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I've found a VW tech service bulletin mentioning poor AM reception on 2000 Jettas. Usually it's a poor ground or something like that.

Has anyone dealt with this issue before on their dub? Are there any things I can do to narrow down the problem to a particular area. I don't use AM radio too often, but when the Red Sox are playing and I'm in the Jetta, I need to hear what's goin on!!

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Sorry, I haven't heard about that problem. I pick up the Gawdawful Rangers on AM just fine on my '01. I haven't heard much of anyone else havng this problem, but that could be b/c not too many people ever even use AM anymore.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ATPTourFan:
I've found a VW tech service bulletin mentioning poor AM reception on 2000 Jettas. Usually it's a poor ground or something like that.

Has anyone dealt with this issue before on their dub? Are there any things I can do to narrow down the problem to a particular area. I don't use AM radio too often, but when the Red Sox are playing and I'm in the Jetta, I need to hear what's goin on!!

Thanks!
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Haven't heard of this specific problem but you might be able to find a service report about it online.

Of Note: you can get antennas wit seperate am /fm boosters from a local car shop like pepboys..or someplace better..for around $30. You might want to see if it helps out. You can always return it if there's no improvement.
 

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I have a 2000 Jetta and the AM reception sucks. I was going to try a S2000 antenna until the Rice dealer wanted $125 for it.
 

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I really think it's a problem with grounding. There was a Tech Service Bulletin put out by VW in December 1999 related to "AM Radio - Poor or no reception".

So they know about it. There must be a way to address this.
 
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