Thread: Radio faillure
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Old 02-02-2013, 01:00 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by gcunha View Post
Just discover one more common denominator: it only happens when it's very cold. Driving me nuts. Any feedback is appreciated.
Okay, that actually makes it easier. It could be one of two things:

1. You have a bad connection somewhere in the audio system...maybe a fuse, even. Metal shrinks when cold, so a bad connection could be to blame. Does it happen once only, or multiple times? Is it related to bumps on the road, slowing/stopping/starting, etc?

2. This is pure speculation (I know almost nothing of BMW stereos after 2000), but you may have liquid-cooled tweeters. If they freeze (below -10 or so), they might stop working to avoid damage.

Or, it might be a computer problem. I know playing with the headunit is a huge pain, but could you find another to try?
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