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The radio won't shut off when door is open and car is off

Possible (rap) problem or door sensor?

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    my vw jetta radio doesn't shut off when the car is turned off and the door wont lock until the radio shuts off.

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If the radio used to turn off but now it doesn't then you have a short either in the wiring or in the radio itself. If you are knowledgeable about automotive electrical wiring and have a volt meter or test light you can troubleshoot it yourself to see where the problem is, otherwise you need to take it to a car stereo shop and have them check the 12 volt connections at the back of the radio to make sure the red (NOT BLUE)accessory wire to the radio is not showing 12 volts when the ignition key is turned off.

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