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Radio turns on by itself while driving down the road

The radio will turn itself on while we are driving down the road. I have set the auto volumn control to both minimum and maximum to no avail.

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  • Dale Hauck
    Dale Hauck Mar 28, 2014

    Changed the fuse, radio hasn't come on by itself as of yet.

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Take radio fuse out and clean terminals or replace fuse.

Posted on Mar 27, 2014

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body control module has been known to cause this

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It sounds like a transmission electrical problem (possible pressure control solenoid, or trans fluid pressure switch). Unfortunately to be sure you have to have someone scan for stored codes. Although the problem is intermittent there should be "history codes" saved in the PCM. Hope this helps

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Usaully always near the drivers side under dash or could be between drivers door and dash by chance its not in either place try glove box

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check the fuse box for popped fuse if their is one dont replace yet look at wiring around fuse box,alternator and battery sounds like u may have a short w/the plastic insulation melting [smell]if u done see any bad wiring under hood know its going to be tight but w/a mirrir and a flashlight look under dash at wiring may have burnt a ground or a couple of wires touched if looks good replace fuse and feel wiring if starting to get hot or see or smell smoke pull fese and check the whole wiring system may have to open a few looms to trace but can be done good luck

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