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"no antenna" message

My sirius radio started giving me a "no antenna" message, in addition to the usual "acquiring signal" message. Although I have worked through every possibility of the antenna being somehow disconnected (it is not) this message seems to come completely at random, but now, more and more frequently... BTW, I keep my unit plugged into its dock and even have a securing screw in it to keep it from moving in and out, so I don't think the dock connection is worn out.
Does the message mean anything besides an actual disconnection of the antenna? Anything else I can do? The unit is less than a year old. -Chuck

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  • novadose1970 Jul 25, 2008

    have the same problem this insued till it don,t work at all and says antenna not detteched

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Connections at bottom, push it towards you it will work, mine is doing it too looking for a fix

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It could be the antenna wire is shorted especially if its the lower gauge wire.

Antenna's are fairly inexpensive to replace you could test it by setting a different antenna on the dashboard and see if the previous antenna is bad.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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