Toyota Corolla (E120) 2002–2008 Repair Manual / Diagnostics / Audio system / Radio broadcast cannot be received (bad reception)

Toyota Corolla (E120): Radio broadcast cannot be received (bad reception)

Inspection procedure

1 Check if radio auto–search functions properly

  1. Check if the radio auto–search functions properly.
  1.  Perform the auto–search of the radio and check that it functions normally.

    Standard: the radio auto–search functions properly.

2 Check optional component

2 Check optional component

  1. Check optional component (sun shade film, telephone antenna etc.).
  1.  Check whether or not any optional component is installed, such as the sunshade film and the telephone antenna, is installed.

    Standard: optional component is installed.

3 Check antenna for noise production

3 Check antenna for noise production

  1. Noise check with antenna
  1.  with the ignition switch in acc, turn on the radio and choose the am mode.
  2.  Place a tip of a screwdriver or the antenna of the antenna assembly w/ holder and check that the noise heard from the speaker.

    Standard: noise occurs.

4 Inspect radio receiver assy(antenna)

4 Inspect radio receiver assy(antenna)

  1. Preparation for check
  1.  remove the antenna plug of the radio receiver assembly.
  1.  noise check
  1.  with the radio receiver assembly connector connected, turn the ignition switch to acc.
  2. Turn on the radio and choose the am mode.
  3.  Place a flat–head screwdriver or a metal such as a thin wire on the antenna jack of the radio receiver assembly and check that the noise heard from the speaker.

    Standard: noise occurs.

Replace amplifier antenna assy

Replace amplifier antenna assy

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