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Old 07-21-2013, 03:54 AM
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Finally did the mod today and yaaaay it works....

But when I lower the volume, I hear that FM also playing parallelly but no hissing...

When I increase volume on phone I don't hear that much but still not satisfied with FM playing in parallel

Any idea what could have gone wrong?

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anyone with the problem what I have ?
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Old 07-21-2013, 10:37 AM
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Re: Did the tuner-mod the other day...

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anyone with the problem what I have ?
I have that problem sometimes... just make sure the volume of your aux device is at the max.

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Old 07-21-2013, 12:54 PM
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Re: Did the tuner-mod the other day...

Who's in the atlanta, florida, south/north carolina, alabama or tennessee area that can do this mod? I have an 03 745 w/L7.

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Old 07-22-2013, 09:47 AM
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Finally did the mod today and yaaaay it works....

But when I lower the volume, I hear that FM also playing parallelly but no hissing...

When I increase volume on phone I don't hear that much but still not satisfied with FM playing in parallel

Any idea what could have gone wrong?

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I had the same issue when I did this mod. You may want to try a Portable Headphone Amplifier. This is the one I found and it works great no more radio station bleed thru.
http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_...Amplifier.html
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Old 09-01-2013, 04:03 PM
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im trying this mod next weekend, tired of these cds. thanks
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Old 09-01-2013, 07:08 PM
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one question regarding this mod. when i cut the aux cable how many wires will i see in there and what color do i solder at C and D?
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Old 09-01-2013, 07:35 PM
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Did the tuner-mod the other day...

You will see three.. Blk is ground.. The other two colors will be for right & left channels.


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Old 09-02-2013, 08:35 AM
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Old 09-02-2013, 03:35 PM
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With the aux wire I used the ground was just a bare wire ... The left and right were white and red. For those doing this mode make sure you wrap any exposed wire after you have soldered it on with some electrical tape. When I first did the mod, I had a little bare wire on both the right and left channel that were touching the board which made my radio sound horrible and gave me feedback when I connect my aux device. After covering any exposed wire with electrical tape .. All is well and there is little to no feedback through the radio when using the auxillary input.
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Old 09-02-2013, 05:08 PM
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For those doing this mode make sure you wrap any exposed wire after you have soldered it on with some electrical tape. When I first did the mod, I had a little bare wire on both the right and left channel that were touching the board which made my radio sound horrible and gave me feedback when I connect my aux device..
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Old 09-05-2013, 11:39 AM
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need help, im doing this mod right now, my board look a little different from the one on the pic. i have a 2002 i. trying to figure where i solder the wires
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Old 09-05-2013, 12:20 PM
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need help, im doing this mod right now, my board look a little different from the one on the pic. i have a 2002 i. trying to figure where i solder the wires
There seems to be some slight difference but the soldering points are in the same general area. what I did was just manually checked by holding the wiring on the soldering point with my hand and tested it in the car.

So just connect your sound device to you auxillary cable and ground the wire on the shell of the tuner then place the right of left channel on what you believe should be the soldering point and listen for sound. Once you know you have correctly identified the soldering points then finish the job
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:27 PM
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got it working, thanks to everyone on this thread i can finally listen to internet radio in the flagship.
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Old 01-27-2014, 08:19 AM
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Okay, I have read all 8 pages and I am going to attempt this mod this weekend! I'm excited and nervous at the same time but it seems pretty simple. Wish me luck......better yet, say a prayer lol
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Old 01-29-2014, 12:19 PM
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You'll be fine. I'm not good at soldering and I was able to do this. Love having the aux option.
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:37 PM
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You'll be fine. I'm not good at soldering and I was able to do this. Love having the aux option.
Hey you're in SD too? I'm in Chula Vista. I'm looking at doing this to my car... deathly afraid of soldering though. Would you be open to helping me out? Pizza & beer included
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Old 01-29-2014, 05:10 PM
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Hey you're in SD too? I'm in Chula Vista. I'm looking at doing this to my car... deathly afraid of soldering though. Would you be open to helping me out? Pizza & beer included
Sure...not a problem. I'm in Bonita so we're close by. Send me a pm and we can make arrangements.
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Old 01-29-2014, 05:23 PM
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Woot! PM sent! Thanks man!
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Old 01-30-2014, 11:02 PM
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RadioShack AUX cable works great. Male/female extension 16'. Cut the female end off and strip the wires to solder onto the correct points.
I don't get it... $100k car, you're saving $100s by doing this mod, but you can't afford to go buy a decent, gold plated, insulated monster 3.5mm cable? I've worked with audio for years and am amazed how people relegate audio cabling to the cheapest they can get. To everyone doing this mod, do yourself and your audio quality a huge favor and buy a good quality cable to cut 1 end off. Low oxygen, silicone cable etc. will set you back around $40-$50. These stories of people using mouse cables and cut-off headphone wires (unless they were $300 headphones!) make me shudder with disbelief...

GREAT MOD! Dont ruin it by using rubbish cable.
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Old 02-14-2014, 03:22 PM
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Both are rubbish I hope you didn't buy either? (Old thread I know...)
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Old 02-21-2014, 02:55 PM
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Hey, just got around to starting this mod......I removed the HPS cap and took out the screw. Now I am pulling the panel and I want to make sure I don't break it but its not that easy to pop off. I heard the clip closest to me pop out but the rest are not budging. Am I missing something??? How should I pull the rest of the panel off?

Silly question, is this on the drivers side rear or passenger side?
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Old 02-21-2014, 05:21 PM
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Got the top panel off and about to take the bottom panel off and I see ^^^^^^THAT.....is that an airbag??? Am I doing this correct?
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Old 02-21-2014, 07:32 PM
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Got the top panel off and about to take the bottom panel off and I see ^^^^^^THAT.....is that an airbag??? Am I doing this correct?
You're doing it right... Take out the screw and take the bottom panel out... The tuner will be behind that.
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Old 02-22-2014, 08:56 AM
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You're doing it right... Take out the screw and take the bottom panel out... The tuner will be behind that.
Thanks, I got it!

Does anybody know the exact size of the star tool needed for the 5 screws that attach the motherboard in the box??? I have tried everything in my house........So close, I can taste it
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Old 02-22-2014, 12:56 PM
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Okay, last step......can somebody please circle the 3 spots on the pic I need to solder and then repost it? I would really appreciate it and I don't want to mess it up

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