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I have a JBL MR-17 marine radio CD player. The CD player works fine the tuner will not detect any stations and just scans through both AM and FM. I have checked the antenna and everything looks fine.

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  • dwilkinson Jul 02, 2008

    Tried that it still does not detect or play the station, just silence

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Check the antenna its connection and also try replace the antenna .its only because of antenna.

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Have you tried a bigger/better antennae? Have you tried any other radios to see if they repeat the problem?
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Lee

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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    Lee A. Jul 02, 2008

    Keep us posted.
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While tuning it ll just keep on scanning..
if you know the station range or signal like 101.4 press the tune button at that point...else it ll keep on continue the scan process

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3possible problem, there could be a bad reception, a loose antenna, or there was a problem on the internal resistor for antenna signals

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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    micromaster Jul 01, 2008

    basically, first check the antenna connections into the player, it could be cut or loose...



    let me know

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