Check the Acc with multimeter to determine when 12v Acc is present. But in this case its the radio won;t shut off period with out manually turning it off and that is a problem. I just hooked up my aftermarket stereo for a test run on my 2003 gti vr6 with the monsoon system stock. I'm think wiring issue but the only think I know to be aftermarket is the radio and I can't see how that would cause this problem. Mazda cx5 radio won't turn off ignition won't turn off. Connections are both secure but it still won't turn off. The radio that was in the car before did the same thing. Is this a standard thing when you have an aftermarket. When i turn the ignition off the head unit doesn't turn off automatically, and obviously doesn't turn on again when i turn the ignition on. Aftermarket Radio Won't Turn Off when Opening Door Discussion in 'Audio & Electronics' started by jutsinger, Mar 31, 2014. In addition, my overhead lights did not light up when I opened the door, but do light up if i push them on manually. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Some head units have built-in fuses, typically located on the back side, and some installations have additional in-line fuses located somewhere on the power wire or wires. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described … I find it a bit strange that the original VW stereo worked fine with the ignition off. Could this deal with something in the ignition harness it self. share. If readings show that everything is OK, yet your stereo still won’t turn on, we will need to check stereo’s ground presence. Radio won’t turn off when engine off and keys out. Ok, so in my 450 i had a stock radio with the display that wouldnt work, and it wouldnt turn off with the key. We will need to make contact with the ground wire that connects the stereo to the car. Check if ground presence is OK. Set the multimeter to continuity mode. The battery drains after a few days. Re: Radio won't turn off with RAP Apr 19 2014, 2:30am One try to conform driver side latch "sensor" is with the drivers side door open and radio still on try opening passenger side door from the outside and see if it cancels the radio if so then it's the locking mechanism. I installed an Alpine aftermarket radio yesterday. If it does not stop running, your feedback problem is coming from something other that the alternator. Locate the ground wire. If the radio would shut off with the engine it would be a RAP problem. Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Audio and Electronics' started by Tam Nguyen, Jan 22, 2019. The radio stays on after the car is shut off. I have a 91 eclipse gst with a kenwood deck. I hooked all the cables up correctly and double checked. 36 0 0. have the radio on turn key off when i open the door the radio should go off but it doen't any info what could be the promblem thanks . Does the radio turn off when you remove the key? My radio does not turn off when I turn off the ignition - Answered by a verified VW Mechanic We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. I used an adapter for connecting the cables. 62 Posts . You must manually turn it off, otherwise it ... QN my 1991 500sl I must pull the key from the lock to shut the radio off just turning the ignition off ... #3 • Jan 6, 2009. I replaced the stock radio with an aftermarket Pioneer double din within the first month or two. Everything is fine, it will turn on fine, sound is great, but it won't turn off with the ignition. 14 Answers. Green is OK, Red is not OK. Thread starter buckeyefan; Start date Nov 10, 2013; B. buckeyefan Member. It will turn on in the ignition. So i stuck a aftermarket deck in thinking it was a wiring issue in the back of the stock deck. save hide report. Hello, I have a nissan micra tempest 2002, and I have a problem that when i turn the ignition off, my cd player/radio wont turn off, so every time i park up i have to unplug the battery so ensure that when i want to drive again my battery isnt dead.