit code, enter that in the radio and your radio should turn on

  52. Go to radio-navicode-honda.com and enter your VIN number and radio s/n and it will give you the radio security 5 digit code, enter that in the radio and your radio should turn on

  53. What if the radio isnt the original one in your Honda so you so you dont have the vin # that matches up?

  54. 2004 honda accord u1212 l2146
    vin:1hgcm82674a016408

  55. 2001 honda civic
    Vin: 2hges15671h921097
    # 28001782

  56. how do you type 0 while entering the code

  57. Hi,

    I have tried the my code several times and It will not work. What now?

    James

  58. Kindly assist me,vin number is 1HGCM56715A133968 and radio serial number 12152899. Thanks

  59. I need the radio code pls assist me. thank u!
    SHSRD88603U124222
    30026256

  60. We have the correct code because it's happened before & we've reset the radio successfully. Now however, nothing we've been trying works.

  61. I tried holding down 1 and 6 and when that didn't work I tried the other option to generate serial numbers. Neither way worked. Any other suggestions?

  62. Great article; mine was on the left outside edge of the glove box once I pulled it open. Thanks!!!

  63. Mines all bad can't find anything I have 2009 Honda accord ex sedan

  64. I can get it it displays erre

  65. I need help for u1216 L6320

  66. I check in my glove box and it only have the series number but not the code if you can help me please email me MiguelGK4L@gmail.com

  67. I check in my glove box and it only have the series number but not the code if you can help me please email me MiguelGK4L@gmail.com

  68. Honda accord euro 2008. Sn 10009433

  69. It won't work on mine it's an accord ex wagon

  70. Hi, need help with Honda Civic 2008 radio code. Serial: U3004 L4041. Thanks

  71. 2004 hinda civic please help u1213 L5696

  72. I have s 2001 CRV. My battery died a couple of weeks ago. I entered the code and I keep getting errors. I know it's the correct code because I've used it before. I also know I've entered it correctly. Any advise? I'm on Err6 now and have never had this problem before.

  73. please can you assist with my radio code for 2003 Honda Accord? my Vin is 1HGCM665X3A046037 serial number 11230185

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