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My AM stations do not work. They are all programmed in but no sound at all. Also will not scan and hold on AM stations. The FM channels are fine. This just occurred yesterday.

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There is a TSB on this from Volvo. The problem is in the antenna amplifier. The dealer will need to "Install Brass Tab in Antenna Amplifier"
The part is approx. $7, the labor is about a C note. Try to get them to fix it for free, since there is a TSB on this problem. Good luck.

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Sounds like a bad antenna ground, have the dealer check this out.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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is the engine running?

for get the portable, some have vastly better a/m radios than any car has. in fact many cars radios a/m OR of horrid quality.

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answering for , all other modes work perfect, but AM radio..

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Here is the link to the owners manual which you can download if you wish:

http://owner.ford.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Owner/Page/OwnerGuidePage&year=1996&make=Lincoln&model=Continental

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