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    I have recently fitted my Kenwood Dpx 501 (double din cd player with usb) to my 2003 2.2Dti. At first i thought there was a problem with the head unit (which i have had fitted to two other cars) because the stereo was turning on and off with just the ignition on. When the car was started the stereo came on and worked fine. Now i have noticed that when i turn the engine on if i turn the steering just after it has started the radio goes of and comes back on.

    The aux belt of the car sometimes gives a sqeak when it is first started so i think either it needs a new belt, the alternator is gone or there is a problem with the battery.

    Has anyone suffered ant similar problems with this. Thanks in advance

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    Quite common for lights to dim when steering due to the current draw of the power steering system. I would connect up a meter and check your voltages, could well be alternator on it's way out.

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    Might need to run in larger perminant live from cigarette lighter depending on what the headunit uses.

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    Cheers guys i'll try the alternator voltage first failing that i guess ill have to wire for the cig lighter

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