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Ford Radio Codes from Serial Number

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


Ford Radio Code Search




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


Note: The Ford 4500 RDS Unit found in late model fiesta's does not need to be removed from the vehicle to obtain the serial number, simply turn on the radio then hold down button 6 and tap button 2. The serial number will be shown on the display

Ford 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) as a guide

  3. Enter the serial number into the Ford 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.



Ford Serial Number's

Ford car radios will normally contain a 7 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 Ford radio has been removed from the vehicle.

Examples of serials include:



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Steven Roberts
I had an old 80's Ford Stereo that had been sat unused in the garage for 15 years. Managed to power it up but code locked out. Googled these guys but was very sceptical. Ford forums had used them before and were genuine. I entered the serial number and the code came back instantly. Put it in the car and boom it worked. Couldn't believe it and it only cost a fiver.
Daniel Byner
Great service, code was instant and work great. Highly recommended and a great price to.
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Further information on decoding your Ford car radio.

Using our Ford 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 your radio code.
Usually the code will be based on the 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 your vehicles chassis number or registration may not work, these include:


At Radio-Code, we provide radio codes based on the unique serial number of your 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.



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