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#31 Mike77


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Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:33 PM

God dam it lol, so gotta run another wire down the car then,, good job the radio isn't actually fastened in yet, can't get it to click into place, it will only go so far, its almost there, but now I'm paranoid coz of the amount of wiring behind the unit,,, there is loads of it, and not much room grrr

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#32 Brigante


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Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:50 PM

Yes mate unfortnately

With the wire you've already connected to the reverse light, did you pierce a hole in the rubber thing in the boot like i did and thread the wire down under the car?

I know what you mean about the amount of wiring behind the stereo, theres !Removed! loads n it took me a fair while to ram the head unit far enough into the dash. All you can do is try and squash the bulk of it flat behind the heating controls.

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Posted 30 June 2015 - 09:33 AM

Hi Guys

Can I pick your brains because you all seem very experienced and know your way around the ford audio wiring.

I have fitted an aftermarket  touch screen with can bus but still can't get the steering wheel controls to work.

When I look in the ford quadlock at pin 6 and 8 which should have these swc wires there is nothing.

There are 3 wires separate not connected to anything  white/purple  white/grey and  1 black can you tell me if these are the swc wires that I need to connect appreciate any feedback.


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