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Surius Can not find antenna

Hi I am new at this....Installed SP4 today. Unit can not find the antenna.
I installed in 2001 VW Passat
can you help?

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VW Passat...meaning new car I gather. Take it back to the dealer to have the tech there look under the dash at the connection. Some times it comes disconnected there...or either that the antenna may have been pinched upone install or the unit it self is faulty...relay error!

Posted on May 12, 2008

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A couple of possibilities all based on the assumption that the unit actually turns on.

1. Broken or disconnected antenna wire.
2. Broken antenna (The antenna is powered from the unit)
3. Broken unit.

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