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Radio shuts off when going over a bump

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by snowboard704, Sep 27, 2018.

  1. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:04 PM
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    Back behind that nest if wires going up the cab wall vertically you'll see some grounds grouped together on bolts that are only for them
     
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  2. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:06 PM
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  3. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:07 PM
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  4. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:19 PM
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    4296646E-A9D2-4D50-86BD-28C9F9C25FFE.jpg CE53CF5C-2AC7-4AB4-9F5F-2A085B462F85.jpg F85D1C0B-3D98-4671-9D93-3A25A8B28164.jpg 5D175174-292E-4DF2-9C58-217804A02BF4.jpg Found two grounds to the side panels and they look fine. The taped up ground wires looked okay? Check the fuses mixed in with the wires and nothing popped... it is an absolute factory mess down there.

    Only thing is I found a clip with nothing attached on the other side? Think it was for the factory alarm which was replaced by previous owner


    Not sure what the next step is in finding out why this dang thing shuts off for no reason then pops back on
     
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  5. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:20 PM
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    Ok. Run a temp wire from both leads of the battery, pull the dash unit and hook it up direct in the cab and go find a bump and see if it still does it.
    Chances are unlikely and if so and you have regrounded what you said above then I would run a new lead and make sure you turn the radio off.
    Not sure where you pulled power from but DC can be tricky. Maybe your pulling to much and something doesn't like bumps:notsure:
     
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  6. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:22 PM
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    Have you by chance checked you grounding new and old locations with a multi meter?
     
  7. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:22 PM
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    I pulled power from the factory positive plug, I only spliced in another ground to cross out the possibility that the factory ground plug could be bad
     
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  8. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:23 PM
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    No I haven’t. Old multimeter broke sadly but the new ground seems very good
     
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  9. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:24 PM
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    Well the gremlin cant be that hard of a fix.
    Tring to eliminate possible issues. Going back to the basics here so we can go forward.
     
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  10. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:25 PM
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    I'm sure it is but...
    Harbor Fright?
     
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  11. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:29 PM
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    Yes true.

    It was actually crushed by a vehicle :anonymous:
     
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  12. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:30 PM
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    New ground spliced into factory harness. Everything’s clean and should be a solid connection. End connection was also soldiered and about 12” away from headunit 1CFB9C4A-FC73-4722-B849-F3EF8CC9451C.jpg
     
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  13. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:32 PM
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    Ouch lol
    I ment go to Harbor Fright and get a new 1.
    There all over the danm place.
     
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  14. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:34 PM
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    Looks great.
    That's why back to the basics. Wires from power source and see if you still have the problem. Then go fron there. If you feel the ground is sound :rimshot:, then it got to be the power if receiver is good.
     
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  15. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:38 PM
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    Tracing the radio power through the whole factory harness is going to be fun.

    Could a bad battery or a certain type of battery at semi hard hits cause this?
     
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  16. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:40 PM
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    I dont think so because your not having any other problems.
    You dont have to use the factory power lead, run your own. But try it first with temp because you could be wasting your time.
    Like I said DC can be tricky.
     
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  17. Sep 30, 2018 at 1:46 PM
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    Could do a quick positive and splice it off an auxiliary light positive possibly. Think I should run a fuse through it or let the one in the actual head unit handle it? It’s a mini 15


    EDIT: yellow wire is constant power. While red is accessory/ignition so could be having an issue with either
     
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  18. Sep 30, 2018 at 9:17 PM
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    Here's the factory vehicle wiring for audio.

    I've used the 12volt whenever I needed some info, so save it too lol


    https://www.the12volt.com/installbay/forum_posts.asp?tid=13099

    Typically, I'd grab the constant and accessory from the ignition switch.
     
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    Alright thanks. I’ll have to look at that more closely tomorrow or when I get some time

    This little issue is turning out to be harder than I thought :bananadead:
     
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    Anything?
     
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