So first off, I began checking all my wiring and everything was fine. Or it would turn off after about 30 seconds. This was not the case with the original VW stereo. Before you buy a replacement radio though, you should check if your radio can be fixed. (The OEM radio turns off … This is the first VW i've hooked up so don't know if maybe there's something i need to connect the switched power wire to instead of the one on the wiring harness or what. That way your amplifier is on whenever your 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit is on and off whenever your 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit is off. I have seen so many of you asking how to do this so when you pull the key out the stereo turns off like the factory unit. ... I’ve fitted a Sony XAV AX3005DB head unit to my 2011 VW Golf MK6 to replace an old RCD 210. handbrake wire connected up there so videos can play with hand brake off, MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008. ... Only way to turn it off is eject it when i leave the car. When I turned the engine off the radio came on and wouldn't turn off before 30 mins were up. Stereo wont turn off when i take the key out the ignition. Everything works and the radio turns off with the ignition now. Ok so my JVC R618 won't turn on. but my guess is something on the radio's board is fried in this particular situation which means replacment of the radio. The radio won’t turn off. did you tie it to all the leeds on top of the fuse box? Anyone else have this problem? OriginUnknown. The pin out diagram does not show any other hot leads i.e. If its wired like the VW radio, it will turn off when you pull the key out, not opening the door.. by TehSniper » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:42 pm, Post I replaced the Radio with an aftermarket radio Note: 2002+ "Premium VI" Radio: Some 2002 and newer VW's come with the double-DIN "Premium VI" radio. Average repair cost is $530 at 72,350 miles. Make sure that the k-line is not connected to anything if you have an aftermarket radio! http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261015330708? Changed radio in golf mk 5 to a pioneer avic f900bt. Smeds Sep 4, 2013. When you go by the diagram on the harness adapter, the radio won't turn off and on with the key. However i am concerned it may still … There is nothing else after market in the car. Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? Anyone any idea on this and how to fix it. The engine just shuts down, the radio, AC, everything else never misses a beat. hey everyone, i have a 1998 VW Jetta, and i tried so many codes, but my radio still won't work, and my dealer won't give it to me unless i pay around $40!!! OriginUnknown. 3. have fixed, feel a doofus as it was a fuse! but my guess is something on the radio's board is fried in this particular situation which means replacment of the radio. ill give this a go at the weekend or maybe tomorrow, see how lazy i feel haha! 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. Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW? What have you tried so far? hmm sounds like the radio may have failed if a reboot does not work. 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. The radio works fine but does not turn off automatically when I power off the car and remove the key. Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuse? Gab.B Ready to … 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. This happened a few times then one day it turned off and never came back on. The red/white wire that's supposed to be 12v switched has 12.5v key on, key off it only drops to 8.5v. 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. A forum community dedicated to all Volkswagen owners and enthusiasts. It won't power on or anything. Tools needed: VW OEM radio removal tools, Torx driver and T-15 Torx bit, small flat-blade screwdriver. ... Only way to turn it off is eject it when i leave the car. Next is to pull the radio and see if I can see those fused wires coming into car behind the console. I'll bet your switched wire is mistakenly labeled and is actually a constant +12. I hooked up an Alpine to my '01 VR6 and didn't have any issues. First remove the radio … It controls the radio for turning on and off. Replacing your factory speakers Smeds Sep 4, 2013. I have a 2014 VW Beetle convertible that came with a high end Pioneer aftermarket stereo. make sure the key is turned on to acc. Remove key to turn off. (The OEM radio turns off when the key is pulled.) 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 … Come join the discussion about performance, builds, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, new releases, and more! Some T5's have the single DIN with 2 key release slots and a pocket underneath it. (Page 1 of 2) JavaScript is disabled. It controls the radio for turning on and off. 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. This problem can have several causes, most common ones being blown out fuses and bad wiring. The radio won’t turn off. We are able provide you with the original manufacturers security code required to activate your Volkswagen car radio after power loss. 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. I have a 2014 VW Beetle convertible that came with a high end Pioneer aftermarket stereo. 2006 Jetta 2.5. Chat about your facelift 9n3 Polo - Including the 9N3 Polo GTI! It shouldn't be a hard fix for someone with good car audio experience. 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! or tomorrow morning so i can get some better ones. 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. I had the same problem when I installed my Alpine head-unit a couple years back on my 04. And forVWLife...thanks for that, really helpful. It won't start I've put a new fuel pump on battery and new alternator and still no look on starting. (Page 1 of 2) 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. I double checked the wiring and it is correct. Joosey - DubAudi - Banchwerks - ForceFed Engineering - HighwayStar. The VW service tech says diagnostics show that an interrupt to the CAN bus is happening from the stereo. 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. Stereo wont turn off when i take the key out the ignition. The problem is that it comes on when the car is off. It's kind of a weird issue. doing this may also reset any issues with the radio. by TehSniper » Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:30 pm, Post Aftermarket Stereo Won't turn off with car. Aftermarket stereo won't turn off with car? vwvortex.com is not in any way affiliated with Volkswagen AG. Make sure that the k-line is not connected to anything if you have an aftermarket radio! thanks man, i've got a buddy who works a lot with stereos in my hometown, i guess next time i go there i'll get him to look at it. This problem can have several causes, most common ones being blown out fuses and bad wiring. I installed an Alpine aftermarket radio yesterday. If its wired like the VW radio, it will turn off when you pull the key out, not opening the door.. I just installed an aftermarket stereo over the weekend and it won't turn off when I turn the car off. Good luck with it. 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. 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. by TehSniper » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:51 am, Post 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. Very strange. Hi, I have a 2006 VW Jetta and recently installed an aftermarket radio. However yesterday, when I started my car up, I was surprised just to see the clock on the display. didnt check them enough so i will sort some pictures out tonight! Stereo doesn't turn off when the key is removed. 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. This radio does not have a k-line connection, but rather has a CAN-high and CAN-low. 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 … All works fine other than the unit is powered on permanently when plugged in rather than switching on and off with the ignition. I do not understand as the standard stereo turned off when the key was removed. by TehSniper » Sun Dec 23, 2012 7:02 pm, Post haha. 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.. Square Double DIN with key release This is usually found on the earlier models up to late 2008. 1; 2; First Prev 2 of 2 Go to page. Took it to the dealer, they pulled it and checked all connections, all were good. Its fast and easy to obtain the radio code for your Volkswagen stereo, simply follow the 3 simple steps on the right. A voltmeter would help immensely in this situation. You really should go back and check your wiring to make sure. If the car has been running and you remove the key, the radio should turn off. Why won't my aftermarket deck turn on! A few times when I was driving my truck the radio would randomly turn off and then back on a few seconds later. My Profile My Preferences My Mates. Both of these devices stopped working when 13 blew. I have checked the cars wiring and it seems that both the live and the memory are 12v all the time?? I installed an Alpine aftermarket radio yesterday. Or it would turn off after about 30 seconds. my only concern is the radio does not automatically turn off when i pull the key out of the ignition. The problem can also be caused by a faulty ignition switch. Take the stereo out. I found a pin out on the radio harness and appears you are correct in that the hot lead is always hot.. welllllll i started this morning...hit one problem....radio wont power on at all now! Prior to removing the battery, when I removed the key after shutting down the car, the radio would turn off. Probably the Worlds greatest Polo resource, Post This happened a few times then one day it turned off and never came back on. 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. I didn't get the problem but at least now if people are having the same problem its worked out. 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. by 9N3 Turbo » Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:34 pm, Post This radio does not have a k-line connection, but rather has a CAN-high and CAN-low. Remove key to turn off. Content on vwvortex.com is generated by its users. by 9N3 Turbo » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:00 pm, Post 34 seconds after powering off the e-Golf the radio turns on! - posted in Audio, Electrics and Lighting: I have bought the correct lead and the unit will not turn off with the key. Man I am bored at work. Before you buy a replacement radio though, you should check if your radio can be fixed. They will be replacing the stock stereo and speakers currently installed in my 3-door, 2002 Volkswagen Polo. Hey all, I have a 2013 Passat SEL, stereo/nav started powering off/on/off/on whenever/wherever. My Profile My Preferences My Mates. Aftermarket Stereo losing Memory when ignition is off - posted in Audio, Electrics and Lighting: Hi, Ive read thread upon thread about this but im still none the wiser, i bought a sony mex-3800, connected it all fine, it didnt work at first but i switched the red and yellow wires as suggested in other threads and it works great but when i turn the ignition off it loses all its memory. Note: If your Beetle is equipped with OnStar, you might lose that feature when you install a new aftermarket receiver. (Page 1 of 2) I assume there is some wire that will turn the radio off when i turn the car off ect? ... Also its an aftermarket sony xpload stereo . 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. Just make sure to run an in-line fuse holder with a 1-amp fuse on the amplifier turn on wire. Now I can't get the cd player to turn off with my car, I have to turn it off manually. I replaced the Radio with an aftermarket radio acc lead, but does show 4 can bus leads. Car stereo issues are very common, especially with older cars. acc lead, but does show 4 can bus leads. I pulled the tapped blown fuse and put another 20A fuse in. Check out my website! You can check for this problem with a voltmeter or test light. The power steering indicator was yellow, after i drove out of my driveway it turned off. The stereo is currently the VW Beta + the VW CD player, each a single DIN unit in a double DIN space. by GTi_Red » Sat Dec 22, 2012 12:43 pm, Post ... 26_rdc%3D1. The problem can also be caused by a faulty ignition switch. i'm just that good. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. If I press DISP it will show the time, and if I press Eject it will try to eject, buts thats it. Now the funny part, after I drove to my destination I turned the car off but it wouldn't turn off!! It has four slots for key release. The other difference is that the radio will not turn off now. by TehSniper » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:11 pm, Post Help - Aftermarket stereo won’t switch off on 2011 VW Mk6. I have just hooked up a Sony Xplod CD player into my 1999 Toyota Solara with the JBL Premium Sound (factory amplifier). Take the stereo out. 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. A few times when I was driving my truck the radio would randomly turn off and then back on a few seconds later. I thought nothing of it and simply pressed the on button to turn it on, but it did not respond. The radio isn't supposed to turn off (power isn't removed from the switched lead) until you remove the key from the ignition. , (basically my only suggestion as right now i can think of nothing else! Once it disconnect from power, it will cut the power from the yellow wire, only keep the yellow … I will show how to install a Double Din Pioneer Radio in a B5.5 Volkswagen Passat 3BG. by GTi_Red » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:43 pm, Return to “MK7 (9N3) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2006-2008”. There are two types of factory stereo's found in them: 1. Help - Aftermarket stereo won’t switch off on 2011 VW Mk6. Which one? Till then i'll just take my faceplate off every time i get out of my car haha. ↳   I used to own a Polo, but now I own a... Fitting aftermarket stereo. What have you tried so far? Square Double DIN with key release This is usually found on the earlier models up to late 2008. 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. She pulls off the interstate and stops the car. 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. so the installers were lazy and said hey maybe he won't notice it won't turn off. Could this be the problem? 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. The battery drains after a few days. Even when the keys are not in the ignition. I just hooked up my aftermarket stereo for a test run on my 2003 gti vr6 with the monsoon system stock. Go. Radio went in fine. Average repair cost is $670 at 81,650 miles. Prior to removing the battery, when I removed the key after shutting down the car, the radio would turn off. The 2010 Volkswagen Jetta has 23 problems reported for stereo not working properly. by GTi_Red » Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:23 pm, Post Some T5's have the single DIN with 2 key release slots and a pocket underneath it. It has four slots for key release. The other difference is that the radio will not turn off now. Lastly I've heard of circumstances where a large capacitor fed the stereo and amps after power was off. The radio works fine but does not turn off automatically when I power off the car and remove the key. Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? If the main power wire for your head unit is connected to a power source that is always hot, the radio won't ever turn off. 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. ... 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