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My kenwood car stereo model no. KDVMP5343U is showing protect while switching on

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PROTECT (Blink): The speaker wire has a short-circuit or touches the chassis of the vehicle, and then the protection function is activated. Wire or insulate the speaker cable properly and press the reset button. If the "PROTECT" code does not disappear, consult your nearest service center.
Good luck with it

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  • kudaafer Apr 04, 2011

    how do i kno what cable is it. front o rear speakers?

  • Dave Maddison
    Dave Maddison Apr 05, 2011

    Without being at the vehicle I personally would unplug/disconnect ALL speakers from the unit end.
    Re insert each speaker one at a time and test unit as you go. If one speaker is reconnected and "Protect" shows again, that is the speaker you have a problem with.
    Hope this helps but it is the simplest way to explain and fault find without the correct equipment.
    Hope that helps a little more?

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