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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
its not the radio. you have an amplified system in your vehicle and you hooked up the power antenna (blue wire from the radio) and the amp is only energized during AM/FM playback. disconnect the blue wire and connect the blue/white to the car's harness to energize the amp during ipod and cd playback
Posted on May 26, 2008
actually, chrysler/dodge has factory Infinity sound systems installed. The nice part about these systems is that you dont have to bypass the amplifiers in order to put a new radio in, but simply power up the amp by hooking up the amp turn on wire at the harness. The alpine should have 2 blue wires coming off of the back, one that is solid, the other with a white stripe. The one that is solid only has 12v when the fm/am radio is on (used for power antenna) but cuts off when other sources are used (cd,aux,ipod). My guesses are, you have the amp wire on the vehicle harness (blue) tied into this wire, instead of the BLUE/WHITE wire on the alpine which has 12v as long as the radio is on. i hope this solves your problem, 9 times out of 10 on a chrysler this is it.
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
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