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Kenwood kdc-mp 825

The panel on the kenwood will flip open when the car is on but then a few seconds later it will shut halfway and turn off. When you try to turn it on and it does the same thing all over again. It is actually the kdc-mp825 model but the website says that it does not recognize that product

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It's a Canadian Kenwood.
http://inform3.kenwoodusa.com/manuals/KDC-MPV8025.pdf
I had the 925 purchased from Ebay, but I sold the car with it.
it's probably the ribbon wire broken between the face and the unit. I know that on Ebay some they use to offer a repair for these type of units.

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Try this:
Hold down BUTTON [5], press the RESET button.

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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