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It just wont work!!!!

I recived this radio last year on my birthday from my dads girlfriend it is a Kenwood KDC-7009 iv tryed to wire it up ti two of my cars and it never wants to work for me.. the weard thing is it works for every one but me iv tryed ever wiring trick and styles nothing works. my friend thred it out in hs truck a i saw it did everything right what am i doing wrong with it???? please help me

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  • ibanez545 Aug 20, 2007

    its a 1995 GEo prism and the other car i had to get rid of cuz of gas prices lol

  • ibanez545 Aug 20, 2007

    the other was a 1998 3.8 liter V6 camaro t top



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What cars do you have? year/make/model

Posted on Aug 19, 2007

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    seth Alvo Aug 20, 2007

    Ok if you follow these steps you can't go wrong....
    First off check everything on the stereo, mainly the fuse on the very back of it right by the wire harness. Secondly, you should be using a wire adapter harness in order to install this into your car. If you haven't cut the car harness yet, go out and buy a metra 70-1782. Best buy sells it for 20 bucks, as do most car stereo shops, it is a wire harness for a 1995 prizm. All you have to do is connect like colors to the stereo harness at your kitchen table, insulate them, and then plug it into the car. To eliminate problems, do not connect the illumination wires (orange in color). You must also check the fuses in the car, which should be under the drivers side dash, and also under the hood. When all of these are connected, turn the car on, and press the "src" button on the deck to turn it on, if it does not turn on, check your fuses again because you should be done. Also on kenwood decks there should be a tiny button that you can only press with a pin, sometimes on the faceplate and sometimes behind it. This is a reset button that will snap the deck out of whatever "trance" it is in. If you cut your factory harness off, let me know and I will explain as best I can how to hardwire it.


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How do you hardwire it?

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