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THe radio doesn't recognise the AUX connection

We have the pioneer auxiliary cable to hook up the ipod and in dash dvd. THe radio used to see the aux and now it doesn't. Is there something I should do before I hit it with a hammer?

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  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2008

    i cant get aux on my system period i use the plug in the back but only radio or cd comes on no aux

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    I prefered to hit it with the hammer



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While you may read over a million answers to this problem, try this one first:

With the KEY ON, POWER THE UNIT OFF, by pushing the volume button IN for 3 seconds.
After power is off and key is STILL ON, press and hold the volume button AGAIN for 3 FULL SECONDS. The elusive "Initial" settings should reappear at this point. press function to navigate the INITIAL SETTINGS to turn on AUX1 or AUX2, and even to set the clock...

To get out of INITIAL SETTINGS, simply press again for THREE SECONDS, or press "BAND" to "escape"...

I hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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I have no 'input' button, instead the ;menu' button seems to do the same thing.
This is on a CDX-FC132 unit.
Same process, same result.

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