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Old 05-28-14, 05:51 PM   #1
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Default Head Unit Going Bad... Suggestions?

Hey guys, my head unit is artifacting and the sound is kind of tinny(don't know if that's how it normally sounds). I was thinking I would explore my options as far as a replacement goes.

I was wondering, with replacing it with another factory head unit, would I ever be able to hook up an amp or a subwoofer? Would I be able to install the factory nav head unit without modification?

If I did decide to get an aftermarket headunit, I would have to pay someone to connect my steering wheel controls to it, seeing as how there isn't an adapter made for my car.

Anyone else had to make this decision?
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Old 05-28-14, 06:21 PM   #2
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To my knowledge, if you're using another 2GS nav head unit then it should be plug and play. As for hooking up an amp and sub, I'm fairly certain someone's done it before, but you should check in the DIY thread as the information would most likely be there... or maybe someone else will chime in later.

As for connecting an aftermarket receiver and getting it to work with the steering wheel controls, there's a thread from another user who figured out how to get it to work, however he'd be the one to ask since I was just going to use the remote that came with my Pioneer.
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