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BOSE sub / aerial not picking up radio signal

twofivenine Jan 24, 2007

  1. twofivenine

    twofivenine Member

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    Been told they could run off the same fuse. Is this the case, or something more serious?

    Dead annoying! Only got the car yesterday, reckon the guy before me had a DVD flip out screen in the front (there are 2 screens in the back) and has buggered it up somehow. All the connectors are plugged into the unit, and I cant see any broken wires. Its a concert tape player in an 01 S3.

    Thanks in advance for any help!
     
  2. Caesium

    Caesium My BM is fixed! VCDS Map User

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    I believe the aerial gets its power down the coax.
     
  3. steve1975l

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    Yes it gets it from the HU.
     
  4. steve1975l

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    If you play a tape does sound come out of all speakers ie rears and sub?

    He probably had a front DVD and needed an aerial adaptor. Is there a strangle connector on the aerial lead?

    You can check the connections from the diagram to the top of the radio as I can't remember which wire turns the amp on.
     
  5. twofivenine

    twofivenine Member

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    looks like the aerial has a split in it somewhere then...happy days!

    Any ideas on the sub?
     
  6. twofivenine

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    steve....all the connectors are plugged in and seem to be connected to something else..ie they dont seem free. I'll nip outside take a photo and post it up
     
  7. twofivenine

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    the cd changer is working fine...it comes out of all the speakers except the sub. got the bass turned up full, and no thump what so ever.

    and now i've put it in safe mode....

    [​IMG]
     
  8. steve1975l

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    Can you contact the old owner?
     
  9. twofivenine

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    I bought it from a garage, so wont be able to contact the old owner until the log book comes through. Then I can only write to him, and cross my fingers for a reply!
     
  10. steve1975l

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    Get the garage to sort it.
     
  11. twofivenine

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    Give it a shot. Thanks steve.
     
  12. steve1975l

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    Give me hell.

    Let us know how you get on.
     
  13. twofivenine

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    will do!

    just given a bloke at work an :asskicking: so in the mood for another blowout at some idiot....
     
  14. guyl

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    should there not be a diversity antenna connected to the brass socket next to the blue connector?
    im probably wrong :haudrauf: normally am!
     
  15. steve1975l

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    Only one aerial on 8L chassis...on the roof so no need for the diversity switch.
     

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