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DXZ555MP Problem I need some help with my radio. Ok I was connecting the radio and the positive cable touched the negative and the positive the negative. When i whent to connect it no display . But I touched the eject button and it sounds like ejecting. What could be the problem. I think thewire was the red one. Please can somebody tell whow to fix it

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  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2007

    But the eject button works

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2007

    No display and no sound but it didnt smell like burned or smoke.

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2007

    What cd radio you think is better i will spen like 200 only do you know which are the best?

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2007

    I live in Puerto Rico I know how to install the radios. But you dont know a specific model?

  • Anonymous Jul 02, 2007

    Hey I connected it now and it worked. Then I discconected and plug it again and it didnt go on again

  • Anonymous Jul 02, 2007

    I already found the problem the battery was low of power



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I'm sorry to say, but you damaged the radios power supply. You blew out a capacitor or a solid state device. These radios cannot take even an instant reversal of power, as it takes micro seconds to blow something solid state out. This radio, you will probably have to replace. Good Luck

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  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2007

    but does the rest of the radio? No display. No sound.

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2007

    It does not have to smell or burn my friend, transistors and IC's can pop in an instant, and without warning. You will need to have this looked at by a pro I'm fraid, unless you know how to trouble shoot solid state printed circuit boards. But like I said before, most of the time these auto radios are not worth repairing. The cost for labor and parts make these radios throw aways.

  • Anonymous Jul 01, 2007

    If you live near an ABC warehouse, or a circuit city, a lot of those stores have Sony, or Pioneer, and JVC and even a lot of them will instal the unit for you as part of the cost of the radio. You should be able to get one for les then 200 bucks

  • Anonymous Jul 02, 2007

    Well thats a good thing. These are things we thought you would have checked already my friend, as you are suppose to check your final installations with the vehicle running!



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