Toyota Tundra: Reset Stereo System

The Toyota Tundra stereo system is designed to contain anti-theft features that need an access code that typically has four digits. You will notice that these anti-theft features will often be activated once the head unit is disconnected. In most cases, you will need to reset your access code for the operations of the stereo system to be functional.

Once you have the necessary code, you can therefore reset your stereo system by following steps:

2018 – 2022 Models

  1. Ensure your car’s ignition is turned on, but do not start the car engine.
  2. Turn off the radio.
  3. Press and hold the preset button marked with a “1” and power simultaneously until the car is on the reset mode.

2013 – 2017 Models

  1. First, ensure that your car’s ignition key is turned on, providing power to the stereo.
  2. While the ignition key of the Toyota Tundra is on, press the power button to turn on the stereo.
  3. Press and hold down the first preset button and the arrow up 🔼 button.
  4. Once you notice the series of dashes appearing on the stereo’s display, release the buttons simultaneously.
  5. Press and hold down the marked preset button corresponding to the first number of the stereo code. For instance, if the security code of your starts with a “2,” you will need to press the second present button below the stereo display.
  6. Use the preset button to enter the remaining digits.
  7. Upon entering the last digit correctly, you will notice that the radio will power off.
  8. If the security code does not work, you will have three chances to try and enter the correct code.
  9. Press the power button to use the reset stereo system.

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