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Old 12-21-2006
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I am: Sara R
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XM radio help.

Well a few days ago I got my boyfriends old XM radio and I got rid of the one that I had. He gave me the one that hooks directly into the pioneer radio. I was hooking it up yesterday in a garage and when I took it out in the driveway I found that the XM wants to take over everything. When I put a cd on the cd is in the background but the XM is on with it, and it's louder. I had to call yesterday to have them switch service from one unit to the other and I had to sit on the hold for an hour only to talk to a lady who couldn't speak english. So I wanted to see if anyone knows how I could fix this problem before I call them again. I finally got so mad at it last night that I yanked the fuse out. Also, when it is on I can't seem to control the volume. It has two settings, off, and really loud. So if anyone could help me that would be great, I don't feel like calling India again and talking to a lady who has no idea what's going on. Thanks.
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Old 12-21-2006
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I am: John Griggs
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Sara, you can switch service online and that's they way they have set it up to be normally. Doing it by phone is a service they offer for when it's absolutely necessary. You just sign on your XM account and you can manage a bunch of radios and move the "license" back and forth between them if you want.

Go have a look at the website and check it out -- it's a LOT easier when you learn it.
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Old 12-21-2006
I am: J Slater
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I had older unit it used antenna lead and IMHO was alot easier to deal with. I sold it to my parents they travel way more then me now. But you can maybe talk to someone at install shop. They are usually willing to give a little help.
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Old 01-14-2007
I am: Chris Whittaker
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everything sound fine whenever you disconnected the sat. radio?
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