Replacing the Volvo Factory Radio

Discussion in 'Trucking Electronics, Gadgets and Software Forum' started by crc32, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. alex6999

    alex6999 Light Load Member

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    I bought connector 15 years ago for old volvo 99'
    It was $7 in walmart.
    It still present in 2015 truck. Just after Metra connector.
    But probably rear speakers in bunk will not work. But is it really needed?

    If you buying aftermarket radio make sure it have build in crossover to limit low frequency on dash speakers and high on door speakers.

    Anyways if it's your truck - replace speakers, you will never get same quality as stock radio. It's long story why.

    Buy only component speakers, not coaxial. And any amplifier, even cheap.

    About steering wheel buttons. 99% it will not work. It work via CAN-bus. It like computer network in modern vehicles.
    Some adaptors probably exists....
     
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  3. Alirkaa

    Alirkaa Bobtail Member

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    Hello all!
    I replaced radio in 2014 Volvo with JVC radio. Got harness of Amazon and it works fine except the actual radio... New thing has a typical rounded connector just like a CB. But nothing like that was present in truck wiring. And I'm not even sure which wire was responsible for antenna...
    Please help :)
     
  4. RoadRanger^^

    RoadRanger^^ Light Load Member

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    does your rear speaker in the cab works with this aftermarket radio and harness ?
     
  5. RoadRanger^^

    RoadRanger^^ Light Load Member

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    Does your rear speaker in the sleeper works with this aftermarket radio and harness ?
     
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