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AM Radio Reception

My AM reception is sometimes "ok" and other times horrible (bad static). Is there a noise supression device somewhere in the system that could be malfunctioning? I swear I can hit a bump and the reception can go immediately from good to bad and vice-versa. Any insight from the brain trust here would be appreciated.
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Sounds like a loose connection somewhere. Check the antenna connection first. AM, you can have mine. Haven't used it since the mid sixties.
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this thread might help even though it is for a r171

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poor am reception

Yep, check your antenna connection in the trunk. pop out the retainer plugs (3) in the access panel door and look at your antenna wire where it connects. probably loose. Mine did the same thing.
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