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Tuning problems Hey there...i hav a deh-p3500 cd player in my girlf car, the problem im having is with the tuner. It will only scan the odd numbers eg. 96.1 - 96.3 - 96.5 and so on and not the even numbers eg. 96.2 - 96.4 etc etc.....and in the area i live most the radio stations are of course of even frequency's :( Any help as to why or how i may fix this would be much appreciated?? Thanks

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Re: Tuning problems

Some radios have a tiny switch accessable from the outside of the radio that selects the frequency "pattern" that the radio will recieve. You will have to pull the radio out of the dash of your car and look all around the top, bottom, and sides of the radio untill you find a small rectangular hole about the size of a kitchen match head. Usually beside the hole will be some numbers stamped into the metal that say which position the switch is in. Just select the other position. (There are only two choices). If you cannot find this switch or if it doesn't exist, then with the owners manual, you may need to do the switching electronicly by pushing a combination of the front buttons. If both of these techniques fail, then you may just be out of luck. One other chance is to reset the radio to manufacturers settings and hope that it is what you want. Of course, you will loose all your preset stations when you do. If you can't find out how to do a reset, then just remove all power from the radio (acc and memory) and wait about 30 minutes and then reconnect the power. The long and short of it is that the owners manual will tell you how to do what you are trying to do, if it can be done. Good luck.

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