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I’ve been having poor FM reception so I decided to check the trunk behind where the Nav is. Can anyone tell me what this cable is and if it should be plugged in somewhere?
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I think that wire may have something to do with a phone related matter. I have the same thing in my car, it's also just hanging around in the mess of wiring. If your FM signal is poor, it could be maybe your antenna amplifier or something simple as a loose connection. I believe the antenna amp for FM is behind the left rear c-pillar. There's also another antenna amp for AM and the central locking behind the passenger side c-pillar.

Driver side antena amp
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Passenger side amp
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I'd start there first, also check the grid lines at the top of the back glass since that's technically where you get your radio reception from.



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I think that wire may have something to do with a phone related matter. I have the same thing in my car, it's also just hanging around in the mess of wiring. If your FM signal is poor, it could be maybe your antenna amplifier or something simple as a loose connection. I believe the antenna amp for FM is behind the left rear c-pillar. There's also another antenna amp for AM and the central locking behind the passenger side c-pillar.

Driver side antena amp
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Passenger side amp
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I'd start there first, also check the grid lines at the top of the back glass since that's technically where you get your radio reception from.



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Thanks a lot how do I gain access to that amp do I have to remove anything
 

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Pop out the c-pillar lights, then remove two 8mm bolts behind them. After that, carefully pop out the c-pillars themselves. There will be two push pins holding them. Like I said be careful, since the c-pillars are known to be brittle and break.

Here's an article from Pelican for how to remove them for help. It doesn't mention the two 8mm bolts, but they are there. Also pull the heardrest for more room. Good luck.


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