[s-cars] Rice Crispies in my radio....

Kent McLean kentmclean at mindspring.com
Wed Jan 25 11:02:11 EST 2006

Young, Steve wrote:
> Yesterday when I shut off the ignition my 95.5 Avant, there was a deafening
> "pop-crackle" through the speakers after about a one to two second delay.

Sounds like the problems the V8 people have/had with their Boses.
IIRC, the capacitors in the amplifiers degrade over time, causing
the popping.  On the V8s, acid leaks would cause fires, so some
of them were recalled.

I'd put my money on your speaker amplifiers dying a noisy death.

Kent McLean
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke

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