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Can anyone help.... my stereo faceplate doesnt work the buttons light up but the display doesnt any solutions???? a friend have the same as me and I put the faceplate on his and it work so i dont know what can be wrong with it.

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    I've read elsewhere that there are cold solders on a couple of resistors inside the head unit. Trying to find that article now. Will repost if I find it.

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    Faceplate doesn't light up

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Does the stereo have a lock? Maybe its locked or something.

What kind of stereo? Car stereo?

Try turning off completely and turning back on.

-Ryan


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Posted on Feb 18, 2009

  • Ferdie Sep 20, 2010

    I had the same problem and I resoldered the resistors on the board inside the stereo and it worked. Unscrew and remove the top cover and the CD slot. There are 10 of them located on the lower right side of the board. Good luck.

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I also created a tutorial on fixing faceplates with 2R7 resistors (refer to my tip).

But, your unit will have a different chassis, as the faceplate is also a video display.

First you need to determine if the buttons on the faceplate are operating the various functions. If the buttons are NOT operating, then the faceplate itself (or connection to the main unit) can be considered faulty.

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You will need a Kenwood RC-410 remote control. This remote works on KDC-519, KDC-X859, KDC-319, KDC-4019, KDC-MP919, KDC-X759, KDC-419, KDC-X459, KDC-MPV619, KDC-MPV7019, KDC-2022, KDC-2022V, KRC-435, KRC-535 and KDC-X959

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6) Press the 2 key on the remote once and it enters an A on the display on the faceplate. Hit the >>' key on the faceplate.
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