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Engine noise through sirius

Hi, just put my sportster in to a different truck, I am having trouble with it now. Getting engine noise through speakers when sirius is plugged in through aux cable to stereo. I play my mp3 through the same cable and no noise. If I play the sirius through the fm transmitter it is also fine. Have tried getting power from another plug in the truck and get same result. Help please.

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First check fo good ground on lighter socket sometimes manufacture's use whats called a floating ground which is one wire connecting every socket for a ground . This creates what is called a ground loop and can create noise. Instead of rewiring try an inline noise filter. check with your local car audio store. Hope this helps. If not write back.

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