Some items that I playback from my iPhone are quite distorted as if there is a pre-amp that is being overdriven. Behind the control panel underneath the stereo are four 10 mm screws that mount the stereo to the dash. They are different sizes, and need to be put in the right hole. Adrian Finally got the head unit out today. They also report a lot of noise on the line that I do not hear my end. A few days and i had it ready to install.
Mine is like the set of pics earlier in this thread. You really don't want to accidentally solder together multiple pins, and you don't want to block the ribbon cable you must plug back into the connector. Place both of your hands into the upper storage compartment, exert outward pressure, and gently pull the bottom of the panel out towards you. A 2005 Toyota Corolla with a single disk cd player is used as the example, but this technique works for many types of stereos. Gently push the trim piece back in place until it is flush with the radio's face plate. Keep track of the screws because the next step has many more. I felt so accomplished when I finished installing it! The process was relatively quick and easy.
I would prefer to keep the existing radio rather that fit a third party device as I have had bad experiences of these units being stolen from previous vehicles. After much cursing and gnashing of teeth, I put the car back together. The kit works a treat though and should control your iPod no problems. Playlists are accessed via the disc buttons on the headunit. Slide the stereo almost into place, and reconnect the antenna, power, and speaker cables. Main point - Get the radio out Once the radio's surroundings are removed, it is easy to unscrew the 4 bolts underneath with a long tool that fits and when taking it out or putting it in, you must go straight and slow and pay attention to where it is going, maybe use a flashlight if you can't see inside.
This is all that I know because most of my info comes from ebay. I thought I was onto a winner when I found this on Google. Stu Hi Stu, Don't know if you'll have installed the kit yet, but as far as I know it won't charge the iPhone. The answers were clear and very helpful. Surely that is so obvious yet expensive option that it is note worth stating here! If I had a question are there more clips to release? Donations are not tax deductible.
Did you try this kit with? There is also one more metal to metal screw, but it is for the cd drive, and there are two screws that look different from all the rest. Please help support this website by shopping at. I'll let you know if I find a suitable way of connecting the iPod directly to it or else the most reasonable kit available. I just taped a powerful magnet to the top of a screwdriver. It took me a little over 30 minutes to remove the radio, plug in the aux input adapter, route the headphone jack cable and re-install everything. What can be the reason for this? You don't need the stacker, just the port on the back.
There one fairly close to the ribbon cable ports. Do you have a recommendation of a headunit, preferably one that I can order online and connect myself. I own a Toyota Corola Verso Family 1. However, using Google translate to read it, it specifically says it is not compatible with this model radio. I had to use a different Ground soldering point since I wasn't sure of where it was.
I have heard a lot from others online too. Tune the radio to this channel, and you will be able to hear music wirelessly. All you need to do is get the radio out, plug in 3 connectors then find somewhere to store the control box I taped mine up behind the stereo and run the cable for plugging in to your Ipod. I used a long headphone jack I got from radioshack and cut it to my desired length and stripped the wires. I absolutely hate static, and fm transmitters are the worst. Thanks for going to the effort of posting all your photos and info here - without it I wouldn't have a clue - may be a fruitless attempt though! If I connect via Bluetooth and turn down the volume to 75% the same track plays fine At 100% volume on Bluetooth it is still distorted. Once installed, it worked like a charm! I would recommend this product no problem.
Look below the radio and line up the metal holes with the screw holes in the black plastic. The pictures are not great but will give you an idea or the layout. Please let me know and I will gladly assist you further. Here are some pictures and some of the details on it. I've seen offers from manufactures, such as but don't know which model to choose. The other issue is with the Bluetooth telephone calls.
The Toyota auxiliary audio adapter will allow you to maintain all the factory functions from your Radio, These are not universal they are made for Toyota Radios only. They are all located just below the bottom of the radio's faceplate. Then gently slide the radio out of its housing. How can I fix this? Please refer to the table below to find detailed comparison between these two products. We both use our iphone 4s.
Do you have a recommendation of a headunit, preferably one that I can order online and connect myself. If you don't know what you're listening to then you just have to check the display on your Ipod! I finally got round to getting the head unit out on my 2008 Verso only 2 years after buying the kit to find that it didn't fit any of the available connections and would be appear to be for an earlier Verso model. The socket that the Toyota iPod kit connects to is the second from the left. Taking off the heater and shelf middle console only has one screw which is in the center knob the fan speed. Generally I am happy with the way it works but I do have a couple of concerns.