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Old 01-16-2007, 05:21 PM   #1
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Yesterday i had something weird happen with my car. I came home from work and parked in the garage, my radio worked completely fine as usual. I did absolutely nothing to the car over my lunch break, 2 hours later i get back in and start the car. My radio flashes a message, "LOCKED" and remains inoperable for the 10 minute drive back to work. I come back out about 6 hours later and start the car, the radio flashes a message that i think said "CALIBRATING" but i can't remember if that'* the exact word. The radio has worked fine since. I have started the car about 3 times since then and have yet to have this re-occur. Another strange thing is with my Aeroforce gauge, i usually leave it set to "manifold PSI" and "knock retard". the gauge usually stays set to these readings when i turn off then restart the car. When i started the car after work the readings on the gauges both went to Intake temperature. It'* really odd because the radio or the gauge haven't done this since. Has anyone ever had any issues like this with the 00-05'*? does the diagnostic port and radio share a ground or something?
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The radio interfaces with DLC. (Data Link Communications) The radio is basically encoded with the VIN. If there is an error, DTC B1001 will be set. Normally you would need a tech II to clear the DTC. When the DTC sets, the radio also may display CALIBRATE, which requires recal. then an off/on cycle. This is an inexplicable glitch so to speak. Some how your radio locked then re-set itself. As for the Aeroforce, I don't have any ideas yet.
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