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Radio code

rsjohn Jun 21, 2012

  1. rsjohn

    rsjohn Member

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    Hi, i have a symphony 2 stereo/multi cd player in my audi a3 and has a cd problem, iv purchased a replacement head unit from ebay but has no code, i spoken to a mate who works at a vag dealer and he says he cant get it without the car details which i dont have.

    is this correct? is the stereo now useless to me now or can i get the code another way?

    thanks
     
  2. jb0o

    jb0o North East Forum Moderator Site Sponsor Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    He is correct, Audi dealers require 'proof of ownership' so they'd ask for a copy of the V5 or the VIN of the car.

    You can get the code loads of other ways, just Google radio codes and you'll get loads of websites.
     
  3. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Not entirely true tbh, he could, being a mate that works at a dealer, login & get the code for you just using your vin & the radio AU serial number, but he may be little anal :)
     
  4. rsjohn

    rsjohn Member

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    The code for the radio isnt from my car, i dont have original car details, i phoned up dealership and only costing me £9 + vat so just gonna do that.
     
  5. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    I stated YOUR vin, so you dont need original car info.
     
  6. rsjohn

    rsjohn Member

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    I dont see how giving them my vin number if the stereo wasnt from it will help?
     
  7. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Just take my word for it :)
     

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