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Hi..my kenwood KDC -MP2046 car radio is stuck on protect (not flashing) please help with ideas on how to fix it...? im in zimbabwe & there a re no kenwood dealers or credible technicians here...!

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SOURCE: Kenwood car stereo KDC-W3534 : warning message PROTECT

This is a safety feature and it usually suggest that there is a problem with the internal amplifier, it could also be a trapped speaker wire. Remove the radio and check if any of the cables have been damaged and if you power up the radio with the speaker plug disconnected that will tell you if the fault is in the car or the radio

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

SOURCE: Kenwood kdc-mp"635"------ protect "help"

I have a kenwood kdc-mp635 and when i turn on my radio it reads protect...i recently bought it a month ago and it was all fine till a couple of days ago i was driving and it turned off and said "protect"! i reseted it and it worked for like literlly a minute then back into protect mode.. i check all my wires, amps, grouds, cdplayer wiring and cant seem to find the problem... before when i reseted it, it worked for a minute then went into protect....now it doesnt even turn on anymore all it does is reads "protect" i reseted it and still nothing....it doesnt turn on after i checked all my wiring and grouds...im stuck and in-need of help..i have no musicccc.....no radioooo...!!! i dont know what else to do?????

Posted on Mar 03, 2008

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SOURCE: my kenwood kdc mp332 car

if the power is not turned on (or it is on, but will be off immediately,) the speaker wire may have a short-circuit or touched the chasis of the vehicle and the protection function may have been activated. therefore the speaker wire should be checked. the press the reset button. also it will do that if it gets hotter than 60 degrees celsius or 140 f

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenwood car stereo KDC-W3534 : warning message PROTECT

i had the same problem and i just disconnect the battery and and reconnect it and everything works fine!! try it

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Car Stereo in Protected Mode will Not Play Radio or CD

try the small reset on the lower right hand side of the player it fixed mine

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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