Aftermarket Stereo Wiring, It wont turn off! Re: Fitting aftermarket stereo. my only concern is the radio does not automatically turn off when i pull the key out of the ignition. It has an intermittent problem where the A/C, top, seat warmers and steering wheel controls all stop working, as well as the stereo remaining on when I turn of the car. They will be replacing the stock stereo and speakers currently installed in my 3-door, 2002 Volkswagen Polo. So first off, I began checking all my wiring and everything was fine. This problem can have several causes, most common ones being blown out fuses and bad wiring. There is an aftermarket Phone holder on the dash, ... the headlights turn off and the sidelights stay on and the dash stays lit, when I remove the key it all goes off and the interior lights come on. I replaced the Radio with an aftermarket radio I installed an Alpine aftermarket radio yesterday. Help - Aftermarket stereo won’t switch off on 2011 VW Mk6. (Page 1 of 2) If its wired like the VW radio, it will turn off when you pull the key out, not opening the door.. If that's the case, there’s not much you can do but replace your radio with a refurbished OEM radio, an aftermarket radio, or an OEM radio designed for a newer model. Take the stereo out. Once it get power, it will release the power from the yellow wire and lead the power enter into the radio to turn on all functions to work. I'll bet your switched wire is mistakenly labeled and is actually a constant +12. A voltmeter would help immensely in this situation. I've found some other pictures on my phone so I will add them in later, sorry picture is rubbish i forgot due to eagerness to fit ha. ... I’ve fitted a Sony XAV AX3005DB head unit to my 2011 VW Golf MK6 to replace an old RCD 210. Hi, I have a 2006 VW Jetta and recently installed an aftermarket radio. No, it's still on when the keys aren't in the ignition. by TehSniper » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:42 pm, Post 34 seconds after powering off the e-Golf the radio turns on! I do not understand as the standard stereo turned off when the key was removed. The battery drains after a few days. The other difference is that the radio will not turn off now. Sadly that was too simple - most radios now have multiple 12v feeds, but it is very rare to have a switched 12v feed - they now rely on a computer to turn them … you can compare me to kobe bryant of the vw world. Stereo doesn't turn off when the key is removed. by 9N3 Turbo » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:25 pm, Post by TehSniper » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:30 pm, Post What have you tried so far? Anyone else have that memory problem? The radio won’t turn off. Why won't my aftermarket deck turn on! by GTi_Red » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:43 pm, Return to “MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008”. and to those of you who need to reset it in case they put in the wrong code twice, all you have to do is disconnect your battery, then reconnect it, that will reset the radio, and it will give you the 1000 again. Some VW owners believe that VW got a bad batch of radios from their radio supplier. try pulling the radio fuse and turning the car on for a few minutes or go for a short drive then turn the vehicle off and replug in the fuse. ill give this a go at the weekend or maybe tomorrow, see how lazy i feel haha! Everything works and the radio turns off with the ignition now. This radio does not have a k-line connection, but rather has a CAN-high and CAN-low. The radio works fine but does not turn off automatically when I power off the car and remove the key. didnt check them enough so i will sort some pictures out tonight! 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. Come join the discussion about performance, builds, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, new releases, and more! make sure the key is turned on to acc. I thought nothing of it and simply pressed the on button to turn it on, but it did not respond. There is an aftermarket Phone holder on the dash, ... the headlights turn off and the sidelights stay on and the dash stays lit, when I remove the key it all goes off and the interior lights come on. That way your amplifier is on whenever your 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit is on and off whenever your 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit is off. I know the first thing you'll say is to make sure the wires for the switched power and constant power are hooked up right and they are. The 12v feed would keep the memory, and the switched feed would turn the radio on/off with the Key. David, technically you could connect your 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit amplifier turn on wire to the switched 12v+ wire. Anyone else have this problem? Help - Aftermarket stereo won’t switch off on 2011 VW Mk6 I’ve fitted a Sony XAV AX3005DB head unit to my 2011 VW Golf MK6 to replace an old RCD 210. The power steering indicator was yellow, after i drove out of my driveway it turned off. Which one? I will show you how to wire your aftermarket radio to turn off when the key is removed from the ignition.Check out my website! Step by step: How to Fix a Car Stereo That Has Power But Won’t Turn On? Bench Test the Head Unit and Replace if Needed If your radio has power and ground, and it isn’t in any kind of anti-theft mode, then it has probably failed, and the only fix will be to replace it. by TehSniper » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:11 pm, Post if you have any ideas gimme a shout, Have you checked fuses? Changed radio in golf mk 5 to a pioneer avic f900bt. Took it to the dealer, they pulled it and checked all connections, all were good. I just installed an aftermarket stereo over the weekend and it won't turn off when I turn the car off. The problem is the radio is always powered on. You really should go back and check your wiring to make sure. (The OEM radio turns off … Once it disconnect from power, it will cut the power from the yellow wire, only keep the yellow … Hi, I have a 2006 VW Jetta and recently installed an aftermarket radio. What have you tried so far? ... Also its an aftermarket sony xpload stereo . Or it would turn off after about 30 seconds. The problem can also be caused by a faulty ignition switch. The radio works fine but does not turn off automatically when I power off the car and remove the key. It shouldn't be a hard fix for someone with good car audio experience. It has four slots for key release. Gab.B Ready to … http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261015330708? hmm sounds like the radio may have failed if a reboot does not work. There is nothing else after market in the car. Some T5's have the single DIN with 2 key release slots and a pocket underneath it. A forum community dedicated to all Volkswagen owners and enthusiasts. doing this may also reset any issues with the radio. Its fast and easy to obtain the radio code for your Volkswagen stereo, simply follow the 3 simple steps on the right. However i am concerned it may still … It won't start I've put a new fuel pump on battery and new alternator and still no look on starting. My radio no longer turns off with the ignition. Plan B, you could run a new switched wire from a known source that does turn off - the power feed to the cigarette lighter for instance. When you go by the diagram on the harness adapter, the radio won't turn off and on with the key. Stereo wont turn off when i take the key out the ignition. Why won't my aftermarket deck turn on! ... Also its an aftermarket sony xpload stereo . If both power wires are hot all the time, you'll need to rewire the radio to receive power from a source that is only hot when the ignition is in the accessory or run position. doing this may also reset any issues with the radio. Next is to pull the radio and see if I can see those fused wires coming into car behind the console. Some T5's have the single DIN with 2 key release slots and a pocket underneath it. The problem I found with this was if you join the blue to yellow it works for the key pull out but looses the memory, so i left the yellow to the yellow and put red to blue and blue to red Nd now it turns off with te key but keeps the memory. Lastly I've heard of circumstances where a large capacitor fed the stereo and amps after power was off. now if those wires are correct and still nothing, check the fuse on the deck. The Volkswagen T5 runs from 2002 to 2016. try pulling the radio fuse and turning the car on for a few minutes or go for a short drive then turn the vehicle off and replug in the fuse. Radio went in fine. A few times when I was driving my truck the radio would randomly turn off and then back on a few seconds later. I replaced the Radio with an aftermarket radio its because the stock vw radio does not use a switched power line, so you have to get one that is, or just use the radios "off" button we've got a genious here he's right their is no ignition behind the radio because its carried through data signal. 2006 Jetta 2.5. With that one you turn off the ignition and the stereo goes off, but you can just press the power button and it comes back on again with no keys in the ignition. The wiring harness is by Scoshe. If its wired like the VW radio, it will turn off when you pull the key out, not opening the door.. All works fine other than the unit is powered on permanently when plugged in rather than switching on and off with the ignition. I installed an Alpine aftermarket radio yesterday. The VW service tech says diagnostics show that an interrupt to the CAN bus is happening from the stereo. The engine just shuts down, the radio, AC, everything else never misses a beat. This problem can have several causes, most common ones being blown out fuses and bad wiring. My radio no longer turns off with the ignition. Hey all, I have a 2013 Passat SEL, stereo/nav started powering off/on/off/on whenever/wherever. Take the stereo out. Ok so my JVC R618 won't turn on. haha, even when ive put it back to how i had it sooooooo i have pictures of me doing the process and i know it works because i have my amp wired into the main power so now when i turn it all on, i get power to the amp and when i remove the key it goes off, just gotta solve the mystery of why my radio wont work! This was not the case with the original VW stereo. but my guess is something on the radio's board is fried in this particular situation which means replacment of the radio. by 9N3 Turbo » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:00 pm, Post I didn't get the problem but at least now if people are having the same problem its worked out. Good luck with it. Remove key to turn off. When you go by the diagram on the harness adapter, the radio won't turn off and on with the key. OriginUnknown. by TehSniper » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:16 pm, Post The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta has 29 problems reported for radio stopped working. Just make sure to run an in-line fuse holder with a 1-amp fuse on the amplifier turn on wire. I assume there is some wire that will turn the radio off when i turn the car off ect? The 2010 Volkswagen Jetta has 23 problems reported for stereo not working properly. vwvortex.com is not in any way affiliated with Volkswagen AG. 2006 Jetta 2.5. I tried switching the constant/switched power cords to see if the wiring harness might have had them mixed up, but it made no difference. acc lead, but does show 4 can bus leads. I have a 2014 VW Beetle convertible that came with a high end Pioneer aftermarket stereo. Even when the keys are not in the ignition. Note: 2002+ "Premium VI" Radio: Some 2002 and newer VW's come with the double-DIN "Premium VI" radio. It is an aftermarket radio with a $90 harness from a local radio shop instead of running a constant + wire from the battery. 1; 2; First Prev 2 of 2 Go to page. Chat about your facelift 9n3 Polo - Including the 9N3 Polo GTI! JavaScript is disabled. I have a 2006 vw passat 2.0 100 k miles. The stereo is currently the VW Beta + the VW CD player, each a single DIN unit in a double DIN space. If you burn your car down I wont be held responsible. Or it would turn off after about 30 seconds. (Page 1 of 2) Go. Is this a known issue or is my wiring harness labeled incorrectly? This happened a few times then one day it turned off and never came back on. It's kind of a weird issue. Till then i'll just take my faceplate off every time i get out of my car haha. Before you buy a replacement radio though, you should check if your radio can be fixed. hmm sounds like the radio may have failed if a reboot does not work. She pulls off the interstate and stops the car. have fixed, feel a doofus as it was a fuse! I found a pin out on the radio harness and appears you are correct in that the hot lead is always hot.. All of the interior lights and stereo would turn off but the engine is still running. Prior to removing the battery, when I removed the key after shutting down the car, the radio would turn off. Man I am bored at work. Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW? It has four slots for key release. Some VW owners believe that VW got a bad batch of radios from their radio supplier. I have a 2014 VW Beetle convertible that came with a high end Pioneer aftermarket stereo. Thanks for the help! The VW service tech says diagnostics show that an interrupt to the CAN bus is happening from the stereo. , (basically my only suggestion as right now i can think of nothing else! Very strange. Replacing your factory speakers The other difference is that the radio will not turn off now. Some car manufacturers, however, may design the car electronics in such a way that the head unit won’t turn off for about 10 minutes after you have turned the car off. Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? acc lead, but does show 4 can bus leads. The pin out diagram does not show any other hot leads i.e. I just hooked up my aftermarket stereo for a test run on my 2003 gti vr6 with the monsoon system stock. If you are going through the cost of putting a new radio in, might as well spend a little more and get the harness with steering wheel controls and … i'm just that good. Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW? I know the first thing you'll say is to make sure the wires for the switched power and constant power are hooked up right and they are. When I turn my car off, I don't turn off the infotainment system on, so that it starts up immediately when I turn the ignition on again. If that's the case, there’s not much you can do but replace your radio with a refurbished OEM radio, an aftermarket radio, or an OEM radio designed for a newer model. I hooked up an Alpine to my '01 VR6 and didn't have any issues. 3. Step by step: How to Fix a Car Stereo That Has Power But Won’t Turn On? I can turn it off manually or remove the face panel of the stereo. Tie the switched lead to a wire that has 12V running through it when the ignition is on and 0V when the keys are taken out. Once it get power, it will release the power from the yellow wire and lead the power enter into the radio to turn on all functions to work. Prior to removing the battery, when I removed the key after shutting down the car, the radio would turn off. The radio isn't supposed to turn off (power isn't removed from the switched lead) until you remove the key from the ignition. by 9N3 Turbo » Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:34 pm, Post did you tie it to all the leeds on top of the fuse box? The red/white wire that's supposed to be 12v switched has 12.5v key on, key off it only drops to 8.5v. Check out my website! i'm suspecting the can buss is sending on-off ignition messages to the radio brain which means the Maestro ID data link should be supplying the on-off messages to the aftermarket radio.. If I press DISP it will show the time, and if I press Eject it will try to eject, buts thats it. Content on vwvortex.com is generated by its users. Note: 2002+ "Premium VI" Radio: Some 2002 and newer VW's come with the double-DIN "Premium VI" radio. There are two types of factory stereo's found in them: 1. You need to make sure the K line isn't connected at the harness but other than that, i'm not sure what your issue is. Most of the time your car head unit won’t turn off due to faulty wiring, especially if you have installed an aftermarket radio. ... I’ve fitted a Sony XAV AX3005DB head unit to my 2011 VW Golf MK6 to replace an old RCD 210. Aftermarket Stereo Won't turn off with car. Stereo doesn't turn off when the key is removed. I've got the constant from my radio tied to the constant on teh wiring harness and the switched from the radio tied to the switched on the wiring harness. haha. Therefore, I will obviously need a fascia (pocket) for the, newly, empty DIN space. There are two types of factory stereo's found in them: 1. welllllll i started this morning...hit one problem....radio wont power on at all now! Aftermarket stereo won't turn off with car? A few times when I was driving my truck the radio would randomly turn off and then back on a few seconds later. The battery drains after a few days. hell my setup only uses those wires because i'm runing aftermarket amps powering everything. by GTi_Red » Sat Dec 22, 2012 12:43 pm, Post For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Probably the Worlds greatest Polo resource, Post Both of these devices stopped working when 13 blew. I double checked the wiring and it is correct. (The OEM radio turns off when the key is pulled.) Car stereo issues are very common, especially with older cars. You can check for this problem with a voltmeter or test light. It won't power on or anything. by TehSniper » Sun Dec 23, 2012 7:02 pm, Post Once it disconnect from power, it will cut the power from the yellow wire, only keep the yellow … When I turned the engine off the radio came on and wouldn't turn off before 30 mins were up. by 9N3 Turbo » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:21 pm, Post aftermarket stereo won't turn off 05-24-2010 03:25 PM #1 I just hooked up my aftermarket stereo for a test run on my 2003 gti vr6 with the monsoon system stock. its that small one usually by the harness. I pulled the tapped blown fuse and put another 20A fuse in. Thread starter tito12384; Start date Apr 2, 2007; Prev. Note: If your Beetle is equipped with OnStar, you might lose that feature when you install a new aftermarket receiver. The Volkswagen T5 runs from 2002 to 2016. Help - Aftermarket stereo won’t switch off on 2011 VW Mk6. However say you decide to sit in the car longer and you already removed the key and don't want to put it back in the ignition you can turn the radio on by itself through its power button without having the key in the ignition, thats normal. This radio does not have a k-line connection, but rather has a CAN-high and CAN-low. Smeds Sep 4, 2013. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada, vwvortex.com is an Volkswagen enthusiast website owned and operated by VerticalScope Inc. so the installers were lazy and said hey maybe he won't notice it won't turn off. ... Only way to turn it off is eject it when i leave the car. 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. My Profile My Preferences My Mates. 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