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Volume turned up, kenwood shuts off briefly...

My kenwood will work fine until I turn the volume up. Then it shuts off completely and then turns back on again..This continues on again and off again. I have checked ground wires, loose wires, connections, disconnected amp., checked fuses, still same thing happens with or without the amp connected or with or without the speakers connected. The CD player is installed in a boat with a 400 watt amp and blaupunkt speakers. I've noticed the stereo gets hot to the touch towards the top in the back. Any suggestion? I have a Kenwood KDC-X692 with new Kenwood speakers, no amp. When I turn the volume up to 25 the radio shuts off, turns back on and I don't understand why? My speakers aren't bolted completely down and they are saying that is why. I've never heard of such a thing. Could this be the reason? Or why would this happen? Thanks

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  • montezmaria Jan 28, 2009

    When I took it in they said the wires were connected incorrectly and stated "they" said they reconnected them correctly, but I wonder since I didn't pay them to hook them up. I had gone in thinking it was the radio. I'll look into that. They say it's because I haven't bolted the speakers down real good yet and that could be causing it when I turn up the volume which makes no sense to me. I really appreciate your response. Thanks so much.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    I went in because mine was doing the same thing. But my front wires were connected to the rear. & the rear to the front. Instead of them admitting the mistake. they said I had a bad radio & to send it back 2 Kenwood. IDK if the wirin had something to do with the radio working, though.



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Does it keep cutting in and out?
if so i think you have your polarities crossed
make sure you have negative to negative positive to positive

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