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New stereo but now my radio wont find a station

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Red_Stafford, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Red_Stafford

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    Hi all, I have just replaced my standard HU with a Sony Xplod HU, I went to Halfords today and brought the aerial adapter but it wont find any stations ??

    Can any of you guys help me out here !!!!
     
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  3. Dan TheMan Welburn

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    Hiya there were u able to get a decent radio reception on the standard stereo? the radio reception on the b6 is a common issue, from what ive read not alot of people bother fixing it
     
  4. Red_Stafford

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    Yes the radio on the previous stereo was fine

    Is it something o do with this connector
     
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    you need an areal amp bootser which should be around £10-15
     
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    i have 1 u can have if your around sheffield
     
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    I live in Leicester mate, could u post?
     
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    to be honest iv got no time at all to post
    but if your passing or know anyone around here
    your welcome to it.
     
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    OK, can u post a pic of exact what I need
     
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    Cheers mate, but what's a fling lead

    Also can you point me to the correct one from the Halfords site so I can buy it locally tomorrow, thanks.
     
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    its the blue wire
    needs to goto the remote amp wire on the new head
     
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    Cheers

    Also can you point me to the correct one from the Halfords site so I can buy it locally tomorrow, thanks.
     
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    Have a look on eBay I got mine for 5 quid posted

    And on that other website postage isn't a tenner! Halfords are rip offs
     
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    Sorry guys but I'm confused, obviously the metal pin end goes into the back of the stereo but what do I connect to the blue plug
     
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    to the green ish plug
     
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    then the blue wire to remote amp wire on new head or electric aerial wire on new head
     
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    Is this the plug I posted the pic of
     
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