Originally Posted by Timthom62
Go to the Ford ETIS site
and enter your VIN.
Satellite radio is pretty much a 'line of sight' method of transmission. Since our radios do not 'buffer' the transmission, if you lose the line of sight between the satellite and antenna you lose the transmission. If the interruption is long enough, you get messages to indicate the disconnect.
Mine operates normally until I go under a bridge or there are trees or other obstructions to the east of my car that are tall enough to interfere with the signal.
I assumed it had a buffer as my existing car had one.
My build date was 01.08.12 , is this dd/mm/yy ?