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BMW E90 Aftermarket Head Unit Eonon GA9165B Installation Troubleshoot with Auto StartStop Button

If you look closely, there's a line that goes in between the panel for the head unit itself, and the HVAC controls. The actual head unit itself is separate from everything below it. Checking the head ...
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JVC KW-AV50 has weird issue with MP3 stored on USB

I think you probably need to take an approach of changing things, possibly changing everything, until functionality is restored: Change the USB disk for another capacity, speed and brand. Perhaps ...
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Do I need a DAB ariel/antenna when installing a DAB radio in an older car?

No - although you will need an antenna splitter (something like this) as the DAB aerial connector is different. As a side note you'll also want to ensure that the headunit you buy has DAB+ ...
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USB Err1 on Alpine CDA-100

According to this site, "USB Err 1" on Alpine head units indicates that no songs were found on the USB device. Likely, the head unit isn't accessing your phone as a thumb drive, or your phone isn't ...
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Mazda Axela 2009 Pioneer C9P5 Head Unit

Your reverse camera is in "off" state. Go to Navigation and press menu, there are several option, go to "others" and you will find the camera settings. Use google translate and use the camera to ...
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Prevent Stereo Shutdown During Ignition

If your supply is cut for a couple of seconds, then you will need quite a large capacitor to keep power supplied to the head unit, especially if the volume is turned up quite high at the time. You ...
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Can a secondary audio wire harness be spliced into a factory head unit harness?

You want a line-out converter. You need rca pre-amp outputs, but your factory radio doesn't have them. You can tap into the speaker connection at the speaker closest to where you will install the amp ...
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How do I change the system language of a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt?

The below instructions are for the 2010 but they are very similar. On the 09, I don't believe you need the ignition turned on to change the language. On the left side of the steering wheel, info is ...
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JVC KW-AV50 has weird issue with MP3 stored on USB

I believe that the " ._ " files are being created by your Mac, possibly these files are confusing the head-unit of system. Look into Why are dot underscore "._" files created, and how can I avoid ...
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Connect car speakers to 2 separate head units

There are switches available for swapping between sets of speakers : check out the HiFi world - you can use these to switch between two head units. Depending on the type of switch you may be able to ...
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Mitsubishi Lancer 2017 AUX input

SOLVED IT! Successfully installed an Aux today. I have a stock 2017 ES sport Lancer and wanted to put an Aux in, looked everywhere and couldn't find one already installed, after days of googling I ...
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Car Media Player

Lots of choices mate. Bit silly talking about batteries when there are hundreds of thousands of navigation units out there happily sitting on the dash and in the hot, hot sun all day long. The temps ...
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BMW head unit losing memory after some time

In some manner, the 12v always-on power isn't always on. Connect your voltmeter or test light to the always-on circuit, and leave it connected for the same length of time it takes for the head unit ...
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2009 dodge journey SXT aftermarket android head unit

I owe this to anyone searching this forum site for answers. It turns out that the 2009 dodge journey radio acc ignition switch is controlled by some internal computer in the car called CAN BUS or DATA....
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2009 dodge journey SXT aftermarket android head unit

That red from your new unit is for ignition. We used orange for ignition but it could be anything by the time it gets to the head unit. You shouldn't have to run cable to connect it. The harness ...
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