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Hopefully someone can help me.<p>I recently paid a proffessional installer to install my sirius satellite radio (because I didn't want to pay Volvo the $500.00 for parts and $400.00 for labor). The installer did a really good job but said that they couldn't install the fm signal booster that was provided to me by Sirius. Is there another way to boost the signal to get better sound from the unit or am I stuck. I hit quite a few dead spots and static riddled areas while driving around the city and i'm starting to get aggrevated with it.<p>Also i'm new to the forum but have been reading them for a few months<p>My vehicle is a 2008 S40 2.4 with premium sound.<p>
 

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I'm not familiar with satellite radio at all, but shouldn't your kit have a way for you to use the auxiliary input that your stereo has? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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I had the same issue. It's not that they can't install the FM booster, it's that the can't find the AFM which they need to tap into. Apparently it's not in a usual place. I think that it's somewhere along the door frame on the rear drivers' side.
 

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Re: Satellite Radio Install (Pedaltothefloor)

I think what you are saying is that you would like to go the FM modulator route? This will "inject" the FM signal right into the antenna. A bit better sound quality.<p>You want to add something like this...<p><A HREF="http://cdn.myradiostore.com/mrs.primary.us.en/di/productShots/DynamicProductShotDisplay/wmep9419-xtfe9018/2061_65018369.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://cdn.myradiostore.com/mr...9.jpg</A><p><br>You plug the 2 coax ends into the AFM using Metra adapters... The AFM is hidden in the ceiling, by the rearmost window on the passenger side.<br><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=71362" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=71362</A><p><br>Also see this post, I can try to re-post the pictures, this thread is a few years old.<br><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=71651" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=71651</A>
 

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Re: Satellite Radio Install (Pedaltothefloor)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Pedaltothefloor</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Hopefully someone can help me.<p>I recently paid a proffessional installer to install my sirius satellite radio (because I didn't want to pay Volvo the $500.00 for parts and $400.00 for labor). The installer did a really good job but said that they couldn't install the fm signal booster that was provided to me by Sirius. Is there another way to boost the signal to get better sound from the unit or am I stuck. I hit quite a few dead spots and static riddled areas while driving around the city and i'm starting to get aggrevated with it.<p>Also i'm new to the forum but have been reading them for a few months<p>My vehicle is a 2008 S40 2.4 with premium sound.<p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Hmm, just re-read mofolicious' question... If you have a recent Volvo, you should have an aux-in that would give you much better sound then going the FM route...
 
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