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factory bose radio problem

factory bose radio problem

Postby starriders777 [OP] » May 18 2011, 3:23am

looked around and could not find anything, so i have power the unit shows everything and cd plays you can see it counting and tracks change. No sound!! removed the fuse to the unit and amp. I heard its the amp and heard the radio. I looked in the console and seen where prevous owner had hooked up an amp cause the lill black box and the rca cables are still hooked up. i havent looked behind the radio to see if every thing is hooked up but should be if it powers up. Any help please.
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Re: factory bose radio problem

Postby koolz71 » May 19 2011, 1:23pm

I can tell you that the factory amp is hidden in the middle console...other than that i have nothing to add :(
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Re: factory bose radio problem

Postby Guy4oj » May 21 2011, 7:18pm

its probaly just the amp not getting power, and/or the remote turn on wire isnt hooked up. Id take the head unit out and see if all the wires are attatched properly
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Re: factory bose radio problem

Postby Silver08 » May 23 2011, 4:06am

using a standard test light, turn on the head unit and check remote on /amp turn on power, if good with unit on, probe any one of the output wires from the head unit you should hear a pop from the speaker corresponding to the wiring bellow if you do amp is more than likely good if not amp is out or possibly in protect mode indicating a shorted speaker
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