The dilemma is this, now, my radio only works with my headlights illuminated and my car clock will not keep its memory. Went out, jiggled the keys about and it went off with in an hour. Radio designed to stay on for a set amount of time Some car radios are on a timer, so they are designed to not shut off immediately. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Radio stays on after cars off and we are out of it. This problem is a bit intermittent which makes it harder to troubleshoot. I have to manually turn it on and off. 47. Why? 2002 monte carlo sometimes radio stays on after car is shut off, key is removed and door is opened, causing battery to drain,also keyless entry not working properly. The problem can also be caused by a faulty ignition switch. In the early years (1980s), it only held power on for operating the windows after the key was turned to off. I have a few grand into my I.C.E system and My aftermarket radio stays on for X amount of time then shuts off when I open the door and its a 2001. I hooked all the cables up correctly and double checked. Spent some time today diagnosing the problem and here is what I found. Submitted: 9 years ago. I have a 93 civic. It translates the CAN BUS signal into an analog 12 volt signal that the aftermarket radio reads. Buy a cheap 12v power tester (you can get a simple light that lights up), to tell if you have voltage when the car is off. Car experts recommend that if the lights are on even when the key to the ignition is taken out, the majority of times it is an issue with the ignition switch. We own a 2010 Acadia and recently the radio started staying on even after we exit the car. now, just today, it stayed on for about 2 seconds after i pulled the key, and then shut off. Got into the garage, turned off the car, and the radio continues to stay on after turning the car off. I ended up going into Settings and proceeding with the update (took 13 minutes) and after it was complete, it went back to normal and radio shut off upon opening driver's side door. I had the door latch replaced on my 2010 under warranty in 2012. They found it to be a sensor in the door. I also notice when I turn my engine off, my car stereo is still on. If you still aren’t able to locate the problem and fix it, take your car to the mechanic, it is most likely that the problem is in the car. it can be turned off manually but it still drains battery. Author Topic: Electric problem with car: Power stays on after turning car off (Read 133457 times) El Gringo. this happened to my wife tonight with her 89' maxima but the alarm went off while she had the car in gear and opened the passenger side door to shut it all the way she got the alarm off but the car would not crank..... lights, radio, everything was working just would not turn over I took the keys out locked the driverside door and put in the key and it resets the alarm and car started right up:) First some clues. If you must keep it running here, please support this endeavor and select a support plan - which starts at only $0.16 cents per day. I am going to jiggle the key, check for current draw, and see if the radio goes off when it is powered on after removing the key. aus oder wählen Sie 'Einstellungen verwalten', um weitere Informationen zu erhalten und eine Auswahl zu treffen. If you are installing a aftermarket stereo/head unit, and you got power but no sound, this should be your solution! save hide report. Category: Chevy. The radio eventually shuts off after a couple minute's I'm going to try lube on the latch, any other ideas? It used to shut off once we opened the drivers door. So you can set various options, like whether a CD player is connected, whether there's an amplified or conventional antenna, and so on. When we turn off the car, remove the key, the radio stays on. Though my service adviser suggested replacing my entire stereo. The radio works fine but does not turn off automatically when I power off the car and remove the key. Basically the car didn't know or couldn't tell if we opened the door after we removed the key. The VW "accessory" position is when you insert the key, unlike US cars that have a separate position you turn the key to. If it is a switch where is it b/c i have not seen any switch on any of the doors. STEREO WILL STAY ON EVEN WHEN CAR IS OFF. radio would turn off when key was out before now only radio stays on. L7s are gone. everytime i restart my … My stereo constant wire is bad so i wired it to a fuse that was powered when the car was off. Ive sold one and kept the other to power my DD2515 in the same car. This is only with the driver’s door, if another door is opened then the dome lights come on but of course the radio stays on. If you're lucky, you might even be able to Install a Single Throw-Single Pole to turn off fully) View attachment 108391 BATT(Yellow): Connected to Pin 44 GND(Black): Hooked to Metal Bolt On Car Chasis. And it also loses preferences (volume, radio stations, etc) Info about the connection from the car: Yellow wire - it is labeled "Battery" (on the car side), voltage is 12 when car is on, 0 when car is off. I need to either keep opening and closing the door until it shuts off or restart truck and shut it off again. 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