Questions tagged [audio]

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

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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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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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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 ...
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Could installing a 12V radio on a JDM Simpa damage the battery and alternator, causing the alternator to put out no charge?

I am a Canadian living in France. I bought a "voiture sans permis" (JDM Simpa) for my son to go to and fro school... It is essentially a very small motor vehicle which can only go up to 80 km per hour....
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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Radio Theftlock

Blew the bulb in my stock radio, picked up another radio from the junk yard, and of course there's the theftlock (I should've known). I've read about being able to get a code by holding down various ...
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Change language car stereo Toyota NHDN-W56 [duplicate]

I am unable to change Japanese to English language for my Toyota NHDN-W56 car stereo. Please help me with the user manual.
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Ford Fusion 2014 Wiring Diagram

I just picked up a new 2014 Ford Fusion and am planning on modifying the factory audio equipment. I've been searching around on some websites (The 12 Volt and various forums) and can't seem to find a ...
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radio reset accord

I've been trying to mess around in the touch screen android system for couple days trying to figure out a way to install apps like Waze and any app for the matter of fact. I went into the diagnostic ...
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Bluetooth module causing interference with aftermarket setup

I am fitting a new soundsystem in my bmw (e46). There's an amplifier in the boot (mb quart onx 4.80/500). A line out converter converts the high level inputs from the OEM headunit, into the low level ...
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Ford 6000 CD radio code locked [closed]

I have a 2009 Ford with the following radio ID: V023619 can anyone tell me the code to unlock? Thanks
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Ford KA Car stereo reset after battery removed, requiring security code

I had the battery replaced in my Ford KA (08), and now the radio is requiring a passcode, which I do not know. Is there a way to find out what the passcode is, or bypass it somehow? I have seen this ...
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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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Wiring for radio issues?

I have a 04 jeep grand cherokee special edition and the factory harness was cut out so I figured whatever I'll just hard wire it. Found all the speaker wire colors matches them up but the battery ...
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Honda Accord radio anti-theft code not working…what am I doing wrong and what should I do?

I had to remove the battery so I can replace the driver's side low beam headlight. I didn't bother to buy a settings saver because I found the security code in my Honda's packet (I bought this car ...
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My radio says ERRE only. How do I get the word CODE to show?

I need to reset my 2004 Honda radio. I have the code and the serial number. I can't get the screen to show the word CODE. It shows ERRE only and won't change to CODE. What do I do?
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Alternator regulator gone bad 3x in one day

I have a 2008 Toyota Camry 2.4l. My problem is battery is over charging causing amplifier ground wire to blow fuses and also melt the wire, battery tested it is good. Tested alternator and tested bad ...
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Car stereo lights dim/flicker

Thank you for taking the time to read this. Last year, I installed a car stereo head unit in my car. I did the installation myself rather than having it done professionally. I am no expert in that ...
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2009 Kia Rio Radio seems to not be able to get a signal (no sound)

I have a 2009 Kia Rio. Recently the car radio stopped working. The unit powers on, all the buttons/display seem to work normally, but the radio scans for a station with no sound. No, static, nothing. ...
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Constant power to radio?

Normally, my understanding is that power to the radio is cut when the ignition is turned off. I am looking at installing a normal computer in a car (not an Android) and the problem is that if you ...
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Is it possible to change the language of a 2009 Mazda Axela stereo and navigation system from Japanese to English?

I have a 2009 Mazda Axela which comes with a navigation and stereo system that is in Japanese. Is it possible to change the language to English?
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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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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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Speaker bass buzz

I am having some major troubles. I installed a custom sound system into a C5 Corvette. The deck is a KVT-7012BT Kenwood ( I used speaker wire to ground the RCAs). The speakers are Pioneers; two ...
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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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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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car stereo connectors

I just bought a new stereo for my Honda CRV and now I would like to buy a connector to avoid rewiring. Unfortunately neither of the two plugs are standard connectors. Does anyone know what these ...
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Av input Citroen c5 break

So I have found this av input in my Citroen c5 break 2.0 vtr in the glove compartment. I fail to find in the manual what it is for and google is not being much help either. Does anyone know what it ...
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How to avoid (if possible) equipment damage when mounting a gramophone on a car

This is a question on the verge of general DIY/engineering and car modification: I am planning to mount a turntable/gramophone either in my car, or (an even stranger idea I know) on the exterior, i.e. ...
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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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