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How do I remove the protect from my kdc-108

The radio doesn't work anymore it says protect on the front, its a kdc-108 can anybody help me?

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SOURCE: Kenwood kdc-mp"635"------ protect "help"

I have a kenwood kdc-mp635 and when i turn on my radio it reads protect...i recently bought it a month ago and it was all fine till a couple of days ago i was driving and it turned off and said "protect"! i reseted it and it worked for like literlly a minute then back into protect mode.. i check all my wires, amps, grouds, cdplayer wiring and cant seem to find the problem... before when i reseted it, it worked for a minute then went into it doesnt even turn on anymore all it does is reads "protect" i reseted it and still doesnt turn on after i checked all my wiring and stuck and in-need of help..i have no radioooo...!!! i dont know what else to do?????

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenwood KDC 241 SA car radio 'Protect'.

you could have a shorted speaker wire, a blown speaker; or the output ic in the deck itself could be bad.

Posted on Mar 03, 2010

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SOURCE: I just bought a used car with a kenwood kdc-mp142.

Hey i had the same problem and i've just solved it you just gotta reset the radio the button it´s between the FF button and the 1 button gotta push it with one clip or something like that

Posted on Nov 13, 2010

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SOURCE: kenwood kdc-mp345u keeps flashing protect,

Chances are pretty good either the output ic or the volume control ic inside of the radio are bad. Both require the ability to use a soldering iron to replace.

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SOURCE: no power after Kenwood KDC-108 Install

check all power wire connections, and fuses on player, and underdash

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