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Navigation & Audio Antenna issue

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Old 09-24-2018, 06:29 AM
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Antenna issue

Quick question. Switched iver head unit and my fm stations are terrible. I bought the adapter for the antenna, but is there an amplified unit im missing. 06 r53. Thanks.
 
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Old 01-03-2019, 11:26 AM
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Did you ever figure it out? I upgraded my audio system, but barely get any FM stations... I believe I may have had some trouble with the factory unit, but the new one definitely has trouble picking up stations.
 
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Was the power antenna wire on the new head unit connected? Even though a car doesn’t have a “power antenna”, they often have an antenna amplifier/module and the power antenna or remote turn on lead is needed for reception.

 
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Old 01-03-2019, 08:14 PM
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Was the power antenna wire on the new head unit connected? Even though a car doesn’t have a “power antenna”, they often have an antenna amplifier/module and the power antenna or remote turn on lead is needed for reception.

it may not have been. I noticed there were a few wires on the OEM harness that are not being used with the adapter harness. I figured they weren’t important. Guess I need to find a wire diagram and get it hooked in to the remote wire. Thanks!
 
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