Re: am radio ignition noise.......
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:4356FE03.email@example.com...
> '96 850 sedan glt [usa version]
> i have a noticable ignition noise on am band of oem radio in the above
> vehicle. what is the fix? i know this has to have been a problem for
> bunches of owners! if you know, please be specific on where and how the
> fix is placed......
I have the same problem with my '96 850 sedan (Australian version). I also
had the same problem with my previous car, a Volvo 740. Cleaning the paint
from the underneath of the area where the antenna mounts, so that the
mounting hardware can make a good electrical connection to the chassis
normally helps in this situation.
It made a really big difference to my 740. I tried the same with the 850,
with an improvement but not entirely eliminated.
I rubbed a smear of grease on the bare metal cleaned of paint to
I too would be interested if anyone has a complete cure for this.