Question about Radio Communications
You likely tripped a fuse or circuit breaker. If you are referring to an automotive type stereo there will be 2 fuses associated with this problem. One is directly on the back of the head unit and is usually 10amp, the other is in your vehicle fuse box usually labeled radio in the diagram.
Posted on Feb 17, 2020
Maybe a protection component cutting in.
If you have speakers that are too powerful for the radio it may shut down to protect the amplifier from overdriving the speakers. That produces too much heat in the amp chips/transistors and they either have a overload cut out protection circuit or they burn out.
Even if the speakers are the stock fitted ones the wattage could be bigger than the amp in the radio can handle.
There's probably no way of knowing how powerful the speakers in the truck are but you could try the radio with another set.
Max 50 Watts for that radio. If you don't have the manual for it, it's available here:
Posted on Mar 07, 2008
Have you checked all of the connections on the speakers, stereo, etc. Being a marine CD player, the wires and connectors are exposed to more elements than a car CD unit. Check for corrosion and make sure that all the speakers are hooked up to the correct "+" and "-" terminals. Not sure if this will help, but thought I'd try. It does sound like a speaker connection problem.
Posted on Aug 30, 2008
You may have a short in a speaker. Check to see that the wire terminals on the speaker itself aren't touching any metal. Even 1 terminal touching metal will cause issues. Hope this helps.
Winona Lake, IN
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
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