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Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by alexander323bc, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. Apr 8, 2011 at 6:04 AM
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    alexander323bc

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    2011 stock radio has the text button that was in my old 4 runner. In my 4runner I could touch that button and it would tell the song that was playing on the radio. That button doesn't do anything on my tacoma. Anyway I can enable it?
     
  2. Apr 8, 2011 at 1:37 PM
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    mainerinexile

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    In my 2008, the text button is for the CD, not the radio.
     
  3. Apr 8, 2011 at 1:42 PM
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    sean266

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    My 2009 has the text button but when pressed it never shows the song or artist being played
     
  4. Apr 8, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    i have to hit my 07 button twice. hit it once and it acts like it wants to think so I HIT IT AGAIN!! . . . and then it works for radio. ive yet to give it a cd it can read. even purchased ones.
     
  5. Apr 8, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    Jester243

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    it works here for radio stations but only ones that support RDS. On one station it is great on the other it just scrolls the station slogon instead of artist and song. :( I have a few cd's it won't read the cd name but it will read the song title.
     
  6. Apr 8, 2011 at 2:48 PM
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  7. Apr 8, 2011 at 2:50 PM
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    i never knew what that button was for.
    awesome, going to go try that later today :)
     
  8. Apr 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    only works for me with CD's that i've burned. maybe purchased ones too but i haven't done that in a decade.
     
  9. Apr 8, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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    Yes it does if the station suppors RDS if it does the radio will display a small "msg" on the screen. When the text button is pressed it will display the info. at least on my 2008, they may have removed that feature. [​IMG]
     
  10. Apr 8, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    BrettBretterson

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    Only the JBL model supports RDS, you must not have the JBL. If you do have the JBL then yes it does work, and no stations in your area support RDS.
     
  11. Apr 8, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    well thats depressing, i have the non. i've always liked the ones that tell you what song is playing.
     
  12. Apr 8, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    sean266

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    I have the JBL 6disc, sub that came stock with the truck. No RDS stations in Denver?
     
  13. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:36 AM
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    alexander323bc

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    After reading all the posts all I appreciate everyone's help. My 4runner had the JBL and it worked with radio stations. I put a cd in, hit the text button and it worked for a cd. So that answers my question thanks everyone.
     
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