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Mercedes w211 radio head unit is not working .live and earth wires to unit are fine .will i need to replace the head unit.

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what colours are the eart and negative wires on aclarion pu/2294aradio please

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SOURCE: 1979 Mercedes Benz 300D- Turn signals, windows, radio...quit

Barrel fuses used to be made of aluminum and corrode on the copper contacts. Pull fuses and replace. 10-15 dollars now will help get rid of electrical gremlins.

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Do you have the remote turn-on lead hooked up?

There should be 3 wires on the power side of the amplifier.

Ground - to the car chassis
Power - to the car battery
Remote - to the remote turn on lead from the head unit. (this emits a 12V signal to a relay inside the amplifier for it to turn on when the radio does)

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check if sender fit your car, if good, maybe the problem is oil pump , dirty oil filter, poor quality engine oil

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SOURCE: how to wire a digital room thermostat

The switched live will be the Live on the original....Live being "Hot" that's the wire you want to switch on and off

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