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Memory loss I have recently installed a Sony CDX-GT300 to my Peugeot 206. It works fine, however, every time I turn off the engine all the preset memory radio stations are lost. The CD that is in also goes back to the start of the disc. What's the problem? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2007

    i did what it said but i aint getting any power still to the head unit. so could it be a fuse or some thing.

  • russolo Apr 12, 2008

    the stereo in my car won't hold it's memory everytime i turn off the engine and start it again

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    when i turn off my ignition i loose all my programed radio stations and all the eq setings



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You need to remove the radio and swap the red wire for the yellow wire and vice versa, they have bullet connectors to allow you to do this, basically the permanent live and the ignition live are the wrong way round.

Posted on Nov 27, 2007

  • tom mcloughlin Dec 19, 2007

    If you are not getting a switched live at the back of the radio and the vehicle is newer than 2002 you may find that it is a can bus system so you need to find another switched live usually from the cigarette lighter supply and run a wire to the red lead on the radio

  • nobbyclarkgc Aug 29, 2010

    just as described mate i have a 1997 Audi V6 cabriolet with same drama been nigling me for ages till i seen this post , well done ,


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I did what that says but still aint getting any power to the cd player when the car is off and still having memory loss. there's no power coming from hte 206 main wires to thecd player unless the car is on

Posted on Dec 11, 2007


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