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01 T & C radio will not stay on

Radio turns on briefly, then shuts off- repeats every time vehicle is started

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Thats just when the car gets started it diverts all power to the starter motor etc. Happens in all cars except the old one because they have a direct link to the battery,fuse etc

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Radio shuts off after 5 seconds


I'm not sure what radio option you have in your vehicle or if you have any aftermarket equipment installed to interface radio functions or operations. But if it is the Mark Levinson set up, the software that controls the the function that you are having problems with, is possibly corrupted and radio may need to be reprogrammed at the dealer with new updates/calibrations so it can stay in communication with radio amplifier and all other options including the HVAC system controls. For being a 01' model, this car was way ahead if its time!

Jun 02, 2013 | 2001 Lexus LS 430

Tip

Chevrolet service light 1991-01


Camaro

1998-01

To reset the "OIL CHANGE" light, press and hold the "TRIP/OIL RESET" button on the instrument panel for 12 seconds. When the light flashes and then goes out, the system is reset.


Corvette


1997-01

To reset the monitor after an oil change, turn the ignition on. Press the "TRIP" button so that the "OIL LIFE" percentage is displayed. Press "RESET" and hold it for two seconds. The word "RESET" should appear on the monitor, then "OIL LIFE 90%".


Impala,
Monte Carlo


2000-01

Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator three times within five seconds. If the CHG OIL SOON lights two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key to OFF, then start the vehicle. If the CHG OIL SOON light comes back on, the system has not been reset, repeat the procedure. Follow this procedure to reset the GM Oil Life System using the DE 100 Series Radio. Turn the ignition to ACC or ON and the radio off. Press and hold the DISP button on the radio for at least five seconds until SETTINGS is displayed. Press the SEEK up or down arrow to scroll through the main menu. Scroll until OIL LIFE appears on the display. Press the PREV or NEXT button to enter the submenu. RESET will be displayed. Press the DISP button to reset. A chime will be heard to verify the new setting and DONE will be displayed for one second. Once the message has been reset, scroll until EXIT appears on the display. Press the DISP button to exit programming. A chime will be heard to exit programming. A chime will be heard to verify the exit.


Impala,
Caprice


1994

To reset the "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position with the engine off. Access the reset button on the end of the instrument panel by the fuse block. Press the switch and hold it for at least 5 seconds.



Lumina,
Monte Carlo,
Impala,
Caprice


1996-00,
1996-99,
1995-96,
1995-96

To reset "CHANGE OIL" light, turn the ignition switch to the run position without starting the engine. Fully depress and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. The light will flash and go out.


Corvette


1990-96

After an oil change, or when "CHANGE OIL" appears on the Trip Monitor, with the ignition on and engine off, press the "ENG MET" button (located on trip monitor) once. Press the "ENG MET" button again within 5 seconds. Within 5 seconds, press and hold the "RANGE" button (1990-1994) or "GAUGES" button (1995). The light will flash. When it stops flashing and goes out, the system is reset.


Chevrolet Suburban,
GMC Yukon XL,
Chevrolet Silverado,
GMC Trucks Sierra


2000-01,
1999-00

Turn the ignition key to the RUN position. Fully push and release the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON light flashes 2 times, the system is reset. However, if the light comes on and stays on for 5 seconds, the system did not reset. Repeat the procedure if the system does not reset.


Silverado, Sierra Trucks


1991-93

To reset the "CHANGE ENGINE OIL" message, turn the ignition key to the run position. Press and release the accelerator pedal three times within 5 seconds. If the light flashes for 5 seconds, the system is reset. Repeat procedure as needed.















on Dec 07, 2009 | Chevrolet Camaro Cars & Trucks

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I have a 03 Chevy Malibu. And I got a 01 factory radio when I hook it up it works till I turn the key to start then it locks how do I unlock it


aperently it shuts down because of voltage fluctuations while starting..the battery goes from 13.6-8 down to around 10 volts or 9.5 which most electronics cant operate on..try this..leave the radio off until startup is done.. and for power come off of the lighter circuit that stays on all the time.. use the radios power lead and the memory together with a 5 amp fuse and a separate switch for power until the car is running..the only drawback is resetting the clock and station memory each time..

Feb 09, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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2002 saturn lw 300 radio quits


Yes it can be Amp problem,but there are many other possibilities like loose connection,radio wires getting short.

I suggest you to go through the troubleshooting help links related to car radio problems.
Click the link below:-----
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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/radio-goes-on-and-off-while-driving.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/radio-stereo-wiring-diagram-for-1991.html

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How to remove radio on Acura Car models?

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How to reset Radio code after car battery is died?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-reset-radio-code-after-car.html

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Can car radio code block Passkey anti theft system ?

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After Market Stereo wiring for 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500?

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Chevy car radio doesn't allow to switch to the XM Band to get the radio ID?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/01/chevy-car-radio-doesnt-allow-to-switch.html

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Nov 23, 2012 | 2006 Saturn Vue

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My cadillac shuts off when i come to a stop the battery drops from 14.7 to 12.1 everything will stay on lights radio , and my car wont start. if i wait a while and hit the breaks and gas it will start up...


I'm Going To Assume You HGav The 3.2L Opal Engine. These Were Most Common For The Crangshaft Position Sensor Failling When Hot, Causing A Stall. When The Vehicle Stalled The Sensor Would Cool & The Engine Would ReStart. This Would Repeat Over & Over, & Over...
If You Have Access To A Scan Tool, Check For DTC P0335, If It Does Even As History, Replace The CKP Sensor First.

Sep 19, 2010 | 2003 Cadillac CTS

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Won't start, radio locked, security light flashing and check engine. Disconnected positive battery and connected started. While driving radio locked up again amp dropped out and air quit stopped shut off...


If your vehicle has the GM Passkey system, it is possible the security lockout has been engaged. The way to reset the Passkey system is as follows.
1.Turn the key to the ignition "on" position (but do not start the engine) and leave it in the on position for 10 minutes. After the ten minutes has passed, turn the key to the off position.
2. repeat the above step 2 more times. This will take about 30 minutes.
3.Do not attempt to start the vehicle or use any accessories while performing this reset procedure.

I hope this helps.

Sep 16, 2010 | Chevrolet Monte Carlo Cars & Trucks

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Radio shuts off


Security Code (Theft-Deterrent) required or Fuse blow. Recently unplugged the battery? or any work in there?

Theft-Deterrent Feature
THEFTLOCK is designed to discourage theft of your radio. Your vehicle has a “built-in” theft-deterrent feature on each radio that is automatic -- there is no programming required. The radio in your vehicle cannot be used in any other vehicle. When the radio was originally installed in your vehicle at the factory, it stored the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

Each time the ignition is turned on, the VIN is verified. If the vehicle’s VIN does not match the VIN stored in the radio, THEFTLOCK will be activated and the audio system will not play. If the radio is removed from your vehicle, the original VIN in the radio can be used to trace the radio back to your vehicle.

To read the similar articles.


Instrument Panel Fuse Block (driver's side)
I suggest check in your Catera Owners Manual the FUSES position 6 and 26 for RADIO.

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Also, other experts comment that, when servicing the vehicle with the VIN you entered, the following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the described symptoms.

Condition / Concern:
Radio inoperative with key on, auto door lock feature disabled, a/c compressor does not engage and DTC U1255 stored in the radio. Radio may work in rap or accessory until the door is opened.

Recommendation / Instructions:
Cause: Clamp 15A, fuse #10, 10 amp fuse blown to the BCM/PZM, terminal A11. This fuse is normally powered in run and not during cranking. When this fuse is blown, the BCM acts as though it is in the crank mode with the key on. The BCM turns the radio off via CLASS 2 and inhibits auto door lock operation. The HVAC control head inhibits a/c compressor operation.

CORRECTION:
1. Replace the 10AMP #10 fuse.
2. Check the heater water pump located at the right wheel well area for a leak. Also, check the auxiliary pump located on the left side of the radiator support for a leak. If either pump is leaking, coolant may be dripping onto a connector for this fused circuit which may cause a short to ground condition.
3. If both pumps are okay, install in-line fuses rated less then the fuse in question for each component affected to isolate the failed circuit.

Models: (97, 98, 99, 00, 01 Cadillac Catera)


Hope this help (remember comment and rated this).

May 06, 2010 | 2001 Cadillac Catera

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Battery dead?


something big happened to blow a 120 amp fuse. The vehicle needs some time at a good shop.

Jul 07, 2009 | 2006 Honda Pilot

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GS400 Radio and etc.


check all the fuses.the radio is designed to stay on until you open the door once the vehicle is shut off ,so the radio and the locks are linked together.there is a low current 7.5 amp fuse or very close to that

Jun 14, 2009 | 2000 Lexus Gs 400

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