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No hook up guide

I have a vm9311ts and i have a 99 ford explorer sport and i don't know how or where to hook up the brake wire. i have an after market harness

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Re: no hook up guide

Please update your post with the Serial Number of your Player and I will be able to help you.

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Sound works but there is no display on the monitor. it worked for the first few days then now cant see nothing. Does the park brake wire have to be hooked up in order to show the display cause i know it...

  • Yes it does. The emergency brake wire is a safety feature. If you don't have it hooked up it won't even display anything. If you do have it hooked up then you have to have the emergency brake engaged to be able to view DVD'S. The manufacturer does this so people can't just unhook the brake wire and watch DVD'S while driving

Regards, Tony

May 20, 2011 | Pyle PLD61MU Car Video Player

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To wich cable do i connect the pink park cable from my jensen in dash vm9311ts

you have a indash tv
all u do is hook the pink wire up to the grownd wire and it will play while your driving

Oct 25, 2009 | Jensen Car Video Players

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Bypass brake code VM9311YTS

just connect the pink wire to the ground wire. some will tell you that a menu will pop up if so just input the numbers 5,4,3,2,1,0 make sure you hear a beep after every number. the menu will look like a hammer icon. im not sure if you have to input the code because i didnt need to

Apr 01, 2009 | Jensen VM9020TS Car DVD Player

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Need bypass code for Jensen VM9311TS

Here it is how brother,insert a dvd movie,next use the toggle switch sequence to get image,next press stop button twice on the remote,then press 1 2 6 4 on the remote,you will now see a menu that says

Regon Code
Brake Override(I know you are drooling by now)
Loader Version
Model Version

Using the right joystick on the unit,navigate to the options of your choice,click on them to toggle on,off or which region code you want.

This wht you want.
Region Code 1
Brake Override ON
Macrovision OFF

When you are done,click SYS SETUP on the main remote TWICE to save the settings and vingo.

Nov 22, 2008 | Jensen VM9510 Car DVD Player

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BackGorund Change on a Jensen VM9311TS In-Dash DVD player

There is no e-brake override code. You have to hardwire it to bypass the e-brake. Take the peach-colored wire and ground it to metal inside the dash. Put a toggle switch inline on the wire and mount it somewhere you can reach it. When you get the blue screen when starting a movie, open the switch for 3-5 seconds, then close it again to reapply the ground. Your movie will start up, and you can then drive away with it playing.

Sep 24, 2008 | Car Video Players

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There isn't any code that I know of. Most DVD head units have one extra wire in their wiring harnesses, compared to a standard CD head unit. On mine, it's a peach-colored wire, and is the activation wire for the DVD feature. During the installation, the instructions call for this wire to be tapped into the emergency brake indicator light wire. The reason is this:

The e-brake indicator light is what is called a "ground complete" circuit. That means that the bulb always has power applied, but when you pull the brake, that puts a ground to the wire and completes the circuit, allowing it to illuminate. The head unit sees this ground, and activates the DVD player.

In my Jensen unit, I simply ran this wire to a ground (I used a screw near the fuse box), and I put a switch on the wire, so I could break the ground contact at will. Jensen calls for a procedure to activate DVD playback. In their instructions, they tell you to select DVD from the option menu, and when the "lawyer screen" comes up (the one warning you to park before you watch a movie), you release the e-brake for 3-5 seconds, and then reapply it. To simulate that with the switch I used, I leave the switch closed (activated), and select DVD. Then I flip the switch "off" for 3-5 seconds, and flip it back "on". This tricks the head unit into thinking I put the e-brake off for a few seconds and then put it back on, and the movie will start. Then I can drive away.

Basically, ground the wire that is used for DVD activation, and put a switch inline on it. Then you can break and reapply the ground in whatever manner is required by the manufacturer of your head unit. If there is no off/on sequence with yours, as there is with mine, simply ground the wire to a screw inside the dashboard and you're done.

Jul 26, 2008 | Jensen VM9411 Car Video Player

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Jensen VM9311TS

plow boy442- I'm guessing you want your dvd to work while your driving. The unit has to be hooked to up to the e brake ,if you know which wire it is ground it out the unit will think your in park. Let me know , I can help you with this. cooltek Mar,3/08

Mar 04, 2008 | Jensen VM9510 Car DVD Player

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Brake wire for Jensen VM9311ts

You first have to figure out which one of these wires goes to ground potential when the brake is engaged. Get a digital multimeter set it to read resistance (turn the dial to the omega symbol)and then connect one end to ground of the car try the outer ring of the 12 cigarette lighter and the other using the tip to pierce the insulation of one of the wires, then press the parking brake. The meter with the brake not pressed should have ---- when the break is pressed the meter should read 0000 or some value less then 1.000 ohm. The wire that goes to ground when the brake is pressed is the parking break wire and attach your DVD player brake wire to that. My money is on the solid green wire.

Sep 21, 2007 | Jensen VM9511TS AM/FM/CD/DVD/SD Player/7"...

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Parking Brake wire on Jensen VM9311TS

It may need to see a Positive....not a ground (the brake wire rests at ground and goes positive when the pedal is pressed). but to answer your question, the brake wire for your car is Light Green and is at the brake switch above the pedal.

Sep 19, 2007 | Jensen VM9511TS AM/FM/CD/DVD/SD Player/7"...

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