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I had some work done on the car and when I got it back the radio was in safe mode - I HAVE the code, but it doesnt work - it just stays in SAFE mode as though code is wrong (but it isnt).

Any ideas on how to get my radio back? or am I going to have to buy a new head unit?
 

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i THINK i read that unhooking the battery for (this is the questionable part) ?a while? might reset something on SOME cars. worth a shot if you're stumped.

otherwise i gotta say, put in a new deck. my B5 sounded leaps and bounds better when i put the alpine deck in with some real power.
 

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What year is it? A lot of them will recode themselves if you just turn the car on and off a few times. (I think I read like post 2002 HUs do this?)
 

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Its a '98 and its been in safe mode for about a week so I dont think its going to unlock on its own -

The code is definetly correct.

I will try undoing the battery and see if it 'resets'
 
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