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    Strange Alpine Problem, HELP!

    Hopefully someone could shed some light on this problem I'm experiencing.

    I recently had an Alpine 9815 installed in to my Honda Prelude. It's a great HU, but it does something strange that either my self or the shop that installed it can not figure out.

    Every once in a while, when I go to my car, the display on the HU will be on. No music plays, but the display it lit. There is a direct line from the battery, and a dedicated ground. I have also checked to make sure that the illumination is connected to the correct wire. The shop that installed it even swapped the HU for a different, but yet the problem still exsists.

    Does anyone have any ideas??
    Please help, I'm getting pretty frustrated.







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    Re: Strange Alpine Problem, HELP!

    Wiring has got to be a problem somewhere. Mabye your speaker wire is goofy somewhere.



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    How could I check for this? Stupid question maybe, but what exactly is speaker wire grounding out??

    Thanks




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    i have an accord, and after i installed an amp to power my fronts (i ran new speaker wire) i does that every once and a while. All i do is take the face plate off and put it back on..maybe turn it off and on a few times...then it will work again.



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    i've had it happen to me after i redid all my wiring one day, it worked fine when the car was off, but when i had the car running, after about 7 minutes, i got no sound. it happened to me 4 times that day. the next day, the same thing happened to me, but this time i hit the mute botton, then i unmuted it, and the sound came back on and it never happened again




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    Re: Strange Alpine Problem, HELP!

    The problem for me is when the car is off for a while, I will notice that the display is still lit.




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    Re: Strange Alpine Problem, HELP!

    I would agree with that, but the shop that installed the HU used a wiring harness. wouldn't that take care of that mistake?




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    maybe your car is just possessed! Haha jk, good luck fixing it. I'm on the side it has to be the wiring. Speakers or from battery to the HU.




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    Re: Strange Alpine Problem, HELP!

    When you say speakers, what exactly do you mean? What would I look for?




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    that the connection from your HU to your speakers is just that and they aren't lose/speaker wire touching metal of the car. Just a thought. You don't hear too much about HU's displays turning on when you come to see them. lol.




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    Re: Strange Alpine Problem, HELP!

    yeah, it has to be something quirky. i wish the shop would figure it out already




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