You have to reset the clock of your Pioneer stereo for the first time, and you are tempted to improvise, but think better of it and begin looking for your, “how to reset the clock on a Pioneer stereo” instructions. Voila! You find the reset the clock instructions, and give a sigh of relief for the simple step by step process. The instructions to reset the clock on a Pioneer stereo, are specific to model manufacture years; 2006 or newer, newer than 2000 but older than 2006, or 1999 or older.
- How to Reset the Model manufacture year in 2006 or newer. First step: Turn car ignition On and radio “Off.” Second step: Press and hold the Multi-Control button for two seconds. Third step: Rotate Multi-Control button until display reads Clock. Fourth step: Push Multi-control button up or down to adjust hour and minutes. When all steps have been completed, press escape or Source button to exit.
- Model manufacture year newer than 2000 but older than 2006. First step: Turn car ignition On and radio “Off.” Second step: Press and hold the Function button until the display pops up, then release button. Note: If your unit does not have a Function button, use the Audio button instead. Third step: Press the Function button again until the clock shows on the display. Fourth step: Press the Up and Down buttons to adjust the hours. Fifth step: Press the Left and Right arrows to move to the minutes. Sixth step: When you have completed all steps, press the Source button to exit.
- Model manufacture year is 1999 or older. First step: Turn car ignition On and radio Off. Second step: While holding down the Clock button, press the number preset button to set the hour. Third step: While holding down the Clock button, press the number 2 preset button to set the minutes. Note: Pressing the number preset and number 2 preset button continuously will advance the hour and minute.
You’ve reset the clock on a Pioneer stereo, and it took less than two minutes. Job well done.