We took our Camaro to the Jim Ellis Chevrolet dealer in Dallas, GA and … Moved truck for 5 min and Radit turned off once again and back up camera didn't even turn on. Forum Member 11/05/08 - 14:13 in Advice #1. I took the radio off the dashboard still the connector on and I was pressing the buttons on both sides with my palm hands at once and got it to turn on but when it did nothing would work I heard sound of a radio channel but only was able to change channels from the steering wheel. While driving in to work this morning the radio completely turned off about 5 times in a 45 min window (sat and regular radio). Note: Unlike iPhone, most Android phones do not have the option to Have you tried using a different cable to connect? I also tested this with an iPod, not an iPhone as well as another iPhone. I could really use some advice, any bit will be helpful. Is there a simple fix/reset? Is it random or like when you go over a bump? any autozone could tell you if its a bad fuse, usually for free. The 2004 Honda Accord has 2 problems reported for radio turning off/on by itself. It sound exactly same as mine. When it is switching on and off there is a sound coming from beneath the steering wheel column that sounds like a relay switching. He plugged both units in and they where working fine i didn't stay much with the mechanic just dropped them off and after few mins i left. In GTA V, it seems the engine and radio are always turned off when exiting. I have a 1996 Chevy blazer, with a Kenwood CD player. Is this a problem or am I doing something wrong? Hi all just an update of whats going on. Mark shows you a trick he has used to stop this annoying condition. It's not a big deal, just wondering. I am unsure of what the problem could be :( Could it be my battery not giving it enough power? Rarely, some songs don't skip at all, or sometimes it happens every 5-6 seconds. I have an aftermarket radio in my car that has the capability to be hooked up to a rear view camera. Interference from electrical devices can result in poor reception that is easily fixed. But my car is similar to Oakminster’s: When I turn the car off, the radio keeps playing for 10 minutes, or until I open the door, whichever comes first.It is very possible that there is a way to change this so that the radio goes off when the car goes off. Asked by Pozzy in Mundelein, IL on . Ruberg. 573 Posts . AD. Can anyone help me on what this could be. It makes a like scratching noise then it'll shut off then turn back on. Menu. It will do it randomly (even when stationary) and may not do it for a while afterwards. I got my car a week ago and don't yet have plates (work has been busy ). I Have A 2008 Dodge Charger With 6*9 speakers on all 4 sides.. Display quit after I left the dealership. Installed and appears to be working fine except I cannot turn it off when the vehicle is running. In my 2009 Range Rover, when I start my truck the radio goes on as normal. Is it possible in this game to do this? Skylaw i see you live in the same area i do. (e.g. It used to work perfectly, and even now it works and all speakers are working just fine, but sometimes it seems the connection between my receiver and iPhone get interrupted for no reason. But my car is similar to Oakminster’s: When I turn the car off, the radio keeps playing for 10 minutes, or until I open the door, whichever comes first.It is very possible that there is a way to change this so that the radio goes off when the car goes off. General Discussion. I will replace the radio and see if that makes it go away.. The radio has started turning on and off by itself and it does it quite quickly when it does. Comment Same issue here. Applies to: Answer: If the head unit doesn’t work and the display reads SAFE or CODE, then the memory has been lost (usually after a battery disconnect) and the anti-theft protection is activated. - … Hello CarTalk Community! I parked, then 2.5 hours later I get in the car and the radio fires right up. everything is fine until i raise the volume, or when a song with bass is being played. Update on the problem. Good luck. So the car has been sitting in the garage. After 16 seconds, it "shuts down". I just went into it for the second time to play around and could not figure out how to turn off the radio. The old DVD Drive was dead when I bought the car. I have a 2006 ford fusion with only fourty thousand miles on it. PatrickS7 May 22, 2017, 3:28am #1. I've had it installed and working perfectly for the past year and a half, 2 years. Hey again to everyone. Your car might have a very common problem. Then I have to shut down my laptop (with WiFi turned off) and when I turn it on again I have to turn on the WiFi and it works fine. If it does its either a bad headunit, or a short in the wiring somewhere. I just noticed yesterday aswell, that I lose use of my high beams aswell...even the high beam light doesn't illuminate, let alone set the high beams on, but after driving for awhile, it starts working the odd times. My car is a 2001 Dodge Neon. Automotive Diagnostic Specialist. How can you test the various devices in the optic ring? Why Did My Car Radio Stop Working, Car Radio Not Turning On? Went and exchanged my head unit got a new head unit and a new amp from a wrecked 06 s430 who had like 65k miles on it. I bought a cheap Bush dab radio (£50) last week to listen to at work only to find it turned it's self off after 45 mins on a regular basis, I returned it and got a refund. Does the audio pause when it drops out, or is audio just missing? Starting a car is the most taxing activity that a vehicle's battery is called upon to perform. I came inside and said to my wife that I need to figure out how to turn off the radio. CarTalk.com Blogs Car Info Our Show Deals Mechanics Files Vehicle Donation. I just went into it for the second time to play around and could not figure out how to turn off the radio. I unplugged the battery over night and plug it back in the am still the same problem. My Smart car radio says “SAFE” or “CODE” what do I have to do to get it working again? Does anyone have any ideas on an easy way to fix this ? After I turn it back on it starts the cycle again. Not sure how to start the testing. https://howstereo.com/why-does-my-car-stereo-keep-resetting Adele from United States a year ago . Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Mike777, Jan 17, 2011. But if not you have to find which one is bad and just replace it. Knocked car off all fine got back in car got no power lights are all off on dashboard womt even come on window wont go u... 2014 Citroen DS3 1.6tdi Posted: Dec 15, 2020. Just picked up the car from the mechanic it turned out great. Just recently i replaced all my door speakers and now i am having problems. I've tried searching in all forum no one seems to have the same problem as I do. Somewhere in the dashboard radio, after the radio and CD inputs there must be a thermal problem causing this. When I "search" during these intermittent "no reception episodes", it will keep … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. My device will not turn on or keeps turning off. Headunit works perfect and the amp works perfect. The light s on the radio goes off when yo … read more. Usually turning the stereo off will fix this. I tried restarting it several times but all it will do is run for about 3 minutes then shut off again. The only way to get it to work again is turn on my laptop, then turn off my WiFi. At first it was just a quirky thing, whenever I would turn on the headlights, the radio would switch to back up mode. Getting a lot of false car alarms? Is it a loose wire or bad fuse.etc?? If the fm radio works great, you either have a bad ipod cable or a bad headunit, or bad ipod. Radio keeps on switching off and on intermittently. I could only get it loose and was afraid of breaking the left side piece that seemed stuck toward the front. Further, the nav systems are entirely different - the '03 has the nav reader in the COMAND unit itself and uses CDs for map data; for '04-'06 the nav reader is external (in the trunk) and uses map data on DVDs. check to see if the problem happens with the FM radio. Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 8, 2013 (Edited) Help! Stiff steering My steering is electric and its gone really stiff almost like there is no power steering at all, stiff turning to the ri... 2013 Citroen DS3 1.6 Hdi Posted: Nov 24, 2020. The site includes MB Forums, News, Galleries, Publications, Classifieds, Events and much more! I believe you long press the exit vehicle button to completely shut off the engine. This DIY project should take you 25 to 45 minutes to complete. Any ideas on what might cause this? Michael, Check the Kenwood trouble shooting links below for radio not turning on. Skylaw thank you so much for your help i appreciate everything from you. Reactions: augustus. I Also Have a Power Acoustik Radio Connected to it.. when i turn the volume up.. it cuts off.. idk whats going on.. If the problem happens almost always while moving, especially over rough roads id lean towards wiring issue. In those vehicles, the radio is supposed to turn off when you either (a) open the door, or (b) it will go off when a timer clocks out, like after about 10 minutes. It only turned off when I ejected to faceplate. 2 replies Report. July 4, 2016, 9:20pm #1. In GTA IV, you could exit the vehicle while keeping the engine running and the radio on. .it is important to try and isolate the problem. Mark shows you a trick he has used to stop this annoying condition. Its also the most important activity. ford, ranger. My Radio has been turning on when the truck is off and the keys are out of the ignition. Your car alarm is going off again, and your neighbors are livid. Hello, I have a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon. It will turn back on after a while then ... but I really don't think the fuses are it because it turns on when I start the car and will shut off later on. I did not put it in, I also do not have a back up camera. Now my radio come on then goes off, comes on again and off again. Tried that and nothing happens....it stay's on! The radio in my Mercedes keeps turning on and off. I installed a pair of Kicker KS693 6"x9" 3-way car speakers on the back and now every time i higher the volume to the 20's ( mid volume) the stereo will turn of and immediately turn back on . Thanks! At that time, your top priorities should be the safety for you and other people driving on the road. 3 responses. Hi all. I'm using it a lot and i noticed that when it's "idle," it keeps disconnecting and reconnecting right away. Power steering fault ... this is an ongoing problem. I'm not for sure if this is because of the CD player itself, or the new speakers i installed. 1 response. Radio/AC randomly pops on/off. In addition to his trouble-shooting. I installed a pair of Kicker KS693 6"x9" 3-way car speakers on the back and now every time i higher the volume to the 20's ( mid volume) the stereo will turn of and immediately turn back on . Answer: Yes. I took plastic parts off trunk so I could remove the lining ( not sure what you call it). ... many folks turned this off to preserve battery life. December 2015 edited December 2015 in MINI. 35,677 satisfied customers. CarTalk.com Best of Deals Car Reviews Repair Shops Cars A-Z Radio Show. Viewed 13k times 26. Thank you. I go into the system settings and change the Bluetooth to on and when I go to add a Bluetooth, it says it's off. Answer. How do I keep it enabled even after restarting my Android phone. This is too funny. Repairing the problem yourself will cost you between $10 to $15, and between $60 to $80 at a shop. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. My car radio keeps turning off? The display doesn't skip whatsoever, just the audio. I don't know what is wrong with it. Remove the radio unit. I have searched on here and it seems there was an issue with the amplifier, which in turn turns the radio off. Your radio is getting a live feed even with the ignition off, I would think a dodgy earth is making it draw power from the memory backup feed which is connected directly to the battery without a switch. r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. Hello CarTalk Community! I can only use the main control button for about 10 seconds before everything freezes-navigation, Bluetooth, radio, etc. Didn't have this issue with my Note 9 or any other phone so I know it has to be an issue with the device. I came inside and said to my wife that I need to figure out how to turn off the radio. If the problem happens almost always while moving, especially over rough roads id lean towards wiring issue. Just used my new Lowrance Elite 5x HDI for the first time today. My Car Radio Keeps turning Off when i turn up the bass? I have a problem with my 04 S55 with the radio. In order to identify faulty or damaged wiring, follow these steps: 1. Pete. CD's skip as well, but I don't really heard the CD skipping so much, just the audio. Pull the radio out and check the ipod connection and all other connections.. and check for water damage. The Radio and CD play for about 2.5 minutes, cuts itself off (though the power light stays on), then I turn it off … Thanks! Might be some other device in fiber optic ring. Will update this weekend when i pick up the vehicle. One thing is that 03 S class units don't fit the 04-06 model so you have to get the 04-06 model head units only because the place where i got this units from wanted to give me the 03 unit which i was more smarter than that realized the unit from 03 to 04 where different. I recently (about half a year ago now) got a Bluetooth hands-free headset for my phone. The radio turns off and on on its own, like the power attenna keeps loading up and dropping down on its own aswell. Audio continues to play, just goes silent for a few milliseconds but extremely noticeable. Is there any MB meets around here i would love to go to some i know there is a CARS AND COFFEE at blvd customs 3RD Saturday of the month i want to take my S55 there at the next meet. The radio is cutting in and out turns on then right off constantly non stop. I have a Pioneer DEH-2300UB CD car radio bought new from Argos. Radio Mysteriously switches from Aux to FM. If your TV is turning off by itself, there are a number of possible causes and solutions, depending on your TV and setup. . I turned it back on wheni had tune-in problems like this, now i stream uninterrupted.... try it #8 shantytownbrown, Jan 19, 2011. dbalch Member. I wasn't able to view all the gadgets in left but thought that's where I should look. I have no idea what this means. Car Stereo Shuts off When Volume is turned up to medium or high? Also, my cigarette lighter has stopped working. Jump to Latest Follow ... To prevent it from turning off the stereo, leave the gear shift in drive ( or anything other than Park) and push the Off button. This morning my radio did not come on. I have a 1999 Ford ranger. My radio usually comes on when I crank up the car. I'm picking up the car this weekend and hopefully that fixes the issues. Honestly, it could use a new radio, but I would really like to know the cause first. Your car might have a very common problem. After the car sits it would be fine. Now every time I shut down my lap top it disconnects my WiFi. Maintenance/Repairs. I am not familiar with car stereos at all, so excuse a noob. Knocked car off all fine got back in car got no power lights are all off on dashboard womt even come on ... stiff turning to the ri... 2013 Citroen DS3 1.6 Hdi Posted: Nov 24, 2020. Just a few melted ice cubes. I have a 2011 Ford Focus with Sync and lately it's been going crazy on me. Any ideas on what might cause this? If the FM radio does the exact same thing, you likely have a short in the wiring somewhere or a bad head unit. Wife and I were out shopping today, Stopped at the market to pick up groceries. I was watching some recipe videos on YouTube, when all of a sudden it starts turning off and on, it's been doing the same thing for the past 4 hours Model #: UN65KU649DFXZA I have no idea what this means. My car stereo keeps on cutting out randomly, what could be the problem? I currently have a Sony Xplod CDX-GT510 on my Honda CRX . I did the following testing: BenzWorld.org forum is one of the largest Mercedes-Benz owner websites offering the most comprehensive collection of Mercedes-Benz information anywhere in the world. Oh, the '03 and '04-'06 COMANDs are VERY different. Car radio is turning itself on, any ideas? Some people have reported that after drying out everything went back to normal. Average failure mileage is 132,500 miles. My car keeps turning off on me 2 Answers. Mine won't need all that I hope. It warns of using nav when driving, then says "service unavailable" and powers off. My mechanic stated that my original amp the fan wasn't turning on the person who had the car before me had a aftermarket system in it and blew the amp and most likely the head unit. Not sure about your particular car, but on a lot of late model GM vehicles, they're designed so the radio stays on for a while after the key is off. I parked, then 2.5 hours later I get in the car and the radio fires right up. If the FM radio does the exact same thing, you likely have a short in the wiring somewhere or a bad head unit. No thieves are nearby, so why is it sounding off? Then follow 4 steps below: 3. It would not need to be amplified. 4 Steps to Do while Your Car Shuts Off While Driving. How to fix iPhone bluetooth keeps disconnecting the car after iOS … Sometimes it doesn't turn on. Keep in mind that windshield wipers, AC or other car electronics can cause interference which cannot be turned off. First check fuse 20 for the radio and see if that fuse has blown, replacing it if it has blown. Every time I restart my Android phone after enabling the USB debugging in Developer Options, the USB Debugging option gets disabled. Most intermittent radio problems are usually traced back to faulty wiring. When does it cut out? The car will start fine but after a couple minutes it just shuts off on me even if I'm driving 2012 Mercedes-Benz E350. android usb-debugging motorola-droid. I got it checked out and had a bad diode alternator. Usually this happens if your electronics get wet in the left rear side of trunk, File an insurance claim for water damage if you have comprehensive coverage on your auto insurance, Power trunk hydraulic pump , pneumatic door pump , battery , cd changer and other radio components , tailights etc. Missy-em Posts: 726. 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