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HELLO: KENWOOD MARINE STEREO WHEN TURNING UP THE VOLUME ABOUT HALF WAY THE RADIO CUTTS OUT TILL YOU TURN IT BACK DOWN THEN IT COMES BACK ON.

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You have a grounded out speaker wire or blown speaker. Disconnect speaker wires at the unit. Make sure the wires are not touching, turn the unit on, then turn the volume back up. If it stays on, it is a wire or speaker. Re-connect one speaker at a time and test. once you find the bad wire/speaker, disconnect the wire at the speaker and test again. This will determine if it's the speaker or wire.

If after disconnecting the speaker wires it still cuts out, check your ground and meter the DC voltage at the power wire. If you do not have enough current at the radio, it will shut off as well. Usually this will happen at about 9.8v dc.

If you still need further help, post a reply/comment and I can help you dig further.

Posted on Jul 11, 2011

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