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Old 02-18-13, 10:27 AM   #1
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08 IS250 is my vehicle, so when I tune to any AM channels, the volume is almost 1/4 what it would be at the equivalent FM volume settings... Don't know why, any insights?
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Just bumping this to see if anyone has encountered this problem.
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Just bought an 06 IS 250 and have noticed the same thing. AM stations are considerably lower volume than FM, a CD, or my Aux connection. My guess is that's just the lower power AM signal not getting a boost from the Lexus stereo.
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I thought only people who drove Buicks and Lincolns listened to AM radio!?
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^ I used to listen to AM radio for traffic info, until I got a phone with Google Maps
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