Question about Sony MDX-CA580 MiniDisc Player

1 Answer

Loss of sound after i start the angine

Ive just installed thid unit when the ignition is on position 1 the stereo works fine however after i start the engine i cant get any sound i could do with the cable colour codes (which colour cable does what?)is i dont have the instructions. hope someone can help

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

Red - switched power (hot when key is on)
yellow - constant power (hot at all times - depending on the vehicle, i've used a direct battery connection, but isn't recommended)
black - ground
blue - power antenna or amplifier 'REM' wire

the other's, i'm working off of old memory....
purple - rear right
green - rear left
white - front right
gray - front left

wires with black stripes are ground, and without are hot

- if you're working on an older car, it sounds like your red and yellow are connected to the same power source. if this is the case, the time will always be resetting.
- if it's a newer vehicle, AND the time is not resetting, the red wire is connected to the wrong source. if the time and stations stay programmed after it shuts off, the yellow wire is correct.

Posted on Feb 04, 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

Jvc kd bt11


hi vicki, firstly check out the power wiring to your unit. yellow wire to the battery +12v(direct live) and the red one to the ignition switch(vehicle start switched live). also try resetting your unit. if all these donot work then check out your local installer before handing the unit in for repairs. good luck. cheers.

Sep 06, 2013 | Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

I have installed a Sony CDX-GT 740UI stereo but I have one major problem with it....Every time I turn off the ignition or remove the front panel, the stereo resets itself and I lose all of the data...


if you have a multimeter, make sure the yellow is connected to a constant power source. turn your key to the off position and see if the yellow wire still has 12 volts going to it.

Feb 01, 2011 | Sony CDXGT740UI InDash MP3WMAAAC Player

1 Answer

The radio/cd player on my 01 yukon loses the sound randomly. Some times it works fine then othertimes it does it a lot. This all started a month ago. Before then I'd had no problems. I talked to a guy at a...


sounds like the amp is over heating and needs to be replaced
and yes there is most likely an amp in the system and it is eithor over powered or over heating

Jul 29, 2009 | Car Audio & Video

2 Answers

JVC KD-G351 question


It sounds like your stereo is working properly. I've never seen a car stereo that was wired properly that you could turn on and listen to while the car was off with the key removed from the ignition switch. You would have to move the ignition switch to the accessory position in order to get the stereo to work. Hope this helps. Good luck. Mike D.

Aug 21, 2008 | Car Audio & Video

4 Answers

HELP STEREO CUTS OUT!


ok , ive found the problem with mine. I checked the voltage between the earth wire on the head unit and the battery in the car. I found that when i turned the headunit up to around 17-20 there was up to 3volts differance, which is when it would cut out. So ive run a new earth wire and she's all sweet . Even the cd player works now.

Aug 11, 2008 | JVC AM FM CD DET FACE CAR STEREO

2 Answers

Pioneer 6400 car stereo


check to see if any of the other speaker wires are going to ground -it sounds like one or more of them are

Apr 02, 2008 | Pioneer DEH-P6400 CD Player

1 Answer

Works sporadically


Sounds like your head unit is on it's way out, you could try cleaning the contacts of the face plate plate with rubbing alchol and a q-tip. Make sure you get both sets of contacts, the face and radio.Because the display is working it's definatly not a power problem, clean those contacts and if still doesn't work invest in a new radio, sorry to bear bad news if it's not the contacts. L8R

Sep 18, 2007 | Alpine CDA-7894 CD Player

5 Answers

Sony model #CDX-M630 car stereo reciever


you need to use the original remote to enter the code. Try these codes one of them should work...

You need to press reset after each attempt.



CODE 1: MODE SOUND OPEN ATT

CODE 2: ENTER OPEN MENU 6

CODE 3: OPEN DISC+ 1 LIST

CODE 4: SEEK- SEEK+ 3 OPEN

CODE 5: OFF 4 OPEN SOURCE

CODE 6: 2 OPEN DSPL SOUND

CODE 7: OPEN 5 ATT SEEK+

CODE 8: DISC- DSPL OFF OPEN

CODE 9: SEEK+ SOUND OPEN ENTER

CODE 10: DISC- LIST SEEK- OPEN

CODE 11: OPEN 4 LIST OFF

CODE 12: DSPL SOURCE OPEN 1

CODE 13: MENU 2 MODE OPEN

CODE 14: 5 DISC+ OPEN ATT

CODE 15: 3 MENU SEEK- OPEN

Sep 13, 2007 | Sony CDX-M630 CD Player

1 Answer

Kenwood x969 not working


hi,this unit sounds like one with a motorised face. the problem could be with the flat ribbon cable connection between face and main pc board. chech for cracks alond the body of the ribbon especially where it bends alot. Also try resetting the unit if the unit has a reset switch or reset function.

Aug 03, 2007 | Kenwood eXcelon KDC-X969 CD Player

2 Answers

No Sound


most ram trucks came with a infinity system. the amps are in the front doors, mounted to the 6x9 speakers. and they power the tweeters in the columms, and also rear speakers if you have them. I had to replace the entire system.

Aug 23, 2006 | Pioneer DEH-P47DH CD Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony MDX-CA580 MiniDisc Player Logo

67 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Car Audio & Video Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

xxxxxx xxx

Level 3 Expert

4724 Answers

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

286 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...