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Volvo Radio Codes from Serial Number

We are able provide you with the original manufacturers security code required to activate your Volvo car radio after power loss.
Its fast and easy to obtain the radio code for your Volvo 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 Volvo 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.



Radio Manufacturers Covered


Volvo Serial Number's

Volvo 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 Volvo radio has been removed from the vehicle.

Examples of serials include:


Volvo Radio Code Search




Location of Serial No. on Volvo 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 Volvo radio fitted to the car.  Instead, take the serial number from either a label or an engraving on the top or side of your Volvo stereo, to ensure the supplied Volvo radio code is accurate.


Volvo Radio Code Serial Number Examples

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Further information on decoding your Volvo car radio.

Using our Volvo stereo 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 radio code based on the vehicles chassis number or registration may not work, these include:


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



What our customers have to say...

I just wanted to say many thanks for your excellent service! The code you supplied worked first time, and I have now written the number down in a safe place should I ever need it again. So please don't take offence when I say that I hope I will not personally be a repeat customer! I will however, recommend your website to any of my friends who find themselves code less, and at the mercy of their local dealership. Using your service saved me 8 pounds! My local Peugeot dealer swore blind that they were the only ones who would be able to supply me the code, and that the cost of 20 + vat was standard regardless of who I went to. Once again, many thanks.. Robert Wakeford


Got a code from you within seconds of requesting it. Worked 1st time, after waiting 2 1/2 hours on the radio to allow me to enter it. Thanks again folks. £8.99 instead of the 30 quid Vauxhall wanted to get my own radio working again..


To whom it may concern - Just want to thank you for obtaining me the code for my Citroen. After speaking to one of your advisors, I was also provided alternative codes for my radio, as I could not read the last digit properly. I provided the original request from the SN and with this I was unable to input my code, so after checking again with the serial number, I was then prompted with an alternative code. After waiting for the radio to re-set itself, I was then able to have another go of inputting the alternative code. From this, I am now able to listen to my music in the car. Thanks a lot SWS for the understanding of lost codes for us car users around the UK Regards Jay.. Jay.


Thanks for the code, my wife is happy having tunes again. Great service.. Damon Robertson


Many thanks. Even at 7.30 on a Saturday evening I had the code in seconds. Gerald Raymond Day


Hi Guys, Used your service-Radio now working! Thanks very much.. Dave Ruffles