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Kenwood KVT-915 + Car Antenna + FM/AM

The other day I noticed that my Toyota 4Runner antenna extends up as soon as I power the Kenwood head unit. It usually only extends upward when operating in AM/FM mode. It never extended in TV/DVD/SIRIUS.

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Unfortunately the brain and wires for KVT911DVD aren't compatibles with the KVT915DVD,but you may find them at
If you find the brain by it selft you can order the cables from

Posted on Feb 09, 2008



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I have a question. Everything is working perfectly except for there is no picture on the TV nor DVD. It was working fine until the other day when I messed around with some wires seeing if any of them were loose. Any suggestions?

Posted on Mar 26, 2008



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go to e bay n look 4 someone selling a brain/ hide away unit for cheap..????to use with ya dvd unit.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008


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Which cables?
Model # KVT 717DVD

try all of this information and more can be found in the model number search function.

Hope this helps.

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i have the same issue. do u have the remote? i don't and i can't unlock it unless i do. did you get it unlocked yet?? kyle

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