The TOC error on a Kenwood car indicates that the unit is not reading the Table of Content and requires service. The stereo should be taken to a qualified Kenwood service facility for further inspection and resolution of the problem.Continue Reading
The error codes E-04 and E-05 also refer to an inability to read the Table of Content but typically refer to issues with a dirty or unreadable disc. If the error refers to the disc, cleaning the disc is the first recommendation, but if the disc is visibly scratched or scuffed, cleaning doesn't help. If the disc has been burned or created by the user as opposed to a commercial disc, the format of the files on the disc might be the problem. The user manual should be referenced to determine which file formats the player can recognize.
Error codes, troubleshooting and resolutions for some issues can be found in the appropriate user manual for the stereo. Kenwood USA makes user manuals available through its website as long as the appropriate model number is known. The Kenwood Corporation started in 1946 under the name Kasuga Radio Company, Ltd. It was renamed three times with the final change occurring in 1986. In 2007, Kenwood invested in Victor Company of Japan, Limited and established JVC Kenwood Holdings, Inc., in 2008 as a result.Learn more about Technology
Wire a new car stereo using a wire harness, along with speaker wire if necessary. Disconnect the ground wire from the car battery before you start work. Wire the speakers first, and then wire the head unit. Connect the amplifier to the power supply and then to the subwoofer. Return the stereo head unit to the dash, reconnect the ground wire, and test the stereo before replacing the dash.Full Answer >
The most effective and safe way of removing a CD stuck in a car stereo is going to an automotive professional. There are some methods that can be done without professional help, but they carry a degree of risk. Some car stereos have a force eject feature, enabled by pressing the car stereo's power and eject buttons simultaneously. Every car manufacturer has different combinations for the force effect command, which is outlined in the user manual.Full Answer >
There are a number of reasons why a car stereo may not work. If a car stereo will not turn on at all, there is likely an issue with the wiring or fuses.Full Answer >
Ways to recover a car stereo code for a factory-installed stereo include looking in the owner's manual and checking for a radio code card or sticker in the glove box. Another option is to remove the stereo to retrieve the serial number from the label located on its top. Armed with this serial number and the vehicle's VIN number, the dealership can contact the manufacturer to request the car stereo code.Full Answer >