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rubbish radio reception here is why !

Discussion in 'Altea - includes XL and Freetrack' started by mac music, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. grimble

    grimble Leon Mk2 2006 2.0 TFSI

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    Is it really that simple? I was frightened off by someone telling me airbags at the side could go off when you tamper with the lining, thus causing more grief and expense, -
    I'm starting to lose faith in my mechanic!
     
  2. mac music

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    well i have taken the trim off a few times & used the SEAT method of thumping them back into place :crash: with out a problem

    by looks a white band has to be loosened in a crash to set em off

    but dont quote me on that

    mm
     
  3. deadphill

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    Hi Guys

    I replaced my HU some time back for a JVC which has dual input for standard FM and the ISO connection for DAB.

    I managed to find an adapter which would take the FAKRA input the car supplies and then split this out to the dual inputs of din and FAKRA inputs my HU has. I have taken 12v from the blue aerial line to power it and I get varying results. Both FM and DAB are degraded compared to the FM signal when I had the factory fitted radio in.

    It has been a few years this has been fitted, so I was wondering if anyone knows if I might have done this wrong or if I should just stick to getting DAB through the aerial and forgetting FM altogether.

    I will try and check back with the model of the head unit, but I am at work right now which does not facilitate just being able to get up and walk out!

    Cheers

    Phill
     
  4. aggie

    aggie Active Member

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    I am still in trouble with my after market radio/sat nav With the engine switch off it works perfetly no interference. But as soon as the engine is running I have interference. I have fitted the booster as recommended by crispdust and the earthing is a ok. But the interference is driving me mad with the engine switched off the radio reception is perfect. Any advice would be appreciated
     
  5. processpaul

    processpaul Active Member

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    Just changed mine on 2005 year, part number listed here was not correct for my car. It has a fixed thread where the aerial screws in.

    Part number from tps was 5P0035501. £16.40
     
  6. Wizkid005

    Wizkid005 Active Member

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    Anyone got an eBay link or something? Thanks

    Sent from my E6853 using Tapatalk
     
  7. JonnyO

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    Many thanks for the advice in this thread. I've just changed my aerial base and now have perfect radio signal in my Freetrack. Happy days!
     

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