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Old 11-14-2006, 08:04 PM   #1
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I bought the Sportser 4 today for my Honda. Its suction cupped and Best Buy installed it. Looks terrific and sound is great. I just have one little problem...the # one button doesn't work. When I press # 1 on the remote, it works fine...but when i press the #1 on the receiver, I get no response whatseoever. Does anyone else have any problems like this with the number buttons on the receiver. I bought an extended warranty and Im going to go back to best buy tomorrow and see what they can do for me. All I need is a working receiver...i dont need the rest of the stuff that comes in the automobile package because its already installed in the car, but as far as i know, the Sportster 4 doesnt sell the receiver sepapately, only a part of the auto package. i think. So 2 questions.

1. Does anyone else have any button issues on their sportster 4 receiver? (Is this a known manufacturers defect?)
2. Since Best Buy immediately installed the car package, including receiver right after i bought it, but i didnt notice that the # 1 button doesnt work until i was driving home, how can Best Buy accomodate me? I dont need to return the items in the car pack that was installed in my car, but I do need a new receiver. Any thoughts on what they might do/say?

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Old 11-14-2006, 08:13 PM   #2
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They will open up a new package and just replace the receiver. Then you can call Sirius and do a "tuner swap," which is free. Then you'll be good to go.

Check out that #1 button first.
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The buttons on some receivers do tend to stick at times. I have a starmate replay and the #3 button stopped working the other day. The receiver is 2 months old. It'll come back, just apply some pressure to the button and hold down for a bit. But in this case I would get BB to just replace it.

Had buttons other than the numbers buttons only work when pressed down hard, and they seem to come back and work again.
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I got a new stratus from BB a month ago...took it home and the catagory buttons did not work. They did just what Michigin Made said....got a new one right from the box and called up to switch #'s
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Thanks for the responses.

I want to Best Buy today and they did what you guys said. They just took a new receiver out of a different box (kind of makes you wonder what will happen to the rest of the stuff in the box) anyhow, im happy, i can listen to channels with the number 1 in them lol.

BTW, I kind of wrot this in another thread, but ive subscribed to sirius for about 2 years..got it for howard before he was even on the air, but i ended up liking other stuff on it. Then i just bought a honda about 2 months ago and it came with XM radio. I decided to give up on Sirius...i fifured with the xception of howard how different can the programming be on XM and Sirius. Well, I ve had XM for about a month now and I hate it. Im not buying a membership once my free trial ends. Sirius has much better programming...XM i felt like i was constantly changing the dial to try to find something to listen too. So, I ended up getting a new sirius plug n play and getting it professionaly installed in my car...it looks great and the sound is awesome! So, I actually have XM and Sirius in the same car right now...lol...but im sticking with the sirius...xm is really bad imo.
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