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Audio Output problems

I recently baught a '95 chrysler lhs and installed this deck from my old car. This deck has been great for me in the past. When I play the radio in this new car the audio is perfect, love it. My subwoofer and my stock speakers work. But, heres the problem. When I try to play a cd or try to play audio files from my iPod(kenwood ipod interface) I only get sound from my subwoofers. My stock speakers make no noise at all, and i can't figure out why. :\ Any help on this would be greatly apprieciated.

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Re: Audio Output problems

I had the same problem with my lhs I had to hook the red wire to the blue factory remote wire in order for the factory amp to kick on while my cd payer was on. My kenwood head unit didn't have another wire for an alternt the red is a power and so far has not drained the battery

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Re: Audio Output problems

Currently you have the blue wire from your Kenwood head unit connected to the blue wire in the Chrysler wire harness adapter. You need to disconnect this wire, and reconnect it to the blue/white wire coming from your Kenwood head unit instead. You probably already have the remote wire from your subwoofer amp connected there; both wires need to be attached to the blue/white Kenwood remote output. Your LHS is equipped with a factory amp. The blue wire in the Chrysler harness activates the amplifier, but it's connected to your Kenwood's power antenna activation output; therefore it's only being turned on when the tuner is selected.

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