Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I set a station preset on the radio?

asked by on

How do I set a station preset on the radio?

While you can use the tuning knob, the seek button or the scan button to find stations to listen to, you can also program in your favorite stations so you can listen to them without having to cycle through the entire band. Programming the station presets is simple. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Turn the ignition to on or to accessory mode.

  2. Turn on the radio.

  3. Make sure you’re on the right band (AM or FM).

  4. Tune to the station you want to program (using the tuner knob or the seek button).

  5. Press and hold the preset button where you want to store the station.

  6. Listen for a beep. Let go of the button when you hear the beep.

  7. Repeat these steps for each station you want to program.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car stereo not working

Have a mechanic, such as one of our YourMechanic experts, check the audio system's electrical connections and fuses. The mechanic should check the operation of the radio head unit as well as look for any internal faults.

Q: How do I use the auxiliary port?

Your car’s radio provides you with the means to access a wide range of entertainment, from AM/FM stations to CDs to MP3s and more. You can also connect other audio devices to the radio with the auxiliary connector. Doing so...

Q: My car vibrate when I switch on the AC/ I changed e mount plus e spark plug but still vibrate a lot. Please help

Hello. There are several components that will lead to the vehicle vibrating when the A/C is on. With the motor mounts and spark plugs eliminated from the list, you should check into the operation of the air conditioning. The first...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.