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Power but no signal

Last night all was well with my Sirius Sportster. Today, I have power (the startup screen) but there is nothing else. No "searching for signal" , no tones at turn on or off. My presets are gone. I did not lose power in the car other than shutting off the engine as normal (which was never a problem before). My connections are all tight ,my aux connector is in and the antenna wire appears fine (if it weren't, it would seem the unit would issue a "no signal" message). The blue sirius logo screen looks nice but it sure would be nicer to actually have some music. I'm only two weeks into my subscription. Thanks. Harleydude

Posted by Jim Harris on

  • jdwrench May 11, 2009

    I also have this problem. If I go into the menu screen it is like the memory has been wiped. I assume this is a eprom failure or ECM ( electronic counter measures ) from Sirius to get rid of pre FCC units. Regardless if I have to upgrade to one of the new low power FM broadcast units I doubt I will renew my subscription.

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Anonymous

I have the same problem.I called their support line (1-800-869-5187) and they had a reset procedure to follow. I tried it and it didn't work for me. They said my unit seemed to be on it's way out and needed a new one.They actually offered several models to me at no charge, just shipping and handling. ron.

Posted on Jun 17, 2007

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Anonymous

I am running into the same exact issue. I have had my Sportster about 14 months now and this is the first problem I've encountered. We had a cold night in the low 20s and the next morning the Sportster started in with these issues. It's been two weeks now and I have the same exact issues (have power, all connections in tact, no "no signal" message, etc.). Sirius recommended a factory reset through the menu option. I was able to do that, but the problem was not corrected. If anyone has any advice here, please let us know..... Thank you. -Peter

Posted on Mar 02, 2007

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