Pioneer DEH-6800MP Not Dimming w/ Headlights On

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  1. alkaline

    alkaline New Member

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    Like the title says, the unit is NOT dimming when I turn my headlights on. I have lowered the brightness but that only affects the screen - the lights around the buttons are still bright as hell and night driving is terrible and I have made sure that the dimmer is on in the setup options. BTW my vehicle is a 98 Jetta 2.0 :)wtc:)

    Anyone know of a fix for this? Thanks.
     
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    connect the orange/white
     
  3. alkaline

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    everything appears to be connected...
     
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    not properly
     
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    amishpornstar Helmet Distrubution Specialist

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    actually I had to dissconnect the illumination wire on my 9600Mp for it to dim
     
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    thats because you had the wrong wire...some cars work on a negative pulse.
     
  7. alkaline

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    could this be my situtation?
     
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    very possible
     
  9. alkaline

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    i'll take pics of the wire situation later but now , with it being 5am, i must sleep
     
  10. alkaline

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    by looking at this configuration i see that the two orange wires (one of which is labeled Dimmer) do not match up in the connector in the middle. So I guess I just take one pin out and move it over to match up ...
     
  11. alkaline

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    so i "fixed" it
    .... the lcd dims with the switch yet the buttons are still bright as hell
    oh well.
     

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