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Radio reception

Post by crabacle » Sun May 09, 2004 10:45 pm

To check the functioning of the aerial there is a diagnostic mode. Switch IGN and audio on, then press and hold power. Then press preset button two and release both when you hear a beep. The display should then show a reception level (0-10).
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Re: Radio reception

Post by warpc0il » Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:58 pm

If you get noise/interference only when the heated rear window is switched ON, that's a sign that the noise filter has failed.

It's a small box fitted under the parcel shelf, #10 in this diagram.

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They're not that expensive new and there should be loads of used ones around, as it's still a fairly rare failure and every car that's been broken had one.

For replacement and testing instructions see[urlw=http://www.rx8ownersclub.co.uk/forum/vi ... 58&t=35629]the Service Materials[/urlw]

under
Workshop Manual
ENTERTAINMENT
NOISE FILTER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
Rear Window Defroster Noise Filter

see also
NOISE FILTER INSPECTION
Rear Window Defroster Noise Filter
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