Kia Telluride Volume Not Working – How To Fix

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 10/08/22 •  3 min read

Most people know Kia to be a car brand that has some of the most amazing designs, the perfect lines and the most amazing designs in their vehicles. However, it is not only about the exterior. Kia has amazing interiors that have been designed with utmost perfection and all-round comfort for their passengers. One of the features that we all love about Kia is their interiors, as they are designed in such a way that you can enjoy driving or just sitting inside your car for hours without any issues.

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But they are not without their problems. One of the issues that you might face is their volume knob refusing to work accurately. It is one of the most common problems that Kia owners face, and it can be quite frustrating. But there are ways in which you can fix this problem and enjoy your Kia Telluride again.

Common Issues with Kia Telluride Volume Not Working

Radios have to work in tandem with other audio components in order to work well. Most cars today have an integrated amplifier in them. If the amplifier doesn’t get enough power, the volume knob in the car will not work. If the volume knob on your car does not work then there are several possible reasons why.

Most commonly, the radio volume knob on your car won’t work because of a blown fuse. If the radio volume control doesn’t work, it could be that one or more of the fuse controls have blown. Test the radio for voltage and ground by using a voltmeter and checking for a blown fuse.

Failure of the stereo system is very unlikely, even if the car is a few years old. It could happen even if the car is fairly new. Somehow, it is possible that wiring is becoming loose from repeated driving.

Finally, when the amp fails, the speakers will not be able to hear any sound or hear any strange noise. This is because the amplifier is responsible for maintaining the stereo signal.

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Fixing Kia Telluride Volume Not Working

How you get started with fixing your Kia Telluride volume not working depends on what kind of issues you’re facing. Here are some tips and pointers for the most common volume issues in a Kia Telluride.

Faulty wiring

You must first gain access to the wiring on the back of your head unit to see if anything is loose. Slowly pull the head unit back far enough that it can be tipped up from the dashboard so that it can be easily accessed. Check all the wires and connections to see if anything is loose.

Blown fuse

Test the fuses with a small lamp to see if they are actuating properly. If they are, simply tap the fuse with your finger or a small stick to see if they’re working properly. You can try plucking each fuse one by one to see if there is a crack in the wire that runs through the center of each fuse.

Faulty amplifier

Some preamps are hard to remove from a head unit, so it will be difficult to find a used one that doesn’t come with a head unit. Remember that there are many different channels in the amp you’re replacing, and that the new amp should meet those specifications.

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Max Anthony

Max is a gizmo-savvy guy, who has a tendency to get pulled into the nitty gritty details of technology and cars. He attended UT Austin, where he studied Information Science. He’s married and has three kids, one dog and a GMC truck and a Porsche 911. With a large family, he still finds time to share tips and tricks on cars, trucks and more.

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