Unit not working, antannae signal on roady xt shows recieving signal.....pulled roady out of the dock, and replaced it again with no luck. Is there a way to pull the unit apart and check the connection between the plug in dock and the radio itself? Is there a repair shop in the Portland, Oregon area that will service this unit?
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You need to resolder your antenna port on the dock connector. It's a really easy repair, all you need is a fine tip soldering iron. The antenna jack is on the right of the dock connector, it has 1 middle pin and 1 n-shaped pin that leads to 2 pads on the PCB. Your middle pin most likely has a cracked joint.
check the antenna and see if its grounded out anywhere, like if its chaffed and grouned to the car somewhere. If not try turning on the unit outside of the car or using it in the home dock, if it does the same thing its a problem with your unit or car dock
when it reads antenna it means there something wrong with either the connection or the antenna itself, it could be the location of the antenna or the antenna is going bad. if there is no obstructions on the car blocking the antenna i would advise purchasing a new antenna. you can get one at http://shopdelphi.com/consumers/satradio/xpressrc/
My XM Boombox is also white and it is a Belkin. The folks at Delphi told me the receiver in the boombox is screwed up which over time also screws up the Delphi receiver. Belkin is sending me a new boombox and Delphi is sending me a new Roady XT.
Basically, you just need to have the antenna unplugged when you power up, and push menu right away, then select. Not sure why, but it worked on all of my Roady XTs. On the oldest one I had to push menu more than once. Good luck!
The pins get easily damaged when switching from the car dock to the Belkin boom box. I have to constintly squeeze very ******* the top of the xt in order for it to make contact. Belkin will send you a plastic alignment fixture but it is too late. It still does the same thing.