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Audio Steering Wheel Controls
If your vehicle has this feature, some audio functions
can be adjusted at the steering wheel. They include
the following:
w SEEK x: Press the up or the down arrow to go to
the next or to the previous radio station and stay
there. The radio will only seek stations with a strong
signal that are in the selected band.
When a cassette tape or CD is playing, press the up
arrow to go to the next selection.
AM/FM: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2,
or AM. The selected band will appear on the display.
SCAN: Press this button to scan the radio preset
stations. The radio will go to the ?rst preset station
stored on the pushbuttons, play for a few seconds,
then go on to the next preset station. Press this button
again to stop scanning. The radio will only scan
preset stations with a strong signal that are in the
selected band.
w VOL x (Volume): Press the up or the down arrow
to increase or to decrease the volume.
Radio Reception
AM
The range for most AM stations is greater than for FM,
especially at night. The longer range, however, can
cause stations to interfere with each other. AM can pick
up noise from things like storms and power lines. Try
reducing the treble to reduce this noise.
FM
FM stereo will give you the best sound, but FM signals
will reach only about 10 to 40 miles (16 to 65 km).
Tall buildings or hills can interfere with FM signals,
causing the sound to come and go.
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Summary of Content

Audio Steering Wheel ControlsIf your vehicle has this feature, some audio functionscan be adjusted at the steering wheel. They includethe following:w SEEK x: Press the up or the down arrow to go tothe next or to the previous radio station and staythere. The radio will only seek stations with a strongsignal that are in the selected band.When a cassette tape or CD is playing, press the uparrow to go to the next selection.AM/FM: Press this button to switch between FM1, FM2,or AM. The selected band will appear on the display.SCAN: Press this button to scan the radio presetstations. The radio will go to the rst preset stationstored on the pushbuttons, play for a few seconds,then go on to the next preset station. Press this buttonagain to stop scanning. The radio will only scanpreset stations with a strong signal that are in theselected band.w VOL x (Volume): Press the up or the down arrowto increase or to decrease the volume.Radio ReceptionAMThe range for most AM stations is greater than for FM,especially at night. The longer range, however, cancause stations to interfere with each other. AM can pickup noise from things like storms and power lines. Tryreducing the treble to reduce this noise.FMFM stereo will give you the best sound, but FM signalswill reach only about 10 to 40 miles (16 to 65 km).Tall buildings or hills can interfere with FM signals,causing the sound to come and go.3-72