Problem with Audio security feature


plagueofme
01-22-2004, 09:14 PM
I recently bought a used 2000 Eclipse. I just had some work done on it, and apparently when the battery was disconnected, the sound system went into some sort of security mode. When I attempt to turn the stereo on, the display says "OFF". Has anyone encountered this, and if so, what did you do to fix it?

Thanks for your time,

-plagueofme

Rulez
01-22-2004, 10:21 PM
There is a code you have to put in to reset it. If it's not somewhere in your manual, ask the person you got it from. Otherwise, take it to the dealer.

eclipseGTO
01-23-2004, 12:11 PM
It's not in the manual. It's on a card and you should have got that card from the dealer or the person you bought it from.

Rulez
01-23-2004, 02:41 PM
Right, but the card is usually in the manual somewhere. Thats what I meant.

plagueofme
02-03-2004, 03:24 PM
The card is nowhere to be found. I took it to the dealer and got the code, but I was told that I have to run the radio in the "Off" mode for up to two hours to get it to unlock, so that I can enter the code. It's been about an hour and 20 minutes now. Driving is really boring when it's so quiet.

Thanks for your help, everyone.

-plagueofme

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