Question about Car Audio & Video
I replaced my car battery last night. After replacing it, I can no longer receive XM satellite radio. It worked fine prior to battery replacement. If I tune to channel 0, it says ''Radio ID'', but does not display the radio ID. It used to display it. I suspect that removing the car battery caused the radio to lose the ID number. I called tech support at XM and they said that I have a bad connection to the XM receiver and need to take the car to a dealership. I don't believe this to be the case, since it worked perfectly just prior to changing the battery. She did try ''sending me a signal'', whatever she means by that. I had to leave it turned on for 20 minutes, which I did, but it still isn't working. I can receive am / fm stereo fine as well as play CDs, but no XM.
I read through the manual online, and didn't find anything that that looked helpful.
I THINK that I need to do some sort of reset that will refresh the radio ID, but haven't found any info to support that belief.
There should be a reset on the xm box itself if not the alpine has one on the face its a small button the size of a pen tip on the face or behind the face plate..this should do it
Posted on Nov 28, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Alpine CDA-9856
Do you have to run in AUX to get XM Radio? Your receiver and unit sound like its ok. This could be a problem with your provider. Contact your provider and their tech dept can help you organise a solution. Is your radio, XM ready?
Posted on Mar 10, 2008
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