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Old 10-16-2009, 09:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Radio not working after battery change

Anyone have any ideas?

I have a 1996 E36 M3. Battery died. BMW roadside came and put in a new one.

Radio now not working. Dead. Not a security code issue (been there done that many times in the past!!).

Pulled out deck, Checked fuses, all OK, unit has power, can't see anything wrong..

Very frustrating, no-one can explain it. Is there some 'trick', or do I just purchase new one (needs to be original deck).

Thanks for any help..
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Old 10-17-2009, 02:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Try disconnecting the neg battery lead for 20 minutes....just a shot in the dark..

I stepped in a plate of Pasta the other day - now I have to worry about my Carbonara footprint!
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same thing happened to me once, still don't know what happened, got another new battery and everything was fine
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