Join Date: May 2014
Location: Collingswood, NJ
Oy! This is turning out to be quite an interesting problem. I stopped by the shop after work yesterday and the mechanic was hard at work on his knees in the passenger footwell with probes, laptops, etc. He tried to explain to me that he found a wire that wants 2.7 volts, but is only getting 2.3 volts. He gives it 2.7 and everything works, even my key fobs start working again!
But the stereo didn't boot up. This may be the clue. The only things electrical I have messed with on this car are swapping the seats and door panels, LED tail lights with resistors, a new battery, and I had Best Buy install my stereo. Within the first week the decent stereo with built in GPS would randomly turn itself off. Nothing would make it come on. Then, randomly within 1-5 minutes, it would turn back on. I took the car back to BB and he checked everything and couldn't find a problem. The problem has continued, off and on, for the past 2 years. Maybe every 4th time I drive to work in it, it might happen. I've written it off thinking that I got a lemon for a stereo and that some internal self-resetting circuit breaker must be tripping.
Of course, in this wacky car, everything seems to need to get the computers' permission to do anything. The stereo is one of those things.
I'll bet this starting problem somehow relates to the stereo problem.
Any tips or diagrams as to the proper way to hook up a stereo in a Solstice?
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Last edited by SolstOpel; 03-10-2017 at 05:24 PM.