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No sound coming from my factory speakers

I have a 2000 Tahoe and I recently hooked up a Kenwood KDC-X459 CD player and it sounded perfect with my kickers and factory speakers. Until I turned it up a little more than normal and the factory speakers quit working with just my subs working. After about 3 hours when I started my truck up the factory speakers worked again for about 15 minutes they they cut out again. Some people told me to check my wires which I did and still nothing.Any advice on what I need to do? Is it the CD player? HELP!!! Eric

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Hey Eric, I had the same problem with my 2000 GMC Yukon and because of the OnStar connection in these vehicles you must get power to the factory amplifier which can be done by running a relay wire from the blue remote wire or the power antenna wire to either the pink or green wire on the extra pin adapter that you unplugged from the back of the factory unit. Hopefully you have figured this out by now but for future readers this solution should be helpful.

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