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Rear speakers dont play with connection box

My head unit works fine and when im listening to the radio the rear speakers and sub work fine, but when i plug my mp3 player into the connection box it stops playing from the rear and just plays out the front door speakers. Im not sure if its because its not compatible with an mp3 player or if it would work if i connected a dvd changer. any help would be greatly appreciated, thankyou.

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I believe this is a wiring incompatibility problem. The reason I say this is because when the mp3 player is out the jack which contains switches engages the front L&R and the Rear L&R, when the plug is inserted into the jack the jack switches should remove the audio input to the amplifier and replace it with the audio from the mp3 player. The switches should then send sound to the front L&R and the Rear L&R but the only change should be that the mp3 player is switched in instead of the audio from the raido unit. what is happening is that the jack switches are only switching in the front L&R speakers. This just might be a function of the unit. check the owners manual. here is a site that has the manual: http://www.docs.sony.com/release/XAV7W.PDF

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