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Can anybody help me please, I have a 2000 230slk fitted with an Alpine factory radio. We disconnected the battery when we were doing some work on the engine and I now can't get the radio to turn on due to the CODE. I have asked Mercedes Benz for the code and the one they gave me does not work. I even got hold of Alpine in Germany and they gave me a different code which also doesn't work. I now have a radio that I can't use, the car's VIN number is WDB1704492F203656 and the radio serial number is AL2910X0941132, any help is appreciated thanks
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The code should be in your owners manual if you have one.
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The code should be in your owners manual if you have one.
Unfortunately I bought the car used and it didn't have an owners manual. I have since moved to South Africa and I brought the car with me. I know that there are companies in the UK that can replace the affected chip in the radio but I can't find anybody locally who does this.
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