Question about Kenwood KDC-MPV619 CD Player

1 Answer

What is the orange wire on kenwood deck for?illuminate what?

I want to know what this wire is for and what it alluminates on the stereo.
The stereo is a kenwood KDC MPV619
Thanx

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 12 Answers

The orange wire is for illumination it doesnt necassarilly mean that it illuminates your radio some vehicles it illuminates the dash lights or a/c controls so on and so fourth it may do nothing to your praticular car but others it does

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you turn on display in kenwood car stereo KDC-MP4036U? Have tried reset but still no display.


Is your illumination wire (usually orange) hooked up? If so may be a problem with faceplate or stereo itself.

Mar 29, 2016 | Kenwood Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

Installing aftermarket Kenwood stereo on 1991 Subaru Legacy. The subaru stock wiring does not have a red ignition wire. Can i simply connect the kenwood ignition wire to the Accessory +12v (Yellow/red)?...


Hi, according to my source, there should be an accessory wire that is blue with a yellow stripe. If your is yellow/red, that's fine. You actually should prefer an accessory wire to an ignition wire as there may be less static on the accessory wire. Just make sure the wire does not have power when the key is off. Don't use the illumination wires--they are not needed for the aftermarket head unit and should be taped off.

1991 Subaru Legacy Car Stereo Radio Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Constant 12v+ Wire: Red/Green
Car Radio Switched 12v+ Wire: Blue/Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Red
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger: N/A
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Front Speakers Size: 6 1/2? Speakersir?t=modilife-20&l=as2&o=1&a=b00009uhre
Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Yellow
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/Red
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/Black
Rear Speakers Size: 6 1/2? Speakersir?t=modilife-20&l=as2&o=1&a=b00009uhre
Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Yellow/White
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/Red
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/Black

May 31, 2011 | Car Audio & Video

2 Answers

I have a 1991 Chrysler new yorker fifth avenue, I'm trying to convert the radio to a Kenwood... I've been searching for a Diagram and none of them have the colors that are on my car...


New Yorker and Fifth Ave have different colors for RR speaker neg. Does either of these match up?

1991 Chrysler New Yorker Car Audio Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Red
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Orange/White
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Yellow
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 3 1/2?
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Dash
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Green/Yellow
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Purple
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Purple/Yellow
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6? x 9?
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue/Red
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Blue/White

1991 Chrysler Fifth Avenue Car Radio Wiring Schematic
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Red
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Red/White
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Orange
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Yellow
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 3 1/2?
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Dash
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Green/Yellow
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Purple
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Purple/Yellow
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6? x 9?
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Blue/Red
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Yellow

Oct 03, 2010 | Chrysler Fifth Avenue Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I please need a kenwood kvt 516 wiring diagram to hook up my stereo i dont know what each color is. like left fron speaker etc. please help


battery yellow
accessory red
ground black
power antenna blue
amp turn blue/white
illumination orange
dimmer orange/white
RF + gray
RF - gray/black
LF + white
LF - white/black
RR + violet
RR - violet/black
LR + green
LR - green/black

Sep 27, 2010 | Kenwood Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

I have a VRVD630 i cant watch dvds because i dont know were to hook up the orange reverse light wire and the parking brake wire


the parking brake wire just needs to go to a ground other than the ground for the deck and the orange reverse light wire you shouldn't have to worry about it if you turn on the deck and you still can't watch movies try hook it up to the illumination wire.

Jul 28, 2010 | Kenwood KDC-MP228 CD Player

1 Answer

I do not know how to wire nenwood kdc-422 to a 94 buick century?


You should have a wire harness pigtail that comes with your kenwood.
you can also purchase a harness adapter plug/pigtail at most audio auto stereo shops to fit your car make and model.
Be sure to save the packaging because the plastic bag has the color/codes for the harness. This harness is designed to plug right into the factory plug inside the dash just like the stock radios do.
All you need to do is splice the kenwood cables to the adapter plug pigtail you purchase for your car.
match up each wire as described here:
1994 Buick Century Car Stereo Wiring Schematic
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Pink
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 4′ x 6′
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Dash
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6′ x 9′
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue

Apr 22, 2010 | Kenwood KDC-422 CD Player

2 Answers

Orange wire from car harness to stereo illumination where does it go????


This wire is for dimming of the display on your radio from your instrument panel in your vehicle. If your original wire harness in your vehicle does not have this wire, just tape it off and dont worry about it.

Feb 25, 2010 | Kenwood Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

How to hook up a kenwood car sterio in a 1992 saturn sl2 car.my radio was stolen and a bought a kenwood and we dont have the color codes for wiring them together


1992 Saturn SL2 Car Stereo Radio Wiring Diagram
Car Radio Constant 12V+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Ignition Switched 12V+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Stereo Illumination Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Brown
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Trigger Wire: N/A
Front Speakers Size: 6 1/2′
Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Wire (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Wire (-): Dark Green
Rear Speakers Size: 6 1/2′
Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Wire (-): Light Blue

Feb 06, 2010 | Car Audio & Video

2 Answers

I need color codes


Constant 12V+ Black/Yellow
Switched 12V+ Red/White
Ground Black/Light Blue
Illumination Orange
Dimmer Pink
Antenna Trigger Orange/Red
Antenna Right Rear
Front Speakers 4" Doors
Left Front (+) Dark Green
Left Front (-) Brown/Red
Right Front (+) Purple
Right Front (-) Dark Blue/Red
Rear Speakers 6" x 9" Rear Deck
Left Rear (+) Brown/Yellow
Left Rear (-) Brown/Light Blue
Right Rear (+) Dark Blue/White
Right Rear (-) Dark Blue/Orange

Feb 19, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Intrepid

1 Answer

Wiring problems?


http://inform3.kenwoodusa.com/manuals/kdcmp238.pdf

There are no illumination wires on this deck, so the Orange and orange/wht are not used on the wiring harness. Orange wire is NOT for memory. Yellow wire is +12VDC Constant for memory.

If you hooked up the 12Vdc to the orange wire, your fuse for your dashlights have blown. Check your cars fuse panel for a blown fuse.

The orange wires are sending a signal out to radios with illumination circuts. You just sent a 12VDC signal upstream and it collided with the Cars signal and blew the fuse.

Tape off the orange wires, and all will be fine after changing the fuse.

Dec 28, 2008 | Kenwood KDC-MP208 Car CD/ MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenwood KDC-MPV619 CD Player Logo

Related Topics:

729 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenwood Car Audio & Video Experts

xxxxxx xxx

Level 3 Expert

4807 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70346 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6869 Answers

Are you a Kenwood Car Audio and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...