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Old 08-28-2014, 11:14 AM   #1
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Adding an aux input without using an FM modulator or transmitter

I don't actually own the focus listed as mine but am asking on behalf of a friend about her focus. I was recruited to add an auxillary input to her focus after I told her that I was adding one to my nissan pathfinder for around $20. After hours of research I have found that either her radio has an unused port in the back or the port has cables for a XM radio or an aux input that are simply hidden behind her glovebox. I would like to tap into those by doing something similiar to what I plan on doing with my pathfinder (today or tomorrow depending on when parts arrive). She wants to do it cheap so buying a FM modulator or the adapter ford makes to tap into the hidden cables aren't options. If anyone has the tech know how to map out what pins/wires I need to connect to, please share.

Link to guide I am using:
http://www.thenissanpath.com/viewtopic.php?t=2413

Link to a video that shows her radio:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dOgRBEAS6bU



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Old 08-29-2014, 09:07 AM   #2
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If she is looking to keep the stock radio, you will need to get an AUX adapter harness like this one http://www.pac-audio.com/productDeta...&CategoryID=24 shows for about $56 on amazon.com maybe less on ebay or other sites. To my knowledge there isn't any hidden cables for an aux jack, as least not in my 06 ZXW that I have found.

If factory looks are not as important, can always go for a replacement head unit, going that way can even get things like bluetooth support for handsfree calling, audio streaming, and whatnot.
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Thanks pcordes1979. She wants this done as cheap as possible so a PAC unit isn't an option and neither is a replacement head unit.

I wasn't sure about the hidden cables as I have only seen a few references to them and only on the high end models from that year.
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