DAB radio reception

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  1. fordgt40

    fordgt40 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Has anybody a clue to why the radio on my brand new W205 C63S doesn’t pick up as many stations as my last W205 C63, the signal strength where I live is very strong and all my radios in the house and my other car have no trouble.
     
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    baxlin Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Do you have such as a dashcam plugged into the 12v socket? That's a fairly common cause.
     
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    fordgt40 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    No, I know that can cause problems, it receives about 10 stations all good clear reception, my old one had may be 25 plus all strong and clear.
     
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    esscee Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    May require a software update, check with the dealer.
     
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    fordgt40 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    What a numpty I feel, been out in the car today, first drive in two days and as if by magic all the stations are back, very odd.
     
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    Quackers Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Lol, that's digital for you!
     
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    garycat Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    If you were parked near buildings while trying to tune it in, the signal could have been blocked. Its best to tune when in the middle of an open car park.
     
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    fordgt40

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    In the new ones there is no facility to tune in to stations, I think it does it automatically wherever you go.
     

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