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Poor radio reception 04 Jetta

It seems that with clearer, sunny weather, I have poor radio reception in my 2004 VW Jetta. What could the problem be?

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It may be more of a design flaw oppose to a actual problem. However, you can purchase signal booster that simply plug between the radio and the cars antenna.

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YOU MISSING ANTENNA OR ITS BROKEN.

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