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03-20-2013, 05:40 PM #1
Stereo has a mind of its own! Help!
I have a 2006 GMC Sierra 2500. This has steering wheel controls also for the stereo. Out of nowhere, the volume was turning down on its own and radio stations were also changing on their own. This didnt happen until i used the volume button on the steering wheel. Does this sound like the switch (or buttons) may be shot and needs replacing??? Thanks,
03-20-2013, 05:49 PM #2
grounding issue going into the radio sounds like.
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03-20-2013, 08:44 PM #3
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It could be someone outside with a remote changing the Volume.... j/k Sorry Anyway Do you smoke in the truck? Are the buttons sticking?08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X
03-20-2013, 10:35 PM #4
very common problem in many types of vehicles with these wheel controls.
03-21-2013, 12:47 PM #5
I do this to people with the rear radio controls if I am in the back. Freaks em out. But outside of that I would start with some of the other suggestionsDavid
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