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Renault Clio Radio Not Powering On?!

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alexhickman014y, 6m agoPosted 4 years, 6 months ago
Hi

This morning went to turn radio on but it wouldnt come on!!!

When i got to work after turning the egnition off, i noticed the clock light on middle of dash was still illuminated, im 90% sure that normally goes out once the ignition is off but its perminantly on

Ive had a quick look at the fuses and changed the radio fuse however no luck, any ideas at all? Waiting for CD keys to come which i ordered today to remove CD Player, is there a fuse at the back on the CD Player that may have gone?

Cheers

Alex
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alexhickman014y, 6m agoPosted 4 years, 6 months ago
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bitseylango#1
Had the same problem with mine, our car savvy friend couldnt make head nor tail of it, he ended up disconnecting the battery then reconnecting it and it has worked fine ever since.
databar#2
Renault electrics you got to love them.
alexhickman89#3
Thanks, didnt think anyone would reply

Ill have a bash on my day off friday

I appriciate the replys

THANK YOU!

Alex
alexhickman89#4
Hang on, just read that link................ if thats the reason my radio isnt coming on then WTF!!! Joke
deeky#5
bitseylango
Had the same problem with mine, our car savvy friend couldnt make head nor tail of it, he ended up disconnecting the battery then reconnecting it and it has worked fine ever since.


Just make sure you have the radio code (if it's not goosed as suggested above) before you disconnect battery as you usually need to re-enter it.
deeky#6
alexhickman89
Hang on, just read that link................ if thats the reason my radio isnt coming on then WTF!!! Joke


But the link doesn't mention how the radio thing affects the dash lights does it?
bitseylango#7
deek72
bitseylango
Had the same problem with mine, our car savvy friend couldnt make head nor tail of it, he ended up disconnecting the battery then reconnecting it and it has worked fine ever since.


Just make sure you have the radio code (if it's not goosed as suggested above) before you disconnect battery as you usually need to re-enter it.


we didnt have to re-enter the code for ours :|
alexhickman89#8
"The radio's cant handle the cold temps and they break when they get below a certain temp. I heard it was due to an old trick of breaking the radio code was to put it in the freezer and it would work fine. so renault put a thermostat in the radio to shut it off after it reaches a certain temp"
shauneco#9
alexhickman89
"The radio's cant handle the cold temps and they break when they get below a certain temp. I heard it was due to an old trick of breaking the radio code was to put it in the freezer and it would work fine. so renault put a thermostat in the radio to shut it off after it reaches a certain temp"


I very much doubt that theory, Although it is possible for anything to break at a certain temperature..!!!
alexhickman89#10
I have no knowledge where the code is, just looking through the manuals supplied with the car, the radio manual doesnt seem to tell me a code "/
deeky#11
bitseylango
deek72
bitseylango
Had the same problem with mine, our car savvy friend couldnt make head nor tail of it, he ended up disconnecting the battery then reconnecting it and it has worked fine ever since.


Just make sure you have the radio code (if it's not goosed as suggested above) before you disconnect battery as you usually need to re-enter it.


we didnt have to re-enter the code for ours :|


Well you usually do I think. It's a security feature, logical really. So you can't just rip it out and sell it, as it won't work.
bitseylango#12
deek72
bitseylango
deek72
bitseylango
Had the same problem with mine, our car savvy friend couldnt make head nor tail of it, he ended up disconnecting the battery then reconnecting it and it has worked fine ever since.


Just make sure you have the radio code (if it's not goosed as suggested above) before you disconnect battery as you usually need to re-enter it.


we didnt have to re-enter the code for ours :|


Well you usually do I think. It's a security feature, logical really. So you can't just rip it out and sell it, as it won't work.


well we must have a dud, because we didnt have to put any code in
alexhickman89#13
tinkerbell28
alexhickman89
"The radio's cant handle the cold temps and they break when they get below a certain temp. I heard it was due to an old trick of breaking the radio code was to put it in the freezer and it would work fine. so renault put a thermostat in the radio to shut it off after it reaches a certain temp"
This is 100% true, it still drains power from the car however, so it does in the battery and leaves the dash on. This is the fault op. It's common in Renault's.


Great, so im gonner wake up tomorrow with a flat battery :(
alexhickman89#14
Blahhhhhhhhhh :)
alexhickman89#15
Im goona pull out the fuse for the clock light bcos i wont be happy if my battery is flat tomo mornin lol
Ilnf#16
You won't get a flat battery unless you leave it for weeks.

The radio code is on inside cover of service book.

You can disconnect battery or remove radio (with radio keys) and pull out cable and place back in.

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