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Alpine sterio 6yrs old...In car system on a Jaguar XKR

I recently had to replace my car battery,and as soon as it was replaced the radio kept going from Radio to In car phone and back again every 10 seconds or so.I was advised to undo the battery for 20 mins and try again.The problem continued for some days and the seemed to corerct itself.Unfortunately a week later the sterio went silent only working on occations for a some seconds after it was left off for some hours and the car starting.Would you have any idea what may be the problem and what i should do to get it repaired?...Good Luck Andy

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  • avey Jan 22, 2008

    Thanks BEER brooklyn...I took the car into Jaguar and they said it was the Amplifier.As it was very expensive to replace i've got someone to look at repairing it,but it has had to go to the factory as he could not find anything visibly wrong.If i have no joy getting it repaired i'll try the fuses you suggested.

    P.S. the phone does go via the radio amplifier too.Fingers crossed!...thanks again Andy

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Check the fuses on back of radio, who changed the batetry?is there extra wires connected to the terminals ,maybe they have fuses that might ogf shorted, explain your set up. a little more details your phone run through the radio?
why did u have to replace battery?
you have amplifiers?

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    chris ZAMBROTTA Jan 23, 2008

    i recommend using a farad if you have a large amp.also make sure your groud wire for ythe amp is a least the same size if not larger then the 12+volt wire
    also match the ohms of the amp to the speakers you r using.i live by alpine.treat connect them right abd they will last for ever. is the radiio power speakers also.make sure you r using the right remote wire to turn the amp on.most system burn up couse they r not grounded properly.also make sure your fuse 4 the amp power is right next to the battery.please get back to me also rating please.i been doing car systems for about 14 years .i also build bowes for sub woofers,but never worked on a jag,

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