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Old 05 Nov 2017, 04:28 pm
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Default OEM CD/Radio to Ignition Switch problem

Gremlins on my 2004 GT High Output Turbo with stock radio/6 cd player. Infrequently the radio will not turn on or if on, no display. Jiggle the ignition key and it will come on and the display will light up.

Assume it is a loose wire at the ignition switch. Any advice on how to correct this??
How hard is it to work on the switch and what wire and markings will it be. I have no wiring diagrams.

Many thanks
Harry

2004 GT HO Turbo, 5 speed, one owner, 83K miles
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Old 05 Nov 2017, 05:25 pm
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Default Re: OEM CD/Radio to Ignition Switch problem

Here is the wiring information for the ignition-switched circuit to the radio

Ignition switch connector pin #2, black/white wire to dash fuse block
Yellow/red wire from fuse Fuse #14 (20 amp) to radio (their is a splice)
At the radio connector pin #2, the wire color is red/white (changed at splice)

If the ignition switch is the problem, your front and rear wipers should also not work when the radio doesn't; the black/white wire to dash fuse block feeds both fuse #14 and fuse #15(wipers)

The ignition switch can be removed and disassembled and cleaned up
I had a tutorial on the forum until the vandals sacked the system and my library was lost
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Old 07 Nov 2017, 06:40 pm
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Default Re: OEM CD/Radio to Ignition Switch problem

push key in and see if problem goes away,works on mine
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