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RAQ AM/FM stereo radio with six-disc by Mopar

I recently bought a used 2001 PT Cruiser Limited with a Mopar RAQ AM/FM stereo radio with six-disc. I had to order the six-disc cassette, which was missing. When I turn on the player it shows the cd is playing in the hand held remote, although the radio stays on instead. I have tried holding the tape/cd button and reconnecting all the wires. Nothing looks broken and the two fuses I found are fine. Any ideas why my stereo doesn't recognize the cd player is on?

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  • gragnik May 16, 2008

    I troubleshooted this problem all day. I held buttons, checked wire connections, talked to dealerships, and Techs.

    Coming home I decided to hold the power button on the hand held remote. An option of frequency popped up on the screen. I selected a frequency and changed my radio to it. Once I placed a CD it began to play. Whooohooo!

    To some this may seem an obvious solution, although I could not get this answer anywhere. The oldest manual I could look at for free was for 2004 models. I am happy it only cost me all day and $42.22 for the cassette. ;)

  • gragnik May 22, 2008

    Hold the power button on the remote, then select a frequency. It would already be assigned to a frequency, but you can change it slightly.



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