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Protect Mode on Kenwood KDC-MP335

My Kenwood KDC-MP335 is staying in a constant protect mode. I took my car through the car wash and it shorted something out. I put a fan under the hood of my car and began to dry things out. I checked back in a couple hours and the cd player worked/sent signal to the speakers for maybe 10 seconds then went back into protect mode. I kept the fan running and checked it again about 3 hours later, the cd player then worked about 30 seconds, then went back into protect mode. At that point I thought I'd just let it dry out until the next day. The next day, it was in protect mode immediately after turning the ignition on and after resetting it, it still went into protect mode without ever allowing the play sources to be accessed like it did before. Does it need to be unlocked by a dealer or something or is there still a short or ground issue. What do I do? Any ideas? Thanks.

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  • xmariachi Sep 16, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem and i know that the speakers are fine but
    i've tried with another speakers and it shows the same message, i think is the head unit, and i'm going to ask for the waranty.

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This is very simple to do just take your face plate off and were you see a red light blinking just get like a bobby pin or something and pit it through the hole and the radio will reset and that should fix your problem

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

  • jgomez1998 Sep 24, 2010

    to fix the problem disconnect stereo from harness and allow to reset this should take about 5 min and then plug back in



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