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Radio lost all signal ??!??!??

cookiesvw Sep 26, 2012

  1. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    As above driving this morning and its gone off all IM getting is white noise.
     
  2. SmoothAssault

    SmoothAssault Will design for mods

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    Fitted HIDs recently?
     
  3. Mike.M

    Mike.M Well-Known Member

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    Check the antenna box in the rear of roof under trim is not all cracked etc
     
  4. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    I fitted them the other day but radio has been playing up since before that I just put today but its not worked for about a week. Fitted hids two days ago. I didn't know if it had anything to do with putting roof up and down. ??
     
  5. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    do I look in the boot for this. ? Like where the roof folds into. ?
     
  6. SmoothAssault

    SmoothAssault Will design for mods

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    Sounds like it's probably unrelated, but when I put my lights on the HIDs make the radio go static unless I'm in an area with particularly good reception.

    I've got ferrite interference cancellers but am yet to fit them, am quite confident this will solve my problems based on the results others have had.
     
  7. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    can you tell me where abouts this is. Thanks.
     
  8. BahnStormer77

    BahnStormer77 BahnStormer

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    different location for cabriolets (obviously), but if the reception is only had when you have aftermarket HID's in, then it's not this issue: when this goes, you lose EVERYTHING: traffic updates (voice and text), SATnav re-routing and ALL radio signal - I'm 400yds from one local radio station and only get signal if I halve that distance!
     
  9. kite

    kite Member VCDS Map User

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    The amp in a cab is in the boot lid.
    The cable is known to break normally close to the boot hinge.
     
  10. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    mine comes and goes like i was driving yesterday with radio working and went over a bump and that was it back to white noise.
     
  11. cookiesvw

    cookiesvw Member

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    this sounds like it could be the problem i need to get out and look as its a nightmare listening to one cd going round and round. lol

     
  12. BahnStormer77

    BahnStormer77 BahnStormer

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    if it's intermittent and there's no correlation to when you have your lights on, then might just be cabling that's on the way out... cheaper than the whole booster unit going pop!
     

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