One of the back speakers did some popping, and then the radio went into a flashing "protect" mode. If your amp is going into protect mode, the issue is not the input, but the speakers that are connected to the output, try disconnecting your subwoofer from the amplifier and see what that does, if that doesn't work, try on each channel disconnecting the speakers, removing the RCA cables just removes the input, but the speakers are still putting a load on the amplifier. kenwood series 21 power amp, gone into protect mode but was working perfectly before this, may need a quick fix or reset, will post to uk only. 3) Find the reset button and place something into it for 5 seconds. Louie. the car speakers are stock. Kenwood KR-V5090 - Stuck in 'Protect Mode'? Username: Pj94z Post Number: 71 Registered: Nov-07: Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 16:22 GMT . Amp stuck in protect mode Thread starter ankurjana; Start date Aug 19, 2014; Tags protect mode rockford fosgate; Forums. … Bronze Member. The MB amp may go into protect mode at a higher voltage than your other two amps, therefore the protect mode in the boat but not on the bench at home. I have a kenwood kac 8152d amplifier. Enjoy! Check your voltage at the amp location in the boat and see what you are getting. Technician. if you have it hooked up, it should flash protect. If that's the case, fixing the problem is simple. CD-RECEIVER. Aug 19, 2014 3 0 pune, india. I looked at the amp and the long blue LED light (power) is on. 1,678 satisfied customers. I've had a Kenwood KR-V7040 for years, and somewhat recently got surround sound. 2) Remove the front panel. It wouldnt go away even after turning the car off. im not using a amp for the speakers, just my subwoofer has a amp car speakers are stock.. and the amp is find the amps not in protect mode the kenwood deck is.. the amp for my subs isnt even connected at this time 1. i dont think a speakers blown cause nothing happened to blow a speaker. G.DawG: Posted on Friday, July 18, 2003 - 16:37 GMT . Protect mode means there is a short somewhere. I was able to make it go in to protect mode again after I changed the Multi-Room amps to use the Surround Back. I have installed a Kenwood KAC 8452 amp into my R32. pjx. I reset the receiver per the owners manual and it is working again. I must have a stray wire or short somewhere. The problem is that it costs a lot to have the thing reset every time, so I was wondering how I can do it myself. Kenwood a-97 Protect mode - NIggy0 - Amp/Preamp Asylum. After it's insulated properly and reconnected, hit the reset and you'll be back in business.-Direct quote from the source I have a Kenwood car stereo. Hey guys, I have been having some on going issues with my Kenwood KDC-248U head unit. I had my Kenwood 440 go into protect mode a few weeks back while I was doing some work and listening to the stereo. Here's a brief troubleshooting method that will hopefully help you if your amplifiers ever go into protection. i think it is in protect mode. - Answered by a verified Car Electronics Technician . The protection mechanism usually places the amplifier into protect mode when it detects a short, and during this time it prevents power to the amplifier circuitry, thereby preventing harm to the speakers and expensive amplifier components. There is another triangle led which lights up RED and stays ON. Py_Wa Messages postés 61 Date d'inscription vendredi 4 mars 2016 Statut Membre Dernière intervention 9 août 2020 - 9 oct. 2016 à 11:30 Py_Wa Messages postés 61 Date d'inscription vendredi 4 mars 2016 Statut Membre Dernière intervention 9 août 2020 - 10 oct. 2016 à 17:31. Kenwood KAC 7204 - Red Triangle LED on - Sub Not working . Looking for a new Amp or Preamp? Following a power cut last week, when I power it up, it constantly goes into 'Protect Mode' This means that the display blinks 3 times (as it would anyway), then shuts off, … Then I relized the battery only had about 9 volts left in it. If you're after tubes, post over here. Car Audio Help 101. The Kenwood KAC 8452 is a four channel amp. Jul 20, 2011 #12 cruzer Well-Known Member. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. Protected mode means that there is a speaker wire that is grounding out on the chassis, another wire or another wire. When playing the records (sound is good) the amp keeps going into protect mode and cutting off the sound (blinking Light on front panel confirmed in handbook), I have read into this issue on a number of forums over the past few days and cant seem to find a solution. Also for: Kdc-mp205, Kdc-mp235cr, Kdc-mp235. I had to take the faceplate off and hit the reset button for it to work again. I am looking to replace it (if replacing it would fix the problem) unless anyone has a solution. Foreword: I get so many questions about amplifiers going into protection (or blowing fuses after remote turn-on voltage is applied) that I've decided to provide a page to help determine if the amplifier is faulty or if a fault in the system is causing a problem. its going to be small, and your going to need something tiny to press it, and usually they are on the face of the radio itself. Not … We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Amp/Preamp Asylum. can anyone please help me with this? Joined Sep … “This issue comes up very often regarding these systems. This appears to happen when, a. Update (02/17/2018) @flamini try this: Unplug the receiver's power cord from the wall and leave unplugged for at least one hour. For the second time in a few months a lightning storm has caused my amp to go into protection mode. KDC-MP2035 car receiver pdf manual download. Remove all speaker and audio cables from the back of the receiver while waiting. It has gotten progressively worse and now it seems to do it every few times I get into the truck. View and Download Kenwood KDC-MP2035 instruction manual online. Wiring, Electrical and Installation Help A. ankurjana Junior Member. Since this is a high output unit, check to make sure not of the speaker leads are grounded out. All help appreciated. Electronics don't like heat, and Kenwood's protection circuit may have been triggered by a high operating temperature. I hooked up a new KMR-D375BT stereo on my motorcycle without. I googled it but couldn't get it to work. Amplifier Protection Mode Troubleshooting . Good luck. Turn off the receiver and let it cool for a few hours; then try again. Mode PROTECT Autoradio Kenwood [Résolu/Fermé] Signaler. Here is a video on how to take off the PROTECT sing off. Kinda freaked out, tried a few different things like, disconnecting the battery, popped the deck head off and pushed the reset button, each time it would play for a second or two and go back into protect mode. trends:-my car is not hot, neither is my amp, nor subs. Also, I had a Kenwood deck that did the same thing and the ground lead for the unit was not connected causing the ground to come from the AMP through the RCA cables. One of the more confusing car stereo problems can be when an amplifier goes into protection mode. When it goes into protect mode the amp will shut down with the standby light blinking. I researched and learned that means a possible short in the speaker and to reset the radio (by taking off the face and hitting the reset button), which I did. Please help me … read more. Maybe your not getting a good connection somewhere giving you a full 12v. I had to setup everything like it was brand new...no big deal. Just my .02. Industrial Technologist. You did not tell us if you got out of the protect mode or if you need help with that. so, in other words, good venting.-the music isnt that loud, … One minute it's working and the next minute it's not, usually with the green power LED on the amp turning to red or orange. My kenwood car stereo kdc-hd458u is stuck in protect mode, not flashing. 4) Its should release itself from the protect mode and reset. (now i'm really pissed at him) i've been trying to research how to fix, and i read something about a security code, amp shortage, wiring, etc. ! Today, for some odd reason while jamming out to Metallica, my Kenwood Excelon KDC-X397 decided to go into PROTECT MODE. Keyword Search The Product Name of your Search : © JVCKENWOOD Corporation Ive had my subs/amp for about 3 weeks, and they were working fine, damn they pump hard. you need to look up your model to see where that button it. I have set the amp up with no head unit and I plug my iPhone into the amp using the earphone out from my iPhone into the RCA in on the amp which has worked for me previously. "Protect" is an indicator that there are either shorted speaker outputs inside the unit, a shorted speaker wire, or a blown speaker connected to the unit. Amp in Protect Mode - Troubleshooting. so no overheating, im assuming -my amp is screwed onto the back of my sub box with my backseat dropped. Your stereo receiver is going into protection mode because the receiver has an internal short, a speaker is bad or the speaker wiring has a problem, such as incorrect wire gauge or bad connections. I have a Kenwood KR-V5090 Amplifier with built in radio. Check all the wire connections to make sure there is no loose wire that may be getting grounded out. THIS ITEM IS BEING SOLD … Since then, whenever a sudden loud sound comes on, during a movie for example, it goes into protect mode which is very annoying. The volume is turned up louder the 25% (based on distance turned by volume knob as no … Kenwood equips its receivers with a protection mode to safeguard them. If the protection mode warning doesn't go away on its own, press the reset button. how do i get it out of protect mode? This is the best quick fix to repair any Kenwood headunit that is stuck into protect mode: 1) Switch on the CD Player. But now, just today, the amp went into protect mode, and continues to do so. 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