battery is disconnected, will I have to reset functions?

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If battery is disconnected for a short period will I have to reset functions again
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Hi jamsie,

The radio may need it stations reprogrammed and the clock will need to be set again, but radio pairing will be ok.

It would be worth following these instructions when disconnecting the battery to reduce the likelihood of corrupting the BSI
https://citroenc3owners.com/citroen-c3-t ... -t562.html
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How do I find out which make of radio is in car and how do I find the code to reset it. C3 30-06-2010 VTR+
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How do I find out which make of radio is in car
To be absolutely sure you could remove the radio from the car and look at the sticker on the top or bottom, there will be manufacturer and model information on it.

These radio removal keys may fit yours.

If you post a picture of the radio, someone may be able to identify it from the picture.

how do I find the code to reset it
Reset it? I don't know of any codes to reset a Citroen radio. Why do you want to reset it? (I assume the title of the topic 'Disconnect Battery' didn't reset the radio?)
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I have been told if I disconnect battery and reconnect later the radio will not work and will need code to reset it. have managed to remove radio and there are a lot of numbers on it. Don't see a make just this word Continental
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have managed to remove radio and there are a lot of numbers on it. Don't see a make just this word Continental
It sounds like the RD4 - a standard citroen radio, there is no code for it. Its linked to the car computer and disconnecting the battery won't affect that link, but it will loose the radio station programming.
I have been told if I disconnect battery and reconnect later the radio will not work and will need code to reset it.
That does not apply to this radio.

If you did have a radio that needs a code, the code will be written on some paperwork that came with the car.

The RD4 found in many Citroen Models, some have MP3 Disc playback.
Citroen C3 RD4
Citroen C3 RD4
there are a lot of numbers on it. Don't see a make
There could be stickers on the sides too on the RD4. Pictures of the stickers can help identify the radio if yours is not the one in the picture :)
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Yes this is the radio so it seems I can disconnect without needing code. Thank you for your help
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