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Long storage, will not start

The radio SONY CDX-4180R has been in storage for a long time and when installed in the car it will nor start/turn on. Is there a backup battery or something that has ran out?

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  • ahremark May 13, 2009

    Used the existing wiring in the Audi but the yellow one was, as suggested, not powerd. Connected it temporarily to the red one and i worked fine,

    Thanks Bosse

  • jsinsorrow May 11, 2010

    There is no back up battery. Sounds like an installation error. Long term storage shouldn't affect a radio in any way. Check that there is voltage being supplied to the unit.

  • Paul Hutchinson May 11, 2010

    there are two "live" wires, red to battery and yellow to ignition live, are they both connected?
    also there will be a security code to enter before you use it.

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It should have turned on what car its in and did u use a kit let me know

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