Vehicle info: 2002 Dodge Dakota, Quad, SLT, 3.9, auto. Radio info: Sales
code RBK AM & FM stereo radio with graphic equalizer, CD player and CD
changer controls. See Owner's manual page 105.
The radio works well for the first 15 minutes. The controls can be accuated.
After playing the radio for approx. 15 minutes any manipulation of the
On/Off/Volume Control turns the radio off; the display blinks on and off for
a length of time up to ten minutes and then the radio plays normally until
the On/Off/ Volume Control is turned, pushed or manipulated. Question: What
is wrong and what is the fix.
To have the dealer fix whatever is wrong will almost certainly cost more
than purchasing a new aftermarket unit.
OTOH, I have a perfect RAZ unit (AM/FM/CD/cassette, CD changer controls,
RDS, etc.) that I will sell to you for $100 plus shipping.
Here's a pic:
It's the OEM unit still in my '03 Dak, which will plug right into your
harness for the RBK with no modifications. Let me know if you're
You have a problem with something heating up and going intermittant. The
easiest way to troubleshoot this is to get a can of freeze spay, put the
radio on a work bench, unassembled of course, run it till it fails and then
shoot the freeze spray on different sections of the circuit board untill the
radio comes back to life. Then narrow down your search to a single
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