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    No radio reception aftermarket radio

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    I have converted my single din dash to a double din and fitted some very average kenwood double din unit (it was free! RNSe one day!!)

    Anyway after having this fitted for 6 months I thought it would be time to sort the FM radio out and I have bought a PC5-137 Fakra Antenna Adaptor Filter to DIN
    Which after reading a few posts on here, seems to be the recommended adapter.

    I connected the power lead to the aerial power on my head unit, have checked and this is outputting 12v, so it is getting power.

    But I can't pick up any radio stations still, am I using the correct adapter? As there is another connector on the cars loom which looks like a more standard connector
    Bit like this one:



    Should I be using this instead?

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    Yes I think you should be.... My Symphony unit used what is pictured. The RNS-e I have fitted now though doesn't.
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    There pretty cheap on ebay so going to buy an adapter and give it a try, guessing it still needs powering though...

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    I have this issue also, never bothered me though as my aftermarket HU has ipod connection. But would be nice to sort it. I did exactly what you have done, but im using a different booster.

    When i take the HU out and hold the aerial i get radio. But as soon as its back in there nothing :/

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    if your car is a pre-facelift with the single Fakra and Din connections on the back of your OEM headunit then use this adapter Car Audio & Security: Car Stereo, Speakers & Subwoofers, Car DVD Players, GPS and CD Changers

    it will use the din from your audi wiring loom and make it work for the Kenwood system.
    The Din is actually better connection then the fakra on the older models.
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