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JVC KD -S680 needs help

Ok I have a big system in my car.. everything has been working fine.. until Sunday... I went and turned on the car and the stereo receiver face plate was warm but everything else in the car was cold... *weird right* well i tried to turn on the radio, nothing, so i took off the face plate and checked it, nothing wrong with it.. put it back on, the face plate *the buttons not the display* all light up.. but you still cant rurn on the power, eject the cd or anything.. Took off the face plate again, cleanred the lil connectors and put it back on, once again, the face plate lights up, but nothing happens, no power no nothing... so i turned on the car the lil button you push to turn on the power automatically lights up, but still no power, no nothing.. .... Do you know what would cause the radio to all of a sudden just die out of no where... Is it time for the white flag for this radio and just time to get another or can it be fixed? My player just died. There is not life at all, my first check was to see if a fuse had blown but that is not the case. Unit worked fine one day and the next there was not power signs at all in the unit. I hope I can just replace the face unit but am not sure that this is the real problem, would welcome any suggestions. My email is aquatic@ix.netcom.com

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Hi,
Thanks for the description of your problem. At the face of it , it looks like the problem is only the face plate. Coz the unit lights up fine and there are no blown fuses. I recommend replacing the face plate first and checking. If the that not working , we have to open the unit and check internal connections.
Also do check all your relay cables, just to make sure you are getting proper current to the unit.

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Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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Maybe short circuit or similiar problem inside since its geting hot, probably not a problem with the faceplate I would remove the cd player from your car and take it to a professional for a diagnosis / repair estimate. Can't solve this one with text only.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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