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I have akdsx980 car radio and I'm trying to install it in a 1974 vw for my wife and all i have with the radio in a bunch of cut wire in the back of the radio, here's the problem,when I hooked up 12 volts(+orange wire,-bkl.to ground) to it, all i could get was the ssm lite to come on, only for a sec. then went out the radio did not seem to respond to any thing else,does the radio frame need to be grounded,or what else should I be doing, and I'm not sure how to program it,can you help "Thanks"

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Yes it must be grounded and make sure that you are using the correct harness for it, it is very simple just follow what you been doing it should be +, -, ground, antenna, speakers right and left and the amp. , and let me know if that work if not we go to the next step. Please see that grant me your approvals by rating my service and I hope that I can serve you again the future. I will work with you in this issue to conclusion

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