How do you reset a Honda Civic radio?
I replaced the battery in my Honda Civic SE at home earlier today, and the radio hasn’t been working since. Is there a way to reset the radio in my Honda Civic?
It’s not unusual for a car radio to stop working after replacing the battery. Fortunately, you can reset it in a Honda Civic SE with the push of a few buttons.
To reset a Honda Civic radio:
- Put the key in the ignition and turn it to the on position, but don’t start the engine.
- Turn the radio on for 10 seconds and then turn it off.
- Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds.
- Turn the radio on and ensure it’s working correctly.
- Repeat if necessary and try holding the power button longer.
If the radio requests a PIN code, you should be able to find the correct code for your make and model in the owner’s manual or online.
To make finding the code a bit easier:
- Press the first and sixth preset buttons to display the radio’s serial number.
- Take note of the number.
- Search the serial number on Honda’s website.
- Enter the PIN.
Hopefully, the process won’t take long, and you’ll be jamming out in no time!
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