Save Share. After call ended, radio - XM - … It went through a short period of turning off properly, but then went back to not turning off. I did not see a button like most cars have that turns dome off etc. I have the same problem. We own a 2010 Acadia and recently the radio started staying on even after we exit the car. 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. I've noticed something peculiar on my 2009 Traverse LS lately. Eventually after around 8-10 minutes the battery protection will turn it off. I've tried fuses, traced the purple wire front to back with no splice found. Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled. Hey guys! If no, perhaps the switch in the door jam is defective. I walked around the car and opened the drivers door. Radio will continue to play as long as the driver door is closed. Many GM vehicles have a system that allows the radio to stay on when you turn the key off, until you open a door. 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. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. You can try spraying P.B. Do you have any idea what could 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 it continue to play after the driver door is opened and the ignition is turn off this is not normal. Is there a RAP (retain assy. Age: 42 Posts: 10 Likes Received: 0 Joined: Jul … Jensen automobile sound systems bring connectivity from a wide range of media sources. Then open and shut the door completely about 10-15 times. no splice found. 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. Sequence of events was I was on my cell via bluetooth. My radio doesn't always turn off when I open the driver door. Reply. Asked by Dfehre Mar 29, 2014 at 10:03 AM about the 2004 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew. It looks like the problem may the door "sensor" or the ignition switch. figure I did something. We see it all the time. did notice radio and odometer shuts off when you open pass. 2010 Acadia. I have absolutely no understanding why this worked, because my car radio is supposed to (always has before and does again now) turn off when I turn the ignition off - not when the door opens. © 2021 CarGurus, Inc., All Rights Reserved. My radio intermittently doesn't turn off when I open the door. If the passager door is opened it will not turn off the radio. I can manually hit the power button, but the date and time remains on that screen. I have no idea what this means. Blaster or WD-40 into the latch on the end of the door. Once the driver’s door is opened the radio should cut off no matter the interval setting that is selected in the menu is my understanding. I had to jiggle the switch. I also noticed that the dome lights don't always come on when I open the driver's door. have to open rear door to stop it. 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. You can get it fixed or just open the passenger door to turn off the radio. I have a 2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL with 46,000 miles on the odometer. The problem can also be caused by a faulty ignition switch. 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. $13 part at Autozone. Thanks again. The problem turned out to be intermittent. if not, Id suspect a drivers door sensor. Under normal circumstances, the radio will shut off as soon as I open the door to exit. After call ended, radio - XM - started playing. any one know where the sensor is? inside there is no issue at all. The dealer first updated the software. Do you mean that you can’t physically turn it off with the ON/OFF control on the radio or that it won’t turn off when opening the door? Dome light doesn't come on when I open to door. The drivers door latch needs to be replaced. 2010 Acadia. Blaster or WD-40 into the latch on the end of the door. IF you DO see a connection across 3 and 5, then your relay is stuck “closed” and this is why your radio stays on. Mine - base SXT - doesn't. 07 G6 GTP. 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 It went through a short period of turning off properly, but then went back to not turning off. Took back to dealer and it didn't do it then and they couldn't find anything. I've done everything! It is very common to have BCM failures on the Impala. 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. When using the handle on the The radio runs on the retained accessory power, which either times out after 10 minutes or cuts off when a door is opened. Usually, closing the door and re-opening will tun the radio off. Then open and shut the door completely about 10-15 times. Do you have an aftermarket radio in the truck? Even if not, it will eventually turn off while the truck sits parked. Sure enough the radio was still on and playing. splice on purple wire! The latch has the dome light and RAP (the radio and windows working while ignition is off) switches built into it. When car turns off some of the time, the radio, clock, etc. Today, I took my car in for Special Coverage 14311, which replaced a corroded negative battery cable, but I'm still experiencing the infotainment system issue. I moved it way over and then back, and it worked. It did before. Jensen automobile sound systems bring connectivity from a wide range of media sources. tried my finger in the ignition, would not turn. Also dome light is intermittent when key is pulled from ignition. It's a temporary fix and most of the time it works. I don't think it happens all that often. It looks like the problem may the door "sensor" or the ignition switch. Most of the time your car head unit won’t turn off due to faulty wiring, especially if you have installed an aftermarket radio. Wasn't able to find it. Nevertheless, jiggling this door switch solved the problem. power) relay in the dash near the radio? It took me months to find the source of this issue in my 2003. It doesn't matter how quickly I turn the key or open the door-- nor does the amount the door is … I took off the door panel and found the big bold numbers but still can't open the car can some one please tell me which numbers is the code. 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. We've had a strange issue lately. That said, it did it again today. Open the passenger door up front and that will turn off the radio. side and passenger side) will open or close. The drivers door latch needs to be replaced. Any ideas? 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. Is there anything else it could be? Open rear door, pull up scuff plate and rear trim. Is there anything else it could be? A simple pulling of the radio and checking the power leads can point to the true problem. So closed the passenger door, went to the drivers side, (door left open) cycled the key and poof, it went off. Under normal circumstances, the radio will shut off as soon as I open the door to exit. If the interioir lights operate properly when doors are opened and closed then your radio could have a defect if it stays on. 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 … It goes off on its own in about 10 minutes if you keep sitting in the car without opening a door. I moved it way over and then back, and it worked. inside lights come on when driver door opens. Regardless of year, it's got to have a cellular radio in it. If you can’t turn the radio off with the switch on the radio, then there really is a problem. I'll try the WD-40 fix. My truck has same problem and does not have a Turned car off, while still on call, which keeps audio alive. On mine Also, are you sure it doesn’t turn off? I've noticed something peculiar on my 2009 Traverse LS lately. 2004 F150 lariat supercrew 2wd. -shut the door,(im out of the car), radio still going, i drive still on How the hell do you turn the radio off? When car turns off some of the time, the radio, clock, etc. I'd been in the lumber yard a good 30 minutes. Expose wires and repair any corrosion. Many modern radios get the bulk of their power through the unswitched power lead, and use the switched power lead to trigger the on/off circuit within the radio. Regardless of year, it's got to have a cellular radio in it. 2003 Ford F150 Lariat, driverside door (only) dings If so, the installer didnt use the proper “switched 12V” wire to go to. Driver door won't shut off radio and turn on interior lights and kills my battery the door ajar light doesn't turn on in the dash unit but all the passenger doors and hatch will read on the dash unit I think it's the lock mechanism sensor that isn't reading if you have had this problem and know how to help it would be greatly appreciated And, just the other day the air vents didn't move from defrost to panel when I selected the new position on the dial. have to open rear door to stop it. when i am out of the car, and press the lock button, it turns the radio off… about. Some newer cars are designed to keep the radio on until the door is opened. 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. wrapped with tape. This morning, the truck didn't start after sitting for the night. That said, it did it again today. ... how hard is that really annoying to have to open another door to turn off radio etc.. works some times but today not working. Someone said it best, lots of electrical gremlins in this car. Thank you so much! It’s in the inside cabin fuse box. I need to either keep opening and closing the door until it shuts off or restart truck and shut it off again. You SHOULD see NO connection. It flashed its radio light a couple times and stayed off. When the interior lights in a car are working correctly, they will usually come on when you open your door and then shut off some time after you close the door. / Why won't the stereo turn off when I get out on my 2007 Lincoln town car . Trying to fix it could cost a bunch of money for little benefit. I also couldn’t turn down the volume using the volume knob on the dash or the volume buttons on the left side of … Some people, including me, don’t like having the radio on while they drive. (It has a factory installed radio with a CD player and a tape player). 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. I did the same. Took back to dealer and it didn't do it then and they couldn't find anything. My radio doesn't always turn off when I open the driver door. With the battery having been pulled out, it likely went to some default that doesn’t turn it off. The display will also randomly change my backup camera settings. Chevrolet equinox radio will not shut off when key removed and driver's door opened. We tried everything we could think of to turn off the radio. Lasted a couple of days then started again. It is a 2005 Envoy with a jvc after market radio. handle has no tension in it whatsoever. (RAP) B) The radio immediatly turns off when you shut the car off. 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. If you're having problems with your Jensen stereo, there are a … It used to, but pulled the battery out for some reason, and now it won’t. Cheaper if you order online. usually yellow and red. Drivers side door will not open on the outside. Open rear door, pull up scuff plate and rear trim. 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. Are your interior lights coming on when you open the driver’s car door? Mine - base SXT - doesn't. won't go off when car turned off and driver door open. The radio eventually shuts off after a couple minute's I'm going to try lube on the latch, any other ideas? Your manual labels it ACC in the diagram. Ended call. Stopped at the grocery store on the way home, same thing. Spent hours looking for the 2-1 purple wire everyone talks The door handle on my drivers side does not open from the outside. 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. with door open. Over the last 3 hours I played around with it and discovered the drivers door MUST be opened after turning off the the car or the radio … It was the oddest thing, and no matter how much I turned the key on and off, it wouldnt turn the radio off. On Thursday, 21 June 2018, the radio in my 2014 Ford Fiesta SE would not turn off. And that is with all 95+ models-peace 2004 F150 lariat supercrew 2wd. 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. It is a 2003 Chevy Cavalier. How are you turning it off then? If it continue to play after the driver door is opened and the ignition is turn off this is not normal. wire bundle is wrapped with tape. Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Mark20 Well-Known Member. 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. 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. If you must keep it running here, please support this endeavor and select a support plan - which starts at only $0.16 cents per day. If it is not an aftermarket system then it may be the relay that provides you with 12V power for a time or so after you switch off the truck… The ecu shuts this relay down after a set time limit…perhaps that timer function is not working properly…. I know this is old but in case this helps anyone else, I though I’d post. front door. Aftermarket Radio Won't Turn Off when Opening Door Discussion in 'Audio & Electronics' started by jutsinger, Mar 31, 2014. Lasted a couple of days then started again. Upon my arrival, I was amazed that my radio would not turn off. The passenger doors should not turn off the radio power. If the passager door is opened it will not turn off the radio. won't go off when car turned off and driver door open. How do I fix? 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. Recently when i shut off the car and open my door, the stereo still plays. Is there anything else it could be? If the dome lights don't turn off, you might have a bad door switch. Any help would be nice. I hear a click near the radio area when I open the driver door, but the radio does not turn off. My daughter had this happen last night, parked car, opened door and radio stayed on. Click to expand... no alarm, no remote start. Sequence of events was I was on my cell via bluetooth. They also can have high-resolution screens and multiple speakers, and many Jensen stereos come with remote control units. The radio is finally off!! radio used to shut off when open any door. It is very common to have BCM failures on the Impala. It is under rear door driver side vinyl scuff plate in rocker channel. Radio stays on after opening driver door 2013 Escape SE 1.6, MyFord (not Touch), 500mi left on bumper to bumper warranty. Thank... CarGurus has 123,874 nationwide F-150 listings starting at $1,600. The radio and some other electronics aren't turning off when I exit my car. That would not be a rare problem and if so you would need another radio head unless you have the DIY ability to take the head apart and replace the switch. Like one answer said probably something wrong with the drivers door. The radio is supposed to shut off when the door is opened after the truck is shut off and now it's not working. I've tried fuses, traced the purple wire front to back with no splice found. Passenger side acts normal (no noise/dinging). When the interior lights in a car are working correctly, they will usually come on when you open your door and then shut off some time after you close the door. any one know where the sensor is? Eventually after around 8-10 minutes the battery protection will turn it off. The radio immediately turned off. Check your owner’s manual. Hi All, 2005 2500 HD I bought used a month ago. 351 Door Jamb Switch, dome light works when I open my door and the radio turns off. Yesterday I drove to Iowa City (85 miles. 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. none of the 2 windows(drivers (at least no in the prev gens) You gave me the solution to my problem! 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 Please consider whitelisting my site in your ad blocker. In a 2003 Escape, it’s right in the center of the fise panel. A) the Radio stays on and shuts off after 10 min or whan you open the door. Someone said it best, lots of electrical gremlins in this car. My Unlock button on my key fob decided to stop working as well. if the car works fine without it, cap it off so it doesnt short. It could still be the radio. Sometimes it turns off, other times it turns off after 10 minutes. door closed and allows the door to open. I have a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am. Thank you. Ended call. The radio runs on the retained accessory power, which either times out after 10 minutes or cuts off when a door is opened. are you using the power button?. You need to clarify the part about the radio not turning off. It seems to be only when we're home too. (a mechanic who has the same car tipped me off to this). Please help me out! This is driving me absolutely nuts as I am in a parking lot opening and closing the door … Not sure what is called. ... Why Your Car Radio Won't Turn On. 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. I've tried fuses, traced the purple wire front to back with Will when open passenger door. The station would not change. Today I came out of the lumber yard and the radio was on when I opened 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. Upon shutting off the ignition and opening the door, the car radio/infotainment system won't shut off. The dealer first updated the software. This technique works with other cars like Toyota, Nissan, etc. The only way to turn off the radio is to open and close the driver door or stick the key in and cycle on-off. … Radio will continue to play as long as the driver door is closed. Play with the mechanism that secures the You can try spraying P.B. 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