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Antenna lead

Postby mk1divemaster » Mon May 28, 2018 7:28 am

Hi all ,
Radio signal has suddenly became non existent , wondering if its unit or antenna lead ?
I've checked connections at head unit and antenna both are fine , wondering wether it may have split somewhere along its length? Where does the lead travel through car? Any ideas to sort this problem please :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: Antenna lead

Postby blackyb » Mon May 28, 2018 3:39 pm

Not scientific, but if you have an old aerial floating about, connect it up and see if you get a radio signal, if so then the old aerial (antenna) is the problem. I had this on a previous mx with a remote antenna, and it was a fault within the mast, used the existing lead to connect a new one up to and it worked fine.
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Re: Antenna lead

Postby Mazda Mender » Tue May 29, 2018 6:28 am

The cable runs from the boot along the drivers sill in some trunking and to the HU, i would also try another HU, does everything else work to get noise out of it?
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Re: Antenna lead

Postby mk1divemaster » Tue May 29, 2018 6:50 am

Yep cd works but no signal
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Re: Antenna lead

Postby Colin S » Tue May 29, 2018 11:34 pm

Is it a Sony head unit?

I had this problem on my Mk 2 with the Sony unit fitted from new. There is apparently a known problem where the radio ceases to work.

I think it is probably only a small component failed or dry joint somewhere, but it was cheaper to buy another from that well known auction site. I did have a bit of a result as I bid on and won a head unit with mini disk and CD autochanger which turned out to be within walking distance of home.
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Re: Antenna lead

Postby Mazda Mender » Wed May 30, 2018 6:21 am

Sounds like the HU at fault, I agree with Colin the bay of e as some great HU for around £40,,,i'll find you a link of the ones we now use...
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Re: Antenna lead

Postby mk1divemaster » Wed May 30, 2018 12:05 pm

Cheers Wayne :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: Antenna lead

Postby Mazda Mender » Wed May 30, 2018 8:27 pm

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Re: Antenna lead

Postby mk1divemaster » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:04 am

Got new unit works fine :text-thankyouyellow:

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