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MATZ81

Mw Radio Frequency

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Can anyone tell me why my MW frequency station is giving out hissing or crackling sound when i'm driviing? I just recently bought a Ford Focus Auto Zetec 2009, this is the first time i have experienced this in any car,

Help would be much appreciated,,

Many Thanks...

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This is the first for me, owned others and they were fine even on a P reg ford escort, hearing that some of these latest ford focus have these problems..😡

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The MW is very sensitive to RF distortion, plug caps used to be fitted with supressors to reduce this (not sure if they still do).

I found i had a whining noise which increased with revs when I fitted a non standard aux cable to my stereo so I sourced and fitted ferrite core supressors on the wiring to my stereo and cured the problem.

Plenty available from eBay.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5-Pieces-New-3-5mm-Dia-Black-Clip-On-EMI-RFI-Noise-Ferrite-Core-Filter-/130815431072?pt=UK_BOI_Electrical_Components_Supplies_ET&hash=item1e753511a0

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Thanks Clive, ive just bought these gonna give them a go cheap as chips,could be waiting a while tho from China haha.Did you put on all 5?

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My old transit and mk2 focus have had crap signal for MW, but my old Corsa was spot on!

FM transmitter and the tune in app and your laughing :)

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