FM radio goes fuzzy when rigid lights are turned on.

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Anyone have any solutions on why the FM radio goes fuzzy when I turn on the rigid mirror lights, I installed this stubby antenna from craven speed it looks sweet but the radio goes fuzzy when I turn on the mirror lights. I don’t have this problem with the factory antenna. Any solutions welcome!

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General electrical interference. Try different lights, try a different antenna, swap back to the OEM antenna, try adding some distance between the light and the antenna… might even be a ground loop.

If all else fails, don’t use FM
 

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Anyone have any solutions on why the FM radio goes fuzzy when I turn on the rigid mirror lights, I installed this stubby antenna from craven speed it looks sweet but the radio goes fuzzy when I turn on the mirror lights. I don’t have this problem with the factory antenna. Any solutions welcome!

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It could be the stuby antenna I had one for my 07 mustang gt and it was shit
 

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Put stock antenna on. That baby one is the problem
 

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I have the OEM antenna and rough country mirror lights. Same issue. the wiring runs too close to the antenna is my belief. General electrical interference.

My radio is actually slightly fuzzy even with it off and gets WAY worse when its on. Dope!
 

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Anyone have any solutions on why the FM radio goes fuzzy when I turn on the rigid mirror lights, I installed this stubby antenna from craven speed it looks sweet but the radio goes fuzzy when I turn on the mirror lights. I don’t have this problem with the factory antenna. Any solutions welcome!

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Try installing a ferrite on the power cable - this should eliminate the EMI (Electromagnetic Interference)
 
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I have the OEM antenna and rough country mirror lights. Same issue. the wiring runs too close to the antenna is my belief. General electrical interference.

My radio is actually slightly fuzzy even with it off and gets WAY worse when its on. Dope!
It doesn’t happen on mine at all with the OEM antenna. Only with the stubby
 

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U have a link for these lights?
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