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Suddenly the radio/cassette/cd in my 2003 Ranger quit

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Suddenly the radio/cassette/cd in my 2003 Ranger quit working. The display shows the word "CALL". If I press the OFF switch, "CALL" goes away momentarily, but comes right back and remains displayed even with the ignition off. I pulled the fuse to shut the display off.

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Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago
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Hi, my name is ***** ***** should be a button on either the steering wheel or dash, that says PHONE or has a picture of a phone, do you know where this button is?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I just checked top make sure. No - I don't have anything like that.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Theres a button on the radio with a picture of a phone - but that's for muting the radio.
Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

have you tried pushing that button, when the radio is on?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
ive never used the mute button before. and since this problem started it does not do anything like all the other controls.
Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

then it is a problem within the radio unit, that button is pushed to mute it, and when its muted, it will display CALL, and if the buttton does not unmute it, then its a problem inside, and it will need to removed and repaired, or replaced,Tim

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
that's it ?
Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

it cant be anything else, it has to be internal inside the radio,Tim

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
ok - thanks
Ford Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

Anytime my friend, Please dont forget to rate me so I can get credit for helping,Thanks,Tim

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