I know it has power because the power light is red but no matter what i do nothing works. If the aftermarket deck has a reset button,.
If it doesn’t turn on at all, look for problems in these three critical areas to solve the issue.
My car stereo has power but wont turn on. I polished off my ground wire from the amp very well to ensure a good connection. When you turn on the ignition but the car stereo won’t turn on, the installation of a new battery might have triggered something else. Car amps require a good ground, power at the remote wires, and power at the power wires.
When you turn on the ignition but the car stereo won’t turn on, the installation of a new battery might have triggered something else. Why is my car radio display not working? Make sure that your car radio has these 3 wires hooked up correctly.
Check if there's a light indicator on your stereo system after you complete each step. This should allow the radio unit to power on and function normally. Those 3 wires connected properly alone should turn on the deck no problem.
If the radio has both power and ground, then it probably has an internal fault. Sometimes the car radio shuts down by itself, and we may get some ideas about why does this happen. Yes i did push the on/off button and yes it is connected to the wire connecting it to the battery but for some reason it still wont turn on.
I just pulled out a sony stereo for the same problem. My amp wont turn on! I have 14.3 volts up to the harness that plugs into the back of the stereo, but stereo will not turn on.
Make sure the key is turned on to acc. In this case, you can try resetting your car radio to the factory settings. The way it seems is you are getting a good ground and the yellow wire is connected good because it is the 12 volt constant which is making the display work and the cd eject.
I have power to the plug. Ground wires are always black. What to do when my car stereo has power but not display?
Cars are unforgiving environments for electronics, and vibration, heat and dust can all cause premature failure. A power issue for an amp is about a 30 minute trouble shoot, if that. Securely plug your device to a working wall outlet.
Check to make sure the fuse is not blown. But when the radio is working fine, when the radio station is playing on your car radio, but you cannot see anything on display, then this is a great challenge. Everything seems to be connected the right way but nothing will turn on.
Then the ignition wire that only recieves power when you turn the ignition key goes to the red wire of the radio. I have a 2004 ford ranger and i am upgrading my factory deck but have hit a few problems. We will need to make contact with the ground wire that connects the stereo to the car.
We will need to make contact with the ground wire that connects the stereo to the car. Manuals are posted on your model support page. Then the ground goes to black.
I thought i ruined the sony, so i pulled it out and ordered a new one. If it doesn’t receive power, you won’t have a successful experience. To check the stereo itself, run your constant power and switched power to the hot side of the battery and ground under the hood somewhere.only do this if you have inline fuses on the switched and constant power wires, though.i've never had that toast a stereo, but i'd hate for you to follow my advice and fry it
The most likely cause of a stereo not powering up is a blown fuse. After you have verified that the car stereo is getting the correct amount of power, it’s time to look at your speaker wires. Black (usually ground) red (usually battery) and yellow (usually constant power).
I have tried grounding the parking break wire but. So my guess would be the red wire which only gets power when the key is on is not getting power i would check the end of the after market wire harness and see it the little metal prong is in there, and if. If the car stereo system or changer will not turn on, press the reset button.
Now if those wires are correct and still nothing, check the fuse on the deck. And quite aside from your radio, any number of other components could also be fried. Hell my setup only uses those wires because i'm runing aftermarket amps powering everything.
I connected everything into my car and ran the wires the correct way. In the instance where your radio is still working, but there is no display, then one scenario could be that a setting or the dimmer was turned down all the way. Other causes can be a short in the wiring or other wiring problems.
Its that small one usually by the harness. If the cables were hooked up backward at any point, and your radio stopped working as a result, then the radio may well be fried. Unit will not turn on.
Check if the power connection wires are properly connected. If it still won't turn on, try a different wall outlet. If you have all that correct and it still does not work there is something wrong with the radio or wires.
I turned it off last night after using for several hours and it wouldn't not turn back on this evening. In a few cases, the car stereo does not have power, and sound does not produce from it. If readings show that everything is ok, yet your stereo still won’t turn on, we will need to check stereo’s ground presence.