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Using the Radio

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(Power/Volume): Press to turn the system on and off.

Turn clockwise or counterclockwise to increase or decrease the volume.

(Information) (AM-FM Radio and AM-FM Radio with CD): Press to switch the display between the radio station frequency and the time.

While the ignition is off, press this button to display the time. Press to display additional text information related to the current FM-RDS or XM station; or CD, MP3, or WMA song. If information is available during XM, CD, MP3, or WMA playback, the song title information displays on the top line of the display and artist information displays on the bottom line. When information is not available, “NO INFO” displays.

Speed Compensated Volume (SCV): Radios with Speed Compensated Volume (SCV) automatically adjust the radio volume to compensate for road and wind noise as the vehicle's speed changes while driving, so that the volume level stays consistent.

To activate SCV:

1. Set the radio volume to the desired level.

2. Press the MENU button to display the radio setup menu.

3. Press the softkey under the AUTO VOLUM (automatic volume) tab on the radio display.

4. Press the softkey under the desired Speed Compensated Volume setting (OFF, Low, Med, or High) to select the level of radio volume compensation. The display times out after approximately 10 seconds. Each higher setting allows for more radio volume compensation at faster vehicle speeds.

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