3. I found it hard to believe. Tried tilting steering wheel. Bench Test the Head Unit and Replace if Needed If your radio has power and ground, and it isn’t in any kind of anti-theft mode, then it has probably failed, and the only fix will be to replace it. In the past he told me if the seat belt is not buckled the radio will not play. However yesterday when he picked me up the message center on the dash said something like audio will be unmuted when seat belt is … My dad has a 2012 Ford F-150. Car was fine. I have a 2016 Ford Transit 350 the radio controls got cleaned with a chemical that kind of melted the keys so we replaced the panel with the radio controls but the ... installed new radio. Inspection of my fuse show no defect and simple reinstallation took care of everything (like rebooting a computer). Sometimes it'll go days without doing it, other times it happens a couple times a day. "Audio Off" on sync3 display but won't turn on? 171Dennis on 10-18-2018. Now car won't turn over or even try 2 crank. It's intermittent but has happened several times in the week i've had the truck. 2008 F150 - Stock radio with upgraded speakers? 232. IT IS AN INTERMITTENT PROBLEM, BUT FORD HAS REFUSED TO FIX THE PROBLEM. 01-03-2021 11:37 AM by JfraGaleRock. Average failure mileage is 26,200 miles. Ford F-150 owners have reported 30 problems related to radio/tape cd player (under the equipment category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. i have taken my 2016 ford f-150 in to have the radio fixed three time, because when i go to start my truck the radio doesn't power up. 01-02-2021 04:29 PM by jdunk54nl. jjw2372 on 12-31-2020. 211. it has just a blank screen. I've tried restarting several times (turning car on/off) without success. Didn't work. 01-03-2021 02 ... JfraGaleRock on 01-02-2021. The 2016 Ford F-150 has 11 problems reported for multiple electrical issues. 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