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Radio effected by brakes?

Just recently my Cadillac CTS 2004 developed this problem: the radio goes from clear to full of static when the brakes are applied.I have tested this everyday just to make sure it was not a fluke. When I apply the brakes to stop at a red light or stop sign, the radio station becomes full of static --doesn't matter what station it's on. I can tap the brakes and evoke the same response from the radio.

Any idea what's causing this? Wouldn't you know my warranty expired only about 3 months ago.
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Jackie

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    mcalkins3 May 11, 2010

    Do you have the factory radio in it?

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To clarify for mcalkins3, the radio in my CTS is the original factory radio.

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If this happens when the car is still you have voltage interference between brake light voltage & antenna. If this happens from motion check all wire connections, loose antenna wire, to antenna.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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