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I have no reception on my radio, just hissing, it used to work

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I have no reception on my radio, just hissing, it used to work just stopped. car is 745i 2002,any suggestions on how I can go about finding the cause/ repairing it?
do you CD audio?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

yes CD works fine

this would normally be a failed radio receiver or possibly issue with the antenna.


check your fuses if you have not.


normally to diagnose, the vehicle would be scanned using a BMW scan tool as the first step in diagnosing, so I would suggest this. BMW does not provide manual testing procedures or specs.


you could potentially have an audio shop do some manual testing, but ideally a scan is the way to go.


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