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Hi to all.  I have just bought a second hand radio / CD player from another 2006 X Trail owner as mine refused to eject CD's anymore. Having spoke to several car audio "Specialists " none of them seem to know if the replacement radio can be re-programed to work in my car, the Lady I bought it from had her's replaced with a DAB radio but cant find the radio code for the one I bought from her. After fitting it and switching on the screen reads "WAIT" for about 30 seconds then reads "SECURE" ...... After that I cant do anything with it. One of the car audio "specialists" I spoke to has told me that the NATS system will NOT allow you to use a radio from another car ?  Neither can the replacement radio be re-programed to work in my car ?  I find this a bit unbelievable, surely there must be a way of making the radio work in my car ?   Can anyone help in any way ? I live on the Wirral and can be contacted on 07745477800  Many thanks, Carl.

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Not entirely sure if this is the case as I thought most radios could be recoded. You used to be able to put a radio in the fridge overnight to clear the code in the good old days.

I replaced the radio in mine with an aftermarket one and it worked great....had to buy an adapter to connect everything up but worked a treat....go to Halfords as they have most of the leads, etc in stock and also some great deals on aftermarket stereos

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Hi Trevor.  Many thanks for your response regarding my radio question. Good news !  Everyone take note..... I called "Nis- spec" in Welshpool, they have been very helpful in the past, (John & Hillary) Hillary gave me the details and contact number for a gentleman in Shrewsbury who they send ALL of their Nissan radio's to for recoding as they specialize in breaking Nissan's so always have a lot of used parts including radio's. The gentleman trades under the following :-  Les Evans & Son. His details are... Whitchurch Road, Shrewsbury. Contact number is  01743-450457.  I rang Les this morning and he said if I wanted to drive over to him, he could sort it while I waited so that exactly what I did. It's a really pleasant drive from the Wirral to Shrewsbury along the A41 and A49, Les and his Son have a fantastic little setup with used radio's a plenty too, all recoded for most vehicles and going by some of the prices I was getting quoted he wasn't that expensive. If anyone else has any problem give Les a call, I'm sure he would also be happy to have you use the postman if he's too far from you. He can also supply you with a new radio, DAB radio, speakers, hands free kits and C.B radio's and he can also offer a fitting service ! He's a really nice guy too.  All the very best to you all. Carl Mac.

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Very handy information to know..thanks for sharing it

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