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Sirius Stiletto 10 - Upgraded software for the first time (per "technical bulletins on Sirius website) and now when radio plays only for a few minutes it starts making a "cd skipping noise." Was all day on phone with Sirius and had one person trying help me but then got disconnected. Second person spent hours with me, and finally today was able to perform the Device Recovery but still am having the same problem. Is there any hope? I love this player and there are none being sold like it anymore. Are there places that do repairs on these radios? Thank you!

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Unfortunately, a lot of electrical problems are not being fixed these days, due to the construction and surface mount components and the microminiaturization of components on boards. In short, the boards are simply replaced, at a premium, if parts are still available. The only place that will have the parts will be Sirius Support facilities, and you would have to contact them for possible help. This really sounds like a download problem and software issue, but since resetting the device didn't work, you migh try seeing if you could try downloadinganother upgrade, and overwriting the bad software, but I don't know if this is possible, since I've never done it.
If all fails, you might keep an eye out on Ebay for one, and get lucky.
You can try to stop by some Car Audio Shops and chat with some of the boys there- there's a chance they've seen this problem and know if anything can be done.
Anyway, wish I had better news, but good luck and hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 29, 2011

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