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Changing radio stations W/ steering wheel buttons

Darmie

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Jan 13, 2016
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I listen to the FM radio at times when I'm on a road trip and at times when I'm around town. I use to have the option to hit the top left steering wheel button to advance to the next radio station. For some reason, It now moves to different music sources. I've lost the capability of advancing to the next station. I've attempted to long press but still will not advance to next station. It still wants to change just the favorites. Any thoughts? Now while I'm writing this, I may try to push the bottom button and see if that allows the buttons to change stations and not the favorites. Anyone else experience this issue?
 

AustinP

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Apr 6, 2015
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I listen to the FM radio at times when I'm on a road trip and at times when I'm around town. I use to have the option to hit the top left steering wheel button to advance to the next radio station. For some reason, It now moves to different music sources. I've lost the capability of advancing to the next station. I've attempted to long press but still will not advance to next station. It still wants to change just the favorites. Any thoughts? Now while I'm writing this, I may try to push the bottom button and see if that allows the buttons to change stations and not the favorites. Anyone else experience this issue?
That’s a problem I experienced since V9.
I long hoped for Tesla to fix this simple bug but nope.
I never understood that they list all FM and TuneIn favorites in one list, but don’t let you skip between the FM station’s properly.

Last year I gave up hope and now just use TuneIn.

Like you, I will use FM on road trips when I lose data due to poor network coverage. Which basically in EU is everywhere in the larger countries (Germany, France...).

Edit: I wonder if it is due to MCU1 and it’s analog FM tuner and if MCU2, with its digital tuner, also has this issue.
 

Darmie

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Jan 13, 2016
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Update. Ok. the other week, I picked up a Model Y. OH Yes, I love scanning the FM broadcast. Hit the fwd button and to the next station it goes. Saved some favorites. I like to hear some AM news but as you know, there are no AM reception on the Y. So I found some HD FM stations that were a rebroadcast of AM. So, saved a few stations and guess what. The fwd button now cycles through all favorites. I'm like What the Hell?? So, It's not like I want to test removing the favorites and see if I have my next station feature for that defeats the purpose of finding stations and saving them. So, I think it has something to do with Staring the FM stations.
 

AustinP

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Apr 6, 2015
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Belgium
Update. Ok. the other week, I picked up a Model Y. OH Yes, I love scanning the FM broadcast. Hit the fwd button and to the next station it goes. Saved some favorites. I like to hear some AM news but as you know, there are no AM reception on the Y. So I found some HD FM stations that were a rebroadcast of AM. So, saved a few stations and guess what. The fwd button now cycles through all favorites. I'm like What the Hell?? So, It's not like I want to test removing the favorites and see if I have my next station feature for that defeats the purpose of finding stations and saving them. So, I think it has something to do with Staring the FM stations.
Interesting and hopeful. Let us know how long it works... in the past I had the same hopes now and then but after some usage, it would return to an odd behaviour.
 

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