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Sony Radio Codes from Serial Number

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


Sony Radio Code Search
A serial number is not required for these units however please ensure that you have a working remote control since it is required for entering the code sequence we provide.





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


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 Sony 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.




Just some of our Google Reviews & Ratings

Sean Crow-Brown
Iíve had no radio for years because I refused to pay £30 from the dealership. Got my serial number through a full service at no extra cost and for just £4.99 I now have a working radio again!
Stephen Knowles
Got the code instantly. Very handy.
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More info about retrieving your lost Sony code.

By using our online Sony radio decoding service, you not only save yourself money, but also time and the additional hassle involved. Most vehicle main dealers will require you to book an appointment and take the car and paperwork (v5 logbook) into them before they apply for the radio code.   Once they do apply for the code, 9/10 times it will be based on your vehicle registration or VIN number of the car itself, which is fine if you have owned the car from new. However, receiving the radio code days later only to find that it did not work is yet another inconvenience.

There are a number of reasons why a stereo code based on the vehicle registration or vin number may not work, including:


At Radio-Code, we don't provide radio codes based on the car, instead we provide the code based on the individual and 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...

I've just ordered the code for my Rover 45's Radio, and it's worked first time as advertised. Once I had the serial number etc it literally took seconds for the code to appear on screen, it took far longer for me to walk out to the car, enter the code and make sure it was working! Thanks for a great service - if I ever need another code, this will be my first port of call! . Rob Wier


Hi, just wanted to say thank you for a fab website, sorted our code quickly and easily, and for a really good price. Claire Forden


just like to say thanks, got my code in 5 seconds and worked straight away. wonderful . mike powell


Dear All thank you for your prompt service. regards,. George Crutwell


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Massive thank's code sorted and I'm very pleased. Lynn Colley