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Radio reception is weak

Ok i installed my ddx 6019 and my radio signal is weak. i can only pick up two stations and when i seek nothing is picked up at all. It was previously installed in my truck and worked great , but i unhooked it and put it back in and now it is not working the same. Could you tell me what wires i may have forgot to hook up?

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It sounds like you dont have the antannae wire all the way in the wires wouldnt have anything to do with reception but the cable for the antanae would if if it not making doog contact.

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Please reinstall antenna wire in player properly and make sure that wire is not broken.

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The antennae

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