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I have a 1988 f150 and the stereo that was in it would not pick up FM stations. I installed a pioneer cd player in its place and tested the radio out and I can not pick up Fm stations still. I had a marine stereo antenna handy and pluged it into the stereo and still no radio stations. does anyone have any sugestions. ive been through 2 stereos and two different antennas.Fyi the cd player works fine.
 

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Was the new unit able to pick up FM stations before it was moved to the truck? This one is kinda interesting and may take some thought.
 

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yes the unit worked proir to installing. i had this unit in my 86 f150 and my 97 dodge ram. this one has me baffled also. Im a technician also and I have never seen this before.
 

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Does AM work? Make sure the radio chassis is grounded, and it isn't relying on the antenna coax shield for ground. Second, measure 12V to GND going into the units.
 
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