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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-04-2012, 05:18 PM Thread Starter
 
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how to keep radio on

before I could turn the key backwards on old truck to have radio play when I was washing truck, but I can't with the new one, so is there a way to do this?
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Turn the key in the forward direction....

You'll have the "Off" position, the "Auxiliary" position, the "Run" position and the "Start" position.

If you go forward one notch from when you put the key in, that will allow you to have tunes going when you wash the truck.

If the idiot lights all light up, you've gone too far.

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ok so if lights, heater fan, etc come on I went to far forword with the key
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You got it.

That's the way it works on mine...takes a bit of practice to find that right spot.

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Lately mine will not stay on for more than a minute then I get a message saying it is conserving battery power.

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Sounds odd for a brand new truck....should get that checked out.

Maybe it's a new feature previously unheard of ???

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Lately mine will not stay on for more than a minute then I get a message saying it is conserving battery power.
Mine will do that if i leave it on for about an hour and a half. You might want to get that looked at, your battery might be low.

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Mine will do that if i leave it on for about an hour and a half. You might want to get that looked at, your battery might be low.
Tried the auto start this morning and no go. Used the key to start it with no problem. I'll have to take it in to get checked out.

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Mine will play the radio for around 45 minutes before it shuts off to conserve battery. There must be a built in timer just in case people forget and leave there radio on.

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