Kenwood ktv617dvd Power shuts off then comes back on by itself?
Hi i have had this stereo for awhile and have had this problem with it for some time actually since it was installed the stereo plays just fine then all of a sudden it will shut off on its own and stay off for no longer than maybe 1 minute then it will turn back on by itself and i dont know if the stereo is doing this or if it is my car my car is a 2002 Cadillac Deville, ssometimes it wont do this at all and it isnt when i hit bumps or anything so i know no wires are touching anywhere. When i first bought this car the factory stereo never had a problem like this so please anybody out there with the solution would greatly be appriciated thank you...
Re: Kenwood ktv617dvd Power shuts off then comes back on...
It sounds like there is a short somewhere in your wiring. If the problem got worse when you installed the aftermarket stereo then it may be on the factory side of the plug. You may try powering the stereo by some other means. For example, try a wire with an inline fuse directly from the fuse block to the power wire on the stereo. You can also tap into the ignition wire that way the only way it will get power is when the key is turned on. Don't forget the inline fuse if you try it that way. I had to do that with a stereo I once had.
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If ur kenwood stereo is going into protect mode, it is because one of ur speaker wires is shorting out. Make sure all of ur speaker wire connections are good, and then wrap them so they aren't grounding out against the chassis. This should solve ur problem.
check all your fuses. check power for the battery(yellow) wire and red wire(ignition- key must be on), and if all of those are good then check the fuse on the back of the stereo itself, i think it has a 15amp mini fuse in it.
you have to go to the kenwood site and download the firmware update go to this page http://www.kenwood.com/cs/ce/mm/firmware/2008/eng.html
after you download the file unzip it and burn it with either nero or roxio, as a data file insert the cd on your kvt-512, if it reads DISK ERROR, press the reset button on the front of the stereo, once the screen comes back up select the DVD function, the system update should start from there. let it finish once it does then you'll be able to plug in your ipod. oh and ofcourse for this you should know that you need the ipod adapter, depending on what you want to do with it for instance i have the KCA-iP300V which allows me to view videos from my ipod as well.
Hi. The unit is overheating, and in most cases, depending on the car model, you will be able to fit a computer-like cooling fan underneath the receiver pointing outwards in order to help the unit cool down a little better, and prolonging the unit's operation. Usually a double-din aperture is just perfect for these improvements. If your radio mount is a single-din opening, then is gonna be a pain in the back to do something about it. Narrow spacing means overheating, especially when heat doesn't have anywhere to go, packing in the system, ergo, shutting it down for conservational reasons. Go to you nearest car audio store. They'll be able to help you out.
that red triangle falsh is a power warning take a meter to the accesory wire going to the radio ( its red for the love of god please tell me you know that) but anyways see whats happening there odds are you have a faulty wire it should read 12-14v dc. when you try and meter it for resistance to ground never should you see a ground spike if you do you have a problem.