04 audio problem


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rondar
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04 audio problem

Post by rondar » Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:12 pm



the radio wont work in gear??? if i turn the key to on the radio comes on like it should , then when i reach down and put it in gear the radio quits. if i start the trike and put it in gear as soon as i start to let the clutch out it quits. I replaced both switches by the clutch handle and no difference. Is there another switch somewhere's else. the radio wont work on acc. either, the lcd comes on but no radio.



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Re: 04 audio problem

Post by ogilly0753 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:31 pm

I have the same problem with my 2012. Check my post "Radio speakers" for a reply I received. May have a bad ground.
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rondar
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Re: 04 audio problem

Post by rondar » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:14 pm

I finally found the problem for mine, when the conv. was performed they had the back-up lites hooked into the radio relay instead of the reverse relay.

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Re: 04 audio problem

Post by ogilly0753 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:58 pm

do you have a CSC trike?
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Re: 04 audio problem

Post by rondar » Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:50 pm

yes I do. not sure how old the conv. is though, i bought the trike on new years eve so dont know much about it . except for the fact that we love the ride and the way it handles :D .

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Re: 04 audio problem

Post by ogilly0753 » Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:07 pm

We had a Champion solid axel and it rode rough. That one was totaled by the help of a pickup driver who got away scott free thanks to the legal system & laws. Last fall we bought a 2012 CSC blue/silver Viper trike kit. The ride is much better. They found the cause of my radio problem, it was bad a ground wire. Everything working good now.


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