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XTL5000 FL 01/90 Code

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Feb 3, 2011
Pittsburgh, Pa
I was looking for some guidance, I recently installed a XTL5000 remote mount in a truck. I installed everything as per the installation manual and have a slight issue.

When I turn on the remote mount when the truck is not running, it starts up just fine. I'll turn off the radio and I start up the truck and turn on the radio, FL 01/90 is displayed. If I do nothing the radio boots up just fine and works just fine. I do not have the ignition sense wire connected. Th radio reads and writes just fine too...

Any ideas??




Jul 18, 2009
Control head cannot see the radio. Make sure that the radio unit has power and the control cable is firmly plugged in at both ends.
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