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Questions tagged [audio]

Questions regarding OEM and aftermarket in-car audio / ICE equipment.

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Wiring for radio issues?

I have a 04 jeep grand cherokee special edition and the factory harness was cut out so I figured whatever I'll just hard wire it. Found all the speaker wire colors matches them up but the battery ...
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2017 Nissan Altima Bluetooth On/Off

I just purchased a 2017 Nissan Altima and I was able to pair my iPhone 8 to the Bluetooth, however every time I start my car the Bluetooth feature on my car is off. So if I want to utilize the ...
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How to secure Kenwood radio in polo 2012

I have upgraded my factory radio since my polo comes with a no frills CD and radio. At the back there is m4 threaded screw hole which appears to match with another hole in the pic. Am guessing ...
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Alternator regulator gone bad 3x in one day

I have a 2008 Toyota Camry 2.4l. My problem is battery is over charging causing amplifier ground wire to blow fuses and also melt the wire, battery tested it is good. Tested alternator and tested bad ...
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2006 Honda accord radio code

Changed the battery on my car and it's asking for a code and I have the code but one of the numbers is an 8 and of course only goes up to 6 , how do i press in number 8
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Audio install in 2008 Corolla has affected gear shift light and headlights?

I recently had the radio replaced with smart audio in our 2008 Toyota Corolla. Although the new audio is great, mysteries have arisen which the Best Buy mechanic will try to solve at a later date. ...
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Constant power to radio?

Normally, my understanding is that power to the radio is cut when the ignition is turned off. I am looking at installing a normal computer in a car (not an Android) and the problem is that if you ...
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No sound from Citroen Relay stereo when connected to amp

I have a Citroen Relay (Jumper in some countries like a Fiat Ducato or Peugeot Boxer) with a sound system that I think is called a Fiat Continental 250 VP, and may have a system called uConnect (it's ...
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How to enter the Radio security code

I have the radio security code now I need to know how to enter it. Can you help me please? I have a 2002 Honda Civic
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Radio malfunction

I have a 2012 Dodge caliber and my radio plays music, then suddenly stops for a couple seconds, and then plays music again. It continually does this as long as the radio is on and playing some type ...
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What would cause my 2014 Honda Civic Ex radio to require the unlock code?

When I started my car today, it asked for the radio unlock code. I entered the code and everything was normal - the radio worked for the remainder of the trip, and when I turned the car off and on ...
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Radio sound issues

I have a 2003 acura mdx. Radio worked but CD player n tape player did not work only radio. I went to a junkyard where I found the same vehicle and pulled the radio plugged it in just as the other ...
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Something is causing my 12V ignition wire for the stereo not to function

I have 2002 ford focus and I installed a new stereo system it was working fine.... then I had to pull the stereo out again b/c I forgot to install Mic. and cig lighter.... after I hooked those things ...
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2001 Chevy Impala Radio problem

I am trying to put a new stereo in and my alarm goes off when I hook it up. Why does it do this, and how can I fix it?
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Car speaker crackling noise

my car speakers make a cracking and popping noise when playing music loud. The problem doesn't happen when car is in ignition, only makes noise when car is running. It seems to be in the driver side ...
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Can I swap speakers from current car to new car?

Just bought a new car(Civic em1 1999) but it has horrible quality sound. Pioneer system though so I imagine speakers just need changing. Old car has good sound. Instead of buying new speakers, if I ...
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How to avoid (if possible) equipment damage when mounting a gramophone on a car

This is a question on the verge of general DIY/engineering and car modification: I am planning to mount a turntable/gramophone either in my car, or (an even stranger idea I know) on the exterior, i.e. ...
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How to find a replacemen car stereo display

I am trying to replace the radio module on my Qashqai+2 2010. I have found some online stores, where you can get radios, but no information about which radio is compatible with what car. Can I just ...
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Can you please help me identify the pins that are of audio out and for the subwoofers?

The image below is of the BOCSH navigation system that is pre installed in my car. I was not able to find any information about the pins from manual nor the sticker with this info is placed on ...
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Toyota Avensis 2003: Convert ancient phone cradle to AUX?

I've removed the ancient handsfree cradle in my 2003 Avensis. It was originally installed by a Toyota garage. I've put a DAB+ adapter where it used to be, and plan to power it using the 12 V DC ...
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My car stereo is not getting enough voltage

My car stereo is not getting enough power. I have Diahatsu Mira. The yellow wire has 4.2 volts without anything connected (I have measured it with multimeter). And red wire has 0 volts. My Stereo is ...
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In which direction a bass tube place in a sedan car trunk?

I am from India. I am having Ford Fiesta 2010 model sedan car with JBL 1200 Watts bass tube. So there are so many placing techniques described for bass boxes in the trunk. But I cannot find one for ...
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Do i need a separate powerswitch for amplifier besides remote

I have a Ford Fiesta 2010 model. Its fitted with JBL GT5-A402 amplifier with 240 watt. It is connected to a Pioneer head unit. Rem wire is working fine. Amplifier is powered directly by the battery ...
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My radio says ERRE only. How do I get the word CODE to show?

I need to reset my 2004 Honda radio. I have the code and the serial number. I can't get the screen to show the word CODE. It shows ERRE only and won't change to CODE. What do I do?
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After few minutes, car radio extremely heat up and right side of speakers stop working

I have a car radio, like on images, radio goes 4-5 months without problems, and after 4-5 months I start having problem that after about 10-15 minutes of using the radio extremely heat up and right ...
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Speaker bass buzz

I am having some major troubles. I installed a custom sound system into a C5 Corvette. The deck is a KVT-7012BT Kenwood ( I used speaker wire to ground the RCAs). The speakers are Pioneers; two ...
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Battery Drain Immediatly

So, I am currently putting in a finalized sound system in a 1998 C5 corvette. I finally put the whole thing together( 4 speakers, hooked to an Alpine amp with RCAs. And a amp included sub box, the ...
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Have unlock and serial number, but it won't let me enter code

I got the serial number for my radio and my unlock code. When I try to put the code in, I get error messages. I have a 2010 Honda FIT sport. Please help! :)
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Vehicle audio system cuts off

So I've lately had a problem with my vehicle where my car's entire audio system will cut off for a brief period of time whenever I apply brakes (brake lights turn on), or when I use my turn signal ...
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Av input Citroen c5 break

So I have found this av input in my Citroen c5 break 2.0 vtr in the glove compartment. I fail to find in the manual what it is for and google is not being much help either. Does anyone know what it ...
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Aftermarket stereo with alternator whine

I replaced the OEM stereo unit in my 2001 Toyota Celica with an aftermarket one to have bluetooth, USB connectivity, etc. No new wires were added, I just used the original wiring with an adaptor like ...
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2010 Honda Accord with intermittent electrical shut down problem

I have a 2010 Honda Accord EXL with about 74,000 miles and I live in Southern California. For the past 2 months, I've been experiencing intermittent electrical shut downs while driving: Scenario 1: ...
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Retrieve Honda CRV Radio's serial number?

My Honda CRV 2001 does not have manuals, and I did not find any serial number in the glove box. I followed these steps below to obtain the serial number by looking at the device display: Turn the ...
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Alternator whine with perfectly run wires

I know a fair bit about car audio, and so does my friends. We've installed probably 10-20 big time audio upgrades, meaning new speakers all around and medium to insane subwoofers in the trunk. However,...
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Pioneer stereo parking brake wire issue

I have a 2003 toyota rav4 and I'm trying to install a new Pioneer double din stereo. I've wired almost everything up correctly and it runs without any issue, except the stereo always thinks that I'm ...
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Does the Mitsubishi Pajero io 2006 have an AUX input?

The radio on this Mitsubishi Pajero io (2006) has aux listed as an input source option but I don't see an aux plug anywhere.
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Toyota corolla 2004 with Kenwood KDC-BT510U problem

I just installed a new radio on my Toyota Corolla 2004. The radio is a Kenwood KDC-BT510U. When I have the Auto 2 on the tuner seek you can go through the frequencies that are stored in memory using ...
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Problem turning on my radio

Hello I had to replace my battery on my 2007 Honda Accord after I replaced it my radio won't turn on.
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Ford Mondeo mk3 Radio 6006e ISO adaptor

I need to replace a radio-cd 6006e and I need the ISO adaptor. I don't know what is it or where to find that information. Thanks,
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radio reset accord

I've been trying to mess around in the touch screen android system for couple days trying to figure out a way to install apps like Waze and any app for the matter of fact. I went into the diagnostic ...
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2004 ford focus Dual Radio loses memory like the time every time the car is shut off?

I just replaced the radio in my 2004 Ford Focus to a Dual Radio and now every time the car shuts off. The time and memory erase and I have to program it again when the car is running. Please help?
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Where is the Audi A3 non-bose amplifier?

I have a 2009 Audi A3 with the chorus system. I can't locate the amplifier, where is it located? (Its non bose so it's not in boot)
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Car speakers making humming/crackling noise after installing aftermarket stereo

So over a year now i had installed an aftermarket stereo which worked perfectly fine for a couple months after installing it properly making it a molex connector as a new harness. Fast forward, the ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee oscillating radio alternator whine

I am getting an alternator whine through the radio, but it's not 100% consistent. It will whine for 7 seconds or so, then stop for about 30-45 seconds, and then repeat. I've tried toggling the heat/...
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Need color codes for 2016 Ford Transit radio wiring harness

I need the color codes for a 2016 Transit 250 radio wiring harness or a universal car radio wiring harness.
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How can I identify the connectors for my stereo?

I have a 1996 Volvo 850 and the stereo has two connectors, a rectangular one and a circular plug. Are these connectors to a common standard, or it is some vehicle-specific wiring that need to find a ...
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Ford Falcon 1999 Radio won't let me press any keys to enter security code

This was actually an issue before the reset. All of the buttons on the radio stopped working except for the volume knob. I figured this was a battery problem. It's a pretty old car and maybe not ...
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Best way of power desktop speaker in car

I want to power up my Sony SRS-D9 multimedia speakers in car. The speaker system powered by an adaptor which having input : AC 120V-240V~50/60Hz 60W out put : DC 18V 2.6A I am living in India. Here ...
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I've unlocked my radio but it keeps needing to be reset again!

I have an 03 Honda Accord EX non navigation radio. I've unlocked my radio by holding down the 1 and 6 and also the power button. I know the code number and I entered it and the radio comes on but ...
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Kenwood stereo stuck with only “Standby” after battery died

My car battery died, and now my KCD-BT268U only shows "Standby" when I turn it on. No choice to see the Tuner, Aux, et cetera. How do I get it back? I really miss listening to the radio!