This is a common problem, mostly caused by corrosion to the circuitry underneath the antenna boot. You may need to replace the antenna itself. Pull off your antenna and check for corrosion. The cost is approx. $80 for the part. This is what the problem with my '04 jetta was and the tdiclub website has a good thread on the problem.
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Many cars with internal antennas do get this problem from corrosion setting into the ground connection outside the vehicle. The best solution for this is to purchase a new external antanna assembly with a mast and have it installed which will greatly improve your reception far better than when it was new
It is the overriding by intersteller priority dimensional language conversion filtering. Nothing to worry about, It can be easily defeated and modulated by tightening your removable Radio Antenae.:-) Good Luck_Ned_
This sounds to me like the antenna wire may have become loose in the back of the radio. It just took a few weeks for it to become free. :) If you can maneuver your arm behind it, you should be able to push the connector back into the hole in the back of the radio. But the safest and most practical way to do it is to remove the radio from the dash and plug it in that way. :)
I hope this helps! Let me know if I can be of further assistance. :)
A static on AM is just interference. Similar to operating a mixer when you are watching TV. You would remember the grains in the TV but no audio disturbance because, video is AM transmitted and audio FM transmitted. A static on AM radio could be due to many factors in the car. The ac system, the music system itself or the engine rpm. The solution does not lie in finding out which is creating the noise, it lies in insulation. Check the antenna and change it if needed. That should fix it.