Radio not working

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Re: Radio not working

Post by tejb1 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:45 pm

Do these radios have an onboard battery (cr2032 or similar) or caps or do they simply take power from the car battery? If there's some internal power supply that may stop a full reset from working unless thats disconnected too? Thinking aloud!

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Re: Radio not working

Post by brooky » Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:48 pm

I have not seen anywhere a descrition of an internal battery on these radios, they have a permanent live from battery which maintains the code memory and a switched live

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Re: Radio not working

Post by Stish704 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:04 pm

Well, I put in the cd player for the weekend to download and it worked fine. Will try the ford radio again when I get a minute. Hectic at moment!
On another positive note, travelled nearly 400 miles the weekend in it and run like a dream. Gutless but it is a 1.6 !
Comfy, quiet and nothing like the Capri. Never replace the Capri though!

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Re: Radio not working

Post by Jasonmarie » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:21 am

Glad she’s up and going and you have sounds in the car , I here it was muddy at download ? But glad you had a good time :cool:
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Re: Radio not working

Post by Stish704 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:20 am

Just an update. After reading through all the comments and advice I finally got it working.
I left the key in position one as stated, left it for about 30 minutes and voila! Entered code and we now have a working radio!
Thanks again folks, where would we all be without you!

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Re: Radio not working

Post by andyd » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:29 am

Stish704 wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:20 am
Just an update. After reading through all the comments and advice I finally got it working.
I left the key in position one as stated, left it for about 30 minutes and voila! Entered code and we now have a working radio!
Thanks again folks, where would we all be without you!
:cool:

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Re: Radio not working

Post by Jasonmarie » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:13 am

Nice one steve .
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Re: Radio not working

Post by Stish704 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:08 am

Meant to say, thanks to brooky for the info!

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