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GE spacemaker under cabinet radio has very poor reception on AM. Can I somehow add an external antenna?

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  • WEN BROOK Apr 07, 2012

    if radio has a light for your counter turn on as well as radio. the radio will be static free
    after 30 min. must heat the part up inside the unit then the radio is static free. but you have to keep the light if you want the radio to work.

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OK, I found out what the problem is.
ON my GE 7-5402 Spacemaker under-cabinet radio, the FM was only static. I've opened it up and there is a component which is failing. When I used a heat gun on the circuit for about 5-10 seconds, it started working and it stopped again when it cooled off. After some time I isolated which component it was that needed the heat in order to work. Here's where to find it:
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This transistor is the problem and I believe if it is replaced, the FM radio should work. I'm going to try it and see what happens. I think I found the right one online for less than $1.
Hope that helps you guys!

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