The radio will turn on randomly when I open the passenger door even without the key in the ignition. The retained accessory power for the radio and windows is controlled by the BCM (body control module) Since none of the doors turn off the radio, the problem is not in the door switch, the problem is in the BCM. Nevertheless, jiggling this door switch solved the problem. The switch is part of this latch and is not visible from the outside. On mine But my car is similar to Oakminster’s: When I turn the car off, the radio keeps playing for 10 minutes, or until I open the door, whichever comes first.It is very possible that there is a way to change this so that the radio goes off when the car goes off. I can only open from the inside. You can try spraying P.B. does not recognize the door being open. Mark20 Well-Known Member. I'd been in the lumber yard a good 30 minutes. Do you have any idea what could Learn how to Leave your radio on and Turn off your push button Start Mazda Car. Save Share. It used to shut off once we opened the drivers door. I don't think it happens all that often. If it continue to play after the driver door is opened and the ignition is turn off this is not normal. How are you turning it off then? The dealer first updated the software. are you using the power button?. The drivers door latch needs to be replaced. radio used to shut off when open any door. Also the clock on the radio had stopped. Radio/clock stays on about 10-15 minutes after I turn off the car and open the doors. So closed the passenger door, went to the drivers side, (door left open) cycled the key and poof, it went off. U have a defective door ajar switch most likely, if this switch remains closed then the delayed exit feature stays on, this means the radio will stay on because the delayed exit module didn't sense the door was opened, try opening the passenger door to confirm this problem, any door should turn off the radio What is broken and how can I fix this? Blaster or WD-40 into the latch on the end of the door. I did the same. We see it all the time. After call ended, radio - XM - … Any help would be nice. It used to, but pulled the battery out for some reason, and now it won’t. It only turned off when I ejected to faceplate. The radio runs on the retained accessory power, which either times out after 10 minutes or cuts off when a door is opened. did notice radio and odometer shuts off when you open pass. The passenger doors should not turn off the radio power. I have absolutely no understanding why this worked, because my car radio is supposed to (always has before and does again now) turn off when I turn the ignition off - not when the door opens. Will when open passenger door. I walked around the car and opened the drivers door. Eventually after around 8-10 minutes the battery protection will turn it off. The retained accessory power for the radio and windows is controlled by the BCM (body control module) Since none of the doors turn off the radio, the problem is not in the door switch, the problem is in the BCM. My envoy radio after market will not shut off with car. 2010 Acadia. I have checked the interior lights and the windows and they turn off, so I’m assuming that the relay isn’t the problem. 2004 F150 lariat supercrew 2wd. Click to expand... no alarm, no remote start. If it still hasn't turned off, check if the dome lights turn off when the doors are shut. Under normal circumstances, the radio will shut off as soon as I open the door to exit. Radio will continue to play as long as the driver door is closed. After call ended, radio - XM - started playing. Currently have 109,500 miles and in the last few weeks we have noticed that the radio doesn't always turn off when the drivers door opens. It is under rear door driver side vinyl scuff plate in rocker channel. Lasted a couple of days then started again. if not, Id suspect a drivers door sensor. And, just the other day the air vents didn't move from defrost to panel when I selected the new position on the dial. Then open and shut the door completely about 10-15 times. If you must keep it running here, please support this endeavor and select a support plan - which starts at only $0.16 cents per day. Wasn't able to find it. wire bundle is wrapped with tape. Some cars will allow the radio to receive power when the ignition switch is turned to off for about 10 minutes or until a door is opened. When the car is parked in the garage, the stereo will not shut off. Also dome light is intermittent when key is pulled from ignition. The most likely culprit is the switch that tells the car's computers that the door is opened, but I'm not sure why it doesn't time out. My radio doesn't always turn off when I open the driver door. 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