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hello every one...as anyone had troubles with radio (AM FM)....mine just died :baffled:i was riding and the display showes 600 on the chanell display when i push on (loc and distance ) buttons the last channel i had on shows on the display but no sound at all

it did that 2 weeks ago for a very short priod and got back on its own but this time it's dead 4 real :pumpkin:...:bat:

I was told that the tuner is not part of the radio itself that it was someware in the fals tank HELP help help HELP HELP.......................

by the way the casette deck has been dead 4 years ...........
 

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On your bike the radio is self contained, all in one unit.Remove the radio by inserting the ignition key into the keyhole to the right of the radio, turn it to unlock the radio and pull it out. Clean the contacts with contact cleaner and a pencil eraser, pry the contact fingers up a little bit and see it that helps. If not do a search on Sierra on this forum, they repair these radios and cassette players.
 

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Paul is right, the radio is self contained on the gl1200. On the gl1100 it was al modular, amp, tuner etc were all seperate and hidden in the fairing. Try the contact cleaning trick and see if that helps.
 

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Thanks folks :waving: i will try it and will let know the results ....
 

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Thanks a lot guys:clapper: i hope it cleared the proplem the radio is lot louder :cooldj:and the sound not distorted, i could not play it loud like it does now hope the channel stay's on now

thank's again .........:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:
 

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Sorry to say guy's but my radio died as soon as i started the engine today :stumped::stumped::stumped:me not happy the channel,sare showing correctly on the display now but no sound is comming out ... any ideas :baffled::baffled:thanks..... is thre any modules in the bike intercom sound level control ect..... remember i have radio control on the tank of that LTD thank's a lot
 

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DJ... that radio needs a good cleaning, and overhaul... esp if tape is also dead... You can send it to Sierra: http://www.sierra-mc.com/ and they will repair it for much much less than replacement.. Silver /forums/images/emoticons/emoticonsxtra/cooldj.gif
 

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Thanks Dave i called them they say it take's 3 to 4 weeks i will send it in to get repair they told me regular repair radio $85.00 us and tape deck $85.00 plus $60.00 shipping back and forth that is very good and the guys are specialist.

Thanks folks..........:jumper::goofygrin::waving:
 

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Hey DJ,

Just a quick test before you send your unit in for repair. My LTD radio wasn't working when I got it 2 months back and I got working by doing two things. First removing the deck, cleaning the contacts, and separating the pins at the receiving end, I used a ballpoint to reach into the bracket.

The second thing I had to do was bypass the auto-volume in the trip computer. I unplugged the two din connectors going into the computer and then plugged them to each other. Voila I had sound. I also avoided repairing a stereo that was working!

Annoying that I don't have autovolume right now, but at least I've got tunes.

Might want to give it a shot.

Good luck,

Dave
 

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:waving:winger's

Is the AVC integreted in to the radio or is it a seperated unit someware in the bike ??????????????:baffled:

Thanks....
 

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Normally its in the left part of the fairing, but on the LTD, the Auto Volume Control is part of the trip computer on top of the faux tank.

Dave
 

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:waving:fellow wigner's

I did the by pass thing with the avc and did not change a thing(thank's dave)

other than crouch crouchwhen i press mute it's silence

Is there any connection in the antena wire or is it one piece to the radio, it could be a bad connection from that wire ( i hope ) :goofygrin:
 

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Too bad it didn't work, looks like you may be breaking new ground.

Dave
 
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