How do you fix a radio in a 2001 vw beetle that is stuck on default station after changing out the battery?


Asked by Feb 10, 2008 at 02:58 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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I do beleive that you will need to get a "security" code. if you dont have it, the dealer should. Best of luck,


Yes, take your vin number as well as proof of ownership (registration card/title/etc) to the VW dealer and they can give you the security code. Loss of battery voltage leads the radio to believe it has been stolen and thus it locks itself out.

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