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I have a BMW 316 P reg and car stereo goes off and on?

The stereo has recently started to switch itself off and on whilest driving! ultimatly i cant listen to any Radio or music at all. i have been told that it could be to do with the fact the wires are situated within the heating controls anybody help me to get it working?

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You have a short or exposed wire somewhere behind your stereo, when you hit a bump, it shorts or grounds out....remove stereo and make sure that the black wire is properly grounded and the the red power wire is not broken or exposed and touching any metal ......

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