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Cracking sound from Radio Speakers

Radio is on while driving, Arrived at where I wanted to go, Time to leave again, Start car, Out of the radio speakers comes a sound like when there is a thunderstorm, AM station, loud cracking sound. Sometimes the radio comes on and it works OK, sometimes you have to turn radio off and then on again to get it to work.

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  • newman7501 Jul 14, 2008

    I have the same problem in my 02 Monte Carlo. Heard it has something to with an amp wire that is worn or rotted, can not find out any other info.

  • hdboomer Jul 19, 2008

    The radio was replaced by the dealer and this fixed the problem.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Radio works and you can hear music but there is a thumping sound coming through

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I disconnected the amp and ran jumper wires for the proper speakers (two wires per speaker eight total) . Basically I bypassed the amp now all speakers work and sound fine.

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