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Stereo Will Not Turn On ¶ 

You have trouble turning the stereo on.

Face Plate Disconnected ¶ 

Check the face plate to make sure it is securely attached to head unit.

Blown Fuse ¶ 

If the radio will not turn on, first check the fuse located at the back of the radio. If the fuse is burnt, replace with a fuse of the same amperage rating.

Loose Wiring Connections ¶ 

Check the wiring located at the back of the radio. Make sure the wires are attached properly and securely. Also, look for wiring shorts: when two wires are touching when they are not supposed to.

No Sound Can Be Heard ¶ 

Your Kenwood KDC-BT362U audio cannot be heard.

Volume Level ¶ 

Adjust volume to the optimal level.

Loose/Shorted Wiring Connections ¶ 

Check the wiring located at the back of the radio. Make sure the wiring is attached properly and securely. Also, look for wiring shorts: when two wires are touching when they are not supposed to.

Bluetooth Crackling Sounds ¶ 

The device that is connected to the Bluetooth might be too far. Move the device closer to the stereo.

Reconnect Bluetooth Device ¶ 

Turn the Bluetooth off on the device, then turn it back on to reconnect to the stereo.

CD May Be Dirty ¶ 

Eject the CD and check for fingerprints and smudges. Proceed to clean the CD off with a small cloth and rubbing alcohol. Wipe the CD from the center outwards. Then, reinsert the CD into the stereo.

Faulty AUX Cable ¶ 

Disconnect and reconnect the AUX cable. If the problem persists, replace the AUX cable.

CD Insert Errors ¶ 

"CD cannot be inserted."

CD Eject ¶ 

Press and hold the eject button to remove the disk from the CD-drive.

CD Inserted Upside Down ¶ 

The CD may have been inserted upside down. Eject the CD, flip it and reinsert it.

USB Device Cannot Be Read ¶ 

Files May Be Corrupt ¶ 

Recopy the files from the USB device into the stereo.

Reset USB Device ¶ 

Disconnect the USB device and turn it off and back on. Then, reconnect after resetting.

Faulty USB Cable ¶ 

Disconnect and reconnect the USB cable. If the problem persists, replace the USB cable.

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