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    1. Junior Member Firebug17's Avatar
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      Apr 19th, 2012
      Just a bit north
      74 bug, 92 camaro,97 jetta R.I.P. 01 GLS 1.8t
      09-27-2012 10:47 AM #1
      I'v just had some body work done and the roof mounted antenna was removed. Now I have really poor AM reseption only FM works fine. Does the antenna need to be grounded to the body? It was working fine before.

    2. Geriatric Member VDub2625's Avatar
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      Jan 3rd, 2003
      Fall River, MA
      12 Golf 2.5, 90 Jetta GLI 16v, 99.5 Cabrio Highline, 92 Golf GL
      10-05-2012 11:16 PM #2
      The roof antenna does have an amplifier, and it does need to be properly grounded, but just bolting it in should accomplish that. Check with a meter to make sure it's getting 12v when the radio is on.

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