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Old 03-18-2014, 08:40 PM   #1
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My 2003 Lesabre, with factory installed radio, cassette, and CD player, will blast one radio station louder than any other radio station. When I press the seek button the radio will stop on the same radio station and will blast the radio station at full volume even though I have the radio volume **** turned down to the lowest setting. I don't think Speed-Compensation Volume (SCV) is to blame. Regardless of what volume setting I use, the radio will blast the same radio station full blast.

I already blew out my passenger front speaker.

Does anyone know how I can turn down the volume on the one radio station?

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sounds to me like a problem with one of 2 things. a) you're antenna is going bad and that station is closest to you, or b) dolby'* noise reduction is malfunctioning.


i would replace the stereo, seems like the more likely culprit. you can get one at the junk yard or ebay from around $35.00
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Unfortunately, its going to cost him more than that. If he swaps out OEM for OEM, he will have to go to a dealer that has a Tech2 and have the radio programmed with his VIN#. Otherwise, the new radio won't work.

His other option would be to install an aftermarket stereo.
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depends on if his car has the data bus connector or not. some of the newer lesabres didnt.

if it has 2 connections on the back of the stereo instead of one, thats a yes. if its only got one, you can pull a stereo from any lesabre with the single connection and be good.
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Any way I can program the radio to avoid the one loud radio station?
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Program it? No.

Replace the whole HU to avoid that loud station? Yes.
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you could set your presets and not include that station. just surf you're presets. could also buy a cheapo FM modulator designed to plug into an mp3 player and set it to that station, so its always dead.


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