CD Changer

Patrick Yam pkyam at
Mon Aug 11 11:19:36 EDT 2003

Yes. I've tried 88.7 and there is absolutely no signal there. Where can a
new modulator be obtained from?

Thanks! PAt

----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Rose" <pjrose at>
To: "Patrick Yam" <pkyam at>
Cc: <200q20v at>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 10:25 AM
Subject: Re: CD Changer

> At 8:11 AM -0500 8/11/03, Patrick Yam wrote:
> >Does anyone know if there is a fix for a poorly transmitting CD Changer?
> >tune into 88.3 and it sounds like bad reception.
> With the OEM (Sony?) unit, are two frequency settings possible (via a
> switch on the FM modulator). Have you tried tuning your receiver to
> the other frequency-- 88.7 Mhz? Also, that modulator switch has been
> known to become lodged, inadvertantly, in the middle--so that neither
> frequency will work.
> The poor transmission is not necessarily a fault of the "CD changer"
> itself; it is possibly caused by a defective FM modulator unit, which
> is located (buried) above the front passenger footwell ductwork.  In
> my car, the symptom was that the CD would always play OK at
> first--for about 5 minutes--then faded out to static. Replaced the
> modulator and solved the problem.
> Phil
> --
> Phil Rose Rochester, NY USA
> '91 200q (140K, Lago blue)
> '91 200q   (64K, Tornado red) mailto:pjrose at

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