Question about Kenwood KDC-MP438U Car CD/ MP3 Player

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Problem no sound

Unit connects to i-pod but no sound is heard

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  • dhis888 May 30, 2008

    installed radio in a 1994 chrysler lebaron..no sound and the on/off switch does not work on the face of the radio,but works with the remote...thanks dave

  • stick8 Oct 13, 2008

    i have recently installed Alpine CDA-9886 and it worked once and now there is no sound through the speakers. the head unit plays but no sound

    any help would be appreciated

    thank

  • rencuello Oct 19, 2008

    i just install my pioneer mosfet, it worked the first time i put it on, but now it seem to be functioning just fine, but i get no sound. anyone can help?

  • ricardo_love Nov 22, 2008

    no sound



  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    no sound from cd or aux but works fine on tuner WTF!?!?

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    Tuner works great no audio from cd or ipod??

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    my kenwood cd/mp3 player works fine with cd's and radio but how do I get my ipod to work - i plug it in however there is no sound - am I doing something wrong or is it automatically meant to come on? Help would really be appreciated ..... thanks

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    I have this stereo and it only plays tuner. no regular cd, no mp3 cd, no zune no ipod no flash drive. its really making me mad, it shows the names and play time but no music.

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    ha nvm i tore it out and connected the second blue wire and it works perfect. i had the (automatic antenae) blue wire hooked up and not the other one.

  • chimerboy Apr 23, 2009

    head unit works my radio worked with sound through the speakers before i pulled it out but now that i put the head unit there is no sound??????????

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If your KENWOOD unit is experiencing audio problems (NO Audio), but do have audio when TUNER is selected as the source, you may have problems with your installation.

NOTE: If using an external amplifier or the unit was installed using a separately purchased wiring harness for your specific vehicle, please check the following

If Using an External Amplifier

The P.CONT or REMOTE terminal on the external amplifier requires a “turn on” signal from the stereo. This terminal should be connected to the BLUE/WHITE P.CONT wire on the Kenwood harness and not the solid BLUE ANT.CONT wire.

If Using a Vehicle Specific Harness
The vehicle has a factory installed amplifier and requires a “turn on” signal from the stereo. Make sure that the BLUE/WHITE P.CONT wire is connected to the vehicle specific harness and NOT the sold BLUE ANT.CONT wire.

The solid BLUE ANT. CONT wire is used to trigger a power antenna ONLY when the tuner is selected as the source. Using this wire to “turn on” an external amplifier or factory installed amplifier will only allow it to work when TUNER is selected. Please refer to your instruction manual for proper installation. If you are not completely comfortable with installing the unit yourself, we recommend that you seek assistance from a professional installer.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2011

    straight to the point! nice. thanks for your post y'all rock. (you and the Internet)

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