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My kdc-x796 is stuck in protect mode

Where can I find the reset button on my radio?

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i believe protect mode is because you have the wrong impedence speakers, they are too low (4 ohm? 6 ohm?) it chols work with 8 ohm speakers

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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I think you left the yellow wire from the kenwood disconnected

Posted on Mar 06, 2013

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