Thank you. IF you DO see a connection across 3 and 5, then your relay is stuck “closed” and this is why your radio stays on. It went through a short period of turning off properly, but then went back to not turning off. Turned car off, while still on call, which keeps audio alive. It could still be the radio. On Thursday, 21 June 2018, the radio in my 2014 Ford Fiesta SE would not turn off. The problem turned out to be intermittent. I don't think it happens all that often. It used to shut off once we opened the drivers door. Check your owner’s manual. 351 Door Jamb Switch, dome light works when I open my door and the radio turns off. After call ended, radio - XM - … At first I thought it was the wiring, so I took the car to have the entire wiring re-done, and I still have the problem. Sometimes turning it on and off and reopening the door will turn it off. Will when open passenger door 4 Answers. Jensen automobile sound systems bring connectivity from a wide range of media sources. If you can turn it off manually that’s what I’d do. Do you have an aftermarket radio in the truck? Regardless of year, it's got to have a cellular radio in it. I've noticed something peculiar on my 2009 Traverse LS lately. millerkrx July 5, 2016, 7:30pm #7 I asked the local Buick service manager about the situation. I have the same problem. The switch is part of this latch and is not visible from the outside. I have asked a ford mechanic what he might think it would be and he said it could be the radio, but I don’t think it is. If you need to know where the wire goes, dont just connect it anywhere. Some cars will allow the radio to receive power when the ignition switch is turned to off for about 10 minutes or until a door is opened. After call ended, radio - XM - started playing. wire bundle is Sequence of events was I was on my cell via bluetooth. Thanks again. The retained accessory power for the radio and windows is controlled by the BCM (body control module) Since none of the doors turn off the radio, the problem is not in the door switch, the problem is in the BCM. Cheap, easy part to replace, but causes major headaches when it is bad. When the car is parked in the garage, the stereo will not shut off. It looks like the problem may the door "sensor" or the ignition switch. Radio won't turn off when the door opens and engine is turned off. When car turns off some of the time, the radio, clock, etc. Blaster or WD-40 into the latch on the end of the door. When I open my car door, with the car off, the radio is supposed to turn off. The radio and some other electronics aren't turning off when I exit my car. Usually, closing the door and re-opening will tun the radio off. The radio runs on the retained accessory power, which either times out after 10 minutes or cuts off when a door is opened. cause this problem and how to solve it? It only turned off when I ejected to faceplate. The drivers door latch needs to be replaced. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled. The radio will not turn off when I open the driver's side door. If the interioir lights operate properly when doors are opened and closed then your radio could have a defect if it stays on. Some newer cars are designed to keep the radio on until the door is opened. Just bought a car, and when I turn the car off, take the key out of the ignition, and open the car door, the deck will almost always stay on. My envoy radio after market will not shut off with car. We see it all the time. I'd been in the lumber yard a good 30 minutes. Many GM vehicles have a system that allows the radio to stay on when you turn the key off, until you open a door. Some vehicles have one fuse that power all the accessories that require power when the engine is off, including the radio memery. Upon shutting off the ignition and opening the door, the car radio/infotainment system won't shut off. ... how hard is that really annoying to have to open another door to turn off radio etc.. works some times but today not working. Is there anything else it could be? As Triedaq says “Some cars will allow the radio to receive power when the ignition switch is turned to off for about 10 minutes or until a door is opened.” Most cars do. Aftermarket Radio Won't Turn Off when Opening Door Discussion in 'Audio & Electronics' started by jutsinger, Mar 31, 2014. I need to either keep opening and closing the door until it shuts off or restart truck and shut it off again. Open rear door, pull up scuff plate and rear trim. Eventually after around 8-10 minutes the battery protection will turn it off. How are you turning it off then? Even if not, it will eventually turn off while the truck sits parked. I've noticed something peculiar on my 2009 Traverse LS lately. any one know where the sensor is? if not, Id suspect a drivers door sensor. My radio intermittently doesn't turn off when I open the door. Open the passenger door up front and that will turn off the radio. Door … Ended call. 2010 Acadia. Hi All, 2005 2500 HD I bought used a month ago. And that is with all 95+ models-peace The problem turned out to be intermittent. It went through a short period of turning off properly, but then went back to not turning off. It is under rear door driver side vinyl scuff plate in rocker channel. The drivers door latch needs to be replaced. (For identification purposes, my car has a Ford SYNC with MyFord Touch radio.) You can get it fixed or just open the passenger door to turn off the radio. The radio was stuck on the NPR station that I had originally chosen. A) the Radio stays on and shuts off after 10 min or whan you open the door. ... how hard is that really annoying to have to open another door to turn off radio etc.. works some times but today not working. I've tried fuses, traced the purple wire front to back with I did not see a button like most cars have that turns dome off etc. inside lights come on when driver door opens. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Mar 31, 2014 at 12:24 PM #1. jutsinger Junior Member. We've had a strange issue lately. Took back to dealer and it didn't do it then and they couldn't find anything. Blaster or WD-40 into the latch on the end of the door. But my car is similar to Oakminster’s: When I turn the car off, the radio keeps playing for 10 minutes, or until I open the door, whichever comes first.It is very possible that there is a way to change this so that the radio goes off when the car goes off. And, just the other day the air vents didn't move from defrost to panel when I selected the new position on the dial. Open rear door, pull up scuff plate and rear trim. Reply. So, when the driver’s door is open with the radio still on and the dome lights off I can move the latch piece manually to the latched position, two clicks, and then pull the door handle to release the latch and every time the radio will go off and the lights come on. It did before. Any help would be nice. did notice radio and odometer shuts off when you open pass. My daughter had this happen last night, parked car, opened door and radio stayed on. They also can have high-resolution screens and multiple speakers, and many Jensen stereos come with remote control units. The radio is finally off!! You SHOULD see NO connection. Dome light doesn't come on when I open to door. door closed and allows the door to open. Recently when i shut off the car and open my door, the stereo still plays. On occasion, when I park the truck, remove the key and open the drivers door, the radio will remain on. 1,916 Great Deals out of 92,677 listings starting at, 815 Great Deals out of 37,044 listings starting at, 548 Great Deals out of 30,205 listings starting at, 545 Great Deals out of 17,124 listings starting at, 122 Great Deals out of 3,152 listings starting at, 832 Great Deals out of 33,458 listings starting at, 161 Great Deals out of 17,418 listings starting at, 557 Great Deals out of 26,241 listings starting at, 282 Great Deals out of 13,624 listings starting at, 306 Great Deals out of 13,867 listings starting at, 1,224 Great Deals out of 65,764 listings starting at, 195 Great Deals out of 12,589 listings starting at, 451 Great Deals out of 17,909 listings starting at, 3 Great Deals out of 121 listings starting at, The radio will not turn off when I open the driver's side door. The dealer first updated the software. The door handle on my drivers side does not open from the outside. Is there anything else it could be? You can try spraying P.B. Spent hours looking for the 2-1 purple wire everyone talks figure I did something. At first I thought it was the wiring, so I took the car to have the entire wiring re-done, and I still have the problem. ... Why Your Car Radio Won't Turn On. Not sure what is called. The radio runs on the retained accessory power, which either times out after 10 minutes or cuts off when a door is opened. I have checked the interior lights and the windows and they turn off, so I’m assuming that the relay isn’t the problem. if the car works fine without it, cap it off so it doesnt short. Play with the mechanism that secures the none of the 2 windows(drivers Drivers side door will not open on the outside. The radio will turn on randomly when I open the passenger door even without the key in the ignition. If it’s the fomer there could be a problem with the ON/OFF control in the radio head; especially if that control uses a push button function to flip between ON and OFF. The dealer first updated the software. It seems to be only when we're home too. Even if not, it will eventually turn off while the truck sits parked. Any ideas? It's a temporary fix and most of the time it works. When car turns off some of the time, the radio, clock, etc. Then open and shut the door completely about 10-15 times. Maybe check to see whether that JVC radio has a setup mode that allows you to set it up either way: turn power off with key or leave on. U have a defective door ajar switch most likely, if this switch remains closed then the delayed exit feature stays on, this means the radio will stay on because the delayed exit module didn't sense the door was opened, try opening the passenger door to confirm this problem, any door should turn off the radio $13 part at Autozone. SOURCE: Chevy Equinox, 2005 - When door opens..radio does not go off Actually this is the answer, well at least it fixed my problem and for others reading before you go to dealer or buy replacement anything check some wires first.. first my unlock button didnt work driver side, then driver side window quit working and then radio wouldnt shut off..the equinox doesnt have a push button … The most likely culprit is the switch that tells the car's computers that the door is opened, but I'm not sure why it doesn't time out. Sometimes it turns off, other times it turns off after 10 minutes. If the dome lights don't turn off, you might have a bad door switch. In a 2003 Escape, it’s right in the center of the fise panel. I have no idea what this means. The radio is supposed to shut off when the door is opened after the truck is shut off and now it's not working. Lasted a couple of days then started again. If it continue to play after the driver door is opened and the ignition is turn off this is not normal. You need to clarify the part about the radio not turning off. We own a 2010 Acadia and recently the radio started staying on even after we exit the car. Nevertheless, jiggling this door switch solved the problem. Try putting ur finger in the ignition and turn it as you would with your keyfob and see if you can get the dash to power on or turn on the engine. Currently have 109,500 miles and in the last few weeks we have noticed that the radio doesn't always turn off when the drivers door opens. front door. My radio doesn't always turn off when I open the driver door. And, just the other day the air vents didn't move from defrost to panel when I selected the new position on the dial. the little lever thing inside does not go all the way down and the senor … Under normal circumstances, the radio will shut off as soon as I open the door to exit. This process relies on a switch in the door jamb that opens when you open the door and closes when you close the door. when i am out of the car, and press the lock button, it turns the radio off… Thank... CarGurus has 123,874 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,600. Sequence of events was I was on my cell via bluetooth. Some have a feature where it shuts off when the door opens or it shuts off after N number of minutes with the key out. This process relies on a switch in the door jamb that opens when you open the door and closes when you close the door. With the battery having been pulled out, it likely went to some default that doesn’t turn it off. I've done everything! Do I need to replace any ... HI All, I have a Ford-F150 1997 Extended cab. The display will also randomly change my backup camera settings. 2004 F150 lariat supercrew 2wd. My 2006 Impala radio power does not turn off when exiting car, but will turn off after a few minutes. 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