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Old 10-26-2008, 03:16 PM   #1
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Fade Feature Glitch -- Need Help

Seems to be a glitch in my radio's fade feature. I faded it to go to the back speakers so my five-year-old son could hear his CD, and now the darn thing won't fade back up front!

Am I doing something wrong, is this a problem unique to me/my car, or is this more common and there's a fix?

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You could try reset your radio. Just remove the hot wire from the battery, not sure if you have to way x amount of time.
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Yeah, I've done that. A frog got loose in the car about six weeks ago (don't ask) and ... well ... I had to leave the doors open over night so it could jump out, and because I didn't want the battery to wear down, I disconnected it. Still didn't fix it (but I'm pretty sure the frog got out, 'cause it never got stinky in there).

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So, it reset your preset stations, time, and bass/treb, but didn't fix your fade? Look in your owners manual.
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Sounds like an internal radio problem....not really fixable for the time involved (even if you new how, since a new radio is cheaper than a fix). If you're determined to keep that radio you could rig up a switch to turn off the rear speakers.....or simply unplug the things permanently.

This exact fade problem happened to my last Nissan OEM radio.....

Re-read the OP...you could swap the speaker wires around, so the fronts would work only, or splice the fronts into the rears so the fade feature was disabled. Look at the bright side.....this gives you an opportunity to get an upgraded audio unit.
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Sounds like an internal radio problem....not really fixable for the time involved (even if you new how, since a new radio is cheaper than a fix). If you're determined to keep that radio you could rig up a switch to turn off the rear speakers.....or simply unplug the things permanently.

This exact fade problem happened to my last Nissan OEM radio.....

Re-read the OP...you could swap the speaker wires around, so the fronts would work only, or splice the fronts into the rears so the fade feature was disabled. Look at the bright side.....this gives you an opportunity to get an upgraded audio unit.
Hmm-m ... that's what I figured. For me, it sounds like swappin' out the radio for the same thing (albeit used) is the way to go rather than rewiring speakers (nice solution, however) or getting an aftermarket one. Gotta wait a few months, now, with winter setting it.

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