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Passenger Visor Broken, now no radio or sat reception, Model X

Discussion in 'Model X' started by HoptownT, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. HoptownT

    HoptownT Member

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    My son managed to take the passenger sun visor and somehow snap it (moved it the wrong way). Now the FM and sat radios have no reception. LTE and therefore internet radio both working fine. Looking at the wires, all I see is the wires to power the vanity mirror, but does anyone know how these two things would be related? Is the radio/sat antennae in the visor?? I have an appt for the service center in 2 weeks anyway to go over a bunch of other little early adopter things. Guess I'll be able to let everyone know the cost of a new passenger visor for what it's worth. Any tips? A computer reset didn't change anything.
     
  2. maratd

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    I doubt they would put the FM/sat antenna in the visor, that would be really weird ... but it's possible the wires for the visor ran in the same conduit at some point as the antenna and were zip tied together? When he broke the visor, he probably pulled on the wires for the vanity mirror, and that may have dislodged some other wires down the line. They'll figure it out at the SC.
     
  3. FarmerDave

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    Sun Visor breakage is a known warranty issue. Tell the SC in advance so they will have the parts on hand in the correct color. They recently replaced mine and I didn't even know they were broken!
     
  4. HoptownT

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    It also took out the tire pressure monitoring system - it flashes an error.
     
  5. Phil Seastrand

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    I wonder if you have a short somewhere that is causing noise on the communication systems. You might experience all kinds of random issues it this is true.
     
  6. vangogh

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    Yup...my passenger vison was hard to rotate to position and someone broke it. I mentioned it to the SC and they replaced both visors...
     
  7. beths11

    beths11 THE LONG RANGER

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    Did it take out your radio and other functions when it broke, as the OP is suggesting?
     
  8. jelloslug

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    You may have inadvertently blown a fuse when then visor was damaged.
     

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