2004-2005 Saturn Ion & Vue MP3 Radio in 2000-2002 Saturn S-Series

This video demonstrates a Saturn MP3-capable factory/OEM radio from a 2004-2005 Saturn Ion & Vue installed into a 2000-2002 Saturn S-Series. This radio requires modifying the factory radio plug. but otherwise fits/operates perfectly in the following Saturns: 2000-2002 S-Series, 2000-2005 L-Series, 2002-2003 Vue, and 2003 Ion. It is also a plug and play swap for 2004-2005 Saturn Ion and Vue that don't already have it since it was optional from Saturn for those years & models. Here is a link to the instructions: http://www.saturnfans.com/forums/showthread.php?t=161684&page=2

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How to set the clock on a Saturn car radio
Your clock is always wrong. You rent or borrow a car and that clock is wrong. Either you and everyone you know and rent from are idiots or you just need simple guidance. I'm not judgmental so you can figure that part out. For my part I'll figure out setting clocks in cars. We all have our bailiwick. Since you no longer have an excuse I expect you to be on time however. Okay a little judgmental.





$1 AUX Stereo Input Hack
Here's how to hack into your radio to add an aux input to connect your phone or mp3 player. This method applies to the Honda Accord, but may also be similar for the Civic, CRV and Element from the mid 2000's that did not originally come with an aux input. Forget expensive aux adapters that cost $30-$100! Add your own for the cost of the 3.5mm stereo cable - $1! This DIY video shows you how to open up the radio, examine the motherboard circuitry, solder and connect your own aux line. Also shown is a second method, that you don't even have to open up your radio - just add it to the CD changer lines going to the radio through the accessory port. Honda radio's internally use digital data transmission to select inputs. Traditionally, this hack would be easy with a tape player or analog CD player. However this radio uses a digital CD player. Therefore, the radio is the only analog signal that can be hacked into. Wires are soldered to the AF OUT port on the AM/FM modulator, and automatically override the FM signal when audio is played. The downside is that it's only a mono input. The second method to getting an aux input requires a Honda accessory plugged into the 14-pin M-bus connector. The accessory, be it an external CD changer, tape player or ipod connector, will use the internal I2C protocol to fool the radio into thinking there's an audio input from the accessory port. We then inject our own signal from our phone/mp3 player. This will give you clearer stereo sound, however at line level volume, so you'll have to crank it up a bit. Additionally you can add a bluetooth adapter to pair your phone with your car wirelessly. Now you can finally throw away that FM transmitter for some much improved quality sound! This hack was performed on a 2004 Honda Accord and will be the same for 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Accords. A full DIY writeup can be found here: http://www.driveaccord.net/forums/154-audio-electronics-lighting/434978-diy -%241-aux-input-hack.html





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How to Change Tie Rods (inner and outer tie rod ends)
How to replace inner and outer tie rods. This video will show you in depth how to change the inner and outer tie rods of your car or truck. You need a special tool, an inner tie rod end tool, to complete the job (this can be rented for free at your local parts store). The job straight forward and anyone with basic tools can do it! Inexpensive tie rods: http://amzn.to/1XckepV Tie rod tool I used: http://amzn.to/1XcjTUf Inexpensive Tie Rod Tool: http://amzn.to/2j7fwYj Torque Wrench I used: http://amzn.to/1XcoPs8 How to check to see if your tie rod is bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brI2feYiEi8 Tie Rod End Cutaway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RjhtVse6jE Become a ChrisFix Subscriber→ http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 Instagram→ https://www.instagram.com/chrisfixit Facebook→ https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 Website → http://www.ChrisFixed.com My Channel Home Page → https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. New videos every Thursday** Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, I cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Use this information at your own risk. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.




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