It drops out for 1 or 2 seconds, every 8 to 10 seconds, and it is like torture. My 2014 Chrysler continually displayed the acquiring signal banner, initially it locked onto a signal in a few minutes. Why Does My Car Stereo Keep Resetting? Malfunction in Memory Wire. Is this a known fault and should the dealer be able to fix it? Finally, having a working radio would last up to an hour and longer. The radio constantly loses the signal. I have 2 portable DAB radios & they are both utter garbage, losing signal whenever an aircraft is nearby, so there is no way I will have one for my car. I have a one year old Renault Kadjar with dab radio and Bose speakers. Try troubleshooting and fixing the problem at home before taking your car into the dealer or auto repair shop. Using common computer logic, I tried a hard reset. Nonethelesss, it took progressively longer for the process to complete. I have recently purchased a new car - a Ford Fiesta - which has an in built Digital Radio. It can be frustrating to turn on your car stereo and find out that the sound has cut out. Ford car radio losing signal. Unless you live in open country, close to a transmitter, then you will have problems. I get about fifteen minutes of perfect radio sound and then it disappears and all I get is static and squealing hi, you could try plugging a spare antenna in where the stock one is but it sounds like its toast so call around at junkyards. My car radio, which is in a Seat Cordoba MKII and which has the LCD display and air conditioning displaying on the same screen, keeps losing signal. One tiny issue I seem to be having is the DAB radio signal as it keeps dropping out. It also switches itself on when taking sharp right hand turns above about 10 mph. SEAT Ibiza and Cordoba had them between 1999 and 2002. In looking at how the antenna was mounted, it does not have a robust rubber boot or gasket between hard plastic and metal roof. When I drive through the City Centre, particularly between tall buildings the signal drops and the sound disappears completely. Stereos in cars are very sensitive. They often create problems and are very annoying. Thank you. I have a “bluetooth” radio I recently put in my car and bought a new car kit to make it work, but the radio keeps saying “no car kit” despite trying everything we know. We have explained all the major reasons that make car stereo to reset, along with this we have added proven methods to fix this. Radio receivers constantly pick up on electronic activity in the vicinity, from things such as microwaves and lightbulbs, and interpret it as a signal, creating interference. Wiring, fuses, speakers and antennas can often cause a loss of sound. I was delighted at the prospect of having a Digital Radio in the car, but have been disappointed with the reception. Checking these areas might save you money. 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