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My str-de845 receiver won't tune in radio stations. It is parked on 94.9FM and the tuning -, fm/am, and fm mode buttons do absolutely nothing. I have to connect my mp3 player via the cd input in order to get fm stations. Any suggestions?

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SOURCE: Sony CDX-SW200 AM/FM/CD unit

I'm not completely certain about yours, but on most Sony decks you can get to a manual tuning mode by pressing and holding the seek buttons. In other words, if you press and release the tuning button, it will automatically jump to the next channel. If you press and hold the button for a second, it should beep and possibly start flashing an "M" on the screen. After that, it should stop scanning when you release the button, without jumping to the next station.

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SOURCE: Sony STR-AV770 AM/FM Tuning

If your going to buy an antenna you could do some research at cccrane.com. They might be able to help you with the other problem too.

Posted on May 15, 2008

SOURCE: protector mode SONY STR D1011S am fm receiver

I've had this happen, it's when you have speaker wires crossed.....

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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b coz you will replaced the tuner board
for that?

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SOURCE: Don't receive hardly any FM stations

Well I would consult your manual.  Home receivers usually dont have the same amplification factors that a mobile unit does as far as sensitivity.  But for best results make sure that you are using the supplied antenna, and put aluminum foil over it.  This will help amplify the signal.  Also consult the manual as to weather there is a setting for DX or Local.  If there is, make sure that it is not set to local.

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