Entertainment Electronics 1st Gen Radio static - most likely a bad ground?

Discussion in 'Tuning and Performance' started by alwzopn, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. alwzopn

    alwzopn New Member

    Jul 1, 2010
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    My R52's radio has been unbelievably static-filled since I got it a few months ago. I can't listen to it because there is usually more static than sound. The R56 I had before that had a great-sounding radio, with almost no static at all.

    Am I right in assuming that this is probably a bad ground? The CD and AUX both sound fine, with no static whatsoever.

    And if it's a bad ground, where do I start looking? My Bentley manual doesn't seem to have much guidance here.
  2. ScottinBend

    ScottinBend Space Cowboy
    Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Bend, OR USA
    +2,677 / 1 / -0
    I had the same problem with my car. The ground attachment on the back of the unit went bad. Got a new unit under warranty, but it could have been repaired.

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