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AUX intalling, is it difficult?

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Old 08-19-2012, 10:27 PM
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Default AUX intalling, is it difficult?

i want to install an AUX to my accord EX-L 2006. but i dont know what i should do without destroying the value to the car.
was helpfull, but i want to kinda have it how it would come out of the factory.
 
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Old 08-20-2012, 05:45 PM
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buying the good adapters (i like PAC-Audio or USA-Spec) lets you minimize (or prevent) cutting factory wires). incorporating the AUX jack in an OEM type manner is based on your own fabrication skills.

a good unit will have good instructions and be plug-and-play.

for a description of how to get behind the factory radio, download the instructions from Metra-online for your year/make/model head unit install kit.
 
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Old 08-21-2012, 10:30 AM
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thanks Keep_hope_alive, i have a 06 honda accord. and thanks for the sites and audio refrence points! the only thing i am concerned with is shorting out my system. i saw a few online videos on intalling new audio. 1 had you take the negitive lead from the battery off and you have to punch in a factory code to get it to work again. is it nesesscary to pull that lead off or can i just plug and go?
 
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:41 PM
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You can leave the negative connected with plug-n-play harnesses, but it is always safer to disconnect. The radio will need the code anyway when you unplug the harness.
 
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:42 PM
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Just follow the PacAudio and Metra instructions and you can ignore videos. Most videos I see are from people I wouldn't let near my car. You can't trust the Internet!
 
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