Looking for your 2006 Acura TL radio code? If you suddenly find yourself in this situation, don’t worry, you are not alone. We are going to show you how to get your code step by step.
You may have had a problem with the battery or even had the car at the mechanic and suddenly noticed that the radio/navigation system no longer works. Both on the top small screen and on the navigation you can read “CODE” and “Enter code“. If this is your situation, here we come with the solution, and don’t worry, it won’t take more than a few minutes of your life.
What is the code my radio and navi is asking for?
The TL model vehicles manufactured by Acura in 2006 have a built-in anti-theft system that activates when they have a power outage. These cuts can happen for many reasons, among them the most frequent being the change of battery or alternator. For 2006 Acura TL models, both radio and navigation require a different activation code.
How do I reset my Honda Acura TL radio code?
Retrieving your Acura’s radio and navigation code is easy. You don’t need to leave home or disassemble anything in your car. Here are a few ways to do it.
Get your radio/navi code online
To get your 2006 Acura TL radio code you first need to locate the serial number of your radio and navigation. See below for instructions on how to do this. Once you have the serial number, enter it into the unlock portal that will open when you click on the button below. The process to reset your code takes less than a few minutes. Please note this is a third-party service.
Visit your nearest Honda dealer
If you have a Honda dealer near you, you can always pay them a visit. Normally they do not charge for the radio or navigation code retrieval service. Take your car papers with you as you will have to prove your identity.
Use myGarrage portal offered by Honda
Honda has made available a free unlock portal where you can get the code for your radio. Besides the serial number, you need the VIN, a phone number, email and your ZIP.
Finding the radio serial number
- Turn the key to Accessory mode (ON).
- Turn off the radio or make sure it is turned off. Nothing should appear on the top screen.
- Press and hold buttons 6 and 1, and while holding down, turn on the radio.
- The serial number is divided into two sections. For example: U1210 and L7218. In this case the serial number would be U1210L7218.
Finding the navi serial number
- Turn on navigation.
- Hold the buttons MAP, MENU and CANCEL (for some models BACK) for a few seconds.
- Tap on Unit check.
- Tap on NAVI ECU
- After a few seconds the serial number is displayed.
Enter 2006 Acura TL radio code
Congratulations on getting the activation code for your Acura TL. It’s time to enter the code so you can enjoy the infotainment system again.
Enter radio code
Use the numeric buttons on the radio to enter the 5-digit code. It’s as simple as that. When the last digit is entered, the radio makes a “Beep” and is fully activated.
Enter navigation code
Use the buttons on the touch screen to enter the code after which press the Done button.