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Radio problem with 98 Century.

I recently had a dead battery and since I jump started it, the radio has not worked. I bought the car 2 years ago and this is the first time I have had to replace the battery. According to the owners manual, the radio will display LOC if the lock is on. The radio is displaying nothing. There is power going to the radio because the buttons are lit at night. I have no radio and am about to go crazy. Any suggestions???

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