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    Has anyone tried the Car Navi Player head unit/dash kit?

    Hello, I've been stalking these forums for quite a bit, but am just now posting my first question... Has anyone installed the Car Navi Player head unit/dash kit on their FPIU? I have a 2015 and it is supposed to be plug and play, but I am curious how long it took anyone and how good the...
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    Sound from front drivers door only - Intermittent

    I have an 08 Eddie Bauer with Rear Entertainment System. I generally use Bluetooth to listen to my tunes through sync and occasionally the radio. Recently it will only play from the front drivers door speaker. Sometimes if I turn the ignition off, open the door and then start up again it will...
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    Upgrading head unit in my explorer

    so I have a 99 explorer limited with the 5.0 and I am upgrading the head unit but trying to figure out if I have the Mach or something else. It has the stereo with the rds and cd and cassette plus a 6 disc cd changer with the factory sub woofer. It's a 4 door also. So idk if it's the Mach or...
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    Question on adapter for SW controls w/ aftermarket HU

    Hi! I will soon be the proud owner of a '08 XLT with premium sound. I'll be installing an Eclipse CD5030 that is currently in my '00 Ford Contour. I want to be able to use the existing steering wheel (SW) audio controls on the '08 XLT with my Eclipse CD5030. From looking on here and google...
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    Intermittent Speakers

    Hey, guys, been a while since I've been on here, but in the past month or so, my 1996 Explorer Sport has developed some odd issues with the speakers. While going on rough roads/terrain, I've noticed that the front driver's side and rear passenger side speaker have intermittently become softer...
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    Dead Head Unit?

    I recently got a 1995 Explorer Eddie Bauer with the JBL audio system. The only problem with the whole vehicle is the radio won't power on. When the car is completely off, and I hold the clock button, the time will display. When I turn the ignition and everything comes on, the clock no longer...
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    Replacing Stereo 1995 Ex with Clarion 6 disc changer

    So my stereo is getting pretty worn out. going over small bumps it skips and casette tray doesnt work (got a casette that i can plug my phone into to play music). anyways, its dated and i want to get a new head unit. Ive helped replace them in other vehicles, but it was basic installation. what...
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    Head Unit For 2000 Explorer Xlt

    Hello, I am looking at getting a new head unit for my 2000 Explorer xlt. The vehicle has every option offered for it's model. I want to put a touch screen dvd head unit in it. Does anyone have some suggestions? I also would like to put sub woofers in the truck in the near future. So any...
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    2001 Sport New Head Unit

    I would like to replace my old radio with something new. Choosing a unit isn't the hard part, but finding the correct way to wire it up seems to be. I don't want to open up the dash and find out it doesn't work. I had seen this part and was wondering if it would be what I would need...
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    Nexus 7 head unit!

    I forgot to plug in the 4x4 controls. The following write-up does not work yet. The other day I noticed how well the Nexus 7 fit in the head unit slot. I know I've seen it done all over the internet, but I don't think anyone on this forum has done a write up, especially for this year explorer...
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    GPS for 2002 Explorer

    I have a 2002 ford explorer limited and I have been wanting to add an in-dash navigation system to it since last year. It now has the factory 6 disc cd changer head unit and I want to keep that fetaure. So I did some research and found out that the I can buy a ford factory gps from an '07-'10...
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    1996 JBL System Help?

    I have a 1996 XLT with the JBL Premium system, with the rear tuner. I recently purchased a new Pioneer DEH-P5200HD head unit and was going to install it, when I discovered the complexity of the JBL system. Also, the sub in the car has completely gone and I was thinking about upgrading that...
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    What do I need to install a new Head Unit?

    Was looking around and I want to get the Sony Xplod CD receiver. What I am confused on is what additional parts am I going to need to install it? I hear about mounting brackets and wire harnesses, but I'm not sure where exactly to get those and what parts I'm going to need. And because the...
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    Stock head unit?

    I have recently purchased a 99 ford explorer. And I do love my music but the stereo isn't cutting it. Everything is stock in the explorer( i.e Stock head unit, and 4 speakers in the doors) no sub. Would I be able to wire up a couple 6x8 speakers to the stock head unit for now. Until I find...
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    Installing a 6 CD changer into a new head unit. Help!

    I'm changing my stock 6 cd changer unit in my 95 explorer to a new head unit. I bought a new wire harness that has two separate harnesses in it, one for the power and such, and the other for all the speakers. The one harness hooks in fine (the one for the power) but since its a 6 cd changer the...
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    Stereo-Head Unit Compatibility

    Hey all- as I'm sure we have all encountered at some point or another, the light on my head unit has gone. It's doing the typical fade-in/fade-out when it feels like it and I have finally decided to upgrade it. I have 99' Eddie Bauer Explorer with the Mach Audio system (also has 6-disc CD...
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    99 eddie bauer mach stereo problem

    It seems I'm having the same problem as others out there with my (MACH system in a 99 EB) stereo overheating and as a result the display cuts-out but the sound keeps working. I'm considering replacing the head unit completely but would like to know what parts/harneses and how much time and...
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    Why won't new stereo work with speakers?? PLEASE HELP!

    I have a 1997 Explorer Eddie Bauer and it has the JBL sound system. I just got a Pioneer DEH-P4000UB head unit. I got the HU to power on and funtion, but it will not put music to my speakers! No matter which wire I connect it just will not play the speakers. I went and got a inside stereo...
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    1996 4wd Eddie Bauer Explorer Aftermarket H/U Install?

    Okay. So I have my beautiful '96 Eddie Bauer Truck. And I am trying to install an AfterMarket head unit to it. (I am also installing an amp+subs but i know how to do this). And i suppose i know how to install an aftermarket headunit as well. But to bad ford put in the premium sound into my...
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    probelms after install of new head unit

    ok i just put in a new head unit using the original wiring harness and getting a adapter kit from wallmart no brainer there guys don't cut your old harness well when i put the speaker conect in i noticed it looked a little worn as in might be coming apart oh by the way this is own my 94 eddie...
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