Question about Car Audio & Video
I have a 1997 pontiac sunfire. I bought a Kenwood MP538U head unit and i installed it today. All the wiring seems to be correct the fuses are not blown and the battery is connected. I hooked up the head unit and it won't even light up. We put in the old radio and now that one doesn't even light up. I thought it could be the theftlock thing on the radio but it would at least illuminate and say something would it not?
My thought is that there is a fuse blown. If you put the factory back in and that didn't light up then there is definately a fuse blown. Correct me if I'm wrong but guessing that you didn't cut the harness, by the fact that you could put the factory unit back in, you probaby don't have a problem with wiring. Aslong as you matched up wiring colors with the harnesses the wires should be fine. The next problem should be a fuse. Not all fuses blown in a way that is easy to see. Just replace the "radio" fuse in your fuse panel and give that a shot. If you still have problems get back to me. Good Luck!
Posted on Jun 20, 2008
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