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Pothole ruined stock radio

I drove over a pothole and lost reception to my stock radio on my 2005 Pontiac G6 GT.  There was EXCESSIVE static on all major radio stations.  I took it to the dealership and they replaced the antenna module it seemed to slightly fix the problem.  Then 2 days later we were back to where we started.  The dealership then replaced the entire car radio thinking it was something internal in the radio.  I picked up my car and then the next day the reception was AWFUL!  They have no idea how to fix it and it is driving me crazy.  Do you have any ideas about what the problem might be?  Thank you!

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  • BLEWICKI91 Feb 24, 2008

    I have no idea how to ground a radio.  How would you go about doing that?  

  • BLEWICKI91 Feb 24, 2008

    I'm sorry...I would still have no idea how to do that.  There is no metal that I can see on my radio.

  • BLEWICKI91 Feb 25, 2008

    Thank you Pierre.  I'll keep you posted on the problem.


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If you whant to make a fast test use a piece of wire ground the radio with it let me know new radio ,antenna wiring problem left let me know

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  • pierre laplante Feb 24, 2008

    you take a wire connect it to metal of the car and put it to the metal of the radio thats gronding the radio let me know pierre

  • pierre laplante Feb 24, 2008

    you have to remove the radio the casing off the radio is metal you put the wire on that if you cant remove the radio go to a shop or back to the dealer you have warranty its there problem i know it drive you crazy but if you play with it you gonna give them a reason to void our warranty pierre


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