Questions tagged [audio]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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My stereo turns off when I step on my brakes

I have a 1996 hyundai accent and after driving to a few places with no problem. But while coming up to a traffic light I stepped on my brake to slow down and my stereo went off, I released the brake ...
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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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Put in aftermarket stereo and used aftermarket wiring harness adapter… won't work unless connect battery and ACC wire together? Draining battery

I have put an aftermarket Double Din stereo in my 2001 Nissan Xterra and used the correct aftermarket wiring harness adapter kit. I have wired it color for color with the exception of leaving the ...
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Power door lock failure when engine is off

I have a 2003 Honda Civic ex sedan and recently the power door lock stopped working. I can manually lock and unlock all the doors and when I turn my engine on and start driving I can use the power ...
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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!
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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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Aftermarket radio cuts out as soon as I accelerate on my 1987 Mercedes

Radio works perfectly when parked and upon accelerating all power to radio is lost and returns as soon as I come to a red light or stop sign. I removed the engine ground strap and cleaned the areas ...
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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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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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Is it possible to remove speakers from Camry and put it in a Versa?

So I have a 2007 Toyota Camry with a blown head gasket. I found a company to buy the car and their requirements of what needs to be functional is pretty basic. So I am sure I can take my speakers off ...
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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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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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Trouble connecting 16 pin car stereo power cable to Pioneer radio

A bit of a mystery to me (I'm new to this). I have a power cable in my car like this: The back of my new Pioneer stereo has a connector like this: Basically it doesn't fit (the plug does not have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Z3 Woofer Getting an RPM Signal: Thump Thump etc

The car is a 2000 2.8 z3. The audio system is basically original, HK, with a woofer in the center console between the seats. The problem is that the woofer in the center console is getting a speed ...
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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 do I unlock radio after changing battery in 2009 Honda Accord EXL?

Hi everyone okay so I changed the battery of my car and the antitheft system reset. I cannot get into my radio for the life of me. I called the previous owner and he said he took the radio out before ...
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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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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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Odd squeak from axle/bearing area at any speed

My FWD 2001 Ford Focus has an odd rubbery squeak sound combined with a more thumpy sound from inside the vehicle at any speed. There is no sound when accelerating, and a slight sound (much less) when ...
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BMW head unit losing memory after some time

I have bought an aftermarket head unit and a harness adaptor for the BMW. I'm not great with cars but thought I'd give this a go myself. The harness has a flying red wire which required connection to ...
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No FM/AM audio output on car radio, RDS and CD working

Strange issue with my 2011 Kia Picanto. When on AM or FM while the radio can scan and find stations, tune to them and display the RDS data for them, there is no sound output. At first it started off ...
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BMW E90 Aftermarket Head Unit Eonon GA9165B Installation Troubleshoot with Auto StartStop Button

I just bought the Eonon GA9165B Android 7" head unit for my 2007 BMW E90 and I think I may have a potential problem with my Auto Start Stop button as I don't think they have considered that some E90s ...
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Newly self-installed stereo system quiet with poor, tinny sound quality

I recently bought a Pioneer stereo system (FH-X700BT) for my 2008 Hyundai Sonata. The Sonata still has its factory speakers. The factory stereo was working fine, I just wanted something other than 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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Undoing auto select radio stations on a 2016 Honda CRV

I have a 2016 Honda CRV. I had setup my radio station presets on my car. Someone was playing with the controls and "Auto selected" to the strongest radio stations in the area. Is there a way to undo ...
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2 stereos, 1 car… Can it be done

I recently bought a 05 Scion xA and replaced my head unit. It's a Kenwood DPX503BT. I moved it to the lower cubby on my dashboards console leaving the top empty. Now I'm wanting to install a Eincar ...
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Does shortcut with radio's wire harness 12v constant (Yellow) and the red (accesorry 12v) could have damaged car components?

Here is the diagram of Factory radio wiring ... I burned a 10 a fuse linking the radio itself and the Clock. But i didnt removed the battery doing the job si thats why i have shortcut .... Yeah it ...
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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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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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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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Gm intelilink upgrade

I have a Vauxhall astra excite 2015 plate and i was wondering if there was anyway of upgrading from that horrible orange screen to a more efficient touchscreen, i would normally know these things but ...
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Stereo Headunit resets everytime its switched off/on

Car: Audi TT 2011 Stereo unit: Pioneer SPH DA120 New on here and dont usually need to ask but i cant find an answer to my problem anywhere. Had a huge headache installing my head unit and a new sub ...
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Aftermarket radio install doesn't turn on. 2009 Saturn Aura XE

I have a 2009 Saturn Aura XE that I'm trying to put a new radio and subs in. I've connected the harness correctly and it doesn't power on. I know I have the correct one because the other one activated ...
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How do I prevent the FM radio coming on automatically in a Chevrolet Equinox?

I have paired my bluetooth phone with a Chevrolet Equinox. It works well for playing music, etc. I leave the phone paired and playing audio when I park it, shut it off, and walk away. However, when I ...
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Radio problems?

I took out the factory radio in my 2001 Buick LeSabre an tried to hook my new radio but once I got it hooked an turned the car to on the radio came on but started turning on and off what would cause ...
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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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2009 Ford E350 Econoline Passenger van OEM Navi upgrade w Ford Sony Factory Amp

I purchased used Factory OEM units for my E350 Van, but not sure how the wiring harness attaches from the vehicle to the Amplifier to the Navi. The Amp is Sony 18B849 and the Navi is OEM Ford Model (...