S TYPE RADIO

Jaguar

Tiny

Ted Ostrow

November, 17, 2007 AT 10:13 PM

The display, controls and disc player appear to work but there is absolutely no sound.

The radio has a remote disc changer and what appears to be a power amp in the trunk.

The fault was once intermittent but now is consistent.

Can you advise how to remove the radio from its console?

Ted Ostrow

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7 Answers

Tiny

BMRFIXIT

November, 17, 2007 AT 11:45 PM

Is it on mute due to cell phone use
check BCM for codes

Tiny

Ted Ostrow

November, 19, 2007 AT 9:14 PM

Is it on mute due to cell phone use
check BCM for codes[/quote: 086482485b]

Its not the mute feature. The radio just began working again today. I'm beginning to believe it might be an intermittent ground at the trunk-mounted power amp. I have no idea where to locate the ground connection though. Any info would be appreciated.

Ted Ostrow

Tiny

BMRFIXIT

November, 19, 2007 AT 9:32 PM

Is it on mute due to cell phone use
check BCM for codes[/quote:bd6c46fa08]

Its not the mute feature. The radio just began working again today. I'm beginning to believe it might be an intermittent ground at the trunk-mounted power amp. I have no idea where to locate the ground connection though. Any info would be appreciated.

Ted Ostrow[/quote:bd6c46fa08]

here what i have
make sure its not the switch s on steering


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_jag_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_jag1_1.jpg




http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_jag12_1.jpg

Tiny

Ted Ostrow

November, 20, 2007 AT 11:55 AM

To BMRFIXIT
Thanks for your prompt and helpful response. I attempted to leave you positive feedback on that site-feature, but it would not work.

I'll uncover the rear bulkhead and check the ground for continuity. Thanks again. Ted Ostrow

Tiny

BMRFIXIT

November, 20, 2007 AT 12:56 PM

Thank you for trying and I will let the boss know

Tiny

fstranger302

November, 24, 2007 AT 9:18 PM

Hello, if the amp has gone bad the radio willnot have any sound. If you can get codes from the radio with a scanner, this will help, let me know thanks pat

Tiny

Ted Ostrow

November, 27, 2007 AT 11:49 AM

To: fstranger302

Thanks for your suggestion. The problem is intermittent and the radio is operating normally at this time. I believe the problem is an intermittent ground connection. Another member sent a wiring diagram showing the ground at the rear bulkhead. The drawing does not match my car, which is a 2003 model with fold-down rear seats.

I still have to remove the trunk liner to follow the wiring harness to a ground lug.

Thanks again. Ted Ostrow

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