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Radio crackles
Usually happens when I hit a hard bump or wiggle the radio up and down. Checked the wiring on the speakers and have replaced them and the main amp. I have a fm modulator than plugs in the cigarette ligher and the sound comes through one of the off stations and it crackles then too. My mechanic said it's probably a bad radio. Any suggestions?
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#1 04-26-2009, 12:14 PM,
If you've got the stock radio, try pulling the radio and checking the connecter at the back. If the contact's look good I'd suggest use a pick to slightly bend the contact springs up a touch, BUT be VERY gentle while doing this as you can damage them easely!

Good luck with her!
1985 Limited Edition
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#2 04-26-2009, 12:32 PM,
The connectors on the radio or inside the slot it goes in or both? Thanks.
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#3 04-26-2009, 01:28 PM,
I pulled mine before making my original post and the spring contact's are located on the back of the radio. I've got the Type III and I believe you've got the Type II but I believe the connector is nearly the same.
1985 Limited Edition
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#4 04-26-2009, 01:41 PM,
I had a simular problem. I took the radio out put some dielectric greese on the contacts with good results. Good luck
1986 Aspencade
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#5 04-26-2009, 02:10 PM,
Thanks, I will try both.
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#6 04-26-2009, 04:26 PM,


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