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AM Reception I just reinstalled the Kenwood KDC 222 in a different car. The AM reception has a lot of static now, the FM is fine. I hooked up the factory radio again, that is fine on both AM and FM. Is there an adjustment on the radio itself for reception?

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What kind of car are you driving. on some cars the antenna need to be extended in order to recieve am reception.

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