1996 Honda Accord

Asked by Jun 18, 2015 at 11:10 AM about the 1996 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This suddenly started happening the day after putting in a new car battery (not sure it's
related):  Turn on the radio and "CODE" is on display where station numbers should be
and the red 'anti-theft' light is lite.  Radio will not work.  Any ideas how to turn off anti-theft
so radio will work? Original radio, has cassette player. Thxs for feedback.

5 Answers

46,715

I think there is a special CODE you have to punch in to make the system work again. You will probably have to call the dealer and give them your VIN# so they can look up the code. This is in case the stereo gets stolen the thief will not have the code to make the stereo work. Makes it pointless to steal the radios anymore.

3 people found this helpful.

Reelin68 is right on, some dealers make you come to them with ID and registration to prove you are owner and won't do it by phone. http://www.hondapartsonline.net/pages/index.cfm?action=viewPage&siteid=215743&pageid=13273

2 people found this helpful.

There is a problem with yours a big hassle. For 2001 and on, you can fetch the serial number by doing certain steps on the pre-set station number pad. pre -2001 it says you have to take the radio out, the serial number is on the back. Call Honda America Client Services at 1-800-999-1009. You will be required to provided your VIN number, radio serial number, as well as proof of ownership. From: https://radio-navicode.honda.com/

2 people found this helpful.
4,425

Have you googled "1996 Honda Radio Codes"? Don't know for sure if your's would be there, but I have found many radio codes this way for many different vehicles.

115

I have same problem on my 2010 EXL coupe....battery dead...no radio or alarm....no sticker in the side of the interior glove box like there is in my 2013 Crosstour..........I have to go to the Honda dealer but might as well try the 800 number the gentleman suggested above because who wants to go into a Honda dealer if they don't have to>

Your Answer:

Accord

Looking for a Used Accord in your area?

CarGurus has 102,993 nationwide Accord listings starting at $950.

ZIP:

Honda Accord Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,580
  • #2
    JP1956
    Reputation
    2,220
  • #3
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,690
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
746 Great Deals out of 72,550 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
352 Great Deals out of 49,260 listings starting at $1,499
Used Nissan Altima
722 Great Deals out of 66,706 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Accord Coupe
75 Great Deals out of 3,924 listings starting at $1,997
Used Toyota Corolla
600 Great Deals out of 66,187 listings starting at $900
Used Honda CR-V
604 Great Deals out of 76,631 listings starting at $1,192
Used Nissan Maxima
209 Great Deals out of 16,493 listings starting at $1,650
Used Hyundai Sonata
372 Great Deals out of 47,565 listings starting at $1,900
Used Acura TL
60 Great Deals out of 3,429 listings starting at $1,095
Used BMW 3 Series
856 Great Deals out of 31,258 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Malibu
481 Great Deals out of 51,473 listings starting at $1,975
Used Ford Mustang
273 Great Deals out of 37,436 listings starting at $1,350
Used Toyota Avalon
136 Great Deals out of 7,004 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Honda Accord For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 76,345 listings starting at $19,991
2017 Honda Accord For Sale
69 Great Deals out of 3,345 listings starting at $14,599
2016 Honda Accord For Sale
49 Great Deals out of 2,823 listings starting at $12,598
2015 Honda Accord For Sale
115 Great Deals out of 6,761 listings starting at $9,000
2014 Honda Accord For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 1,980 listings starting at $7,338

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.