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    need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    ok so last weekend i bought a cobalt ss and it had a kenwood excelon ddx8017 duble din so i said sweet i scored take it home see that the head unit does not turn on figure its the fuse so i check it and the fuse is good so i take the head unit out turns out its not hooked up orderd the instal kit hook it up and now its says it need a code to unlock the duble din. does any one know how i can by pass this or a master code?







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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    The master code is usually "KCAR" but you will need a remote to enter it, cant be done on the display...



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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    ok i have a remote how do i enter the code




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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    Letters correspond with the numbers. Like on your cell phone keys




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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    tryed just doint it like that but nothing changes on the screen




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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    You got he same issue as me I have a nice little kenwood that I need unlocked to I'm calling kenwood tomorrow




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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    hahah yea i mite be doing that as well since mine is a duble din all i can do is use the touch screen to put in the 4 digit code




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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    i had similar issue with a Clarion a while back. it's like $100 to get it unlocked from the manufacture. $20 shipping to and from and $60 for the unlocking.



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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    weird.....never herd of a aftermarket deck having a standard code (I no a lot of them you can put a code in)




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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    ended up going to a local shop they charged 35 to reset it for me




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    Re: need help unlocking a kenwood excelon ddx8017

    Quote Originally Posted by zen9122 View Post
    ended up going to a local shop they charged 35 to reset it for me
    Cool as a dealer I just emailed kenwood




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