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Kenwood KDC-MP825 rear speakers wont work with amp connected.

I have had this head unit for a while but it has moved between cars. I recently decided to add some components speakers into the mix. I bought an amp and speakers when i got it all hooked up the only thing working were the components running from the amp. The rear speakers that are connected to the head unit are no longer working. Is there somthing that i need to set up to get this to work properly

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SOURCE: Kenwood KDC-322

If you have the remote control for the unit, or can buy one then you can reset the code. Just ask me how...

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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SOURCE: kenwood kdc-mp 825

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.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenwood KDC-MP825 car stereo problem

My wife experienced the same problem this month, December 2008, after owning the KDC-MP825 for 3.5 years (what's up with that?). It would power on briefly, the panel would move, then after 2 seconds it would shut down. After 15 seconds, it would power again, panel motors whir, then shut down. It would keep doing that while the key is in ignition.

This appeared to have solved the problem:
Hold down BUTTON [5], press the RESET button (you'll need a ballpen to press between the AUTO and SCRL button).

This was the procedure for getting the receiver out of demonstration mode. Maybe the cold weather here in New Jersey placed the unit into demo mode?

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

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SOURCE: unlock code

This is the only way to clear the code. You must have the remote to do this, it will not work without the remote. I work at an authorized Kenwood service center and tell you for certain that this is the only way it can be done. If you do not have a remote, you will either need to buy one or borrow one from somebody else who has a Kenwood radio. Most all Kenwood car stereo remotes will work, it does not need to be from the same model number but it must be a Kenwood car stereo remote. If you can not find a remote for this then you will need to take the radio to an authorized Kenwood service center and they will usually do it for a small fee.

The first step is the only part of this procedure that you do not use the remote.

1. During code request mode, press the Track UP key for at
least 3 seconds while holding down the AUTO key. (– – – –
will disappear)
2. Enter, “KCAR” with the remote controller as described below.
• Press the remote controller 5 key twice, and press the Track
Up key. (Enters a “K” )
• Press the remote controller 2 key three times, and press
the Track Up key. (Enters a “C” )
• Press the remote controller 2 key once, and press the Track
Up key. (Enters an “A” )
• Press the remote controller 7 key twice, and press the Track
Up key. (Enters an “R” )
3. Security function is canceled and unit sets to All-Off mode.
4. Code request mode appears if a mistake was made in entering
the numbers.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenwood kdc-mp532u Auxiliary?

http://inform3.kenwoodusa.com/manuals/KDCX590.pdf - Manual

iPod Adapter Compatible: Using the KCA-iP500 iPod Control Interface, you can connect your Apple iPod digital music player to this receiver. The interface (item # 113IP500) plugs into the receiver's 13-pin CD changer input and controls the iPod through the receiver's controls, as well as displays the iPod's text information right on the receiver's display.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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Need a stereo wiring diagram


Hiya,

Here's the wiring connections for the Kenwood KDC-3025.

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Black: Car chassis (-) ground wire
Yellow: Battery (+) wire (must connect to retain memory settings)
Red: Ignition/Accessory wire

White (w/black stripe): Front Left speaker (-)
White: Front Left speaker (+)

Gray (w/black): Front Right speaker (-)
Gray: Front Right speaker (+)

Green (w/black): Rear Left speaker (-)
Green: Rear Left speaker (+)

Purple (w/black): Rear Right speaker (-)
Purple: Rear Right speaker (+)

Blue (w/white): Power Control wire (used with ext. amp only). Do not expose this wire, if no amp is used.

Blue: Antenna Control wire

Brown: Telephone Mute wire (used with handsfree carkits).


Hope this helps,

Cheers,

Scott

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Disconnect all of your speaker leads at the head unit, make sure none are touching, then power it back on. If it still cuts out, check your ground, if it doesn't, re-connect speakers one by one and test power again. It will either cut out when you get to a speaker or wire that's shorted, or work just fine. it's protecting itself from damage by cutting off when speakers are either bad or have shorted wiring. Most common shorted wiring happens on door speakers at the hinge. If it continues to cut off without speakers connected and you have a good ground, the unit needs service. If it still plays and you find the speaker or wire that's causing the problem, disconnect the wire at the speaker and test again, if it works, replace the speaker, if it doesn't, replace the wire. Hope this helps

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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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Hi,

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If your unit is an MP-235CR, then the same outputs would be for the rear amp (not subs) and are full range (unfiltered).

If indeed your unit is an MP-235 and if I may make a suggestion, still connect the Kenwood to four (4) speakers. It would not be technically correct to leave the internal amps operating with no load (speakers) connected. Additionally, you would be getting 200 watts (4 X 50) more to your system (since it is already there).

If your Bose amp & speaker are subs, then no issue, however if the Bose is for a full range of speakers, then only the woofer part would be working efficiently.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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My wife experienced the same problem this month, December 2008, after owning the KDC-MP825 for 3.5 years (what's up with that?). It would power on briefly, the panel would move, then after 2 seconds it would shut down. After 15 seconds, it would power again, panel motors whir, then shut down. It would keep doing that while the key is in ignition.

This appeared to have solved the problem:
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This was the procedure for getting the receiver out of demonstration mode. Maybe the cold weather here in New Jersey placed the unit into demo mode?

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