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Delco Radio Codes from Serial Number

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


Delco Radio Code Search




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


Delco Radio Code Serial Number Examples

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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 Delco 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.



Delco Serial Number's

Delco 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 Delco radio has been removed from the vehicle.

Examples of serials include:



Additional information about Delco radio codes and decoding

Using our Delco stereo code service, you will not only be saving yourself money, but also the additional time which can be involved in trying to get your code from a vehicle main dealer. Most main dealers will request that you first book in your car with them, along with having to take proof of ownership along before they apply for the Delco code.
Under most circumastances the code they supply will be derived frome either the vehicle registration or the Chassis number. If the radio has been replaced at any stage in its lifetime, this will be the incorrect code.

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


At Radio-Code, we provide radio codes based on the unique serial number of your unit.  Our stereo codes have proven to be more accurate because of this.



What our customers have to say...

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


Just like to say thank you for my code, worked first time. . Phil Hughes


Hi thank-you for your replies ,ive left my car running for 4o minutes entered the code you gave me and got a radio playing in my car again thank-you very much for your help.Will definitely recommend you to my friends.thanks again keri sims.. Keri Sims


Hi Sam, That worked! Thanks very much, my mum is so happy to have music in her car now. kind regards,. Roy Adams


thank you received code straight away and instructions very easy to follow, thanks. Michelle


Thank you, this has worked and I can now annoy my passengers once more with MY music selection, brilliant. Thanks again. Dave Moore