2001 ford focus has electronic siren type radio noise on AM 880 with brake or directionals on.

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Asked by Oct 07, 2008 at 06:28 PM about the 2001 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 ford focus has electronic siren type radio noise on AM 880, not other stations,   with the brake or directionals on. The headlights do not seem to cause this effect, the brake lights are stock filament bulbs not LEDs, this is very odd and not so obvious, what do you think?

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Remove the dome light and clean the antenna connection where it plugs on to the base....sometimes just unplugging it and plugging it back in will fix this...or the base or cable may have to be replaced if corroded.....t-25 torx

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could be intereference, which would be weird coming from those sources..... so yeah, disconnect and reconnect the antenna.

45

Electrical noise. Most likely from alternator. Check grounds, especially where Alternator bolts to engine.

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I will give it a try, thanks

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