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Radio/Stereo Problem

Discussion in 'Diagnosis/Help' started by Rick89GTS, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. Rick89GTS

    Rick89GTS Well-Known Member Moderator Donated!

    Hey guys, got a really weird issue with the stock factory radio on my 86GTS. There is a click...click...click noise coming from the speakers, even though the radio is OFF and the key is out of the ignition.
    I cleaned the radio ground and reconnected it tightly but I still have this clicking noise from the speakers. The only way it stops is if I disconnect the battery. Any thoughts? Anyone ever encounter this before?

    Note: the car has been stored for a year and I did not have this issue before I put it away. Maybe it's a short or humidity problem...? I'm baffled but will check all components and speaker connections.
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2019
  2. lone wolf

    lone wolf Well-Known Member Donated!

    Did you swith the acc and constant power?
    How is the grounding, still in order as grounding is an issue sometimes.
     
  3. Rick89GTS

    Rick89GTS Well-Known Member Moderator Donated!

    The ACC and constant power were fine; it was a block connector. I checked the grounding and it was good connection. Finally, I just swapped in an aftermarket Sony unit and all was fine. Something wonky with the factory unit, I reckon...!
     
  4. Vicdat610

    Vicdat610 Member

    Yeah....there's just sumthin' about 33 year old radios.

    Vicdat
     

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