Question about JVC KD-DV4200 Car DVD Player
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This is illegal to do in many states so it is not recommended that you bypass the saftey feature and can result in you being ticketed and fined. On this unit, for testing purposes, you would ground the parking brake wire and the screen should come on and stay on.
Posted on May 07, 2007
Here's what you need to know: DVD
head units have one extra wire in their wiring harnesses, compared
to a standard CD head unit. On the Jensen, it's a peach-colored wire,
the activation wire for the DVD feature. During the installation, the
instructions call for this wire to be tapped into the emergency brake
indicator light wire. The reason is this:
The e-brake indicator light is what is called a "ground complete" circuit. That means that the bulb always has power applied, but when you pull the brake, that puts a ground to the wire and completes the circuit, allowing it to illuminate. The head unit sees this ground, and activates the DVD player.
In mine, I simply ran this wire to a ground (I used a screw near the fuse box), and I put a switch on the wire, so I could break the ground contact at will. Jensen calls for a procedure to activate DVD playback. In their instructions, they tell you to select DVD from the option menu, and when the "lawyer screen" comes up (the one warning you to park before you watch a movie), you release the e-brake for 3-5 seconds, and then reapply it. To simulate that with the switch I used, I leave the switch closed (activated), and select DVD. Then I flip the switch "off" for 3-5 seconds, and flip it back "on". This tricks the head unit into thinking I put the e-brake off for a few seconds and then put it back on, and the movie will start. Then I can drive away.
Basically, ground the wire that is used for DVD activation, and put a switch inline on it. Then you can break and reapply the ground in the manner of the e-brake cycle I mentioned earlier.
Posted on Sep 13, 2008
Just go to the set up menu ( Your screen should say setup at the upper center of your screen ) Then press 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 with your remote control and a second menu will apear, on your left side press the second option and select parking bypass to on.
Posted on Oct 13, 2008
It is made that way so you have to set the parking brake before you can view the dvd. You can bypass this by grounding the pink wire coming from the back of the unit.
Posted on Aug 14, 2012
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 18, 2010 | BOSS AUDIO SYSTEMS BV9970 Car Video Player
Oct 10, 2010 | BOSS AUDIO SYSTEMS BV9976 Car Video Player
Apr 07, 2010 | Jensen VM9510 Car DVD Player
Aug 18, 2009 | Jensen's VM9312 Car DVD Player
May 28, 2009 | Pioneer AVH-P4000DVD Monitor
Dec 30, 2008 | Panasonic CQ-DVR909U Car DVD Player
Mar 10, 2008 | Audiovox VM9512 Car DVD Player
Mar 03, 2007 | Dual Bravo HRC-0703 DVD Package Mobile...
676 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: