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Only on/off chimes come through radio

The category readout in the lower lefthand corner is stuck on aux-in, the antenna signal is strong but not getting through the receiver. how do I change the input source?

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  • kennethk Feb 21, 2008

    I was able to separate the contacts by tapping on the front of the dock with my finger. (low tech) It seems to be working fine now. Thank you for the input it was very helpful.



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The input source is controlled by contacts in the actual input on the side of the radio. It sounds like the contact for an aux connection is stuck closed. The contacts need to be separated, and probably the only way to do this is to disassemble the radio. If it is under warranty (less than a year old), I would suggest calling SIRIUS warranty for a replacement. If not, and you don't feel comfortable taking the unit apart, find someone who is because the unit is most likely salvageable!

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