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Car Radio, Casette Player and CD Player not working

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We bought a '97 Ford Expedition and when we switch/press the radio on the radio channels on the display are changing constantly like crazy (FM/AM), even if we press search. There's no sound at all, just the constant changing of the radio channels on the display. The same with the CD playes and casette, there's no sound and constant changing of channels even though it's not on radio. But when we parked indoor, sometimes we get a radio sound and with in a few seconds it's gone.

Please help. We don't know what's the solution, if it's the antenna or some electrical wiring...

Thanks!

Lei

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Hello Lei,

It sounds like the antenna has came loose from the back of the radio and the wiring harness is loose.

Make sure you have a good ground going to the radio, or this will cause a short and make the radio do strange things, the fact you sometimes get a signal tells me the radio is in working condition.



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