w124 coupe no radio signal

horgantrevor

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hi i have a friend that has no radio signal the usual items have been checked

the model radio is mexico typ 2330 becker cd radio fitted from factory

is their a amp in this car for the radio in the rear pillar

any help would be great

we have noise from speakers just no radio signal
 
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it wont extend fully but all connectors are good checked all but i never checked if their was a radio amp in the rear pillar like the w202 for the RF and IR signal
 

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Not usually a radio amp in the normal setup- just a straight coaxial cable. Possibly a bad /corroded antenna ground strap to earth connection where it attaches to the car body or broken antenna strap
 

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On my estate there is no signal atall untill the antenne is fully up.

How far dose it go? A w124 has quite a tall mast.
 
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it only goes up about a foot

its a friends car he only called for a small while the other nite so i didnt have much time too look at it as he had to go

ill keep you posted

thx again for the help
 

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No amplifier but our estate had a second junction connection in the drivers footwell. When we got the car the radio signal was rubbish. On investigating there were 3 different aerial leads presumably from various new aerials fitted in the life of the car. Turned out the current aerial was not connected to the lead going to the radio.
 
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yes ill see the car again soon ill have more info then


thank you for the ideas to check ill post back
 

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