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Does not work??

I have a pioneer avh-p7480 unit. i hooked up all the wires the right way and checked all my connections. I used a wire harrness to mke things easy. And checked all my fuses. However,the unit will not come on at all. It does not even light up or show any signs of well anything.

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SOURCE: Which navigation unit do i need for the AVH-P5700DVD? AVIC 80DVD,AVIC 90DVD,AVIC 9DVD

try the avic 880dvd or the avic 88dvd

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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SOURCE: pioneer AVH-P5700 instalation

You can find a wiring diagram for your 87 monte at You can refer to the installation manual for your deck at Since you are removing a shaft style radio and installing a DIN style you will need to perform extensive modifications to your dash. The Pioneer manual provides the dimensions.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: parking brake bypass

Tie the Parking break sensor to the ground wire, or ground it to a piece of the frame and your done ;)

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: bypass ebrake with relay on a pioneer avh-p5700

Go to any auto parts store and purchase a four wire relay and wire it up as follows: The relay will have numbers written on the bottom for each pin. The wire from the parking brake from the H/U to 87. Ground to 85 and 30. Remote from the H/U to 86. This will give you an automatic bypass to the DVD lockout. If you want to just put a switch to do this manually you can also. Go to Radio Shack and buy a momentary push button switch, part number 275-1548. Take the green wire coming out of the unit. Strip the wire, and attach it to one of of the pins on the relay switch. It doesn't matter which one. Buy a standard 16 gauge wire from Radio Shack and connect it to the other pin on the switch, then connect the other end of it to a grounded connection on your vehicle. Now, when you play a DVD, the warning screen will come on. Just press the button on the switch and it will go away, since it tricks the receiver into thinking you have engaged the parking brake. Like someone said before, it is illegal in just about all states to have a dvd or other video playing if the driver can see it and the car is moving. This method is used because the lockout not only keeps you from seeing videos but also locks out some features which many feel have nothing to do with safety and they need it.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Pioneer AVH-P6500DVD in dash dvd player.

dont buy stolen merchandise

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: do u need the brain to hook up an amp to a Pioneer AVH-P6600DVD C

that makes no sense, if you have the 6600dvd all you're going to need is the rca outputs. you don't need the brain aka hide away box. hode away box is only for the untenna and more monitors.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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DVD would play and I could hear the audio but no video

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My Pioneer AVH-P5700DVD's screen is very dimmed i can bearly see the buttons, it seems like there is no brightness in the screen please help... I checked everything already... Maybe is a dim adjustment?

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very easy fix. you can pay thirty bucks on ebay and buy the bypass kit or make it yourself. but the light green wire on the harness has to be hooked up to ground. just hook the light green wire to the chassie of the car and you will be able to see dvds all the time. If you want to buy the kit its not really needed I have a toggle switch on mine just for turning it on and off when I am driving. simple as putting a wire from your chassie of the car(Ground) and then the other from the unit(light green wire) to a switch. hooking it up from Supply to Acc on the switch.

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The brown wire, according to the installation manual, is the "Mute Wire". Their instruction is:
"Connect to the terminal that is grounded when either the telephone rings or during conversation."

So this appears to only be necessary if you are also using a mobile phone with your system.

The orange/white wire is the "dimmer control" lead, which should be wired into the switch that turns your car lights on and off. This will probably allow your head unit to dim when you turn the car lights on (night time).

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hope this helps,

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