Radio Code  »  Kenwood Radio Codes / Decoding Service

Kenwood Radio Codes from Serial Number

We are able provide you with the original manufacturers security code required to activate your Kenwood car radio after power loss.
Its fast and easy to obtain the radio code for your Kenwood stereo, simply follow the 3 simple steps on the right.


How to Decode your Car Radio

  1. First remove the radio from the car. Our removal guides should help with this.

  2. Locate the serial number, using the illustration(s) below as a guide

  3. Enter the serial number into the Kenwood radio code search

Once you receive the code, you can use our Free Radio Code Entry Help section to assist you with entering the code.



Kenwood Serial Number's

Kenwood car radios will normally contain a 14 digit serial number which can be found either printed on a label or engraved on the side of the unit.

These serials are only visible once the Kenwood radio has been removed from the vehicle.

Examples of serials include:


Kenwood Radio Code Search





Location of Serial No. on Kenwood Stereos

do not take the serial from a user guideNever take the serial number from any printed paperwork or user guides, since this may not match the actual Kenwood radio fitted to the car.  Instead, take the serial number from either a label or an engraving on the top or side of your Kenwood stereo, to ensure the supplied Kenwood radio code is accurate.


Kenwood Radio Code Serial Number Examples

Illustrations © SWS Solutions (UK) Ltd, All rights reserved.

Further information on decoding your Kenwood car radio.

Using our Kenwood radio decoding system, you are not only saving money, but also time and the hassle which is involved. Most vehicle main dealers require you to book in your vehicle and take the car and proof of ownership along before they apply for the radio code.
Usually the code will be based on your vehicle registration or Chassis number which can mean you are not getting the code for the current unit fitted to the car, especially if the radio has been replaced at any stage in its lifetime.

There are a number of reasons why a stereo code based on the vehicles chassis number or registration may not work, these include:


At Radio-Code, we provide radio codes based on the unique serial number of the car radio, regardless of what it was fitted to originally.  Our radio codes have proven to be more accurate than main dealer's because of this.



What our customers have to say...

Thanks very much it worked fine. Michael Toogood


Just a quick note to say thank you. This worked. Excellent service . Ian wren


I tried the code earlier today and it worked. Thanks again for the prompt service. Regards. Graham Fitch


. Tim McSharry


Your site is a god send, my son left my Vectras lights on... dead battery. Got the code card with the car.... code doesn't work... Call the Vauxhall garage and they were bloody useless, but thankfully this code worked like a charm. Thanks very much. . Andrew Masterton


I have just brought a radio code from you and followed the online instructions which I found very helpfull and usefull as never done this before so the instructions where clear and step by step. Got the code for my radio in secs of entering the serial number which was great,inputted the code to the radio and straight away it worked. Tested everything on the radio and everything works fine. All I can say is a BIG THANK YOU.. Philip Tunnadine