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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 (...
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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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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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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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How am i am able to fix or reset a ford android radio [duplicate]

I had looked at the fuses and taken the battery out.ive tried thhe factory resef on the setting.but its that bad now i cant even use the touch screen.xx
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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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Keeping radio/stereo unit powered on, when car ignition is off?

The Problem: I bought the new car radio/stereo unit, installed it, but there is a problem it wont stay on when i turn of my car. And it also loses preferences (volume, radio stations, etc) Info about ...
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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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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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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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91 Buick Regal radio/amp replacement

I have a 91 Buick Regal sedan that some part of the car stereo has died on. It turns on but I cannot get any audio out of it. It seems that the radio and amp are contained in one unit under the glove ...
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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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Radio Head Unit Flickering On/Off

My 2011 Jeep Patriot started having issues with the radio head unit a few months ago. The radio started occassionally cutting out and coming back on a few seconds later. The issue got progressively ...
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Noise in stereo that changes pitch with engine RPM

This is a question of curiosity. I have a '98 Acura Integra, a cheap car stereo with a 3.5mm aux in, a cheap inverter and a smart phone. If I have the smart phone audio hooked up to the car stereo and ...
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Honda Odyssey ex-l res anti theft radio code issue

Battery connection got loose and the radio system got shut off. I fixed the connection by tightening the battery cable (not sure how this happened as my car gets serviced at a honda dealer only). Now ...
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My stereo lost power

Hey so I recently messed with my headlights on my Mustang 2002 but in the process I guess I lost power to my stereo? What happened and how do I fix 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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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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1-2 sec delay between phone video and car audio connected to phone via bluetooth

When I drive my kids they often watch cartoons on my android phone with the cartoon's audio coming out of the car speakers, connected to the car's audio system via bluetooth. Unfortunately, there is a ...
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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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Aux Audio Input for 2006 Honda Accord

I'd like to add an auxiliary audio input to my 2006 Honda Accord LX-SE: What parts do I need to purchase? Can someone with a rudimentary understanding of electronics perform the installation? What's ...