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#1 of 8 FM / AM Radio system
Oct 10, 2009 (8:20 am)
I have a 2008 Z71 tahoe. Once in a blue moon, while listening to the radio and on smooth roads my sound will just cut out for a few senconds then come back on like nothing happen. This just occur once in a while I have the bose system with nav. system. the sound just goes out and nothing else. Has any one had this problem. if yes did you get it fixed and what was the cause?? Thanks
#2 of 8 Re: FM / AM Radio system [justin34]
Oct 10, 2009 (9:27 am)
Is it only the radio, or does it do it also when playing a cd, or ipod?
If it is just the radio, is it both am and fm, or any and all stations?
#3 of 8 Re: FM / AM Radio system [kiawah]
Oct 10, 2009 (10:02 am)
only time that is has done it as the FM and like once on Ipod but only happens once in a while.
#4 of 8 Re: FM / AM Radio system [justin34]
Oct 10, 2009 (10:58 am)
Well as a 2008, I'd take it in for a warranty claim. The worst that they can do, is indicate no trouble found, but then you have it on record as having this problem during the warranty period. I'd try to notice whether when this happens, whether the whole radio is loosing power, or it just appears that the output gets lost. Start documenting how many times this is happening and when it happens. Intermittent problems which a dealership can't recreate, are sometimes hard to get them to fix it.
I had a little bit similar problem once years ago with a Chrysler mini-van, I took it in and they ordered a replacement radio. Never had the problem after.
#5 of 8 Re: FM / AM Radio system [kiawah]
Oct 10, 2009 (3:21 pm)
Thanks for that infomation (kiawah) I have notice that the radio does not loose power just the sound. I will take it in thanks
#6 of 8 Re: FM / AM Radio system [kiawah]
Apr 28, 2010 (1:56 pm)
I have a 2007 Tahoe doing the same anoying thing going from stereo to "mono". The dealer replaced the stereo 3 times, fm tuner, coax and rear window which contains the antenna. I did HOURS of research and am finding that it is most likely the rear antenna which is directional and looses reception. Mine only does this while moving not parked. The dealer told me it's a GM "glitch" and basically we all must live with it. While they had the vehicle I had a 2009 Suburban rental and it did the exact same thing. Car Toys recommended a power antenna I don'y know what to do now.
#7 of 8 Re: FM / AM Radio system [rv2963]
Apr 29, 2010 (8:49 am)
I am from GM Customer Service. Can you please email me more information about your concern, so I can look into the situation further? You can get my email address by clicking on my name. Thank you,
Mariah GM Customer Service
#8 of 8 After rear-ended, no song/artist identification
May 18, 2012 (5:22 am)
My wife has a 2008 LS and she got rear-ended last month. We just got it back from the body shop, but now the radio no longer lists the artist and song when playing FM radio stations. I'm about to go digging in the manual, but does anyone know if this could have happened when they disconnected the battery perhaps, or is there a chance that the impact caused this to malfunction?