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Mazda 3 I: 2010 Mazda 3 Sedan......I am having problems with

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2010 Mazda 3 Sedan......I am having problems with the BOSE factory stereo. First the sound would come and go. Now it is just a loud noise across the speakers. It got so bad I had to completely unplug the amp to cut off all sound to the speakers. I assume that one of the antenna/stereo ground wires is lose. But everywhere I look over the internet I can't find out where the location of the grounds are. PLEASE HELP!
My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am a professional here at Just Answer/Pearl. I noticed that your question was not getting a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

From what you have described here this sounds like either one of the speakers or speaker wires are shorted/grounded causing this issue here or the audio amplifier itself is faulty causing this noise issue.I have seen both on other models cause faults like this here.

I would inspect the speakers and speaker wiring and disconnect all speakers to see if the noise is then gone reconnecting one speaker at a time.If you come across one speaker that causes the noise this indicates the speaker itself is at fault needing replaced.

If all wiring and speakers are o.k. I suspect an internal electrical fault in the amplifier itself needing replaced.

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