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G'Day, I have a 2007 BMW E92 with a cd stacker in the boot

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G'Day Steve,
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Customer: I have a 2007 BMW E92 with a cd stacker in the boot as well as a front single loader in the car. Below this is a DVD slot for the navigation system. My radio sound just goes off at random intervals. Sound only, not the whole radio. Driving me nuts
JA: Have you checked the fuse?
Customer: Yip all radio fuses are good
JA: What is the model of your '07 BMW?
Customer: 325i E92, a two door coupe
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Ive pulled the signal receiver in the rear windscreen off to see if any connections on that had come loose, nothing all good. Fuses, not much more than that
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: The navigation with CD in stopped working all together
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 8 months ago.
Hello and welcome,

My name is ***** ***** it will be my pleasure to assist you today.
does cd audio also cut out?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I dont own a CD to test that. I only listen to the radio, but will get one and test it ASAP.
Expert:  Steve replied 8 months ago.

ok please let me know the outcome.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok Bought a three pack CD (Disco Nights) and same problem there
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Steve you there? In connection to your previous question, yes m8 the CD audio also cuts out
Expert:  Steve replied 8 months ago.

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the problem is almost certainly that the amplifier is failing and needs to be replaced. in a rare case it could be the main idrive computer that is failing but if only the audio and no other functions are cutting out, it points to the amp. you can try unhooking the vehicle battery for an hour to reset the systems but that is usually only a temporary fix if it works at all - most likely you will need a new amp fitted.

Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Cool where can I find this amp? I'll pull it out and get a new one
Expert:  Steve replied 8 months ago.
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Expert:  Steve replied 8 months ago.
as the question has been answered, please kindly CLICK ON a positive rating