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

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NHZT-W58 Sat Nav

Can someone please help me to show how to change language setting from Japanese to English on sat nav system model NHZT-W58. Thank you in advance.
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2013 Accord HDD gone after factory reset

I performed a factory reset on my 2013 Accord EXL but now there is no HDD available. I have am/fm/cd/xm, but no HDD. Is there a way to recover this without a trip to the dealer?
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JVC KW-AV50 has weird issue with MP3 stored on USB

My car is installed with JVC KW-AV50, a multi-purpose system. Now I'm facing a weird issue while trying to play MP3 songs via USB drive (recently bought new SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB USB 2.0 Flash ...
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Pioneer radio not switching off when ignition off

I've just bought a Pioneer DEH-S720DAB to replace an old radio-cassette in my car. The car's existing wiring seems to match the Pioneer's, I just need to plug them into the Pioneer's wiring but when I ...
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My Honda CR-V car radio won’t accept the reset codes

I got my reset code and when I enter it on the radio, nothing happens, it’s like I’m not even pushing the buttons. But when I hit the 1 and 6, it works fine to get the serial #.
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Ford Fusion 2014 unused connector under rear seat

I have Ford Fusion 2014 2.5 and I would like to put a subwoofer+amp in the trunk. Under rear seat, right side, close to the trunk, there is unused connector with 5 wires. Could someone please help me? ...
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New radio does not switch on

I have a 2009 Multispace diesel 1.6. The original radio was replaced some years ago with a Sony Stereo which suddenly stopped working. I used a multimeter to confirm that 12.5 volts was being ...
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Do I need a DAB ariel/antenna when installing a DAB radio in an older car?

I have a 1991 Mazda MX5, currently in the UK and considering adding a DAB radio before moving to Switzerland. Do I also need to install a DAB ariel/antenna ?
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What are my options to add Bluetooth connectivity to a 2007 Honda Civic FD4 (without FM Tx)?

2007 Honda Civic FD4 didn't come with Bluetooth support. I am aware of adding the Bluetooth connectivity through an FM transmitter to use the car audio setup, but I'm looking for a better way with ...
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Blurry/wavy lines on HELP 2017 Nissan Rogue after installing aftermarket kenwood radio

I want to start by saying that i am not the most car savvy guy. This is why i’m here for help :) I replaced my factory 2017 Nissan Rogue radio for a kenwood 6.2 inch aftermarket radio. This caused ...
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How is the rear USB port of a car stereo system supposed to be used?

For a 2011 Toyota Corolla which doesn't come with an USB port pre-installed, I am looking for a car stereo system (to replace the factory default one) equipped with an USB port. Amazon lists a bunch ...
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Mitsubishi Lancer 2017 AUX input

I have a 2017 Mitsubishi Lancer Black Edition CF Auto MY17. As shown below, the factory (stock) head unit has an AUX option, but there is no 3.5mm AUX input anywhere in the car. The USB/iPod option ...
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2012 kia soul need stereo wiring diagram

I have a 2012 Kia Soul with the premium UVO sound system (factory sub,etc). I just got this car and i want to replace the deck with an Android Auto deck i already own and sub box, but keep the ...
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What is tuner amperer and will it fix issue with radio?

I'm not sure if that's how you spell it, but the Mazda technician said "tuner amperer". In any case, I recently went to a Mazda dealer because there was radio static every time I hit the brake. This ...
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Car Radio stop playing when the car is in motion / moving

My Car radio stop playing when the car start to move. If i play the radio when is not moving i don't exprience the stop / play what could be the problem? I took the car to the dealership and they said ...
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Trouble with car audio system

I recently got a used 2016 Toyota Prius C. This is the first car I've driven that has built-in bluetooth audio, and I've gotten that working just fine, but everything I play just shows the generic "...
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Will unplugging 97 Dodge radio reset volume?

On my 97 Dodge Ram 1500, the radio volume knob is broken. Turning it either direction only raises the volume. Now I accidently raised the volume too high, and have no way to lower it. Will ...
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Change antenna on '16 Mazda CX-5?

I just bought a universal antenna at pepboys, and I would like to remove the antenna and install this new one. I have a 2016 Mazda CX-5 Sport. I searched the internet, but didn't find anything ...
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Differences between genuine antenna and universal antenna?

I have a '16 Mazda CX-5 and the dealer told me that the antenna needed to be replaced. A genuine Mazda antenna is almost $110 (with shipping) while my local pepboys has a universal antenna for less ...
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USB portal and radio does not turn off and buttons don't work

I recently plugged my charger cord into my usb portal and now my radio does nothing it will not shut off or on just stays stuck in usb mode what should I do? I have a 2004 Nissan Armada
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JVC Clock Question

I have one question and no one can seem to give me a straight answer, all I would like to know is: for my JVC; model KW-R930BTS car stereo does the power need to be on to see the clock?
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Should ground wires be fused?

I'm installing a ham radio transceiver into my car, which draws up to 25 amps and can't be used with the 12V socket. Instead, I'm following this and this and similar guides, which recommend running a ...
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Turn signal on causes whining in the sound system?

The turn signals on my 2007 Suburban LTZ cause a whining sound (apparently in the speakers) when the signal switch is on. The signals operate appropriately and blink at the correct rate and on either ...
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2009 Honda Accord Radio Replacement

I recently replaced the radio in my 2009 Honda Accord coupe. I did so because the auxiliary function in my old radio stopped working. So, I bought a factory radio with the same face code - 3PA5 - and ...
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No front speaker sound with after-market receiver using RCA

VEHICLE: 2008 A4 S-Line (Quattro) FACTORY SOUND: Symphony II (Blaupunkt) AFTER-MARKET RECEIVER: Pioneer AVH-X5700BHS The Pioneer receiver I purchased has both a "pre-amp" side and RCA. For the last ...
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How do I connect an Antenna Cable to a Sat Nav's Power Cable?

I have just purchased a new Sat Nav Unit and would like to connect my original Radio Antenna to the Sat Nav Unit, so that I am able to pick up Radio Stations and control their output via the Sat Nav ...
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Troubleshooting Crackling Tweeters in a 2010 Infiniti G37x

I recently got a used 2010 Infiniti G37x with the Bose sound system and noticed that the tweeters have a slight crackling sound when playing most songs. I assumed they were blown so I replaced both ...
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Battery light is on causing problems with audio system

I have a 2004 mustang GT with the 4.6L N/A V8 and I am having some troubles. My car had some issues about a month ago. And I had to replace the intake manifold the alternator the water pump and the ...
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Fitting double-din audio to Toyota Verso 2016

I have a UK-spec 2016 Toyota Verso. This model has a dashboard that is laid out slightly differently from the model that immediately preceded it, and is quite different from the earlier "Corolla Verso"...
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Car stereo turns off when the cooling fan comes on

I drive a Honda Civic 2008 model. I noticed that when driving, my car stereo momentarily switches off and back on after about 3-5 seconds when the radiator/condenser cooling fans come on. The lights ...
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Ford focus Radio code

I was doing some maintenance for my ford focus and i eventually took the battery out and the radio is now asking for an unlock code.Can someone help me with my ford focus radio code with the serial ...
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Radio will not work

I have the radio code to unlock my radio however when I enter it it will not work. It comes up with an error code. So frustrated what should I do?
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Can I attach my Pioneer radios “remote control” wire (blue,white) to both the Power antenna and Amp Turn On wires of the harness (Maestro)

My Pioneer aftermarket radio has a Blue/white wire labelled "remote control" I have read that I can connect this to either the Power antenna wire, or the amp turn on wire. Is there a way I can ...
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'91 Ranger Radio Circuit Board

I want to disable the tape deck from my '91 Ford Ranger factory stereo, and solder an AUX cable in its place. I took the radio apart, and to to get to the top of the board and find the labeled ...
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How to know the radio size for a Toyota Corolla 2018?

I want to buy an aftermarket stereo for my Toyota Corolla 2018 SE, and on some website to check compatibility, I have the choice of a 6 inches, or a 7 inches stereo. I really don't know what this ...
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Radio frequency

I got a problem with my radio of Honda Accord Euro 2010. It’s not showing up AM frequency. FM is fine MW is fine but not AM (kHz). Can anyone please help me that What to do? Thanks
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Citroen C4 video screens, what video input?

I have recently bought a 2011 Citroen C4 Grand Picasso. It comes with video screens in the back of the driver and passenger seat, but no obvious way to use them. The car did not come with the (stock)...
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SONY DSX-A400BT radio forgets its settings at a long standstill in Renault Megane 2

I recently replaced the factory TunerList radio in my Renault Megane 2 (2003) with a Sony DSX-A400BT. Everything works correctly except that the radio forgets the settings, but it is not a problem of ...
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Car wont start with the radio on

Its just a minor issue that bugs me. My Ford Focus 2005 1.6 Petrol wont start if the radio is ON. Just cranks. The battery is like 4 weeks old. Brand new. Its not a big deal but that never happened ...
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mazda clarion C9CE car radio

i have this model of a radio in my car but can't change the language from Japanese to English. have tried to look for language change option in the setting but couldn't find it. pleases help
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Why radio shuts off on start

Can someone explain why the modern car radio, even in a Prius, momentarily shuts off when the car is started? Is it taking up that much current that it had to be disconnected? Does it happen to AC too?...
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2008 Audi a6 anyway to play music from smartphone

Is there any aux inputs on a 2008 Audi a6 I'm going to get one tomorrow and at the dealership, I never checked online I came across a few places saying it does and it doesn't does anyone know if it ...
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Mazda 6 Car audio system

Recently I have purchased a used Mazda 6 (2010). But It has some problem with the sound system. I have noticed that only the rear door speakers are working (front door speakers and the speakers behind ...
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Cannot operate car audio system, Only works in reverse gear

From few days in my Honda Fit GP5 2014, the car audio system (pioneer AVH-265BT) can only operate on the reverse gear. If I'm not on the reverse gear setup is fully locked and I can't control anything....
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s-max blaupunkt travelpilot nx manual and repair manual

I have been buying a sat/nav from 2012 and my car S-max 2,5 are from 2007, I can not get the climate control to function, any ideas ??
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Static in Double Din Stereo Unit

I recently installed an aftermarket Android based navigation/stereo double din in my vehicle. I have a 2002 camry with JBL. I am using this wiring harness from Metra. Everything works well with the ...
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Red and yellow wires to aftermarket stereo system have no power

I have a 2001 Chevy Silverado diesel 2500 4x4. I took my old stereo out which had power to it, and I installed my new stereo. Now the red and yellow wires have no power! (They did before.) I ...
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FORD RADIO CODE

I have a C series 6000 CD in a 2006 Ford Fiesta originally sold in the Netherlands. None of the online radio code finder services have worked. Please provide the code so I can unlock my stereo. The ...
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Webservice for looking up radio codes for a car?

I've browsed the web a bit, and often come across some shady folks asking donations/free advertising in exchange for getting a radio code to use when connecting a radio to a car, eg. after replacing ...
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Installing in a vehicle with no ACC position

I have a 2008 Ducato with no ACC position on the ignition. Can I still install a Pioneer SPH-230DAB?

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