$10.00 for the radio code?!

Old 03-19-2008, 10:49 AM
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Default $10.00 for the radio code?!

Well....my "new" ownership is starting down a different path than I would have hoped.

I called the local dealership to get my radio code which has been misplaced. Has to be in person, which I can appreciate, but wants to charge $10.00? This can't take more than 5 minutes.

Is this common?
Old 03-19-2008, 11:46 AM
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If they are going to charge you they are not a reputable dealer. Call another dealer most will do it over the phone and will not charge. Just make sure you have your VIN # ready.
Old 03-19-2008, 01:24 PM
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Your post interested me so I Googled "volvo radio code"

the first link charges $28!!! yikes, the second link tells you how to get it for free :-) I hope this helps, there are more links, if these don't help try Googling also.


Old 04-27-2012, 10:57 PM
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They don't call them "stealerships" for nothing.
Old 05-03-2012, 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Brick850 View Post
They don't call them "stealerships" for nothing.
Well said.
Old 05-06-2012, 05:40 PM
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And still true. Like many others we've been responding to recently, this post originated in 2008...
Old 05-22-2012, 07:42 PM
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My dealer parts counter gave it to me for free. Probably a method to keep me coming back for parts.
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