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Replacing antenna for 2006 chevy colorado

I get really bad radio reception and am wondering if a new antenna would work or what my options are.

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Check that the antenna wire is connected correctly in the radio and is not shorted out on the body somewhere. It is a co-ax cable the same as a TV and the braded bit has to be grounded on the body to complete the circuit while the internal wire has to be insulated right into the radio socket.

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for gm the only solution is to replace the radio but you could take it out and into a electronic repare man it could be that the contact surfaces are bad.

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THERE ARE RADIO EXCHANGE PLACES YOU CAN PULL YOURS OUT REAL EASY AND FOR LIKE $75-$100 YOU CAN EXCHAGE IT FOR A WORKING ONE THATS YOUR BEST BET? SOUNDS INTERNAL LIKE POWER SWITCH MELTED

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SOURCE: how do i change out the knock sensor on a 2006 chevy colorado

You didn't list your engine size so please pick the applicable to your motor size:

Removal & Installation 2.8L & 2.9L Engines To Remove:

  1. Lift the vehicle high enough to gain access to the knock sensor (KS) through the left front wheelhouse.
  2. Remove the left front wheel and wheelhouse liner.
Knock sensor (KS) (A), Engine harness (B), Knock sensor (KS) connector (C)


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  1. Disconnect the knock sensor (KS) connector.
  2. Detach the knock sensor (KS) from the engine block.
To Install:
  1. Attach the knock sensor (KS) to the engine block.
    • Tighten the bolt to 18 ft lbs (25 Nm).
  2. Connect the knock sensor (KS) connector.
  3. Install the left front wheelhouse liner and wheel.
  4. Fully lower the vehicle.

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Clean all the electrical connections you can get to under the hood with automotive electronics cleaner,dry with compressed air and pack each connector with di-electric grease.

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