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2001 Plymouth Neon Question: someone put a tape in the casette player now my radio doesnt work why?



rhymeswithsoup, Mechanicsburg, PA, September 25, 2011, 10:41

the radio worked fine up until when i went to drive it today now i cant get the tape out and the radio doesnt turn on either

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 25, 2011, 13:04

    The tape may be jammed, when the tape is in it cancels the radio output.
    The stereo may have to be removed to "fix it". Stereo removal is ofter kind of complex and it's easy to damage trim pieces if correct removal procedures are not followed. This link is probably the best for stereo removal procedures http://www.carstereohelp.com/stracura.htm , this link has some free stereo removal procedures for some cars http://www.installdr.com/InstallYourself.asp . There is a company that independent auto repair shops get their information from, this same information is available inexpensively for people that work on their own cars. The information is year make and model specific, covering repair procedures, torque specifications, fluid capacities and specifications, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... Alldata is very easy to navigate http://bit.ly/AllData_Repair_Manuals_Online . They have very clear stereo removal procedures. Once the stereo is out Google "automotive original equipment stereo repair", I've had lots of OE stereos repaired.

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