Radio Code  »  Mercedes Radio Codes / Decoding Service

Mercedes Radio Codes from Serial Number

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


Mercedes Radio Code Search




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


Mercedes Radio Code Serial Number Examples

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

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 Mercedes 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


Mercedes Serial Number's

Mercedes 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 Mercedes radio has been removed from the vehicle.

Examples of serials include:



Further information on decoding your Mercedes car radio.

Using our Mercedes 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...

. Trisha


Excellent service and thank you very much. I have posted a link to your website on a car owners web forum that I use and I hope that other owners find it as useful as I did. . Marcus Vassiliou


Thank you very much for such a great service and reasonable price in rectifying this difficulty. Kind regards. Will Cross


Radio code worked fine and was a lot easier, quicker and probably cheaper than going to a main dealer. Many thanks. Darren Kitson


I can highly recommend this site. I did this for an elderly relative who has gone months in a car with no radio and was quoted exorbitant fees by a dealer, was easy to sort for her and she is over the moon that she now has music in the car. Many thanks. Valerie Found


Wow thank you, it worked and got the code in seconds. Once again thank you. Judith Lewkowicz