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Radio reception is poor on my 2001-1/2 passat. wondering if antenna connection is good . looking for info on radio removal

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Hello and welcome to Just Answer

I'd agree that its worth checking the state of the aerial connection on its socket on the roof

see this video for details on how its all attached

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQrzCKT-HpA

its worth unscrewing the aerial 1st and check its not corroded and also pull back the headlining and check the connection is bright and clean inside too

as to how to remove the radio then see here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGTEpN_FouA

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