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FM Reception on SLK230

The radio reception on my 2001 SLK230 totally sucks. I've replaced the unit with a much higher quality Alpine head unit. The sound quality is actually very impressive using the new head unit with the OEM amp and speakers however the FM reception hasn't improved much if at all. The antenna is factory and appears in good shape. The connection on the back of the radio is solid (antenna adapter required). Any suggestions?[:(]
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RE: FM Reception on SLK230

Check inside the fender behind the antenna to see if the wires have come loose.

Taking the antenna on and off for car washes will loosen the connection.

There is also an amp down there that might have gone bad.

post in the SLK forum you will get more response.


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