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The radio unit I have a problem with is a Kenwood. It is a 'factory installed option' on a 1987 Honda Helix motorcycle. I believe the model is a KRM-100H. The radio was called a HondaLine Kenwood, but several people have told me that the 'KRM-100H' is the model designation. This unit has remote controls (wired) volume, tuning, and band selection. No power on/off on the remote control panel. This radio works! However, the push button power on/off button will not stay 'in' when depressed, so the unit only will function if the power button is depressed and held in. The face of the unit is encased in a plyable plastic cover for weather sealing. I would like to repair this unit if I can on my own, however I am not all that versed in electronics but I am not afraid to tackle a repair if it is a fairly simple matter and I would not be risking further damage.

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sounds like the ribbon cable has gone out to the controls. can be repared but really not worth it

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7e83231.jpgi had the same problem Here is the diagram i used from someone else on fixya.  Thank you.

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in most cases it's often more costly to repair it than to replace it. the only way you can save costs on repair is if you do the work yourself or have a buddy that knows how to do it, otherwise the labor costs are just not worth it. please rate this

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SOURCE: I have a Mustang GT

a savvy installer can make a circuit using your garage remote (installed in the dash) or some wireless lights (with remote) and with the push of a button, your (insert item here) will function.
Depending on the voltage required, one is really just a ground, and the other is a positive trigger.

It requires a SPDT relay, and if the remote is not 12V, a resistor of the right value to lower the voltage.

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SOURCE: replacement Kenwood KSC-WA82RC Car Subwoofer remote control wire

It looks like the S-video you need one end to be male and the other is female end.The high quality the S-video wire the better the sound.Make sure you get a long enough cord. Take it with you to radio shack or and car audio or home audio find the female end of the S-Video and it should plug in perfect.Wire it up and enjoy some tunes

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