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Alpine 9881 cd will not play sound

I just installed my alpine 9881, in a 94 mustang with the mach 460 system

the radio works fine and sound great however when switching to a cd there is no sound

you can see its playing because there is a time cound and it will display the name of the track

any ideas?

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Re: alpine 9881 cd will not play sound

If you had to connect the remote amp turn on lead from the headunit to the factory amp turn on lead you may find your problem there.

On many headunits there are 2 blue remote wires 1 for antenna and one for amp turn on. The antenna remote only supplies power when the radio is playing not when playing CD's. If you hooked the antenna wire to the amp trigger then the amps shut down when you play a cd. If that's not it let me know and I will research further.

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