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Receiver is 'cutting out' on radio signals

This is an old '70's receiver, Technics SA-5080.  It has always had problems receiving FM radio signals, and frequently 'cuts out'.  Any ideas?  I'm considering just buying a newer, smaller version. Thanks!

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Does the volume go down or just signal fade?

You will need to take the top off and carfully use a air can to blow out all the dust that has accumulated in the back of the tuning knob housing. Then, very carefully spray a very small amount of WD-40 into that housing. Only one or two shots. A SHOT IS A SINGLE BURST - Like the time it takes to blink. Then turn the knob slowly back and forth about 2 times to each end. This should fix it! THanks, Mark

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