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I swear I've tried every imaginable combination of buttons on the stereo, but I can't figure it out. Anyone know how to this?
 

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Well, there aren't any "Set" buttons anywhere on it.

I've tried combinations of buttons, i.e. holding down Scan+Seek, Recall+Scan, etc. I've also tried holding down buttons for several seconds to see if any of them would put the clock into "set mode", but no dice.

Any other ideas?
 

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It's a stock Delco stereo with cassette player. The volume knob is at the top and the tuning knob is below.

There are four preset buttons, and you pull the buttons to set stations for them, sort of like in really old cars, but these are not mechanical.

On the left side of the preset buttons is a Scan button, and there is a Seek button on the right of the preset buttons.

There aren't any "Set" buttons anywhere. I'm totally stumped.

I don't have my camera handy at the moment, but I found this Eldo interior shot on eBay that shows a stereo very similar to the one I have. You can't see the buttons too well, but maybe it will be familiar to someone who knows these older Delco systems really well...

 

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Originally posted by PontiacJ8@Apr 5 2004, 05:05 PM
Your radio looks just like the one in my Monte Carlo except I don't have the tape player....try this B) :
Turn off the radio, pull out on the seek or scan button-
Seek being the hour and scan being the Minutes ;)
THAT'S IT!!!!!

THANKS!! :D :D :D :D :D

Wow. You pull on those buttons. Who'd a' thunk it. :blink:
 

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Originally posted by PontiacJ8@Apr 5 2004, 05:46 PM
No problem :lol: , you could've always looked in the owners manual if you got one ;)
Ain't got one. :(

I just bought the car from a private party a few days ago, and he didn't have a manual.

Thanks again! :woot2:
 

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Originally posted by MCGARRETT@Apr 6 2004, 06:19 AM
DUH.....Sorry, I was thinking the later Delco 2000 series radios, the radio was introduced in 1984 in Cadillacs, and the early ones do have the "pull" style memory buttons.

Nice Eldo...Is it a Biarritz? I have a 1978 Biarritz myself.
Yup. It's decked out pretty nicely and it's in really good shape. Needs a little bit of work, but it's near-perfect.

The '79-'85 Eldorado is, IMO, one of the prettiest Cadillacs ever produced, although I'm also a big fan of the previous generation Eldo.

I have pics at home that I'll post later on so you can admire it. :D

How's yours? Any pics to show it off? I looked in the garage but didn't find any entries under your name...
 

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Originally posted by MCGARRETT@Apr 6 2004, 12:26 PM
I agree 1979 to 1985 Eldorados are very nice cars, I prefer the 1979 and 80 versions, with either the Fuel Injected Oldsmobile gas 350 or the new for 1980 Cadillac 368/6.0 lire V8, before the 4-6-8 incident of 1981, and before the small aluminum 4100 V8 from 1982. Nothing wrong with the 4100, I just like the bigger motors.
You ain't kiddin'. As much as I love my Eldo, it's slightly disappointing to know that my Saturn has a higher horsepower rating. :blink:
 

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Here's a pic as promised.

This is one of the original Auto Trader pictures, i.e. I wanted to get a better angle, but it's too dark outside to take pictures. Anyway, here's the latest addition to my small collection, a beautiful 1985 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz. Try not to drool on your keyboard... :rolleyes:

 
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