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Need help.. volume fades in and out with new HU

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by XPOTRPR, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:10 AM
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    Replace the other fuses too, unless you metered them? They can blow and not be obvious. Either way, its clear that you shorted something out, so I would make it my mission to figure out what caused the short, or might still be. Otherwise you will be replacing fuses all day. Crossed speaker wires can do it to.
     
  2. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    I'm sure I crossed something. Maybe all the grounds and power wires overloaded sonething. I'll have to go through all fuses again. They all check out tho, so i have no Idea.
     
  3. Sep 2, 2011 at 2:21 PM
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    Offer still stands. TXT me if you need help. Go to your wiring harness and start touching each wire to with a meter ground. Make sure that everything makes sense. IIRC, there is no speaker wires in the JBL system up front. Only two signal wires. There is only 4 wires of concern if I remember.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2011 at 2:35 PM
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    Oh I will man. Lol. Still at work tho. I checked all the wires up to the headunit with a meter and they are all good. I can plug the stock stereo in and it works too. So confused! Lol
     
  5. Apr 6, 2013 at 6:48 AM
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    I am having the same issue with my pioneer avh 8500... The sound fades in and out. Curious if you ever found anything or fixed your unit?
     
  6. Apr 6, 2013 at 6:53 AM
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    Damn. Its been so long I actually dont remember. I THINK it was due to my jbl amp, and after removing that everything worked fine. Of you don't have the jbl system, check all your connections. Make sure you have solid power and ground.
     
  7. Apr 6, 2013 at 7:00 AM
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    Thanks... I do have the JBL system. Driving along, sound just kinda fades in and out. Gonna go through wiring today.
     
  8. Apr 6, 2013 at 7:05 AM
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    It HAS to be one of these 2 things. I just ready through this entire thread again, and I somewhat remember. I ditched the metra harness, and the jbl amp, wired the door speakers directly from the HU back to where the jbl harness was that plugged into the amp, cut and spliced into that with the speaker wire, basically just running the doors straight from the HU using new speaker wire and tying it into the trucks stock speaker wiring. Good this helps. I know its one or both of these as I don't have the issue anymore.
     
  9. Apr 6, 2013 at 7:21 AM
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    Thanks Moose...
     
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