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Old 09-28-2010
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Icon4 Help with cb install

i bought a cb the other day and my friend helped me install it but he conected the power wires and negative wire directly to the radio.it works but i has a constent buzzing noise while the truck is running. any ideas what it might be???
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It's called Radio Frequency Interference or RFI. I had the same problem with mine when I put it in and above my transmission tunnel. I have since moved it to above my radio and have fixed the problem. Where are you mounting yours at and what brand is your CB?
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bad grounds will also cause the buzzing too
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hey i also just installed a midland Cb and didnt have it grounded properly so everytime i shifted through the gears i heard my engine rev through the speakers. I regrounded it to the frame and now its silent.
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i have my cb mounted right by under my ciggeret lighter and its above the transmissin. ill try to ground it differently and see what happens
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not only could it be the ground but it could be the power coming in as well i would run it on a relay and power it directly from the battery u can still use the radio to power the relay so you dont drain your battery
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i wired my cb to my fuse panel by the driver side door to the radio fuse works great
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wire it to the cig lighter. works great also the buzzing is more than likey coming from the ground. do you have a fuse between the cb and power source?
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