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Tk-7180 issues

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N7iOS

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I have a TK-7180 installed with NO ignition sense wire installed. I originally programmed with with ignition sense turned OFF since i was not utilizing that. Ever sense, the radio comes on anyways whenever i start my vehicle. Im assuming this is because it pushes a little extra juice to the radio? However, that is not my problem now. Today i decided to re-program it and turn on ignition sense in the software in case my radio had a glitch or something going on.... well now i cannot get it to power back on. Turning ignition or not, it will not power back on.

When i push the power button i can here a click from the speaker, but nothing happens. Anyone have ideas on how i can get this to power back on to put the programming back to normal?
 

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You'll have to apply 12+ to the yellow lead on the back of the radio. You can pigtail it to your red power lead or run a new wire.


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Hold the button down longer. It will still power on and off, just takes a SIGNIFICANTLY longer button press to turn on.
 
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