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Protect on the Display

On the display screen it keep say protect and it wont let me do anything else

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  • khova5 Mar 19, 2008

    the model number is mp205

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    Mine says PROTECT and won't do anything else?????

  • glorydays84 Mar 23, 2008

    mp205

  • jaycee210 May 21, 2008

    my KDC-MP205 model has the same problem, the sound start to fade out and the display flashes PROTECT. I'm pretty confused. I need a solution, please!

  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    I have the same problem and it is so annoying. It happened out of nowhere! I don't have my manual anymore.

  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    kenwood kdmp295

  • djelav8 Jan 13, 2009

    i have a kdc-mp438u doing the same thing please help!

  • mmafia Mar 05, 2009

    I have a Kenwood KDC-W3537A and keep getting the flashing 'PROTECT' msg. I have tried looking to see if any wires are showing, insulating them, reset button, disconnecting and reconnecting battery and fuse, and plugged it in without the speaker dock bit connected but still get the PROTECT msg appearing. I bought it second hand and the wires the person sent with it seem a little worn in places but I have covered them etc, and was told it worked fine but would this have anything to do with it, or if the PROTECT msg is coming up when the speakers aren't connected does this mean there is a fault with the actual player itself? I hope you can help.



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Hello all I had that same problem & I went to www.kenwoodusa.com & downloaded the owners manual for our model type & problem solved...there's a reset button to the left of the number buttons & the auto button on the face....u'll have to use a pin or something to press it but it fixed my problem!! I can play cd's again!!!!! ^_^

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

If the reset button doesnt work you can pull out the entire stereo and locate the fuse on the back, simply pull it out and put it back in.. that resets it also but it's what i have to do everytime i get the protect on the screen

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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I had this problem with the set I bought and tried the resets etc. The protect would flash up later and sometimes would not reset (intermitant fault) as I had been told the problem was with the out put for the speakers we disconnected the wires and protect went off (after reset) it was then trial and error connecting the speakers one by one (had to bypass the block for this) until we found the speaker that was causing the protect display. we then chased a wire through the car to replace the original. PROBLEM SOLVED. I believe a wire had frayed somewhere and was earthing on the bodywork, hope this helps.

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The protect message means that a problem was detected and that the output speaker connections have been disabled. Please verify the exact model number and I should be able to provide more details on the likely defective parts.
Dan

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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Usually, protect mode is enabled when the speaker output wiring has shorted together or is touching ground/+12V. I would verify that none of the speaker wiring has come loose.

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