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Radio issue. My daughter's car radio stopped working for…

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Radio issue. My daughter's...

Radio issue. My daughter's car radio stopped working for several days. Recently it came back on... then another time would not work. (intermittent).

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this an aftermarket stereo, or did it come with the car?

Original stock

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Nissan?

2009 Sentra

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sentra yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have received distressed phone calls. LOL

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not at themoment

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Nissan
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Nissan Mechanic: Gabriel Grey, Auto Service Technician replied 2 months ago
Gabriel Grey
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Good afternoon, I hope you are doing great. My name is***** would be happy to answer this for you.

It sounds to me like the internal radio amp is going bad. These have an amp inside the radio that also acts as a circuit breaker, if it gets too hot it will shut itself down. If the radio stops and then comes back on intermittently then we know it is not a power/ground issue, but something inside of the radio itself

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
That's what I figured but wanted to get an expert opinion.
So, the radio most likely needs to be replaced?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thanks for your input. goodbye
Nissan Mechanic: Gabriel Grey, Auto Service Technician replied 2 months ago

Yes the radio will be the culprit here and would be advised to be replaced.

You are very welcome, please let me know if you have any further questions :)

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