I'm having a problem with my 1990 240 DL Radio. I do'nt have the radio manual and can't seem to get any of my radio station changes programmed in so they will stay associated with each station button (1 to 5). What is the radio station setting process. Thanks
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You don't set these buttons. The traffic button scans Radio Data Service (RDS) information from radio stations near you for Traffic information. The Info button changes what RDS information is displayed for the current station.
The numbered preset buttons are the only buttons on the radio you can program. Too program a preset, tune the station desired and hold the numbered preset button down until you hear a beep.
1. Connect the FM antenna and the AM loopantenna at the back of the unit. Rotate the AM loop for better reception.
2. Press AM/FM.
3. Tune a station by pressing TUNER+/-repeatedly until the desired station is found.Alternatively, you can press and hold thesame buttons down for about one second toactivate the automatic search function. Inthis mode the unit will automatically tunefrequencies until it finds a station.
4. Repeat step 3 to tune to another radio station.
5. Press AM/FMto select between FM and AM.Storing Radio Stations
The unit can store up to 40 radio stations (30 preset stations for FM and 10 preset stations for AM) in its memory. You can enter every single radio station yourself or the unit can store all available radio stations automatically in ascending order
Automatic Preset Programming
1. Press AM/FM to enter the AM/FM mode.
2. Press and hold AM/FM for two seconds to start automatic preset programming.
3. Radio frequencies will be browsed and radiostations stored automatically. When all the available radio stations are stored or all 40(30 preset stations for FM and 10 preset stations for AM) memory locations are full,the auto preset programming function will stop.
1. Tune to a radio station (see "Manual tuning"for details).
2. Press MEMORY. While the Program Preset number is still flashing, input your desired preset number using the numeric buttons or press CH+/-, then press MEMORY to store it.
Retrieving Preset Stations
1. Press AM/FM to enter the Tuner mode.
2. Press CH +/- to search up or down for thepreset stations or directly press the numeric buttons.
I have come to find out that in the 90's auto makers started installing factory amplifiers in their cars so they could use low wattage stereos in the dash. It's usually a blue wire off the stereo that runs the amp, maybe it couldve become disconnected? I also know that even if you put in an after market stereo, this wire must be hooked up or you'll get no sound from the speakers. hope this helps.
May just be the wiring of the car or maybe something is loose or became disconnected. If the radio has been removed then that's an easy problem to get. It may also be the anti-theft system. Some vehicles can be very difficult to install a stereo system or any other add-on because of the way it's wired for the anti-theft.
I have also heard that some of the Jettas had wiring problems that were hard to trace. I know someone who had one that was an early 2000 model.
Try to find out if there were any recalls about that, but I would probably just get another one installed at some place that's experienced with radio installations because they would know how to wire these thing in. Hope this helps
Tune to the first and lowest station on the band that you want and push and hold button number one (in the row of buttons immediately below the station display) until the number shows on the display and flashes. Pre-set one is now that station. Repeat, using button two for the next, and so on, until you have all the stations you want programmed.
THIS IS NOT SOMETHING YOU CAN FIX IT IS A SMALL CIRCUIT BOARD INSIDE THE RADIO THAT RUNS THE DISPLAY AND BUTTONS FOR STATION CHANGE ETC. THE ONLY WAY TO FIX IT IS TO PULL THE RADIO OUT AND SEND IT TO A AUTHORIZED GM/STAURN ELECTRONICS REPAIR CENTER, THEY ARE THE ONLY ONES THAT HAVE THE PARTS AND REPAIR MANUALS.
This is not a fuse problem, it is a burnt out display backlight bulb, you have to pull the radio out of the dash and remove the top cover of the radio, you will see a tiny bulb socket, twist it out, replace that little bulb.