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No sound from speakers

Today i installed my new kenwood mp342 cd receiver in my vehicle. i have a harness that plugs into the factory location. i have all the speaker wires connected to the correct harness wires. i have power to the unit. also have all the controls. the only thing i dont have is sound from speakers. not even static. could the harness be faulty?

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Check the audio settings in your Kenwood consult the manual.

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