Re: Radio won't turn off with RAP Apr 19 2014, 2:30am One try to conform driver side latch "sensor" is with the drivers side door open and radio still on try opening passenger side door from the outside and see if it cancels the radio if so then it's the locking mechanism. Thread starter curveball; Start date Feb 14, 2012; Feb 14, 2012 #1 C. curveball New member. My radio will not turn off when I remove the key from the ignition, I have to manually turn the stereo off or it will drain my battery. You know, sometimes, no matter how much you search the forum you just can't get an answer. The problem is that it comes on when the car is off. It is only the drivers door that does this. The VW "accessory" position is when you insert the key, unlike US cars that have a separate position you turn the key to. I just hooked up my aftermarket stereo for a test run on my 2003 gti vr6 with the monsoon system stock. Does the radio turn off when you remove the key? save hide report. New radio won't turn of with ignition (56 Xsara Picasso) - posted in I.C.E (In Car Entertainment): So I bought a cheap chinese mp3 head unit and a Xsara Picasso Iso harness adapter as I never fancy cutting wires. hi i have a 2008 ford mondeo 1.8 tdci titanium the sony dab radio radio doesnt turn on or off with the key.i have tried to remove the fuse and entered the code but still no luck. radio won't turn off when key is taken out of ignition Today,my radio wouldn't turn off when i took the key out and shut the door. Threads die with no final answer, etc. I have a 91 eclipse gst with a kenwood deck. I noticed when I turn off the key, the radio doesnt shut off even after I open the door. Hello, I have a nissan micra tempest 2002, and I have a problem that when i turn the ignition off, my cd player/radio wont turn off, so every time i park up i have to unplug the battery so ensure that when i want to drive again my battery isnt dead. 36 0 0. have the radio on turn key off when i open the door the radio should go off but it doen't any info what could be the promblem thanks . Look at the LED. Locate the ground wire. The problem is that it won't work with the ignition off. Ground wires are always black. I have a 1994 mk3 polo (mk2fl) 1l match edition. ... Also its an aftermarket sony xpload stereo . Also the aftermarket radio does not shut off ever, we have to manually power it off or take the face plate off. Everything else turns off with the ignition, but the radio wont. this is easily done with a patch wire from the cigarette lighter socket on a mk2 punto as the fag lighter is switched with the ignition. When i turn the ignition off the head unit doesn't turn off automatically, and obviously doesn't turn on again when i turn the ignition on. Simply turn the ignition ON and plug in the Vag-Saver. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jan 15, 2008. But in this case its the radio won;t shut off period with out manually turning it off and that is a problem. I have a stereo that I hooked up and it stays on when I turn the ignition off and take the keys out. 90% Upvoted. share. It works perfectly, but when I shut down the ignition, the radio does not switch off. Not that the car won t turn over. I replaced the stock radio with an aftermarket Pioneer double din within the first month or two. Mazda cx5 radio won't turn off ignition won't turn off. I installed an Alpine aftermarket radio yesterday. Well, for those of us who have had the radio not work through the ignition switch (meaning you had to turn it on and off with the radio switch and not the ignition switch), I found a solution! Some head units have built-in fuses, typically located on the back side, and some installations have additional in-line fuses located somewhere on the power wire or wires. In addition, my overhead lights did not light up when I opened the door, but do light up if i push them on manually. ... Only way to turn it off is eject it when i leave the car. We will need to make contact with the ground wire that connects the stereo to the car. Radio won’t turn off when engine off and keys out. The Head unit is an Alpine CDE-114BTi. I'm think wiring issue but the only think I know to be aftermarket is the radio and I can't see how that would cause this problem. radio won,t turn off. The battery drains after a few days. So when I leave my car the radio will stay on with no keys in it. I was hoping for a simple job like I have experienced with many other cars over the years and its not worked out as planned. I have a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 The radio will not turn off after I turn the engine off and leave the vehicle with my keys. Car won't turn off after installing aftermarket head unit. I changed the red and yellow wires, but there's no difference. If you are using an aftermarket ignition unit, check to see if there is a fix available that includes a diode to put in line on the ignition feed to keep their system from back feeding into the ignition switch. So i stuck a aftermarket deck in thinking it was a wiring issue in the back of the stock deck. If you plug them into a car with the K-line shorted to +12, they simply won't work in that car, but it won't hurt them either. This thread is archived. Recently, ... (usually around 5-10 minutes) the radio will not turn off once I turn off the ignition and open the driver side door. If readings show that everything is OK, yet your stereo still won’t turn on, we will need to check stereo’s ground presence. Green is OK, Red is not OK. The first is the radio wont turn on and off as I start and turn off the car. Aftermarket radio won't turn off after turning car/key off. My radio no longer turns off with the ignition. When you stopped the car and took out the key the radio would indeed turn off, but you could then hit the power button and it would come back on. If it does not stop running, your feedback problem is coming from something other that the alternator. Aftermarket Radio Won't Turn Off when Opening Door Discussion in 'Audio & Electronics' started by jutsinger, Mar 31, 2014. If not ignition switched with "hold" until key removed you will needcto locate a better switched 12v from fuse box. I hooked all the cables up correctly and double checked. This is on a 1990 420SEL. I installed a new radio today and since then my key won t flip even to ACC. Everything worked perfectly from what I can remember. As for the stereo not staying on when engine is off: This may be how Fiat intended. I drove it around the block and it shut off just fine but the dash lights all stay on (instrument cluster). The radio that was in the car before did the same thing. I find it a bit strange that the original VW stereo worked fine with the ignition off. The radio stays on after the car is shut off. Feb 14, 2012 #2 melsg5. To turn off from the accessory position just remove the key from the ignition … Aftermarket radio will not turn off with ignition. 17 comments. It will turn on in the ignition. I used an adapter for connecting the cables. Is this related to the function of the cambus? Is there a wire in the wireharness I could have messed up that would effect that? So the wires are all hooked up correctly. I installed a new radio in our 2007 California. If any of these fuses are blown, that may be the reason that your car radio won’t turn on, so you will want to replace them to see if that fixes the problem. Everything is fine, it will turn on fine, sound is great, but it won't turn off with the ignition. Check the Acc with multimeter to determine when 12v Acc is present. However I have two issues. My radio does not turn off when I turn off the ignition - Answered by a verified VW Mechanic We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Just the key itself. Could this deal with something in the ignition harness it self. Ok, so in my 450 i had a stock radio with the display that wouldnt work, and it wouldnt turn off with the key. I also made sure the 12 v battery (yellow) wire and 12 v ignition (red) wire aren't switched, and are connected properly. 62 Posts . It will do so very rarely, but I d say 99/100 times It won t turn. I COULD manually turn it on and off but that's a pain. 07-12-2012 12:11 PM #1 I am no car audio expert by any means so if someone could … I know this has probably been discussed...but it seems like every thread in the DIY section is dead and search is turning anything up. Aftermarket Stereo won't turn on/off with ignition key!!!! Reply. The scematics I have show that the instrument panel instruments are sourced from the same point on the ignition (acc/run position) switch but they all go dead when the ignition is in the off position. Mazda cx5 radio won't turn off ignition won't turn off. 14 Answers. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described … Originally when i set up the head unit i had to switch the red and yellow wires because the head unit wasn't storing radio stations etc. Stereo wont turn off when i take the key out the ignition. Tags: acc; ... My suggestion is to use a multimeter and check line voltage on all the wires with the ignition on and off. I have to manually turn it on and off. Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Audio and Electronics' started by Tam Nguyen, Jan 22, 2019. So the radio stays on when you shut off the car. Thread starter buckeyefan; Start date Nov 10, 2013; B. buckeyefan Member. what this means is to switch the aftermarket radio on and off with the ignition you need to add your own ignition live (switched live) to let the radio know when the ignition is on or off. Nov 10, 2013 #1 Ok so the battery went dead in my 04 Trailblazer and after jumping the battery I noticed the aftermarket stereo was not coming on. My stereo works fine when the ignition is on. Connections are both secure but it still won't turn off. If the radio would shut off with the engine it would be a RAP problem. I checked all the fuses. Well the new unit wont turn off either. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. 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