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    Radio works with ignition off?

    My 90 Reatta, just discovered that with ignition off and key removed my radio still works....how bout yours?

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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Anything else stay on? Could be the RAP relay.
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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Quote Originally Posted by groingo View Post
    My 90 Reatta, just discovered that with ignition off and key removed my radio still works....how bout yours?
    What does RAP stand for?*-*ReattaOwner.com

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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    If it works until you open the door, everything is functioning as it should.
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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Retained Accessory Power.

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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Yep, opened door and all is quiet...this car is just chock full of little quirks....thanks!

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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Quirks? That my friend is a designed feature!
    And if you had the '88/89 Reatta you would have an all digital car and a "SHOW"!
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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Quote Originally Posted by DAVES89 View Post
    Quirks? That my friend is a designed feature!
    And if you had the '88/89 Reatta you would have an all digital car and a "SHOW"!


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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Mine times out eventually. Don't remember how long.
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    Nice video of the light show Marck.

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    Re: Radio works with ignition off?

    Don't remember how long.
    10 minutes.
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