Q: No sound from speakers but the dash panel works

asked by on October 01, 2016

Some told me that my radio may not be working due to the audio control module. I don't know what that is but my car has no sound from speakers

My car has 87489 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi, thanks for writing in. This is likely an issue with the audio control module which controls the output to speakers and any pre-amp controls. I recommend having one of our certified automotive technicians from YourMechanic come to your home or office to inspect, diagnose, and repair the issue.

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