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8/17/13 5:39pm - Original Message: 'Radio help....'
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edgwood, MD - USA

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1975 convertible,with the hard top and power streering.it a 350 L48 with auto trans. the color is light blue.

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Driving down the road my radio quit ,then I hit a bump and it came back on. After a stop I got going and it quit again . When i got home I checked the grounds and the the radio connections everything looked fine. Suggestions on what to check next.......Thanks Rick
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8/17/13 6:31pm - Reply: 'Re: Radio help....'
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Frederick, MD - USA

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1969 convertible L71 427/435 4-speed black interior

Joined: 9/8/2003
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Something similar happened to me several years ago. In my case it turned out one of the battery cables was loose and breaking contact. A little later that same day when I tried to start the car and nothing happened I figured out the problem. It was a cheap fix...tighten the battery cable end.

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8/17/13 7:38pm - Reply: 'Re: Radio help....'
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Ash Fork, AZ - USA

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1981 Red Interior White exterior

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That happened to a 67 or 69 Camaro I had.  All the radio conections were fine except the loose antenna cable.  That fixed it.

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8/17/13 10:16pm - Reply: 'Re: Radio help....'
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Twin Lakes, CO - USA

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SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible
SOLD - "The Beast" - 1990 ZR-1 (#682)
"BLKBRRD" - 1978 Trans Am, 400ci/285hp, 4 spd, Black w/black interior, Hurst t-tops

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Quite possible that it is an internal problem in the radio.

Electrical gremlins are the worst...!!!  Angry

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8/17/13 11:07pm - Reply: 'Re: Radio help....'
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Grapevine, TX - USA

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1972 LT-1 convertible with factory air.

Joined: 8/26/2006
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Is yours the AM/FM slide left and right band selector?  Mine does that and it I slide the selector back and forth it comes back on.  Some sort of internal loose connection.

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