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Sirius receiver display

The display on my Sirius sportster replay is dim and will not brighten up on the manual or automatic setting. Can tis be repaired?

Marty Fox

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  • Fox8706 Sep 01, 2008

    I have already checked the manual and I do not think it is a configuration problem.

  • Fox8706 Sep 01, 2008

    Suben,
    How do you change the rear lamp bulb. Can I do this myself. What kind of bulb is it?

  • Fox8706 Sep 01, 2008

    I have the original strong transmitter and I believe that if I send it to Sirius they are obligated to weaken the transmitter

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That's is the effect of some parts loosen,crack or cold solder joints,that can caused can't supply exact voltages,causing the bulb to dim.The solution is to reworks or resolder all the solder joints so it works normally.If you have a knowledge of electronics you can do it to yourself. If not find a repairman or bring it to a shop maybe i cost $50...

Hope this may help;

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Call tech support at Sirius.com. Usually when they are broken they will send you a new unit. Either the same model or a new model depending on whats available. They may ask for you old one back as well.

Your better off dealing with Sirius to get it fixed since it is a paid service you are paying for rather than dealing with a third party company to get it fixed and relying on them to get parts for.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    Tim Babcock Sep 01, 2008

    I don't about the transmitter getting a weaker signal but another problem with using the FM transmitter is most FM channels are full in bigger markets making it difficult to find an emptly station in the first place.



    A direct FM adaptor solves that problem. You will get a better signal for playback on your radio than the transmitter. They sell for about $19.99 on Sirius.com and they are easy to install.





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I would try and call sirius they might replace to keep your business!!

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Have to change the rear lamp bulb.

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Look for the manual of your device and see if can be configure.

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There is a rear lamp lightening display. The bulb is gone and need to be replaced.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    Ginko Sep 01, 2008

    If you take out the original bulb you can find spares at any electronic component shop.

    Otherwise call 773 772 4340 and enquiry here to get the replacement:

    SIRIUS Replacement Parts | TSS-Radio

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