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Intermittent radio static

In 97 volvo 850 wagon. cd player works fine. antenna is built in the driver side rear window cargo area. sony is the radio brand, not volvo.

i pulled out the radio all connections are fine in appearance.

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  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    only have am , unless it's a hot day then fm works fine. solder joint?

  • Jennifer Whitfield
    Jennifer Whitfield Aug 25, 2012

    the radio actually went bad and was replaced, which the sound store i went to said was very very odd, its usually the cd player that goes out

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