How do you reset Honda radio codes?

What steps should I take to reset my Honda radio? I have a 2005 Honda Pilot, and my radio stopped working after I put in a new battery. Now, I need to get it back in working shape.

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Answer provided by
Liz Jenson
Answered on Jul 19, 2022
To help prevent radio theft, Honda implemented a radio-reset function that causes your radio to lock if it’s removed from a power source. While it has definitely helped reduce theft, it’s also a common nuisance for Honda owners. Follow these steps to reset a Honda Pilot radio:
  1. Turn your ignition to the ON position without starting your engine.
  2. Press the volume control knob to turn the radio on
  3. Wait for 10 seconds, then turn your radio off.
  4. Press and hold the power button until you see Enter PIN Code on your display.
  5. Enter your Honda radio code using the radio preset buttons. You can usually find your code in the owner’s manual, on a sticker in your glove box, or on the Honda website.
  6. Turn your ignition off, then on and test your radio.
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