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    Stumped!! Changing A3 (8L) Bose Symphony stereo

    Hi all, second attempt at posting it in the right place!

    Wondered if anyone can shed some light on this problem i have.

    I have an old A3 8l with a double din Symphony Stereo, bose is written on all the speakers and I have the nice plasitic sub in the boot with bose on it. So i decided to change the the unit for a JVC so i can play Mp3's etc. I got the PC9 - 408 cable to make ( so I thought) my life easier. Put it all together, new stereo comes on fine but no sound.. Nothing!! I can attach the blue/white cable to the speaker outputs from the unit and I can hear the sub kick in.. and thats about it!

    I have also tried the pc9-404 to test with the line outs but still nothing! Am i being that dense that I cant see right in front of me that im doing something wrong! As soon as i plug the old unit in all the speakers are working.

    The only connections I have coming from the car are power and the 20 pin connector with the ariel and the ground.. and one other with the tel mute.

    Thanks for your time..

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    Okay.. im a numpty!! Just sat here after finding this site.. and read all 51 pages of posts.. and THANKYOU Andymac you are a star.. after reading about connecting the blue/white wire to the remote on the JVC in another post all is well in the world !

    Now going to hide my head in shame.

 

 

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