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barry0501

Adding an ipod adaptor - Can it be done ?

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I've seen some other threads for the C-Max suggesting there is a quadlock hidden somewhere for a quick hook-up, but I can't find anything on this one.

The car has the mp3 jack, but I really want full control from the steering wheel.

I have the bluetooth option and the standard Sony unit for the titanium, but really want the ipod (yes, I know it'd only another £50 when buying the car, but this car was in stock and I wanted it!)

Given Ford only charge £50, there can't be much to it?

Anyone have any good pointers?

Thanks in advance

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If you lucky you can buy a higher Bluetooth module and USB lead on eBay or scrap yards... and after £90 software update by ford garage, unfortunately this module not plug and play, need to add to the computer...

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If you lucky you can buy a higher Bluetooth module and USB lead on eBay or scrap yards... and after £90 software update by ford garage, unfortunately this module not plug and play, need to add to the computer...

I found this guide on fitting ipod adaptor to a focus mate may be the same on your kuga Click Here

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Hi there .

I may have some info which might be of use.

If you go to the mondeo page and i have a topic titled "is there a hidden usb port in a mk4 mondeo???"..

Now it turns out if you remove the glove box there is a blanked out plug on the left side , now one man on there assures me that if you buy a usb plug from Ford and he quotes £2.70 , he now has full i control on his steering wheel ..

i'm have the blanked out plug in my 59 reg mondeo and will be searching from the plug this week .

i let you know what happens ;-)

I wouldn't put i pass Ford to charge £50 for a three quid bit!!

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Is this true this hidden USB??? I too have a blank in glove box never thought bout removing it.... Unless it works

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This will be the bit you need.

Don't worry about the compatibility thing on the listing, it will fit mondeo, kuga, fiesta and focus. (helped my mate fit one on a MK4 mondeo last year.)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/160952285043?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

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So I literally remove blank plate, fit this part and my 6000 unit will play USB ?

Would I phone work on it?

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It should do but you would have to use a Ford iPhone, cable unless you update the firmware to enable you to use just a standard iPhone cable.

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