Ford Radio Codes
How to find your Ford Serial Number
On Ford, there are radio models where it is possible to view the serial number on the screen, without the need to remove. If you can't locate the Serial on the screen or it's incomplete, view Method 2.Ford 6000 CD
Turn ON your radio and hold down buttons 1 and 6 for few seconds. If nothing happens, try holding buttons 2 and 6. The radio display screen will begin to show different types of data. Identify your serial looking for the next format: V123456 or M123456.Ford 4500 RDS EON
Turn ON radio and hold down buttons 2 and 6 for few seconds. Your serial should appear instantly on the screen with this format: M123456Ford Sony CD
Turn the radio ON and keep pressed buttons 1 and 6 for five seconds. After this, different types of data will start to toggle on the screen, including also your serial with this format: "SN: SOCD1X7VO123456". Your serial is just VO123456.
On Ford, the radio removal process is easy and only takes a minute. For this you will need some special radio removal keys, which you can purchase for few pounds on Amazon by clicking here
For more information check the video guides below.
More videos Step 2: Find your serial
The serial is located on the radio's label. To facilitate the identification, there are two main types:Type 1
Generally very easy to find, it starts with "V" or "M" followed by 6 digits. Examples: V123456 or M123456. For more references, check the slider illustrations. This is all you need to unlock your Ford radio code.Type 2
If your radio is manufactured by Blaupunkt, your serial number will begin with "BP" followed by 12 numerical digits. Example: BP123456789012. For this type of serial, you will also need to make a note of the radio Part Number which will begin with "76" followed by 8 numerical digits. Example: 7665300124.