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Tuning the radio

When tuning the fm radio station for the first time - i found the selected station and held my finger on the number until it beeps and says "mem" just to the left of the name of station on the display. i thought that would be it but unfortunately, when i leave my car for a period of time, go back and attach the face again, it has lost all the stations i had saved. please help.

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I agree. In laymans terms switch te red and yellow wires around on the harness for your stereo and you should be good to go

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Take the Memory wire (yellow) and connect it to your power wire that goes to your battery, and then take your main B+ wire and connect it to yourpower wire from the ignition.... This should definately solve your problem!!

Posted on Aug 17, 2007

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You have two "hot" wires going to the radio. One is the main B+ power and the other is for the "mem" function which keeps clock time and radio station presets in memory. Make sure that you have 12 volts to the memory wire (blown fuse?) If you do then you may have a problem that requires a trip to your local repair guy. Do you loose your preset stations when you turn off your car and leave the face in place (wait several minutes before turning car ignition back on)? If that is so, then you most likley don't have B+ to your memory wire. Good luck.

Posted on Aug 17, 2007

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