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I have a KRC 585 car audio unit. Power getting to player but it will not switch on.

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Try finding a solid ground and make sure theres not only a hot lead but also an ignition lead. If that doesn't work, you might have to a stereo shop look at it. Wait until best buy offers a coupon, usually every 4 months.

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