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Old 10-03-2013, 04:48 PM   #1
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Poor Audio Reception on Jensen Stereo

We were out for the first time in our new TT. We stayed only a few miles from our home so we know that radio reception is adequate where we were staying and there are numerous AM & FM stations and our TV gets many of them crystal clear.

Our Jensen stereo caputred some of signals and they were very poor qualtiy. I did pull the head unit and verified that the Motorola antenna was securly attached to the stereo. Can anyone tell me if the stereo receiver is just so poor that this is normal. Have you had the same issues. The sound it produces when playing a DVD or our Ipod is great so I think I getting closer to diagnosing the issue.

I suppose I could plug another portable radio antenna directly into the head unit to help determine if there is some loose or broken connection in the ceiling near the OEM antenna but didn't have another spare plug in antenna with me.

The TT is brand new so if it is a warranty issue, I can get it correctd but not knowing what this Jensen unit should produce, I wanted to benefit from other users experience before talking to our dealer.


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Old 10-03-2013, 04:56 PM   #2
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Our radio reception, both AM & FM is so poor it is all but unusable. I know it is something with the radio as my cheap portable gets excellent reception. I will be interested to hear what everyone has to say.

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Old 10-03-2013, 05:18 PM   #3
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I can honestly say that my Jensen gets great reception on FM, never tried AM. I have heard a lot of people complain about the Jensen, But I am pretty happy with mine.
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:50 PM   #4
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have a 2014 JayFlight and have had terrible reception since day one.

FM will come in parked in the city. AM is real sketchy. Out at the lake, no FM which is no surprise, yet nothing at all for AM. The truck can pick AM and some FM really well (Although, I have been told GMC/Chevy have real good radios).

I took radio out and climbed on roof and antenna seems attached at both ends.

I see others have the same issue. Just wondering if a replacement is an option or should I mention to dealer for warranty?
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