Recoding a Becker Grand Prix

Dec 5, 2017

Are you having trouble with your Becker Grand Prix car stereo? Don't worry, Grafco Electric is here to help. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the process of recoding your Becker Grand Prix, allowing you to enjoy your favorite tunes while driving again.

Understanding the Becker Grand Prix

Before we dive into the recoding process, let's take a moment to understand the Becker Grand Prix car stereo. The Becker Grand Prix is a popular choice among car owners due to its sleek design and high-quality sound. However, sometimes the stereo can become locked or need recoding after power loss or battery replacement.

The Recoding Process

Recoding your Becker Grand Prix may seem like a daunting task, but with our step-by-step guide, you'll be able to do it easily. Here's what you'll need:

  • New security code
  • Car manual (optional)
  • Access to your car's battery

Step 1: Obtain the Security Code

The first step in recoding your Becker Grand Prix is obtaining the security code. This code is unique to your stereo and prevents unauthorized access. Check your car manual or contact the manufacturer to obtain the code. If you don't have the manual, don't worry - we will guide you through alternative methods.

Step 2: Power Off Your Stereo

Before attempting to recode your Becker Grand Prix, make sure to power off your stereo and remove the keys from the ignition. This will ensure your safety and prevent any electrical mishaps.

Step 3: Access the Battery

Next, you'll need to access your car's battery. This may require some tools and knowledge of your vehicle's layout. If you're not comfortable doing this yourself, it's always recommended to seek assistance from a professional.

Step 4: Enter the Security Code

Once you have obtained the security code and accessed the battery, it's time to recode your Becker Grand Prix. Follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your car's ignition without starting the engine.
  2. Enter the security code using the preset buttons on your car stereo. Each digit should correspond to a specific button.
  3. Once the code is entered, press the "OK" or "Enter" button to confirm.
  4. If successful, your Becker Grand Prix should now be recoded and ready for use.

Step 5: Testing and Troubleshooting

After recoding, it's important to test your Becker Grand Prix to ensure everything is functioning correctly. Adjust the settings, tune into a radio station, or play a CD to verify that sound is coming through. If you encounter any issues, refer to your car manual or seek professional assistance.

Recoding Tips and Best Practices

To make the recoding process smoother, here are some additional tips and best practices:

  • Always keep your security code handy in case you need to recode your Becker Grand Prix in the future.
  • Take note of any error messages or warning signs on your car stereo's display, as they may provide valuable information.
  • If you're unsure about any step or encounter difficulties, it's best to consult a professional for guidance.


Recoding a Becker Grand Prix car stereo may seem complex, but with the right knowledge and guidance, it can be done efficiently. Grafco Electric hopes this comprehensive guide has provided you with the necessary information to successfully recode your Becker Grand Prix and enjoy uninterrupted music while on the road. If you have any further questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to our team of experts.

Adam Sleeper
Another great guide from Grafco Electric! Can't wait to troubleshoot and recode my Becker Grand Prix.
Nov 11, 2023
James McCully
This guide by Grafco Electric will help you troubleshoot and recode your Becker Grand Prix car stereo easily. Enjoy your music on the go!
Oct 5, 2023