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The radio just stopped picking up any signal unless I'm within a few miles of the tower

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If your lucky the antenna cable has just come loose at the radio or somewhere along its route to the antenna, more likely that it is an internal problem in the unit

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

  • faughtmike Sep 30, 2010

    could you tell me where to find the cable and antenna ? It has no exterior antenna. Thanks

  • Michael Kent
    Michael Kent Sep 30, 2010

    I'm not familiar with your exact model, but on almost all units there is a cable coming out of the rear of your radio unit about the diameter of tv cable. It pugs in to the chasis and leads to an external antenna whether it be hidden in the body, windsheid or otherwise. If the bmw has an all internal antenna the problem is definitely in the unit and can be diagnosed by your dealer or possibly a shop that works with high end automotive electronics. I'm sorry I can't be of more assistance to you over the internet...

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