What must be done to ENTER CODE after battery is changed?

Asked by Sep 07, 2015 at 08:12 PM about the 2011 Honda CR-V EX-L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2011 CRV that had the battery changed. The radio/cd player is not
operational and reads "ENTER CODE". I cannot find any reference to this in
the owner's manual.

19 Answers

Turn your ignition off to begin retrieving your radio code. Press and hold the "1" and "6" preset buttons on your radio. Turn your ignition on. Write down the code displayed on your radio. The display will flash with two numbers: one beginning with a "U" and one beginning with a "L." Write down both numbers (beginning with the "U" number), and then disregard the "U" and the "L." This number (eight digits) is your radio serial code. You'll need it to retrieve your radio anti-theft code. Contact Honda to retrieve your radio anti-theft code. You'll need your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number, found beneath the driver's side of the windshield and your radio serial code. Honda's customer service number is (800) 999-1009. Provide the representative with the information to acquire your radio anti-theft code. You can also retrieve your radio anti-theft code online at https://radio-navicode.Honda.com/ Turn your ignition to "Acc" or "On" to power on your radio. Enter your radio anti-theft code using the preset buttons at the bottom of your radio. For example, if your anti-theft code is "55512," you would press the "5" button three times, then the "1" button, then the "2" button. This will unlock and reset your Honda radio.

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(I had that one saved for just such an occasion)

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I had the same problem and someone told me where to find my code and they were right. Open your glove compartment and there should be a sticker with 2 sets of numbers and the first 5 digit should be your radio code.

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You can generate a Honda radio code here: unlockradiocodes.com

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I am trying to change the clock 2016 crv

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I have been trying to enter my code but it keeps saying code erro one then two then three…. I must have done it too many times because now it says code error E and I cannot push any buttons now

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2009 Honda CRV radio code turns Radio on, but plays about 2 minutes and turns off

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I have followed instructions. I have code and serial number but it does not work. I tried 6 times and I am worried the radio will pack up.

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The code for mine was on the inside wall of my glove box.

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The code for mine was on the inside wall of my glove box. Honda crv 2010.

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Good information about unlock Honda radio can be found here: http://www.radiocodescalculator.com/unlock-honda-radio-code- honda-car-model/

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2013 Honda CRV... Turn ignition on, turn audio on, press and hold power button down for 3-4 seconds and it will reset itself.

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I have a 2012 CRV and the first 4 digits in the longer code from my glove box worked...wondering why AAA didn't do this when they changed my battery???


My radio unlock code for my 2007 Honda CRV was located on a decal on the left side of my glove box. The code was a five digit number which is the top five digit number found on the glove box decal. The TOP number is a five digit unlock radio code. Just turn the radio on and enter the five digit number using the 1-6 radio station preset buttons. Hope this helps someone.

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how can you put the numbers in? my will not let me

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Your radio preset buttons have numbers on them 1-5. Use these buttons to enter your code.

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