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

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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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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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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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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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Car audio wattage quesions, rated vs. peak, vs. RMS

I'm shopping on Sony's site for all the parts I need for a car audio system, and they have me confused on their power statistics. I understand what peak power is, and I know that I don't want my amp ...
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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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Honda 2002 Accord re-set after battery disconnect nightmare

I want to get my radio/car alarm re-set and I now have figured out my special code, but am I permanently locked out? The farthest step that I get is to see the serial number (U XXXX and L xxxx, ), ...
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Loss of power to the sound system. Can it be the ground?

I have a 2008 volkswagon rabbit. The sound system has stopped working completely. I've checked the fuses and none of them are blown. It is a stock 2008 vw rabbit 4 door which came with 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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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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Where's the radio?

I want to replace the radio on my Renault Grand Espace series 3 (T reg.) but can't find where all the wires go to. They must all end up in a central place, surely? Once found, I can extend them to ...
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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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Have a Ford Focus 2006 and need to enter code

The battery had been out as off road. I have the code but what do I press after entering it?
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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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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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Toyota Navigation System Connector doesn't fit Pioneer receiver

I'm trying to replace my car stereo in my 2006 Toyota Camry XLE with navigation system. I had the default navigation system Denso DW468100-0150 and wanted CarPlay and Bluetooth, so I bought the ...
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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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What kind of port/connector is this?

I just bought honda fit also known as jazz 1.3 hybrid 2011 from japan.But its manual is in Japanese and i just want to know what kind(name) of port/connector it is. Its under cigarette lighter and av ...
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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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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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Calibra 2400W Amp sound goes up and down

I jut installed Calibra 2400w amp, a sub and calibra 7" x 10" speakers on 2010 Hyundai i20. When the car is idling the sounds goes up and down on an amp( seems as if amp cut out) but when the car ...
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Where can I find the code for my Ford Figo music player

In changing cars, I have moved my old Ford Figo music player to the new car. But I have forgotten the codes for it. How can I find this?
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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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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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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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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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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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Need help with my cars music system

i own a 2012 Honda Civic lx. This trim does not come with Bluetooth. I was wondering if i can use the usb Port to connect "something" that can stream my music from my phone (like Spotify) to my car in ...
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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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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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Access car settings with aftermarket radio

I have an '03 Chevy Impala, and I wanted to upgrade its OEM radio (head unit) with an aftermarket one. I just have one concern. I recently realized (after reading the manual!) that the car has a "...
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BMW 118D RADIO PROBLEM

So I installed a after market radio. Apparently BMW doesn't have a ACC+ wire, only a constant 12V (yes it was weird for me also) I checked all the cables with my multi meter but there wasn't a single ...
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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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electric motor feedback thru stereo speakers

I just installed a JVC radio in my ELECTRIC Atomic cart. I get really loud motor feedback through the speakers that intensifies with motor speed. I guess it needs a filter of some type but I have no ...
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Speakers in the back not working anymore. Config or Hardware error?

I bought a Seat leon like 1 year ago with 6 speakers. 4 Of them being in the cockpit and 2 of them being in the backseat doors. When I switched into the sound configuration I had the option to change ...
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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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How to fix the songs order in folders in Odyssey?

I noticed that in my Honda Odyssey 2012, when I arrange MP3 songs by folders on a USB flash drive, the car's audio (factory built/stock head unit, not 3rd party or aftermarket) does not acknowledge ...
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Mitsubishi Colt trip computer mode change?

I have a Mitsubishi Colt (2004 model, 5-door) where I've replaced the factory head unit / radio. Unfortunately this meant I lost the capability of switching the trip computer modes (instant/average ...
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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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HuiFei Android HeadUp Unit not shutting down completely, ACC and CONST wires mixed up?

I Bought No brand Android head up unit from ebay (Hong Kong) here is a link to the unit Generic android 4.4.4 car stereo My car is Volkswagen Golf VI 2010 The problem is that when I turn the car off ...