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      11-04-2012, 09:45 PM   #1
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Radio Volume resets to baseline - Expected behavior?

Couldn't find this in the manual...

It seems that after I shut the engine off and then restart the car, the radio volume isn't at the same (higher) volume that I had set it at prior to shutting off the engine.

Is this normal behavior? Is there a way to set it to stay at the same volume?
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      11-05-2012, 07:05 AM   #2
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Normal... Don't know of a way around it.
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Interesting. I wonder if it can be coded.
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      11-05-2012, 10:27 AM   #4
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Good question! I understand the logic behind it, don't want to have the volume up high when you restart the car which could blow a speaker...
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I don't have the volume set high enough to blow a speaker. I do have it set at a comfortable volume though. The factory preset is definitely too soft. My mercedes leaves the volume at the previous level.
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Agreed, the reset level is too low! We should check with one of the coding experts to see if that can be changed...
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Agreed, the reset level is too low! We should check with one of the coding experts to see if that can be changed...
+1. Sometimes I think I turned it off to listen to my exhaust.
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+1. Sometimes I think I turned it off to listen to my exhaust.
That's how I feel! But I've found a happy medium for the times I do want to listen to the radio but that still allows me to enjoy that exhaust note, and I'd like to keep it there
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