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Questions tagged [audio]

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

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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 (...
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Car Stereo and separate clock keep resetting when car is turned off

Car Stereo and separate clock keep resetting when car is turned off. I bought recently a 2005 Kia Spectra. Car had several previous owners. Stereo is aftermarket pioneer. The stock clock in the car ...
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Sound system on Volvo V40 MY 2013

Has anyone on the Continent managed to upgrade a factory installed "Performance" sound system on a Volvo V40 MY 2013 to "High Performance" ? EDIT: (Included from comments) Volvo supplies several ...
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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 i can change the language to radio for Mazda Axela 2014?

how can i change the language to radio for Mazda Axela 2014 what type of video can play the dvd?
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2003 Tarago with Headunit 16069 want to change language from japanese to english

Bought a Toyota 2003 tarago with the following head unit , just taking a chance to see if someone out there knows how to change the language from japanese to english. I only have a Japanese manual and ...
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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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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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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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How to install bluetooth in a 05 Lexus ES330?

I’ve promised my girlfriend that for her birthday I will install a bluetooth system in her car like I have in mine. The day I got my car I simply had the head unit replaced with a new one with ...
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Replacement for Car Amplifier ( Rockford Fosgate Punch 60x2 )

My very old amplifier, a Rockford Punch 60x2 (this is an old amp) was ruined. It was underneath the seat of my car and my car got flooded a bit. I need to buy a replacement, and just get my system ...
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Power level of stereo in Honda Element 7-speaker system

The Honda Element in United States offered a factory stereo and 7-speaker system with subwoofer, at least in the early years such as 2004. What is the power output from that stereo to the speakers? I ...
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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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How to activate Aux on Japanese Honda Fit 2009 Gathers VXH-093 cvi?

How to activate Aux on Japanese Honda Fit 2009 Gathers VXH-093 cvi? I bought an IP-BUS aux cable, and I don't know how to activate aux on Gathers VXH-093 cvi.
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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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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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How would I go about mixing front/rear audio channels to a powered subwoofer?

I'm looking at installing a small powered subwoofer under my seat. Most conventional guides for doing this suggest putting the subwoofer on either the front or rear speakers to get a mono setup. My ...
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Power locks not working 2009 Honda Civic EX

I recently changed the radio on my Honda Civic and after I installed it I realized my key wasn't locking the doors. I replaced the battery on the key and still nothing. I also noticed that the power ...
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Software removed from Honda 2017 radio

I'm from Poland. I removed the software from the radio in Honda Accord Hybrid 2017. Only the reversing camera works. The service in Poland will not help me, because the car is from the USA. Does ...
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Audio settings in Infinity G37 got disabled…No audio now

I was watching this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D-Laz4E7tA and tried it on my 2013 Infiniti-G37x car. And audio settings got disabled. I can see the CD/Aux input/ USB playing...but there ...
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New Radio install

I have a 2003 f150 I'm installing a new DBL din head unit, the one i'm pulling out is a single din after market head unit, I wired up the harness and the unit would not turn on, i double checked ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to fix/replace a SEAT Toledo's radio?

My 2001 Toledo got flooded the other day and the radio stopped working. Went to the mechanic, who fixed the flooding issues but told me the radio was dead and had to be replaced. Im an electronics ...
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Steering wheel controls with non-iPod audio player in Nissan Sentra 2012

I have a 2012 Nissan Sentra SR (USA), with the default head unit that has an iPod cable. Ever since maybe iOS 5 or 6, it hasn't reliably connected with my iPod touch (a 4th gen and a 5th gen), and ...
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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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Aftermarket radio problem

I self-installed a Kenwood DNX4230BT Headunit into a 2003 Mercedes clk with stock factory speakers. Before I installed the Kenwood the audio was crystal clear and perfect with the wold merc Headunit, ...
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Car stereo wiring for illumination

A friend gave me the Toyota PZ071 stereo head unit. He installed a different set in his car and the original head unit he gave to me. Unfortunately, the installer left the original connector harness ...
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Keyless fob and radio dead on Pontiac Vibe 2005

Today I went out to my 2005 Pontiac Vibe and the keyless fob wasn't working at all (none of the buttons and my wife's wasn't working either so it's not the battery of the fob) and the radio unit was ...
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install software after HDD changed

how to install software on Toyota HDD Navigation (NHDN-W56g) after I've changed HDD? should I purchase it or can I dowload it and install using usb memory stick? thanks.
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Installing a 3rd party radio in a VW Polo

I am finding it hard to understand why I need run a 12v wire as well as use a Quadlock to ISO converter. The current VW radio clearly gets power from its connector and is able to tell if the engine ...
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BMW - what happens to car bluetooth phone if I connect audio from iphone via A2DP adaptor?

BMW 328i Cab - if I get an A2DP adapter to connect audio from iPhone to the car aux, will I still be able to view contacts, receive and make calls on the car's bluetooth hands free system?
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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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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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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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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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2016 Ford Fusion with SYNC 3 Radio Wiring Diagram

I’m looking for a 2016 Ford Fusion with SYNC 3 Radio Wiring Diagram. I’m planning on installing an aftermarket amp and subs an I need the diagram so I can install the line output converter. Does ...
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Can i master reset or fix my android radio?

My android radio is'nt working right. Its coming on but not letting me go on any programmes and the radio signal is'nt staying on the chanel i ask for. I want to do a master reset how do i so it. Is ...
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Doors will not lock

I replaced the factory radio in my 2005 Colorado with a aftermarket radio. The radio works great. The power door locks stopped working, on the doors and the fob. What did I do wrong?
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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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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 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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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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Radio intermittently drops out or looses settings (2009 Lexus ES350)

1) The radio in my 2009 Lexus ES350 periodically goes silent. This happens, typically, every fifteen minutes or so, and the silence lasts anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes. This happens ...
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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 ??