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Re: Re: Radio Questions
crutchfield sells the removal tools; however, get 4 ~ 1/8" drill bits, stick
in the holes at the corners, push them to the outside (i.e, left & right).
radio should pull out; the power leads are in the largest of the three multi-
pin connectors. You should notice two antenna leads; the upper one
is the front; the lower the rear.
manual sez if AM dead, check rear amplifier; if both dead, check both
amplifiers. I would doubt that it is wire, but by above procedure you should
get access to radio antenna connectors; do a continuity check to rear
amplifier connectro to eliminate wire as a problem.
Ray Calvo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
1990 Coupe Quattro
In a message dated 96-09-10 18:32:59 EDT, you write:
<< Subj: Re: Radio Questions
Date: 96-09-10 18:32:59 EDT
I did those tests, but the direction to replace the amplifier if all
tests pass neglects the possibility that the intermediate coax cable
is broken or that the radio AM portion is broken. I'm a tad loath to
spend $100/$150 for a new amplifier (or $??? for a used one) until I
test the cable and radio.
Next I have to find out how to get the radio out of the dash without
removing the power; I did not get the code with the radio.
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