Are you trying to find out what your Kia radio code is? We’re happy to tell you that you’ve come to the right place. We are the Internet’s number one provider of free radio codes. Read our guide below which will fully explain to you how you can generate your own Kia radio code.
Why do radios become locked?
All modern radios are now come with a security system which is designed to ‘lock’ the radio whenever it detects that someone is attempting to steal your radio from your vehicle. This works great when the radio correctly detects this happening. As the radio will become unusable unless the thief can find out the radio code. Sometimes however this security system can have a false activation and your radio code will lock for seemingly no reason. There are a few different things which can cause this such as the below.
- You have just replaced your vehicles battery or it has just lost all of it’s charge.
- Your vehicle has been in a collision.
- Faulty wiring.
The reason why this security system was implemented was due to the increase in the amount of thefts of radios from vehicles, they tend to be valuable and easy to steal particularly in older cars. Since this security system was implemented the amount of thefts of radios has decreased massively. In line with the amount of insurance claims for stolen radios and damage to vehicles.
What do you need to unlock your Kia radio?
To unlock your Kia radio you will need to find out what the radio code is for it. To do this you will first need to find out the serial number of your radio. This is because your serial number is linked directly to your radio code and is used in the generation process. There are a few different ways of doing this, however we have chosen and explained the two best methods of finding yours out below. Once you have found out the serial number of your radio, you will then need to download and use our Kia radio code generator. How you can do it is explained in the next section of this guide.
We first recommend that you take a look at all of the paperwork that came with your vehicle/radio. You are looking for the serial number of your radio. Sometimes this was included depending on the age of your radio. If this fails, the best way of finding the serial number of your radio out is by removing the radio from your vehicle and taking a look around the rear of it. You are looking for a label which will have the serial number of your radio printed onto it.
How to download and use our Kia radio code generator
You can learn how you can download and use our Kia radio code generator by following the four simple steps below.
Step One) In order to download our Kia radio code generator, you will need to click on the “Generate Radio Code” button at the bottom of these steps. You will then be taken over to the download page for our Kia radio code generator
Step Two) Once the download page has loaded, you now need to click on the “download” button which is on the left side of the page. Our Kia radio code generator will now start to download. We currently support all operating systems. We are able to detect what operating system you are using and download the right version accordingly, whether you are using PC or Mobile.
Step Three) Once our radio code generator has finished downloading to your device, you will need to find and open the application. Once the generator has loaded it will ask you for the serial number of your radio. This is needed in the generation process and failure to provide your serial number will result in an incorrect code being generated. Once you have entered your serial number, click on the “Generate” button.
Step Four) You now have to wait, this process of generating your radio code can take up to one minute. Once the process has finished a pop-up will appear on your screen which will contain the radio code which will unlock your Kia radio. (We will also give you the option to save your radio code to your device. This is something that we highly recommend that you do.
Our support team is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need support please do not hesitate to contact us. You can do this by visiting our contact us page and filling out the form. Please make sure that all of your contact details are correct. Our support team will aim to respond to you as soon as possible. You should expect to receive a reply to your support request within two hours. Please note that if you are trying to unlock a stolen radio using our website we will not allow it. We have systems in place to ensure that we do not unlock a reported as stolen radio.
We currently support the unlocking of all models of Kia radio. We have listed the models of radio that we are asked to unlock the most.
- Kia Rio radio code
- Kia Sportage radio code
- Kia Picanto radio code
- Kia Stinger radio code
- Kia Niro radio code
- Kia Ceed radio code
- Kia Sorento radio code
- Kia Optima radio code
- Kia Soul radio code
- Kia Forte radio code